Making it Personal: Why A Face-to-Face Approach Works Best in Business

Few people better understand the efficacy of the direct approach than Mina Chang, CEO of Linking the World International, an advocacy group. After assuming her position in 2010, the former recording artist endeavored to visit...

Revolut – A Fintech Startup with huge Potential

The British Fintech startup Revolut has been making quite the rounds with its innovation & growth this year. I have been following the headlines about the company consistently and finally it peaked my interest...

IBM – A Pioneer in the Blockchain space

IBM is perhaps the most well-known & recognized names in the tech world with its multinational presence of consultants, engineers & sales personnel. International Business Machines (or "Big Blue") has impressive laurels to show...

Australia leads the way with Blockchain Innovation

Asia has led the way with the progress made in the adoption of the Blockchain technology with two of the three biggest Crypto markets (South Korea & Japan) located there. However with the initial...

Survival of the Digital Bourgeoisie

The gig economy can be defined as ‘people using apps to sell their labor’. An estimated 50-60 million workers are part of the global gig economy. At the heart of the rapid growth...

It’s Time To Learn The Art And Science Of Delegation

For leaders who have grown accustomed to managing every aspect of their business, micromanaging can be a tough habit to break. To be fair, the necessity of being a jack-of-all-trades within the operation is...

What is Biotech and How Can You Invest in it?

There’s no doubt that biotech is an extremely versatile and promising sector, and it’s only going to become more pervasive. But for anyone looking into biotech investing, there’s a few important things to be...

Will ICOs replace VCs for start-ups?

It was once the norm for an aspiring start-up to seek funding through venture capital (VC). Ownership of the company would be divided amongst participating investors via limited partnerships established by the VC firm,...

Disruption in Telecoms – Blockchain powered Phones

Blockchain has impacted almost every sector of the economy directly or indirectly as it slowly becomes an integral part of the Global financial Ecosystem. Significant strides have been made by it in sectors like...

Should Businesses Implement Blockchain?

Blockchain was invented to serve as a public transaction ledger for the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. Now, blockchain technology is used for so much more. There are, in fact, those who believe blockchain technology could in...

The rise of P2P Finance model

The Global Financial crisis of 2007-08 in the U.S changed the global financial landscape dramatically resulting in the disruption of the conventional models of finance. The rapid devaluation of financial instruments like Mortgage backed...

Software Reuse and the Disruption of the API Economy

AIKON wants software developers around the world to connect their products together on blockchain What do you get when you cross a German tech startup savant with a Mexican fintech expert and a U.S. political...

An M&A Love Story (Part 3 of 3)

In our previous posts, we’ve talked about The best way to approach an acquisition – called Playing the Field What happens when you find someone who is interested in you – called Getting Engaged Today...

An M&A Love Story (Part 1 of 3)

Last week, we covered Part II of our three-part series “An M&A Love Story”. Today we go back to the beginning to talk about how to start the M&A story. If you’re a private company...

An M&A Love Story (Part 2 of 3)

We get a lot of questions from private companies asking what to expect if they were to get acquired. The process of getting acquired is a lot like the process of finding a partner and...

Considerations When Pitching to Angel Investors

An entrepreneur trying to map out the funding landscape today will find a much more complicated environment than existed just a decade ago. You used to jump from a friends and family round to a...

Big Tech is Sorry!

Big Tech is sorry. After decades of rarely apologizing for anything, Silicon Valley suddenly seems to be apologizing for everything. They are sorry about the trolls. They are sorry about the bots. They are sorry about...

Evolution of Fintech — A timeline

Finance & technology have been intertwined ever since the start of the modern society. The earliest days of finance hundreds of years ago was in the context of keeping records for things like government...

How to Not Be Creepy While Using Employee Data in Workforce Management

Tech companies (ab)using personal data is today’s 1984. And while Facebook is at the forefront of our outrage, a growing industry in the HR Tech space is also experiencing challenges overcoming the creepiness factor...

EOS — New superstar of the Crypto Elite Club

Ethereum has been instrumental in the growth of the Cryptoverse by not only having a coin which is the second most valuable after Bitcoin but also providing a decentralized platform on which other Alt....