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Innovation

These Female Entrepreneurs Grew Opportunity – in Soil

One-third of the world’s arable land has been lost to erosion or pollution. Two Stanford-trained entrepreneurs have developed a tech-centered potential solution.   More

Innovation Tech & Society

Could Gaming Change the World?

Online gaming is not only a much bigger and more important industry than most people recognize. It's also, say some experts, a pathway that will enable society to evolve and transform.   More

Business Inclusion Innovation Sustainable Development Goals

How Women Can Win in the Age of AI

Preparing women to succeed in the age of AI must be a global priority as we work towards one key United Nations Sustainable Development Goal: to achieve gender equality, and empower women and girls.   More

Healthcare Innovation

What’s Next in Healthcare Innovation

Digital health has the potential to make each patient’s interactions with healthcare providers more productive and engaging. That was the gist of a Techonomy 2019 session about innovation in healthcare.   More

Food Inclusion Innovation

This Woman Entrepreneur Gives Farmers Information –to Grow

Here's the story of Martha Montoya, a Colombia-born entrepreneur who is driving positive change in the agtech industry.   More

Cities Innovation Partner Insights

The Cleveland Comeback

In Cleveland, Mayor Frank G. Jackson's steady leadership is pushing the Midwestern city toward a prosperous, inclusive future.   More

Innovation Partner Insights Sustainable Development Goals

What Can the World’s Largest Bottled Water Company Teach Us About Recycling?

The world's plastic crisis is so severe that our oceans may contain more plastic than fish within the next three decades. That’s why Nestlé Waters North America has set ambitious goals to boost the use of recycled material – and to change consumers’ views of plastic.   More

Business Community Insights Food Innovation

Why I’m Making a Big Bet on Sustainable Food

The venture capitalist and Cisco's former CEO makes the case for investing in an industry that's projected to grow sharply in the next year.   More

Food Inclusion Innovation

This Entrepreneur is Bringing Innovation to Food Inspection

Miku Jha grew up on a northern Indian mango farm, and left IBM to start her own agtech firm in the growing global food testing industry.   More

Food Inclusion Innovation

Where Women Drive Innovation: Agtech

In the “Salad Bowl of the World,” government has prioritized investing in women agtech innovators. In our series, we share their stories.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Innovation Science

As Gene Editing Advances, Scientists Race to Set Boundaries

Around the world, leading scientific organizations are moving quickly to implement new guidelines to govern the use of gene editing.   More

Business Food Innovation Sustainable Development Goals

Meet the Entrepreneur Disrupting the Food Industry – for Good

Jasmine Crowe, who'll speak at Techonomy's Half Moon Bay, Calif., conference, has developed an ambitious solution to food waste and hunger.   More

Business CDX Innovation Startup Culture

How “Super Evolution” Can Upend Any Industry

In an exclusive interview, Innovation Endeavors partner Harpi Singh unpacks the “super evolution” theory, a bold new approach to investing.   More

Business Community Insights Innovation

How Should Business and Tech Reset + Restore Itself?

We asked some of our community’s smartest minds – including some of the people who'll be at our next retreat – to answer this big, complicated question. Here’s some of what we found.   More

Community Insights Inclusion Innovation

How to Fix Tech’s–and Venture Capital’s–Diversity Problem

An innovation executive explains how--and why--we should be as diligent about fixing tech's diversity/inclusion problems as we are in triaging failing products.   More

Community Insights Cryptocurrency Innovation

What’s Holding Back Cryptocurrencies?

Technology goes through four steps on the path to adoption: innovation, the entrance of risk takers, rejection by the establishment, and the eventual distribution of trust. Here’s how this framework applies to cryptocurrencies.   More

Community Insights Innovation

What Past Innovations Can Teach Us About the Future

Historical sources provide clues and insights into how to understand the socio-technical systems of today, and tomorrow.   More

Business Healthcare Innovation

In U.S. Health Care, New Approaches to Wellness Take Shape

The new shift incentivizes doctors to focus on preventative health care—keeping patients healthy, so they only visit clinics when necessary. And the shift is changing how doctors work.   More

Community Insights Innovation Leadership

The Keys to Managing Business Inflection Points

In an excerpt from her new book, the Columbia University Business School professor shares key, actionable insights on how executives can successfully navigate disruption and change.   More

Cryptocurrency Finance Innovation

Money’s Evolution is Built on Trust. Can Crypto Follow?

In a new essay, the authors explain why cryptocurrencies represent one of the most powerful evolutions in money--and it's mainly being driven by trust.   More