Interview with Captain Steve Lauver, Director of Technology Accelerators, AFWERX

TechStars

Captain Steve Lauver is the Director of Technology Accelerators for AFWERX, a program that seeks to foster innovation within the US Air Force.

Great Startups Are Where Soul and Technology Meet

Gust

Some entrepreneurs forget that they can’t use people the same way they use technology to build a startup. Inventors, for example, are skilled in manipulating technology, but may have little interest or experience engaging people to make an effective team.

Why Technology is Driving More Urban Renewal

Both Sides of the Table

Back in 2006/07 when I sold my company and then worked at Salesforce.com there were very few options in SF for technology folk to build their careers at big, growing companies. Technology innovation doesn’t occur in a vacuum. And sci-fi writers are but one example of the way society impacts technology. And it is one of the reasons that NYC is developing a vibrant technology community.

Where Is Your Technology In The Gartner Hype Cycle?

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back in 1995 meant to apply to technology product evolution and acceptance. As I was reading about it a while back, it occurred to me that the concept relates directly to how investors see startup opportunities and potential success as well, at least those with technology in their offerings.

How to Relate Your Technology to Business Values

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How can my company keep up with the ever increasing rate of change in technology, core business strategies, and culture trends? In today’s world of distributed data, global reach, and powerful incursion technologies, how do I protect my data and my customers’ data?

Investors Fund Solutions Rather Than Technology

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The best startups find a way to drive the market with their technology, rather than push their new technology-driven ‘solution’ on the marketplace. An example of market-driven technology is the basic automobile, but combining a car with an airplane is technology looking for a market. New technology really doesn’t have any value, until it is integrated into a market-driven solution. These are usually called ‘disruptive’ technologies.

How This Founder Wants to Apply Her Technology to Help Save the Planet’s Resources

Both Sides of the Table

How This Founder Wants to Apply Her Technology to Help Save the Planet’s Resources was originally published in Both Sides of the Table on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.

Some Quick Thoughts on Exits for Technology Startups

Both Sides of the Table

Later today I’m presenting at the annual Rincon Ventures Summit in Santa Barbara. Startup Exits: A Primer from msuster. I thought you might like to see an advance copy of what I’m going to cover. I speak privately a lot about getting an exit at a startup.

Helping entrepreneurs to commercialize technology

Carol Lauffer

Accelerators and incubators can be very effective at helping entrepreneurs to commercialize technology. Five barriers to commercialization often prohibit entrepreneurs from getting to market: (1) business model and strategy, (2) market, (3) technology and intellectual property (IP) protection, (4) management, and (5) capital. On the other hand, accelerator programs for technology businesses utilize a cohort process to help clients to move their products to market.

Where Is Your Technology In The Gartner Hype Cycle?

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back in 1995 meant to apply to technology product evolution and acceptance. As I was reading about it a while back, it occurred to me that the concept relates directly to how investors see startup opportunities and potential success as well, at least those with technology in their offerings. Hype curves then show how and when technologies move beyond the hype, offer practical benefits and become widely accepted. The Hype Cycle was a concept put forward by Gartner, Inc.

[OurCrowd in The Jewish Chronicle] Israel hungry for advances in food technology development

OurCrowd

Jon Medved, chief executive of the crowdfunding platform OurCrowd, which is also part of Sparks, said innovation in food and agriculture technology was at an all-time high.

Med Tech startup gel-e has developed revolutionary technology that can almost instantaneously stop…

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Med Tech startup gel-e has developed revolutionary technology that can almost instantaneously stop bleeding, even for severe wounds Stephen Hawking had good reason to call gel-e “a top innovative product of this decade.” The impact of gel-e’s technology may be vast, as Hawking anticipates.

Want to Start a Technology Company in LA?

Both Sides of the Table

And we’re left with a city with idyllic weather, major commerce, the media center of the world, and a great emerging technology scene. But we have a great city for building technology companies. You can find very talented technology executives. Los Angeles.

[BriefCam in Yahoo Finance] BriefCam® Honored by Frost & Sullivan with Technology Innovation Award

OurCrowd

BriefCam, the industry’s leading provider of VIDEO SYNOPSIS® and Deep Learning solutions, today announced that it received the 2019 Frost & Sullivan North America Technology Innovation Award in the surveillance analytics solutions industry.

Four Simple Ways to Attract and Retain Talent Using Technology. SAP Concur Exec Shares Insights.

Smart Hustle Magazine

This shift gives small businesses an opportunity to leverage technology to improve their competitive edge in attracting employees. In fact, more than half of business professionals report an organization’s technology factors into their decision to accept new positions.

[PRESS RELEASE] MultiVu – Advanced Photography Technologies (MV-APT, Ltd.) Raises $7M to Revolutionize Next Gen 3D Sensor Technologies

OurCrowd

The post [PRESS RELEASE] MultiVu – Advanced Photography Technologies (MV-APT, Ltd.) Raises $7M to Revolutionize Next Gen 3D Sensor Technologies appeared first on OurCrowd. Tel Aviv, May 16, 2019 – MultiVu, developing proprietary 3D imaging solutions using a single sensor and deep learning derived algorithms, today announced the completion of a $7M seed round led by Israel’s most active venture investor OurCrowd, Cardumen Capital and Hong Kong based investment firm Junson Capital.

