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Here's which fintechs will soar and which will flop as funding dries up, according to 6 investors and dealmakers

As fintechs cope with a tightened funding environment, it's likely the industry will see some startups fail while others will excel.  Business Insider spoke to six investors and dealmakers about the types of startups that are in the best, or worst, positions.  Most warned that lenders and those in the payment space might be the most susceptible to the market downturn. Meanwhile, trading-related startups have opportunities to grow their business thanks to market volatility.  Click here for more...
Tags: Digital, US, Trends, Fbi, CVC, Robinhood, Fintech, Mastercard, Fed, Rbc, Zopa, SBA, Robo, PETER JOHNSON, Jennifer Lee, NIM


How Well You Communicate with Employees During a Crisis Will Determine a Hotel’s Reopening Success | By Andrada Paraschiv

In just three months, the coronavirus spread from Wuhan, China, to every corner of the world. Everyone is affected by this global pandemic, and few industries have been as negatively impacted as hospitality and travel. As in any crisis, communication with employees is essential. With hotels closing daily and workers being furloughed, hoteliers are quickly realizing that they do not have effective communication processes in place to stay connected with their valued workforces. Although hot...
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McKinsey says payments companies could see a $210 billion hit from the coronavirus pandemic. Here are the 10 most important things execs need to know about managing the crisis.

The coronavirus pandemic is impacting every industry, and payments companies are no exception. A recent report from McKinsey & Company predicts that payments revenues could drop by as much as $210 billion in 2020.  But payments companies are well-positioned to help a global economic recovery and play a role in establishing a new normal for how we pay. From collaboration to product development, here are 10 things payments companies will need to focus on as they look toward recovery. Click here ...
Tags: Europe, Nordstrom, UK, China, Digital, US, Trends, Paypal, Italy, Square, WeWork, Fis, Mastercard, Wells Fargo, Mckinsey, Us Federal Reserve


The Invisible Man Blu-ray Details Unveiled for May Release!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW The Invisible Man Blu-ray Details Unveiled for May Release! The Invisible Man starring Golden Globe winner Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale, Top of the Lake, Mad Men) will become available to own on Digital May 12, 2020, and on 4K UHD, Blu-ray, and DVD on May 26, 2020, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. You can check out the 4K UHD box art in the gallery below and pre-order your copy here! Bonus features include: –DELETED SCENES –MOSS MANIFESTED – Elisabeth Mos...
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Digital literacies online

Photo by Steve Wheeler I'm currently writing several short online courses for educators, and I've just published the second module in my online series about digital learning. It focuses on digital competencies and literacies and takes under an hour to complete.I've written about digital literacies in previous publications, because I consider them vital for the success of any technology supported learning ventures. I believe that unless we develop appropriate digital literacies, we will ...
Tags: Technology, Learning, Students, Education, Digital, Skills, Online, Teachers, Schools, Pedagogy, eLearning, Steve Wheeler, Plymouth England, Readiness, Literacies, Competencies


6 investors and dealmakers predict which fintechs will soar and which will flop as funding dries up and markets go haywire

As fintechs cope with a tightened funding environment, it's likely the industry will see some startups fail while others will excel.  Business Insider spoke to six investors and dealmakers about the types of startups that are in the best, or worst, positions.  Most warned that lenders and those in the payment space might be the most susceptible, while trading-related startups have opportunities to grow their business.  Click here for more BI Prime stories. The coronavirus crisis is providing ...
Tags: Digital, US, Trends, Fbi, CVC, Robinhood, Fintech, Mastercard, Fed, Rbc, Zopa, SBA, Robo, PETER JOHNSON, Jennifer Lee, NIM


Coronavirus is a make-or-break test for the payments industry. Here are the 10 things that will define the new normal.

The coronavirus pandemic is impacting every industry, and payments companies are no exception. A recent report from McKinsey & Company predicts that payments revenues could drop by as much as $210 billion in 2020.  But payments companies are well-positioned to help a global economic recovery and play a role in establishing a new normal for how we pay. From collaboration to product development, here are 10 things payments companies will need to focus on as they look toward recovery. Click here ...
Tags: Europe, Nordstrom, UK, China, Digital, US, Trends, Paypal, Italy, Square, Fis, Mastercard, Wells Fargo, Mckinsey, Us Federal Reserve, Jpmorgan


Digital Therapeutics Industry Poised for a Boom

The advent of technology has enabled researchers to discover new ways to treat health complications. As a result, we are coming across new treatment methods for chronic illness from time to time. In recent years, a new class of medicine, digital therapeutics (DTx), has gained acceptance among healthcare professionals. There is a surging prevalence of chronic conditions globally. Consequently, the expenditure on medical treatment is rising, putting a huge strain on payers. Also, there are some u...
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The coronavirus crunch will speed up the inevitable fintech market shakeout

