We’re gambling on our vision, and we would rather do that than make “me too” products. Let some other companies do that. For us, it’s always the next dream.
— Steve Jobs
We invest in extraordinary teams solving real, often very difficult, problems with transformational technologies. We do this because it’s those successful innovations that become disruptive and fundamentally change our world, yielding incredible results for society, but also particularly for those who fund the innovations.
Today, we create as much information in 48 hours as we did from the dawn of man through 2003. A modern cell phone has more computing power than all of NASA in 1969, the year we first placed two men on the moon. Pacemakers save more lives each day than the total number of men, women and children living in the state of Iowa. Each year, FedEx ships a total weight equivalent to 1,411,548 Nissan Altimas to all corners of the globe. …