Category Archives: Startups
Not being Elon Musk or Ray Kurzweil, I still have the chance to give public talks from time to time. I recently came back from my vacation in Japan where I managed to, in addition to relaxing, give three talks … Continue reading
I say “selected startups” in the title because this list is clearly incomplete. For example, my own startup−alchemyiot.com−is using AI/ML, and I am leading this effort. With our focus on IoT, we belong in the IoT/IIot (Industrial Iot) section of … Continue reading
Let’s see who is trying to improve our future hospital experience: Basically, the above plot includes most disciplines discussed by this blog:
As of September 2016, the top 10 world’s largest companies by market cap were these super-companies: This list changed a lot in the last 20 years, as some of these companies weren’t around back then. Facebook, for example, was founded in … Continue reading
Looks pretty easy. In fact, this diagram not only suggests how to start a startup, it also suggests how to make it successful. In any case, it reminds me of Sheldon Cooper’s algorithm for making friends:
According to CB Insights, Intel Capital is the leader in the area of IoT investments. Qualcomm Ventures, Foundry Group, and Kleiner Perkins are next.
This chart shows the point when these 141 private companies reached the $1 Billion valuation mark. Clearly, things are happening faster in recent years.