Author Archive: Emma Rosser
The machine revolution has begun, artificial intelligence is here. The latest advancements in machine learning look to transform whole industries, redefining the workforce and in many instances replacing human interactions. Seemingly human chatbots, designed to make people happier in China elicit responses of love and friendship. Mark Zuckerberg wants one in his home, a personal AI butler likened to Marvel’s Jarvis; a being that would not only control home lighting and ambiance, it would also answer the door and recognize Mark’s friends.
Coming up with a new idea, and launching your startup is one thing, three entrepreneurs do this every second. This amounts to a huge 100 million new startups launching every year. Actually taking the action steps to transform an idea into a sustainable business and scaling is a very different story. Almost all of these new businesses will stagnate and fail. It’s less sexy, but setting up stable foundations for building a new enterprise means the difference between next-level success, and fizzing out.
6 Entrepreneurs share their predictions for this year’s evolution of online industries, which will be key for small businesses across the globe in 2016. Increased wireless connections will force both individuals and businesses to readdress the costs and issues of online security. This will also drive mobile usage and the growth of industries such as e-commerce and fintech, with a focus on streamlining and online task management integration tools supporting business use.