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At the 2014 Goldman Sachs Builders + Innovators Summit (B+I) honoring the 100 most intriguing entrepreneurs in the U.S., we brought together emerging business leaders and seasoned innovators to exchange ideas, insights and strategies. While the range of topics discussed were as compelling as the entrepreneurs themselves, the overarching theme emerging from the plenary sessions and informal conversations was that businesses across all industries must think of themselves as technology companies.

At B+I, each session returned to this central question concerning the role technology will play in shaping the business models and markets of tomorrow. We heard from athletic apparel executives on how wearables — devices worn on the body that measure physical activity — will reinvent their space; from healthcare innovators on the potential to connect tiny, ingestible sensors with users’ smartphones to track physiological data; and from medical entrepreneurs, outlining a new doctor-patient paradigm, with on-call medical experts and online behavioral therapies to enable people to more readily take charge of their own well-being and achieve healthier lifestyles….

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