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How the tech behind the FIFA World Cup will shape the future of Qatar

Oscar Barranco Liébana (Integrated Operations Platform Director, FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022) undertook an immense technological challenge in 2022 – enabling the smooth running of the FIFA World Cup in Qatar through integrated technology systems that covered everything from entertainment and accommodation to transport, sustainability, and much more.  The Integrated Operations

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Data, AI and Robotics: How e-commerce brands can stay ahead

Hot on the heels of a rapid global transition to digital, e-commerce is a highly competitive space – with companies competing to solve problems using the most efficient technologies. And LEAP offers the ideal place for brands to gain access to key technologies and new research that can elevate their business.

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Welcome to the 215 new techies who have joined us since last Friday. If you haven’t already, subscribe and join our community in receiving weekly tech insights, updates, and interviews with industry experts straight to your inbox. This week we’re quoting Salomon Aiach (Co-Founder at Origins Fund)  What

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An investment portfolio built on game-changing ideas

An early-stage tech investor with a keen eye for market opportunities, Salomon Aiach (Co-Founder at Origins Fund) invests mostly in B2C and B2B2C companies, so the end-user is the consumer.  From Facebook to Goldman Sachs, his career history is littered with high-profile (and high-pressure) roles, and when it comes to

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You've got to know how to work with humans...

We caught up with McCauley for some quick-fire questions. And one of his answers sparked a deep conversation among our team: about why the people working most closely with AI need to have solid people skills.

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How the tech behind the FIFA World Cup will shape the future of Qatar

Oscar Barranco Liébana (Integrated Operations Platform Director, FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022) undertook an immense technological challenge in 2022 – enabling the smooth running of the FIFA World Cup in Qatar through integrated technology systems that covered everything from entertainment and accommodation to transport, sustainability, and much more.  The Integrated Operations

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Data, AI and Robotics: How e-commerce brands can stay ahead

Hot on the heels of a rapid global transition to digital, e-commerce is a highly competitive space – with companies competing to solve problems using the most efficient technologies. And LEAP offers the ideal place for brands to gain access to key technologies and new research that can elevate their business.

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An investment portfolio built on game-changing ideas

An early-stage tech investor with a keen eye for market opportunities, Salomon Aiach (Co-Founder at Origins Fund) invests mostly in B2C and B2B2C companies, so the end-user is the consumer.  From Facebook to Goldman Sachs, his career history is littered with high-profile (and high-pressure) roles, and when it comes to

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Will fintech create new inequalities in finance?

Last year on the blog, Dr. Ritesh Jain (Founder of Infynit) explained why payments are the lifeblood of the financial services industry.  This week, we caught up with him again to dig a little deeper into his perspective on payments, fintech, and financial inclusion.  Crucially, we wanted to find out

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The evolution of esports with Fabien Devide

Last year, esports club Team Vitality celebrated a decade in the industry – and over that time it has been part of seismic changes in the popularity and scope of the esports market. Back in 2013, the esports market was just beginning to find its place, carving out a space at

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Accelerating innovation: An open-source autonomous driving platform

According to data from Next Move Strategy Consulting, the global autonomous vehicle market reached nearly 17,000 units in 2022. By 2030, it’s projected there will be 127,000 autonomous vehicles on the roads worldwide.  This week we interviewed LEAP 2024 speaker Helen Pan (General Manager at Baidu’s

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Investors and NFTs: Is It Worth The Investment?

Today, it seems as if you cannot avoid NFTs. The news, social media, business moguls, venture capitalists, and teenagers alike are all buzzing about them. From mid-2021, we have started to see venture capital investment in NFT marketplaces, along with some exclusive NFT-directed funds being established. Now we want to

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Web 1.0 was static, decentralised, mostly read-only home pages. Web 2.0 is about blogging, social media and e-commerce centralised and owned by tech giants. Web 3.0 is about whatever we want it to become. According to Chris Dixon: “We are now at the beginning of the web3

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How the tech behind the FIFA World Cup will shape the future of Qatar

Oscar Barranco Liébana (Integrated Operations Platform Director, FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022) undertook an immense technological challenge in 2022 – enabling the smooth running of the FIFA World Cup in Qatar through integrated technology systems that covered everything from entertainment and accommodation to transport, sustainability, and much more.  The Integrated Operations

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Be good – in more ways than one

Welcome to the 215 new techies who have joined us since last Friday. If you haven’t already, subscribe and join our community in receiving weekly tech insights, updates, and interviews with industry experts straight to your inbox. This week we’re quoting Salomon Aiach (Co-Founder at Origins Fund)  What

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An investment portfolio built on game-changing ideas

An early-stage tech investor with a keen eye for market opportunities, Salomon Aiach (Co-Founder at Origins Fund) invests mostly in B2C and B2B2C companies, so the end-user is the consumer.  From Facebook to Goldman Sachs, his career history is littered with high-profile (and high-pressure) roles, and when it comes to

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Saudi Arabia: A hotspot for the digital generation

From working in Parliament in Austria to pushing the boundaries of digital tech in Riyadh, LEAP 2024 speaker Margarete Schramboek (Board Member at Aramco Digital; Former Minister of Economy and Digital, Austria) has a passion for the potential of digitisation to transform our world.  We asked her what entrepreneurs should

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How do you find a co-founder?

Welcome to the 7,107 new techies who have joined us since #LEAP24. If you haven’t already, subscribe and join our community in receiving weekly tech insights, updates, and interviews with industry experts straight to your inbox. This week we’re quoting Dr. Wyatt McDonnell (CEO and Founding Scientist