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Reserve your demo table for TC Sessions: Mobility 2019

Early-stage startup ingenuity is one of the driving forces shaping the rapid, radical changes taking place in mobility and transportation. Come July 10, TechCrunch will host more than 1,000 movers, shakers and makers in San Jose for TC Sessions: Mobility 2019 for a day-long exploration of the technologies and challenges upending both industries. Talk about a targeted audience. It’s the perfect place and opportunity to strut your startup stuff. Simply book a demo table to position your company...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Motorola, Technology, California, Events, Tech, Automation, San Jose, Mobility, Self-driving Cars, Robotics, TechStars, Bain Capital, TechCrunch, Emerging-technologies


Ford CTO Ken Washington at TC Sessions: Mobility on July 10

A conference dedicated to transportation and mobility wouldn’t be complete without hearing from Ford, the U.S. automaker with a storied 116-year history. We’re excited to announce that Ford CTO Ken Washington will participate in TechCrunch’s inaugural TC Sessions: Mobility, a one-day event on July 10, 2019 in San Jose, Calif., that’s bringing the best and brightest minds — founders, investors and technologists — who are determined to invent a future Henry Ford might never have imagined. Or maybe...
Tags: Transportation, Technology, California, Los Angeles, Events, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, United States, Ford, Electric Vehicles, Transport, Bird, San Jose, Automotive Industry, Self-driving Cars


TC Sessions: Mobility announces its July 10 agenda

TechCrunch Sessions is heading to San Jose on July 10 and we’re thrilled to announce our jam-packed agenda, overflowing with some of the biggest names and most exciting startups in the transportation industry. With Early Bird ticket sales ending soon, you’ll want to be sure to grab your tickets after checking out this agenda. Throughout the day, you can expect to hear from and partake in discussions about the future of transportation, the promise and problems of autonomous vehicles, the pote...
Tags: Google, Food, Transportation, Uber, Tech, Ceo, Intel, AV, Nasa, Companies, Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, Ford, Electric Vehicles, Transport, Chrysler


Populus AI CEO, co-founder Regina Clewlow at TC Sessions: Mobility on July 10

Behind all those on-demand shuttles, ride-hailing vehicles, dockless scooters, bikes and someday even autonomous cars is data. A lot of data. Numerous startups have popped up and several large, established companies have rolled out products all aimed at capturing and making sense of that data. One such company is Populus AI, a startup that has launched a data platform for cities to better understand and manage how people are moving from Point A to Point B.  The idea is that real-time data and an...
Tags: Transportation, Washington, Los Angeles, Tech, Intel, Mit, Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, Bmw, Self-driving Cars, UC Davis, Daimler, SVP, Mobileye, Dave Ferguson, SF Bay Area


May Mobility COO and co-founder Alisyn Malek at TC Sessions: Mobility on July 10

Even as the giants of the autonomous vehicle industry were setting ambitious timelines for their robotaxi deployments, May Mobility was already hitting the streets. The startup launched its first low-speed autonomous shuttle service in Detroit in summer 2018. By March, the Ann Arbor, Mich.-based company was operating in at least three U.S. cities. It’s a rapid acceleration for a company that was founded less than two years ago. We’re excited to announce that May Mobility COO and co-founder Al...
Tags: Transportation, Events, Linkedin, Tech, General-motors, Intel, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Gm, Smithsonian, Self-driving Cars, Detroit, Henry Ford, SAN JOSE Calif, Malek, SVP


Waymo CTO Dmitri Dolgov at TC Sessions: Mobility on July 10

Long before there was an autonomous vehicle industry, there was Project Chauffeur — a secret endeavor staffed by about a dozen engineers and housed under Google’s moonshot factory X. That venture, popularly known as the Google self-driving car project, would eventually graduate from its project status to become a standalone company called Waymo in 2016 — along the way helping launch an entire industry and numerous careers. And Waymo’s CTO and VP of engineering Dmitri Dolgov has been the...
Tags: Google, TC, Transportation, Technology, California, Tech, Intel, Companies, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, San Jose, Self-driving Cars, Robotics, Cto, Henry Ford, Emerging-technologies


