Monthly Archives: September 2012

Bill Gates

The Power of Catalytic Philanthropy

How would the wealthiest, most astute business people solve the world’s biggest problems?

Bill Gates presents a keynote address to a gathering of philanthropists who have collectively committed to giving away more the $100 billion of personal wealth. In this address, he laid out a vision for ‘catalytic philanthropy’ – creating markets, using capitalistic approaches, to help the needy in long-term, systemic ways. […]

5+ Ideas for Seizing the B2B Opportunity

If you could build a sustainable company anywhere in the world for any B2B industry what would you do? According to Jim Goetz, Partner at Seqouia Capital, there’s a $500B opportunity to be pursued for entrepreneurs willing to focus on services for businesses rather than consumers. Here’s a list we came up with – what’s yours? […]