Ripple, provider of the leading enterprise blockchain solutions for payments, announced today that its network (RippleNet) is now live in over 40 countries across six continents. (more…)
Thailand has a plethora of coworking spaces to fit the tastes and needs of all professionals. There are coworking spaces for specific industries and niches. There are coworking spaces for particular platforms (i.e. green business), and there is even a small but growing group of hotels that are coliving hotels or hotels that support the coworking community around them. (more…)
By Ping An,
On August 13, the National Engineering Laboratory for Big Data Collaborative Security Technology – Financial Industry Security Research Center was inaugurated in Beijing, China. (more…)
Also known as distributed ledger technology, Blockchain is on the verge of becoming a platform of choice for all those who believe in online transfer of funds. Already it has been predicted that Blockchain would rule the next generation of the Internet. Although a decade has passed since the launch of Blockchain by Satoshi Nakamoto, still it remains a source of regular innovation. (more…)
Scrutinizing thousands of profiles, spending hours trying to match the candidate profiles with that of the respective organisation’s requirement, shortlisting a few amongst them, selecting and hiring a candidate followed by the long and strenuous background verification – Only to find out that it has been a wrong hire! This kind of a nightmarish scenario is way too common in the prevalent hiring process practiced by the HR. (more…)
Casinos thrive because their games are based on random outcomes. Among the hosted collection of games, you can sample at RagingBull Casino, 90% are games of chance. Besides blackjack, many other casino classics require a tinge of good luck for the outcome to go the player’s way. Players have come up with bizarre rituals to try and woo luck their way. Some of these work like a charm, but most of them flop from the onset. Regardless, it is the confidence that these rituals instill in the gambler that is awe-inspiring. (more…)
The growing user base for digital currencies has given a new lease of life to the crypto payment solutions. (more…)
SUBAJ Global Network, the world’s largest and one of the most promising crypto-based loyalty programs is here to revolutionize and innovate user shopping experiences. Providing a decentralized marketplace for companies, businesses, retailers and merchants, SUBAJ helps companies boost their revenues using customer-engagement techniques through state-of-the-art technologies, keeping Blockchain, Augmented Reality, Social Gamification and GeoDrop Technology at the core of its architecture. (more…)
If you have decided to join the co-working ‘revolution’, here is a checklist of all the questions to think about before you zero in on the right co-working space: (more…)
Financial institutions know how to make money especially when it comes to lending money to buy big-ticket items. Most institutions don’t lend money unless they feel they will get the money back with enough interest to keep their company moving in the right direction. The mortgage market in Australia doesn’t do much to help people get the advice, services, and financial guidance they need to make competent decisions when they buy a home. Once a mortgage deal is in motion, it’s up to the homeowner to make payments on time regardless of the challenges they face on a daily basis. (more…)
We all hate slow running computers, especially if it is a Mac, as you have paid a premium price for the lightning speed these computers are famous for. When your Mac becomes tired and slow, how can you fix it without paying again for an expert help? Let’s have a look at some of the quick tips to optimize the performance of your Mac. (more…)
You are likely aware of the buzz surrounding the cryptocurrency industry if you keep up with fintech news. While there are many crypto assets worth focusing on and learning about, one is undoubtedly the most popular, and it is Bitcoin. It has been around for nearly a decade, has the highest total market capitalization, and is easily the most well-known amongst the public owing to its skyrocketing BTC to USD value. (more…)
Before you start something new, taking the first step is always the most difficult, liking riding a bike for the first time or catching a plane on your own for the first time. It is pretty much the same with investments. Like everything else, you are probably going to struggle initially and you may not be able to figure out what to do that easily. Under such circumstances, it is quite likely that you may take the help of your family or friends. However, to set yourself on the right track to achieve your investment goals even with a small amount, you will have to take some fundamental steps. (more…)
United Overseas Bank has invested in Israel-based AI firm Personetics and plans to deploy its cognitive analytic tools to help customers make smarter banking decisions. (more…)
By Brad Feld, Originally published at Feld Thoughts.
In addition to our own funds, we are investors in a number of other early-stage VC funds as part of our Foundry Group Next strategy. Yesterday, in one of the quarterly updates that we get, I saw the following paragraph.
By Venture Scanner,
The insurance technology sector has seen an abundance of activity over the past few years. As we previously analyzed, insurtech funding has shown early signs of maturation and its exit events have seen robust growth.
We will now do a deeper dive of the different components of insurance technology and how they make up this startup ecosystem. We have classified the companies into 14 categories. This blog post will illustrate what these categories are and which categories have the most companies. We will also look at how these categories compare with one another in terms of their funding and maturity.
Let’s start off by looking at the Sector Map for the insurance technology sector. As of March 2018, we have classified 1503 insurance technology startups into 14 categories that have raised $22 billion. The Sector Map highlights the number of companies in each category. It also shows a random sampling of companies in each category.
By Tomasz Tunguz from Redpoint Ventures for his blog
Your sales team is starting to close some terrific accounts. As your startup grows, your sales team will experiment with different sales techniques. For example, qualification, pricing, positioning, incentives and contract structure. This is a wonderful phase for a startup. However, there’s a common mistake to avoid. (more…)
Initial coin offers (ICOs) and the emergence of tokenised funds — represented by the issue of equity tokens — are set to reshape the dynamics of how private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) fund managers raise capital, bringing greater transparency and democratisation to the fund management space. (more…)
By Masha Borak for TechNode
E-commerce platform JD.com is facing scrutiny after suspected large-scale fraud has been uncovered involving Feixun (斐讯), a brand sold on JD’s platform. On June 10, a crowd of people that bought Feixun’s products gathered in front of the company’s headquarters in Beijing to protest the platform’s practice saying that they were “victims of P2P finance,” iFeng reports. (more…)