"The new stance of America’s most powerful CEOs is, of course, welcome. But we will have to wait and see whether it’s another publicity stunt, or whether they really mean what they say. In the meantime, we need legislative reform."Joseph Stiglitz
Facebook AI Research, Carnegie Mellon University, and others made AI capable of 6-on-1 matches with professional players. What’s next in behavioural finance?
WIRED challenged political scientist and blockchain researcher Bettina Warburg to explain blockchain technology to 5 different people; a child, a teen, a college student, a grad student, and an expert.
Results from a study "showed that people with higher wealth were more responsive to financial arguments than moral ones. Prioritising returns is on the one hand what you’d expect from investors in general; at the same time, it’s not what you’d expect if participation in sustainable finance were driven by a charitable impulse."Source: FT Alphaville
However, it plays a pivotal role in business development.
A new study sheds lights on achievements and areas of development of equity crowdfunding since its inception.
A fundamental question in entrepreneurial finance is what determines the amount of money raised.
FT data journalists Federica Cocco and John Burn-Murdoch look at the numbers behind George Monbiot’s argument that pressures for GDP growth of 3 per cent are in conflict with the drastic changes needed to prevent the worst impacts of climate change.
Every human activity produces both positive and negative impacts. Unless we measure and manage the negative along with the positive, we cannot be sure we are achieving our intended net societal and environmental benefits, nor can we take corrective action.(Adam Bendell, CEO of Toniic on the FT on why Impact investing starts with good intentions, but it cannot end there)
Registrations are open for taking part in the 4th ECN CrowdCamp “Exploring Blockchain for Alternative Finance” in Berlin on 13th June 2019.