This weekend just gone, I attended TechSparks 2012.Such conferences definitely provide adrenaline boost to the aspiring entrepreneurs, where they meet and listen to some successful entrepreneurs, posters boys of successful startups, VCs , angels, incubators and accelerator.
In this motivational snippet, Andy Bechtolsheim,Co-founder Sun Microsystems, speaking at the Stanford Engineering Hero Lecture discusses the process of innovation and describe its importance to Silicon Valley.
According to the latest report from comScore, time spent on Facebook’s mobile site and apps per month (441 minutes) has finally surpassed usage of its classic website (391 minutes) — for Americans who use both Facebook interfaces. Analyzing the time spent across apps and browsers, the report highlights that the “apps drove the lion’s share of engagement, representing 4 in every 5 mobile media minutes”.
Amit Singhal, head of search at Google, speaks about Google’s Knowledge Graph, the personalization of the search engine, and more about future of search at this junction where various technologies – mobile technologies, networks, speech recognition, speech interfaces, wearable computing- have far reaching implications.
“Converting an idea into a business concept requires thinking about how the product or service will be sold and who will buy it, the benefits of the product or service, how it is differentiated from similar ones, and methods of delivery”, says Alana Muller, president, Kauffman FastTrac®