Indomitable Digitization: 5 Simple Marks on Advantages of the Digital Economy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Figures show that the digital economy is becoming a large part of the global economy worldwide. In many Sub-Saharan African countries, some aspects of the digital economy have already had a huge impact on the daily life of the population. This is particularly similar for mobile payment. In a country like Kenya, mobile payment represent 10% of its annual GDP.…

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Crowd-Funding May Not Be the Best Way to Finance Your Business

It began with the passage on April 5, 2012, of the JOBS Act, officially known as the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act. No, not the concept of crowd-funding. That's been around for several years, thanks largely to Kickstarter. I'm talking about the federal government's involvement in crowdfunding. Without the hyphen, incidentally, is the other popular way to spell the process…

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Do not Mistake Crowdfunding As a New Way to Run a Socialist Economy

As a think tank coordinator, myself and our group come up with endless potential business start-up ideas, technologies, service company entrepreneurial exploits and new business models. In the last few years, I've noted increasing numbers of entrepreneurs favoring crowdfunding as a better source for start-up capital. Many of these entrepreneurs are fresh out of college with visions of saving the…

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Business Modernization: Innovative and Creative Organizational Restructuring

Modernization is an effective approach to making existing mainframe and distributed systems more responsive to business needs. To meet the demand for business innovation and agility, organizations are looking to improve the structure, flexibility and re usability of their business. An article written in the Harvard Business Review entitled, "Managing Professional Intellect: Making the Most of the Best," provided reassurance…

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Aristotle Onassis, One of the World's Richest Men How He Recreated Himself Makes a Great Study

Aristotle Onassis was one of the most successful, publicized and examined people in the world during the middle of the 20th century. Today, years after his death, he is basically remembered as an ultra-rich shipping magnate, touring the world on his magnificent yacht and for his romance with the diva soprano Maria Callas and marriage to Jacqueline Kennedy. Before he…

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