Finance apps have seen a boom in downloads since the start of coronavirus lockdowns in Europe. The pandemic will likely result in consolidation among finance challengers, as stronger, well-funded players acquire cash-strapped smaller firms. "Post-crisis, disruptive winners will 'take all', as we expect surging demand from financial services for technology to master digital-only interaction, enabled by AI and big-data analytics," said Radboud Vlaar, managing partner at Finch Capital.  Click he...
Tags: Europe, Post, UK, Digital, US, Trends, Paypal, Barclays, Beverly Hills, Jeff Bezos, Robinhood, Fintech, App Annie, Venture, Monzo, Starling Bank


The Venice Film Festival Will Not Be Going Digital

Everything is delayed, canceled, or on hold at the moment due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), which means that film festivals are having to make some tough choices. Cannes is postponed. SXSW was canceled, but they recently announced they would try to put together an online film festival with Amazon Prime Video. TIFF has yet to make a decision one way or another, but festival runners Joana Vicente and Cameron Bailey mentioned last week that they were considering a potential digital festival. Digi...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Africa, Digital, Italy, Middle East, Venice, Cannes, Cameron Bailey, Venice Film Festival, Sxsw, Variety, Film Festivals, Alberto Barbera, Joana Vicente


‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Visual Effects Supervisor Roger Guyett on Marrying the Practical and the Digital [Interview]

There’s one particularly telling and effective moment in The Skywalker Legacy , the feature-lenght documentary that’s included on the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker  home release that sums up much of the ambivalence and consternation that some had with J.J. Abrams’ return to the Star Wars universe. After showing the intricate construction of a giant, practical snake monster, the doc cuts back to footage of Jabba The Hutt, that old analogue beast that slithered its way into our hearts. Th...
Tags: England, Movies, Interviews, Digital, Features, People, Alfonso Cuarón, Harry Potter, Death Star, Jordan, Lucasfilm, George Lucas, Spielberg, Ilm, Lucas, Jj


The coronavirus crisis is a boon for trading apps but a perfect storm for digital lenders. We asked 6 top fintech backers and dealmakers to predict the winners and losers.

As fintechs cope with a tightened funding environment, it's likely the industry will see some startups fail while others will excel.  Business Insider spoke to six investors and dealmakers about the types of startups that are in the best, or worst, positions.  Most warned that lenders and those in the payment space might be the most susceptible, while trading-related startups have opportunities to grow their business.  Click here for more BI Prime stories. The coronavirus crisis is providing ...
Tags: Digital, US, Trends, Fbi, CVC, Robinhood, Fintech, Mastercard, Fed, Rbc, Zopa, SBA, Robo, PETER JOHNSON, Jennifer Lee, NIM


How a Startup Can Set Their Digital Marketing Department Up for Long-Term Success

Startups have an uphill battle ahead of them in terms of digital marketing when entering a competitive market. Competitors could have years of marketing spend invested. The competition could’ve built large social media followings. Established larger companies will not be as flexible as a startup. Large companies likely will have more steps for approval for digital marketing campaigns. Larger companies and budgets will require a startup to be more creative and to target certain niches of their ma...
Tags: Google, Business, Digital, Sales & Marketing, Ppc, Right Now, Rawpixel, Business Intelligence Development, Michael Zhou, Esprittoday Digital


40 advertising execs who manage $90 billion in spending describe how they're shifting their 2020 budgets in a new report. Here are 4 key takeaways for the TV industry.

Analysts at the Wall Street research firm UBS surveyed 40 ad executives about how they're shifting the more than $90 billion they collectively manage in ad spending, in light of the coronavirus pandemic.  We break down the four key takeaways for the TV industry from UBS' 37-page report that was published on April 6. Most advertisers say the pandemic has already impacted ad spending, and the majority expect to shrink their budgets for the rest of the year because of it.  While TV advertising is...
Tags: Asia, Europe, Wall Street, China, Disney, Digital, US, Trends, Fox, Netflix, Comcast, Ubs, Roku, Espn, Ken Burns, Disneyland


Announcing Inman Connect Now

Connect Now, Inman's new virtual event, will take place June 2-4, 2020.
Tags: Technology, Digital, Lifestyle, Events, Radio, Agent, Inman, Markets & Economy, Brokerage, MLS & Associations, Connectnow20, Inman Connect Now


