Reddit and Initialized Capital co-founder Alexis Ohanian talked to Business Insider at Ignition 2018 about what a future of artificial intelligence could look like. He says there will be “massive unemployment” during the transitional period, but thinks it will benefit us in the long-term. Watch the video above to hear […]
Shark Tank investor Barbara Corcoran talked to Business Insider at Ignition 2018 about the type of entrepreneurs who are most likely to be successful. Although she has “rich kids” of her own, she finds that those who grew up less privileged are more determined to succeed. Watch the video above […]
Trump is a “phenomenal salesman,” according to investor Barbara Corcoran, who spoke to Business Insider about the US president at Ignition 2018. Corcoran first knew Donald Trump as a salesman during his New York real estate days. She explained how Trump was nearly bankrupt when he sold the land along […]
Danica Patrick is the most successful female driver in the history of racing, a hugely male-dominated sport. At Business Insider’s Ignition conference, Patrick said she was motivated by a need to prove herself, and that she’s carried lessons learned into her businesses since retiring from racing this year. Patrick said […]
Adrian Aoun, the founder and CEO of healthcare startup Forward, recently spoke at Business Insider’s IGNITION 2018 conference in New York. Aoun talked about the importance of not only providing reactive care, but prioritising preventative care. Forward plans to “build the first billion-person healthcare system” on top of its platform […]
Billionaire investor Mark Cuban said that he invested in legal service Paladin because it’s an example of tying business success to societal benefits. Cuban said that today’s consumer wants to support companies with a greater purpose and that employees want to work for the same. He said he’s seen it […]
At IGNITION 2018, Insider Inc. CEO, Henry Blodget, gave a presentation titled “It’s Time for Better Capitalism,” in which he explained why US economic growth has slowed. “If we can fix this problem, we will actually make America great again,” said Blodget. He said we’ve developed a “religion” of shareholder […]
At IGNITION 2018, legendary Los Angeles music manager and venture capitalist Troy Carter talked about how he decides which companies to invest in, what the music industry is like for new artists now, what it’s like to manage Prince’s estate, and more. Watch the full talk here.
Jessica O. Matthews, founder and CEO of Uncharted Power, started her career inventing kinetic energy technologies, like soccer balls and jump ropes that provide people power using motion. At IGNITION 2018, she gave a presentation on the dire need for a global reconstruction of energy infrastructure as we know it […]
At IGNITION 2018, MSNBC’s Chris Hayes spoke with Business Insider’s Henry Blodget about Trump, the 2020 presidential election, why Kamala Harris is an “underpriced” 2020 candidate, and more. Watch the full talk here.
Singer-songwriter Victoria Canal performs at IGNITION 2018. “There’s a need for social change and a voice for young people and all people to feel ok in their skin and that’s what I’m here to encourage,” said Canal.
At IGNITION 2018, Barbara Corcoran, founder of The Corcoran Group and investor on ABC’s “Shark Tank,” spoke with Insider US editor-in-chief, Julie Zeveloff West, about entrepreneurship. She explained the key to a good business partnership, why she fired 25% of her sales staff, and the roles gender and wealth play […]
At IGNITION 2018, Etsy CEO Josh Silverman talked about the 13-year-old e-commerce company, bouncing back from tough times, and what’s in store for Etsy in 2019.
At IGNITION 2018, Andy Main, head of Deloitte Digital, spoke with John Heggestuen, vice president of research for Business Insider Intelligence. They cover the biggest tech themes of the year: AI, blockchain, data, and consumer trust.
Hip-hop artist Meek Mill and Philadelphia 76ers co-owner Michael Rubin spoke at IGNITION 2018. The two explained how they met and why they’re partnering to fight for criminal justice reform. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. EDITOR’S NOTE: This video was originally published on December 7, 2018.
At IGNITION 2018, Hello Sunshine CEO Sarah Harden talks about creating entertainment by and for women. “There are too few stories where you’ve had women driving action,” said Harden.
At IGNITION 2018, “Avengers: Endgame” directors Joe and Anthony Russo talk about what it’s like working with Disney, bringing socially conscious messages into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, how Netflix is changing the business of storytelling, what Disney’s acquisition of Fox means for the MCU, and more.