Student tickets on sale now for TC Sessions: Mobility 2019

The future of mobility can’t happen without cultivating the next generation of creative thinkers and makers. That’s why we’re inviting students with a passion for mobility-related tech to join us at TC Sessions: Mobility 2019 on July 10 in San Jose, Calif. If you’re in high school or college, this is your chance to learn from and network with the top minds and influencers in mobility. Student tickets cost only $45 — saving you $250 over general admission. Apply here for a student ticket, and onc...
Tags: TC, Technology, California, Tech, Intel, Transport, San Jose, Mobility, Manufacturing, Ambassador, SAN JOSE Calif, Mobileye, Dave Ferguson, Amnon Shashua, Nuro, TC Sessions: Mobility 2019


Voyage CEO Oliver Cameron at TC Sessions: Mobility on July 10

Some of the first users of autonomous taxis are senior citizens living in a massive retirement community in Florida. It’s there, in a 40-square-mile area known as The Villages, that autonomous driving startup Voyage has planted its flag. Once the door-to-door self-driving taxi service is fully operational, all 125,000 residents will have the ability to summon a self-driving car to their doorstep using the Voyage mobile app. Voyage’s strategy to target retirement communities makes the startup,...
Tags: Transportation, Florida, Technology, California, Articles, Tech, Automotive, Automation, Cameron, Transport, San Jose, Self-driving Cars, Voyage, Robotics, Udacity, TechCrunch


Reserve your demo table at TC Sessions: Mobility 2019

Viva la revolution! And by that we mean the tech revolution taking place in mobility and transportation. If you’re an early-stage startup founder in either field, don’t miss your chance to demo your company in front of top influencers at TC Sessions: Mobility 2019. It’s a prime opportunity to showcase your tech startup in front of a very large, very targeted audience — the mobility and transportation industry’s movers and shakers. Why wait? Book a demo table right now. TC Sessions: Mobility 2019...
Tags: Google, TC, Technology, California, Articles, Events, Tech, Electric Vehicles, Machine Learning, Ferguson, San Jose, Mobility, Self-driving Cars, Robotics, Subscription Services, Car Sharing


Mobileye CEO Amnon Shashua at TC Sessions: Mobility on July 10

Mobileye, the Israeli-based automotive sensor company acquired by Intel in 2017for $15.3 billion, is one of the companies at the center of the emerging world of autonomous vehicle technology. We’re excited to announce co-founder, president and CEO of Mobileye Amnon Shashua — who also is a senior vice president at Intel — will participate in TechCrunch’s inaugural TC Sessions: Mobility, a one-day event on July 10, 2019 in San Jose, Calif., that is centered around the future of mobility and tra...
Tags: Transportation, Smart City, Technology, California, Articles, Tech, Intel, Companies, Automotive, Britain, United Kingdom, Machine Learning, San Jose, Bmw, Self-driving Cars, Audi


Nuro CEO Dave Ferguson at TC Sessions: Mobility on July 10 in San Jose

Autonomous delivery startup Nuro, fresh with nearly $1 billion in capital from SoftBank, is bursting with ideas — as some recent patent filings (and our recent deep dive into the company) suggest. And we can’t wait to learn more about what Nuro has planned. It’s only fitting that Nuro co-founder and CEO Dave Ferguson is our first announced guest for TechCrunch’s inaugural TC Sessions: Mobility, a one-day event on July 10, 2019 in San Jose, Calif., that’s centered around the future of mob...
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SoftBank-backed Nuro launches autonomous grocery delivery service in Houston

On the heels of its massive $940 million funding from the SoftBank Vision Fund, Nuro is launching in its second market. Nuro first launched its self-driving grocery delivery service in Scottsdale, Ariz. in August. Now, Nuro is expanding its partnership with grocer Kroger to launch in Houston, Texas. The service will be available through two of Kroger’s stores in Houston to reach customers in four local zip codes. Since first partnering with Kroger, Nuro has completed thousands of deliverie...
Tags: Startups, Transportation, Texas, Groceries, Softbank, Arizona, Ferguson, Toyota, Houston, Scottsdale, Kroger, Scottsdale Ariz, Houston Texas, Dave Ferguson, Autonomous Delivery, Nuro


