I work at Empire Robotics, a startup that is developing a unique type of automation tool that relies on the ability of grains contained in a balloon-like membrane to transition between compliant and rigid states to conform to and pick up a wide range of objects, respectively (think about how ground coffee at the grocery […]
Over the last six years the European Union and the European ideal in general have faced their most significant challenges since their introduction in the 1950s. When the global financial crisis that first hit the US economy came to Europe, the EU institutions were proven slow and lacking the decisiveness necessary for an effective response. […]
Lately I was at a dinner with other startup-founders. There was that guy, consultant right now, who was telling about how he had the idea for YouTube 5 years ago, about how rich he could’ve been. I continued googling, and found more people who claimed that they actually had the same idea as the founders of YouTube, way before YouTube was launched.
I will never forget the moment back in 2009 when I first stepped foot into CoHabitat, the only coworking space at that time in Dallas. This converted 100 year-old house didn’t look like much from the outside, but it proved to be one of the most important inflection points of Dallas’ now thriving startup ecosystem.