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  1. Connected Packaging: Technology Enabling Experience

    Technological disruptions are taking industries by storm—why should the packaging industry be any different? Connected packaging, a known concept in the industry, has gained momentum recently with brands increasingly reaching out to consumers ...read more

  1. Will Clean Meat Make the Cut in Asia?

    There are clear signs that clean meat is set to debut in Asia. San Francisco-based company JUST announced plans to introduce its cultured chicken nuggets in Asia sometime this year. Going by the fact that ...read more

  2. 3D Printing in Plastics

    3D printing, one of the seven disruptive technologies of this century, is also among the top 10 technologies that are expected to transform the coming decades. The technology finds application in several industries, such as industrial ...read more

  1. IMO 2020: Making Way for a Cleaner and Greener Earth

    Discharge of harmful chemicals in the sea, contributing to environmental degradation, has sparked concerns. To maintain ecological balance, in 2005, the International Marine Organization (IMO) imposed regulations aimed at reducing sulfur oxide (SOx) emissions from shipping ...read more

  2. Is the US headed for a recession?

    Boom and bust are integral to an economic cycle. An upturn is marked by optimism, reflected in increase in consumption. This gives a boost to investment and consumer spending, which then rises to the point ...read more

  1. Are business valuation approaches lagging behind?

    The finance world has been using the same methods to value businesses for a long time now. While the business world has changed significantly, valuation approaches remain the same. The changes in business environment and ...read more

  2. What 2017 Looks Like for Indian Start-up Valuations

    India’s start-up ecosystem savored 2015. Several dominant consumer driven tech-startups (such as e-commerce portals, food-tech sites, online marketplaces, and aggregators) enjoyed soaring valuations. 2016 was another story however. Although plenty of bright ideas and big dreams w ...read more

  1. Smart Beta — Innovation, Meet Opportunity

    The tech bubble wiped out an estimated $30 trillion of wealth. The credit crisis that followed soon after further shook investor confidence in the markets. As a result, investors shifted from active management and hedge funds ...read more

  2. Robo-Advisors — Innovation in a Time of ETFs

    Automated solutions can now provide investment advice at costs ranging between 0.15% - 0.50% as compared to the usual 1% fee that traditional investment advisors charge. What started off as experiments in providing low-cost investment advisory tools ...read more