Dec 12, 2016
What is the first reaction you have during an emergency? I’m willing to bet it’s about getting in touch with somebody – loved ones, colleagues, authorities – as well as seeking information from any communication medium at your disposal.
Dec 8, 2016
The global remittance market, i.e. the value of payments being sent across international borders, is currently worth nearly $600BN. However the options available for international money transfers currently range from painful to impossible, especially if you’re after a cheap, instantaneous, uncomplicated, and secure transfer experience, more aligned with the 21st century way of life.
Nov 28, 2016
Shark Mitigation Systems’ (ASX:SM8) dual-pronged, environmentally-friendly shark deterrent technology continues to hold its ground under gruelling test conditions. Ongoing testing this year has proved its sonar and disruptive colouration technologies to be non-intrusive and shark friendly, which is exactly why governments and private enterprise are now starting to pay attention to SM8’s products.
Nov 16, 2016
Our hearts are fluttering ever so slightly here at The Next Tech Stock. One well positioned online dating company with an ability to bridge the online/offline divide has been breaking revenue records, growing its subscriber base and shoring up its cash flow as it looks to build a portfolio of dating brands in the same manner as the $5.8BN NASDAQ listed Match Group (who owns Tinder, match.com, OKCupid, PlentyOfFish, amongst others).
Nov 3, 2016
In a new world where ‘access’ to items is valued above ‘ownership’, business models that provide consumers with what they need, only when they need it, are rapidly gaining traction. It’s the sharing economy. AKA collaborative consumption. AKA peer-to-peer. And it’s here to stay.
Oct 28, 2016
The most famous, and one of the wealthiest, AFL clubs in the land, the Collingwood Magpies, led by the ubiquitous Eddie McGuire, has always been on the front foot when it comes to innovative ideas. The Magpies, and indeed all sporting clubs, have deep ties to the community they exist in.
Oct 24, 2016
The advent of dazzling online functionality to empower every man, woman and child, has created a groundswell of security issues relating to identity, verification and operational security. The fact of the matter is, it’s now easier than ever before to hoodwink prospective employers or business partners through fabricated digital profiles created online.
Oct 13, 2016
The mobile technology ecosystem generated $682BN in revenue in 2013. Fast forward to today and that is forecast to hit over $1.5 trillion next year. Let’s face it – these days you pretty much do everything from your phone – whether that is ordering food delivered to your door without leaving the couch, paying a bill, or even having a punt on a horse race.
Oct 10, 2016
Today’s tech stock investment idea has a definite showbiz feel to it… The overarching themes behind this play are social media growth, personalisation and global digital expansion via greater inter-connectivity amongst users. An ASX Company we’ve been tracking since the start of 2015, has just been plucked from the undergrowth of today’s digital jungle by none other than a market gorilla in the commercial mist…
Oct 7, 2016
Every country would love to have high domestic energy production, coming from a range of different sources to reduce the overall environmental impact of energy generation. If we look at the range of energy sources currently available, there is only one with a truly infinite capacity and easy access. Yep, you guessed it: The Sun.