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Tor Svensson

Tor Svensson

Tor Svensson is chairman of CFI.co, and an economist, lecturer, businessman and interviewer.

Recipe for Success: Blend Inspiring Partners with Hard-Working Teams and Have a Proven ‘Killer’ Product

FasterCapital is an online incubator/accelerator diverse and inclusive global company whose expert team works with partners in media, deal-flow, start-up co-support in portfolios, and co-investments. It is connected with 180 ecosystem players including SeedStars, Oasis500, Softweb, Techcode. How has your

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Interview with Firas Sleiman – Partner and Technology, Digital & Cyber Leader at PwC in Qatar: Digital Leadership

About Qatar and Digital What technology or digital trends should the Qatari leader watch out for and invest in for the next decade? In the next few years, the focus of public and private sector CxOs and digital leaders will

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Economic Forecast for US and the Developed World: Debt Anchor to Keep Interest Rates, Growth and Inflation Low

Debt — both public and commercial — is exploding in the US, and internationally. Interest rates are being kept low by the central banks. The governments in the US and southern Europe cannot afford a rise in the rates on

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Interview with Grete Faremo, Executive Director of UNOPS: Inclusive Infrastructure Development

In pre-pandemic Oct 2019 (about 20 months ago) you wrote an article for CFI.co magazine that highlighted the importance of infrastructure for communities, sustainable development and across the SDGs. If so, how have the world and your conclusions changed? While

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Q&A with Michael Glinski, CEO of Porsche Schweiz: Alternative Fuels, an Unbroken Legacy, and a Sports Car’s Place in the Modern World

Porsche: it’s always been a ‘dream’ car. But what does the future hold for the famous marque in the years ahead? CFI.co finds out in discussion with Porsche Schweiz chief executive Michael Glinski. How has your background helped you as

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Retail to the Rescue, but… ‘Zombie’ Stores Still Face a Battle to Service Debt

Retail has undergone some major transformations triggered by the pandemic. With unemployment and disease surging in the US it is a paradox that the stock market is on a high. Another paradox is that private consumption is strong, with 2021

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Exclusive Interview with IBM: Leading in a Hybrid World

How do you define a hybrid cloud platform and how is it driving client’s digital transformation? Hybrid cloud is IT infrastructure that connects at least one public cloud and at least one private cloud, and provides orchestration, management and application

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Sparkling Dubai: Tourism and Business Hub — and the Perfect Events Venue

CFI.co’s Chairman Tor Svensson puts questions to Dawood Al Shezawi, AIM organiser and CEO of Strategic, one of the world’s leading exhibition, conference and event organisers. The Strategic group operates across sectors to facilitate a healthy ecosystem for investment promotion,

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Wealth on the Move: HNWIs Continually Searching for their Own Little Piece of Paradise

There is continuous movement of wealth around the world. And the wealthy migrate both away from — and towards. Last year, high net worth individuals (a HNWI has personal net assets exceeding $1 million) in the emerging and frontier economies

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Q&A with IBM’s Bashar Kilani: Need for New Skills Emerging as We Re-Imagine and Transition to the New Normal

Bashar Kilani oversees IBM business in the Gulf countries and the Levant, working with clients and partners across industries. In this Q and A, CFI.co asks Kilani about the effects of coronavirus on business in the region, and more. Tell

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