When I hear the words "It’s like working in a startup in a X0,000 person company," my reaction is 😂. This comment is almost always made by folks who really have no idea what a startup is like. (RIP my inbox.)
This brings me to a great essay recently penned by Noam Bardin entitled, “Why did I leave Google or, why did I stay so long?” (see The Blurb at the bottom of this NL for the link to his post).
Noam sold Waze (an awesome app btw) to Google for $1B in June 2013. He stayed for 7+ years before recently leaving. This is highly atypical. His post highlights the opportunities & challenges of building a startup in a big co.
More on this below…
But first. ICYMI, we released a new tech trends report.
Yes — we’ve heard remote work and telehealth are going to be big cuz of the pandemic. Blah blah blah.
This report digs into under-the-radar technology trends.
Using the CB Insights platform, we looked at a variety of signals ranging from patents, to investment activity, to executive chatter in earnings transcripts, to media mentions, and more to identify the top 12 tech trends to watch in 2021, including:
But wait, there’s more — download the full pdf for free here.
If you wanna chat about any of these trends, we’ll be hosting a live discussion as well. Submit your Qs here and sign up here.