Interview: How An AI Robotics Company Is Pioneering A Future Of Autonomous Delivery

Nuro co-founder and president Dave Ferguson explains why automated delivery for consumer goods like grocery and beyond is poised to provide next-level accessibility and convenience at reduced cost, all while improving safety, creating jobs and reducing pollution
Tags: Trends, Dave Ferguson, Nuro


Driverless delivery startup Nuro gets $940 million SoftBank investment: Reuters

Autonomous technology startup Nuro said on Monday it raised $940 million from SoftBank Group Corp, which valued the Silicon Valley-based company at $2.7 billion. Nuro was co-founded in 2016 by two former engineers of Google’s self-driving car project, Dave Ferguson and Jiajun Zhu. The funding by SoftBank came through its $100-billion Vision Fund, which usually picks up big stakes in fast-growing technology companies. Last year, Nuro launched a self-driving delivery vehicle to run errands from pi...
Tags: Google, Softbank, Trends, Silicon Valley, Greylock Partners, San Francisco Bay Area, Kroger, Reuters, SoftBank Group Corp, Dave Ferguson, VC Deals, Nuro, Jiajun Zhu, Gaorong Capital


Softbank’s next bet: $940M into autonomous delivery startup Nuro

Nuro, the autonomous delivery startup, has raised $940 million in financing from the Softbank Vision Fund, a whopping amount that will be used to expand its delivery service, add new partners, hire employees and scale up its fleet of self-driving bots. Nuro has raised more than $1 billion from partners including SoftBank, Greylock Partners and Gaorong Capital. “We’ve spent the last two and a half years building an amazing team, launching our first unmanned service, working with incredible ...
Tags: Transportation, Softbank, Tech, Automotive, Arizona, Toyota, Self-driving Cars, Robotics, Greylock Partners, Kroger, Phoenix, Starship Technologies, Ike, Dave Ferguson, SoftBank Vision Fund, SoftBank Investment Advisers


Nuro deploys autonomous delivery cars without safety drivers

A few months after Nuro  href="https://techcrunch.com/2018/08/16/nuro-and-kroger-are-deploying-self-driving-cars-for-grocery-delivery-in-arizona-today/">deployed self-driving cars to deliver groceries in partnership with Kroger, the autonomous delivery startup is deploying its custom delivery bots. Up until now, Nuro was relying on Prius vehicles and safety drivers. Now, its delivery service in partnership with Kroger will be completely driverless and without a safety driver on board. Nuro has ...
Tags: Transportation, Groceries, Tech, Self-driving Cars, Delivery, Kroger, Dave Ferguson, Nuro


Developing More Strong Teachers – Episode 72 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

Systems That Work for Community Christian Church in Chicago Before I go any further, let me say this: If you’re not leading a multisite church, don’t skip this episode. There’s something important here for you. But I’ll get to that in a minute. I very rarely see a multisite church succeed with live-teaching at each campus. If you’ve engaged with any of my multisite content in recent years, you’ll recall that my team and I don’t usually recommend that model. There’s...
Tags: Facebook, Religion, Chicago, Dave, Chicagoland, Listen, John, Tammy, Ccc, Christ, Tony, John Maxwell, Chicago Illinois, John Ferguson, Dave Ferguson, Tony Morgan


Event Proposal: Templates and Tactics to Win business in 2019

Event proposals. Two words guaranteed to make senior event planners, and anyone with a responsibility for business development, to groan. A good event proposal can make the difference between winning a lucrative new contract and being the star of the week. If you miss the mark you will be walking away disappointed and confused at why […] The post Event Proposal: Templates and Tactics to Win business in 2019 by Dave Ferguson appeared first on http://www.EventManagerBlog.com
Tags: Tips, Bidding, RFP, Proposals, Dave Ferguson, GTD, Event Planning Business, Event Proposals, Request for Proposals, Winning More Business, Event Planning Proposals


