The Growth Weekly - Growth hacking trends 2017, the Initial Coin Offering and asteroid mining

Welcome! A brand new Growth Weekly, issue #7. Thanks for your feedback on our previous issues. This e
The Growth Weekly - Growth hacking trends 2017, the Initial Coin Offering and asteroid mining
By The Growth Weekly • Issue #7
Welcome! A brand new Growth Weekly, issue #7.
Thanks for your feedback on our previous issues. This enables us to select those reads most relevant for you. Enjoy the best growth reads we found this week!

Growth
Inside Magic Leap, The Secretive $4.5 Billion Startup Changing Computing Forever
Top-secret startup Magic Leap has raised a record-breaking amount of money in pursuit of a radical concept: blending the digital and the physical.
How blockchain startups are driving an under-the-radar fundraising boom
Few investors even on Wall Street are aware that over $220 million has been raised in the past three years through Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). ICOs are a new form of investment, somewhere between an IPO and a Kickstarter.
Snapchat's latest update reveals its grand strategy
Snapchat’s ambition is to be much more than just the app you use to send goofy selfies. It wants to be a leader in augmented reality, the futuristic tech that could one day replace our phone screens with graphics overlaid onto the real world.
Growth Hacking
10 Growth Hacking Trends for 2017
Growth hacking is here to stay. Our thoughts on the top 10 growth hacking trends for 2017.
Why growth hacking is not only a startup thing, but also for corporates
Growth hacking is not only a startup trend, but also for corporates. Discover the fundamentals you need to adopt to maximise the benefits of growth hacking.
How to Create a Growth Hacking Framework
Why you need a growth process and details of the key documents you’ll need to create. And finally, a step-by-step system for testing your growth hacking ideas.
Innovation
Asteroid Mining Isn't That Crazy, or Far Off
CEO Chris Lewicki, founder and CEO of Planetary Resources, who has landed rovers on Mars for NASA, explains why mining asteroids for water and rare Earth metals is feasible.
Why chatbots are the last bridge to true AI
Current limitations in natural language processing and bad implementation have caused some critics to speak out against chatbots. But like any new concept, it takes time to define standards and frameworks and put best practices in place. But this is it, we are in the chatbot era. 
VR Is Totally Changing How Architects Dream Up Buildings
More and more companies are working to adapt 2D visualization systems for a 3D world. How architects use accessible VR to design radically new structures.
Cool Stuff
Barack Obama on Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Cars, and the Future of Humanity
The president in conversation with MIT’s Joi Ito and WIRED editor-in-chief Scott Dadich.
Trusting a Robot with Your Life: Can Self-Driving Cars Earn the Public's Trust?
How far are you willing to trust technology? Autonomous vehicles will be making decisions for us at 60mph and more – the question facing us may no longer be technological but social. How much do you trust a robot?
This Smartwatch Powered By Your Body Heat Never Needs Charging
The more features that fancy smartwatch on your wrist has, the worse its battery life will be. But what if instead of needing to be charged every night, your smartwatch harnessed and converted your own body heat into electricity to keep it running?
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