Tuesday, July 14, 2020
QnA Summit panel discussion. Photo by: QnA Summit.
Starting one’s own business is a dream held by many but successfully attained by few. It is certainly enticing for those feeling stuck in a job that is, to say the least, unpleasant and unrewarding, financially and otherwise. However, dreaming about it and actually taking the bold and risky steps necessary to achieve the dream are worlds...
Storyteller, Ewan Spence interview. Photo by: ViaNews.
LISBON (ViaNews) - Ewan Spence describes himself as a storyteller but he's been doing a lot more than just telling stories. Besides writing for Forbes, he was a BAFTA nominated broadcaster and has been working for prominent organizations such as the BBC. He's been conducting shows in various national and local stations. He was Scotland's first podcaster in 2005...
Reserve bank of India, Headquarters. Photo by: Soham Banerjee
NEW DELHI (India) - A pronunciation by the Reverse Bank of India barring all banks and financial institutions form dealing in virtual currencies has had an adverse effect on the overall cryptocurrency landscape. The sell-off that has come to be in recent months can be attributed to such actions as centralized authorities continue to crack the whip on decentralized...
(Photo credit: Lorenzo Cafaro from Pixabay)
The lower valuations caused by the economic uncertainty gripping the world provide a great opportunity for investors, says a serial digital entrepreneur. "The economic fallout of what's happened is just starting to be realized. At the moment, a lot of the investors are sitting on the sidelines, yet some are taking advantage of...
Securities and Exchange Commission. Photo by: Ethereum World News Archives.
Will cryptocurrency-bubble burst or bounce back? That is the single biggest question among many electric currency enthusiasts make in response to wild price swings experienced in recent months. After a dramatic rise to record highs of $20,000, Bitcoin (BTC) has come down tumbling amidst struggles to stabilize above the $7,000 mark. The cryptocurrency bubble has burst. What happens next? https://t.co/clyhZskFnC...
Lecture by Carlos Ghosn (X 1974), Chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan Alliance at the Ecole Polytechnique
The world woke up today to the news that chairman and chief executive officer of the alliance between Renault SA, Mitsubishi Motors Corp. and Nissan Motor Co., Carlos Ghosn, has been arrested at Tokyo, Japan, over “significant acts of misconduct,”. The scandal involving the high-profile executive, echoed across the world, making Renault's stock in Paris to fell more than 10%,...
João Mendes Borga, director of Startup Portugal, says most startup enterprises in Europe are undervalued. (Photo by Mauro Sbicego on Unsplash)
Most startup enterprises in Europe are "undervalued", says the director of Startup Portugal, who believes that the local nature of funding in the European entrepreneurial ecosystem makes an investment bubble scenario unlikely. "I think this is more a US problem than a European problem," João Mendes Borga told Via News in an exclusive interview when asked...
Goldman Sachs Tower in Jersey city. Photo by: Oriez.
Goldman Sachs was never in the running to set up a cryptocurrency trading desk. Over the past few months, reports have made headlines indicating that the investment company was considering opening a cryptocurrency trading desk that would allow people to buy and sell various virtual currencies. However, as it stands, that won’t be the case. The bank reportedly downgraded plans...
Luis de Guindos, vice president of the European Central Bank, says Europe is expected to slip into a recession of a transitory nature. (Photo by Arturo Rey on Unsplash)
Long before the coronavirus unleashed a massive wave of shock across the world, economists had envisioned several scenarios for a possible recession in Europe. However, few would have thought that some of the largest economies in the world would find themselves at war with a novel virus. The coronavirus has brought economic activities almost to...
Diogo Vasconcelos, the co-founder of Nerd Monkeys, says it is important to maintain a human touch in virtual workplaces. (Photo credit: Nerd Monkeys)
Managers need to be extra thoughtful about retaining a human factor in this revolutionary age of tech-savvy workspaces to make employees feel valued and part of office culture, says an entrepreneur. "If you don't feel connected with other people, it means you're just sending and receiving tasks. So the human touch is lost very...
Jeff Bezos at the Encore Awards. Photo by: Steve Jurvetson.
NEW DELHI (India) - The stage is set for one of the biggest tussle, pitying the richest man in the world, Jeff Bezos (Amazon), and India’s business tycoon and billionaire Mukeshi Ambani (Reliance Retail). It promises to be one of the fiercest battles for the Amazon co-founder who is increasingly looking to entrench Amazon’s e-commerce ambitions in India. Amazon-Walmart India...
Pedro Oliveira, co-founder of Landing.jobs (Photo by Via News)
It is wrong to assume that remote work should be incorporated into company strategy only in crises, says an entrepreneur, who believes that a work-from-home policy should become an integral part of businesses regardless of the situation. In comments to Via News, Pedro Oliveira, co-founder of Landing.jobs, said the fact that the coronavirus outbreak...

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