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Why Invest in Technology for Business Growth and Development

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A whopping 85% of decision-makers in business believe they have less than two years to integrate digital initiatives before competitors overtake them, according to a survey by Advance2000. The study further indicates that 45% of...
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How Technology Influences Small Business Lending

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Technology influences and reshapes every aspect of our lives. It's changed the way we pay bills, how we shop, how we dine, how we make a hotel reservation, and even how we hail a...
social selling

Social Selling Stretches Beyond Sales

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To make it as convenient as possible for consumers to purchase your products, position yourself where they are most of the time: browsing and conversing on social media. This is where entrepreneur Kahill Kuteesa excels....
Ponzi Scheme

The Ponzi Scheme 101: A Ponzi’s Life Cycle and Ways to Survive, Part 2

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We study the Ponzi scheme and different variables’ impacts, such as withdrawal rates, user growth rates, ceiling and so on. Impacts of Different Variables With reference to the basic model constructed in Part 1: We have just assumed...
leadership skills

5 Skills to Develop to Be A Great Leader

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Have you ever felt that you are not the leader-type of a person but deep inside you want to be one? I’m one of those people and maybe you are too. The good news...
digital transformation

Digital Singularity: The Digital Transformation Guide for C-level Executives and Investors

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If you are a C-level executive, how do you steer your organization through a voyage of digital transformation? If you are an investor, how do you identify the right company in which to invest?...
Ponzi Scheme

The Ponzi Scheme 101: A Ponzi’s Life Cycle and Ways to Survive, Part 1

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We construct the model of a simple Ponzi scheme, deduce how long the scheme will last and when a rational promoter will skip town.  Basically, most of the dead P2P platforms or asset management products we...
Startups

Startups And Saying No To A Large Investor

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Hot startups are often thought of that way because of who is involved and how bold the idea is. And they get disproportionate and arguably undue attention. If you are finding yourself in that...
Self- Serve

Self-Serve: The Solution to Real-Time Connection

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About a year ago, I had a lead named Ken come to our website and send a message on our chatbot at 2:52 pm. Not even 60 seconds later a member of my team...
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Should I Incorporate My Idea As A Non-Profit Or For-Profit?

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According to the US Small Business Administration, there were 30.2M for-profits in the US in 2018, with almost a 50/50 split between people working for large (>=500 employees) and small (<500 employees) companies. Meanwhile, the...
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Prepare the Pitch of Your Life!

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If you conduct some research, you’ll realize that there are many things that you can do to secure funding for your business operations. However, according to many experts and people that have experience in...
Influencer marketing

Shopping for Influencers, Buyer Beware

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Influencer marketing is one of the hottest and sensitive topics on social media. People with influence can persuade skeptics to take a look at a business’ products and services. The more followers influencers have, the...
Well Planned Strategies

Well Planned Strategies Yield Best Returns

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Today’s brands have learned to take customer behavior trends seriously. Successful businesses have well laid out strategies that get results. One of those results drivers is Timothy Ntilosanje, who earned his credentials the hard way....
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A Fully Automated Economy–How Can It Work?

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Imagine we go through the disruptive transition between an economy where we need to work to make a living, to one where we don’t. It is hard to imagine because in North America; we...
Machine Learning Applications

Machine Learning Applications in Retail: 6 Real World Examples from Market Leaders

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With the evolution of technology, consumer behavior also continues to evolve. Naturally, to stay ahead of the competitive curve the retailers need to make more rigorous use of the customer data. As the data...
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How big are the ‘Big Techs’?

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Looking back at the market cap of some of the largest companies in the World in the past 20 years, one can see how the underlying macroeconomic theme has evolved. This theme is driven...
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Why Small Businesses Should Keep Their Heads in the Cloud

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There is a cloud that continues to hang over small businesses, but it’s far from a bad thing. In fact, it is expected that cloud computing, as much as it has already impacted companies...