Bill Gates once said, “We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten”, this is likely to be the case with blockchain in financial services. 


For a short introduction to blockchain see our previous article “Will blockchain continue to disrupt?”

‘The digital revolution is the new industrial revolution’. Digital disruption continues to shape our world of today and our future of tomorrow. Following on from our research on Ten Technology Themes to watch in 2016, here are the ten tech trends we shall be tracking in 2017.

Still baffled by bitcoin and bemused by blockchain? Here's a link to a series of 7 short videos that expand on the subject: Trust Disrupted: Bitcoin and the Blockchain

 

 

 

 

 

Here's a brief report from Angel Academe’s second AA North session, where I recently spoke to highlight the digital opportunities in the North and to encourage more female investors.

The ‘Internet of Things’ has become a 21st century talking point with the increased growth of ‘smart device connectivity’. We previously explored this in 2014 in 'Internet of Things' - From cars to cookers, it's a connected revolution.

The Cambridge Judge Business School has recently released its list of Fellows and Associates in Entrepreneurship that will inspire the University's new generations.

 

 

Here we share CJBS's Entrepreneurship October newsletter featuring the Niume Founders discussing how their Entrepreneurship diploma provided a platform for their company's success.

 

I was delighted to present at this year’s Futurefest event last week-end (17th Sep 16) and participate in a panel along with Brigitte Minamore, Melody Hossaini and Cindy Gallop.

Here’s a brief synopsis of what I said including some of the statistics I referred to: 

Big data on big Data

Big data is a term that is used to describe the large volume of digital data that is created daily. Growing exponentially, it is estimated that we create on a daily basis at least 2.5 quintillion bytes of data, of which 90% has been created globally in the last two years. In 2015 according to IDC the estimated value of the big data market was $59bn and by 2019 it’s expected to roughly double to $102 billion. Companies are able to process, transmit and store more data than ever before and are understanding the valuable insights it can provide.

 

 

 

Angel News offers an intelligent and relevant news service for investors and entrepreneurs.

Here we share their August Anatomy of an Angel feature.

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