Private Investing Survey: Partnering with Millenial and GenZ Students to Learn

In early 2021, Linqto private investing commissioned an opinion survey project with a public university to better understand the scope and level of interest in private equity investing among various segments of an expanded customer base. Several demographics of interest included young professionals or GenZ-ers, as well as older individuals who may be involved with informal financial interest clubs, local business organizations, or other community associations.

Standard Cognition: Using AI to Automate Shopping

Digital transformation is a core focus concept in many business fields these days. Yet, it is not generally the technology itself which is the central issue. While most digital technologies provide companies with numerous opportunities for efficiency gains, they are unlikely to be achieved unless they also accommodate the prevailing organizational practices.

Automating Anywhere: Companies Find Uses for Bots in the Modern Workplace

The business upheavals resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic have had mixed effects across the global economy. Industry sectors like leisure and transportation have suffered significant negative impacts, while others, including online services and home delivery operations, have thrived during the rolling lockdowns. One key result of this is the need for several businesses to rapidly refocus their operations. Robotic Process Automation (RPA) has emerged as one tool to address and accommodate altered work practices and social changes. We highlight use-cases for this technology and highlight companies such as Automation Anywhere, Inc. who are leading the way.

What It Takes to Build a Unicorn – An Entrepreneur’s Journey

FalconX is one of the largest and fastest growing digital asset brokerages. Its valuation sits around $675M. Trading volume increased 12 times over and its net revenue spiked 46 times in the past year. This is a market pegged for meteoric growth and FalconX has positioned itself at the forefront. Raghu Yarlagadda, co-founder and CEO, is the brains behind this ‘startup’, but we ask what of his journey to get to where he is today? Karim Nurani, Linqto’s CSO, sat down with Raghu to learn about his path to today and why Raghu believes a people-first focus will always trump product.

The Next Chapter in Tech is Convergence

The next chapter in tech is all about convergence. This is what Karim Nurani, Linqto’s CSO, sits down and discusses with guests Rumi Morales, Partner at Outlier Ventures and Sujoy Sarkar, Director of Corporate Development at BYTON, an electric SUV tech company, in this ‘behind the scenes’ preview from our Global Investor Conference. Little by little, we find that everything is starting to consolidate into one hub of technology – all needing to interact with one another – and it’s really exciting to see what happens when these different technologies converge.

All Signs Point to Silicon Valley

Advertising billboards promoting a variety of innovative tech products and services have long been staple fixtures along the freeways and arterial roads of Silicon Valley. Over the decades, on many popular commuting routes, they have easily outnumbered the more traditional roadside marketing fare found elsewhere.

Payments, Wallets & Frictionless Commerce

The latest upswing of investor interest in fintech companies has been driven in no small part by the long-awaited public listing of Coinbase (Nasdaq: COIN) on April 14. The closing share price on April 23 was above $290, over eight times its secondary market valuation just a year ago, which had remained relatively flat since the last funding round in 2018, which had priced the stock at $36/share. This 800% gain seems in turn to be closely linked to the remarkable rise in the value of bitcoin recently, which itself has also seen an eight-fold increase over the last twelve months.