Innogest Daily #4


Innogest Daily #4

Google Ventures rethink its international Investment strategy
Although Google’s investment arm, Google Ventures, only opened its London office in July 2014 – setting aside an initial $100 million to invest in startups “accross Europe” – it’s now abandoning the idea of running separate funds, according to CEO Bill Maris (Tech Crunch)

Silicon Valley VCs talk Europe’s startup scene and big money in London
Today at TechCrunch Disrupt London, our own Connie Loizos sat down with a cadre of Silicon Valley investors to dig into what is going down on the American side of the pond, and how the group viewed the European startup scene (Tech Crunch)

Zipcar Founder: The Era Of Industrial Capitalism Is Over
Workers of the world unite, Zipcar co-founder Robin Chase suggested here Saturday. You have nothing to lose but your excess capacity (Forbes)

Trust is as important in the digital age as coal was in the industrial age
Can your customers trust you? Can you trust your systems? To succeed in the digital world, you need to be able to answer yes to both questions (The world is in beta)

The next big healthcare innovation won’t be a miracle drug
It’ll be your data (Read Think)

Approaching the ‘Uber Moment’ in Financial Services: How Technology Will Radically Disrupt the Sector
Antony Jenkins sets out how technology will transform the way financial services are delivered and used (Chatam House)

China Wants to Replace Millions of Workers with Robots
China needs advanced robotics to help balance its economic, social, and technological ambitions with continued growth (Mit Technology Review)


Posted on 07 Dec 2015