The Growth Weekly - Rise of the fat start-up, 50 must-have marketing tools, growth hacking the beer industry, cars=software, floating solar plants and plasma jet engines

A very good day, growth enthusiasts!Oh boy, have we found inspiring growth content for you to read ov
The Growth Weekly - Rise of the fat start-up, 50 must-have marketing tools, growth hacking the beer industry, cars=software, floating solar plants and plasma jet engines
By The Growth Weekly • Issue #34
A very good day, growth enthusiasts!
Oh boy, have we found inspiring growth content for you to read over the weekend. As always, your weekly dose of growth inspiration. 
In this week’s edition: rise of the fat start-up, 50 must-have marketing tools, growth hacking the beer industry, cars = software, bitcoin record, floating solar plant, fostering creativity and plasma jet engines.
Enjoy your read!

Growth
The Rise of the Fat Start-Up
A new breed of start-ups is on the rise, loaded with large amounts of capital very early - the fat startup. A trends in Silicon Valley’s ever-widening ambitions.
50 Marketing Tools to Help Your Business Crush the Competition
An interesting list of the latest must-have tools to track, analyze and personalize marketing efforts.
How to Growth Hack the Beer Industry
What we can learn from how BrewDog’s hacked and disrupted the traditional beer industry.
Innovation
The future of the modern car is actually digital (surprise...)
The technological and business model for autos is slowly but surely moving toward a software-and-services-focused approach.
The Ag Tech Market Map: 100+ Startups Powering The Future Of Farming And Agribusiness
Corporate investors such as Mitsui, Monsanto, and Syngenta have backed startups improving irrigation, crop spraying, harvesting, and more.
As Machines Take Jobs, Companies Need to Get Creative About Making New Ones
While our first instinct might be to help employees find new jobs, we should help companies shift into new markets focused on human services and adopt new business models that will allow all to benefit from technological change.
Cool stuff
Bitcoin price hits fresh record high above $2,200
The price of bitcoin hit a fresh record high on Monday nearing $2,200. If you bought $100 of bitcoin 7 years ago, you’d be sitting on $75 million now.
The world’s largest floating solar power plant just went online in China
China’s massive, floating solar farm is just the latest in a series of moves geared toward making the nation less reliant on fossil fuels.
The 6 (Concrete) Rules of Fostering Creativity
Forget artist’s block. Follow these solid steps for groundbreaking ideas.
Get Ready For Low-Cost Jet Engines That Reach Space Without Burning Fossil Fuels
Researchers are working on plasma jet engines that could fly aircraft to the edge of space using air and electricity alone.
BONUS
Bill Gates book list 2017: Recommended books for summer reading
To inspire you: The summer reading list 2017 by the US’ new reader-in-chief, Bill Gates.
Thanks for reading. Keep growing!
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