Tag: Silicon Valley

Take A Ride Into The Future

First appeared at Joie de Vivre The future is here. But maybe you’re just not feeling it. Do you, for example, still close your own car doors manually? The one-day “Silicon Valley Legends” tour will put that tired routine to bed, at least for an hour at Tesla, where the Model X will be demoed. The doors open when the fob-carrying you approaches the car. Say what? The X’s dash also sports a bio-weapon defense button, which isn’t nearly as scary as it sounds. It filters the air within the cabin to a pristine medical-grade purity … no matter what’s ... Read more

How Many People Work At These 8 Tech Companies (Infographic)

Have you ever wondered how many people work at the largest tech companies? While size doesn’t necessarily matter in startup land the largest tech companies generally have the largest payroll as well.

Which Tech Companies are Filling The Most Patents? (Infographic)

Patents are the lifeblood of the tech industry. Here is the top 5 Silicon Valley companies, which own the highest number of patents:

Drones For Business (Infographic)

Drones are one of the fastest growing technology segments of the last year. From crop dusting fields to carrying heavy loads to remote places below are six B2B uses for drones.

8 Reasons Banks Should Partner In FinTech (Infographic)

Of all the disruption occurring today, the banking sector is getting hit the hardest. Smart banks are already looking at innovative solutions to increase customer loyalty and ease of use. Here are 8 reasons banks should partner with fintech startups.

Having the Right Network Pays Big Returns (Infographic)

Want to be a unicorn? Ever dreamed of having a billion dollar valuation? Being part of the right network helps. Y Combinator leverages a selective network of brilliant technicians, entrepreneurs, and thought leaders to consistently produce some of the best performing startups the world has ever seen.

Start Talking Like a Silicon Valley Pro (Infographic)

Every culture has its own language, Silicon Valley is no different. There are some words used so often that everyone knows them. Start using these seven words in your everyday business vocabulary to start sounding like a Silicon Valley insider.  

How Can Big Companies Innovate? Turning Disruption Threats into Innovation Opportunities

By Andrey Kunov, CEO, Silicon Valley Innovation Center (SVIC) Uber, Didi Chuxing, Airbnb, Dropbox, SpaceX, Uber, Spotify… the list is endless but what do all of them have in common? Each one of them is a startup and each one has disrupted an entire industry. Be it hospitality, auto, music or aeronautics, no one has been spared. So what is the antidote to this disruptive trend? – M&A or R&D?  What’s the action plan? In this blog , we’ll look at the emerging practice of start-up engagement as a corporate innovation strategy to help established companies uncover growth opportunities behind ... Read more

Google’s Artificial Intelligence Just Made Computers More Human

  In this era of Fourth Industrial Revolution we all know the world is changing at a pace we never imagined. Self driving cars and humanoids are no longer science fiction. In fact, Silicon Valley startups like CloudMinds have a vision, that by 2025 helpful humanoid robots will be affordable for the average household. When it comes to intelligence, the benchmarks are human beings. However with the advent of AI based technologies, more and more innovations are being made to replicate or surpass human-like intelligence. Here is an article on the latest feat by Google’s DeepMinds – computers that can ... Read more

The Fourth Industrial Revolution Is Here. Is Your Business Ready?

  By Andy Zhulenev This is the first part of the SVIC original series to discover the technology breakthroughs that go beyond automation of manufacturing and digitization of information. The global economy is undergoing massive disruption. This “Fourth Industrial Revolution” brings us a world of cyber-physical systems, characterized by the merging of physical, digital, and biological realms in profound ways. Artificial intelligence (AI) serves as the primary catalyst of this transformation. Thus, companies need a deep understanding of technological trends. And any organization that aims to succeed in this new era of continuously accelerating change will need to significantly adjust ... Read more