Modern Plagues: Let our people live – with these startup technologies

OurCrowd

The modern minds behind startup technology are actually aiming to solve these issues. Startups are utilizing technology – from AI to cannabis tech – to develop cures and solutions for overcoming opioid addiction.

Three Big Ideas on Technology Innovation Cycles

Tomasz Tunguz

Recently, New York seed investor Jerry Neumann spoke on the show and talked about three key ideas on the technology innovation cycle. First, he discussed reading Carlota Perez Technological Surge Cycle. The key idea is each technology cycle lasts 70 years, and is broken into two phases installation and deployment. During the deployment phase, new technology advances diffuse through the world and change people’s lives.

[PlaySight in Digital Journal] LakePoint Sports Introduces a Game Changer With PlaySight Technology Partnership

OurCrowd

The post [PlaySight in Digital Journal] LakePoint Sports Introduces a Game Changer With PlaySight Technology Partnership appeared first on OurCrowd. BioCatch, the global leader in behavioural biometrics, was selected by both jury and public vote for the honour of “Best Innovation in Securing Transactions” at the European Payments Summit’s Florin Awards ceremony. Read more here.

Ben Franklin Technology Partners to Appear Before PA Senate Appropriations Committee – 3:00 PM, Wednesday, March 6, live-streamed: [link]

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

The Ben Franklin Technology Partners (Ben Franklin) Pennsylvania statewide network will present before the Pennsylvania Senate Appropriations Committee regarding the proposed 2019-2020 Pennsylvania budget at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, March 6, live-streamed here: [link]. The Ben Franklin Program invests in and supports technology-based start-ups, innovative manufacturers, and a technology-based ecosystem throughout the state.

[Portfolio companies in The Jerusalem Post] Israeli technology at heart of Samsung’s innovation push

OurCrowd

Israeli start-ups are of key importance to South Korean technology giant Samsung’s innovation push, senior officials said on Sunday, as the company held its fifth annual Samsung Innovation Summit in Tel Aviv. The post [Portfolio companies in The Jerusalem Post] Israeli technology at heart of Samsung’s innovation push appeared first on OurCrowd.

Leaders in Indoor Location Positioning technology

Don Dodge

What technologies are attracting the most attention? Many big companies have been researching this technology for years. Here is a quick look at some of the players and where they fit in the technology stack. Who are the big players innovating in Indoor Location and Positioning?

The Next Major Technology to Shape SaaS

Tomasz Tunguz

There is an incredible amount technology behind this. The product of that technology is a magical experience. Last week, a friend asked me what I thought the future of software would be. At some point, all the workflow processes that still conducted on paper and pencil will be digitized, all of the tasks completed in Excel will be optimized, and the majority of limitations of traditional software will be overcome.

[Ossio in Business Wire] OSSIO Receives Prestigious Frost & Sullivan New Product Innovation Award for its Breakthrough OSSIOfiberTM Intelligent Bone Regeneration Technology

OurCrowd

an orthopedic fixation company, announced today that its OSSIOfiberTM Intelligent Bone Regeneration Technology was the recipient of the 2019 Frost & Sullivan North America New Product Innovation Award. OSSIO, Inc.,

A Technology Innovation Leading to a Go-To-Market Advantage

Tomasz Tunguz

The best way I’ve found to describe it is a technology innovation leading to a go-to-market advantage. Initially, technology differentiates offerings. This technology advantage manifests itself in a few different ways. But, technology is not enough. That initial technology advantage needs engender go to market advantage, a way of educating, convincing, and closing customers more efficiently. What do you look for in SaaS companies?

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Leapfunder

Achieving product market fit is hard, because you only know that you have reached it after the fact. Moving further towards bigger success is even harder, because you have too little idea what really impacts your performance.

[DailyPay in WTOC11] Parker’s launches DailyPay technology

OurCrowd

The post [DailyPay in WTOC11] Parker’s launches DailyPay technology appeared first on OurCrowd. Parker’s says the program is designed to promote financial wellness, offer flexibility, and encourage employee retention. Read more here.

The Technology that's Taking Data Science by Storm

Tomasz Tunguz

Given all the momentum of the NoSQL movement, it would be easy to write off SQL-based technologies as forgotten, or simply standing still. But there’s a tremendous amount of innovation occurring in SQL databases. Amazon’s Redshift, an elastic data-warehousing solution launched in late 2012 is the most salient example. Redshift’s ability to process huge volumes of data is breathtaking.

