3 Key Notes Before Entering a New Market

3 Key Notes Before Entering a New Market It’s the team from 2iB Partners again back with more exciting content! This time we have a sneak peek of a previous masterclass we held in conjunction with TMA Group (US) and we’d like the opportunity to share this with you to thank you for your continuous support. LEARN MORE

IT Disintermediation and Internal Controls: Why the CFO Cares

We’re familiar with Internet-related disintermediation in the retail industry and possibly in supply chain management, but what about disintermediation in cloud IT applications as it relates to a company’s internal controls? Source: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/disintermediation-internal-controls-why-cfo-cares-alan  

A New Vision for Corporate IT: As Revealed by the “Ghosts of Corporate IT”

On the eve of year-end, the “Ghost of Corporate IT Present” talks with the C suite. First, she asks the CEO, “What keeps you up at night?” The CEO thinks, then replies, “Getting hacked and not knowing how much IT will cost next year.” Source: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/new-vision-corporate-revealed-ghosts-alan/  

5 things we learned from one of the world’s biggest surveys of young people

Young people feel that they’re not being listened to by global decision makers. But with over half of the world’s population under the age of 30, it won’t be long before they will be making their voices heard. Source: https://medium.com/world-economic-forum/5-things-we-learned-from-one-of-the-worlds-biggest-surveys-of-young-people-fd3666b84e00  

Use This Analysis to Attract Your ‘Ideal Customers’

How would you describe your “ideal customers” — people who are willing and able to buy what your business sells at the prices and frequency you want to sell it? Source: https://thebusinessofmedia.com/use-this-analysis-to-attract-your-ideal-customers-491e1828ea64  

The time I ran my start-up out of cash and what I learnt: Adir Shiffman

Our company had revenue in the double-digit millions and just under 100 staff. We operated in a highly cyclical industry so always knew that an economic downturn would hurt. Source: www.businessinsider.com/meaning-behind-zip-code-what-each-number-means-postal-service-mail-wwii-2017-8

Why ZIP codes have 5 numbers — and what they each mean

It turns out that the five or so digits point to some pretty specific information about you and where you live in the US. Source: www.businessinsider.com/meaning-behind-zip-code-what-each-number-means-postal-service-mail-wwii-2017-8

What’s driving early-stage investment in India

2015’s funding frenzy may have been followed by a funding freeze in 2016, but investments look like they’re back on track. This year, startups have raised $11.2 billion, with investors picking India-specific companies in sectors like healthcare, finance, logistics, education and retail. Dig deeper, though, and the numbers tell a different story. Source: ysdecodes.com/2017/08/india-early-stage-venture-capital-funding-trend/