This was at the time of Uber’s ascendance. Peak Uber.
And so the general reaction to the post ranged from polite disagreement to scorn by those who thought this type of talk about the fastest-growing startup ever was blasphemous. Many also said we were stupid.
In their view, Uber was going to
change motor vehicle ownership forever
own last-mile delivery for food and more
deploy a fleet of autonomous vehicles and have no drivers
The ~$2.4T fashion sector is one of the largest industries in the global economy, and technology is transforming it faster than ever.
From sewing robots to trend-predicting algorithms to VR mirrors in dressing rooms, we dive deep into how tech is automating, personalizing, and speeding up every aspect of fashion. Read all about it here.
On our Financial Inclusion Stage, you’ll hear from startups helping with everything from paying off debt to early paychecks to payments via blockchain.
On our AI stage, you’ll hear from startups that are tapping machine learning and automation for things like: credit risk/assessment, life insurance, wealth management, customer banking fees, and personalized banking.
ICYMI, Glamour put out an interesting piece earlier this month about how author Danielle Steele has managed to write 179 books — with no ghostwriter — over the course of her career. (You can find it in The Blurb below.)
Essentially, it comes down to discipline…and cashmere.
Cutting edge technology
The global edge computing market is estimated to reach $34B by 2023, and startups are looking to capitalize on the opportunity.