EP 80 – Inspiration session #10: Startup subsidies, lean impact and dark side of AI
We are excited to unveil the 10th installment of the inspiration session, featuring our co-hosts GerritMcGowan and Dries Faems.
They discuss a captivating mixture of different topics in the realm of entrepreneurship from an academic and a practitioner perspective, such as:
- Why aren’t there more sustainability-driven unicorns although badly needed
- Which startups get supported by government grants
- What the academic research on the controversial topic of hybrid work yielded
- The next big thing on the horizon: quantum computing
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(0:10) Intro of Gerrit
(2:30) What is something that made Dries learn?
(3:40) Did Gerrit apply for governmental funding for one of his startups?
(7:45) Subsidy entrepreneurs: An inquiry into firms seeking public grants
(15:40) Which startups should get supported by grants?
(23:15) What is something that made Gerrit learn?
(28:23) Why aren’t there more social unicorns?
(37:15) What could Gerrit have done differently for his own social venture?
(41:58) The growing importance of social ventures
(47:55) Something that made Dries learn
(55:28) Deep dive into the paper: How hybrid working from home works out
(1:04:55) Something that made Gerrit learn
(1:11:30) Are we prepared for quantum computing? Did we learn something from AI?
(1:20:31) Something that made Dries laugh
(1:27:40) Something that made Gerrit laugh
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