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Top 5 Fintech Predictions For 2016

                        BI Intelligence Technology is upending established workflows and processes in the financial services industry. Tasks once handled with paper money, bulky computers, and human interaction now are being completed entirely via digital interfaces. Given how pervasive financial services are across the globe, the[…]

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Google to Reorganize Into New Company Called ‘Alphabet’

RAY HENNESSEY ENTREPRENEUR.COM AUGUST 10, 2015 Say goodbye to Google. Say hello to Alphabet. Google Inc. says it is creating a new operating structure under a newly formed umbrella company it is calling Alphabet Inc. Co-founder and current CEO Larry Page will lead the new company, while Sergey Brin, the other co-founder, will serve as[…]

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M4JAM acquires digital research company Pondering Panda to fuel African expansion

By Jacques Coetzee: Staff Reporter on 11 August, 2015 South African micro-jobbing startup M4JAM (Money for Jam) had a good first year. The Stellenbosch-based company has lured high-profile talents such as Brett StClair from Google South Africa into its den, quickly followed up by investment from media giants Naspers and Tencent through WeChat Africa. This[…]

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With $1 Billion Invested And $100 Entry Points, Real Estate Crowdfunding Grows Up

Vanessa Grout – Forbes Contributor March 24, 2015 In September, I wrote an article about the latest crowdfunding trend: real estate. At the time, the Hard Rock Hotel in Palm Springs was receiving attention for crowdfunding a 15% equity stake for $1.5 million. While this was great press for the hotel, it also advanced the[…]

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M4JAM to go big with WeChat investment

2015-02-19 12:22 – Duncan Alfreds, Fin24 Cape Town – Micro-jobbing service M4JAM (Money for Jam) has announced an ambitious expansion programme with a significant investment. WeChat Africa, a Naspers and Tencent joint venture, has invested into the social jobbing platform as M4JAM plans ambitious expansion programmes. “Its disruptive business model has turned ‘business as usual’[…]