paging Dr. Robot July 24, 2019 Newsletter Archive July 24, 2019 Share paging Dr. Robot on Facebook Share paging Dr. Robot on Twitter Share paging Dr. Robot on LinkedIn Share paging Dr. Robot via Email Newsletter Archive Open-source startups. Open-source startups.Robotics in medicine. Tech in each state. Collectors edition Hi there, Early bird tickets are officially available for our latest conference, The Collective — Dec 10-11, 2019 in NYC. The Collective is bringing together the world’s largest community of corporate strategy, innovation, M&A, and corporate venture practitioners. You’ll learn from your peers, academics, authors, and executives about how to drive transformational growth in your organization. Across 3 stages, The Collective will provide you with the answers to questions such as: When should you build vs. partner vs. buy? How do you measure the return on innovation efforts? How do you convince the CEO to acquire vs. building in-house? How do you change a short-term culture to focus on the long term? Last year’s conference had a great group of speakers including the NBA’s Chief Innovation Officer, the CEO & co-founder of Waze, and the author of “The Everything Store.” Prices only go up from here, so reserve your spot and save $$$ by registering today. AND NOW, THE RESEARCH Dr. Bot, Dr. Bot, calling Dr. Bot. Robotics in medicine could help reduce human error, improve recovery time, and reduce hospital stays, ultimately enhancing patients’ quality of life. But does reality match these ambitions? From bionics to disease discovery to rehabilitation, we dig into existing medical robotics apps and the long-term outlook for the space. Check it out here. This tech was made for you and me The US tech boom is no longer limited to the traditional hotbeds of California, New York, and Massachusetts — it’s diffused all across the country. From Juul to Magic Leap to Kabbage, we identify the most well-funded tech startup in each US state. See them all here. Looking for a little stability Stablecoins are much less volatile than normal cryptocurrencies because their values are pegged to other assets, like the US dollar or gold. And they’re quickly gaining traction. We explain what stablecoins are and dive into how they could disrupt the crypto space. Read all about them here. WORK, MEET LIFE Streamline your family American families are now turning to business productivity tools like Slack, Trello, and Jira to keep track of their to-do lists, activities, and goals. So much for work/life balance. Researchers say that these programs might be especially helpful for families with two working parents, which is now a lot more common than it was a few decades ago. But do these tools make family activities feel a little too much like…work? The Atlantic digs into the new trend. Check out the article in The Blurb. Source: The Atlantic Prioritizing big bets Tired of incremental corporate innovation efforts? Learn how ING refined its innovation process by benchmarking off big tech. Ring-fencing its big bets, ING’s innovation process encourages new business model development (read the full case study here). No matter what industry, CBI’s Growth Collective connects you with the best corporate innovators and thinkers. CLIENT-EXCLUSIVE RESEARCH EXPERT INTELLIGENCE Keep your eyes open In the last year, the open-source software space has seen some of the biggest acquisitions in its history, and the market is expected to nearly double in size by 2022. We’ve identified 10 early-stage open-source startups worth watching. Expert Intelligence clients can check them out here. The Industry Standard Fortune. Polina Marinova (@polina_marinova) reports that insurtech startup Hippo has reached unicorn status and references CB Insights research. Nikkei Asian Review. Alex Fang (@alexjfang) compares the presence of China and the US in the Fortune Global 500 and refers to CB Insights’ research. GeekWire. Taylor Soper (@taylor_soper) writes about Amazon’s Alexa Accelerator and cites CB Insights research. I love you. Anand @asanwal P.S. We’re hiring a business intelligence lead. Check out the complete job description here. If this sounds like you, we’d love to chat. The Blurb Cut me some Slack. Families are using business communication tools to manage their family tasks and activities. The Atlantic If it’s free, it’s for me. Will you eat just about anything that’s up for grabs in your office kitchen? Fast Company It’s all a beauty contest. Selecting an ideal sperm cell for in vitro fertilization is “more art than science.” New York Times Yoho. There are more streaming choices now than ever before, and having multiple accounts can get expensive. An emerging (possibly illegal) solution: piracy platforms. 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