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Lanon Wee

Lanon is a highly experienced co-founder and CEO of an award-winning 13 year old Marketing and Technology agency and currently holds directorships in several startups including a Brand Experience online platform that attracted 20 communities in 3 weeks. He has founded an internationally recognized startup that has gained the respect of International Chambers of Commerce, City Councils and Technology Federations as well as developed partnerships with MNCs, Trade Associations and has been invited as a panelist and speaker for several Fintech and Digital Transformation events.

IOT and Applications for Blockchain

More and more things can be connected to the internet these days. The screeching electronic noises of dial-up connections are long a thing of the past. The share of high-speed fibre remains on the rise; in OECD countries, this market share is at 25%, from 12% just eight years ago. This is not even across […]

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5 Countries to Start a Business In

While it makes sense for most people to set up a business in their home territories, some savvy (or adventurous) teams have opted to take their operations overseas. Relative political and societal stability, low tax rates, relaxed regulations: these are just a few reasons why people flock to various countries to set up their business. […]

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Some Crowdfunding Facts You Should Know in 2019

Crowdfunding has existed for a good part of the past decade, and has been responsible for bringing many ideas and services to market that would otherwise have been wasted just from a lack of funds. Today, we look into crowdfunding’s current state, like market size, and the behaviour of backers and founders. The sizes of […]

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How To Kill Your Blockchain Project

Blockchain projects are usually doomed to fail. In the middle of 2018, the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology declared that 92% of blockchain projects had already gone belly-up; the average lifespan of those projects were about 1 year and 3 months or so. Overpromising also seems to be a recurring problem. A late […]

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How Much Protection Do “Mom-and-Pop” Investors Really Need?

What constitutes a retail investor, or an institutional investor? An institutional investor generally comprises of “whales” – investment banks, mutual funds, insurance companies, and private equity investors, to name a few. According to Investopedia, these investors are responsible for about three-quarters of all trade volume on the New York Stock Exchange alone. A retail investor, […]

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Will Crowdfunding and Crowdsourcing Replace Traditional Investing?

Crowdfunding Today The financial crisis of 2008 left in its wake unemployment, bankruptcies, and most of all shattered confidence. Institutions, fearing for their bottom lines more than ever, tightened their screening processes. This had the unpleasant side effect of excluding more people from funding – anyone with relatively unknown track records or weren’t “high-profile” enough […]

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