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How FinTech Startups Can Scale and Succeed

How FinTech Startups Can Scale and Succeed

Since the 1950s introduced consumers to the sleek, savvy credit card, digital cash has become a societal staple. Technological payments have infiltrated the financial industry, generating an entirely new and wholly unique sub-industry: FinTech. You’re likely familiar...

Is a Tsunami of a Data Breach Swelling in the Cloud?

Is a Tsunami of a Data Breach Swelling in the Cloud?

SaaS, or software-as-a-service, is ubiquitous. And with SaaS comes another cool kids prevalent and cheaper technology: the cloud. But as more and more business engage with applications “in the cloud” or contract SaaS applications for their businesses that are based in the cloud, can they be sure that their data is going to be secure?

The Internet of Things Control in the Business World

The Internet of Things Control in the Business World

The Internet of Things has steadily been disrupting the business world for years and offers multiple new opportunities to grow business. There are countless ways that the IoT will and does affect your business, not only through your customer relations and expectations but also through the way that your business fundamentally runs.

Tough Challenges Are the Best Kind

Tough Challenges Are the Best Kind

In all my years advising public companies, I have learned this one lesson above all else: The toughest challenges create the greatest opportunities for growth. As General Counsel of ScanSource, a leading global technology solutions provider, I witnessed the ups, downs...

The 101 of Business Globalization

The 101 of Business Globalization

Business globalization is not something to fear but rather, something to embrace. With the proper planning and intentionality, globalization can help your business thrive in a world-centric economy.

Ask the Heavy-Hitters During M&A

Ask the Heavy-Hitters During M&A

While this is nowhere near an exhaustive list of the questions and considerations you will need to make as you approach a merger, they are some essential ones that you should consider. Let’s start with questions that focus on pre-merger activities.

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