Wednesday, October 27, 2021

An Interesting Way To Make Money: Getting Paid For Listening To Podcasts... What?

The consumption of podcasts has experienced a more than remarkable growth in recent years. The pandemic has given an additional boost to this type of content, and there are already entrepreneurs who specialize in specific topics, such as economics, history... or horror fiction.

Monday, October 25, 2021

Researchers Create Smart Cane for the Blind That Can Increase Walking Speed By 18%

White canes help many visually impaired people to move around without relying so much on third parties. However, technology could make this independence even more real when applied to these objects.

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Andy Jassy's First 100 Days on Amazon

They say you can't judge a politician's performance before 100 days in office. This rule could also apply to the entrepreneurial ecosystem, where one of the characters of the year, Andy Jassy, has just surpassed that figure at the helm of global e-commerce giant Amazon.

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Émile Durkheim: The Father of Modern Sociology

Émile Durkheim (1858-1917) is, together with Max Weber and Karl Marx, one of the three great authors of this science, since contemporary sociology begins with him. In 1887 he was appointed Professor of Pedagogy and Social Science at the Faculty of Letters of the University of Bordeaux, this being the first Sociology course to be created in French universities. He defended the scientific character of this discipline, marked by the French positivist tradition, Durkheim defended the application of scientific knowledge of society to then employ in it the will to undertake social improvements, developing three sociological perspectives: theory, methodology and empirical research. His precise studies show a theoretical zeal in the search for practical solutions.

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Innovative Ideas For Setting Up Profitable Businesses

The following consumer trends guarantee the existence of a potential audience when it comes to betting on new ideas and setting up a profitable business:

Monday, October 18, 2021

Which Global Startups Are Attracting The Most Attention At The Moment?

A solution that enhances the value of internship processes, an online travel agency for people with disabilities or an internet that respects the user and the environment, are some of the ideas of the most 'buzzing' startups at the moment.

Sunday, October 17, 2021

The Aberrant Business in the Deep Web And The Spanish Company That Wants To Put An End To It

Enthec is a Spanish company that specializes in cyber intelligence and real-time surveillance. The company emerged in Madrid in 2019 as an initiative of María Rojo, the CEO, although Ricardo Sánchez, Maximiliano Castignani and Alvaro Lisón soon joined the project. 

Friday, October 15, 2021

10 Keys To Detecting Fake Influencers on Social Media

Since influencer marketing has become a major discipline within marketing and since brands are increasingly using it as a strategy that can provide a high ROI in their campaigns, a large number of frauds and fake influencers have proliferated. It's a fact: not all influencers we find on social networks are authentic.

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Ten Life Lessons From Entrepreneur And Philanthropist Richard Branson

Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson is one of the most qualified people in the world to teach us some lessons about success. As a child he suffered from dyslexia, so he had very poor academic results in school, yet by the time he was fifteen he had founded two companies, both of which ultimately failed. At sixteen, Branson left school and moved to London, where he started his first successful business, Student magazine. At seventeen he opened his first charity, the "Student Advisory Centre."

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Amancio Ortega: From Clothing Store Clerk at 13 to Becoming The Richest Man In The World

Amancio Ortega, one of the richest men in the world, left school at the age of 13 to work as a clerk in a shirt shop because of his family's financial problems. At that time, he swore to himself that they would never go hungry again, a promise born of the impotence he felt when he learned that his mother was no longer trusted at the grocery store. Perhaps when he vowed this, he did not think he would end up clothing the world.

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Driverless Cabs Are Here: California Authorizes Two Companies To Operate in San Francisco

The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has authorized last Thursday the Cruise and Waymo companies to deploy driverless cars. The permits came after the companies applied for them in May of this year with the aim of offering their robotaxi services in San Francisco.

Monday, October 11, 2021

CEO of Kraft Heinz: We have to get used to rising food prices

The CEO of Kraft Heinz said that the company is increasing the prices of its products in many countries and warned that costs in the food industry will probably only go up.

Sunday, October 10, 2021

How to turn an entrepreneur into a leader of leaders?

