The Great Transition: The Startup Revolution

In one of my recent posts (here) I discussed how we have passed a tipping point, which in retrospect, will be looked at as a pivotal time in the history of humanity that was driven by the pace of technological innovation.

Last week I came by a series of blog posts by Compass.io founders discussing this exact subject and I will dare say that the posts were the most thought-provoking reads I have had in many years. Here they are. Do yourself a favor and take the time to read them!

Part 1: The Great Transition: Industrial to Information Revolution.

The post describes the fact that we living through a rare transition period between the Industrial and the Information Eras of human history as well as the role of technology entrepreneurship in our global economy.

Part 2: The Decline of the Blue Chip

This post discusses why the “old wisdom” no longer seems to apply and blue chip companies are far from the reliable investments they used to be due to the rapid pace of change enabled by technology.

Part 3: The Rise of the Startup

This post discusses the Information Era businesses that are best adapted to this new Darwinian business environment: Startups.

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