The Growth Weekly - 30 fastest growing companies in Europe, Amazon Go and the end of AIDS

Hello growth enthusiasts! Welcome to issue #10 of the Growth Weekly. This week's edition is packed to
The Growth Weekly - 30 fastest growing companies in Europe, Amazon Go and the end of AIDS
By The Growth Weekly • Issue #10
Hello growth enthusiasts! Welcome to issue #10 of the Growth Weekly. This week’s edition is packed to the roof with the best growth reads we found on the web. Enjoy your read.

Growth
Who are the 30 fastest growing companies in Europe?
Check out the Adyen & TNW’s list of the 30 fastest growing companies in Europe by revenue (with Germany dominating the top 10).
Volkswagen launches Moia, a new standalone mobility company
Volkswagen Group is making a significant bet on future mobility services with Moia, a new company under the VW umbrella focused on providing mobility solutions, including fleet-based commuter shuttles and, eventually, autonomous on-demand transportation.
Retailers’ Holiday Strategy Doesn’t Have to Be “Discount Everything”
Retailers should know that there are alternatives to engaging in price-to-price combat. Here are four margin-preserving price strategies that can be used to entice consumers to purchase now.
Innovation
Amazon launches Amazon Go, a mind-blowing brick-and-mortar grocery store with no checkouts
Amazon has launched its own grocery store in Seattle, as the commerce giant looks to shine a light on a new “checkout free” shopping experience. A definite disruptor!
Apple confirms it is working on self-driving cars
Apple has said for the first time that it is working on technology to develop self-driving cars.
The company, which has been rumoured to be interested in the automated car market for the past two years, confirmed its previously secret initiative in a statement to the US highways regulator.
Google says it will reach 100% renewable energy for its global operations in 2017
Google has claimed that it will be operating entirely on renewable energy by 2017 — including its data centers and offices.
Cool stuff
While We Weren’t Looking, Snapchat Revolutionized Social Networks
Even though it is often dismissed as a frivolity by older people, Snapchat is in various large and small ways, one of the world’s most innovative and influential consumer technology companies.
An End to AIDS: New Vaccine Could Be The "Final Nail in the Coffin" for HIV
Humanity has been struggling with HIV for over five decades now. The long and arduous fight against the deadly virus reached an important milestone when HIV was no longer considered a terminal illness just last year. This year, we may be close to finally pulling the plug on the pandemic that is HIV.
India has built the world's largest solar power plant
India has finished building the world’s largest solar power plant which will spread over 10 square kilometers and will power over 150,000 homes.
A New Implant is Being Developed for Enhancing Human Memory
Theodore Berger is working to bring to market human memory enhancement in the form of a prosthetic implanted in the brain. He’s already testing it attached to humans. The prosthetic, which Berger has been working on for ten years, can function as an artificial hippocampus, the area in the brain associated with memory and spatial navigation.
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