No innovation coming from large companies

I look back forty years and I can’t find one major innovation that came from a large company. Not one. General Motors and Volkswagen couldn’t design an electric car. Boeing and Airbus couldn’t do space as SpaceX could. None of the media companies did media as Twitter and Facebook did. None of the pharma companies did biotechnology as Genentech did.—VINOD KHOSLA, CO-FOUNDER OF SUN MICROSYSTEMS AND KHOSLA VENTURES


This is one of the many passages I read in books and articles on a daily basis. They span many disciplines, including art, artificial intelligence, automation, behavioral economics, cloud computing, cognitive psychology, enterprise management, finance, leadership, marketing, neuroscience, startups, and venture capital.

I occasionally add a personal note to them.

The whole collection is available here.