A $9 Billion Dollar Startup Pauses -- Lessons Learned From The Stumble Of Theranos

The company, valued at $9 billion, is one of the hottest startups in the burgeoning healthcare technology scene. Its leader evokes the image of Steve Jobs in her black turtlenecks and bold vision. Its quest is simple, but revolutionary: providing low-cost blood tests with just the prick of a finger…

Google, Apple Or Startups -- Who Will Lead The Automotive Renaissance?

The global automotive market is more than 100-years-old and generates over $9 trillion of revenue annually, yet the industry has seen very few major advancements since the early years. During the past century, vehicle fundamentals, including functionality, features and overall system design, have remained relatively the same. Much of this…

Alphabet/Google Targets Healthcare: Innovations Will Boost Opportunities For Entrepreneurs

Venture capitalist Vinod Khosla once predicted, “By 2025, 80% of the functions doctors do will be done much better and much more cheaply by machines and machine learned algorithms.” Whether or not his percentage proves accurate, the opportunities to improve human health through technology are limitless. From advanced electronic health…

Apple Changed The World -- Is Google Next? 1st Up, Their Communications Play.

Steve Jobs’ return to Apple in the late ‘90s marked the beginning of a new era in technology. He transformed the struggling company into one of the most successful in the world and, in so doing, led a revolution in the way people communicate, consume information and entertain themselves. And…

Apple, Facebook And Google Are Changing The Startup Game -- Can You Compete?

It’s no secret that the “Big Three,” Google, Apple and Facebook, are gorillas in the technology space. They command a combined market capitalization of nearly $1.5 trillion, and they are changing the way Silicon Valley and the global technology market operate. Larry Page, Sergey Brin, Mark Zuckerberg and…