Online Business Model

How is European Tech? We reviewed a new Study

November 21, 2019

We recently reviewed for our readers the “The State of European Tech, The most comprehensive data-driven analysis of European technology” by stateofeuropeantech.com. The looked at the data and also interviewed over 12,000 founders across Europe. According to the study, 3 Countries (United Kingdom, Germany and France) surpassed $10B cumulative capital invested since 2015 and we […]

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Marketing Imperatives for Service Firms. 3 basics when setting up the Marketing department

July 26, 2019

‘So, you are a marketing exec, then you must be like one of my colleagues constantly asking for expense budgets?’, Marianne asked me and smiled. She was actually not joking about it. Surely it was not the first time I’ve hear people constantly viewing marketing as an expense. ‘You are actually only partially right’, I […]

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VIDEO: 7 Tips to start an Online Business from a tech founder in Silicon Valley

June 17, 2019

Video – Online Business Ideas from Silicon Valley entrepreneurs. We are launching a new video in the #DiBriefs series with Marina Dmitrievna Mogilko, the Silicon Valley Girl. Marina is a Russian YouTuber, entrepreneur, co-founder and CCO of LinguaTrip.

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Best digital business books for entrepreneurs. Deals Available Now

April 5, 2019

“Gambleneur – When Marketing Investment is Inefficient and Ineffective“ reveals the premises that defines a Gambleneur and imperative marketing activities that are the foundation for a performant marketing department. Furthermore, it reviews the most important concepts and theories regarding competitive strategy as a foundation for business growth, debates to what extent these concepts and theories […]

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Digital business transformation. The only thing that will break the accumulative advantage rule is better technology

Digital business transformation. The only thing that will break the accumulative advantage rule is better technology

March 24, 2019

  Recently, a digital business news-story caught my attention and made me rethink what I thought to be the rule, that the bigger you are and the greater distance you put between you and your competition, the harder your competition will be to narrow that gap and be a genuine contender. It is the Pareto […]

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The image we project no longer depends solely on messages from the Marketing. Corporate identity in the digital era.

The image we project no longer depends solely on messages from the Marketing. Corporate identity in the digital era.

March 22, 2019

A communication professional knows well that a brand is nothing but a visual association with the name and symbol that people make in their minds, a promise. I do not think we need to list the thousands of advantages of using a visual identity. I believe each of us has at least one argument in […]

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13 European companies acquired by U.S. tech giants in 2018

December 24, 2018

  13 European companies acquired by U.S. tech giants in 2018. Here are just 13 reasons why the dominance of US tech companies will still remain unbeatable for the next decade. China might actually be the only one real contender to US in the field of technology and digital businesses for the main reason chinese […]

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UiPath at a valuation of $3 billion after raising $225 million

September 18, 2018

UiPath, the leading Enterprise Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software company, has closed its series C funding raising $225 million at a valuation of $3 billion. The round was co-led by existing investor CapitalG and new investor Sequoia Capital. Accel, which led both UiPath Series A and B rounds also participated in this round. UiPath is […]

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What is so special about Branch? a lending startup that just secured $70 million to lend $2 at a time

September 14, 2018

  Branch, a lending startup just secured $70 million to lend $2 at a time and last year received an equity investment of Sh309 million from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to fuel its expansion. IFC, the World Bank’s private financing arm. What is so special about Branch? Branch’s value propositions sounds like this ‘We […]

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UK fintech secured $60 million in capital – Mobile banking skyrocketing in Europe

September 7, 2018

PRESS RELEASE We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve secured $60 million in capital, which will allow us to continue to develop the next generation of our mobile banking service and make it accessible to many more people around the world. This backing comes from some world-class investors, who share our belief that banking services are […]

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Artificial intelligence connected to million websites providing cross-channel performance advertising

September 7, 2018

Frank.ai is an intelligent, powerful and easy to use cross-channel performance advertising platform. Frank’s brain is connected to Facebook, Google and two million other websites. Frank is an automated advertising specialist with connections to all the major online ad channels, including Facebook, Google, etc. that takes care of the setup, optimization and reporting for your ad campaign. […]

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How can RPA help your business? The robots are capable of emulating many human user actions

August 14, 2018

  Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is the classic business process made automatic by using the technology that allows anyone today to configure computer software, or a “robot” to ”emulate and integrate the actions of a human interacting within digital systems to execute a business process. RPA’s ability to rapidly drive the automation of business processes without disrupting […]

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Digital Business Models, 6 recommendations to scale-up digital business

January 20, 2018

Press Release Nextcontinent is proud to announce the official release of its study about disruption of the business models, in the digital age. For the first time, this study brings face to face 16 large European corporations (among them: Volkswagen-Audi, Mediamarkt, Deutsche Bank, EDF, Sanoma, Chiesi,…), and 20 students from several major European schools : […]

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