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Why Does Internal Innovation Often Fail? ‘Entrepreneur’ Is Not The Same As ‘Innovator’

Today I had a conversation with a client in which he spoke of the internal entrepreneurial groups in his well-established $3 billion company. He referred to these internal teams and… Read more »

How Distributed Ledgers Are Disrupting HR Technology

When it comes to enterprise IT discussions, human resources (HR) technology has not gotten the same hype enjoyed by other technologies like blockchain, big data and the Internet of Things…. Read more »

Amazon’s new healthcare company could give smaller healthtech players a boost

JPMorgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway have joined forces with Amazon to form a new healthcare company for all U.S. employees. Right now details are so sparse there’s not even a name associated… Read more »

7 Common Misconceptions Young People Have About Entrepreneurship

Google recently conducted a survey to see what young people think about popular brands. It turns out that brands with an entrepreneurial story behind them are considered the coolest. Companies with cachet among… Read more »

Education technology is a global opportunity 

$8.15 billion. That’s the amount global investors staked in edtech companies in the first 10 months of 2017. Education used to be simple: there was a blackboard, a teacher and desks in… Read more »

Are the Most Innovative Companies Just the Ones With the Most Data?

Do you still use Yahoo? Do you still remember MySpace? Compaq? Kodak? The cases of startups with superior ideas dethroning well-established incumbents are legion. This is the beauty of “creative… Read more »

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Why Does Internal Innovation Often Fail? ‘Entrepreneur’ Is Not The Same As ‘Innovator’

Today I had a conversation with a client in which he spoke of the internal entrepreneurial groups in his well-established $3 billion company. He referred to these internal teams and… Read more »

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How a Fast-Growing Startup Built Its Sales Team for Long-Term Success

It’s common for leaders of sales teams to focus almost exclusively on short-term tactics and current operations while failing to think and act in a way that supports the longer-term… Read more »

Best Stocks 2018: 4 Biotech and Healthcare Stocks to Buy Now

As far as industries go, few are quite as complex, multifaceted, and, as T. Rowe Price Health Sciences fund portfolio manager Ziad Bakri puts it, “idiosyncratic” as health care. The… Read more »

HR Tech: Why customers should be at the centre of every software investment

With new HR technologies being released all the time and the pace of change accelerating, it was important to hear who had “been there, done that”. Source: HR Tech: Why… Read more »

ICYMI Dec. 3-9: New restaurants and hidden gems, plus ‘squishies’ and historic homes

Olivia is 11, and she’s TekMountain’s youngest entrepreneur, building a business based on squishies and slime. What’s a squishie? It’s like a stress ball, with a lot more personality. And… Read more »

AI Is the Next Phase of Human Evolution | HuffPost

I think we’re missing the bigger picture when it comes to AI. Once again humanity tricked itself into thinking that this time, it’s the end. That the looming technological revolution… Read more »

Meet the 11-year-old who’s made a business out of slime

Meet Olivia Alexander, 11, TekMountain’s youngest member and owner of Squishtastic. Alexander started Squishtastic to raise money for a new…and more » Meet the 11-year-old who’s made a business out of… Read more »

Meet the 11-year-old who's made a business out of slime and squishies – Port City Daily

Port City DailyMeet the 11-year-old who's made a business out of slime and squishiesPort City DailyWILMINGTON — Meet Olivia Alexander, 11, TekMountain's youngest member and owner of Squishtastic. Alexander started… Read more »

4 key trends in VC healthtech investment

People are living longer. The global average lifespan has risen steadily since 2000, and in the EU, it’s topped 80 for the first time, according to a study released last… Read more »

The Best AI Companies To Work For In 2018 Based On Glassdoor

Facebook, NVIDIA, Adobe, Microsoft, Uber, and Accenture are the five best AI companies to work for in 2018 based on Glassdoor Research and % of employees who would recommend this… Read more »

The Startup World’s Debt to the Public Sector

A lot of entrepreneurs don’t understand that government’s support is critical to many of the innovations they rely on. Source: The Startup World’s Debt to the Public Sector

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