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It is estimated that over a million tech startups are formed every year globally. And, according to an article on TechCrunch, about 60% of startups don’t make it to Series A and even less make it to Series B and beyond. The takeaway? Early-stage companies are like a swimming frenzy...

Presented by Jason Olliverre, Account Executive & Stephan deJager, Account Executive Recorded May 25 2021 - 26 mins About this webinar If you’re wanting to get started with digitalisation in your organisation and reduce your completion time on agreements - this session on eSignature is a fantastic place to start. In...

The top trends in tech - Which technologies have the most momentum in an accelerating world? We identified the trends that matter most. McKinsey tech trends index: As all things digital continue to accelerate, which technology trends matter most for companies and executives? To answer that question, we developed a unique methodology to identify the ten trends most relevant to competitive advantage and technology investments.  These trends may not represent the coolest, most bleeding - edge technologies. But they’re the ones drawing the most venture money, producing the most patent filings, and generating the biggest implications for how and where to compete and the capabilities  you need to accelerate performance. Unifying and underlying them all is the combinatorial effect of massively faster computation propelling new convergences between technologies; startling breakthroughs in health and materials sciences; an array of new product and service functionalities; and a strong foundation for the reinvention of companies, markets, industries, and sectors.  In the next decade, according to entrepreneur and futurist Peter Diamandis, we’ll experience more progress than in the past 100 years combined, as technology reshapes health and materials sciences, energy,...

The insurance industry is at a critical inflection point. Key trends are reshaping the industry, including the rise of competition from an array of insurance and noninsurance digital players, rapidly changing customer expectations, the increasing importance of growth in valuations, and—in many markets—financial and interest-rate pressures. Given...

Some are calling it the turnover tsunami: One in four workers plans to quit their current jobs once the pandemic is over. That number jumps to one in three for Millennials and employees with children. As for the IT profession, a new survey by Blind, an anonymous social...

Twilio built a $68.6 billion business out of connecting American companies with customers over calls, texts and email. Now Dutch startup MessageBird aims to take a slice of that market starting with a $600 million deal for the world’s largest email delivery service. MessageBird raised $1...

Do you need to learn to code to increase your employability or succeed in your studies? If so then HiPy is here for you. Our friendly, dynamic, online Hive events have everything you need to get started learning Python. Our expert Beekeepers and award winning resources will give...

As business leaders around the world rethink the future they had imagined for their companies, some may use this time as an opportunity to help their organizations to become more human-centric. In a recent Gallup survey of human resources executives regarding the internal changes COVID-19 has prompted...

Many small and midsize businesses (SMBs) rely on a patchwork system of multiple tools just to capture customer information and respond to requests. This can result in time wasted, missed requests and lost sales—not a great outlook for a growing business. What’s more, these workarounds...