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Josh Zecher

On weekends, you can find Josh hitting the golf course, or watching Notre Dame football with his wife, daughter and attack dog Gelato.

Josh Zecher Has 7 Posts

WHOOP There it Is …

Earlier this week, Major League Baseball became the first American professional sports league to approve the use of biometric monitors – aka wearables – on the field of play. Made by WHOOP, teams cannot force players to wear the devices. Where will this go? The power of healthcare wearables to educate us about our bodies […]

Posted on March 9, 2017

Time for Tech Introspection

For the better part of the last decade, we have seen how government has had a difficult time keeping pace with the technological disruption that was altering the landscape of entrenched industries. Well, on November 8th, the tides turned. Disruption came to DC on Tuesday, and it came in a big way. It came in […]

Posted on November 14, 2016

The Tale of Two Financials

Last week we saw why financial technology (fintech) startups have gained so much traction over the past several years, especially with millennials. Banking blue-blood Wells Fargo was taken to task for fraud committed on literally millions of accounts. Meanwhile, Venmo was the bell of the ball for allowing a college student to receive donations to […]

Posted on September 14, 2016

Are the Days of Uber as an Adjective Numbered?

It didn’t take long for the meteoric growth of Uber and its transformation of the taxicab industry to create a cadre of copycats across the economy. There is nearly nothing that couldn’t escape “Uberization.” We heard about the “Uber” for shipping a package or the “Uber” for dog walking or the “Uber” for home cooked […]

Posted on April 21, 2016

Is Hyundai Super Serious About Privacy?

In the most popular advertisement during Super Bowl 50, comedian Kevin Hart is an over-protective father who uses the Hyundai Car Finder application (powered by Blue Link) to stalk his daughter’s boyfriend during a date. Hart pops up everywhere — from a carnival game to a helicopter hanging above the two at Inspiration Point. Hart’s […]

Posted on February 9, 2016

Measuring Startup Health Goes Beyond Financials

Investors in Silicon Valley and beyond have a singular focus: the overall health of a business. Much like doctors leverage a host of factors to measure our physical well being – blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose levels, pulse – investors have a host of factors that they evaluate in order to determine whether a company would […]

Posted on October 1, 2015

Do You Have Internet on The Brain?

Can’t get Internet service on your phone? What if you could get it in your brain? It turns out 1 in 4 Americans would like to do just that. This goes way beyond wearables, and reflects a growing shift towards merging man and machine. According to a Vrge Analytics survey, 25 percent of Americans said […]

Posted on September 23, 2015
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