Winning in Fintech & Insurtech Ecosystem?—?Big Win for Technology Innovators & Crunch-time for “Reach Focused” Players

Thomas Grota

As promised I deliver an update to my post from last year on Fintech & Insurtech Ecosystem (post. insurtech fintech banking financing insurance microsoft Gini

[Replay Technologies in The Times of Israel] LISTEN: How an Israeli startup plans to use drones to visit the world

OurCrowd

They also chat about Shapira’s previous company, Replay Technologies, which was acquired by Intel in 2016 for $175 million, and how Shapira hopes to enable people with disabilities to “fly” to foreign places, with the use of the headsets and drones.

The Technology Sectors that Create the Most Value

Tomasz Tunguz

The opportunity to replace these companies’ aging technologies is simply massive. In which sectors have software companies created the most financial value? I asked myself this question over the weekend. I categorized the top 250 IT companies which spans $675B in market cap (AAPL) to $3B in market cap (ASOS) and created the chart above. B2B Software, which includes Microsoft, Oracle, IBM, and SAP among others represents about 30% of the total IT market cap today.

Innovator Spotlight: Maricely Ramirez Hernandez of Burnflex

Venture Well

E-Team Grants Early Stage Innovators Healthcare Technology innovation innovation entrepreneurship startup student innovatorsMaricely Ramirez Hernandez of E-Team Burnflex has changed how she thinks about inventing by first considering customer pain points.

Why USV is Joining the Libra Association

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

When USV invested in Coinbase in early 2013, our rationale was that digital currencies and digital assets (like Bitcoin and beyond) were a breakthrough technology, similar to TCP/IP, HTTP and SMTP. blockchain crypto VC & Technology

[MeMed in PR Newswire] MeMed Named “Technology Pioneer” by World Economic Forum

OurCrowd

the developer of a cutting-edge immune system-based diagnostic that distinguishes between bacterial and viral infections at the point of care, today announced its recognition as a 2019 World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer, one of 56 companies selected worldwide. MeMed Ltd.,

Eugene Wei's Novel Mental Models for Technology

Tomasz Tunguz

In the car yesterday, I listened to an interview with Eugene Wei, who described the dynamics of consumer technology as if they were plain as day. He’s deep in consumer technologies. It’s rare to hear someone lucidly describe complex topics like the reasons for Twitter’s success and struggles. Eugene wrote many of his ideas in this post though there are some ideas that I found only in the podcast.

[PlaySight in Marietta Daily Journal] LakePoint looking to expand campus, technology capabilities

OurCrowd

The LakePoint sporting community in Bartow County will not only be the largest venue for competitive youth sports, but very soon, it will be one of, if not the most technologically enhanced youth sporting facilities in the country.

[Virgin Hyperloop One in CompositesWorld] Virgin Hyperloop One presents technology to U.S. Congress

OurCrowd

on June 26 to present its technology to members of Congress and federal stakeholders at its event “Hyperloop On The Hill,” as the company continues to broaden support of its new transportation technology. Virgin Hyperloop One (VHO, Los Angeles,Calif.)

[MeMed in Markets Insider] Frost & Sullivan Recognizes MeMed with 2019 European Technology Leadership Award

OurCrowd

The post [MeMed in Markets Insider] Frost & Sullivan Recognizes MeMed with 2019 European Technology Leadership Award appeared first on OurCrowd.

[Portfolio companies in NoCamels] 4 Israeli Companies On World Economic Forum’s 2019 Technology Pioneers List

OurCrowd

Airobotics and MeMed Diagnostics were named on World Economic Forum’s “Technology Pioneers 2019” list. The post [Portfolio companies in NoCamels] 4 Israeli Companies On World Economic Forum’s 2019 Technology Pioneers List appeared first on OurCrowd.

[Virgin Hyperloop One in Cheddar] North Carolina Becomes Ninth State to Explore Virgin Hyperloop One Technology

OurCrowd

The post [Virgin Hyperloop One in Cheddar] North Carolina Becomes Ninth State to Explore Virgin Hyperloop One Technology appeared first on OurCrowd. Hyperloops might still sound like science fiction, but they’re on the cusp of becoming a reality, one state at a time. Watch here.

[Virgin Hyperloop One in GlobeNewswire] North Carolina Becomes Ninth State to Explore Virgin Hyperloop One Technology

OurCrowd

The post [Virgin Hyperloop One in GlobeNewswire] North Carolina Becomes Ninth State to Explore Virgin Hyperloop One Technology appeared first on OurCrowd.

The Long Engagement

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

entrepreneurship VC & TechnologyThe Gotham Gal and I met when we were 19 and got married when we were 25. We lived together for most of those six years before we got married. By the time we tied the knot, we knew each other very well. While venture capital investing and marriage are two different things, I think there are some things one can take from love and marriage into the world of startups and venture capital investing. One of them is the value of long engagements.

[Virgin Hyperloop One in NBCDFW] Virgin Hyperloop One Bringing Pod to North Texas As Leaders Take Serious Look at Technology

OurCrowd

The post [Virgin Hyperloop One in NBCDFW] Virgin Hyperloop One Bringing Pod to North Texas As Leaders Take Serious Look at Technology appeared first on OurCrowd. North Texas to Laredo in less than an hour? It sounds like the stuff of science fiction.