Media, Education and Context in 2020

VC Cafe

I was asked to contribute to a crowdsourced book about the future, looking to predict the world in 2020. ” Media in 2020. The year 2020 will offer a much wider range of media, enabling anyone (and potentially “anything”) to create content and share it with the world.

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EBW 2020 Launches MintHer Aimed at Helping Female Founders Scale Their Ventures


By Laura Lorek Publisher of Silicon Hills News At South by Southwest 2018, Ingrid Vanderveldt, chairman, and CEO of Empowering a Billion Women by 2020 movement, launched MintHer, a financial resources network for female entrepreneurs.

Why the LP Outlook is Good for Venture and Startups in 2017–2020

Both Sides of the Table

link] Why the LP Outlook is Good for Venture and Startups in 2017–2020 was originally published in Both Sides of the Table on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.

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4 Reasons Gen Z Will Rule The Tech World By 2020


Here are a few reasons why Gen Z will change the technology world by 2020: Social media evolution. by Nate Vickery, editor-in-chief of The new generation is coming of age and marketers turn their gaze to the new consumer focus group.

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More big IoT numbers: 33bn connected devices by 2020

The Equity Kicker

33bn connected devices in the next six years, up from 12bn predicted at the end of this year. That will be four for every person on the planet.

Midas List 2020: Forerunner’s Eurie Kim (and Why Company Names Matter to Her)

Hunter Walker

Forerunner Ventures is one of Homebrew’s favorite co-investors for consumer commerce/retail startups. Firm founder Kirsten Green has an amazing analytical mind combined with empathy for the consumer.

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The #1 Job Skill in 2020 #blindpost

Jeff Hilimire

This blindpost was recommended by @gumboshowjoe and is based on this article, The Number One Job Skill in 2020 , which I didn’t read until after I wrote this. Let’s start with this, what’s different in 2020? In 2020… - Everything will be connected. Whereas today its very easy to create software, in 2020 its very easy to create actual products in your home. - “Marketing” is personalized on a one-to-one basis and its everywhere.

What marketing departments will look like in 2020

Jeff Hilimire

I asked this question on Quora earlier this week: What will marketing departments look like in 2020? The qualities that marketing departments will need to have in 2020 that these guys identified are (in random order). - I think the “aha&# for me when considering this question is that by 2020 “digital&# will be about 30 years old. Special thanks to @dberkowitz ( his quora ), @drewhawkins ( his quora ) and @viajerosonico ( his quora ) for answering the question.

Thoughts from the Digital Agenda Assembly 2012 in Brussels

VC Cafe

Nelly Kroes , the Vice President of the European Commission understands this and said it’s a high priority for Horizon 2020. The impact of this digital agenda and the Horizon 2020 plan depends solely on the actions taken.

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Predictions, Redactions

deal architect

At their annual Gartner Symposium event in Orlando today, Peter Sondergaard predicted "AI will be a net job creator starting in 2020" To that, Jason Hiner at TechRepublic snarkily commented “Gartner's research chief couldn't have opened the company's flagship conference.

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FAQ Re: Dr. Alan Black

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

The UAE is hosting the Expo 2020 Dubai, and Dr. Black was part of the closing tribute at the conference celebrating this award to the UAE. Greetings from gray and chilly Three Oaks, Michigan. As gloomy as it is, I’m grateful to be here and free. Freedom is not something we should take for granted. Later this morning I’ll take a walk outside around my pond and say prayers for my friend Alan Black. I might take a photograph.

The Big Shift – a business manifesto

Start Up Blog

entrepreneurship 2020 business entrepreneurs futurist manifesto marketing startups the futureBelow is a business manifesto of the big shift we are all living through. In fact, it’s a business manifesto of what is already happening combined with the inevitable. This eclectic aggregation of phrases and explanations represents our generational shift from the industrial age into the technology age.

