News and Trends

News and Trends

3 startups set to improve workplace equality

More and more business owners, from large corporate executives to small startup leaders, are taking stock of the negative effects that workplace inequalities have. Indeed they can significantly impact productivity, safety, employee retention and ultimately hurt the overall health of the business.  On the flip-side, making sure equal opportunities and rewards are offered to employees … Read more

Customer service and experience: 4 trends to watch

In the space of 10 years, smartphones, social media and e-commerce have completely changed the way brands interact with their customers. Consumers have set the bar higher and higher for customer service and user experience, leaving traditional brands (such as high-street retailers) in need of fresh solutions.  From additive manufacturing to last mile delivery, from … Read more

How are startups taking the mobility sector forward?

Despite not being the friendliest of sectors for new businesses, the sector of mobility and transports is seeing increased participation of new players. For our first EM Pitching event in Berlin and the 10th EM Pitching in Paris, we took the opportunity to reflect on how young ventures are shaping the way people and goods … Read more

5 ways in which IoT is shaping the Industry 4.0

In the past few months, we have seen a push from tech giants to fill our homes with “connected” devices, therefore increasing public awareness of the internet of things or IoT. However, this isn’t such a new technology and its adoption is already much more advanced in industrial environments than in consumer markets. In fact, … Read more

AI for Advisory: a friend more than a foe

The slow but steady permeation of automation and machine learning in financial advisory and wealth management has been giving the jitters to some professionals. However, there is increasing evidence suggesting artificial intelligence (AI) can empower human advisors more than hurt them as it is far from being able to replace them. Moreover, unlike the retail … Read more

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