Esports, Startups, Secrets for Success (Podcast Part II)

In this podcast, Karim Nurani welcomes back Arnold Hur the Chief Operations Officer and Co-President of Gen.G, the highly successful professional esports team and event company. In part 2 of this conversation, Arnold talks about uneven access to esports platforms, global 5G networks and their effect on mobile gaming, and cultural barriers, diversity, and gender equality in gaming.

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.

How Can The Law Keep Up with New Tech? (Podcast Part II)

In part 2 of this podcast, Karim Nurani welcomes back Joshua Fairfield of Washington and Lee University School of Law. Professor Fairfield is an internationally recognized law and technology scholar, who specializes in all things digital. His current research focuses on big data privacy protection, cryptocurrencies, and the development of virtual communities to maximize people’s potentials and achievements.

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.

How Can The Law Keep Up with New Tech? (Podcast Part I)

In this episode of the Global Investor Podcast, Professor Fairfield joins host Karim Nurani to describe how the law is able to address the ethical questions that arise with the founding of new technology and new use-cases. He cites the language of the law, intellectual property, and the gaming industry to demonstrate just how the law can keep pace. Listen to the full conversation to learn more.

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.