Creating a Valuable Platform

Sangeet Choudary is the Founder and CEO of Platform Thinking Labs, best known for his work on platform business models and multi-sided network effects. He is also the co-chair of the MIT Platform Strategy Group at MIT Media Labs, Boston, an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at INSEAD Business School, a Global Fellow at the Centre for Global Enterprisein New York, […]

The 6 Skills of the “Creators”

Amy Wilkinson ( @amywilkinson ), author of The Creator’s Code, describes key characteristics of today’s leading entrepreneurs.

What’s Next

From Ben Thompson’s post – “The State of Consumer Technology at the End of 2014” While the introduction of the iPhone seems like it was just yesterday (at least it does to me!), we are quickly approaching seven years – about the midway point of this epoch, if the PC and Internet are any indication.4 […]

Personal Data is You

“Personal data isn’t property. It’s people. It’s as much a part of you as your eye color, the way your heart calms when you see beauty, and your world view. It may not be inside your skin but that doesn’t make it any less you. It’s you. It is you moving through time and space. […]

Creating a new market

  What lessons for the emerging Internet of Things (IoT) industry can be learned from companies who have successfully created new markets and have become the new market leaders? The creation of the mobile market provides lessons for companies who aspire to create and lead the IoT market. Let’s look back… Apple created a new […]

Apple Silently Becomes One Of The Most Influential Companies In The Smartwatch Industry

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
Somehow, despite the fact that Apple hasn’t even announced a smartwatch product, the company is still the second-most influential corporate entity in the smartwatch industry, just behind Samsung. Samsung has already released a handful of different Smart Watch offerings, and Google, ranking third on Appinions Smart Watch Influencer report, has also…

Data from Everywhere, Personalize Anywhere

This week Facebook unveiled a new mobile ad network at its F8 conference. The purpose of the network is for Facebook to sell ads outside of Facebook.com and outside the Facebook mobile app. If Facebook’s direction or strategy isn’t clear, let me spell it out: Harvest personal data from multiple apps, then sell personalized advertising […]