“How do I build on the past, but at the same time challenge the things that don’t need to be there anymore?”

Prof. Cyril Bouquet shares his views on what it takes for bold business ideas

Larry Page, chief executive of Alphabet, the parent company of Google, likes to talk about the company’s “moonshots”, the high-risk and potentially highly lucrative bets on concepts such as the self-driving car or a cure for ageing. “If you’re not doing some things that are crazy,” Page has said, “then you’re doing the wrong things.”

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