Failures, Facts, and Fast Walking: TechTrek East 2018

“Fail fast” ...And cheaply. Among all the companies we visited on our action-packed Trek to New York City, this was a common theme every company touched upon in some way. To be adaptable, react to shortcomings, and pivot accordingly is something all companies, of all sizes, have had to deal with. An analogy that struck me … Continue reading Failures, Facts, and Fast Walking: TechTrek East 2018

Big Business & Startups: Leveraging Accelerator Programs to Merge the Two

Large companies such as MetLife, BlackRock, Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs, and J.P. Morgan are utilizing accelerator programs to integrate an entrepreneurial spirit and innovate the long-standing company’s traditional methods. MetLife: The insurance industry has massive size and reach, with global insurance premiums of $4.5 trillion in 2015. As I talked about in my presentation, MetLife … Continue reading Big Business & Startups: Leveraging Accelerator Programs to Merge the Two