Jorge Yui

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Why You Should Always Under-Promise and Over-Deliver

<i>Andrea Ayres-Deets is the Lead Writer at ooomf, an invite-only network connecting short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. Andrea writes about psychology, creativity, and business over on the ooomf blog.</i><p><i>“</i><i>Sure boss, I can have that article to you in two hours.”</i><p>That’s an …

Balderton Capital Raises $305M Series A Fund Focusing Exclusively On Europe

Balderton Capital, the European VC investor behind MySQL, NaturalMotion and Yoox, has raised $305 million for its fifth European fund. As has been hinted at previously, the focus of the new fund will be on Series A investments in European tech startups. Other investments in other regions such as …

Banking Software: Digital strategy and reality checks

Just few weeks after BBVA acquired Simple Bank for EUR 100 Million; one of the biggest players in the Software Banking Industry, <b>Misys</b> went into the …

Banking

Computer says no

IF SOMETHING has not worked for five years, most people would conclude that it was broken. Tell that to the geeks managing “quant” hedge funds, who …

Wealthiest Investors Seek Independent Planners, Study Shows, Financial Planning - January 23, 2014

America's wealthiest investors plan to increase their use of independent financial planners in 2014, according to a new study issued Wednesday by …

Retirement

CrowdAdvisor – new approach for a new Generation of Investors

Money Talks. People Too!<p><b>CrowdAdvisor</b> is a Social network, internet based platform where the users can maintain a virtual portfolio to simulate and …

CrowdAdvisor - Money Talks. People Too!

YouTube

Entrepreneur: so what?

It’s this still a safety net?<p>This blog is my own answer to what I have been looking for in the last 3 years, since I decided to become an …

Entrepreneurship

Lessons from BBVA's Simple Acquisition: It's Time to Build Better Banks

Like many people involved in fintech and digital strategy, I was very excited and supportive when Simple was first announced. I always felt it could …

Banking

The disruptive power of collaboration: An interview with Clay Shirky

How we collaborate has profound implications for how we live and work. The author and New York University professor explains how social media has …

New York University

CROWDADVISOR

The WhatsApp Deal and how it’s already impacting the Banking Industry

<i>Welcome to our guest blogger Jorge Yui. Jorge is a digital media expert, linguist, entrepreneur, and global banking systems specialist. He has over</i> …

Banking

Banks’ vulnerability highlighted by EU

Partly because of the concerns over the banking sector, including the EU’s highest percentage at 27% of non performing loans, the commission is to …

Investing

How many banks are driving blind? - Chris Skinner's blog

Building on yesterday’s chat about London versus Europe, there’s more to this than initially meets the eye, as it’s also Europe versus Banks.<p>That’s …

Founders Fund Hits $1 Billion Mark for New Venture-Capital Fund

Founders Fund, a backer of Facebook and Space Exploration Technologies, has closed $1 billion in new financing for a fifth fund, the firm announced on Wednesday.<p>The new vehicle is quite a step up from the $50 million the firm raised when it was founded in 2005 by Peter Thiel and Ken Howery, both …

Will Mobile do the trick for the Banking Industry?

Since begin of the year, one can observe a sort of gold rush in the area of mobile banking: first was AXA Banque in France, which launched a new …

How the WhatsApp deal is impacting the future of the Banking Industry

Blinded by the mega deal between Facebook and the 50 employee-company WhatsApp for the obscene amount of 19 Billion USD (16 Bn in Stock, and 3 Bn in …

Simple Bank: a prosumer tale?

<i>Prosumer is a portmanteau originally formed by contracting producer with the word consumer. In a commercial environment, it describes a market</i> …