Geidea Founder Abdullah Othman talks growth journey, expansion, and more

Abdullah Othman, founder and chairman of Saudi fintech company Geidea, believes the distinction between “online” and “offline” will soon disappear when all transactions are conducted digitally in some capacity. The founder of the leading payment service provider aims to create opportunities for all merchants around the world to connect withContinue Reading

Block Investor Day 2022 Talks Bitcoin

Block’s overarching purpose is to drive economic empowerment in the world and Bitcoin plays a central role in that mission, its chief executives said during the firm’s first Investor Day since 2017 on Wednesday. “We believe Bitcoin is going to have a profound impact on financial services, particularly as aContinue Reading

Professor Rob Young is one of the Western Carolina University scientists who co-authored a report with the U.S. Department of the Interior.

When the waves inevitably wash away a sandcastle, it only takes a few pails of sand and a light afternoon’s work to rebuild. When hurricane winds, storm surge and flood waters inevitably come crashing down on the Gulf Coast — toppling beach homes, cracking asphalt and eroding the shoreline — it takes years of work and millions, sometimesContinue Reading

Region's SBA administrator talks small-business recovery

The U.S. Small Business Administration is the country’s “best-kept secret,” contends Geri Aglipay, the newly appointed administrator of SBA Region V, better known as the Great Lakes Region. “But we don’t want it to be a secret,” she adds. Many small businesses didn’t know exactly what services the SBA providedContinue Reading

The talks of TED@BCG 2022

The world is facing an unprecedented pace of change. In a day of talks and performances, a diverse group of experts explore how to stay ahead of the curve — covering everything from the value of purpose in business to the democratization of storytelling and the exciting potential of human-AIContinue Reading

Change Agent: Lisa Dimson talks disruption, technology, and innovation

Words like disruption and change are regular parts of Lisa Dimson’s vocabulary. The CMO of fast-casual pizza brand Your Pie believes that her job is to be a change agent who leads the brand’s marketing team to reach customers and drive results. “Whether it’s innovation in our go-to-market approachContinue Reading