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These are the world’s most miserable economies

February 20th, 2018 at 4:27 am » Comments Off

Rising prices are more of a threat to the global economy this year than joblessness, according to Bloomberg’s Misery Index, which sums inflation and unemployment outlooks for 66 economies. Venezuela, South Africa seen as world’s unhappiest economies Thailand, Singapore remain ‘least miserable’ in rankings



Where are the startups? Loss of dynamism is impeding growth

February 20th, 2018 at 4:03 am » Comments Off

A solar panel factory in Hillsboro, Ore. A decline in business formation has contributed to a flattening of the labor supply. Can the market economy still deliver prosperity?



How much VC money goes to women entrepreneurs? The numbers are pretty dismal

February 16th, 2018 at 1:39 am » Comments Off

Most venture capitalists are men who aren’t excited about women-led and women-focused businesses.



4 signs that freelancing isn’t working for you

February 6th, 2018 at 12:37 pm » Comments Off

It’s easy to see the appeal of freelancing. You control who you work with, and the projects you take on. You may have even gone into freelancing with the perception that you would have so much more freedom and flexibility. That’s exactly why between 20-30% of the working-age population in the United States and the […]



Experts answer: Who is actually going to suffer from automation

February 5th, 2018 at 10:25 am » Comments Off

Thanks to rapid advances in the fields of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics, smart machines that would have once been relegated to works of science-fiction are now a part of our reality.



10 drone stats that will blow you away

February 4th, 2018 at 11:30 am » Comments Off

The global drone market is enjoying explosive growth. Unmanned aerial vehicle technology is reshaping major industries and creating new ones. In all, drone-powered solutions are projected to have demand that reaches into the tens of billions of dollars.



Looking for freelance work? Here are 50 companies free agents love

January 30th, 2018 at 10:54 am » Comments Off

Looking to freelance for a company that treats free agents well?



Inside oil giant Shell’s Race to remake itself for a low price world

January 29th, 2018 at 10:38 am » Comments Off

The energy industry is radically transforming.



Pushbots vs Pullbots: How businesses can step up their game

January 25th, 2018 at 4:00 pm » Comments Off

“Why a Chatbot?” It’s a simple, three-word question I’ve posed to various entrepreneurs recently, particularly in sectors like FinTech and InsurTech. Some of these entrepreneurs have built a chatbot as a feature, others have developed it as core to their product, and a few even offer to license their chatbot to third parties (Chatbot-as-a-Service).



According to Peter Diamandis and Ray Kurzweil, these are the most dangerous and disruptive ideas

January 23rd, 2018 at 10:18 am » Comments Off

The greatest unfair competitive advantage for your small business is leveraging this critical shift in how you view the drivers of the future.



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