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Letters from Bezos. Smart money in blockchain. Drones are all around.
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Here are this week's top briefs.

Cannabis For … Everything? 23 Industries Seizing The $32B Market Opportunity
As legal cannabis goes mainstream, it's creeping into everything from CBD-oil infused beauty products, to houses made of hemp, to banking for marijuana retailers.



22 Lessons From Jeff Bezos’ Annual Letters To Shareholders
Each year, Jeff Bezos writes an open letter to Amazon's shareholders. Over the last two decades, these letters have become an unparalleled source of insight into how the world's richest man — and his company — think about customers, innovation, building products, and more.



Where Smart Money VCs Are Betting In Blockchain, Despite ‘Crypto Winter’
We examine where 23 smart money VCs have made investments since Bitcoin's peak in December 2017.



The United States Of Startups: The Most Well-Funded Tech Startup In Every US State
Our map infographic shows the top tech startups in every US state, as determined by funding totals. Companies include Uber, Magic Leap, DraftKings, and Vox Media.



Cyber Defenders 2019
This year’s trends and high-momentum startups with the potential to shape the future of cybersecurity.



 40+ Startups Transforming The Future Of Traffic

These companies are developing technology to help alleviate traffic and congestion, including everything from smart parking solutions to route optimization platforms.



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.



 Fintech Infrastructure Market Map: Is Financial Services Having Its AWS Moment?
Here are 60+ fintech infrastructure companies cutting the barriers to entry for fintech startups.



38 Ways Drones Will Impact Society: From Fighting War To Forecasting Weather, UAVs Change Everything
UAVs are tackling everything from disease control to vacuuming up ocean waste to delivering pizza, and more.



What Is Psychographics? Understanding The ‘Dark Arts’ Of Marketing That Brought Down Cambridge Analytica
Although it came to light with the Cambridge Analytica scandal and 2016 US presidential election, psychographic marketing may be even more effective in commercial rather than political advertising. And it's already more prevalent than you might think.


 

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