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Walmart completes its $16 billion acquisition of Flipkart

Walmart announced over the weekend that it has completed a $16 billion investment in Flipkart that sees it become the majority owner of the Indian e-commerce company.<p>The deal was first revealed back in May and now it has closed after receiving the necessary approvals. It sees Walmart take a 77 …

Investing

Are Digital Platforms Transforming Lending Decisions?

There is a snowball effect going on and these innovations are driving further innovations in the fintech space<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>The effects of technology and the …

Customers

PayPal's CEO says digital payments will replace credit cards

<i>This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here.</i><p>At TheStreet's Investor Boot Camp Conference, held last week, PayPal CEO Dan Schulman noted that he believes credit cards …

Banks are actively headhunting for workers again, but they want specific skills

Banks are starting to headhunt actively again after years being fairly passive following the global financial crisis, a prominent recruiter said on …

Small businesses are getting fed up with big banks

While lending restrictions seem to be easing somewhat recently, SMBs have struggled mightily in terms of getting approved for business loans. But it's not just the difficulty of securing lines of credit or business loans that have SMBs unhappy. Business customers have also been vocal in complaining …

Big Banks Turn Silicon Valley Competition Into Profit

In an annual letter to shareholders last year, JPMorgan Chase & Co. Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon warned in bold print that “Silicon Valley is …

An Obscure European Law Will Profoundly Change How You'll Use Banks

Netflix transformed how we watch movies at home, Uber made physically hailing a cab increasingly obsolete, and Airbnb helped us reimagine our vacations. Now banks are on the brink of a similar sea change thanks to a regulatory change in Europe that will force banks to make their customers’ data …

Bank Of Canada Backs Off Blockchain

On May 25, 2017, BOC senior deputy governor Carolyn Wilkins and Gerry Gaetz of Payments Canada, a Canadian payment and settlement system operator, …

Want Your Best Employees to Never Leave You? Ask Them 5 Simple Questions

Most important, leaders should be asking these questions before their best people mentally and emotionally check out.<p>Want to do something that will launch you into the new era of HR? Get rid of your exit interviews and replace them with "stay interviews."<p>If you're new to this concept, unlike the …

How Do You Know Someone Has True Leadership Skills? Look for These 5 Signs

It's what every employee on the planet wishes and hopes for in a boss.<p>Sometimes the only way you'll truly know whether a leader's skills are genuine is to measure the manager that made your life miserable against the one that had you thinking often, "This is too good to be true."<p>If you think your …

How an AI caused a fruit-cocktail sellout for Dole

"I have never seen anything like it," the brand's APAC marketing VP says following a Philippines campaign.

Philippines

Facebook M is now becoming a digital butler

Facebook just moved even closer to the center of your digital ecosystem with the roll-out of a smarter, more connected version of its proprietary AI assistant, M.<p>Speaking at this week’s Facebook F8 conference, the company’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, and head of Messenger, David Marcus, …

Artificial Intelligence

How 8 Industry Leaders, Including WalMart, Use Blockchain to Revolutionize Business

Blockchain is happening right now. In fact, you may be benefiting from it, and you don't even know it.<p>Blockchain technology is no longer an obscure mystery. In early 2016, the Wall Street Journal reported that more than 40 top financial institutions were experimenting with blockchain's distributed …

Thieves are pickpocketing wallet apps in China

The QR code rules supreme in China. You can pay for almost anything with it: street food, toilet paper, a lobster dinner, a foot massage. You can …

QR codes

Fintech: What Advisors Can Expect in 2017 | Investopedia

Financial technology—fintech—is taking over the financial services industry. New entrants are disrupting traditional financial services, from wealth …

How to Hire Real Innovators (Not Fakers)

To stock your company with innovators, you have to know what roles they play.<p>Companies that truly value innovation spend a lot of time searching for new hires that truly have the skills to develop and nurture new ideas consistently. For a while, companies like Google tried to weed out the …

OCBC test-drives robo-advisory service

They were largely unheard of a few years ago, but robo-advisers are on the rise in the financial services industry, with OCBC Bank entering the …

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Want to Be an Exceptional Leader? Science Says Think This Way (Because Most Bosses Don't)

To develop high performers, praising effort achieves way more than praising results.<p>Praise can be incredibly motivating. Praise can be extremely encouraging. Praise can be hugely inspiring.<p>If you do it the right way. Take the wrong approach, and praising an employee can actually have the opposite …

8 Reasons Why Exceptional Employees Quit Their Jobs

Avoid these critical leadership mistakes (or these bosses) if you want to thrive.<p>To have exceptional success in business, you need to have exceptional employees. However, hiring them is only half the battle.<p>Unfortunately, it's the easiest for A-players to find another opportunity, and they'll be …

Are You a Great Leader? Answer These 7 Questions to Find Out

An investor who's worked with the best claims every business icon shares a few essential traits.<p>Take a minute and think of the best business leaders of all time. Now survey your list.<p>No matter who made your personal pantheon, whether it was Henry Ford, Steve Jobs, Indra Nooyi or Richard Branson, …

The Worst Thing to Do When You Make a Mistake at Work

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

4 Reasons Why You Should Never Seek Revenge In Business (Or Life)

This is not the article that I planned on publishing today. My original piece told the story of an investment deal gone sideways, and it was written in anger. The situation was one where my team and I were deceived, strung along, and forced into a difficult position due to the actions of others.<p>To …

Performance Reviews Are Making Us Cry. We Might Not Like the Cure

Everyone dreads the annual performance review. But has one ever left you in tears?<p>For some workers, the annual meeting with their manager is an …

9 Emotional Intelligence Mistakes That Make Leaders Look Really Unprofessional

91 percent of employed American adults believe that interpersonal communication issues prevent leaders from leading effectively.<p>One of the most important attributes of being a good leader is empathy--as well as the ability to understand and react correctly to your employees' emotions when they are …

21 incredible innovations that improved the world in 2016

2016 may have been a terrible year in many ways, but there was still some undeniable good to come out of the past 12 months.<p>For proof, look no …

10 Reasons Nice Bosses Finish First

Many bosses assume that a leader needs to be aloof and tough on employees in order to be effective. They fear that looking "soft" will erode their employee's motivation and respect for them. To prove their case, they cite examples of brilliant leaders who modeled a tough leadership style and low …

Employment

Winning Ways: OMERS Ventures One of Many Shining Lights at Second Annual Canadian FinTech Awards

<i>By the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association</i><p>Not only are we producing a growing number of FinTech success stories, but Canada is …

Blockchain is empowering the future of insurance

The embers of innovation are beginning to char the massive $1.2 trillion underbelly of the largest industry in the world. Every segment of insurance is under competition by entrepreneurs touting new ways to underprice risk, creating new types of premiums and servicing consumers in a tightly …

OCBC Bank Enables Peer-to-peer Payments Powered By Siri And iMessage - Fintech Singapore

OCBC Bank customers can now send money to their friends and family by issuing a simple voice command to Siri, Apple’s virtual assistant. Users just …

Banking