How Bitcoin May Affect The Worlds Future

Bitcoin is one of the oldest and most widely-known cryptocurrencies. There are no coins to mint or bills to print. It is decentralized, which means there is no banking institution or government in control. Owners remain anonymous; rather than using names, Social Security numbers, or tax IDs, bitcoin uses encryption keys to connect sellers to […]

Acqui-Hiring – that facts behind a new trend

Why a Growing Number of Firms are Being “Acqui-hired” The competition for the best talent around has never been fiercer. Particularly in the IT industry, there simply aren’t enough top candidates to go around, so large corporations are increasingly turning to more inventive methods of recruitment. One such method is so-called acqui-hiring, which involves the acquisition […]

Etiquette Basics for Business Emails

Five years ago, analysts with technology research firm, The Radicati Group, Inc. predicted more than 130 billion business emails would be sent and received each day by the end of last year. Current figures indicate we’ve met those expectations in full force. This form of communication has not only inundated the business world but transformed […]

5 Mistakes to Avoid During the Post Merger Integration Process

Acquiring other companies for geographic and product expansion or merging with equal competitors are the most common strategies to increase corporate growth. However, the majority of M&A (merger and acquisitions) do not succeed. Public and private investors typically point to flawed due diligence and poor strategies, but another element is often overlooked: an absence of […]

6 Methods of Financing Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers and Acquisitions are parts of the natural cycle of business. A merger or acquisition can help a business expand, gather knowledge, move into a new market segment, or improve output. However, these opportunities come with expenses for both sides. Standard merger deals typically involve administrators, lawyers, and investment bankers even before the total acquisition […]

When is the Right Time to Sell your Business?

Business owners work hard to provide a good quality service to their customers but there can come a time when it makes sense to sell the business. It’s not an easy decision and how do you know it’s going to be the right one?   5 Reasons Business Owners Choose to Sell Their Business Let’s […]

The Main Types of Mergers and Acquisitions

Companies merge and acquire each other for many different reasons. From a hostile takeover to a friendly merger or a strategic alliance – there are many ways companies can combine forces. In this article we look at four of the main types of mergers and acquisitions and provide a mini-case study of a well-known merger […]

Discover the Importance of Due Diligence

The business world relies on the due diligence process on such a regular basis that it is often taken for granted. However, it is worth reminding ourselves of the important role due diligence plays and how it helps companies make well informed decisions. A Definition of Due Diligence The term “Due Diligence” is used in […]

The Business Exchange Marketplace – A World of Opportunity

Each day, businesses are bought and sold using a business exchange. Both the sellers and buyers of businesses benefit from having a central place to evaluate potential deals and transactions. This need for a centralised marketplace, alongside an increased use and trust of the Internet, has seen the growth of online business exchanges across the […]

The New Economic Frontier: A Sharing Economy

Tech tools are disrupting everything. We don’t even say change anymore—we say disrupt. These changes are clearly apparent when it comes to the sharing economy. Just 10 years ago, the idea of staying in a complete stranger’s house on vacation or getting into a stranger’s car would have been considered incredibly risky, but now it’s […]