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What If Your Company Asked People What They Wanted To Buy? These Guys Do...

Global brands are still wasting millions of pounds each year on advertising that doesn’t reach the right audiences at the right time. With increased competition and pressure for results, big companies are reviewing their marketing and go-to-market strategies with increasing frequency. One of the …

Entrepreneurship

What Gaming Giant EA Knows About Bridging Creativity and Profit

In an interview at Singularity University’s Global Summit in San Francisco, Andy Billings spoke to us about how he’s bridging the gap between the …

Emerging Technology

Building the Blockchain to End All Blockchains

Bitcoin, the first practical implementation of blockchain technology, was the buying opportunity of all time. The price of bitcoin has risen faster …

Bitcoin

The ‘Tesla of Ecovillages’ Is Building Self-Reliant Villages for the Coming Billions

In an interview at Singularity University’s Global Summit in San Francisco, James Ehrlich shared insights on how combining lessons from nature with …

Sustainability

Know Thy Futurist

Many visions of the future proliferate in Silicon Valley. Which one is worth fighting for?<p>Have you heard? Someday we will live in a perfect society …

Long-form Journalism

The Most Powerful Solutions Are Born When Uncommon Partners Unite

In an interview at Singularity University’s Global Summit in San Francisco, SU associate founder and CEO Rob Nail discussed the power of bringing …

Exponential Finance Conference

For-good investor Zinc.vc launches in London to solve world’s biggest problems

Last year, a new VC emerged in Silicon Valley, designed to deal with the world’s biggest problems. 50 Years said it wanted to solve real-world problems, while at the same time as making money. What if you took that ethos and created a sort of Y Combinator-for-good?<p>Today London, seems to be poised …

Startups

Singularity University Accelerator Aims to Set Impact Entrepreneurs Up for Long-Term Success

With the backing of a group of impact investors, <b>Singularity University</b>, a global community with a mission to educate, inspire and empower leaders to …

Innovation

This AI Assistant Helps Demystify Complex Research

In an interview at Singularity University’s Global Summit in San Francisco, Anita Schjøll Brede talked about how artificial intelligence can help …

Artificial Intelligence

Why Doing What You Love Matters More Than Getting Top Marks

In an interview at Singularity University’s Global Summit in San Francisco, Esther Wojcicki discussed the future of learning and how to give students …

Education

How to scale fast with a 1-week hiring plan

Exponential organizations are a new breed of business built to scale very rapidly. These are enterprises that operate 10 times better, faster, and more cost effectively than their traditional, linearly-operated peer organizations. They exploit the benefits of “exponential”, or scaling, technologies …

Exponential Finance Conference

Over 6000 Canadians From Coast to Coast to Join in SingularityU Canada Summit Experience

<b>Through Partnerships with Innovation Hubs and Community Organizations From Victoria to Charlottetown, Inaugural SingularityU Canada Summit to Welcome Canadians in More than 30 Communities Across the Country</b><p>TORONTO, Sept. 22, 2017 /CNW/ - For the first time in Canada, leaders in technology, business …

Canada

Kraft: Healthcare data-flow of the future will be fluid, proactive, and personalized

The individual parts of the healthcare system of the future are here, but it will take forward-thinking innovators to bring those pieces together …

Digital Health

Abundance Is Possible, But Only If Everyone's Along for the Ride

In an interview at Singularity University’s Global Summit in San Francisco, Mark Brand suggested abundance won’t happen on its own—we’ve all got to …

Emerging Technology

Online Dating Pioneer: Algorithmic Insights Can Help Us Become Better People

In an interview at Singularity University’s Global Summit in San Francisco, J. Galen Buckwalter said the quantitative study of personality is finding …

Emerging Technology

2 reasons you need to experiment with AI right now

AI isn’t all sci-fi. Businesses must adopt new technology now to prepare for the future, says Michael Davies<p>Which statement do you believe? Robots …

Business School

Why Improvisation Is a Crucial Skill for Great Leadership and Innovation

In an interview at Singularity University’s Global Summit in San Francisco, Stanford’s Dan Klein explained how he’s taking improvisational theater …

Leadership

To Unleash Your Full Potential, Do These 3 Things

One of the toughest parts about starting something new is getting the courage to take that first step. We’ve all been there– one moment we feel excited, but then the next the voice inside our head creeps up to silence our passions. We tell ourselves things like “I have too many things going on” or …

Self-improvement

Globalisation gives way to localisation, in profound change, UBS economist says

Global trade has reached its peak and globalisation is giving way to localisation, which is one of the most "profound changes" currently facing the …

Business (South Africa)

Publicis Communications extends innovation footprint to Mexico

Publicis Communication Mexico has confirmed the formation of a new Drugstore unit to further the creative coms businesses reputation for innovation …

Innovation

There's Hope for the Planet: The 'Greatest Era of Exploration Is Just Beginning'

In an interview at Singularity University’s Global Summit in San Francisco, oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle said we live in a remarkable time when …

Emerging Technology

Privahini Bradoo: Turning science into a business

Academic turned entrepreneur to mine globe's electronic waste, reports Tamsyn Parker. Privahini Bradoo thought she had her career all planned out.She …

New Zealand News

How to Build Your Startup Without Hiring A Single Person

<i>Expectations have never been higher — not just from investors but from talented people, too. Here’s how to create your way into business.</i>Ten years …

Startups

A Shift to Purpose and Well-Being

Singularity University has been talking about purpose for some time now. They describe a focus that is audaciously big and aspirational, causing …

Standard Of Living

Can Science Reverse Aging?

"In 30 years, I will be younger than today, not older," says José Luis Cordeiro, who's a founding faculty member at Singularity University, a Silicon …

Singularity

Richard Branson Just Endorsed Basic Income — Here Are 10 Other Tech Moguls Who Support the Radical Idea

It might seem odd for tech entrepreneurs to take an interest in income distribution policy. But an increasing number of high-profile Silicon Valley …

Basic Income

Educated women are the key to reversing climate change

One author and activist thinks he’s found the answer to reversing climate change: the education and empowerment of women.<p>In a talk at Singularity University’s Global Summit last week, author Paul Hawken presented an extensive plan for how to reduce climate change. Specifically, he says family …

Climate

Meet Gigafood, the Tesla-inspired Swedish startup that wants to feed a billion people without compromising on health, taste or the environment

Gigafood wants to get you fast food that not only tastes good and looks appealing, but is also environmentally friendly.<p>Sounds almost too good to be true?<p>But that’s exactly what Ida Högberg and Rebecka Carlsson say they are achieving with their new startup - using Elon Musk and Donald Trump as …

Sweden

12 Companies That Are Making the World a Better Place

The Singularity University Global Summit in San Francisco this week brought brilliant minds together from all over the world to share a passion for …

Sustainability

Risk Takers Are Back in the Space Race—and That’s a Good Thing

“In a fight between Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, who would win?” Peter Diamandis asked Blue Origin’s Erika Wagner to kick off a conversation with a …

Peter Diamandis