Over the past few years, the Gambling Commission (UKGC) has taken a much firmer stance on online gambling in the UK.
by Ronnie D’Arienzo, Chief Revenue Officer at PPRO — Credit and debit card payments account for the vast majority of the UK’s online purchases, particularly with the introduction of contactless.
If you were asked today to name one sector that has evolved so fast in the past few decades, you’d not be mistaken to mention the financial space.
On the surface, the world economy is recovering. In the US, unemployment is decreasing, new jobs are always opening, and stock markets are climbing.
Alarmed by Netflix’s staggering success, Disney has recently announced that it was going to shift to digital streaming, too.
Europe’s venture capital investment reached €20 billion for the first time ever, according to PitchBook’s 4Q 2018 European Venture Report.
There is no question that cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have been a hugely disruptive force in a number of spheres. From the financial markets to the world of online entertainment, there are few areas in which their influence has not been felt in the past few years.
The online retail community is growing at an unheard-of pace. While this sector was generally reserved for large firms such as eBay and Amazon in the past, individuals are now able to leverage the very same benefits associated with such a profitable sector.
By the end of 2018, the venture industry deployed $130.9 billion in US-based startups, according to the PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor*.
We all reminisce about those days when one of the peaks of happiness we could reach was in knowing that we were going to take a trip to the local Toys R Us branch with our parents. It was a place where we could find a plethora of toys that fit almost any kid’s preferences. […]
ETL, a common abbreviation of extract, transform, load is a process commonly used for data integration and data warehousing.
In 2018, fintech companies have raised massive funding rounds at very high valuations. These announcements have often let experts and analysts predict an Initial Public Offering as the natural “next step” for some of them.
Without any doubt, SoftBank’s elephantoid $100bn Vision Fund – led by Masayoshi Son and Rajeev Misra – is putting the entire venture capital industry under pressure. And the growth stage is becoming the battlefield.
Financial trends change and morph over time. For startups receiving funding from venture capitalist and angel investors, it’s good to keep an eye on these developments to see either if there’s a new opportunity or a change in customer sentiment.
In a recent post, the experts from Boston, MA-based growth venture capital firm OpenView made their SaaS trend predictions for 2019 across sales, HR, marketing, corporate development, etc.