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Infographic: The Business of Hemp

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In 2017 alone more than $800 million worth of legal hemp products were sold in the United States. Grown in 19 states across 25,713 acres of land and the subject of studies among 32...
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Infographic: How To Turn Knowledge Into Profit

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Creators suck at getting paid. Sure, there are platforms like YouTube that can become really lucrative - once you get like a million followers. There’s not much structure in between being a YouTube millionaire...
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Infographic: Why Working Professionals Need To Retain Essay Writing Skills

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Most of us haven’t written an essay since we left school, and you probably don’t miss it. But writing skills are as important to your career as they were to your grade point average....
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Working from Home — When your parents don’t understand that you have a ‘real’ job.

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It’s dismissive to say the least to be unable to acknowledge the opportunities modern technology has allowed us young folks to build careers we wouldn’t have imagined could exist Ten Years ago. It’s been a while...
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Why’d you give it all up? — Question I’ve been asked several times.

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I may not have been the smartest person at my university, nor was I the most motivated by any means. I spent more time hanging around the university bar than I did attending my...
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Making it Personal: Why A Face-to-Face Approach Works Best in Business

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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...
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Revolut – A Fintech Startup with huge Potential

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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...
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IBM – A Pioneer in the Blockchain space

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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...
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Australia leads the way with Blockchain Innovation

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

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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...
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What is Biotech and How Can You Invest in it?

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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...
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Will ICOs replace VCs for start-ups?

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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,...
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Disruption in Telecoms – Blockchain powered Phones

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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...
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Should Businesses Implement Blockchain?

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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...
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The rise of P2P Finance model

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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...
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Software Reuse and the Disruption of the API Economy

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

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

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

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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...
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Considerations When Pitching to Angel Investors

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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...