Disrupting Environmental Destruction

TechStars

The World In 2050. What will the world look like in 2050? We need a technology revolution to help us get on that path to a sustainable 2050,” says August Ritter, Program Director for The Sustainability Accelerator , a partnership between Techstars and The Nature Conservancy. “We We need the best minds of this generation working to transform the world by 2050 into a place where both people and nature can thrive.”. Source: Ben Duke.

Facebook’s cryptocurrency ratchets up pressure on banks, but has big risks

IT World

The greatest growth between now and 2050 is expected to take place in 2020, when Facebook plans to launch its Libra coin and Calibra digital wallet ; that year alone will see a 128% annual increase in business value. Facebook's plans to launch its own cryptocurrency and digital wallet should be a clarion call to commercial banks: if you don't begin to explore blockchain technology, tech companies could eat your lunch. Further reading: Blockchain: The complete guide ].

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

How Businesses Can Thrive In the Wake of Cashless Cities and Subscription Sites

Rebilly | Insights Into Subscription Billing

The UN projects 68% of the global population will be city dwellers by 2050, up from only 30% in 1950. The world is going urban, and that’s not changing anytime soon. Populations are rapidly concentrating and smartphones adoption are commonplace. That’s leading to expansive smart city initiatives globally, involving everything from public WiFi to autonomous shuttles to cashless economies. Cashless transactions are now ubiquitous and, especially in urban areas, are the new norm.

SaaS in Africa: 10 Things We Learned From Scaling to 1M Users (Video + Transcript)

SaaStr

Between now and 2050, half of the world’s population growth will occur in Africa. Between now and 2050, another 2.4 Join Anish Shivdasani, CEO of Giraffe, as he provides unique African experiences learned from scaling to 1M users. Want to see more content like this? Join us at SaaStr Annual 2020. Anish Shivdasani, CEO @ Giraffe. FULL TRANSCRIPT BELOW. How’s it guys? You guys good? How’s everyone feeling? Yeah, great. Awesome, man. It’s great to be here.

Starting the Zero-Waste Knowledge Revolution with GrowthTalk

The Marketing & Growth Hacking Publication

To keep up with the world of 2050, you will need to do more than merely invent new ideas and products, but above all, reinvent yourself again and again.?—? Paving the way to personal branding and authentic content through one-on-one curated knowledge.

The SaaS Trust Crisis with Godard Abel (Video + Transcript)

SaaStr

And you can see by 2050, this industry will be 10 times bigger. It’s 2020 and SaaS buyers are more skeptical and suspicious, more disbelieving, more unconvinced than they were in 2019. Or 2018. Or 2017. The situation is getting worse. The SaaS Trust Crisis is making it harder to market and sell software and services than ever before. Godard Abel | Co-Founder and CEO @ G2. FULL TRANSCRIPT BELOW. Thanks to Jason Lemkin and the SaaStr Team for putting on this event in a very tough time.

SaaS 155

What the evolution of cities can teach us about building platforms

Inside Intercom

Well over half of the world’s populations currently live in cities and this percentage is expected to rise to over 66% by 2050. These days it seems like everyone wants their service to become the next big platform – every budding entrepreneur begins their pitch by stating their aspiration to become the next Uber, Airbnb or Facebook of their field. But what do we know about building technological platforms?