Labor Day and the Gig Economy

Labor Day has been a US national holiday since 1894. At the end of the 19th century trade unions were a growing political force in America, so they pushed for – …

Facebook, Myanmar and Genocide

In the West, most of the concerns regarding social media and “Fake News” center on potential election tampering by foreign agents and the echo chamber created by algorithms that feed …

Tesla: The Way Forward In 5 Steps

Tesla’s recent drama reminds us of one thing: technological disruption is a theoretical paradigm, not a management playbook. Yes, the company’s products are disruptive to the established light vehicle industry in …

Seed Stage VCs Want to Grow Your Food

Y Combinator (YC for short) is a unique venture capital firm from just about every angle. In a world where late stage mega-rounds are de rigueur, it only puts in $120,000/company …