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Essential Lessons for Founders: Tackle Strategy Early On

Founders often smirk when they hear people talk about strategy, strategic planning, or any other term prefaced with “strategy/strategic.” In a world that constantly shifts in the blink of an …

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Company Culture Is Either Your Kodak Moment or Your Next Big Thing

The “Kodak Moment” is a defining brand position. It still evokes a sense of nostalgia, family, loved ones and a bygone era in which our memories were recorded through years …

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Singularity University and the Security Global Grand Challenge

Security is one of our global grand challenges at Singularity University. In particular, we are striving to create a world of the safety of all people from physical and psychological …

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SU Faculty Finds: What We’re Finding Fascinating

The SU Faculty continually encounter fascinating developments, stories, and news items that prompt stimulating discussions and learnings among ourselves and with those of you who attend our programs. Here’s a …

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What Happens at the Intersection of Grit and Growth?

Often we hear about the pursuit of a growth mindset in an effort to shift our thought process away from incremental thinking towards exponential growth. You may possess incredible amounts …

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Singularity University Executive Program: Is It Worth It?

This was the exact question I had searched on Google a few months ago. At Polish Development Fund I am responsible for managing the innovation process inside the organization as …

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Lessons From the Co-Founder of Hong Kong’s First Startup Accelerator

No location has a monopoly on innovation. However, out of simplicity and because of selective media awareness, we often focus on a small number of innovation hubs rather than look …

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Erick Thürmer: Exponential Innovation is Risky and Spiritual

Erick Thürmer is the co-founder of TwentySeven and CEO of Thürmer Tools, the Danish company that patented the design of thread cutting tools and has produced specialized tools for more …

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Culture: Why Big Finance Falters in Fintech

From 2009 – 2014, I built one of the first commercially viable robo-advisors, the first deep-learning network that could detect market-moving Congressional legislation, and one of the earliest trading algorithms …

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Trust in the Digital Age: How Social Capital and New Business Models Make Trust a Valuable Currency

“We do not see things as they are, we see them as we are.” – Source What is trust? According to Merriam-Webster, it is the assured reliance on the character, …

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