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KPMG Re-Entry Show: Innovating to Thrive

KPMG Re-Entry Show: Innovating to Thrive

KPMG Re-Entry Show: Innovating to Thrive Talking about COVID-19 pandemic and how to think about the recovery while hanging out with my friends, Armughan Ahmad (President & Managing Partner, Digital, KPMG) and Dr. Kamran Khan (CEO & Founder, BlueDot). Watch the show here.

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5 Questions entrepreneurs need to ask themselves

5 Questions entrepreneurs need to ask themselves

By Abdullah Snobar and Yung Wu. Our world has fundamentally changed, and the future of business has changed with it. As entrepreneurs, our biggest concerns from eight weeks ago, such as “How do I manage my dilution?”, have been replaced with “How do I survive the next month?” Then, capital was freely available and we had a good handle on […]

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Neil C. Hughes (The Tech Blog Writer) – Podcast 917

Neil C. Hughes (The Tech Blog Writer) – Podcast 917

MaRS Discovery District is a not-for-profit corporation founded in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 2000. Its stated goal is to commercialize publicly funded medical research and other technologies with the help of local private enterprises and as such is a public-private partnership. They support 1300+ startups working in cleantech, healthtech, fintech AI, and many more. In the past couple of years, […]

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Inertia Kills … Velocity Wins

Inertia Kills … Velocity Wins

Yung Wu is CEO at MaRS Discovery District. Under his leadership, the companies MaRS supports are advancing prosperity through entrepreneurial achievement. Located in Toronto, Canada, MaRS is the world’s largest urban innovation hub. Q1. When you reflect upon your career path, is there a defining moment that influenced where you are today?  I have been fortunate to have had more […]

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OpEd: It’s time for industry to step up and embrace fixing climate change | FastCompany

OpEd: It’s time for industry to step up and embrace fixing climate change | FastCompany

The technology is there, why not the will? Yung Wu OpEd – FastCompany Nov 26 2018 Confirmation of a rapid rise in renewable energy and a decline in coal use should be cause for celebration. Instead, the upbeat forecast issued by the International Energy Agency in its annual report also came with a negative outlook on climate change. While renewable power […]

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To actually change the world, Big Tech needs to grow up | TechCrunch

Yung Wu OpEd TechCrunch 4:00 pm EDT•October 30, 2018 Image Credits: Yuri_Arcurs “Fierce competitor” is one of the biggest, and most culturally ingrained, compliments that exists in sports. The same is true in the technology world. However, as competitors originating from outside of Silicon Valley rise, so do the stakes for previously unchallenged tech firms, like Uber,Facebook and Google, to enter new […]

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Bay Street Bull – Power 50

Bay Street Bull – Power 50

Canada: the Great White North, our home and native land. Now, more than ever, our nation stands as a beacon of progress — a trailblazer that continues to set the standard for the rest of the global community. In the fourth annual assemblage of our Power 50 guide, we gathered the major influences — the people, the companies, the ideas, […]

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Cybersecurity: The Dark side of Connectivity …

Cybersecurity: The Dark side of Connectivity …

What do Target, Adobe, Home Depot, Primera Blue Cross, Anthem Health Insurance, Sony, JP Morgan Chase … and Ashley Madison have in common? They’ve all been victims of targeted, malicious and well planned cyber attacks. Norse Corporation has created an interesting real-time attack map showing cyber attacks around the world, illustrating origins and targets.  Helps to put the magnitude of […]

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Darwin’s Law for Entrepreneurs:  Adapt or Die

Darwin’s Law for Entrepreneurs: Adapt or Die

How many of us have used that phrase … “Ya gotta love it when a plan comes together !!!” Why does this particular circumstance merit such recognition? Is it so rare, so surprising that an outcome actually resemble what was planned, that it requires its own ‘folk saying’? Let’s think about this for a moment, because for most in the […]

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Taking NFQ to another level …

Taking NFQ to another level …

A friend just sent me this TED talk — an inspiring talk by an inspiring woman. Never, Ever Quit — words to live by …

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