Blast from the past Pokémon Go has swept smartphone users off their couches, across streets, hunting for virtual creatures night and day. At first glance it seems illogical. But the success of Pokémon Go is a great illustrator of what technology can do to help people stay fit and get healthy – across all ages.
Carey Business School assistant professor Jum Liew has admitted to being enamoured by the fact that social media data could highlight market behaviour – and has unveiled that a day’s worth of tweets can impact the performance of stock.
Neil Woodford may be best known for running Invesco Perpetual, but he’s now shaking up the finance landscape with Woodford Investment Management. March saw him commit a significant amount of capital to emerging businesses only, and now he’s made headlines for axing bonuses at his firm.
Offering a prize that will stay in the memories of winners for years to come, Uber and Absolut joined forces over the weekend to take a handful of surprised customers (and plus ones) to Ibiza for an A-list experience with next to no time to prepare.
We recently received an infographic that made us laugh and cringe. The topic, you ask? What David Brent’s CV looked like. This begs the question: would you actually have hired him if he were real?
Social enterprises are businesses that exist to tackle social problems and protect the environment. And while many may suggest embracing the dualism required to both do good and make money isn’t easy, the number of small social enterprises in the UK suggest otherwise.
Startups face a number of growing pains while finding their footing – from marketing, to working with investors, to the other various things they may overlook when first setting up their businesses. And it’s that marketing function that’s key for achieving scale.
Former Top Gear hosting trio Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are at the helm of DriveTribe, a new digital media platform for motorists and adventure seekers, and the business has raised a $5.5m Series A ahead of official launch in November 2016.
It’s often suggested that the most financially-motivated enterprises are not traditional business at all. Charities, for example, live and die by fundraising. Also on the list, without a doubt, are universities.