As young people start to enter the workforce, things are going to be very different than they are now. Here’s how to prepare them.
Being too buttoned up in the office can stifle our creativity. I love laughter as medicine, and i agree with this article….. we need to have fun to be more productive and see opportunities. Love it.
Distinctive design can make consumer products go viral. Viral loops have long been one of the most explosive ways for online products to grow. Now a new generation of online-to-offline business models are creating the opportunity for viral vectors in the real world. Startups that are able to harness this “real-world virality” can grow at
A little more than a decade ago, I started investing in startups. My whole career had been as an entrepreneur and operator. It was a new challenge. The thesis was simple: The most valuable businesses of the future would be networks, rather than traditional companies. I got off to a good start, investing in companies
Iterative Lean Startup principles are so well understood today that an minimum viable product (MVP) is a prerequisite for institutional venture funding, but few startups and investors have extended…
A new machine-learning system is as good as the best human experts at detecting eye problems and referring patients for treatment, say scientists. The groundbreaking artificial intelligence system, developed by the AI-outfit DeepMind with Moorfields eye hospital NHS foundation trust and University College London, was capable of correctly referring patients with more than 50 different
A UK children’s hospital plans to use Microsoft’s HoloLens and Surface Hub during critical operations like heart surgery, Microsoft announced. Alder Hey hospital will employ the Surface Hub to let medical personnel collaborate and share images, while the HoloLens will be used directly in operating theaters. “Imaging a patient’s heart from the inside and from
The AARRR funnel framework has been the dominant guiding framework to metrics, goal setting, and strategic growth conversations. Funnels were a good starting point but do not accurately represent how the fastest growing products grow. It is time to move past the funnel framework and focus on Growth Loops. This is the third post in
When you write about augmented reality headsets, you’re supposed to start by describing something impossible — like a pastel dinosaur stomping its feet in a quiet office space in Florida. This dinosaur is made of fist-sized blocks that look like candy, and the office belongs to Magic Leap, a mysterious startup that’s been working in
Power users drive some of the most successful companies — people who love their product, are highly engaged, and contribute a ton of value to the network. In ecommerce marketplaces it’s power sellers, in ridesharing platforms it’s power riders, and in social networks it’s influencers. All companies want more power users, but you need to