All posts tagged “disruption

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My new gig…

So this is interesting. Earlier this month, Travis Kalanick – co-founder of Uber and its former CEO – formed a new venture fund called 10100. According to the WSJ, it was funded with his own money after he sold 30% of his position in Uber… Read More

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Business model innovation

Fred Wilson has a great post up on his blog today about open protocols. By open protocols he is referring to things like TCP/IP (transmission control protocol and internet protocol), HTTP (hypertext transfer protocol), and SMTP (simple mail transfer protocol). Whether you realize it or… Read More

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Introducing Tech:NYC

Following the lead of San Francisco, a new non-profit, member-supported organization for New York tech companies has just launched. It’s called Tech:NYC. Here are their goals, taken from this blog post: Tech:NYC’s primary goals are to support the growth of the technology sector in New… Read More

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What’s next for Walmart?

Today I was surprised to learn from Charlie Gardner’s blog that groceries now represent 56% of Walmart’s sales. This is a huge number that I frankly wouldn’t have expected.  Groceries have relatively low online penetration, which makes them great for brick-and-mortar retailers. I’ve written about… Read More