Florian Hanke 🍎“I told the Ministry of Foreign Affairs it was a matter of humanity. I did not care if I lost my job. Anyone else would have done the same thing if they were in my place.” I am not sure of that, but deeply admire the courage of Sugihara.
Azeem Azhar speaks with Kai-Fu Lee: a VC investor, technology executive, and one of the most prominent figures in the Chinese internet sector and AI. Azeem and Kai-Fu discuss Chinese government's techno-utilitarian approach to technology, the ambition..
Facebook’s $22 billion WhatsApp purchase made Brian Acton one of the richest people in America. But his idealism clashed with Mark Zuckerberg’s financial juggernaut. For the first time, Acton explains why he left.
Crimes Were Committed Before, during and after the crisis, Financial Felonies abounded TBP, September 12, 2018 Why did nobody go to jail? To many people, this is the single most frustrating post-crisis question. Later this week, I will post the 10
Nonobvious markets can lead to hypergrowth, but they’re hard to spot in the moment. Leaning on his experience as a seasoned investor and operator, Elad Gil shares four principles to help uncover the three types of opportunities that others are overlooking.
Glyn Britton"Dominant organisations often see the disruptive technologies coming. Kodak and Blockbuster weren’t caught by surprise. They knew what the futureSee more looked like. They didn’t know later than everybody else, they knew ahead of everybody else. They knew; but they were unable to put together the right response."
“An architectural innovation is an innovation that changes the relationship between the pieces of the problem. It can be hard to perceive, because many of the pieces remain the same. But they fit together differently. An architectural innovation challenges an old organisation because it demands that the organisation remake itself. And who wants to do that?"
The transportation company that innovated payments by delivering the Uber experience is at it again — this time, by making it easier and more rewarding for its users to pay for products and services inside its growing ecosystem. Uber Cash launched today (Sept. 5),