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Class is In Session: Daniel Kahneman’s Lesson on the Art & Science of Decision-making

At the 2019 OurCrowd Global Investor Summit, Nobel Laureate Daniel Kahneman revealed what drives our choices in business, science, and life during an insightful Q&A. The pioneer in behavioral economics shared with a captivated audience that intuition can be marvellous but it is often wrong (and unfortunately isn’t helpful when it comes to buying and selling stocks). Kahneman advised that one should delay his intuition until he has all the information. He further shared that to reach big successes one must be “crazily optimistic” or even delusional, as success does not come without risk. Watch the full Q&A with Professor Daniel Kahneman linked below as well as five top quotes from both the Summit as well as his international bestseller, Thinking, Fast and Slow, where Kahneman unveils what drives the way we think:   “What you really want to do is to delay [intuition] until you have all the information…you’re better off if you collect information first.” – Art & Science of Decision Making, 2019 OurCrowd Global Investor Summit “Great successes, when you look backwards, were always due to somebody being...

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‘Hope is A Global Thing’: Nas Daily shares an impact message

If you haven’t already encountered Nuseir Yassin, better known as video blogger Nas Daily, he’s the guy who has probably popped up in your Facebook newsfeed a few times over the last few years. Nas travelled the world for 1,000 days, uncovering impactful stories and sharing viral videos about them for millions of followers to enjoy. More recently, in his OCSummit19 plenary session, “Hope is A Global Thing,” Nas spoke about what drove him to change his stable trajectory and follow his passion, ending up an expert and world-renowned storyteller – and how the ability to tell a story can impact global innovation. I am convinced that opportunity exists in…every country and it is our responsibility as creators to showcase this stuff and your responsibility as investors is to invest in this stuff, the things that actually make the world a better place. – Nuseir Yassin, Nas Daily  Plus, check out his 1-minute (get it?) interview with former BBC correspondent Anna Kingsley to hear more of Nas’ insights: If you haven’t seen Nas Daily in the wild, check out Nuseir’s channel....

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In the News: Israeli tech provides key sensor technology for NASA Solar Probe

Latest news from Startup Nation: Israeli tech provides key sensor technology for the NASA Solar Probe. Read on for more, including how Toyota is using Artificial Intelligence, Big Data & Robots, and to find out the theme for this year’s OurCrowd Global Investor Summit.   Startup Nation and beyond It should not come as a surprise that Israel is providing key sensor technology for the NASA Solar Probe. Israel has world-leading vision and imaging technology, that power applications as diverse as autonomous driving (Mobileye), chip inspection (Orbotech), airborne agricultural imaging (Taranis), and next-generation spectrometry (Consumer Physics). GDPR compliance in days instead of months? Cognigo says it can help companies accomplish this. Congratulations to Cognigo on its $8.5M raise, led by OurCrowd. “When you look at where Toyota, the Japanese industry giant, has recently invested, it’s clear the company is preparing to remain relevant and competitive in the 4th industrial revolution as a result of its investments and innovation in artificial intelligence, big data and robots.” The Amazing Ways Toyota Is Using Artificial Intelligence, Big Data & Robots. Read this to understand why the world of...

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