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CMIO says analytics, artificial intelligence, Big Data and machine learning are becoming IT requirements

Healthcare organizations are going to need all of them to compete and thrive in the next generation of healthcare, according to Onpointe chief …

6 Best Brain-Boosting Podcasts to Listen to Over Your Lunch Break | Inc.com

Until a year ago, I belonged to the 80 percent of Americans who don't listen to podcasts. I couldn't find time in my day to dedicate to listening. Then, last March, during a weekly lunch meeting with fellow business designers, we got into a discussion about NPR's Planet Money. One thing led to …

Self-improvement

Billion-dollar breakout

Has this man discovered the formula for creating high-tech superstars? Sean Silcoff goes inside a bold experiment at the University of Toronto to find out<p>Cian O'Sullivan is the picture of confidence as he speaks to a packed lecture hall at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management.<p>A …

New Investorflow network is ‘like online dating’ for socially-conscious investors worldwide

It’s not easy for tech startups to land investments, but it’s a fairly standard playbook, with local funding sources buoyed by central tech hubs in …

Startups are beginning to run out of money and investors are becoming more discerning. How does this compare to the time leading up to the dotcom crash?<p>If you were looking for an apartment in the Bay Area 18 months ago, realtors recommended you took your checkbook to viewings and were prepared to …

Startups

In 2017’s top 20 ecosystems, Beijing leads in startup experience, Singapore in talent

Photo credit: rakchai / 123RF.The Startup Ecosystem Ranking report is back for a 2017 edition, and it’s shaking things up a little with its fresh …

This Indian AI Startup Is Helping Huge Brands To Get On The Chatbot Bandwagon

The march of chatbots and personal assistants into conversational commerce (defined as the intersection of messaging apps and shopping) is now a thing, and it looks like it is here to stay.<p>Indian brands large and small are adopting chatbots, harnessing the power and convenience of these digital …

Chatbots

The Startup Luring Millennials With $5 Micro-Investing

Millennials are a potential gold mine for money managers. Stash is the latest startup looking to reel them in by leveraging the power of their spare …

The 1 Startup School Every Founder Should Consider | Inc.com

YCombinator just open-sourced its accelerator program.<p>"Our goal is to replicate much of the YC experience," said Sam Altman, managing director. Anyone with a startup that wants to have the YCombinator experience without the jetlag can apply. The new program is taking applications through April …

Startups

Investors Explain Why 'Men Pitch Unicorns and Women Pitch Businesses'

While women are making progress in many segments of the business world, there’s one—very important—area where they still lag: raising money.<p>In fact, …

Persistence lends $500k to clinical exchange platform ZoomMed

<b>ZoomMed Inc</b> (TSX-V: ZMD) has raised $500,000 in debt financing from <b>Persistence Capital Partners</b>, a Canadian healthcare private equity firm. Brossard, …

Investing

Startup Findow to expand footprint to two-tier cities; looks at online, omni-channel penetration

The way business is done in the digital world has changed forever and fashion has been a big revelation in that front. From shopping online to even …

If you find yourself procrastinating, or stifled by panic, or writer’s block, I can reveal that the solution to your troubles is…<p>I first encountered Robert Boice’s name about three years ago, somewhere online; after that, it started popping up every other month. Boice, I learned, was a US …

Creative Writing

5 TEDTalks Every Entrepreneur Needs to Watch

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m a big fan of TEDTalks -- they’re full of insights on everything from human nature to scientific breakthroughs to trends in design. They’re inspirational, informative and eye-opening in ways that can help you become a better person and …

Smart cities: What India needs to learn from Berlin

The German city's shift to renewable energy is at the centre of international discussions.<p>As its population surges, India proposes to build a hundred …

Smart Cities

11 Health And Fitness Apps That Achieve Top Results

It’s 2015. It’s time to take your future and your health into your own hands. No, literally. Fitness and nutrition is now readily available at the touch of a button thanks to the numerous health and exercise apps available for your smart phone. But with hundreds of thousands out there to choose …

Fitness

Why lower oil prices are good for the solar industry

<b>Summary</b><p>Lower manufacturing costs: Oil is an expense to almost all industrial and manufacturing activities. So the cost to manufacture solar modules, …