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Jed McCaleb Talks Of A Universal Payment System

The role of blockchain technology in the world cannot be ignored. This is a technology that has so much potential for making the financial sector safe and simple to transact. The cryptocurrency hype has been ongoing for the last few years. The hype is not just hot air being blown by people who do not understand anything about digital currencies. The technology behind cryptocurrencies is known as blockchain. This is a technology that has more uses other than just the use of cryptocurrencies as we hear or know them. Blockchain technology for those who understand it knows that it has potential to change the whole financial currency. It is not just about cryptocurrencies; it can affect traditional assets and fiat currency. The right way to deal with the industry is ensuring that you are always on the right side of innovations in the industry.

One person who is standing on the right side of the industry is Jed McCaleb. He is the co-founder of Stellar, a new firm that wants to change the industry for the better by utilizing technologies that have potential to create a single payment system for cryptocurrencies. In an interview, Jed McCaleb talked of the industry as one that is moving on to greater advancement in future. Stellar will change the industry greatly by making the greatest innovation in the blockchain industry. The company is currently working on the creation of universal payment system that will integrate fiat money and traditional assets such as shares and stocks. The intention here I to put all currencies under one payment system using the blockchain technology. Jed McCaleb is predicting that by 2028, all this will have been accomplished.

According to Coin Telegraph, as the head of Stellar, he is committed to spearheading innovations. Previously, he has been a key innovator with different companies he has worked. With the experience he has, he decided to create his own company where he will have the freedom of making innovations without answering to other people. In 2011, he created the first centralized exchange. It was known as Mt. Gox. The platform was later sold to a software developer who unfortunately could not hold the company together. It was hacked in 2014 and finally closed down due to bankruptcy.

McCaleb on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jed-mccaleb-4052a4

DAMAC Properties CEO Hussain Sajwani Proves That The Middle East Has Economic Potential

When many people in the business world think about the sort of national economies that they might want to become involved in one could argue that countries in the Middle East rarely if ever make their shortlist. Most business people (and lay people for that matter) are likely quite aware of the fact that London, the capital of the Western European nation Britain, is a global hub for financial services professionals. It is also common knowledge that the French city of Paris is home to a strong business community and that Wall Street in New York City is a hotbed for banking. However far too few people realize that the Middle East is rife with opportunities to launch businesses and to reach new consumers. One of the countries that is helping to drive the economic opportunity that exists in the Middle East is a country in the region that is called the United Arab Emirates.

The United Arab Emirates is also home to a city that is known as Dubai. Dubai is notable for many things, including being a hub for global professionals and being home to some of the most luxurious hotels in the world. Dubai is also notable for being the base of operations for a lucrative company that is known as DAMAC Properties. DAMAC Properties is a leader in property development in the Middle East. DAMAC Properties was launched by the Arab businessman Hussain Sajwani.

Through his company DAMAC Properties businessman Hussain Sajwani, the DAMAC owner, was able to help transform Dubai’s real estate market and turn it into a desirable locale for people from all around the world. Like many property development firms Hussain Sajwani’s company DAMAC Properties has focused its efforts on cultivating expertise in one particular niche in the market. While Hussain Sajwani’s company DAMAC Properties’s projects have broken ground in the United Arab Emirates, Lebanon and the Kingdom of Jordan, the factor that binds most of those projects together is the fact that they were designed to serve clientele interested in luxury properties. Under the leadership of Hussain Sajwani, DAMAC Properties has developed luxury properties in both the commercial real estate sector and the residential real estate sector. Connect with Hussain Sajwani on LinkedIn.

More: https://lookup.ae/news/10885/business-profile-meet-damac-owner-hussain-sajwani

Talk Fusion is growing businesses through video marketing

In 2007 there was an app created to help businesses increase sales and profits. The app is called Talk Fusion and it allows video creation that assist with marketing. This app has become a business owners networking dream especially one who is constantly on the move. Even though the main component is video email, the app is continuing to grow and recently added a video chat feature. Being available in 140 countries, reaching a larger market in business has become easy with Talk Fusion. The app is downloadable on Apple and Android. Being able to share a video via email is guaranteed to get and keep any client, customer or partners attention over a traditional email. Videos can be recorded live or uploaded with the app. The app also allows for calls and messages to take place between friends and family and as long as Wifi, 3G or 4G are available, unlimited business or personal messages can be sent. Private meetings can be created and secured within the app. There is also an opportunity to host international video calls on mobile or desktop devices.

