In a recent article posted on Engadget, in January 2017, Jason Hope is featured for his expertise and writings in technology advancement, Internet of Things. He is recognized in Arizona and nationally as an entrepreneur, author, philanthropist, commentator, and futurist. Most of his articles are about the latest trends in new technologies and the direction it’s headed in the future. Mr. Hope believes in the Internet of Things and says it is the new wave of advancement to enter the tech industry.
Internet of Things is the latest technology that connects devices with each other using the same network and share date. Examples of devices that can be synced together are electronics, kitchen appliances, alarm systems, and automobiles. In one of his articles, he stated the Internet of Things is the largest investment big companies internationally will take on. Jason Hope forecasts it will evolve around the world to allow all devices connectivity with the other.
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Consumers are presently using smart technology with their personal computers, digital phones, and tablets. Jason Hope said within two to five years smart technology will advance to useful apps for controlling kitchen appliances and security systems & surveillance, for an example. The greatest benefit of Internet of Things is it’s able to eliminate waste and improve safety for the public. He added, it has improved public transportation, including public bus routes mapping and maintenance monitoring.
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Entrepreneurship is a broad field and many people have unique ideas that point to the problems the world has been facing for decades. To succeed in business, you have to offer solutions to the problems people are facing. It is a process that requires one to come up with ideas that are able to alleviate the issues the broader market faces. The biggest challenge is in formulating this problem and looking for the right answers to the issue.
Successful entrepreneurs like Mike Baur are simplifying the process through which young entrepreneurs go through to have their businesses featured among the most successful. Mike Baur has been working with entrepreneurs from across the world to help those with ideas to design their products better. He runs the Swiss Startup Factory, which he launched in 2014 and has been offering support to professionals whose input to the process has helped to build businesses. The Swiss Startup Factory offers an incubation program that is managed through a three months session, where the entrepreneurs are allowed to understand about running a new business in the highly competitive and complex market.
Before getting into the market to experience the challenges present, entrepreneurs need coaching that exposes them to unique ways of dealing with challenges. Through this coaching, they are taught about running the business despite challenges. They are also exposed to ideas that help them while reading the progress of the industry and in the process they can come up with more plans for expansion. This coaching is handed to professionals who are highly experienced and skilled on matters startups and business. To enhance quality through the coaching process, the Swiss Startup Factory has partnered with several leading universities in the country.
Marketing is a vital process that exposes the business to the world. On the other hand, IT ensures the business is modern and conforms with modern trends in development that allow it to proceed seamlessly. All these support services are handled by experienced professionals at the Swiss Startup Factory.
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Mike Baur is an acclaimed entrepreneur and a professional whose support and ideas have led to the development of intelligent businesses. He runs the Swiss Startup Factory, which is founded in 2014 after exiting banking. His educational profile highlights an MBA that he acquired from the University of Rochester and an Executive MBA from the University of Bern.
Christopher Burch is a notable investor, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. Chris attended Ithaca College where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in business. He cofounded Eagles Eye Apparel which he sold later for more than $150 million after completing college.
Burch is the founder of Burch Creative Capital and serves as its CEO. The company has worked with some brands such as Poppin, ED by Ellen DeGeneres, and Cocoon9. Chris is an investor and has made personal investments in some companies in recent years. These companies include Nanoleaf, Hooch, Split, and BaubleBar. He acquired Nihiwatu which is a hotel in Indonesia and refurbished it to a world class facility. Nihiwatu has been a success. The managing partner was named the Independent Hotelier in the world by HOTELS magazine this year.
Chris Burch is an active philanthropist and has donated to some organizations. He has supported the Henry Street Settlement, the Child Welfare League of China, and the Sumba Foundation. He started the Christopher Burch Award for Humanism to recognize people who were doing exceptional humanitarian work.
Chris writes regularly. One can find his articles on his site and other outlets. Chris Burch wrote a piece that showed how fashion and technology are coming together and how both of these industries could benefit from each other. He starts by explaining how products that were fashionable in the past were the ones that sold the most. There was the boombox from the 70s to the Walkman in the 90s. All of these products were the in-thing at the time. That is why their popularity spread fast.
Fashion designer Anouk Wipprecht has been using technology throughout her career to come up with unique items such as the dress that paints and the Daredroid (the dress that makes drinks). She says that technology opens up an array of possibilities for one to experiment.
The elegance of fashion has been used by some designers to redesign safety gear. Two female designers came up with a replacement for a helmet for cyclists. The airbag is contained in a device that one wears around the neck and pops out when there is an accident. Another pair of designers created gloves for firefighters that allow them to communicate when in the line of duty. The gloves detect gestures that the firefighters make and can send the message to nearby firefighters. Others have taken to using unconventional materials to come up with new fashions. These materials are recycled. They include bicycle tires and radiator copper.