The First Years Disney Baby Minnie Soft Potty Seat For $6.35 From Amazon, Plus Prime No Rush Credit

The First Years Disney Baby Minnie Soft Potty Seat For $6.35 From Amazon This is the lowest price for this product ever from Amazon. If you have Amazon Prime you’ll get free shipping and at checkout you can select “FREE No-Rush Shipping” and you’ll get a $1.50 Digital no rush credit. The credit posts after your […]
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LEGO DC: Shazam! Magic and Monsters Trailer & Release Date

BEGIN SLIDESHOW LEGO DC: Shazam! Magic and Monsters Trailer & Release Date Warner Bros. Entertainment has released the trailer for LEGO DC: Shazam! Magic and Monsters, arriving on Digital starting April 28, 2020, and on Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD on June 16, 2020. You can check out the trailer below and pre-order your copy here! RELATED: Birds of Prey’s Cathy Yan Opens Up On Box Office Disappointment In LEGO DC: Shazam! Magic and Monsters, 10-year-old Billy Batson shouts a single word and...
Tags: Amazon, Video, Hollywood, Movies, Digital, Gotham, Lego, Justice League, Batman, Mind, Dc, Warner Bros, Scorpion, Billy, Warner Bros Entertainment, Sean Astin


Congratulations to Our Adobe Digital Experience Partner of the Year Award Winners

Our global network of solution and technology partners are the force multiplier for our commercial business. They extend the core capabilities of our software with key functionality and extensions spanning customer support, payments & security, marketing automation, accounting & finance, shipping & fulfillment and beyond. They customize our software to the specific business requirements of thousands of B2C and B2B customers across over 20 industries. They share our goal of enabling brands to cre...
Tags: Marketing, Digital, Marketo, Magento, Digital Marketing, EMEA, Magento Commerce, GTM, Adobe Analytics, Corra, Award Winners, Marketing Nation, Merkle Company, Gorilla Group, Digital Pi, Marketo Engage


Keira Knightley & Gugu Mbatha-Raw’s Misbehaviour Releasing Early on Digital

Keira Knightley & Gugu Mbatha-Raw’s Misbehaviour Releasing Early on Digital Pathé International is set to release the beauty pageant drama Misbehaviour, starring Keira Knightley (The Imitation Game, Pride & Prejudice) and Gugu Mbatha-Raw (The Morning Show, Belle), online three months earlier than planned due to cinemas being shutdown, according to Deadline. The film will now release digitally on April 15. RELATED: Misbehaviour: Shout! Studios Acquires Drama Starring Keira Knightley, Gugu Mbat...
Tags: UK, London, Movies, Keira Knightley, Digital, US, Bbc, BFI, Rhys Ifans, Greg Kinnear, Bob Hope, Gugu Mbatha Raw, Gugu Mbatha, Andy Harries, Movie News, Left Bank Pictures


How the coronavirus pandemic is impacting buzzy startups, from Peloton to ThirdLove

Funding was already drying up for some Silicon Valley startups when the coronavirus hit, threatening their wild growth. Some are now shutting down, laying off staff, or drastically changing their marketing plans. Here are all the ways startups from Peloton to Convene are being impacted. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Silicon Valley startups were already seeing investors tap the breaks after a series of black eyes for high-profile companies like WeWork and Peloton when the...
Tags: Amazon, UK, Softbank, Digital, Trends, Brookfield, Silicon Valley, Victoria, WeWork, Coca Cola, Trump, Mayfield, Peloton, Greycroft Menlo Ventures, WeWork Uber


Power of User-Generated Content, Why Your Website Needs a Blog, Are You Leveraging Your Business Analytics? and Other Things Entrepreneurs Need to Know

18 Things Small Business Owners Need to Know   1—Get 24/7 Insight Into Your Cash Positions Kabbage, Inc. recently launched Kabbage Insights, an automated tool that calculates and predicts cash-flow patterns to help you identify cash surpluses and deficits in your small business. In less than 10 minutes, you can connect your real-time financial data to Kabbage Insights and access an analysis of your company’s historical, current and future cash-flow. The product continually evaluates the transa...
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2nd Order Consequences of COVID-19

The Great Interruption of 2020 will lead to the Great Disruption of 2021. And this will be a disruption unique since World War II - one which took everyone by surprise and is pretty much evenly distributed in a very short period.Tech disruptions tend to impact over 20 year cycles. This is something different. COVID-19 is driving massive habit change and with it the potential to have deep impact on society - potentially culture-changing impact. We are seeing the initial impact immediately.Again, ...
Tags: Publishing, UK, Digital, Sustainability, Un, Brexit, Antifragility, Don, David Cushman, Melissa Askew, Coronavirus, Planet Experience, COVID-19, Abiguity, Second Order Consequences


