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Jesse Norton

Jesse Norton is a writer, editor and communications consultant who specialises in covering the meeting points of technology and finance.
Jesse has worked on strategic and editorial projects for Google, NatWest, the Royal Bank of Canada and The Daily Telegraph and particularly enjoys covering blockchain, big data, digital transformation, urbanism and the future.
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wood waste, biochar solutions for global warming prevention

How waste wood could be used to fight climate warming

11 May 2018 in Innovation

Sampo Tukiainen is a Finnish entrepreneur and inventor who has worked with carbon for more than 20 years. He believes that biochar, a form charcoal produced from biomass such as waste wood, could hold the key to resolving some of the world’s most pressing climate challenges. In 2016, Tukiainen saw an opportunity and founded Carbofex, Finland’s largest producer of biochar and other biocarbon products.

jim stolze first AI recruitment agency

Meet the man building the world’s first AI recruitment agency

13 Apr 2018 in Innovation

In 2013, tech entrepreneur and ambassador Jim Stolze got sick of discussing the potential of AI and decided he wanted to get his hands dirty. He founded Aigency, a recruitment company that connects businesses with the algorithms they need to streamline and automate their operations.

virtual reality startups disrupting gaming industry

Meet the VR Startups Disrupting the Gaming Industry

04 Apr 2018 in Innovation

Virtual Reality (VR) has come a long way since Palmer Luckey first released his prototype Oculus Rift in 2010. Developers across the gaming industry are striving to find ways to implement VR in their games, and in a world where technology is advancing faster than ever before, everyone wants to get in on the ground floor of the latest developments.

digital platforms rethinking business model

How digital platforms are rethinking their business models

27 Mar 2018 in Innovation

In the past, economies were driven by companies that sold products to customers or provided services to clients. Today, companies like Google, Facebook, Uber and Amazon that are defining new monetisation strategies for the 21st century and are shaping the new platform economy.

The monetisation challenge driving innovation in the gaming industry

14 Feb 2018 in Innovation

The gaming industry is at a crossroads as the search to better monetise the pastime intensifies. Publishers are increasingly reluctant to bet on big titles generating profit while the consumer dislike for microtransactions grows with every release.

The Future of Europe’s Fintech Revolution

07 Feb 2018 in Innovation

Governments and central banks around the world are anticipating a fintech boom. And in Europe, one piece of legislation could prove to be the key in triggering its growth.


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