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29 Sep 2022

Cashing in on failed startups

BioHack founder builds billion-dollar biotech salvage business from failed startups

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Cashing in on failed startups

BioHack founder builds billion-dollar biotech salvage business from failed startups

Is energy storage accessibility blocking our decarbonization ambitions?

Transitioning to renewable energy is high on the global agenda but doing so will require widely available energy storage technologies. Grant Ralph looks at the challenges and opportunities for the renewable energy sector.

La Nina Cuatro tops $2 trillion

Weather-disaster losses rock the global economy as fourth La Nina strikes

Open house for thieves

Server glitch causes thousands of smart homes to unlock simultaneously

The role of boards in an exponential world

Louis Geeringh speaks with Colin Iles around the role boards should play in innovation and driving exponential growth

Lithium loses in battery metals war

For many years the battery battle has been between nickel-manganese-cobalt (NMC) and lithium-iron-phosphate (LFP) configurations, with each offering certain advantages...

Clean fuel breakthrough - Hydrogen

Optimism and drive around the potential for practical and cheap hydrogen production continues. The potential future of hydrogen feels so...

‘Dancing’ back to the cockpit

Dancing molecules provide miracle recovery for paralysed F1 racer with severe spinal cord injury.

Cashing in on failed startups

BioHack founder builds billion-dollar biotech salvage business from failed startups

Is energy storage accessibility blocking our decarbonization ambitions?

Transitioning to renewable energy is high on the global agenda but doing so will require widely available energy storage technologies. Grant Ralph looks at the challenges and opportunities for the renewable energy sector.

La Nina Cuatro tops $2 trillion

Weather-disaster losses rock the global economy as fourth La Nina strikes

Open house for thieves

Server glitch causes thousands of smart homes to unlock simultaneously

The role of boards in an exponential world

Louis Geeringh speaks with Colin Iles around the role boards should play in innovation and driving exponential growth

Lithium loses in battery metals war

For many years the battery battle has been between nickel-manganese-cobalt (NMC) and lithium-iron-phosphate (LFP) configurations, with each offering certain advantages...

Clean fuel breakthrough - Hydrogen

Optimism and drive around the potential for practical and cheap hydrogen production continues. The potential future of hydrogen feels so...

‘Dancing’ back to the cockpit

Dancing molecules provide miracle recovery for paralysed F1 racer with severe spinal cord injury.

Hydrogen – overhyped or hypercharged?

Hydrogen gas is one of the smallest molecules in the universe, made up of two hydrogen atoms bound together. It’s...

Corporates take over failed states

In an unprecedented move, the Corporate-20 (aka C20) took over the running of Llamanda late last night. Llamanda is a...

10 rules for new capital markets

Louis Geeringh summarises the new rules for capital markets – from the webinar with Colin Iles.

King Dollar refuses to abdicate

Digital yuan fails to claim the crown from King Dollar despite currency war

10 lessons for success in today's capital markets

Change is inevitable. The challenge we face as individuals and in business is that the rate of change is increasing...

Help, the Roomba’s after me!

Now that we’re all connected on the internet of everything, together with our cars, homes, robots, and city amenities, it’s...

Bringing back the roadhouse

Where do you go when you don’t need fuel? Not to a gas or petrol station. You might be on...

Making nature work again

The last five years have seen a perfect storm of crises in energy, food, industry, and on the environmental front....

Solar Power: 5 things you need to know

The growth of the world’s capacity to generate electricity from solar panels, wind turbines, and other renewable technologies is on...

Hydrogen powder - this could change everything

There has been much excitement around the potential of green hydrogen to augment and even solve our energy needs. Leaving...

5G unlocks the multiverse

We’re all doomed, they said. Civilization is going to collapse, brought on by an unsustainable use of natural resources, unbridled...

The cosmic link between corporate strategy and company value

In my career as a strategy advisor and private equity investor, the conversation I most often have with CEOs is...