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bitcoin, cryptocurrency RABFI, RBI, Jagdish Kumar, INDVSTRVS

Self-Regulatory Bitcoin Body DABFI Defies the Reserve Bank of India

When a movement officially regulates, it usually signals the legitimacy of an industry. In the case of bitcoin, for all its powerful detractors, the rapid uptake across the globe means the old bank guard either needs to adapt and be part of the change, or risk becoming forever outmoded. By Jagdish Kumar In order to

Satellites, space launch technology, Jagdish Kumar INDVSTRVS

Record Smashed with Simultaneous Launch of 104 Satellites

India has officially made its footprint in space technology with a bang, becoming the first country in the world to launch 104 satellites in early 2017. The satellites were launched by Indian Space Research Organization’s (ISRO) Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota state. The earlier record set was by

Archana Khatri Das, INDVSTRVS, robo-advisors, high frequency trading

Robo-Advisors Heat up GenYers

High-frequency trading and robo-advisors are using algorithms to make investment portfolios free of human bias, fear or greed. The algo-based automation is gradually changing the face of financial advising, and the way trading is taking place in stock exchanges across the world. By Archana Khatri Das Even the smartest of investors can slip up at times and get

solar power whitegoods, solar powered fridges, INDVSTRVS, Jagdish Kumar

Solar Power Whitegoods are Go

With Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk in talks with South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill to build a 100MWh battery farm in 100 days or it’s free to solve SA’s energy woes, 2017 looks set to be a hot year for all things solar. We chat about the latest solar power whitegoods launched around the globe. By

Joe Dirani, INDVSTRVS, ample property solutions, property investment

Steadfast Investment in Volatile Times

With market volatility, investment uncertainty due to geo-political destabilisation around the world, long-term investment planning can cause discomfort for conservative investors. Wealth Creation Specialist Joe Dirani explores the current investment vehicles available in Australia, and says property investment is a safe bet for long-term security. By Joe Dirani You can never be too young to start

mumbai, foreign direct investment, INDVSTRVS, Jagdish Kumar

All Eyes on Mumbai’s Millions

It’s official. Mumbai has been ranked the richest city in India, with a total wealth of AUD1.008 trillion according to a report recently released by global market research group New World Wealth in South Africa. With super cash injections from China over recent years, India is fast becoming a foreign direct investment powerhouse. By Jagdish

solar farm, solar entrepreneurs, Jagdish Kumar, INDVSTRVS

Social Enterprise Meets Solar Power in India

The Indian Government has set a target to generate 100 GW from solar power by 2022 through solar farms, rooftop solar and off grid-solar plants construction in largely remote, rural communities. To do this, India is combining its commitment to create a sustainable renewables energy market with a social enterprise – to train, and empower

rentvesting, INDVSTRVS, Joe Dirani, Ample Property Solutions

Rentvesting in Sydney Markets

Our resident Wealth Creation Specialist from Ample Property Solutions, Joe Dirani weighs the odds of rentvesting versus long-term investment yields for millennials who take their retirement planning seriously. By Joe Dirani GenYers and millennials have had the adage ‘buy the worst house in the best street’ drummed into them since they were little Saturday morning

wind energy

Wind Energy Boon from Monsoon

With India’s insatiable growth for energy demand, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay Civil Engineering Professor Deo says that coastal cities like Mumbai and Chennai have enormous wind energy harvesting potential during the monsoon months to more than adequately meet India’s spike in energy consumption – and attract greater foreign investment in wind farm

NBN

The NBN – Moving beyond the Real Politik to Market Dynamism

There is a curious circus that public discourse descends into whenever the NBN is paraded about by the Australian Coalition or Opposition Parties. Which mob is spending money on rockets and sharks and which mob are the clowns – we’ll leave that for the public to speculate. Nonetheless, someone is funding this circus – the

Internet of Things

Hooba Dooba! It’s the Crazy Internet of Things

When George Jetson exclaimed ‘Hooba Dooba!’ to express his wonderment at technological domesticity in his Skypad apartment, we too can delight in the quaint, yet uncanny futurist 1960s cartoon premise of life in Orbit City – what we now realise as Smart Cities in 2017. With the Internet of Things, the future has officially arrived

INDVSTRVS, David Ross

Public Agencies and Tick-A-Box Strategic Planning

With a need to deliver social good to the communities or societies they serve, people who work within public agencies must develop and deliver good strategic plans.  This may be challenging for many agencies that culturally, can’t seem to drag themselves from business-as-usual.  David Ross shares numerous ways for public agencies to develop meaningful, engaging strategic

Spanx, INDVSTRVS, Di Mace

Every Business Needs a Spanx Story

Much has been written about the importance of genesis stories and how the stories surrounding a brand can either make it, or break it. Nowhere does that ring truer than for those brands driven by a purpose or ideal greater than themselves and their own success. For them, their start-up story activates, animates and authenticates

Dr Callum Forrest, INDVSTRVS

Perfect Posture equals Premium Performance and Productivity

The newest most powerful productivity hack could be standing right in front of you, quite literally! Dr Callum Forrest explains why our posture plays much more of a role than first thought and the science on why productivity and posture are linked is solid. By Dr Callum Forrest Task orientated people will agree they are most

Di Mace, INDVSTRVS

Five Quick Flavours for Lip-Smacking Content

Ice cream is loved the world over. It’s a special treat, comfort food and a memory maker… Just the thought of it fills us with so much feel-goodness, that we can’t help but say mmmm. Hold onto the feeling as that’s exactly what great content should do…be memorable, tasty and leave us wanting more… By