Hack the Planet
Internet companies, venture capital firms, and even investment banks hired a large number of industry outsiders
It's harder to convert smartphone swipes than desktop clicks into sales
Jan. 30 -- Strategic Analytics Executive Director Neil Mawston and GGV Capital Managing Partner Hans Tung discuss Apple’s success in China. They speak on “Bloomberg West.”
Jan. 30 -- President Barack Obama speaks about his request to Congress for $215 million to fund his vision for a million-strong cohort of volunteers whose genetic and health data will be used to develop personalized medicine. The National Institutes of Health, with $130 million, would spearhead the development of the national cohort, while the National Cancer Institute would get $70 million to focus on genomic drivers in cancer. The president speaks at an event at the White House.
Jan. 30 -- Social Media Celebrity and Entertainer Josh “The Fat Jew” Ostrovsky discusses his online. he speaks on “Market Makers.”
Jan. 30 -- Jason Deland, founding partner at Anomaly, talks about the multi-channel push supporting Budweiser’s newest Super Bowl advertising and the company’s approach to keeping their branding fresh. He speaks on “Market Makers.”
Jan. 30 -- Amazon is finding favor with investors as shares climbed as much as 12 percent after reporting a fourth-quarter profit of $214 million. Bloomberg’s Cory Johnson reports on “Market Makers.”