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Technology

Blockchain: Turning experiments into mission-critical business applications

Over the past several months, we’ve been researching companies that are leveraging an emerging technology called blockchain, which is the ‘general ledger’ underlying the digital currency Bitcoin. The blockchain’s general ledger technology can enable institutions and individuals to record and transfer assets instantly without intermediaries— virtually eliminating fraud, and instantly verifying ownership of any asset at any moment in time.…

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5 Ways Mobile Technology is Reshaping the World

Previously, I’ve highlighted the five key areas driving Enterprise 3.0—social media, mobile, technology, the cloud, Internet of Things, and big data—and how they are  fundamentally transforming the enterprise and creating a wide-open field for startups. Last week I shared those thoughts at the Connolly Bove Mobile Forum in Radnor, Pa. I sat down with several senior executives from venture capital firms…

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Partner Companies

Q&A: Rich Milgram, CEO, Beyond.com – "Persistence and Patience are Key" to Success

This year, we launched a Q&A Series with our partner company CEOs to provide insight, lessons learned and  first-hand knowledge about what it takes to start and grow successful businesses. This month, we interviewed Rich Milgram who has been CEO of Beyond.com for 13 years. During that time, he’s learned a lot about building a successful team and leveraging its strengths. Since…

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Partner Companies

Week in Review: What Happened in Vegas? CES Gave PixelOptics Rave Reviews!

The J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference wasn’t the only event on our radar this week. The 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the world’s largest consumer technology tradeshow, took over Las Vegas from January 10th to the 13th. About 140,000 attendees traveled to “sin city” to see the latest devices, services, and apps. CES typically hosts previews of gadgets and new…

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Partner Companies

The Internet of Things Making Headlines

Last week, we announced that we provided $5 million in a Series B financing for ThingWorx, a disruptive technology that revolutionizes how people, systems and devices communicate in a newly connected world, commonly referred to as “The Internet of Things.” The number of things communicating on the internet is set to eclipse the number of people who communicate. ThingWorx extends…

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