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Landmark EU agreement sets new global standard for company ownership transparency

This past Wednesday night, EU negotiators holed up in a meeting room in Strasbourg for over 10 hours, until 2 a.m., to thrash out the final deal for the 5th EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive. This afternoon the final

What You Didn’t Know About the Billionaires Club

Unexpected Facts & Figures From the 2017 Forbes’ List Did you know that you can reach billionaire status through after-school tutoring? And that the three youngest billionaires on Forbes’ 2017 Billionaires list are all Norwegian? And did you know that only 11% of all

How to Skyrocket Your Kickstarter Campaign

Get Overfunded in 6 Steps Entrepreneurs all over the world face an inherent problem when it comes to attracting funds – it’s difficult. Luckily, crowdfunding is one viable alternative to bank loans, angel investors or venture capitalists.

One year on from Brexit – a timeline of everything that’s happened

Friday 23 June 2017 marks the 1-year anniversary of the EU membership referendum in which 52% of the voting public suggested to parliament that the UK leave the EU. That suggestion has since been taken on by

What Does Blockchain Mean for Small Businesses?

How Blockchain Can Change the Way We Do Business. If you have ever felt overwhelmed by the speed with which the world is changing, you are certainly not alone. The amount of news and information we are

What is Blockchain Technology? A Step-by-Step Guide For Beginners

An in-depth guide by BlockGeeks Is blockchain technology the new internet? The blockchain is an undeniably ingenious invention – the brainchild of a person or group of people known by the pseudonym,  Satoshi Nakamoto. But since then,

Fintech. What Does It Mean?

The world of fintech is littered with its own terminology. We explain some of the more widely used terms. Fintech Broadly speaking, fintech is a generic term used to denote either innovative financial technologies themselves or start-up

Four Global Investment Themes for 2017

The Investment Institute at Wells Fargo offers investors a handful of key themes to keep an eye on this year.  If there’s one lesson high-net-worth investors can take from 2016, it’s that they need to look past

20 Tips to Avoid Startup Failure

The business world is full of surprises. New ideas are developed into successful businesses every day, while others fail to establish a competitive position in the market and gain market share. Behind both success and failure there