Blockchain – What is it

Blockchain – What is it and what does it mean? If you haven’t heard the terms ‘bitcoin’ or ‘cryptocurrency’, very briefly, Bitcoin is a form of cryptocurrency (as is Ethereum, Bit Cash, Ripple, and some 1,350+ other cryptos). Cryptocurrency is digital currency. Bitcoin was the original cryptocurrency and, it may surprise you, was launched way…

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Lessons learned from the taxi industry

How To Avoid Disruption Lessons Businesses Can Learn From what the Taxi Industry Got Wrong! The benefit of hindsight is always useful when pointing out the errors of others, but additionally looking at everything the Australian Taxi Industry did wrong in the face of new competition from Uber is a great way to learn valuable…

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Blockchain 2

We began our series on blockchain in December with a very brief explanation of blockchain and it’s foundations in crypto currency. In this article we will discuss the wider application of the technology in business by understanding how it can be applied to some specific use cases. As a bit of background, blockchain is a…

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Would you place a $100,000 bet

Hundreds of individuals around Australia are doing just that – betting on businesses that are sometimes little more than great ideas. As an owner running a successful business you’ve probably been presented with the opportunity to invest in the latest industry specific technology business that has a unique product or service. It’s actually an enviable…

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