Why Blockchain in Pharma is Beneficial for Patients and Healthcare Businesses

Jonathan Simnett

When you think of blockchain, the first thing you think of is probably cryptocurrency. But blockchain has the potential to revolutionise many other industries due to its ability to securely record transactions. The pharmaceutical industry has a high potential for disruption from blockchain, which can solve problems for patients and pharma businesses alike—and in some cases, it is already doing …

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Top Tech Trends in M&A for 2019

Miro Parizek

While we have experienced fluctuations in volume and value over the past 10 years, there has been an overarching upward trend in Tech M&A and there is every reason to be bullish as we move towards the next decade. Technology is being integrated everywhere – into brick & mortar retail, buildings, cars, clothes, factory floors, meters, refrigerators, streets, and even …

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Why Automotive Cyber Security Must Improve For Driverless Cars

Henrik Jeberg

When we think of autonomous driverless cars, we usually give them a science-fiction sheen. We think of clean, state-of-the-art vehicles, whisking us smoothly from place to place, silently and without a hitch. The reality, unfortunately, could be different. While driverless cars should theoretically be safer than cars driven by people because they eliminate human error (and don’t use phones or …

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Does insurtech threaten the established insurance industry?

Miro Parizek

Technology has been disrupting the financial and insurance industry since the Big Bang in 1986, when automation and electronic trading revolutionised the London Stock Exchange. Now it’s the turn of the insurance sector to face fundamental change as new companies, offering new ways of doing business, take on established incumbents. Whether it’s price comparison sites giving customers quick and affordable …

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Why Tech M&A is on the Rise

Jo Goodson

After a slower year in 2017, tech M&A is bouncing back. So far in 2018, we’ve seen major deals, such as AT&T acquiring Time Warner for a reported $85.4 billion and the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint in a $26 billion deal. While these multi-billion dollar deals between tech giants make the headlines, there is more going on under the …

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How Insurtech Startups are Empowering Consumers

Jonathan Simnett

Do you remember how insurance used to work in the 20th century? Customers would pick an insurance company when they bought a house or car and stay with them for years, whether they were happy with the service they received or not. Price rises, laborious claims systems, poor customer service, it didn’t matter. Finding information about other insurance companies was …

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How will Self Driving Cars Disrupt the Insurance Industry?

Jonathan Simnett

Self-driving cars are here. What used to be the preserve of science-fiction is now becoming reality and it has the potential to change everything we have become used to in life. Autonomous vehicles will change the way we travel, socialise and trade. And whilst it is obvious that the existing automotive giants, under threat from new entrants, will need to …

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