Can America meet its next Sputnik moment?
The TechCrunch Global Affairs Project examines the increasingly intertwined relationship between the tech sector and global politics.
Despite Brexit, UK startups can compete with Silicon Valley to win tech talent
Brexit has taken over discourse in the UK and beyond. In the UK alone. The impact of Brexit has already rippled through industries all over the world. The UK’s technology sector is no exception...
The government technology pitch
Crisis has a history of dictating government technology disruption. But innovators don’t wait for crises. They imagine a different path, whether it’s a new approach to solving an old problem or a
Your federal government drives innovation by investing in moonshots
Imagine a future where “moonshots” are part of our everyday reality. Imagine that funding for these innovations comes not from Silicon Valley venture capital, eccentric billionaires or maverick co
New Rules For Our Health’s Digital Future
Technology promises to transform healthcare. It’s redefining how we interact with, and act on, our health data, and reshaping how care is delivered and coordinated. But uptake so far has been limite
The White House Is Ready For Tech To Step Up In Government
It’s no secret that the tech community has historically reacted with hesitation at the thought of collaborating with the public sector, what with the red tape, bureaucratic processes, lengthy sales
The Rise Of Entrepreneurial Communities
This summer, as Chairman of the House Small Business Committee, I had the opportunity to honor an innovative business accelerator called First Batch. This isn’t your typical business accelerator. Fi
How To Say No, And Other Tips From Inside SRI’s Venture Process
<b>Editor's note:</b> <em>Norman Winarsky is the Vice President of Ventures at research and technology development organization SRI International.</em> What have we learned over more than 65 years