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The term "Makerspace" didn't really leave the startup inner circle until later this year, and - upon studying Google Trends - I realized that 2011 is when the term actually got it's legs.
"Fitting in" isn't often what entrepreneurs do best. However, when it comes to finding an in-group of like-minded, ambitious, intelligent people, we all need some kind of crowd to help us learn, find new partners or employees, or at least have some kind of "life" amidst the hustle and bustle of startup-ness.
With a burning desire to combine his passions for digital fabrication, biology and computer science, Charles Fracchia came to MIT and Harvard eager to learn. Going to "bio to bits" (gleaning meaningful information from biological data) is something that Charles had never had an opportunity to do at such a high level, and he had high expectations. "I though: Oh, surely, I'm coming to these awesome labs here in Boston... I'm sure I'll come in and have an awesome dashboard to work with, like the movie Iron Man. I'll have my cell growth rate here, heart rate here... you know... something fantastic."
“Big Data” – as of now – has no recorded origin with one specific person or event. Signs point to the term coming about in the mid 1990′s, but nobody’s sure. What we can be sure of (thanks to the Google Trends chart below), is that around 2012, “Big Data” started getting… well… Big.
"Robot vision" brings Terminator images to mind. For whatever reason, Google Image searches for "robot vision" bring up a lot of red, gleaming, glowing eyes that seem signal human doom.
Angel investment isn't something that every startup needs, but many startups will be incapable of growth - or run over by the marketplace - if they don't have the kick-start of a half-a-million bucks in the bank to get the balls rolling.