Venture Capitalists of our day have taken the time to create and maintain active blogs that are meant to inspire, educate, and help you along your path as an entrepreneur or investor. Here are the top ones to consider that I personally follow.
We've all been awestruck by movies like Her or "Jarvis" from Iron Man that has helped us expand our beliefs on what's possible in today's computing age. With artificial intelligence rapidly growing in speed, capability, and application, we all wonder when we'll see the rise of the smart computer. A computer that can interact with you in the same manner as you would with your friends or family members, through just your voice, text, or gestures. Well that day has finally come.
Stay with me a moment as I take a brief look at human economic and technology development from the broadest perspective possible. I want to look at the record-breaking technology waves – the biggest of the big. Not the measly 100-foot waves that bigshot surfers try to take on. I’m talking about the 1,700-foot-tall technology tsunamis that changed the world, and the upcoming one we should prepare ourselves for.
In light of Valentines Day fast approaching, we are all exposed to endless images of candy, chocolate, lust, and sex but amidst all this, we tend to sometimes forget why we got into relationships in the first place. Check out a piece by my friend and Wilshire Austin assistant account coordinator, Andhrea Gapunay, on how we should all take a moment to look back at how our relationships first started.
With continued growth and industry proliferation, traditional tobacco brands like Marlboro are quickly being overshadowed by their electronic counterparts; especially at large industry conventions and tradeshows namely the 2014 Tobacco Plus Expo. Let’s look at the top five companies that made a huge splash at this year’s TPE 2014 in Las Vegas.
It's a beautiful and powerful thing, when a company's message captures your attention and connects with you deeper, not via statistics or data, but by human emotion and resonation to evoke synergistic thought. It's a message that you trust, hold in your hand and in your heart as your own, and inspires you to act.
In light of MLK day, I found it only fitting that we shine a spotlight on the civil rights hero, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Today, we’re covering 5 entrepreneurial lessons we can learn and implement from his extraordinary life. MLK was a visionary, an activist, a catalyst for change and an entrepreneur. Yes, you heard that right. An entrepreneur. Check out the five things we can all learn from him and emulate into our own lives.
The startup world is like the Hunger Games. And you, the entrepreneur, are Katnis Everdeen, placed with a daunting task: to persuade masses to believe you and in what you’re building, to raise an army to help you, to fight the competition, to protect your dream, and to grow a kingdom of loyal customers – all while others constantly doubt you, fight you, and try their best to take everything you have.