Industry Focus

Oil prices are up, but not anywhere near where their highs of 2014 – so why are producers upping production by 1 million barrel?

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Veeva's President discusses the cloud solution company he co-founded, from its small beginnings in healthcare CRM to its latest Vault products and expansion outside of life sciences.

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Asit Sharma joins the show to help answer questions from our Foolish listeners who want to know more about goodwill and the $300 billion food distribution industry.

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Not every legendary investor is worth following, and not every way to get rich is as obvious as it may seem.

 

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Sneaking in one more episode this week so we can bring listeners an interview we did with Comma.ai's George Hotz at SXSW. We talked with Hotz about the self-driving car tech his team is working on, some misconceptions about the segment, and what to watch in the coming years.

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New legislation passed last year that made it possible for the average investor to participate in early stage private investing rounds. How's it going so far? We sit down with Bill Clark of Microventures and Slava Rubin, founder of Indiegogo. 

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The Motley Fool’s Simon Erickson talks with Sean O’Reilly about what he learned at the SXSW Conference.

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Artificial intelligence and gene sequencing are changing how patients are treated. Analyst Simon Erickson shares some of the greatest opportunities and some of the biggest hurdles to adoption of the latest technology in healthcare.

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For the leading streaming service and global entertainment giant, product testing is always happening behind the scenes. Tune in to find out how both companies leverage various tools at their disposal to put forward the “perfect” customer experience.

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In today’s episode, Motley Fool analyst Gaby Lapera is joined by Dylan Lewis, another Industry Focus host. Mr. Lewis reports from Austin, TX at the SXSW Festival, where he attended a session on the future of the payments industry. Both hosts had a lot to say about the relationship between social media and existing payment processors as well as what the space might look like going forward. 
 
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