A standing joke in Silicon Valley is that the smartest people go into online advertising, virtual currency, or dumb online games, but, fortunately, there are many tech start-ups that are solving real problems—and many entrepreneurs who care.
Vivek WadhwaJanuary 6, 2015
New trillion-dollar industries will come out of nowhere and wipe out existing trillion-dollar industries. This is the future we’re headed into, for better or for worse.
Vivek WadhwaDecember 26, 2014
Billionaire Peter Thiel claims that college education is a bubble and doesn’t provide more value than an insurance policy, but in reality, today’s knowledge-based economy requires mastery of a wide assortment of technical skills, ability to work in groups, and continual learning.
Vivek WadhwaDecember 8, 2014
We need to be prepared for this scary future, and Silicon Valley needs to take the lead in developing technologies to track, prevent and manage pandemics.
Vivek WadhwaOctober 27, 2014
Myths abound when it comes to categorizing personality traits of an entrepreneur – data makes it clear, successful entrepreneurs come from all backgrounds.
Vivek WadhwaSeptember 19, 2014
A common belief is that it is only the young who can innovate. But we may be better off motivating and empowering older workers. They are the ones who are best equipped to solve the big problems.
Vivek WadhwaAugust 21, 2014
Experts are the greatest inhibitors of innovation—the ones who shouldn’t be listened to. Peter Diamandis says it best: “An expert is someone who can tell you exactly how it can’t be done.”
Vivek WadhwaAugust 4, 2014
Forget building silly apps such as Yo. Silicon Valley needs to take on a grand challenge, such as serving the millions who go without clean water.
Vivek WadhwaJune 25, 2014