A lot has been said and written about innovation, risk taking, and entrepreneurship. The American capitalistic economy has always been and continues to be the hotbed of innovation and risk taking. It is, in part, what makes the United States one of the greatest countries in the world and its economy the most productive. Read the rest of this entry »
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Like always, at the end of the old year and the beginning of the new, there are many articles and magazines that try to capture what just happened. It’s always fun, but hey, we all did just live through it.
I was feeling inspired Saturday morning looking over some of these year-end reports, so to speak. In my line of venture capital I’m often asked, what’s going on in energy and venture. We always seem to do these reflections in December. So, not only did I reflect but I added a bit of ”where to now?” in my blog piece. Feeling sporty, I sent it the HuffPost and they published it.
Friday, January 14, Senator Hatch of Utah conducted a technology roundtable at the Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake. It was a fine affair, well attended by many local Utah entrepreneurs, university people, and others. The panel was first rate and included Keith Larson of Intel, Shane Robison of HP, Dan’l Lewin of Microsoft, Kate Mitchell of Scale Venture Partners, and me. Senator Hatch opened by asking each of us about where the trends are in technology these days. I was last, so I got to hear everyone else’s trends. Theirs were interesting. I get this question a lot. So, I opened with this.