International growth, primarily in China, fuels the VC market today

The venture capital business model has gone global. VC is still an exclusive club of financiers, but now with worldwide scope and scale. According to Crunchbase projections Crunchbase News reported in Q3 2018, worldwide VC deal and dollar volume each set new all-time records. In the U.S. and Canada, deal volume …

Majority of staff check emails on holiday, even if bosses don’t care if they keep in touch

The majority of UK employees check their work emails while on holiday despite the fact that their employers do not want or expect them to keep in touch, new YouGov research has revealed. It seems the majority (60 percent) of those who use email for work check their inboxes while …

Student gives professor an awkward nickname, accidentally submits paper without changing it

We’ve all had embarrassing written word-related misfortune in our lives, whether it be accidentally sending the wrong text off to the wrong person or hitting send on an email before we finished editing.  But this college student just took text related awkwardness to the next level.  SEE ALSO: Tinder launches …

3 Benefits to Employing a Bitcoin Robot

Trading in cryptocurrency is quickly gaining massive popularity worldwide. People are turning to this lucrative business with the hopes of earning substantial revenues on their investment. Successful people have shared their secrets and tips for investing in cryptocurrency and have inspired others to follow in their footsteps. Currently, there exists …

Medical Tourism: How Is This New Type of Business Arranged?

Medical tourism is a relatively young business concept. It is similar to conventional tourism, but instead of travel, it is for an intended purpose of organized treatment. There is a difference between medical intermediaries and certified international offices of medical tourism. This difference is difficult for some people to understand. …

The link between digital IQ and workplace culture

One of the most talked about solutions to the UK’s seemingly intractable productivity deficit is the application of new technology. And as we begin to address the first challenges and opportunities presented by the Fourth Industrial Revolution, it grows more apparent each day that this is not merely a macro-economic …

Don’t stand so close to me: why personal space matters in the workplace

As successive BCO Specification Guides and the research of organisations like CoreNet Global have proved, the spatial dynamics of offices have changed dramatically in recent years. Put simply, the modern office serves significantly more people per square foot than ever before. Originally this tightening was largely down to the growing …

Top 8 Portfolio WordPress Themes for Creatives in 2019

This sponsored article was created by our content partner, BAW Media. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. Creating a decent portfolio requires covering a lot of bases. Showcasing your work may actually be the easiest part; while ensuring that the text accompanying each piece gives the …

London office demand bolstered by tech media, financial and serviced sectors

Serviced offices dominated office take-up in London’s West End in August, mainly due to three big transactions resulting in a 44 percent market share, but the Tech and media sector continues to be the main driver for space. According to figures from Savills just shy of a third (31 percent) …

Daimler names new CEO to lead push into electric, autonomous vehicles

Daimler said Wednesday that Dieter Zetsche is stepping down as CEO and will be replaced by a long-serving executive who has most recently been leading the automaker’s research and development efforts, including its push into electric vehicles. The company has proposed that Zetsche, who was CEO of Daimler for 12 …

When assessing workplace strategy: we should always test rather than guess

Would an investor plow millions of dollars into a stock and never bother to track how the investment does? Of course not. Nor would they confuse the expected return on investment (ROI) with the actual results. We don’t guess about financial investments. We don’t base investment decisions on what some …

3 unique business models shaking up the marketplace

With so many unique business models to choose from, entrepreneurs and business owners have an opportunity to truly create something new and exciting. Selecting the right business model weighs heavily on your success — the correct one can lead to explosive growth, while the wrong one can lead to failure. When …

Episode 68 – Design, UX and Conversion Boosters with Ross Beyler

Ross Beyeler knows a thing or two about ecommerce sites that convert.  He’s built a few sites that I really love. Charley Hustle (mostly because I’m a huge Chiefs Fan and KU Jayhawks fan), Bottle Keeper,  Johnny Cupcakes, Assoline and more.     We get into several key design, UX and …

This Checking Account Pays Higher Interest Than the Best Savings Accounts

Storing a chunk of cash in your checking account generally means you’re missing out on higher interest rates offered for savings accounts. But that personal finance tenet doesn’t hold true 100% of the time. As part of MONEY’s annual Best Banks ranking, our team scanned account terms provided by partner …

How to increase Instagram engagement for your real estate company

When you’re a nerdy girl in real estate, you don’t just sell houses, you sell them with flair. That’s just what the two women behind Nerdy Girls have — a whole lotta flair. It’s what has helped them not only with their Instagram engagement, but also with their real estate business …

Arm launches Neoverse, its IP portfolio for internet infrastructure hardware

Arm-based chips are ubiquitous today, but the company isn’t resting on its laurels. After announcing its ambitions for powering more high-end devices like laptops a few months ago, the company today discussed its roadmap for chips that are dedicated to internet infrastructure and that will power everything from high-performance servers …

How electric vehicles can store renewable energy to power entire cities

What’s the most valuable thing inside an EV? It’s not the motor. It’s the battery. Electric vehicle batteries can power entire homes for days. Those batteries could become the powerhouses of future cities. Listen to more here.  This video was sponsored by Shell Global’s Future Cities initiative. Read more… More …

Construction and property firms call on Government to set binding environmental targets

Twenty-three of the UK’s most influential built environment businesses have signed an open letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer asking for the Environment Bill to provide the foundation for economic growth that is restorative and regenerative by design. In the letter, which was coordinated by UK Green Building Council …