World View Pioneering Ballooning Technology to Access Space
World View Pioneering Ballooning Technology to Access Space

World View is pioneering new ballooning technologies to access space at less cost and more safely than rocket systems. The goal, according to  World View CEO Jane Poynter, is to eventually take people into space. The company is already taking payloads via The Stratollite to near space and uniquely holding over an area of interest for days, weeks and even months.

Lance Armstrong Invested Early in Uber and May Now be a Billionaire
Lance Armstrong Invested Early in Uber and May Now be a Billionaire

Lance Armstrong says that he was one of the original Uber investors staking them $100,000 at a valuation of just $3.7 million. There are reports that Uber’s projected IPO will value the company at $120 billion. Armstrong wouldn’t say what percent of Uber he still owns but it is conceivable that his stake could be worth $1 billion or more today.

Bank of America CEO: Digitalization Is Not Something That’s Coming, It Already Exists
Bank of America CEO: Digitalization Is Not Something That’s Coming, It Already Exists

Digitalization is not something that’s coming, this is something that already exists, says Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan. He says that 25 percent of their sales are done on digital. Moynihan says his goal is to bring the whole banking system to the digital age to make it more efficient for customers.

Bitcoin.com CEO: We Need to Build an Economy That is Actually Using Cryptocurrencies
Bitcoin.com CEO: We Need to Build an Economy That is Actually Using Cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin.com founder and CEO Roger Ver is incredibly bullish on the entire cryptocurrency ecosystem despite recent reports of hacking. He says that if it wasn’t worth something or wasn’t useful hackers wouldn’t be wasting their time trying to hack it. Ver is focused on the bigger picture of taking cryptocurrency mainstream.

GaryVee: Everybody's So Over-Leveraged They Don't Have Businesses
GaryVee: Everybody’s So Over-Leveraged They Don’t Have Businesses

Gary Vaynerchuk says that startups are so over-leveraged that they don’t really have businesses, they have VC arbitrage machines for the next fundraising. He suggests to young VC funded entrepreneurs that they should realize this and actually build a business focused on profit, not just appeasing VC’s who have no vested interest in the business.

Alibaba CEO: On-Demand Delivery to Power the Future of Retail
Alibaba CEO: On-Demand Delivery to Power the Future of Retail

On-demand is an infrastructure for the future of retail says Alibaba CEO, Daniel Zhang. He envisions a world where virtually every product, even pharmaceuticals, will be available to be delivered on-demand 24-hours a day to customers.

Amazon is Destined to Fail, Says Company CEO Jeff Bezos
Amazon is Destined to Fail, Says Company CEO Jeff Bezos

Amazon will fail. That is the surprising admission that Jeff Bezos made to his employees…

Former Saks CEO: What’s Fascinating is the Convergence of Online and Stores
Former Saks CEO: What’s Fascinating is the Convergence of Online and Stores

The former CEO of Saks, Steve Sadove, says that what’s really fascinating is the convergence that is currently happening with online and brick and mortar stores. You have the Amazon’s of the world adding brick and mortar store options and then you have Walmart and Target growing online.

Millennials Love Airbnb and There Are 400 Million Millennials in China
Millennials Love Airbnb and There Are 400 Million Millennials in China

The Head of Policy at Airbnb, Chris Lehane, says that they are seeing the same underlying dynamics and trends of millennials driving Airbnb growth in China that they saw earlier globally. With 400 million millennials living in China, the growth potential for Airbnb is massive.

Jason Calacanis: This Could Be Facebook’s AOL Peak, Their Yahoo Peak
Jason Calacanis: This Could Be Facebook’s AOL Peak, Their Yahoo Peak

Internet entrepreneur and investor Jason Calacanis says that Facebook may go the way of AOL and Yahoo. “This could be, it’s possible, maybe not probable but possible, this could be their AOL peak, their Yahoo peak,” said Calacanis.