Event Proposals: Templates and Tactics to Win business in 2019

Event proposals. Two words guaranteed to make senior event planners, and anyone with a responsibility for business development, to groan. A good event proposal can make the difference between winning a lucrative new contract and being the star of the week. If you miss the mark you will be walking away disappointed and confused at why […] The post Event Proposals: Templates and Tactics to Win business in 2019 by Dave Ferguson appeared first on http://www.EventManagerBlog.com
Tags: Tips, Bidding, RFP, Proposals, Dave Ferguson, GTD, Event Planning Business, Event Proposals, Request for Proposals, Winning More Business, Event Planning Proposals


Kroger Launches Autonomous Grocery Delivery Service In Arizona

Residents of Scottsdale, Arizona will be able to receive autonomous grocery deliveries from Kroger-owned Fry's Food Stores. The technology required to make this all possible is supplied by Nuro, a self-driving vehicle startup founded by two veterans of Google's self-driving car project. Ars Technica reports: Kroger says that deliveries will have a flat $5.95 delivery fee, and customers can schedule same-day or next-day deliveries. Initially, the deliveries will be made by Nuro's fleet of modifie...
Tags: Google, Tech, Ars Technica, Arizona, Ferguson, Toyota, Kroger, Scottsdale Arizona, Dave Ferguson, Fry s Food Stores, Nuro


Nuro and Kroger are deploying self-driving cars for grocery delivery in Arizona today

Self-driving car startup Nuro is ready to put autonomous vehicles on the road in partnership with Kroger to deliver groceries in Scottsdale, Arizona. This comes a couple of months after Nuro and Kroger announced their partnership to offer same-day deliveries. This pilot will serve a single Fry’s Food and Drug location in Scottsdale starting today. Customers can shop for groceries and place either same- or next-day delivery orders via the grocer’s website or mobile app. There’s no minimum order b...
Tags: Food, TC, Transportation, Tech, Arizona, Ferguson, Toyota, Autonomous Vehicles, Self-driving Cars, Scottsdale, Kroger, Scottsdale Arizona, Dave Ferguson, Nuro


The Entire First Part of INSURGENCE Free

  Here are all six parts of the book: PART I – THREE DIFFERENT GOSPELS (free in the above video) PART II – UNVEILING THE KING’S BEAUTY PART III – THE GOSPEL OF THE KINGDOM PART IV – ENTERING AND ENJOYING THE KINGDOM PART V – OUR GLORIOUS LIBERTY PART VI – ADVANCING THE KINGDOM What Pagan Christianity did in redefinding and revolutionizing “church,” Insurgence does in redefining and revolutionizing “kingdom.” This is a daunting, engrossing powerhouse that’s accessible to all audiences. I p...
Tags: Kingdom, Religion, Jesus, Mission, Kingdom of God, Viola, Dave Ferguson, Meeting House, Frank Viola, Michael S Heiser, Craig Keener, Kenneth Boa, John Nugent, Greg Boyd Pastor of Woodland Hills Church, Phil Cooke, Sinners Insurgence


From Store to Door, Kroger Tests Autonomous Grocery Delivery

Kroger recently showed that it doesn’t intend to take a back seat to Amazon or anyone else when it comes to home delivery, with its investment in last-mile-logistics specialist Ocado. Now the giant Midwestern U.S. supermarket chain is determined to be a player as well in the autonomous vehicles that will actually get the groceries to consumers’ thresholds. Kroger said it will begin piloting an “on-road, fully autonomous delivery experience” with Nuro, maker of the world’s first unmanned road ve...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Technology, Uncategorized, Advertising, Digital, Retail, Cincinnati, Kroger, Dave Ferguson, Nuro, Yael Cosset Kroger, Nuro Partner, Kroger News, Nuro Co


Self-driving car startup Nuro teams up with Kroger for same-day grocery delivery

Nuro, an autonomous vehicle startup focused on local deliveries, has partnered with 135-year-old grocery retailer Kroger to offer same-day deliveries. The two have yet to announce which market this will be live in, but the plan is to launch the several-month-long pilot this fall. Nuro’s intent is to use its self-driving technology in the last mile for the delivery of local goods and services. That could be things like groceries, dry cleaning, an item you left at a friends house or really anythin...
Tags: Startups, TC, Transportation, Automotive, Ferguson, Kroger, Dave Ferguson, Nuro, America Kroger, Yael Cosset


This Will Prevent Bodily Injury, Mental Anguish & Criminal Activity!

