Scaling isn't just about technology, it's about culture. And culture relies on transmission: without that, a company's values and vision can quickly get lost.
The 8th Annual Anthemis Hacking Finance Retreat in Méribel, France brought attendees into the mountains and away from the day-to-day grind of transforming financial services.
As we move away from hierarchies toward networks, and out of the office into the cloud, education remains, by and large, pretty old school: A series of requirements to fulfill, tests to pass, and “rights” and “wrongs,” from K through 12 and far beyond.
There were so many wonderful opportunities, conversations and moments at the AHFR that reducing them to a top ten is a tall order, but I’ll do my best.
As we ponder the future of humanity in our hyperconnected world, we must remember that each one of us is a generator and arbiter of data.
Carlota Perez has inspired students of economic theory—and a who’s-who of venture capitalists—to consider where today’s innovation sits in the context of what she calls a “a great surge.”