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Oman develops technology fund to invest in global entrepreneurs

An interview with Yousuf Al Harthy, CEO of the Oman Technology Fund, and Hanan Askalan, a member of the Board of Directors about what the fund is, why it was started and how it operates.

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EU plans special tax on digital services revenue

The European Union plans to make cross-border digital service providers pay tax in the countries where they do business, a move that will affect not just Google and Facebook but European companies too.

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Intrapreneurs talk about their experience of corporate startup life

Waffle and WhoZoo founders Andrew Homeyer and Simon Cockayne talk about building a business inside CA’s corporate incubator.

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How VR can improve anti-harassment training

Startup Vantage Point uses VR to improve anti-harassment training, allowing participants to experience a situation in which they're a bystander and practice responses.

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Top 26 entrepreneur podcasts to listen to in 2018

All entrepreneurs, both established and aspiring, should check out this list of spirited newcomers and perennial favorites.

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5 infamous startup failures in 2017: pick your lessons

In reality, startups rise and startups fail. Like other business ventures, there are many factors to consider in starting a company and making it thrive.

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Snowflake, now a unicorn, eyes global growth for cloud data warehouse

Fueled by a capital injection of $263 million making it the first cloud-native data warehouse startup to achieve "unicorn" status, Snowflake is set this year to expand its global footprint, offer cross-regional, data-sharing...

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Businesses of all sizes have a lot to learn from the startup world

Taking a page out of the book of these new disruptors will open the door to new opportunities to collaborate, to merge conventional wisdom with disruptive thinking and to create business models of the future.

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New technologies take aim at IT’s diversity problem

From the job description to the workplace, female entrepreneurs are designing new tools to mitigate bias in hiring, company culture and decision making.

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10 hot startups targeting today’s key IT initiatives

Startups remain a key resource for CIO’s seeking an innovative edge in the digital era. CIO.com profiles 10 notable startups tackling key IT concerns, from artificial intelligence to data analytics to cybersecurity.

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What banks can learn from fintech startups

To weather the fintech market’s overgrowth, traditional banks can ramp up digital investments and operate more like nimble startups by turning existing capabilities into reusable assets designed for broad consumption.

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Technology-led innovation in digital health: The law of inverse relationships

Digital health solutions, especially those built on emerging technologies, face a conundrum of high investments and low returns in the near term. Crossing the chasm requires an understanding of key market factors.

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Step aside venture capital: Corporates are stepping up to the plate

For a few years now there’s been a tremendous amount of VC investment available for scaling tech businesses. But things are changing. Corporates are now getting in on the act, building relationships with early-stage ventures and...

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Uber CEO resigns, leaving company in search of a new strategy

Uber is now a driverless vehicle, after CEO Travis Kalanick stepped down Tuesday.

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Why you need to stop comparing Snap to Facebook

Snap’s short life as a public company took a turn for the worse this week. While dramatic slides in value aren’t unprecedented for new publicly traded social firms, Snap does have some perception problems to address.

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Coca Cola’s investments in startups is the real thing for innovation

The biggest soft drink company in the world is investing in a wide range of startups because it’s a good move for business.

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What's the key to surviving as a cybersecurity startup?

It’s always a gamble to establish a startup, but if you were to choose any sector where you’d fancy your chances of success, it would surely be cyber-security.

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2017: How innovation management is bridging the startup-enterprise divide

Enterprises and startups need each other because enterprises are complicated and riddled with problems that need solutions, while startups develop solutions to solve those very issues. But that equation has been complicated by...

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