The danger of being comfortable: Services

The rise in demand of personal services at the touch of a button is an indicator of several important things happening in our modern society. First and foremost – we are busier than ever before, with no signs of stopping. These services are also a signifier of innovative thinking and points us to even greater possibilities in this realm in the near future. 

Lessons from the unicorns

There are more than 80 “unicorns” in today’s global startup industry. That means there are more than 80 privately-owned and venture-funded new businesses with valuations of over $1 billion. While we could talk all day about the tech “bubble” and whether or not these valuations are reasonable, these companies are clearly doing something right.