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New Report by Accenture, MAS and ABS Shows How Blockchain Technology Could Improve Central Bank Payment Systems

LONDON; Nov. 14, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) have …

Payment Systems

Entrepreneurs Solve Problems Differently Than Other Professionals. Really! Here Are the 6 Ways.

Entrepreneurs stay calm. They adapt. They work from the general to the specific. And more.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Problem-solving is one of the most important aspects of entrepreneurship. As both the founder of your organization and the leader of your team, …

The Trick Question Daymond John Likes to Spring on Applicants in Job Interviews | Inc.com

Every investor on the ABC hit show <i>Shark Tank</i> has their go-to strategy for hiring. They have successful businesses aplenty and need the right people in place to help keep it that way. Barbara Corcoran knows how weeds out complainers. Mark Cuban knows how to spot the best personality traits.<p>Now …

Entrepreneurship

She Lost Everything, Went to Jail, and Now Runs an $11 Million Company | Inc.com

<i>As founder of a $30 million technical support startup, Heather Blease was on top of the world. But when one mega-client didn't deliver, her company came crashing down. After nearly a decade, Blease decided to launch the Brunswick, Maine-based SaviLinx, another technical support startup, with a new</i> …

Startups

7K+ FinTech Startups Globally Will Fall Victim to Consolidation in FinServ

Bright long-term legacy coupled with gloomy mid-term expectations<p>FinTech aficionados could argue endlessly about the power gained by FinTech in the …

Week in Review: Boiling Frogs

I have a confession: I wasn’t planning on taking a summer break from writing the FinTech Week in Review but the constant heat has a way of forcing …

China’s Future is Definitely Cashless

Not long after Alipay, China’s most widely used mobile payment platform, announced that it would hold a promotional event called “Cashless City Week” from Aug. 1 to Aug. 8, its main rival, WeChat, announced its own “Cashless Day” event, beginning Aug. 8 and running for the rest of the month. During …

6 entrepreneurs share strategies for staying relentlessly persistent

When starting out in business, it can be difficult to generate self-belief if you've never done it before. "Maybe this isn't for me," you think after the 10th hot lead says, "I'll pass."<p>These seasoned entrepreneurs and members of The Oracles share their strategies to program your mind for …

The Future of Mobile Payments

Cash money out – phones in? As consumers remain tethered to their phones, the growth of mobile wallets has exploded, multiplying faster than bunnies …

Turning a Lead into a Customer: a Simple Checklist

It's hard to find a good balance between asking leads the right questions and being creepy; still, you've got to try.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the world of marketing, <i>what</i> you know is just as important as <i>whom</i> you know.<p>If you don't know anything about whom you're …

The 19 Best Exercises For Ab Day

Bored of regular ol' crunches? Add these simple yet effective exercises to your next ab-day routine and you're guaranteed to feel so sore, it'll hurt to laugh.<p>Begin in a plank position. Jump your feet to the outside of your hands, coming into a deep squat and keeping your hands on the floor.<br>• Jump …

10 Entrepreneurs Share the Best Advice They've Ever Received

Incorporate these adages in your own work life.<p>Staff Writer. Covers media, tech, startups, culture and workplace trends.<p>The life of an entrepreneur is often beset with obstacles. Every founder, no matter how successful they are now had a moment when they weren’t sure that they were heading in the …

Tesla Lovers Anxiously Wait For a Fully Self-Driving Model 3

Without a doubt, the successful release of the Model 3 sedan will be Tesla Motors’ greatest achievement this year. It also promises to be the most …

Tesla

The 10 Best Restaurants In Venice, Italy

La Zucca<p>La Zucca‘s name means ‘pumpkin’ in Italian, and of course that is the main ingredient for many of their dishes. It is a small yet charming …

Create Your Startup Business Plan

Create a Startup Business Plan in Easy Steps<p>Updated February 22, 2018<p>Are you starting a business? Even if you don't need financing, it's a great idea …

Why 2017 Should be a Great Year to Raise Venture Capital

Recently Upfront Ventures published its outlook for the technology startup world and venture capital overall titled it “WTF Happened to Winter?” The …

Venture Capital

3 Key Ways to Diversify Your Ecommerce Store

To achieve diversification, it's important to focus on a niche, test your products and double down on your brand.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the most interesting areas for an entrepreneur to get into right now -- and one of the most popular -- is ecommerce. …

Best restaurants in Metro Vancouver (with links to reviews)

<b>Updated February, 2017.</b><p>REGIONAL/CONTEMPORARY<p><b>L’Abattoir</b> Fires on all cylinders with food/service/drink. Refined, creative, regional dishes. 217 …

10 Characteristics of a highly successful entrepreneurs

Share22<p>Tweet<p>Share1<p>+1<p>Shares 23<p>Successful entrepreneurs aren’t just lucky or magically talented–they approach work and life differently than most …

Entrepreneurship

10 Success lessons from Amancio Ortega – “Wealthiest Man in Europe” for entrepreneurs

Share27<p>Tweet<p>Share36<p>+14<p>Shares 67<p>With a net worth in excess of $66 billion, Amancio Ortega is the richest man in Europe and the wealthiest retailer in …

Entrepreneurship