People often tend to under-estimate the immense growth pattern that economists and commentators have often noted through the recent decades. As many of the developing economies bloom and others mature, the wealth that is created via investments and corporate expansion is just immense if we compare it to historical data. This puts things into perspective when we are considering business dealings and entrepreneurship in Asia. Above, we examine the comparative growth of Asia from the point of view in investments.
Energy security is a pressing policy issue for many governments. Energy is the lifeblood of modern society – whether it is powering manufacturing industries, households or transport systems, economies could not function without a stable, affordable and reliable supply of energy. And as an energy transition from hydrocarbons to new energy sources gathers pace, policymakers […]
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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China is a rather mysterious country, there are plenty of things that you probably don’t know. Here are some Chinese tech facts that you certainly must know! China has 1.3 Billion people, but half of them don’t have the access to Internet According to one recent research study, 47.9% Chinese people are not online. Interestingly […]
A tweet last month by Midas Kwant about Apple’s AirPods did a napkin analysis of the earphones’ profitability: if instead of being launched by Apple in 2016, they had been constituted as an independent company, and based on Apple’s projected sales of one hundred million units for 2020, that company would conservatively have been valued at $175 billion, making it the […]
Thierry Tea has had a successful and dynamic corporate and entrepreneurial career. From aviation to e-commerce, he is focusing on his latest start-up, WeCube. What’s your story? I was formerly a corporate senior executive, entrepreneur and I am now an investor across 4 Asian countries. I was experiencing dynamic progress in my corporate career with […]
Everybody has an opinion about Tesla TSLA. A few months ago, I remember some of my students’ outrage on a senior management course I teach at IE Business School when I told them I believed the company had a great future. The reason? In an earlier class, their strategy professor had been predicting imminent bankruptcy. I suppose that […]
It will come as a surprise to precisely nobody that we love our furry friends. Yet although the bond between humans and animals goes back thousands of years, the way we approach pet ownership has changed quite a lot in recent years. Where previous generations would often adopt a pet to either be a companion […]