Increasingly we see trends where many industries are becoming winner-take-all markets. These winners are using scale and the ability to disrupt to gain structural advantages.
#MeToo became a rallying cry against sexual assault and harassment, empowering individuals to speak up and drive social change.
About 191 million people watch competitive video gaming at least once a month, which is quickly turning into a multi-billion dollar industry.
Rocket reusability is dramatically lowering the cost of getting into space. This is a potential trillion dollar market with wide ranging implications across numerous industries.
Where’s the Beef?
Meat that’s not made from animals could be the next big thing in the protein industry.
Mend the Mind
Society as a whole is experiencing higher rates of anxiety and depression than ever before. Mindfulness and meditation are increasingly important for mental well-being.
The United Nations moved antibiotic resistance to a crisis level as the threat of superbugs has the potential to create a global healthcare crisis.
We cannot help but imagine the possibilities of quantum computing, which could have a fundamental disruptive impact on the current technology market as we know it.
More people are going off the grid. Decentralized power systems are transforming the electricity industry, driven by lower costs of renewable energy and battery storage technology.
Blockchain allows for transparent, public records of transactions, assets and contracts. Bitcoin, being the most visible example, is only the beginning.
The auto industry and passenger economy are experiencing paradigm-shifting changes not seen since the birth of the automobile.
A set of gene editing technologies much like molecular scissors that cut out bits of DNA and insert different code, resulting in permanent, self-replicating changes to the cell.
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