Why startups aren’t guaranteed to own the future

Tendayi Viki writing for Tech In Asia lays out an argument (building on the work of Steve Case) that innovation over the next 15 years will be led by larger, well-funded businesses - instead of startups:

The first rule of Fight Club is that you don’t talk about Fight Club. And yet, most conference keynote speeches on innovation begin with the speaker lampooning some large company that was just disrupted. In the last decade, startup folks have gotten really cocky and have started talking about disruption and how their new agile-lean methods of innovation are helping them move faster and create better products than large companies. But if you are going to punch a bully in the face, it might be wise not to keep reminding them of the fact every two seconds!