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Finance Startup Culture

Venture Capital Admits It’s Obsolete. Now What?

Sequoia Capital, one of the oldest and most blindingly successful VC firms in the world is fundamentally changing the way it works. What's next?   More

Innovation Startup Culture Sustainable Development Goals

Glasgow Dispatch: Startup Funding Encourages Sustainability

While the U.S. is awash in venture capital and has an abundance of startup competitions, in many corners of the world such investment money is scarce. The lesson for people who believe innovation can help save the planet: Put up, or shut up.   More

Finance Innovation Startup Culture

Fintech Reinvents Startup Funding

In this interview, Craig J. Lewis of Gig Wage and Blair Silverberg of Hum Capital discuss how fintech is changing the way that startups are funded.   More

Business Startup Culture The Future of Work

Join the Techonomy and Observer Roundtable on The Death (and Future) of Venture Capital

On November 18, join Techonomy and the Observer in an enlightening, video roundtable discussion with VC industry experts.   More

Community Insights Healthcare Startup Culture

Six Degrees of Separation From Elizabeth Holmes

The trial is not about Theranos – it's specifically about whether Elizabeth Holmes defrauded investors and deceived patients and doctors. The more separation Holmes’ counsel can place between her and what happened, the better it will ultimately be for her.    More

Innovation International Affairs Startup Culture

For the Next Hot Startups, Look to Brazil

The government, private sector, and investor communities are together paving the way for a booming startup ecosystem.   More

Global Tech Startup Culture The Future of Work

Canada’s Tech Scene Is Having A Moment: Pay Attention

Canada has firmly arrived on the global tech stage.The success is anything but overnight, and its secret sauce — quality of life, deep talent pool, great governance — isn’t going away.   More

Business Startup Culture

Watch: Karin Klein + Alfred Chuang on Venture Capital & Startups in a Time of Crisis

Join our next Techonomy Roundtable in partnership with Bloomberg Beta, in conversation with Karin Klein and Alfred Chuang.   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

Opinion Startup Culture

Is the VC-Fueled Consumer Paradise Over?

Do the travails of WeWork, Uber, and Lyft foretell a fundamental shift in what investors are willing to finance? If so, the consumer app economy may be remade.   More

Healthcare Startup Culture

Tech Startups Build Tools for Wellness

Technology now allows us to monitor, promote, augment, and manage our well-being. Analyst Owyang pioneers here a new chart that outlines the entire industry, which is of impressive size already. Digitized low-cost technologies will make wellness accessible to anyone.   More

Global Tech Startup Culture Techonomy Events

Big Tech’s Conscience to Join Techonomy NYC

Techonomy's program for our May conference in NYC is shaping up quickly. The conversation will range widely across technologies, company strategies, public policy, and the state of human progress. Join Microsoft President Brad Smith, WPP CEO Martin Sorrell, development economist Jeffrey Sachs, Vimeo CEO Anajli Sud, and more.   More

From the Magazine Global Tech Startup Culture

Station F Lights the Way for European Startups

Station F is, perhaps, France's biggest tech achievement and hopes to raise the bar on startup campuses across the continent. It's an emerging trend across Europe, as nascent tech hubs try to boost their startup economies. From the latest Techonomy Magazine.   More

Opinion Startup Culture The Internet

Mea Culpas, the Tech Backlash,
and You

The year ended in a flurry of heartfelt mea culpas and welcome I told you so ’s from tech industry veterans, a byproduct of the tech backlash that characterized the second half of 2017.
To which I say, apology accepted.  Now what?   More

From the Magazine Innovation Startup Culture

Europe Lights the Tech Fuse

Europe is taking tech seriously, from the EU on down. Startups are skyrocketing, with entrepreneurs emerging from disparate sectors. Established companies across the continent are paying attention, and France under Macron is notably a champion of investment and innovation.   More

Business Startup Culture Techonomy Events Video

GE’s Beth Comstock: Big Companies Must Change to Work With Startups

Beth Comstock is GE’s outgoing Vice Chair.  She has lead the 100+ year old company’s efforts to accelerate new growth through digital transformation, a post she is leaving in the new year. We spoke to her on the sidelines of our recent Techonomy 2017 conference. Comstock operates GE Business Innovations, which develops new businesses, markets, […]   More

Business Innovation Startup Culture Techonomy Events

John Chambers: Make Every State a Startup State

In a fiery discussion at Techonomy 2017, Cisco executive chairman John Chambers warned that the United States had lost its innovative edge to other nations and called for a national digital agenda.   More

From the Magazine International Affairs Startup Culture

How Connections Help Place the Displaced

In the midst of a devastating refugee crisis in Syria and elsewhere, startups across the globe are now applying networked technology to help the displaced. Both for-profit and nonprofit organizations are helping people find homes, jobs, skills, and other tools. There's much to be done, and tech startups are leading the pack.

(From the latest Techonomy magazine.)   More

Analytics & Data Community Insights Startup Culture

Lack of Trust is Holding Back the Sharing Economy

The sharing economy is stagnant. Rides may still be going up, but rooms, crowdfunding, and other services are flat or declining. The reason can be summed up in a word: trust. Millennials are the sharing economy's best hope--but will it be enough?   More

Community Insights Startup Culture

How Entrepreneurship Built My Confidence as a Woman in Tech

A few months ago, I was a Muslim immigrant woman studying computer science at the City College of New York. I didn't guess I would help found prize-winning edtech startup Enrich. It helps students and families find after-school and other enrichment programs. I've found it deeply meaningful.   More