Founder Monica Lim Talks E-Commerce And Building A Successful Online Clothing Brand

YFS Magazine

dollars in 2020, the global e-commerce industry appears to show no signs of slowing down.". Online fashion sales are increasing. With retail e-commerce sales worldwide expected to reach just over four trillion U.S.

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A World Divided… By Tech

Austin Startup

I contend that this is the single most important graph in the world circa 2008 - 2020: Continue reading on Austin Startups

Uber, UT and the U.S. Army Research Labs Team Up to Create Flying Cars


By 2020, Uber plans to demonstrate the first flying rideshare vehicles in […]. The promise of flying cars may become a reality a soon. The University of Texas at Austin’s Cockrell School of Engineering has teamed up with the U.S.

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eCommerce inflection point coming in 2018: invest now

The Equity Kicker

If that’s true then growth for ecommerce businesses will peak around 2020. I just saw this chart in a Morgan Stanley investor note with the subtitle eCommerce Hits it’s Stride.

VentureLab Launches Girl Startup


Department of Labor estimates that by 2020 there will be more than 1.4 It’s no secret that men far surpass the number of women, especially in leadership positions, in the science, technology, engineering and math fields, known as STEM. “The U.S.

9 ways robots are going to impact your job

The Next Web

While the World Economic Forum suggests that we may lose roughly five million jobs to robots by 2020, what does that actually mean for today’s workforce?

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Andela Connects Austin Tech Companies with Tech Talent in Africa


faces a shortage of as many as 21 million skilled workers by 2020 in manufacturing, energy, health care, technology, education and other fields, according to the U.S. By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News The shortage of tech talent is acute in Austin and every U.S. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. To […] The post Andela Connects Austin Tech Companies with Tech Talent in Africa appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

8 Steps To Assembling The Most Talented Startup Team

Startup Professionals Musings

According to an Intuit study , that number is quickly rising and will approach 40 percent by 2020.

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Why Gateway Accelerate Is A Great Choice For International Entrepreneurs

Feld Thoughts

by 2020. On September 15, 2016, UMSL Accelerate joined the Global EIR network and began taking applications for its international accelerator program, Gateway Accelerate. Today is the last day to apply , so if you are considering it, don’t wait. The goal of this program is to contribute to St. Louis’s local economy and UMSL’s curricular and non-curricular offerings to its students by attracting talented entrepreneurs from around the world to relocate their business to St. Louis.

7 ways to help improve the modern workplace collaboration

The Next Web

In fact, Cisco predicts that by 2020, more than 50 billion devices will be connected to the Internet worldwide. Curtis Peterson is VP of Operations at RingCentral, a cloud-based business communications system.

How To Mentor Millennials Into Business Leadership

Startup Professionals Musings

Today they are in every business, and will likely comprise 50 percent of the workforce by 2020. Millennials have come a long way in business since I started writing about them almost ten years ago.

Customer Success Metrics: More Than A Number


In addition, by 2020 , customer success will play an important role in selling your product, not just the price of it. by Allison Yount, Director of Customer Success at Scout RFP.

Three Easy Ways Businesses Can Combat Cyber Threats


could reach $66 billion by the end of 2018; globally, it is expected to reach $170 billion by 2020. by Marcus Harris, Software Litigator at Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP.

Why A Wholesale e-Commerce Platform Is Essential For Your B2B Business


of all B2B sales in the US by 2020. As recently as a few years ago, brands and wholesalers only had a few sales channels to consider: they sold directly to retailers, or to distributors who in turn sold to retailers.

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[Infographic] Why Mobile Ads In Emerging Markets Are The Future


billion by 2020, and accompanying this increase in size is a rise in middle class spending from $21 trillion today to $51 trillion in 2030. Mobile marketing is big, and is set to grow bigger – but more so in emerging markets.

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4 Ways To Optimize The Digital Customer Experience In 2018


The 2017 report Customers 2020: A Progress Report , by Walker customer experience consulting firm, found that 86 percent of buyers will pay more for a better customer experience. By 2020, customer experience will overtake product and price as the key brand differentiator.

