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...

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...

Corporate Volunteers Seal Personal Connections

Volunteers are the strongest contacts a company has within its community. By word of mouth or through logos emblazoned on their T-shirts, those donating their time and talents tell the community their business cares. The...

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...

Seven Tips on How to Use Artificial Intelligence to Take Your Company to the...

Are you weary of all the talk of the impacts of Artificial Intelligence? Rather than listening to speculations on how robots will ravage the labor market, why not devise a plan to harness the...

Shifting Blockchain Funding Ecosystem

With the recent influx of both successful and unsuccessful Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) these past 2 years, many among them have been passed off as scams, while “legitimate” ICOs are struggling to maintain visibility....

How Blockchain-as-a-Service (Baas) Platforms are Speeding up Blockchain Adoption

There is hardly an IT director today that does not have to answer questions by his superiors as to if, how and when blockchain technology can be adopted in the business. The technology that...

Engage Profitably on a Nonprofit Basis

Nonprofit groups have a challenging business model that ebbs and flows. Holiday seasons are more profitable times when their communities are in a giving mood. Organizations that lay the groundwork throughout the year will succeed...

Robot-Proofing Your Career

With prospects of increased productivity and enormous profitability, businesses turn to automation to streamline their operations. Almost 50% of employers believe that by 2022, automation could lead to a reduction in their industry’s workforce,...

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...

Fail Fast, Fail Often and Win

If not in business for profit, what’s the point? Few entrepreneurs can afford expensive hobbies. No one could accuse Mpho Mashita of taking her vocations lightly – or not for profit. She founded #AfricaCareerChat,...

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...

Tech Tackles the Mess in HR

Technology is making it easier to streamline messy, time-consuming human resources processes, which affects HR teams as well as other organizations within the company. Ryan Higginson-Scott can speak to the fallout – which is mostly good....

Infographic: Why Working Professionals Need To Retain Essay Writing Skills

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....

On the Entrepreneurial Trek, Embrace the Learning

As if building a multimillion-dollar company wasn’t hard enough, entrepreneurs have to take extra care of their physical and mental well-being. Work-life balance teeters on work-life catastrophe. Colleen Qvist and Leander Jay know the pressures...

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...

Top Reasons Tech Startups are Leaving Silicon Valley and Where They are Going

When you think about Silicon Valley in California, it conjures up images of many of the global heavyweights in the tech industry. Giants like Google, Apple and Facebook have all changed the world with...

How Artificial Intelligence (AI) Will Change Banking

Artificial intelligence is a field of computer science that focuses on making machines intelligent by developing computer programs that can replicate human intelligence to a certain degree and potentially beyond. This much talked about technology...

Your business is built on the foundations you exhibit.

Brick by Brick, regardless of your presence. You can learn a lot by observing children about the parents who raised them. Similarly, you can learn a lot about a business by observing how the employees conduct...

Why Do We Still Do RFPs?

Requests for Proposal are outdated, yet 95% of companies still rely on this process to meet new vendors. Though woefully unsuited for modern business operations and the demand for fast solutions, many businesses are...