Posts Categorized: our picks

Building a Startup That Will Last

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For the past decade, growth rates have defined success for most technology companies. Moore’s Law enabled unprecedented computing power, setting off a sprint in winner-take-all marketplaces with increasing returns to… Read more »

Innovation Marketplaces, Explained

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1. What is an innovation marketplace? It’s an e-commerce platform for indie manufacturers. As much as e-commerce has been transformative for consumers, many manufacturers and inventors have been left out of the… Read more »

HR tech to watch in 2018

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While rising costs, complex billing systems and health care illiteracy remain today’s top benefits-related challenges, new software solutions and tools geared toward the HR function have made them easier to… Read more »

Top health tech predictions for 2018

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Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning will revolutionize clinical trials and GDPR will positively impact targeting capabilities, according to PulsePoint’s General Manager EMEA, Gareth Shaw, who predicts how valuable new… Read more »

What Is Blockchain Technology?

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Few people understand what it is, but Wall Street banks, IT organizations, and consultants are buzzing about blockchain technology. It’s hard to remove blockchain from Bitcoin, so we’ll start with… Read more »

The Top Reasons Startups Fail

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Down through the years, some startups really struck gold. When Accel Partners invested $14.8 million in a website called “thefacebook.com” back in 2005, they made a return of $5.6 billion… Read more »

Amazon’s Biggest Acquisitions

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CB Insights discovered in theiranalysis of Amazon’s M&A strategy, Amazon has traditionally been a conservative buyer of companies. Despite the historic Whole Foods mega-acquisition ($13.7B) as well as a few big-name buys… Read more »

What’s next in HR Tech?

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HR technology is evolving at a rapid pace, as technology itself advances. HR and business leaders are turning to the latest technologies to make their people processes efficient and effective,… Read more »

IKEA’s New Startup Incubator

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Well known for disrupting the furniture industry and getting us all hooked on Swedish meatballs, IKEA has recently announced the launch of an incubator program. IKEA Bootcamp will focus on eight… Read more »