#ArtificialIntellegence


Every few years we come across a technology that has begun to graduate from a buzz-word by solving real-world problems. Earlier this year we ranked trends in Artificial Intelligence (AI) among the “Top 25 Digital Startup ideas and technologies for 2017.”  The potential for artificial intelligence has been imagined by […]

Advances in AI continue to polarize techies and business ...


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A few weeks ago, we featured Nana.io ‘s story as our ‘Startup of the Week.’ Here is a guest post on the Gig-Economy from its CEO and founder David Zamir. The gig economy is often touted as providing opportunity, but with gig workers employed as contractors without benefits or job […]

Startup advice – From Appliance Repair to $5 Million App: ...


Earlier this year we ranked trends in Artificial Intelligence (AI) among the “Top 25 Digital Startup ideas and technologies for 2017.” Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been in Research and Development (R&D) for nearly three decades and computer science researchers are beginning to visualize use cases across industry verticals. The potential […]

Banks eager for Artificial Intelligence, but slow to adopt



We generally feature emerging digital enterprises for the weekly ‘startup of the week’ feature. This week we review the emerging giant in peer-to-peer marketplace, OLX.. Those of us living in North America think of craigslist as being synonymous with peer-to-peer marketplace. Even craigslist has competitors in North America, including local […]

Startup of the week: OLX – the craigslist for emerging ...


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This week we feature Nana.io, $5M Startup that was inspired by mom to go live on Mother’s Day Nana is disrupting appliance repair and domestic cleaning services, but it isn’t just another chore app. The Nana difference: Its founder has worked in the very industry that he’s disrupting, taking the […]

Startup of the Week: Alameda, CA based Nana.io


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This week we feature the California based hi-tech startup StackShare. StackShare (previously Leanstack), started in May 2013 as a side project. The founders wanted a better way to find and choose things that would help them build apps. Fast forward over a year later, and they have built up a […]

Startup of the Week: San Francisco SaaS and Tech startup ...



This week we feature the South African fin-tech startup Strider. The Johannesburg fintech startup, Strider (formerly called Stock shop), aims to “build the future of fintech” by simplifying the complex world of finance and create meaningful products, services and technology. The offerings include a conversational user interface including a bot that […]

Startup of the Week: Johannesburg fintech startup Strider


Blockchain is among the top-25 startup trends identified by our researchers (link). Here is a recent announcement by Blockchain Research Firm Chain Business Insights that published an eBook: Blockchain Meets Supply Chain: Rewiring Business Operations for the Digital Age. Chain Business Insights, an independent research firm focused on the application […]

eBook: Blockchain Meets Supply Chain: Rewiring Business Operations for the ...


The promise of independent consulting is fast cars, big checks, and total flexibility to pick and choose clients, and it’s a promise hundreds of thousands of “ex” workers chase every year. Ex-executives, ex-employees, and ex-big-name-consultants are flooding the ranks of independent consultants thanks to the recession and “jobless recovery.” This […]

What Few Digital Consultants Deliver That Every Client Wants



Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning have become integral for many businesses. But, the terms are often used interchangeably. Here’s how to tell them apart. By Hope Reese With huge strides in AI—from advances in the driverless vehicle realm, to mastering games such as poker and Go, to automating […]

Understanding the differences between AI, machine learning, and deep learning