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How to Stay Ahead of the Market

Payfirma CEO Michael Gokturk (at left) and CCO Sunan Springs (at right). Photo: Hubert Kang

Next Big Thing 2016: "There's always a new channel to monetize," says Payfirma's Michael Gokturk

Meet the Startup Disrupting the Debt Industry

Borrowell CEO Andrew Graham (at right), COO Eva Wong (at left), and CTO Salim Naran. Photo: Nikki Ormerod

Next Big Thing 2016: “There’s a real hunger among consumers for different and better lending options,” says Borrowell's Andrew Graham

Why You Should Keep Your Customers Waiting


Next Big Thing 2016: Creating artificial scarcity can be good for your brand and your sales. The case for being exclusive

Why You Need to Make Your Products Friendlier

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Next Big Thing 2016: Empathy is design's big buzzword of the moment. Your user experience will have to adapt accordingly

The Next Frontier for Technology Startups

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Next Big Thing 2016: For too long, software has dominated Silicon Valley. But industrial- and infrastructure-focused ventures are on the rise

The Rise of Same-Day Everything

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Next Big Thing 2016: In the e-commerce age, the ability to get goods to consumers' doors is a must-have. Why delivery is such an important differentiator

The Active Way to Work With Local Government

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Next Big Thing 2016: To improve policy-making, some municipalities are encouraging economic development officers to take "business walks"

What 3D Printing is Really Good For

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Next Big Thing 2016: The technology won't replace factories any time soon, but it could still transform enterprise manufacturing. Here's how

The Simplest Form of Mobile E-Commerce


Next Big Thing 2016: Some retailers are going back to the future with their latest innovation in selling on the phone

Why It’s a Great Time to Buy a Business

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Next Big Thing 2016: A wave of boomerpreneuers is expected to retire in the next few years, meaning an unprecedented opportunity for acquirers

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