Newco

  • My Latest Columns

    … In meetings with several colleagues over the past few days, many did not know about the column I write each week – I’ve been remiss and not cross posting my writings from NewCo Shift here. It’s been interesting to move my main focus of writing from a personal blog to a publication in-the-making. I’ll have more thoughts about that this weekend…

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  • Where I’ll Be For NewCo Boston April 26-7 – Come Join Me!

    … The first ever NewCo Boston goes off in less than two weeks, and I’ve been studying the schedule and making my picks for the companies I most want to visit. The lineup is insanely great – Boston is brimming with innovative NewCos, all of which will open their doors on April 27th. Thanks to our partners at MassTLC – you guys really know how to do…

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  • New Posts…For All You RSS Readers

    … It “Profiting From The Financialization of Death” Won’t Make the Phones Ring Pretty joints after midnight stuff, but man, I’m reading Rana’s new book and this one made my head spin. Lastly, if you want to stay current on my work at NewCo, which is increasingly editorial in nature, sign up for the Daily newsletter. We’re also launching a Weekly version, for which I’ll be writing a regular column. Sign up here! …

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  • On Tech Leadership

    … I’ve written a piece over on NewCo that I wanted to also post it here. See below… If your business focus is in technology or the Internet, as mine has been for nearly three decades, it’s quite possible you’ve never heard of the GLOBE Series, a global conference dedicated to sustainability in business. Until I was invited to participate this year…

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  • Can Business Get A Conscience?

    … at Wired: The transformation of our world through a potent brew of business, technology, and culture. In 2014, Steven wrote a book that I now recommend to you all: The Conscience Economy: How a Mass Movement for Good is Great for Business. That I initially missed the book’s publication, with its clear resonance with the work we’re doing at NewCo…

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  • Innovation Happens Everywhere Now: Barcelona-based Typeform Proves It

    … common in the Valley that what initially struck me about Typeform wasn’t its business model, it was its location. The company feels like a typical San Francisco Internet startup, but when you dig in, it’s unique. First, the product. Typeform declares its mission in three simple words: “Make forms awesome.” Sounds pretty mundane, right? But once you…

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  • Tesla-As-A-Platform

    … (Cross posted from the NewCo site). This is the first in what I hope will become a regular series of posts on new kinds of companies the NewCo team has discovered in our travels to NewCo cities around the world. First up is Tesloop, which I noticed while perusing the schedule for NewCo LA last month. I was already planning on seeing…

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  • Where I’ll Be During NewCo SF & Oakland Next Month

    … (cross posted from the NewCo blog) NewCo’s San Francisco & Oakland festivals are less than a month away, and they will be our largest, most diverse events ever. More than 225 Bay area companies will be opening their doors to 3,000+ attendees. Choosing which companies to visit is a daunting task. I’ve made my picks, but it wasn’t easy. One…

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  • This Is How We Pick A NewCo

    … Over on the NewCo site, I’ve updated our explanation of how we chose NewCos around the world (1,100 or so so far). Here’s that post for those readers at Searchblog who might be interested. Since we launched NewCo’s festivals in late 2012, tens of thousands of people have experienced the unique NewCo model of “getting out to get in.” Thousands…

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