Global Innovators

CIO's 2019 Power 100 List

Chief Investment Officer recently announced its Power 100 list for 2019:For the eighth edition of the Power 100, we laud the asset owners who have distinguished themselves in navigating a changing, and often perilous, market landscape. Come 2020, the ground surely will continue to shift beneath the ...

6 takeaways from RealComm’s annual real estate technology event and why all tech leaders should care

After 4 days of networking, exhibit floor visits, conference and breakout sessions at RealComm / IBCon 2019, construction site tours and building innovator showcase one on ones, here are 6 key takeaways that every Tech Leader needs to know. ...

Pensions Making Riskier Real Estate Bets?

Christine Idzelis of Institutional Investor reports on how pensions are making riskier bets in real estate as investor demand for alternative assets rises, according to Joseph Azelby, the head of real estate and private markets at UBS Group’s asset management unit:They’ve been shifting a porti ...

Panel discussion around next film in HP’s “The Wolf” series

HP has been around for 80 years. For much of that time, the company generally recognized as the symbolic founder of Silicon Valley, was the premier innovator among a large field of innovators. Indeed, HP has an enviable reputation for its personal computers and later laptops, printers, scanners, PDA ...

The Canadian Business Growth Fund?

A couple of weeks ago when I was in Toronto, I met George Rossolatos, CEO of the Canadian Business Growth Fund. I spoke with George earlier today and wanted to shine some light on CBGF's activities.Before I get to our conversation, Kirk Falconer of PE Hub Network wrote a good introductory comment l ...

Q4 2018: Portfolio News and Activities

We are well into 2019. And yes, this is the time of year when people are thinking about resolutions and looking ahead. And while we are very excited about the new year and new fund, we also want to spend a few minutes to reflect on last quarter. Q4 was an important quarter for our firm and portfoli ...

Elon Musk is a more important innovator than Steve Jobs, Neil deGrasse Tyson says

Tesla CEO Elon Musk must feel like a human punching bag sometimes, with critics questioning his management style and short-sellers ganging up to forecast Tesla’s downfall. But Musk has at least one guy in his corner: astrophysicist and science personality Neil deGrasse Tyson, who says we should g ...

Apple needs to become an innovator again, Kara Swisher says

Tech sector stocks continue to be hit hard this month, now led by Apple (Apple Stock Quote, Chart NASDAQ:APPL) whose share price tumbled on Monday after indications arose of a slowdown in demand for its products including the iconic iPhone. The malaise shouldn’t come as a surprise, says Recode fo ...

DMG Blockchain Solutions has a huge upside, Paradigm Capital says

DMG Blockchain CEO Dan Reitzik As a cryptocurrency miner and beyond, DMG Blockchain Solutions (TSXV:DMGI) is punching above its weight, says analyst Daniel Kim of Paradigm Capital. In a coverage launch on Friday, Kim gives DMG a “Buy” rating with a 12-month target price of $1.50, representin ...

Apple’s lack of innovation isn’t really hurting business, this investor says

James Murray Approaching one trillion in market capitalization, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is the giant of a stock and company that has ironically been getting a lot of bad press as of late for its lack of innovation. Chalk it up to becoming a mature corporation, says Jamie Murray of the Murray Wealth G ...