The Growth Weekly - Funnel hacking, influencer marketing, IBM's single atom hard drive and 3D-printing your house

Hi growth enthusiasts! It's Friday, the perfect time for your weekly dose of growth inspiration. In t
The Growth Weekly - Funnel hacking, influencer marketing, IBM's single atom hard drive and 3D-printing your house
By The Growth Weekly • Issue #23
Hi growth enthusiasts! 
It’s Friday, the perfect time for your weekly dose of growth inspiration. In this edition: (Sales) funnel hacking, applying lean startup in corporates, influencer marketing explained, 10 Most Innovative Companies In VR/AR 2017, IBM’s single atom hard drive and 3D-printing your house.

Enjoy your read.

Growth
Funnel Hacking: More Crucial than Growth Hacking
Funnel hacking can be considered a focused subset of growth hacking. The goal of funnel hacking is to reduce the cost to acquire and retain a customer and increase lifetime value.
Why Lean Startup Doesn’t Always Work in Corporates as it Does in Startups
Applying Lean Startup in a corporate setting is very different to a startup for two reasons; process and culture.
Should Snap buy Twitter?
The idea might not be as dumb as you think (or maybe it is). Combined, their strategic media partnerships could open up very interesting opportunities. And Twitter has been on the decline for a while now…
What is Influencer Marketing?
With the term ‘influencer marketing’ becoming a hype, for valid reasons, its time to find out what it is and how to use it within for your marketing.
Innovation
The 10 Most Innovative Companies In VR/AR 2017
Snap, Google, HTC, and others are making virtual reality mainstream and more immersive than ever.
4 Ways to Drive Innovation by Embracing Failure
Redefining your mistake will ensure that it doesn’t define you. Here are four ways companies can encourage employees to fail fast then succeed.
IBM has figured out how to store data and information on a single atom
Big things really can come in small packages. IBM announced it has managed to successfully store data on a single atom for the first time. This could have massive implications for the way we’ll store digital information in the future.
Using AI to innovate business, life, and the world
Once the stuff of science fiction books and movies, artificial intelligence (AI) is getting real and it’s already in action, changing how we work and helping organizations to innovate their operations.
Cool stuff
See How This House Was 3D Printed in Just 24 Hours
The next phase of 3D printing is to move on to things that are big. Really big. Like, as big as a house.
In a small town in western Russia called Stupino, a 3D printed house just went up in the middle of winter and in a day’s time.
Denmark Just Ran Their Entire Country on 100% Wind Energy
Thanks in part to the installation of a new offshore wind turbine installation, Denmark was recently able to power the entire country for a day with wind energy alone.
Airbus reveals a modular, self-piloting flying car concept
Airbus has been talking about its Vahana flying autonomous vehicle project for a while now, but at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, it’s showing off a concept design created in partnership with Italdesign.
Lithium-ion co-creator introduces new battery with up to 3 times the juice
Lithium-ion battery-cell chemistry is currently dominant in electric cars, not to mention consumer electronics and other fields.
Thanks for reading. Keep growing!
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