London hosted the final of BBVA Open Talent 2016. Among the 20 finalists who competed in the European final, the jury chose as winners PayKey a payment via mobile startup from Israel, and Musoni, a Dutch startup with a cloud-based financial solution.
More than seven months ago, the European Commission (CE) launched its action plan to help build a true single market for capital, one of the pivotal pending issues in Europe’s path towards integration. One of the key goals of the single market is to improve access to financing for European companies and to unblock the barriers to investments between countries of the European Union (EU). What progress has been made so far since September? And especially, what other pending points should be addressed before the end of 2016?
It isn’t common to come across a 500 euro bill, but soon it will be even more difficult. The European Central Bank announced yesterday that it will stop printing these bills in 2018. Why? To help reduce possible funding sources for illegal activities.
At a time when the corporate world undergoing a radical digital transformation, fintech and e-commerce are two very interesting subjects. This was the theme chosen by Pepe Cerezo, a specialist in the strategy and development of digital business, at the Futurizz Digital Congrezz –a landmark event for digital business in Madrid.
Minderest is a platform that tracks prices of a (physical) product on e-commerce websites. It has a web application for online stores and another mobile app for physical stores.
Big Data helps companies to increase their conversion rate and strengthen customer loyalty. Data Scientist is an increasingly sought-after profession. Big Data consists of analyzing datasets generated on a daily basis to extract valuable information which allows a company to take better business decisions.