26 September 2016

Startups That Will Thrive in the Sharing Economy (video)

These Are the Startups that Will Thrive in the Sharing Economy:

Startups That Will Thrive in the Sharing Economy | Fortune.com Video

Transcript via YouTube.com:
when we talk about the sharing economy everybody always goes to Uber and Airbnb
but its many more companies but they're even these niche companies that will
allow people to share space in their closet or parking space or even read
about one that's space in your doghouse I mean it's like it's getting a little
out of control but it is on
are these really gonna be you know how many how many companies will be
legitimate big players in the sharing economy over time do you think and what
are some of them
well i think in the accommodation space a B&B is going to be the dominant player
for short term accommodation there are other kinds of longer term accommodation
or commercial real estate where you've got companies like we work and we live
in common that might start to establish a presence in the transportation sector
i think you know it's limitless at this point because we've only scratched the
surface without the early stages of a really fundamental shift and how we get
our mobility how we get our transportation and uber may have an
eighty-five percent market share in the United States but they have maybe . one
percent of the market when you look at the total transportation market is why
they have so many competitors they have a lot
absolutely and so like you know the space is still open i'm keeping a close
eye on healthcare and energy interesting um I think once the battery technology
is sophisticated enough to store solar power we will see crowd based energy
solutions that becomes our mainstream commercial low and healthcare certainly
not open heart surgery but you know things like you know assisted living and
I cut my finger cooking and needed stitched up
well i know many more applications that i think we've really thought about

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19 September 2016

Different Stages of Stress When You Launch a Startup

The Different Stages of Stress When You Launch a Startup:

LearnVest’s CEO shares her experience with launching startups. Published September 15, 2016

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12 September 2016

Vinod Khosla: Failure does not matter, Success matters (video)

Vinod Khosla: Failure does not matter. Success matters:

“Try and fail, but don’t fail to try,” emphasized Vinod Khosla (MBA '80) during the Roanak Desai Memorial View From The Top talk on May 1, 2015. Khosla, the founder of Sun Microsystems and Khosla Ventures, also discussed the importance of having a belief system and the "indulgence" of brutal honesty. Published May 11, 2015

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05 September 2016

Radiohead: Experimental Business Model Changed the Music Industry

Radiohead's experimental business model changed the music industry:

How Radiohead's "In Rainbows" album release broke the mould in the music industry--the Disrupters is an original series exploring how major industries—from music and cars to hospitality—are currently being disrupted by the latest wave of digital innovation. From the world biggest tech start ups see how industry giants respond when faced with such tech-driven innovation. Do they adapt—or die? Video above published July 19, 2016.

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