What does it mean to be an entrepreneur? The romantic idea of that indefatigable genius who lights up a business idea and manages to carry it out against all odds, thanks to his talent, audacity, effort, enthusiasm and stubbornness is one of the representations that has most strongly permeated the collective imagination. Add to that standard a dash of digitalization, a handful of networking and a couple of spoonfuls of personal charisma, communication skills and multitasking ability and you have the perfect image of the new entrepreneur. If Netflix or HBO were to conceive a TV series about entrepreneurship, surely the screenwriters in charge of creating the characters would have all these traits written down in the initial design of their protagonist.

Friday, October 8, 2021

The Best Way To Curb Big Tech's Influence Is To Limit Its Number of Users Until A Proper Investigation Is Carried Out

Frances Haugen, The 'Facebook Whistleblower' Testifying Before a Senate Subcommittee

The allegation that Facebook was pursuing profits rather than curbing hate speech leaves two questions for institutions: do the social network's actions merit a regulatory response and, if so, what should it be? One answer to the second question could be to limit the company's ability to register new users.

Thursday, October 7, 2021

6 Interesting Principles of TikTok's Corporate Culture


TikTok is the social network in vogue. It is one of the fastest-growing social platforms, and has become especially popular in recent years thanks to its short video format, which is a hit with young people. But, according to some reports, working at its parent company, ByteDance, is not so much fun for employees.

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Bank of America 'Blesses' Cryptocurrencies and Launches An Outright Bet on Blockchain

"We believe that digital assets could form a whole new asset class". This is how emphatic Bank of America is about bitcoin and the whole universe surrounding it, which has become too big to be ignored, according to the US bank. The firm recognizes the regulatory risks that weigh on cryptoassets but sees in blockchain technology and all its derivatives a promise of long-term profitability too attractive to be dismissed.

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Mark Zuckerberg loses $7 billion after Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp crash

The fortune of Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, has been reduced this Monday by about $7 billion after a bad session on Wall Street in which the social network, affected by a global disruption of its services, fell about 4.9%.

Monday, October 4, 2021

Amazon and Apple's Eye-Catching Job Offers: Experts In Cryptocurrencies And Alternative Payments Are Sought


Amazon posted an eye-catching job opening this summer. The company is looking for an "experienced product manager to develop Amazon's digital currency and blockchain strategy and roadmap". It is not the only major tech company interested in this type of profile. Apple posted two months earlier on its website a similar vacancy: a business development manager focused on "alternative payments" (anything other than cash or card) is needed. Both companies officially deny their intention to make the leap into cryptocurrencies, either by accepting them as a means of payment or by issuing their own cryptocurrencies. The moves they are making in the human resources area, however, show that they are at least testing their potential.

Sunday, October 3, 2021

Robert Kiyosaki Foresees a "Financial Collapse" in October


The American investor and writer Robert Kiyosaki, also famous for having written the book "Rich Dad, Poor Dad", predicted that in October there will be a "big stock market crash".

Saturday, October 2, 2021

Profitable Ideas that Have Little to None Competition

Recovery of regional gastronomy

Man Preparing Traditional 'Booyah' Stew in Green Bay, Wisconsin

Yes, there are many traditions and unique foods in all parts of the Americas that are being lost due to ignorance and that producers and distributors are trying to recover and turn into a business. And yes, it is a profitable business because, in addition to the income from the courses, they have created a business model based on sponsors of all the products they use: from the utensils, through each of the ingredients and ending with drinks and snacks. All of them are local brands that want to make themselves known to both the local public and tourists (the ones that leave more margin).

Advice on catering


The passion for cooking is generating new restaurant concepts, many for new entrepreneurs or for long-established businesses that see the need to reinvent themselves to avoid being left out of the market.

They need experts to help them create business concepts that fit with today's consumers and that, basically, are based on the search for roots, respect for the environment, new experiences around food... It is no longer so important the technique or a recipe as the way to tell the message of each restaurant.

Computerized appraisals


An opportunity for tax and fiscal specialists oriented to startup clients. It is about offering companies with their own developments a valuation of their assets, finished or not, both to help them in a potential sale and to reduce their tax burden by including them in the company's balance sheet. These appraisals are also key to attract financing and public aid.

Drone repair workshop



Drone manufacturers have a repair service for their own products, but it makes perfect sense for someone to offer this service externally for drones of different brands. And as drones become more popular, the demand for a repair service will increase.

Computer expertise



A niche with a lot of present and more future opportunities for computer security experts. The aim is to help SMEs and large companies to detect possible failures in their systems and/or personal data leaks. And, of course, offering them solutions to avoid it.

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