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6 Important Factors Venture Capitalists Consider Before Investing

By JONATHAN LONG

If you know that only about 1% of the new startups are properly funded, you know that the experience of getting the necessary investment may be one of the most difficult steps in any business venture. In this article, Jonathan Long takes us into the world of investors and venture capitalists to tell us the six most important factors they care about when assessing investment opportunities. We highly recommend reading this article, especially by entrepreneurs who are looking to finance their new startups.

About the author:

Jonathan Long is the founder of Market Domination Media, a performance-based online marketing agency

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How to Boost Your (and Others’) Emotional Intelligence

By Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic and Michael Sanger
JANUARY 09, 2017
The value of this fascinating article is due to the importance of emotional intelligence as one of the most important components of success on both career and personal levels. A factor that has long been either ignored or forgotten in many books and scientific articles even specialized ones. Therefore, the authors of this article focused on determining the role of emotional intelligence in success, and on the way to promote EQ not only in the individual, but also in others.
Although we focus in the Chair on topics related to the development of e-commerce, we find that articles like these, not far from our mission and goals.

About the author:

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic is the CEO of Hogan Assessment Systems, a Professor of Business Psychology at University College London, and a faculty member at Columbia University. Find him on Twitter: @drtcp or at www.drtomascp.com. His next book, The Talent Delusion, will be published in February 2017.

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12 Trends In The E-Commerce Industry In 2017 That You Need To Know:

By Hari S.N.

E-Commerce is here to stay. Only those companies which do not want to remain relevant to its customers and markets can afford to ignore the power and strengths of e-Commerce. People have started looking at Online shopping in the recent years very seriously. If you belong to the e-commerce business, you must know the latest trends. As per the author, this is the best possible time for businesses to go with the flow to achieve success. Plan to expand your business keeping the 12 trends in the e-commerce industry given below in mind as the author enlists here.

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Why China’s tech giants are better suited to Saudi Arabia than Google and Facebook.

By Justina Crabtree

Technology companies from China, and not the U.S., will win the race to capture Saudi Arabia’s young, lucrative market. The author writes that Chinese companies’ diversified structure and confidence working alongside government mean that they lend themselves well to foreign markets structured like Saudi Arabia’s. Chinese companies are more comfortable than their U.S. counterparts in working with early-stage markets, as demonstrated by the Middle Kingdom’s massive Belt and Road project.

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Top 10 Website Design Elements and Principles

By Harikrishna Kundariya

A better design reflects a complex, complicated, fun and exciting business reputation. There is always a lot to learn, a lot to do and to consider when you’re a beginner for designing – not to mention the fact that technology is constantly evolving, new software is being published and new trends are coming soon in IT industry. In fact, this can be a bit overwhelming for designing and especially website design and development company focusing more on blending technology with business. This article lists the best practices in effective websites.

About the author:

Harikrishna Kundariya is a website technology professional and is the owner of eSparkBiz Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which is a Website Design and Development Company serving in the field of web technologies.

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Logistics in the Time of E-Commerce

By David Sparkman

Warehouse operators and parcel delivery companies are the big winners in an Internet-driven economy. The world over, there is no doubt that business world has been moved by e-commerce, which is reshaping even the furthest reaches of the economy. This article lists the issues before the logistics sector and how it is being affected by the trends seen in e-commerce arena. This article is based out of  report, issued by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, (who are its co-sponsors, along with Penske Logistics), and is based on research conducted by the worldwide management consulting firm of A.T. Kearney Inc.

About the author:

David Sparkman is founding e d ito r ofA C W I Advance (www.acwi.org), the newsletter o f the American Chain o f Warehouses Inc., as well as a member o f the M H £L Editorial Advisory Board. He also heads David Sparkman Consulting, a Washington D.C. area public relations and communications firm. Sparkman has also been a freelance writer, specializing in logistics and freight transportation.

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High Noon.com: Battle for Saudi e-commerce market begins

By Katie Paul

In Saudi Arabia, which has lagged behind regional leader the UAE, both Noon.com and Souq.com will have to adapt to the particular challenges of the market to prosper. After months of delays, Noon.com launched in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and expressed its plans to enter the Saudi market very soon.This will start a race for dominance in a largely untapped market against Dubai-based Souq.com, which is already present in Saudi Arabia and poised for expansion after its acquisition this year by Amazon. Both companies are well armed for the fight. This article lists the development on competitive front by the two major regional e-commerce players along with the local issues in context of Saudi Arabia.

About the author:

Katie Paul is Riyadh-based journalist and blogger with a decade of experience writing for wire services, newspapers and magazines. She cover Saudi Arabia for Reuters news agency with focus on business and economics in Saudi Arabia.

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