MercadoLibre is commonly referred to as the ‘Amazon of Latin America.’ Both an online marketplace and a payments platform, the company operates in a region with tremendous potential, one that has yet to undergo a digital transformation of retail. In this article, Community columnist Aditi Somayajula explains why MercadoLibre is one to watch.
Inequality is a growing concern worldwide, and governments are struggling to find a tax policy that optimizes equality without sacrificing production. A group of Harvard researchers has designed a supposedly better tax policy through a data-driven solution, using artificial intelligence to simulate economies.
Facebook is now Meta. Or is it? Does changing a company’s name still retain a company’s original goals and values? For Facebook, the change involves introducing the “metaverse,” a world completely based in virtual reality. Read on to find out potential implications of this new technology and how it may change our lives!
For decades, the American housing industry has remained relatively resistant to change. But amidst the current housing climate, proptech companies, tech startups in the real estate space, have begun to streamline different aspects of the industry. This article will present a case for proptech and its ability to reinvent real estate.
All the data is pointing to a significant decline in sales revenue and demand, signaling that a similar end to that of Toys R Us is near for many toy manufacturers. Or is it? The toy industry is still raking in more than 20.7 billion dollars in sales a year, which begs the question: is the toy industry actually in danger?
The online education industry is expected to experience rapid growth during the COVID-19 pandemic since the majority of schools are closed. The leading online education companies such as Chegg, Coursera, and Udacity may have promising long-term growth due to the COVID-19 lockdown, but they may not be optimal investments as of now.
Over the past year, COVID 19 has impacted buying decisions and seller practices. As cases continue to rise across the world, how have businesses been impacted by closures and online commerce?
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed huge gaps in access to healthcare, especially in marginalized communities. Could healthcare tech startups be a potential solution to the holes within the U.S. healthcare system? This article examines the opportunities and challenges that these startups face in navigating the complex healthcare landscape.