Top iOS Development Trends To Watch Out For In 2018 For Businesses


It is estimated that AR and CR will generate revenue of $200 billion by 2020. Ever since Apple launched the new iOS 11 update, the iOS app developers have sought out new and interesting ways of incorporating the latest technology with the iOS app development.

Entrepreneur Opportunities in the UK Property Market

The Startup Magazine

Going forward into 2020, the report predicts that prices will also increase two percent nationally and in London, meaning that London prices are expected to slowly rise again. There have been various reports of late that the UK property market is slowing – or at least stagnant.

[Infographic] Economy And Education: How America Is Falling Behind


By 2020, the U.S. There is ample evidence that the strength of a country’s economy is intrinsically linked to its expenditure on education and school participation rates.

[Workshop] How To Use Digital Marketing To Generate Sales For Your Books


Mark Schaefer recently shared by 2020, the amount of largely consumer-driven web-based content is expected to increase by 600 per cent.

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Baby Boomers Are Surpassing Gen-Y As Entrepreneurs

Startup Professionals Musings

Partially due to the economy, but also due to longer, healthier lives and changes in job tenure, 60% of working Boomers are now expected to stay in the labor force, with real power and influence, for at least seven more years, to 2020.

You Don’t Need To Change Your Company Culture To Attract Millennials


Many organizations even adjust their corporate culture to better appeal to the generation of young adults who are expected to make up half the global workforce by 2020, and who are said to be uncomfortable with rigid corporate structures, expect rapid progression and want constant feedback.

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Four Skills You Need To Be Effective In Today’s Gig Economy


This number is projected to reach 43% by 2020. The days of outsourcing your professional development and financial stability to an employer are quickly coming to a close. With constant downsizing, mergers, and business pivots, today’s workers must be able to create a stable income.

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High On “App-titude”: Why Android Development Is Fast Becoming A Popular Career In IT


In fact, IT Career Finder called mobile application developer the best computer job through the year 2020 because of its exponential growth rate: Mobile App Developer Career Projections | 2010 – 2020. by Madarapu Nagaraju, co-founder and director at KnowledgeHut.

Build On-Demand Teams Instead of Hiring Employees

Startup Professionals Musings

According to an Intuit study , that number is quickly rising and will approach 40 percent by 2020.

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Top 5 Live Streaming Software Solutions

The Startup Magazine

We can get evidence in the stats that say, “ Videos drive two-thirds of the whole internet traffic and is anticipated to grow to about 82% by 2020”. Videos have become easier and more powerful than they used to be a few years back.

A Full Day At CES

Feld Thoughts

” If any of this s**t comes together, we are going to have completely different cars by 2020. Pro Tip: If you are at CES today and want to connect, I’ll be hanging out at Eureka Park from 11am this morning (Friday) when I’m on a panel about diversity until I leave the premises at 2:30. My dad and I left the Venetian yesterday at 8:30am to head over to the Las Vegas Convention Center. When I arrived back at the room at 10pm, I was done / baked / toasted / wiped.

Your Next Startup Will Likely Be Run By a Boomer

Startup Professionals Musings

Partially due to the economy, but also due to longer, healthier lives and changes in job tenure, 62% of working Boomers are now expected to stay in the labor force, with real power and influence, for at least nine more years, to 2020.

10 Key Business Domains With ‘Big Data’ Opportunities

Startup Professionals Musings

billion in 2016 to more than $203 billion in 2020, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.7%. Even though ‘big data’ has now been around for several years, the opportunities for startups seem to keep growing, just as the amount of data keeps growing.

4 Ways Workers Benefit From Shared Innovative Office Space


The shared office space concept has risen steadily in popularity over the past decade, and by 2020 more than 26,000 co-working spaces will be in use globally, according to Small Business Labs, which tracks trends in small businesses.

8 Best Free Online Photo Editors – Tried and Tested


We tried to keep the list short but sweet by splitting the list between non-Flash based online editors and those that require the plugin since it will no longer be supported by Adobe from 2020 onwards.

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