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Esports has experienced unprecedented growth recently and with it, the proposition for aspiring gamers to pursue a professional esport career has become increasingly attractive. “Esports” are video-games played competitively (and often professionally) through the means of cyberspace (Campbell et al., 2018) and are an important fixture in the overall gaming industry, which is estimated to […]
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Rohit’s Superfood Company Makes Healthy Eating Easier For You What’s your story?I started as a fourth-generation member of a family business that sells noodles in emerging markets, like Africa, while on a personal journey to become much healthier and fitter. I soon realized the benefits of living a healthy lifestyle and decided to “walk the […]
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The seeds of our primary interface with machine intelligence rest in the humble origins of the vending machine. Here is the brief story of this evolution of self-service. The Process and Technology of Self-Service Not that long-ago, shop clerks pulled merchandise for us from high shelves behind a counter. Today, we push squeaky, wheeled, metal […]
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Edallianz is an Educational business found by Eric Lim, in Singapore, providing learning platforms for students. What’s your story? I spent 12 years in a technology business before I started two education companies in Singapore. One company deals with children’s fitness and the other organises events to equip parents with the right wisdom to become […]
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In 2017, Jegathesan Thanabal established Maddox, a data management solutions provider specialising in helping businesses experience seamless data management and securing their data. What’s your story? Back in University at Nanyang Business School where I majored in Marketing, I never expected to be a part of the Data Security Industry. I started my career in […]
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How could you go from almost no traction and running out of money, to getting millions of visitors to your website? You could do like Crew accidentally did with Unsplash. Create an open source side project that directs millions of visitors to your paid product. At the beginning, when they were starting a marketplace for […]

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A few days ago, thanks to my algorithmic recommendations — not from the sources I usually read, but selected on the basis of subject matter of interest to me — I came across an article about a 57-year-old American who after being released following a 37-year jail term, was asked about his impressions of something as commonplace as a smartphone, or the […]
Access over ownership. After decades of excessive consumerism, this prospect sounded revolutionary. At first. Now that the sharing economy has become mainstream, more critical voices are appearing. So, what will it be? Empowerment or exploitation? A revolution or business as usual? Before getting to the heart of the matter, I’d like to set something straight: […]

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The Wall Street Journal reports that Microsoft is talking to Discord about acquiring the social audio company created in 2015, that has more than 250 million users and has so far focused primarily on creating communities of video game fans. The trigger for these talks has been the surprise success of Clubhouse, which is even smaller than Discord, but […]


I highly recommend reading the McKinsey Global Institute’s new report, “Reskilling China: Transforming The World’s Largest Workforce Into Lifelong Learners”, which focuses on the country’s biggest employment challenge, re-training its workforce and the adoption of practices such as lifelong learning to address the growing digital transformation of its productive fabric. How to transform the country […]


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