The venture capital business performs an vital position in empowering small companies—the spine of America’s financial system. The business makes up a mere 0.2% of GDP, however delivers a shocking 21% of U.S. GDP in the type of income backed by venture capital. That mentioned, the follow of leaving founders of shade out of the VC equation is being exacerbated ...

Some scientific and technical challenges slip by way of the gaps of current research as a result of they’re not fairly a match for educational labs, or startups, or different organizations doing R&D. However a brand new group known as Convergent Research, spun out of Schmidt Futures, the philanthropic initiative based by former Google CEO Eric Schmidt and his spouse ...

Whether or not you’re keen on the means of constructing an expert network or would reasonably have a root canal than go to one other networking occasion, the worth of your network stays the identical. The contacts and relationships you’ve collected and constructed over the course of your profession will help you discover alternatives, make gross sales, enhance your expertise, ...

Climate change is a worldwide problem, however the way it impacts the world isn’t equal. We all know that wealthy folks have larger carbon footprints, nevertheless it’s poor folks who bear the brunt of climate change’s impacts. We all know {that a} handful of nations are answerable for a majority of greenhouse emissions, but these emissions threaten the well being ...