 

One of the differences with Talk Fusion is that it is ad free! That is definitely a bonus because most apps requires an additional fee to get rid of ads or doesn’t have the option for removing them at all. In addition, chat rooms can be started based on the country. That feature allows for chat invitations to be sent and the chat room is opened to multiple people and it shows who is active online. The chat also lets anyone send clear and blurry free picture messages. The conversations done through the chat can be saved and accessed another time if needed. Ultimately plenty of businesses have grown using Talk Fusion and professionals are enjoying using the app to get better engagement from clients. Anyone that is not currently using video email marketing should give them a try. Learn more: https://video-chat.talkfusion.com/

A Few of Shervin Pishevar’s Grim Predictions Expressed on Twitter

After more than two months of not sending out tweets, Shervin Pishevar let out a rant that lasted 21 hours. It included 50 points that touched on different topics like the stock market, bonds, technology, and bitcoin. For the most part, Shervin Pishevar had some grim predictions about the future of the US economy.

This Twitter rant came in response to a drop in the stock market on February 5, 2018. In fact, it is one of the biggest drops that the stock market had seen in years. Shervin Pishevar expressed concern about that drop and had a grim forecast saying that things were going to get even worse. He feels that the stock market is going to continue to experience slippage, predicting that it will lose an aggregate 6,000 points in the months to come.

One of the solutions that the government often uses to fix a decline in the market like this is quantitative easing. After his prediction, Shervin Pishevar said that people shouldn’t be surprised if leaders start talking about using this tool. However, he said that no one should be fooled by it. He thinks it is a tool that has been used too many times in the past and will not continue to be effective.

Another point that Shervin Pishevar made in this Twitter rant had to do with the entrepreneurial spirit becoming borderless. In the past, Silicon Valley was an area that had a stronghold on ideas and talent. It was backed by investors. However, this entrepreneurial spirit is something that is starting to be seen around the world. One of the examples he gave was about a train station being constructed in China in under 10 hours. Talented individuals from other countries no longer need to come to the US to get their ideas going. This is something that’s good for the global economy. However, it is not good for growth in the United States.

It seems like the bull’s-eye that Shervin Pishevar is getting at through the 50 tweets he sent out basically have to do with realizing that a new system needs to be built from the ground up.

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Entrepreneurs Take The Economy to the Future with Market America

Our access to technology is changing the way we do everything. From how we communicate, to how we shop and work. Those with the initiative and imagination are moving right along with this evolution to create an entirely new economy and global marketplace. Market America was founded in 1992 with the vision to help individuals evolve along with technology to create this global movement.

Market America strives to provide the resources, tools and technology to independent business owners and aspiring business owners to make sure that their concepts and products can compete and succeed in this new age of digital business and ecommerce. The UnFranchise program, fueled by Market America, makes it possible for entrepreneurs to create an ongoing income in the digital marketplace. This income generation in turn spurs on greater business investment from the individual. This healthy cycle of progress and growth is what makes UnFranchise business participation successful long term.

Entrepreneurs all have one thing in common, and that is a desire to be independent and forge their own way in the business world. Market America fosters and nurtures this independence while also providing a secure underpinning of education and resources that the business owner can benefit from. This enables these owners to be in business for themselves, but not by themselves. You are in charge, but you are not in this by yourself.

Through their affiliate site Shop.com, independent UnFranchise owners can get their products and services moving and generating income faster than ever before. Online marketing and ecommerce is an entirely different platform from traditional brick and mortar trade. Having a strong hand to lean on and guide you through the different aspects of marketing and ecommerce success is a priceless advantage.

Shop.com boasts itself as one of the largest online retailers active today, which offers consumers over 35 million products and services worldwide. Shop.com and Market America provide the perfect avenue to connect consumers with the business owners who have the products and services they need and want.

Market America now has corporate headquarters in ten countries world wide, making them a powerhouse of global enterprise.

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Hyperloop One Executive Chairman Shervin Pishevar Is Tweeting Like A President

No one expected Donald Trump to continue tweeting once he moved to the White House. But the urge to tweet can be hard to ignore for the famous and the wealthy. Just ask Shervin Pishevar. He’s the latest big-money investor to use Twitter as his soapbox. Shervin Pishevar is not as famous as Donald Trump, but he is famous in the startup industry. He was the man who told Menlo Ventures to back Uber when Uber was just getting started. And Pishevar is the guy Elon Musk is working with on the Hyperloop One startup. Shervin Pishevar also has a piece of Warby Parker, Didi, Washio, TaskRabbit, Tumblr, Klout, and Parse. That’s just a few of his current investments.

But Shervin Pishevar is not in the news for backing another new startup or for rejoining his investment firm, Sherpa Capital. Shervin is tweeting his way to national attention, and he is making progress. His recent 21-hour, 50-tweet tirade has some investors shaking their heads, and other investors are taking his tweeting predictions as fact. Pishevar said a financial crisis is coming, and the bond market is not going to be a safe haven for investors during that crisis.

