One of the technologies that has revolutionized the way we live is the Internet. Ever since it became accessible to the public in 1993, it has been evolving to meet the needs of its growing user base. As of this year, the average person spends 59 hours a week (or more than one-third of their life) on the Internet.
It is no surprise that entrepreneurs throughout the world are pivoting their businesses to manage the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite these challenges, entrepreneurs are inherently equipped with the grit and determination necessary to handle the current situation.
For those of you who are entrepreneurs, hustlers or just want to know what it’s like to be an entrepreneur—these five web series will give you a pretty good idea. They will allow you, as an entrepreneur, to take a step back and look at your business from a new perspective.
When social media was first introduced to us, many were using it to create and share content. Now, social media platforms offer more than just that—they have topped the list of entertainment, marketing and networking tools. More and more businesses are utilizing social media to promote their products.
Indian ride-hailing service Ola started small in 2010, but by 2020, it had expanded into international markets, like the UK, Australia and New Zealand. Currently, Ola has around 75,000 drivers registered in Australia and another 25,000 in the UK. Hospitality unicorn Oyo is another successful startup story. It has registered continuous growth since 2013 and now operates in more than 80 countries worldwide.
It is a universally accepted fact that we all have been struggling with working from home. Be it a struggle to balance work and personal life or just feeling lonely because of a lack of physical interaction, it has been a tough two years for a lot of us! All of this begs the question: Is the metaverse (or something similar to it) the answer to our need for a physical office?
While the metaverse might have only recently entered the limelight, the concept has existed for a long time. The term “metaverse” was in fact coined by Neal Stephenson in his 1992 science fiction novel, Snow Crash. He used the term to describe a virtual reality-based world that would take the place of the internet.
The COVID-19 pandemic brought with it a technological boom. As more businesses went digital, apps and websites became more and more relevant to sustain effective business functioning. While the need for apps and websites is increasing, the number of developers to keep them up and running has decreased.
3D printing has already made its way into major industries worldwide, but did you know it is also transforming the food industry? You’ve probably heard of plant-based meat, like the Impossible burger, but 3D-printed meat may sound like something from a sci-fi movie or an early April Fools’ Day joke, but it’s neither. The concept has become a reality, with multiple startups scaling the production of 3D-printed meat products
A financial or economic bubble occurs when the cost of a particular asset rises above its fundamental value. This “fundamental value” of an asset is not a specific figure but rather a spectrum of values. So, when people wrongly estimate that the value would skyrocket, they keep on buying that asset.
As we continue to see more and more advancements in technology, it has become much easier for people to age without suddenly losing their independence. As of 2019, the global average life expectancy has become over 70 years, nearly doubling from what it was in the 1900s. With rising life expectancy, it has become integral to focus on how to better the lives of the elderly population.
You would have to be living under a rock to not have heard the term “metaverse” in the past few months. A metaverse is essentially a world created by putting together augmented reality and virtual reality. It is meant to be the successor to the internet.
Women often struggle to make their way into the working world. Whether they are held back by family responsibilities or other kinds of barriers, rising to the top of the corporate ladder is a feat only a few women are able to accomplish. As of 2020, there are only 13 women CEOs in the Fortune 500 companies.
On November 9, 2021, the global crypto market hit the US$3 trillion mark, which is more than the gross domestic product (GDP) of countries like India, the United Kingdom, France and Italy. With crypto becoming more and more widespread, individuals and companies alike have been seeking to benefit from the crypto mining (the process of adding new crypto tokens to circulation) business.