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Here’s why the Gamestop Fallout Is a Good Thing In the age of extreme polarized political talk, an entirely new phenomenon is sweeping the trading world off its feet. As they call it, Meme Stocks are stocks targeted by inexperienced retail investors with the intension to prove a point. GameStop became a symbol of the resistance and […]
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This article was originally published here: Dave Lim – Founder of Sun Ray Cafe Dreamworks Private Limited Opening a cafe without knowing how to cook is not necessarily a good start but it has not prevented Dave Lim from producing a success story. What’s your story? I started Sun Ray Cafe ten years ago with […]
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We are all guilty of it. When we are left to our own devices, we all, with rare exception, build incredibly complex and fictitious self-narratives, as a lens through which to interpret everything in our worlds. The reason we do this is simple: we have built the world around ego, against which we must now buttress our […]
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For Clifford V. Johnson, there’s a powerful instrument that’s often missed when we talk about science: art. The professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Southern California researches the nature of space and time, including topics like quantum gravity and black holes. But he’s also interested in broadening the cultural understanding of science. He works […]
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If you would have told me that the financial future of the US markets and economy could hinge on a legacy video game retailer that has been in decline for years, I wouldn’t have believed you. But here we are… GameStop and the collective power of coordinated retail investors have brought about an erosion of […]

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When a large corporation puts money into a small startup, huge innovations can result — like the rapid-fire development of a COVID-19 vaccine. The first two vaccines to win U.S. regulatory approval both came from biotech startups that had received equity investments from pharmaceutical giants: · In January 2015, Merck took a $50 million stake in […]
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A post on Salesforce’s website heralds the end of the nine-to-five era, explaining that it makes no sense to expect people to continue working in this archaic way, and proposes three new approaches: flex, fully remote and office-based, which will define how the company works when things normalize after the pandemic. The company says it expects the flex format to be adopted by the […]
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Clubhouse’s rapid growth has taken it to more that six million registered users (active users or those who have downloaded the app to reserve their name) as of February 1, putting it at the center of cultural phenomenon that takes social audio to heights of popularity that many years of podcasting apps and platforms have never […]
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Airbnb just went public in a debut that’s been widely celebrated. We dug into the company’s prospectus and learned some interesting facts about their business and travel trends. Cash flow is highly seasonal. ABNB makes all it’s money in Q3. As you can see, that’s pretty much the only quarter in which the company is comfortably […]
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Bermuda joins Iceland and a select band of countries to approve electronic money institutions (Circle and Monerium respectively) which will be authorizedto issue electronic money anchored to the value of their currencies through stablecoins. A growing number of countries are now moving toward digital currencies: China’s goal in issuing a cryptocurrency is to exercise further control over what its population gets up to, Switzerland is studying it, and numerous central banks around the world are reacting […]

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This article was originally published here: Devan Jayakumar – Co-Founder & Country Head of ZoomItNow Malaysia Moving from the medical sector to logistics is not an obvious step but Devan Jayakumar took it and has gained great satisfaction from the outcome. What’s your story? After graduating, I met a fairly successful entrepreneur who was heavily […]
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This article was originally published here: Albin Lix – Founder & Managing Director at Digital Business Lab Moving from provincial France to ultra-urban Hong Kong has given Albin Lix a diverse mindset which he has taken into his business. What’s your story? Growing up in France’s  St. Malo province, where all is about modesty, enthusiasm, […]

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(This is part of the series “What are Gen Ys looking for at Work?”, in which I interview Gen Ys, Gen Xs, and others regarding multi-generational issues in the workplace.)  Perx (www.getperx.com) is a Singapore-based startup that was originally launched to provide a replacement for traditional paper loyalty cards. Over the years, it has evolved into a […]
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This article was originally published here: Albin Lix – Founder & Managing Director at Digital Business Lab Moving from provincial France to ultra-urban Hong Kong has given Albin Lix a diverse mindset which he has taken into his business. What’s your story? Growing up in France’s  St. Malo province, where all is about modesty, enthusiasm, […]
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Although the study of stress and how it affects us physically and psychologically is fascinating, it is—admittedly—somewhat of a grim topic. Psychology is also interested in the study of a more upbeat and encouraging approach to human affairs—the quest for happiness. HAPPINESS The world believes that everyone should have an unalienable right to pursue happiness. But what […]

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