Coyotes can change the world. Coyotes WILL change the world. But not if they misplay the meta-game. Not if they hang out with raccoons.
Create an ecosystem with a particular opportunity, and a suitably talented person will shape something new.
It’s hard to believe, but the solution to the free-for-all of the internet really is by invitation only.
For Arlan Hamilton, one of the country’s few Black gay female VCs, Silicon Valley is on the edge of a revolution.
Pigs no longer need magic to save their lives. They need crowdfunding. Wilbur, meet Esther.
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.”
Immortality has gone secular. Unhooked from the realm of gods and angels, it’s now the subject of serious investment—both intellectual and financial—by philosophers, scientists and the Silicon Valley set.
It’s hard to pinpoint the exact moment that a joke becomes a meme. Is it the first time it’s retold? Is it the first thousand times? There’s no logic to the process. You just know it when you see it.
Hacking Finance is open to story ideas from anyone interested in the transformation of financial services. You don’t have to work in fintech, at a startup or at a big bank to care about the future of finance.