The Growth Weekly - The world's most innovative economies, 5G on the doorstep and flying cars by Airbus

Hello growth enthusiasts. Welcome to issue #16 of The Growth Weekly. This week was packed with intere
The Growth Weekly - The world's most innovative economies, 5G on the doorstep and flying cars by Airbus
By The Growth Weekly • Issue #16
Hello growth enthusiasts. 
Welcome to issue #16 of The Growth Weekly. This week was packed with interesting growth reads. We curated the best we found on the web for you. Also make sure to check out our new blogpost about Ten Types of Innovation (see below). 
Enjoy your read!

Five growth priorities for leaders at Davos 2017
Rapid advances in automation, artificial intelligence, connectivity and distribution are upending the ways we live, work, and communicate—and more profound changes are ahead. The response to this wave of change will dictate our collective future. With that mind, here’s what we expect policymakers and leaders attending Davos to discuss this week.
Will Facebook Marketplace Be the Next Ecommerce Heavyweight?
When new platforms such as Facebook Marketplace open for business, you need to capitalize on your first-mover advantage. How big could Facebook Marketplace grow?
5 digital marketing trends that will die in 2017
The digital marketing trends which are close to dying unless unless they get some major form of life support. Twitter, big banner ads, fake reviews and more.
3 Winning models for Innovation Brainstorms. Part 1: Ten Types of Innovation
In this post we explore the Ten Types of Innovation model and provide you with hands-on tips on how to use it effectively within your own business.
These Are the World's Most Innovative Economies
Nordic nations dominate the top 15, while South Korea reigns supreme and Russia is dealt a huge blow.
4 Things Amazon Teaches Business Leaders About Modern Processes
Amazon’s biggest success is its innovation. By reimagining processes through the use of big data and the cloud, Amazon has created a new paradigm and irreversibly altered traditional business models.
Intel believes 5G wireless could reach far beyond smartphones to smart things
5G: what it is and what opportunities it brings, with Internet of Things expected to grow quickly to tens of billions of connected devices, from smart refrigerators to smart showers to smart cruise ships.
Cool stuff
Flying cars to be tested by end of 2017, says Airbus CEO
This is no joke. One of the world’s biggest aerospace companies plans to test a prototype of a flying car by the end of this year, a move that could be a big step towards easing congestion on urban roads.
A Coal-Fired Power Plant in India Is Turning Carbon Dioxide Into Baking Soda
The collected CO2 is used to create baking soda, and it claims that as much as 66,000 tons of the gas could be captured at the plant each year. And it’s running without subsidies.
Israel to test electric roads that wirelessly charge vehicles as they drive
Electroad is working to pave the way towards a greener world with technology that retrofits existing roads with buried coils to inductively charge electric vehicles.
Amazon Alexa: The smart person's guide
Heard about Amazon Alexa? Amazon Alexa is the leading digital assistant on the market. Find out more about this machine-learning innovation with our Alexa smart person’s guide.
Enjoy your day. Keep growing!
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