28 Oct 2017

The Bloomberg U.S. Startups Barometer

The Bloomberg U.S. Startups Barometer is a new weekly indicator that tracks the overall health of the business environment for private technology companies based in the U.S. The index incorporates both the money flowing into VC-backed startups, as well as the exits that are making money for investor...
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28 Oct 2017

Should you buy into Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)?

Investors have poured in excess of $3 billion into over 200 ICOs this year, according to data from Coinschedule.com (with many ICOs still ongoing and hundreds more scheduled). September was among the busiest months, bringing in almost $850 million alone in 37 offerings. There are now in excess of 1,...
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02 Jul 2017

Are you a real entrepreneur?

Do you have to be born an entrepreneur, or is it something that can be learnt – is it nature or nurture? Is a “real entrepreneur” the stereotype of a confident, natural risk taker, experimental almost from birth – probably dropped out from university, such as Steve Jobs, Bill Gates,...
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02 Jun 2017

Privacy by Design

We need to start thinking about our personal data as an asset, every bit as valuable as a critical part in a manufacturing line, a currency to complete a transaction or vital information to enable a decision. Have you ever given thought to the impact your ‘private’ Facebook profile might have on...
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