Startups and High Tech: A Distinct Advantage

March 6, 2014
Hosted by Bonnie D. Graham

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Today’s buzz: High-Tech. With technology innovations transforming nearly every facet of business, companies must assimilate quickly or be left behind. Startups, as streamlined organizations, have the advantage of being well-positioned to adopt and scale high-tech. But they must carefully choose which innovations to adopt and then which to supply. What impact is high-tech having on the startup community and which proficiencies should investors expect before funding them? The experts speak. Lamar Williams, Precogs: “Hold fast to your dreams, for without them life is a broken bird that cannot fly” (Langston Hughes). Arun Prasad, 1-Enterprise: “Data is not information, information is not knowledge, knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom” (Clifford Stoll). Faraz Hoodbhoy, AT&T: “Innovating at scale is lot harder than it looks. At our scale, we need to build a new Fortune 500 company or two every year.” Join us for Startups and High-Tech: A Distinct Advantage.

Startup Focus with Game-Changers, Presented by SAP

Startup Focus with Game-Changers, Presented by SAP

Tuesday at 9 AM Pacific Time/12 Noon Eastern Time on VoiceAmerica Business Channel

Game-changing technologies are transformational, exciting and disruptive for a reason. They shake up the status quo. They get you thinking about new ways to scale, compete and grow. They move you in amazing new directions.

Take Big Data. In the last few years, Big Data has gone from buzzword du jour to making a significant impact in all facets of our public and private lives. Whether serving-up finely-tuned ads on Social media sites, or delivering better services to residents in cities, the impact and potential of Big Data are just beginning to be realized.

Join host Bonnie D. Graham for Startup Focus with Game-Changers, our series about today’s top innovative Startups and emerging trends in the Big Data space, including Augmented Reality, Internet of Things, Machine Learning, Predictive Analytics, and learn how you can grow your business and profit.

Startup Focus with Game Changers, presented by SAP, Tuesdays at 9 AM Pacific Time / 12 Noon Eastern Time on the Business Channel.

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Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham has been producing and hosting live talk radio since 1998. She is the creator, producer and host of the weekly business talk series, “Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP” that debuted in Fall 2011, plus more than two dozen related Game-Changers Radio series also heard on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run simple. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, operations to finance, SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. We do this by extending the availability of software across on-premise installations, cloud and hybrid deployments, and mobile devices.

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