Biz & Entrepreneurship

As an entrepreneur, I am naturally interested in watching how the business world evolves, innovates, succeeds and fails, and the leaders that drive change. This is where I share the articles or trends I believe will help others become the best versions of themselves.

Are You Suffering from Pike Syndrome?

Insurtech Our friends at Google Ventures (GV) recently posted about the impending revolution coming soon to an insurance company near you!  Read Tom Thulme’s post HERE, about how the industry is changing and GV’s excitement and participation in facilitating that change.  Two recent startups, Lemonade (property and casualty insurance) and Oscar (health insurance) are making

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Finding Your Field Guides: A Key to Entrepreneurial Success

Finding your Field Guides: A Key to Entrepreneurial Success Being an entrepreneur can be rife with challenges. It’s no wonder—you’re in the business of creation, of building something physical from an abstract idea. And no matter how innovative or timely or just plain “perfect” that idea may be, transforming your vision into reality is no

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The Secret Tesla Motors Master Plan (just between you and me) | Tesla

I published own Secret Master Plan. Background: My day job is running a space transportation company called SpaceX, but on the side I am the chairman of Tesla Motors and help formulate the business and product strategy with Martin and the rest of the team. I have also been Tesla Motor’s primary funding source from

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S&P panelists: Insurance industry is ‘ripe for disruption’

ThinkAdvisor recently published an article by Warren S. Hersch that explores the growth of insurtech and fintech disruption to the insurance industry. Read the full article below. S&P panelists: Insurance industry is ‘ripe for disruption’ Huge amounts of capital are flowing into insurance-focused technology companies. The dollars invested are matched by the stakes: opportunities to

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