Insurance

How Start-ups Disrupt Insurance Business?

Recently researched insurance providers acknowledge that their business is undergoing massive disruption. It occurs due to insurance technology (InsurTech) start-ups, which overcome regulatory issues quicker,  understand platform economics better, dig out market insights deeper, and deliver customer experience not available before. What is there for insurance holders? If you are a car owner who pays …

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What Valuable Service is not yet Being Provided ?

What valuable service is not yet being provided? Answering this question is the first step toward creating a company that don’t have to bother with competitors. Peter Thiel asks this question often in Zero to One. Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future, which provides wide array of unorthodox rules underlying creation of …

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Logistics

Connected Vehicles and Internet of Logistics

How to surf on edge of next industrial revolution and profit from convergence of communication, energy, and transportation infrastructure? In The Zero Marginal Cost Society J. Rifkin explains tremendous shift in new forms of communication, energy creation and distribution, and transport and logistics resulting in  new industrial revolution that is happening now. According to J. …

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Place Where Investors Pitch the Start-ups

If you are tired of perfecting your business plan and honing your pitch instead of focusing on growing your business, VentureFund.io might be just the right solution for you. Motto of VentureFund.io is “Grow, don’t pitch. Let your data do the pitching”. The data VentureFund.io has in mind relates to quantitative evidence of customers demand …

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Internet of Things and Next Industrial Revolution

Internet of Things (IoT) is a phenomenon that is expected to transform manufacturing, healthcare, energy, transportation, and other sectors ofeconomy, which is expected to reach value of USD 11,1 trillion by 2025. What IoT is about? In a nutshell IoT refers to ability of hardware, software and sensors to collect and exchange data through networks …

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Trends

How are Trends an Innovators’ Friend?

Trias de Bes and P. Kotler in “Winning at Innovation. The A-to-F Model” present a unique, structured approach to organizing process of innovation in corporates. They distinguish different roles and responsibilities in the act of entrepreneurial discovery, one of which are creators. Creators have important role of identifying and channeling macrotrends, trends, fashions, and novelties into …

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MOOCs for Start-ups and Entrepreneurs

If you believe in self-directed, flexibly scheduled learning to upgrade your skills, this post is for you. Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are online interactive learning courses, which significance in recent years has boosted. Thanks to MOOCs anyone and everywhere can experience learning from world top class universities on broad, or industry-specific issues. What’s more, …

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How Facebook Nurtures Start-ups?

Have you wondered how Facebook attracts and retains growing population of mobile technology start-ups? FbStart is start-up corporate accelerator of Facebook levaraging development and growth of early stage start-ups working on mobile applications. Facebook together with partners such as Adobe, Salesforce, MailChimp, Hootsuite, or UserTesting offers package of tools, services, mentorship, and community opportunities designed to grow …

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