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Top Silicon Valley investor says there's very little invention going on in tech these days

Silicon Valley is known as the birthplace for startups bent on disrupting the world around them. However, Spark Capital partner Nabeel Hyatt doesn't see much invention going on. " There is very little of building a startup right now that you would count as pure invention," Hyatt told Business Insider. "I took a thing and didn’t exist in the world at all and I made it." Hyatt led Spark's investments in Cruise, a self-driving car startup which sold to GM earlier this year for a rumored $1 billion, as well as Postmates.
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