Innovation is key in guaranteeing sustainability, efficiency and competitivity.
Unicorns were mythical creatures famous for the horn on their heads. Fast forward to the 21st Century and, now minus its protuberance, the myth comes to life in the form of businesses that manage to reach a valuation of 1 billion dollars. Becoming one of them is the dream of any fledgling startup.
The world is advancing at a dizzying pace and opportunities are multiplying for those who have the vision and right attitude. StartComillas, an initiative by the Universidad Pontificia Comillas, foster the entrepreneurial spirit of its students by offering them the training, support and resources they need. Find out more about this initiative directly from its chairwoman, Pilar Hernández.
Information is power. This has always been the case, but it is even more relevant now because of the data boom. When information is essential to stay ahead of customer demand, big data becomes small data, and it's worth its weight in gold. All brands want to get their hands on it, whether in digital or analogue format.
Tokyo (Japan) is currently the largest 'megacity' in the world with 37.4 million inhabitants. In 2100 it will be Lagos (Nigeria) with 88 million. The number of these urban centres are astounding and in a short period of time they will become a great challenge for humanity at a demographic, migratory, socio-economic, political and environmental level.
Self-driving cars, assistants that translate instantly from one language to another or personalized purchase suggestions. Complex tasks that used to be a fantasy are now possible thanks to Machine Learning, a discipline that allows computers to learn by themselves and perform tasks autonomously without the need to be programmed.