Archive | February, 2013

Could MIT Research on Sustainable Trading Advance the End of Poverty?

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It was released this week that MIT is conducting a $1 million test to see if social media can make investors money. These are very exciting times for us at eToro, where we see this great academic research done around social investing. MIT are researching what they call ‘sustainable trading’. Everyone is talking about sustainable energy, and […]

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The Bitcoin Act – Legistlation of Bitcoin and Promoting Global Digital Finance

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“Financial regulators can’t regulate consumer behaviour” brett king As part of the emergence of bitcoin and digital finance, there are a lot of questions regarding the legality of bitcoin and its derivative projects. One of the main hurdles in financial innovation has always been legistlation and regulation, while regulators have the to keep the best […]

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Bitcoinlegal.org – The Open Legal Site to Help Legalise Digital Finance

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As part of the emergence of bitcoin and digital finance, there are a lot of questions regarding the legality of bitcoin in general, and its derivative projects. I propose an open source source project: to build a website that is dedicated to solving all the legal issues of bitcoin and digital finance. The website will […]

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Hippies and Techies, Culture, Purpose and Talent define Companies

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Sheryl Sandberg caused a lot of buzz this week, saying that the Netflix document about culture is the most important document to ever go out of the valley. This was preceded by great input from Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo, who discussed the 3 key growth factors of any company, mentioning culture as the primary factor. […]

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