economist News of 04/01/20
Silicon Valley VC 7bc Capital Expands In Europe, Recruits First Venture Partner
Silicon Valley VC 7BC Venture Capital has decided to make an incursion into Europe, recruiting its first venture partner in the UK. Monty Munford was previously a freelance journalist, conference speaker and columnist contributing to Forbes, The ...
Carbon Dioxide Emissions Are Set To Hit A Record High This Year (It’S Not Fine, But Not Hopeless)
Carbon dioxide emissions, one of the main contributors to the climate changes bringing extreme weather, rising oceans, and more frequent fires that have killed hundreds of Americans and cost the U.S. billions of dollars, are set to reach another ...
Coding Training And Outsourcing Service Catalyte Launches A Toolkit For Corporate ‘Up-Skilling’
Catalyte , the Baltimore-based coding training and placement service, has launched a new software service designed to take its machine learning-based skills-assessment and training program to companies around the country. With revenues already ...
The Stanford Connections Behind Latin America’S Multi-Billion Dollar Startup Renaissance
The houses along the tree-lined blocks of Josina Avenue in Palo Alto, with their big back yards, swimming pools and driveways are about as far removed from the snarls of traffic, sputtering diesel engines, and smoggy air of South America’s major ...
WTF Are ISAs And Can They Transform Education And Spark A Startup Wave?
Soaring college tuition prices have left Americans drowning in debt without a correspondingly enhanced set of professional skills to show for it. In the past 11 years, US student debt has increased by 157% and 1 in 10 borrowers are over 90 days ...
Facebook Is Not Equipped To Stop The Spread Of Authoritarianism
After the driver of a speeding bus ran over and killed two college students in Dhaka in July, student protesters took to the streets. They forced the ordinarily disorganized local traffic to drive in strict lanes and stopped vehicles to inspect ...
Quantum Computing, Not AI, Will Define Our Future
William ("Whurley") Hurley Contributor Share on Twitter William Hurley, commonly known as whurley, is an American entrepreneur and the founder of Chaotic Moon Studios, Honest Dollar, and ...