‘eToro’ and the Emergence of Social Trading

‘eToro’ and the Emergence of Social Trading 0

I recently visited the world headquarters of financial-tech start-up eToro, located in Tel Aviv, Israel.  eToro is the world’s largest online financial trading community designed to financially empower individual investors through a simple, innovative trading platform and an active social trading community.  Although it is still banned from the United States, it has 3.5 million registered users(…)

TEVA Pharmaceuticals Misses a Two-Sided Market Strategy

TEVA Pharmaceuticals Misses a Two-Sided Market Strategy 0

Last week I visited ‘TEVA Israel,’ the Israeli affiliate of TEVA Pharmaceuticals.  Teva is the largest generic drug manufacturer in the world and one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies.  They are responsible for 17% of medical scripts written in the US, and its drug Copaxone is the #1 MS drug in the world at(…)

Dual Boot: Why Microsoft Windows is still useful for consumers using other Operating Systems?

Dual Boot: Why Microsoft Windows is still useful for consumers using other Operating Systems? 0

During the Consumer Electronic Show of Las Vegas in January 2014, Asus and Micromax have surprised their audience by presenting the first Dual Boot tablet allowing the users to have both Windows 8.1 and Android 4.2 on the same device. Other tablet manufacturers have follow these announcements later on such as HTC with its Babel(…)

Uber-Competitive: The ride-sharing platform war gets aggressive

Uber-Competitive: The ride-sharing platform war gets aggressive 1

Uber is a multi-sided platform for ride-sharing. Potential passengers connect with taxi drivers using a smartphone app where gps location sharing, pickup timing (typically within 8 minutes of request), and payment are all executed online. No money exchanges hands. Drivers qualify to pick up riders after completing some basic paperwork and training, which may or(…)

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