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Why OSCAR is the Most Important Startup in NY

A Blog Post by Joe Lonsdale

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On the Founding and Mission of OpenGov

A Blog Post by Joe Lonsdale

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The Conventionalization of ‘Big Data’

Drew Oetting and Joe Lonsdale

This paper highlights the risks of investing blindly in what is popular and differentiates Smart Enterprise from ‘Big Data’.

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B2G: The Excitement of an Old-line Industry

Zac Bookman and Joe Lonsdale

This paper describes the market opportunity for start-ups that are bold enough to tackle business-to-government services and business models.

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Platform Plays

Jon Hollander and Joe Lonsdale

This paper describes a critical dimension of competitive advantage: building enterprise technology platforms that become the underlying infrastructure for valuable ecosystems of applications.

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The Smart Enterprise Wave

Joe Lonsdale

This paper describes the urgent need and unprecedented opportunity for Smart Enterprise platforms to enable app-driven innovation and disrupt large, old-line industries. There exist a variety of network effects and winner-take-all dynamics during this one-time event in which the original, closed technology infrastructure in these industries is opened up, and upgraded to leverage big data.

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The Coming Transformation

Joe Lonsdale and Zac Bookman

This paper discusses the present age of creative destruction.  New technologies will disrupt major industries, creating a large transfer of wealth and power in the global economy.

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Angel Investing

Joe Lonsdale

This paper discusses the theory and practice behind winning pre-growth investments.

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