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Coworking Industry Steadily Growing
According to the latest coworking report by Cushman & Wakefield, the potential for growth in the coworking industry is evident. Pexels / Pixabay Coworking spaces currently account for only 1% of total office inventory across 87 markets, but they are predicted to represent between 5% and 10% of inventory in the coming years. [REITs] Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops
Emerging Markets: Don’t Be Spooked by Bleak Headlines
Signs of a recovery in emerging markets early this year have given way to worries about China’s economic slowdown and sluggish growth in Europe and Japan. But beyond the negative headlines we think many risks that weighed on the market last year have faded and the earnings outlook is relatively strong. Will the 2019 Rebound Continue? Last year was not
Artificial Intelligence In Healthcare – What Would That Look Like?
AI, Healthtech
There’s no doubt that artificial intelligence, or AI, is making its mark on several industries. Although the public is fascinated by AI’s numerous possibilities in entertaining and gaming, more urgent AI applications can be found in the health care industry. What follows is an overview of several ways AI can be applied to health care, emphasizing its role in predicting
Quarterly Review of Asia's Markets
China and Asia are once again at the forefront of many investors' minds. Investors have taken notice of a potential resolution to the trade dispute with the U.S., the pause in Federal Reserve tightening and the curtailing of the U.S. dollar's rally, along with headlines suggesting China is looking to stimulate growth. In meetings with clients across Europe, Latin America
Livingston Joins TradeLens Blockchain Shipping Platform
Blockchain
Livingston International has joined TradeLens, the blockchain shipping initiative developed by Maersk and IBM. The Canadian customs broker and Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA) member will take part in a pilot program involving the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA). Livingston will be responsible for inputting and accessing shipment information, and streamlining procedures. "We are excited to work with Maersk, IBM,
China Green-Lights 197 Blockchain Companies, Including Giants Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent
The Chinese Cyberspace Administration has officially unveiled its first group of registered blockchain service providers, the Cointelegraph reports. The list comprises of 197 companies, from startups like supply chain management firm VeChain and parcel delivery service ParcelX, to collossal initiatives such as Baidu Blockchain Engine and Alibaba Cloud Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS). Tencent’s BaaS (TBaaS) platform also made the list, and so
Vestwell, A Retirement-Focused Fintech Company, Raises $30M Series B
FinTech
Vestwell Holdings, a fintech company competing in retirement and payroll solutions, announced Tuesday it raised $30 million in Series B funding to support investments in technology and client services. What Happened Goldman Sachs GS led the round with additional input from the likes of Point 72, BNY Mellon, Nationwide, Allianz Life Ventures and Franklin Templeton. Primary Venture Partners and other
China's Factories Power On for the First Time in Four Months
A resolution to the China-U.S. trade dispute is still in the works, but China’s manufacturing sector just returned to growth for the first time in four months, a sign that its government’s economic stimulus appears to be working. Both the private Caixin and official Chinese government purchasing managers’ indices (PMI) beat consensus by rising sharply above 50.0 in March, indicating
Crypto Market Surge Takes Experts By Surprise: What It Means
Following the crypto market surge to multi-month highs over the past 48 hours, a number of crypto executives have provided their insights on what could be behind the rally and the implications on the market. vjkombajn / Pixabay Coinmarketcap also showed more than $ 78 billion had been traded in the cryptocurrency space over the last 24 hours, with Bitcoin
Video: Nexyst Co-Founder Dimitri Sogoloff at Hong Kong Blockchain Week
Hong Kong’s largest blockchain event – Hong Kong Blockchain Week – played host to a multitude of noteworthy speakers, including Nexyst co-founder Dimitri Sogoloff. Sogoloff, a former fund manager, shared his thoughts on the current digital asset market and showed the crowd the crowd the ins and outs of making a nuanced investment, from due diligence all the way to