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February 3, 2016

#generationE – London Business School is empowering the next generation of entrepreneurs

Summary: February 19, 2016 | #generationE | Technology, Media, Entrepreneurship | Buy Tickets Here

Don’t miss your chance to learn from Europe’s most innovative entrepreneurs and investors. Engage with the thought-leaders shaping tomorrow’s technology and media landscape. Network with like-minded entrepreneurs at the heart of London.

London Business School has long been a hotbed of entrepreneurial endeavour and we’re on a mission to inspire the next generation of dreamers and disruptors.   With our strong legacy in finance, strategy and new venture development, global alumni network and vibrant student community, London Business School is poised to ignite the [...]

 
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January 31, 2016

Venture Capital Needs to Diversify for Greater Returns

There is an area of improvement in one of the world’s most prestigious and impactful industries: venture capital. That area is diversity. Diversity in a workplace is defined as having people from different backgrounds: gender, ethnicity, orientation, age and nationality. However, research from several recent studies shows that the global VCs are underperforming on the metric of diversity.

According to a report by the Information, 92% percent of the senior investment teams at top-tier venture capital firms are male and 78% are white. These results are way worse than the diversity breakdown at major tech companies, where 23% of leadership teams are female. 42% of senior [...]

 
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January 29, 2016

Bye Bye Brick and Mortar?

It’s a question retail analysts have been speculating over for years: is the brick and mortar store dead?

The answer for now, is “no.” One thing is clear, though: if conventional brick and mortar stores are to survive, they will have to shift how they offer services and products, change the way they deal with customers, and visually re-invent their space.

As much as we hear about the transition from offline to online and store to site, the numbers show that e-commerce still does not yet carry the clout of a brick and mortar store. A recent study conducted by the Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce in the United States shows that while e-commerce is certainly a [...]

 
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January 27, 2016

How big firms are buying into Blockchain

Unless you’ve been living under a rock these last few months, you’ll have noticed that blockchain technology has been gaining some traction.

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If you haven’t caught wind of the hype, Reid Hoffman gives a thorough background on how the distributed ledger system gained popularity and its importance here.

2015 was the year the blockchain gained independence from its polarising big brother, bitcoin and has seemingly been welcomed into the mainstream, especially in financial services.

Blockchain by its construction is a decentralising force and through its utilisation promotes efficiencyand transparency – two [...]

 
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January 26, 2016

Reasons to Use Printed Banners for Your Small Business

With all of the technological advancements in the world of small business advertising, many business owners have forgotten about tried and true methods of marketing. One of the most widely used and successful methods of getting your business the attention that you want is by using a printed banner. A well designed and aesthetically pleasing banner can do wonders for your business, which is why so many business owners utilize them. In order to have success with your banner marketing, you will need to find an experienced printer in your area that can produce the look that you want. Here are a few of the many benefits of using banner printing and office signs Toronto for your small [...]

 
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January 18, 2016

Getting the Most Out of Your Promotional Products

One of the main goals that most business owners have is keeping their name and brand fresh in the minds of their customers. With all of the many ways out there to get your business name on the minds of consumers, you will need to do some research to find the best method for your business. Among the most effective ways to get noticed in the world of small business is by using promotional products Vancouver. The following are a few tips on getting the most out of the promotional products you use.

Find the Right Supplier

The first thing you want to do when trying to make the most out of your promotional products is finding the right supplier in your area. You want to make [...]

 
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January 18, 2016

How Can a Vancouver Area Business Coach Help You?

Owning and managing a business is not easy job and in order to be successful you will have to put in a lot of hard work. There are so many different challenges that come with owning a business and meeting them can be a bit daunting at times. For a new small business owner, finding their way through the competition can be a bit hard to do. In order to get the advice needed to get through the beginning stages of a new business, you will have to employ professionals. Here are some of the ways a small business consulting Vancouver professional can help you.

Defining Your Objectives

The first thing a consultant will do when hired to help you is establish what your main [...]

 
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January 18, 2016

Training Employees in HIPAA

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was passed in 1996. This act protects workers from losing their health insurance coverage when they change jobs; reduces health care fraud; provides industry standards for electronic billing and other health care information; and requires confidentiality when handling health care information.

It’s important to educate workers in industries such as health care to ensure they’re complying with the standards set by HIPAA. It’s also crucial that your employees know how to handle sensitive data if your organization is under review. Here’s what you need to cover when training your employees in HIPAA.

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January 18, 2016

How to Get New Clients for Your Business

It’s a new year, so now is a great time to sit down and think very carefully about how you are going to grow your business over the next twelve months. If your business is relatively new, you are probably full of enthusiasm and energy, but even if you have an established business, it is a mistake to rest on your laurels in the misguided belief that you don’t have to lift a finger any more. You can never have enough clients, so follow these five tips and build a brighter future.

Attend Networking Events

Networking is great opportunity to meet new people and make useful contacts and it really is the lifeblood of business. Breakfast networking events are very popular as they [...]

 
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January 18, 2016

2 Key Takeaways From 2 Weeks In India

I recently had the opportunity to visit the entrepreneurial ecosystems of Mumbai, Mysore and Bangalore. After visiting 3 cities, 3 villages, 3 Universities including: IIT Bombay, IIM Bangalore, IIIT Bangalore and over 10 companies including: Microsoft Ventures, Myntra, TechHub, Bombay Stock Exchange, CoWorkIndia and Nasscom, I have made two key observations on India.

(1) Growth

India is growing at a lightning pace.

(a) Technology

Bangalore, India is rated as the second fastest growing startup ecosystemin the world behind Berlin.

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