Once a founder and entrepreneur, now a successful investor Edward de Jager (CEO VenturesOne) shared his key learnings and tips during World Startup Factory's special Investor Campfire last Tuesday. Tap into this blog based on the question-answer session with Edward to get some exclusive insights and opinions!
Witnessing so many pitches back to back at the Get In The Ring! Global Conference 2017 gave me some insight into what factors make for a compelling and memorable one. Here are my three steps to winning pitch.
The business ecosystem is changing exponentially. Should we not be looking for a “new democracy” in business?
Can we create a real, new sustainable way of funding start-ups and innovation? Can we really combine capital, skills, know-how and network in a sustainable way?
Suddenly, AI seems to be everywhere - “Smart” algorithms work on stock exchanges; suggest what films to watch on Netflix, what goods to buy on Amazon. But AI is has a major public image problem.
I'm sure most of you have received several emails from Mr. Ukika or one of his friends asking you to help them in getting a very large sum of money out of the country...
While UBI this represents a radical shift in how the industry has traditionally operated, there are a few key reasons why this will soon be the new modus operandi.
Even if the letter of Moore’s law comes to an end, the spirit of it lives on. Because the one certainty is that the rate of technological change is only set to accelerate.
Three specific tech trends that will all have a significant impact on the way people do business with insurance companies.
A seismic shift in power has occurred. A globally recognised leader, who’s negotiated with the likes of Vladimir Putin, has been forced to relinquish control. I’m not referring to Barack, but Bernie.