UPI transactions declined by 6% in March, still crosses 1 billion mark

The volume of Unified Payment Interface (UPI) payments declined 5.8% in March 2020 over the previous month, but surpassed the 1 billion mark anyway, according to data published by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI). This is noteworthy, given the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy and challenges from the Yes Bank moratorium. The total […] ...
Tags: Travel, News, Finance, Digital, Banking, Bank, Payments, Fintech, UPI, Digital Payments, NPCI, National Payments Corporation of India NPCI, Unified Payment Interface UPI


9 Principles of Experiential Marketing in 2020

Did you know that 68% of app developers surveyed mentioned an increased demand in the event app space since 2018? Or that 60% of marketers today agree that live event experiences at an event increase impressions and lead generations?  The beauty of marketing lies in the evolution of strategies and methods that adapt and change as the years go by, as more and more tools are introduced. First, it was Web 2.0 that marketers needed to adapt to, but fast forward a few more years, it’s now Web 3....
Tags: Advertising, Marketing, Digital, Experiential Marketing, Pixabay, Best Affiliate Marketing Plugins


Digitally Divided We Fall

There has never been a time when we’ve relied more on digital tools to enable communications between people and teams. All the hype about how “working from home” is a great new answer is annoying in its shortsightedness. But that’s not what concerns me. I am more concerned about who is left out of this […] The post Digitally Divided We Fall appeared first on Adpulp.
Tags: Advertising, Digital, Demographics, COVID-19


Personal learning environments

Photo by Steve Wheeler It wasn't that long ago that I was approached by a new U.S. based online education platform called ZilLearn to ask me if I would like to write some courses.I jumped at the chance, especially in this current crisis, to create some additional online resources that might be helpful in supporting educators in the mad scramble to create online, remote learning environments for their students.And so I agreed to write a set of four micro-learning courses (each will take ...
Tags: Technology, Learning, Students, Education, Digital, Online, Teachers, eLearning, Wellbeing, Educators, Personalised Learning, Steve Wheeler, Plymouth England, Personal Learning Environment, Zillearn


480 Pack Of Amazon Elements Sensitive Baby Wipes For $12.49 From Amazon

480 Pack Of Amazon Elements Sensitive Baby Wipes For $12.49 From Amazon This has been sold out due to Coronavirus. If you have Amazon Prime you’ll get free shipping and at checkout you can select “FREE No-Rush Shipping” and you’ll get a $3 Digital no rush credit. The credit posts after your item ships. 6 flip-top packs […]
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Win ‘Tommy Boy’ on Blu-ray Steelbook or Digital

Believe it or not, Tommy Boy is turning 25, which means if you saw when you were young – like me – you are now old. But if you’re my age, you remember Tommy Boy with fondness. Is it the smartest comedy ever made? Oh, lord no. But there’s something special about watching Chris Farley make a complete fool of himself while David Spade acts like a complete jerk. In honor of the film’s anniversary, we’re giving away one digital code, and one Blu-ray steelbook. Tommy Boy In Tommy Boy, “After ...
Tags: Movies, Digital, Contests, David Spade, Chris Farley, Tommy, Sandusky Ohio, Brian Dennehy, Tommy Boy, Tommy Boy In Tommy Boy, Tommy Callahan Chris Farley, Beverly Bo Derek, Richard David Spade


BBC’s Make A Difference launches as a podcast

The BBC has turned its Make A Difference campaign into a twice-weekly podcast which will also be broadcast on all 39 BBC local radio stations. Make a Difference was set up by BBC Local Radio in March in response to the coronavirus crisis to help connect communities and bring together people when they need it most. The podcast, produced by the same team behind Multi-Story, will showcase some of the stories pouring into BBC Local Radio from across the country every day. Already more than 150,00...
Tags: England, Top, Digital, Bbc, Industry, Radio, Becca, Bbc Local Radio, Becca Bryers, Coronavirus, Multi Story, Kathryn Morrison, BBC England Chris Burns


Best Practices in SMS Marketing Best Practices to Achieve Success

Consumer behavior changes rapidly, in what may at times appear as though it’s changing with every passing second. As it is, smartphones and other handheld devices have continued to become more personal than at any other time in history. According to a Customer Insight Report compiled by KPMG, close to a third of all millennials check their phones every 5 minutes. The majority of smartphone owners spend a large chunk of their time texting as opposed to calling. It’s the reason why SMS Marketing i...
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