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The Ethics of AI

Building technology that benefits people and society. Humans are intrinsically wired to resist technology. As author Calestous Jumaexplained, technology has for hundreds of years introduced tension between the need for innovation and the pressure to maintain continuity and social… Read More

The Rise of AI in the Modern World

For decades, humanity envisioned and dreamed of a technology-enabled future. One with autonomous transportation, flying vehicles, a clean and safe environment and a healthy, extended life. Today, more than 60 years after John McCarthy coined the term “artificial intelligence” to… Read More

Strategies for Developing a CVC that Yield Long-Term Results

The landscape of corporate venture capital in 2017 Corporate investment has increased radically in the past decade, with total corporate venture capital (CVC) investments growing more than 500% between 2009 and 2015, propelled by the rise of social media and… Read More

Have Humans Gone Obsolete?

The question of human existence -whether as a species in general or just in the working world- has generated quite some concern around the world. Famous technologists and successful entrepreneurs such as Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk or Jaan… Read More

Welcome to the World of A.I.

Artificial Intelligence is all too often associated only with futuristic technologies seen in movies or in the news. Yet what many people don’t realize is that technology disruptions have already been influencing our daily lives for more than… Read More

SCALING ALREADY? DON’T YOU DARE!

Premature scaling is the #1 cause of failure among startups. I love the enthusiasm founders have for their startups and I totally understand that each of them is eager to grow the hell out of it in order… Read More

From MVP to product/market fit – why definitions matter

Over the past few months I’ve had discussions with various investors, entrepreneurs and others active in startup ecosystems about startup stages, terminology and definitions frequently used in our industry – terms like MVP, product/market fit, and more. After… Read More