Tag: Innovation

  • Investors and entrepreneurs need to address the mental health crisis in startups

    Jake Chapman Colin Kroll, was the co-founder of Vine and HQ Trivia, both consumer sensations that brought joy to millions; Anthony Bourdain, had been a chef, journalist and philosopher, who brought understanding and connectedness to millions of lives; while Robin Williams built a career as a brilliant comedian and actor. The most brilliant and creative […]

  • In emerging markets there are no copycats, just budding entrepreneurs

    Federico Antoni Every year I teach an MBA course at Stanford about the exciting opportunities for tech investors and entrepreneurs in developing economies. When we designed the syllabus back in 2013, Rocket Internet was still firing on all cylinders on four continents. The unapologetic machine built to copy big American internet companies created billions of […]

  • Cities that didnt win HQ2 shouldnt be counted out

    Brooks Rainwater Contributor Share on Twitter Scott Andes is the program director for the National League of Cities City Innovation Ecosystem program. Now that the process, and hysteria, are over, and cities have stopped asking “how can we get Amazon,” we’d like to ask a different question: How can cities build stronger start-up ecosystems for […]

  • The Lasting Impacts of Trump’s First Year

    As a candidate for president, Donald J. Trump scarcely mentioned the word "tech." One year since he took the oath of office, that hasn't changed much. And yet just a year in, the Trump administration has shaped policy in ways that will radically alter the country's long-term ability to innovate—and often not for the better. […]

  • Startup studios go Hollywood as CAA launches Creative Labs

    The ties that bind the tech industry and Hollywood continue to get tighter as the Creative Artists Agency launches a startup studio to develop new businesses with — and for — its roster of clients. Continuing a tradition that began with the incubation and launch of Funny or Die (alongside Sequoia Capital and Will Ferrell’s […]