Tag: Business

  • Ready for the payments revolution?

    The advent of digital, mobile and social media has integrated finance into the daily life of the individual in a way it never was before and given the pace of technological, commercial and regulatory change, it is impossible to guess where payments will be in the coming decades. A few broad trends, however, are likely… Read more »

  • Indigenous Women in Business giving us #mondaymotivation goals

    The gender disparity in tech is now a well-documented problem. Worldwide, for every seven men in tech, there are roughly only three women. Lately, a senior engineer at Google got fired after his tirade against equity initiatives, suggesting that somehow women are ‘naturally’ unsuited to programming. For women of colour, the statistics are even worse…. Read more »

  • 5 startups to look out for in 2018

    2018 is nearly upon us! And new interesting startups are going to be emerging next year. As expected, the enthusiasm in the startup industry has continued this year too, but with 2017 drawing to a close, now it is time to put 2018 in focus. Every year, there are a few startups that come from… Read more »

  • Amazon Australia is planning something big for Boxing Day

    The retail giant has been quiet for a while since its launch in Australia but is it waiting for Boxing Day to dominate the market, or it is staying on the down low because it is not meeting expectations. Heaps of articles predicted that Amazon Australia would launch on Black Friday since it is the… Read more »

  • Should businesses accept cryptocurrencies as payment?

    Cryptocurrencies are quickly gaining more mainstream acceptance, and their use for payment is growing which is likely due to an increase in people becoming better educated about Bitcoin, how it works, the benefits it can offer and all the drama with it. Businesses who provide the option of cryptocurrency as a legitimate payment method enjoy… Read more »

  • The Man Who Lost $70 billion and still a Billionaire: Masayoshi Son

    The Man Who Lost $70bn And Is Still A Billionaire: Masayoshi Son “When I lost 99 percent of what I made, I could feel the joy of work again. I actually became happy after losing 99 percent. I could understand the value of money again” said Masayoshi Son, Japan’s richest man and SoftBank’s CEO while… Read more »

  • To Incubate, or to Accelerate: That is the question.

    To be, or not to be: that is the question: Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer. Hamlet What’s a quote from Hamlet got to do with business and startups?  His only business was to kill and take revenge against some dude. Well, as Hamlet was over thinking and wavering between two different extremes: life and… Read more »

  • How Uber enters new markets

    Since it’s inception in 2000, Uber has been the tech company we all love to hate. Its rise has been rapid. In 2014, it was rolling out at a rate of one city per day. Now, it’s in more than 450 cities worldwide. So, this is how Uber does it. Scout Despite the speed of… Read more »

  • Put your Boots on and get ready for Bootstrapping!

    Go F^&$ Yourself! ….and by F^&$ I mean fund. Bootstrapping your startup means growing your business with little or no venture capital or outside investment. It means relying on your own savings and revenue to operate and expand. So how do you that you may ask. Simple. Go Fund Yourself! Before you get to that… Read more »