Hendri Wigunah

Hendri Wigunah

Startup Founder & Millenial Entrepreneur

In defense of screen time – TechCrunch

Siri Fiske is founder and head of MYSA School in Bethesda, Md. and Washington, D.C. The Silicon Valley engineers who design our tech gadgets won’t let their kids anywhere near those devices, according to a shocking New York Times profile. These workers are convinced too much time in front of smartphones and iPads is rotting… Continue reading

For AR/VR 2.0 to live, AR/VR 1.0 must die – TechCrunch

More posts by this contributor Chinese investment into computer vision technology and AR surges as U.S. funding dries up The Reality Ecosystem: What AR/VR/XR needs to go big The future of AR/VR could be bright, but only if it moves beyond where it is today. 2018 was the first of what look like two transitional… Continue reading

The pre-seed diligence framework – TechCrunch

By now it’s clear that seed is the new Series A. Seed rounds have tripled in size and companies have been around for 2.4 years before they raise a seed round. A new stage called pre-seed has emerged to fill the gap. But many in the ecosystem equate investing at pre-seed to buying a lottery… Continue reading

Automation will be the end of banks as we know them – TechCrunch

Jason C. Brown Contributor Jason C. Brown is CEO and co-founder of Tally, the world’s first automated debt manager. The unbundling of the bank has begun. Just 10 years ago, the average consumer had very few financial relationships and interacted with just one or two institutions to fulfill all of their financial needs. But fintech… Continue reading

Are rightsholders ready for public domain day? – TechCrunch

Dave Davis joined Copyright Clearance Center in 1994 and currently serves as a research analyst. He previously held directorships in both public libraries and corporate libraries and earned joint master’s degrees in Library and Information Sciences and Medieval European History from Catholic University of America. More posts by this contributor A long and winding road… Continue reading

Venture capital, global expansion, blockchain and drones characterize African tech in 2018 – TechCrunch

More posts by this contributor IBM Africa and Hello Tractor pilot AI/blockchain agtech platform Africa Roundup: Terragon’s Asia acquisition, Twiga Foods’ $10M raise, SimbaPay’s China payment service 2018 saw Africa’s tech sector become more dynamic and international. VC firms on the continent multiplied. There were numerous investment rounds. And startups pursued acquisitions and global expansion…. Continue reading

Failing to train students on software – TechCrunch

More posts by this contributor Facebook is going back to college Broadening education investments to full-stack solutions Although many of the milestones of the digital revolution have sprung directly from the research output of America’s colleges and universities, like Athena from Zeus’s forehead, on the instructional side, American higher education has taken a laid-back approach…. Continue reading

Driven to safety — it’s time to pool our data – TechCrunch

Kevin Guo is the CEO and co-founder of Hive. For most Americans, the thought of cars autonomously navigating our streets still feels like a science fiction story. Despite the billions of dollars invested into the industry in recent years, no self-driving car company has proven that its technology is capable of producing mass-market autonomous vehicles in even the… Continue reading