01.07.2021 | TOA Klub
Humans have adaptive brains which are geared towards learning and development. So why are transformative thinking and onward technologies always met with wonder, fear, and rejection? It’s hard to rationalise a nostalgia complex or facilitate a future utopia — and looking through history books, we wouldn’t necessarily want to go back there either.
Are the recent crossovers between technology, life, politics, and science impeding on our (supposed) Free Will the reason for this acute fear? Or did the same feelings arise during the agricultural revolution?
Curious? Same. We invited two phenomenal pioneers in the philosophical and…
07.06.2021 | TOA Klub
Edtech 2.0, Higher education alternative, cohort learning — these aren’t just vacant buzzwords. They’re loud movements and they’re here to stay.
For years, universities and their tangible setting provided a home to the stable institution and the powers that be. However as the Atlantic posted, that stability led to overconfidence, overpricing, and an overreliance on business models tailored to a physical world, which until recently, we didn’t realise was both fragile and interchangeable.
We never needed to replicate the experience, we needed to improve it. Improve accessibility, resources, feedback loops, and collaboration in learning.
26.05.2021 | TOA Klub
Be cautious, be adaptable. We’ve used this phrase over a few communication pieces recently, but this placement just might be the most relevant yet.
Caution, adaptability, and research are key to success in the wild west of cryptocurrency.
Cryptocurrency can be volatile at the best of times. Last week catapulted Bitcoin into a rocky territory as it harbored a 30% drop in value after new the announcement of tighter regulations on digital assets in China and further tax compliance in the US. …
16.06.2021 | TOA Klub
All good investment reads start with some mind-blowing stats to encourage you to read on, right?
Did you know that only 2.8% of VC investment goes to female-led companies? Did you also know that the pandemic affected the funding of women-led startups disproportionately to the country’s broader venture space, and declined to 2.4% in 2020 (from the all-time high of 3.4% in 2019)? Was this due to women making up only 13% of U.S.-based VC firms?