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Here are this week's top briefs.

Google Strategy Teardown: Google Is Turning Itself Into An AI Company As It Seeks To Win New Markets Like Cloud And Transportation
Google's next big thing will likely come from one of its new priority areas, like cloud, transportation, and healthcare. Each has a massive, global addressable market and plays well to Google's strength in AI.



$1B+ Market Map: The World’s 260 Unicorn Companies In One Infographic
Our market map showcases the thirteen most populated markets comprised of private companies valued at $1B+.



What Is Edge Computing?
The cloud is no longer sufficient to instantaneously process and analyze the troves of data generated — or soon to be generated — by IoT devices, connected cars, and other digital platforms. Enter edge computing.



Foot In Mouth: 43 Quotes From Big Corporate Execs Who Laughed Off Disruption When It Hit

With the iPhone as a glaring example, and stretching through Amazon and e-commerce and more recently blockchain and bitcoin, many innovations have initially been met with derision by big company CEOs. History often proved them wrong.



 From Plant-Based Powders To AI-Controlled Smart Water Bottles, These Startups Are Fueling The Active Nutrition Sector
Meet the new crop of startups shaping the active nutrition space.



The Future Of Clinical Trials: How AI & Big Tech Could Make Drug Development Cheaper, Faster, & More Effective
Testing new drugs is a slow, expensive, and manual process. Artificial intelligence has the potential to disrupt every stage of the clinical trials process — from matching eligible patients to studies to monitoring adherence and data collection.



269 Startup Failure Post-Mortems
It's hard to say goodbye. A compilation of startup failure post-mortems by founders and investors.



Tencent Is Participating In More Tech IPOs Than Anyone Else

Tencent was an investor in a whopping 12 tech companies that have gone public since the start of 2017.



Healthcare Is Only The Beginning: 15 Big Industries CRISPR Technology Could Disrupt
Gene-editing tool CRISPR is changing the ways we develop new medical treatments, power our vehicles, and even brew our beer. Here are the industries this cutting-edge technology could disrupt.



60+ Startups Disrupting IKEA In One Market Map

From direct-to-consumer sofas to furniture rental platforms to smart tables, these startups are disrupting the traditional furniture space.


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Anand
@asanwal

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