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Jenny Just: The Deck Should Be Stacked — with Tech

US entrepreneur and fintech disruptor Jenny Just believes that girls should be taught to play poker. It’s a game that demonstrates strategy and risk-taking — two elements vital for business success. Growing up as a middle child surrounded by four

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Women’s Brain Project – Shattering the Status Quo: Investing in Women in STEM

Representation matters. The now classic TV show The X-Files starring David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson inspired more women to pursue careers in a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) field. So much so, that this was referred to as “the

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CBRE: Tech Adoption Accelerating Across Real Estate Industry

The expanding deployment of technology, from connectivity and hardware upgrades to machine learning and AI, means that almost every feature of the property industry can evolve quicker than ever. Real estate had been slower to integrate new tech than other

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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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Invasion of the Robots! Beware, Beware! Just Because We Can Doesn’t Mean That We Should…

AI, facial-recognition, machine learning… where should humans draw the line when it comes to automated ‘job theft’? Yogesh Patel gives it some thought. Hammers, spanners, screwdrivers, scissors: tools of all shapes, sizes and functions have acted as catalysts for human

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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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IBM on Banks’ Reinvention Imperative: Don’t Leave Money On the Table!

The ability to change and digitally adapt has been a defining feature of business during the pan-demic. According to IBM, the Institute for Business Value (IBV), almost 60% of business lead-ers said they had already begun dramatically accelerating their companies’

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Book Review: Numerology, Mystery, Romance… and the Development of an App

7 Unicorn Drive: From Start-up To A Billion Dollar Sale In 7 Years by Dani Polajnar This book is a sorta-kinda business guide, but it has fictional elements and a jot of mysticism thrown-in. That may not sound like an

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Banking CEOs Tell IBM What is Essential In A Post-Pandemic Reality

“Uncertainty is the new normal” as reminded by Kristalina Georgieva, chairperson of the IMF, during her CNN interview in late 2019. The pandemic outbreak has been the most unfortunate realisation of this awareness. Growing uncertainty has been affecting people’s health

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Jamie Smith: Champion of Tech that Keeps Crypto Functioning was Once in the Doubters’ Camp Herself

Jamie Smith has great enthusiasm for blockchain, the secure distributed database technology that underlies cryptocurrency major players such as Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ethereum. The former White House deputy press secretary has held senior communications positions in organisations such as the

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