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5 behaviors Corporate Venture Capital practitioners should take to heart

Photo credit: JD Hancock Corporate Venture Capital is growing and 2015 will probably be the biggest year since 2001! 50(!) new Corporate Venture Capital groups have made their first investment during the first eight months of 2015 according to CB Insight. … Continue reading

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The future of Local trucking is Tech based

Local trucking, i.e. the transportation of goods with a truck that is transported within 150 miles of a metropolitan area is a $40-50 billion dollar market in the U.S. alone. The supply side of the market is to a large … Continue reading

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Eat or be eaten – those are the options.

We believe new models for large companies to collaborate with entrepreneurs will be a key factor in future growth. Software continues to eat the world1. The commercial vehicle industry might not appear to be the most delicious target, until you … Continue reading

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Trucking – a 650 billion dollar market ripe for disruption

Goods transportation with trucks represents a 650 billion dollar market in the US, which is about 5% of GDP. The chart below compares the trucking industry to a few other industries which really shows the massive market it represents. Source: … Continue reading

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eCommerce in Heavy-Duty Parts & Accessories – who and how?

Approximately $14 Billion in passenger car parts and accessories (P&A) were sold online last year.  That means more than 10% of passenger car P&A sales are online.  I estimate <1% of heavy-duty P&A sales happen online today.  How will eCommerce … Continue reading

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You can’t beat a nerd

I recently heard that Google made a large investigation into what the common denominators of successful Googlers are. They supposedly looked at classical factors such as education, age and so on. The one factor that was most clearly correlated with … Continue reading

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The Founder – back in the driver’s seat

Something very healthy has happened on the Nordic start-up scene. And probably I’m just slow noticing, but it’s not until recently that I’ve realized the fact that Founders are taking back control of their creations. Probably I have been in … Continue reading

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