Strategy

Cryptocurrencies: Let’s Not Gamble on Their Future

Tether, the cryptocurrency I researched a couple of months ago, has overtaken bitcoin in monthly transactions by more than 18%, making it the most widely used cryptocurrency in the world despite a market capitalization...

Cash Handouts to Ease Coronavirus’ Economic Impact Won’t Work.

As more and more countries go into lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus, concerns are mounting about how we’re going to deal with the economic crisis caused by this major slowdown...

Jack Ma’s Keys to Success

It takes a rare person to accumulate a total net worth over $40 billion through a devoted work ethic while maintaining a sense of perspective. Jack Ma is one of those people. The founder...

13 Things You Might Not Know about Startup Investments

The combination of public market alpha opportunities decreasing and legislation making investing in startups more interesting to more people, means startup investing is on the rise. While there is a plethora of information regarding...

Automated Self-Service is Taking Over: Here’s How it Happened

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...

An Honest Guide to Silicon Valley Startup Life

Stationed on the West Coast of the United States, flanked by the blue hues of the Pacific Ocean, is a city that’s home to some of the greatest companies in the world....

Top 6 Critical Mistakes that Startups Make

I’ve worked in a number of startups, and even started a few of my own, over the last 19 years. Everything from bootstrapped, idea phase to funded with millions and running off the ground....

Using Moral Imagination To Fight The Coronavirus

We’ve seen both the best — and worst — of people during the coronavirus pandemic. Outpourings of support and assistance for our neighbors and communities appear side-by-side with news stories of people...

Lessons Learnt from The Lean Startup

The Lean Startup book authored by Eric Ries has been sitting on my shelf for quite sometime now, so since I am currently contributing to the making of a startup I figured I’ll take...

Southeast Asia Could Have a $200B Internet Economy With the Right Set Up

The Southeast Asian startup scene is strong and getting stronger. Across the region, companies are emerging in fintech, edtech, insurtech, blockchain and many other areas. In 2017, Southeast Asian startups received $7.86 billion in...