The Growth Weekly - Rethinking the unicorn startup, the 2017 World Changing Ideas, breaking Moore's law and the return of supersonic air travel

Hi growth enthusiasts! Welcome to a new issue of The Growth Weekly. We found some seriously good grow
The Growth Weekly - Rethinking the unicorn startup, the 2017 World Changing Ideas, breaking Moore's law and the return of supersonic air travel
By The Growth Weekly • Issue #25
Hi growth enthusiasts! 

Welcome to a new issue of The Growth Weekly. We found some seriously good growth reads for you this week. In this edition: Spotify getting its act together, guerrilla marketing, the World Changing Ideas awards, the return of supersonic air travel, breaking Moore’s law and more.

Enjoy your read.

Growth
How Spotify is finally gaining leverage over record labels
The problem with Spotify going public has always been that the record labels own the music. That’s why over the past few years, Spotify has been pushing different paths to gain leverage over record labels.
Start-ups shouldn't try to be unicorns— they should be zebras
“Unicorn” companies bent on “disruption” rather than supporting businesses that repair, cultivate, and connect. Disruption is great, but they often hurt society. Zebra companies offer an alternative to the unicorn fantasy.
What Is Guerrilla Marketing? 7 Examples to Inspire Your Brand
Learn more about guerilla marketing, and the brands that have executed it it remarkably.
7 significant changes to digital marketing in 2017
Changes in social media, assistants, and more, here are the essentials that marketers need to know to get ahead in 2017.
Innovation
2017 World Changing Ideas Awards - The Winners
FastCompany’s 25 expert judges combed through more than 1,000 entries from around the world to find the most innovative ideas to make the world better.
Boom Supersonic raises $33M to build the fastest airplane for passenger flight
Boom Supersonic has raised a new $33 million Series A round, which it says is enough to build and fly its first supersonic jet. Is there life for supersonic travel after the Concorde?
Ideo Studied Innovation In 100+ Companies–Here’s What It Found
How do you measure “innovation?” IDEO studied innovation in 100+ companies and came up with 6 vectors that drive innovation.
How Chip Designers Are Breaking Moore’s Law
Microprocessors got smaller, faster and more power-efficient, but as they reach their physical limitations, chip architecture is driving performance gains.
Cool stuff
Google Glass Didn't Disappear. You Can Find It On The Factory Floor
When it was introduced a few years ago, Google Glass was labeled as the next big thing. But it flopped. Now, it’s finding new uses with workers in manufacturing and other industries.
Researchers Just Unveiled a New Li-Fi System That's 100 Times Faster Than Wi-Fi
Li-Fi is fast, secure, and could be the future of communication. At more than 40 Gbit/s per ray, the Li-Fi system’s data capacity is greater than that of a Wi-Fi system, typically maxed at 300 Mbit/s.
Google's new sun map will tell you whether your roof needs a solar panel
Google has updated its interactive Sunroof map to include data from 50 states in the US so everyone can estimate if investing in a solar panel is worth it.
List: Top 10 Marketing Automation Software
Users of marketing automation software decrease customer acquisition cost at double the rate of competitors. A list of the best marketing automation platforms.
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