It has been reported to me from Chloe’s household that millions of people from all over the world have been arrested for looting, breaking & entering as well as experiencing panic attacks, physical injury, and lengthy hospital stays trying to get their hands on my upcoming book INSURGENCE: Reclaiming the Gospel of the Kingdom before it releases on June 5th  … and I partly believe it. Paraphrase of 1 Corinthians 1:11; 11:18. (Thanks Paul!) So to prevent permanent bodily harm, mental anguish, and...
Tags: Kingdom, Religion, Humor, Jesus, Corinthians, PAUL, Viola, Chloe, Dave Ferguson, Frank Viola, Michael S Heiser


5 Practices to Multiply Leaders in the Church | The Unstuck Church Podcast Episode 41

A Leadership Conversation with Dave Ferguson Dave Ferguson and I had a conversation a few weeks ago about the state of multiplication in the church. Dave is the lead pastor at Community Christian Church, an innovative multi-site missional church with eleven locations in Chicago. In that conversation, he shared a disheartening statistic from some research he’d been a part of: Of the churches in our country that are growing, less than 4 percent are multiplying. Why is that? A...
Tags: Facebook, Religion, Chicago, Dave, David, United States, Other, Ferguson, Chicagoland, Jesus, Starbucks, North America, Denver, Tony, Christian Church, Dave Dave


Hero Maker: An Interview with Dave Ferguson

The Essential Practices of Multiplying Leaders Whether we serve as a church leader, a staff member or a church attendee, we know the importance of strong leadership. It feeds the culture, sets the expectation and defines the direction of the church. I recently got to talk with Dave Ferguson about his new book, Hero Maker: Five Essential Practices for Leaders to Multiply Leaders . Dave is the founder of NewThing , a church planting movement and lead pastor of Community Christian Church in Chi...
Tags: Interview, Religion, Dave, Other, Dave Ferguson, Chicago Check, Leadership & Management, Leadership Development, Community Christian Church, Church Leaders, Hero Maker


How to Be A Hero Maker: An Interview with Dave Ferguson

The Essential Practices of Multiplying Leaders I recently got to talk with Dave Ferguson about his new book, Hero Maker: Five Essential Practices for Leaders to Multiply Leaders . Dave is the founder of NewThing , a church planting movement and lead pastor of Community Christian Church in Chicago. Check out my conversation with Dave: In our interview, we discussed: The top 5 essential practices of multiplying leaders The importance of culture Discipleship at a leadership lev...
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How to design software training, part 1: Do everything except “train”

“How can I design good training for new software? What’s the right balance between help screens, job aids, and training?” That’s the top question in our idea collector, so let’s go at it. Here’s part 1, in which I say, “Try everything but training.” We’ll cover needs analysis, job aids, help screens, and the radical idea of making the software easier to use. Later, I’ll publish part 2. In that part, we’ll look at how to design practice activities for times when the everything-but-training appr...
Tags: eLearning, Instructional Design, Client Management, Don, Moore, Auckland New Zealand, Dave Ferguson, Needs Analysis, Connie Malamed, Job Aids, Allison Rossett, Lisa Schafer, Robert Brinkerhoff, Jo Cook


California start-up Nuro unveils autonomous delivery van, raises $92 million: Reuters

Silicon Valley start-up Nuro said on Tuesday it raised $92 million to launch a self-driving delivery vehicle, joining automakers, shippers and a host of little-known companies developing autonomous vehicles for local commerce. The company, co-founded by two former engineers from Google’s self-driving car project, Dave Ferguson and Jiajun Zhu, opted to bypass the high-profile race for self-driving taxis to focus on goods delivery, which it says is easier to solve and will be quicker to market. At...
Tags: Google, California, Trends, Ferguson, Silicon Valley, DHL, Reuters, Starship Technologies, Ford Motor Co, Toyota Motor Corp, Dave Ferguson, VC Deals, Nuro, Jiajun Zhu, Udelv, Banyan Capital and Greylock Partners