Technology consumers, not companies, are driving nothing less than revolutions based on demand for alternatives to expensive dinosaur institutions. Seth Priebatsch of LevelUp predicts which will be the next titans to fall.
Instead of dialing up our anxiety about privacy in the changing online world, we should use it as an opportunity to question and test the security of everything—driver's licenses, plastic credit cards, paper medical records, says Seth Priebatsch, founder of SCVNGR and LevelUp.
Fast Company's cameras hit up SXSW to get some inspiration from the innovative minds at companies such as Greylock Partners, NationalField, JESS3, and more. Click through for 30-second snippets of strategic tips from some of the most influential entrepreneurs in business today.
Design can make or break a company, especially in the case of early adopter tech that asks users to step outside their comfort zones. But one benefit of being early to a market is creating what a new experience means. Master these design essentials to define your brand, foster an atmosphere where people feel comfortable using your product, and ultimately win, says LevelUp's Seth Priebatsch.
The motivating factor of game dynamics can help business owners create an entirely new kind of loyalty with customers. A look at three super-creative ways companies are using games to turn customers into fans and brand advocates.
To hell with dongles. Use your own custom QR code to play at hundreds of merchants with Scvngr's new service. Founder and chief ninja Seth Priebatsch gives Fast Company the details in San Francisco at Innovation Uncensored.
The Internet, texting, email, electricity, and the iPod are just a few examples of real-life technology breakthroughs that people swore would never take off off. Here's why location-based services will join that list.