The Growth Weekly - Dropbox's playbook for international growth, Amazon's first drone delivery and aging successfully reversed (in a lab)

Hello again, growth enthusiasts! The year is ending and the holidays are right on our doorstep. All t
The Growth Weekly - Dropbox's playbook for international growth, Amazon's first drone delivery and aging successfully reversed (in a lab)
By The Growth Weekly • Issue #12
Hello again, growth enthusiasts! The year is ending and the holidays are right on our doorstep. All the more reason to bring you the best growth reads we found on the web this week.
Oh and also check out the gift guide for entrepreneurs, just in case you are still looking for an innovative gift. Enjoy reading!

Growth
Dropbox’s Playbook for International Expansion
As of this year, 75% of Dropbox’s users are now outside of the U.S. In the past year and a half, Dropbox finalized key distribution partnerships with Softbank, Vodafone and other partners. How did they do it?
How To Setup A Growth Team For Maximum Impact
“Why have a growth team? Doesn’t everyone own growth?” But when everyone owns something, it is owned by no one. Responsibility is diffuse, and the thing doesn’t get done. A dedicated growth-team is what you need.
Growth in Solar Is Being Held Back by Regulations, Not Technology
The $70 billion growth opportunity in the U.S. market. What’s holding people back?
Innovation
The Most Futuristic Predictions That Came True in 2016
Another year has passed, which means we’re another step closer to the tomorrow of our dreams. Here are the most futuristic developments of 2016.
Google launches Android Things, a new OS for IoT devices
Google has launched Android Things, an IoT platform that lets you build connected devices while leveraging Android APIs and its cloud-based services.
Amazon completes its first drone-powered delivery
The shipment, which took 13 minutes from order to delivery, was sent to a customer in Cambridge, England, where Amazon is operating a custom-built fulfillment center.
Cool stuff
Airbnb Is Building a Flight-Booking Tool
The home-rental company wants to own more of the travel planning process through this vertical integration initiative.
Elon Musk might start a literal “boring company” to tunnel under traffic
Multi-CEO and future builder Elon Musk may have been so frustrated by sitting in traffic that he’s going to start yet another company – a boring one…
It Was Only a Matter of Time: Scientists Found a Way to Reverse Signs of Aging (in a Lab)
A new experiment looks into the possibility of replicating stem cell-like conditions in order to reverse the signs of aging. As a result, human skin cells in a dish looked and behaved young again, and mice with premature aging disease were rejuvenated with a 30% increase in lifespan.
Holiday bonus!
44 Top Gifts for Entrepreneurs
You can’t give the entrepreneur in your life the gift of time this holiday. But you can give one of these cool, techie gadgets.
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