In the startup world, a unicorn refers to any startup with a valuation of over US$1 billion. Companies like Airbnb and Netflix fall under the unicorn category. As of 2021, there are 650 unicorns in the world with a cumulative valuation of US$2,173 billion.
Countries and companies are consuming too much energy today. The abrupt power cuts in China are a testimony to that. The country was forced to cut power across factories and towns to meet their energy goals. Energy efficiency—using less energy to do more—does not have to be this challenging and cumbersome, not for large corporations or startups.
Women’s needs have been largely neglected for years. They get fewer job opportunities, excessive household work, subpar pay and little healthcare attention. Well, no more. The rise of FemTech startups (largely women-run) is changing the healthcare landscape for women. As per a report by CBInsights, FemTech will be worth US$50 billion by 2025. So, what is FemTech, and how can you get started?
Psychologist Carl Jung describes introverts as people whose interests are directed inwards and towards their own thoughts or feelings. They typically struggle to adjust to social settings and are perceived as being reserved. Thus, at a workplace, the introvert might come across as a quiet or unsociable person and end up unnoticed, no matter how big their contributions might be.
It’s finally happening. Flying cars—a concept we saw in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets and Back to the Future—are becoming a reality. While many people might scoff at the idea of flying cars—“What’s next? Teleportation? Pfft”—investors are all about taking the chance. So much so that they have set aside US$4.3 billion to meet the requirements.
Do you have an idea that you think can change people’s lives for the better? You can make that idea a reality by creating your very own startup. There are many others like you who want to create unique products and services.
With the massive media buzz the South Korean series “Squid Game” has been getting, you would have to live under a rock to not know about it. It is so popular that a South Korean broadband firm has sued Netflix over the surge in network traffic.
Every year, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) meets in a regular session, beginning on the third Tuesday of September at the UN headquarters in New York City. The platform brings together leaders from around the world to discuss specific issues through dedicated agenda items and adopt respective resolutions.
The global community has become increasingly concerned about climate change in 2021. The International Panel on Climate Change released a report in August 2021, saying that unless there is a large-scale reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, it will be beyond mankind’s reach to limit the rise in global temperatures to 1.5°C or even 2°C.
In 2020, over 600 corporations in the U.S. filed for bankruptcy. In India, that number touched 72. And in China, over 200,000 companies went bankrupt in the first two months of 2020. Declaring bankruptcy is becoming a common recourse for big and small companies. But what is causing companies to go bankrupt?
In 2020, over 240,000 people in the U.S. reported being victims of phishing. The second most commonly reported cybercrime was the non-delivery of products, followed by extortion. Cybercrimes are more rampant than ever. Recognizing that, 154 countries have enacted cybercrime legislation. Still, that has not deterred cybercriminals who steal information and money from vulnerable people and companies.
On September 21, social network company Twitter announced that it would pay US$809.5 million to settle a shareholder’s class-action lawsuit. (Read more about that here!) The lawsuit is based on the claim that Twitter was misleading its investors on how people used its platform and how much its user base was growing.
Berkshire Hathaway chairman and CEO Warren Buffett’s investing style has always been a patient one. In a 2012 interview with the New Yorker, he said that if you go from flower to flower, you will have to find multiple flowers to make a lot of money. Instead, he likes to invest in his selected few for the long run. Thanks to that, he has built a good idea of companies that perform well even during high inflation.
Corporate athletes work on their physical, mental, spiritual and emotional well-being to boost their overall workplace performance. To succeed in the workplace, you require the
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