What happens when more than 40 of the world’s most fascinating makers, innovators and thought leaders across science, tech, the arts and social enterprise converge in one iconic venue in London? Well, it certainly packs a room like no other,...Continue reading »
The power of future technologies to transform our day-to-day lives is unparalleled. One area that I am particularly fascinated with is the potential impact apps, gadgets and digital platforms could have on our mental wellbeing.
I hunted down three amazing inventions...Continue reading »
By Giselle Oliveira (@Giselle_Bza), Founder and CEO of Eyes of The Street and Ambassador of One Young World (@OneYoungWorld).
Brazil is the seventh largest economy in the world and the largest in Latin America. Yet, 30m of Brazil’s children live in poverty,...Continue reading »
>> $27M raised in the past 12 months – 50% of total raised to-date
>> 80% of Wayra businesses currently receiving third-party funding and Wayra start-ups raising, on average, $2M each month
Since its launch in 2012, Wayra UK & Wayra UnLtd start-ups...Continue reading »
We’re the lead adopters of new gadgetry, are fast becoming the top decision makers in software adoption and make up 52% of gamers.
But the broader brush figures are still grim – less than a quarter of women take on STEM...Continue reading »
Turns out us Gen Y-ers (16-34 year olds, a.k.a Millennials) will account for a whopping 75% of the workforce in less than a decade. And that’s just in the U.S.
Report after report finds that this is the most diverse and...Continue reading »
Open Future celebrated its first international showcase earlier this month at an energy-filled panel at Mobile World Congress. We saw top startupsfrom Asia, Latam and Europe, selected from Open Future’s footprint (Wayra, Amerigo, Tef Ventures and strategic partners) pitch products...Continue reading »
How many of you have anti-malware protection installed on your smartphones? I’ll bet it’s less than one in 10. I didn’t, until a year-and-a-half ago upon the prompting of a buddy who also happens to be a globally recognised cyber...Continue reading »
The concept of smart cities typically implies the deployment of intelligent infrastructures used to improve services for citizens. A number of cities have launched projects that range from optimizing transport to minimizing the impact of urban activity on the environment,...Continue reading »
By Steve Hutson (@shutsonstar), Founder, award-winning recruitment company Superstars
6 November, 2014: I recently visited Cologne, where I and 26,000 other visitors spent an incredible couple of days talking all things digital. The atmosphere was exciting and the attendees had plenty...Continue reading »