entrepreneurship

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.

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.

What is a Good Conference Today?

These aren't times for ordinary conversation. We don't believe you can separate out moral, ethical, and global thinking when you discuss business strategy and the role of tech. Our conference Nov. 17-19 in California is...

Venture Capital 2.0: This Time, is it Different?

The author—a Columbia University Business School professor—questions the assumptions behind many venture capital investments, and argues that many of the sector’s practices must be reconsidered.

John Chambers Preaches the Gospel of Startups

In a talk at Techonomy 2018, John Chambers championed startups as the future of American business and called for a national tech policy to encourage entrepreneurship and bridge the growing digital divide.

Legacy Companies Look Outward to Find Innovation

Collaboration and partnership are the watchwords as two century-old companies, Johnson & Johnson and GE, are looking outside their walls to encourage innovation.

Chinese Entrepreneurs Discard Silicon Valley’s Model

A unique combination of an enormous market, tenacious entrepreneurs and a gladiatorial environment has seen China catch up with the U.S. at an incredibly rapid and unexpected pace, says Kai-Fu Lee, CEO of Beijing based...

Four Techonomists You’ll Meet at our November Conference

What will our November flagship event be like? Here are four innovative thinkers who will speak at our conference in Half Moon Bay, California- a Wall Street giant, a pioneering journalist, a robotics legend, and...

An Aging Japan Inspires Next Generation MedTech

Japan is one of the oldest societies on earth-over 25 percent of its citizens are over 65-and most project that it will continue to age rapidly in the coming decades. As a result, MedTech entrepreneurs...

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