Money

Venture Capital Will Be Obsolete

I don’t think it is too much to say that a venture capital played a major role in the innovation in Silicon Valley. However, in my humble opinion, it will be obsolete in the...

Blockchain can Revolutionise Business

It won't, however, be the saviour it's being touted to be from the perspective of marketers and businesspeople who don't understand it. Its real value lies in its ability to decentralise trust, taking that...

Bitcoin is a Bubble – Here’s Why

Humans are considered rational beings. Every once in a while greed and exuberance trumps rationale we end up with a Bubble. Bitcoin is a bubble and it will fall precipitously. Here’s why: Some Economics Value of...

4 Important Tips for Bitcoin Investors in 2018

Bitcoin may be worth more than this, but I’ll only give two cents for it. The infamous cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, saw its value explode in a matter of months. It was at $1,000 / bitcoin at...

India’s War on Cash

Late last year, India declared war on cash: It killed off 86 percent of its own currency. More than 1.2 billion people lost their right to buy items like iPhones at the market with cash...

Will Accountants become Obsolete?

An anxious student recently appeared at my office door. He was considering not applying to the master’s of accounting program; a professor elsewhere in the business school had told him accountants would be obsolete...

The Financialization of Life

A recent article about the BlockChain appeared on the Italian version of Vice’s Motherboard and raised a series of interesting conversations, and was soon followed up by another one. In that article I was called...

Bitcoin is a Bubble and I will tell you why

Humans are considered rational beings. Every once in a while greed and exuberance trumps rationale we end up with a Bubble. Bitcoin is a bubble and it will fall precipitously. Here’s why… Some Economics Value of...

Asia’s Financial Connection with the World

As economies in East Asia and the Pacific (EAP) have developed, they have also become important in international financial transactions, both as sources and destinations of cross-border bank lending, foreign direct investment (FDI), and...

What about Beggars in the Cashless Society?

A substantial portion of the Western population seems to be convinced that completely transferring the economy to the cyber-level is the natural way of progress. All the invoked arguments seem to make perfect sense...