Shervin Pishevar also put a tweet in motion that warns of a Silicon Valley breakdown, and a warning that China is beating the U.S. not only in economic growth but also in infrastructure growth. Government officials are short-term thinkers, according to a Shervin Pishevar tweet. And big U.S. corporations are as powerful as some countries, and that isn’t good news, according to a Shervin tweet.

The Pishevar tweet rant didn’t really reveal any new information except for the 6,000-point drop in the stock market and the crash of the Bitcoin. Most investors know there is financial trouble brewing. Big investors are covering their bets the best way they know how. Shervin didn’t say when all his tweet predictions will be a reality. But Pishevar isn’t done putting himself out there on Twitter, according to some investors. Who knows? Shervin likes to shake things up, so any topic is fair game for Shervin.

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Flavio Maluf Takes Eucatex Company To The Next Level

As the saying goes, if it is a rose it will blossom, Eucatex Company has proved to be a rose. From a humble start, this company has grown to be one of the established and reputable businesses in Brazil, thanks to the professional and top notch leadership of one Flavio Maluf.

In 1951, Eucatex Company was established; a tiny company which no one would think that it would one day grows to be an international company. During this time, this company would only focus on producing ceiling tiles and panels. In just a duration of 3 years since its inception, the company had already opened Fiberboard Industrial Unit, its first ever mill in Sao Paulo.

The unit focused on producing flexible boards, but as time went on it also started manufacturing ceiling tiles and panels. This company takes environmental issues seriously, and it’s the reason that up to date, it continues to conserve the environment. It believes that the environment should be preserved for the future and that is why it continues to plant more eucalyptus trees. The progress saw the company scoop various awards. Read more about Flavio Maluf at Blog do Ronco

As time went by, the company now started opening up representative offices in many cities in Brazil and also extended to Buenos Aires in Argentina. One good turn deserves another, and at this time, Eucatex Company would produce up to 100 tons every day. Today, the company does not only provide ceiling tiles but also, various products such as laminate floors, wall partitions, MDP and MDF panels, doors, hardboards, paints, and varnishes. It exports its products to more than 37 countries.

The successes of this business can be attributed to one Flavio Maluf, who is the company’s CEO. Flavio Maluf assumed this position in 2005 April. He also is the company’s Chairman of the Board of Executive Officers and Vice Chief Executive Officer as well, among several other positions that he holds in the same company. Mr. Flavio Maluf is a learned man, and it’s thought that his high education has enabled him to run this business efficiently. He received a degree in Mechanical Engineering t from PUC and also a business management postgraduate degree which he got from New York University. Follow: https://twitter.com/flavio_maluf

 

Flavio Maluf Discusses New Deal

Flavio Maluf, president of Eucatex, issued a note last night, informing the company’s workers and leaders in Botucatu about the deal between Eucatex and Duratex. They have confirmed that they will do business between companies. Eucatex will give a farm in Capão Bonito in exchange for the production line of thin sheets of wood in Botucatu.

Flavio Maluf believes that productivity at work is an essential factor for success. Because of this, the president of the companies Eucatex, the businessman and executive Maluf, brings some tips to overcome the possible obstacles and not drop the income in this period. Check out.

1- Do not overdo in unnecessary conversations

This is a habit that can take a lot of the employee’s work hours. What contributes most to the establishment of this custom are the breaks for coffees and snacks. It is at these times that people focus on the same place and start random conversations – which is not a prohibited practice, everyone has a right to breathe, provided that it is short. However, when it stretches too far, it becomes inappropriate and results in loss of productivity. Visit barbacenaonline.com to learn more.

2- Do not overdo the use of the cell phone

With all the technology nowadays it’s hard to stay away from this little gadget that sounds magical, does not it? Yes, but it does. Of course, many jobs require you to be connected, informed, up to date – but for everything, there is a limit. Flavio reports what the founder of the Longitude School says: a look at the messages and news is tolerable, but this should not be so frequent as to disrupt the progress of work and decrease professional performance. So watch out.

Mr. Flavio is Chief Executive and director of Eucatex S.A. Industria e Comercio and serves as the Chairman of the Board at Eucatex since 2005. S.A. Industria e Comercio. He worked for Sistemas S.A. Corretoras de Título e Valore Mobiliário and Citibank, New York. Flavio Maluf got his Bachelor’s of Mechanical Engineering at Fundação Armando Álvares

Learn more: http://www.infomoney.com.br/negocios/noticias-corporativas/noticia/5913933/flavio-maluf-traz-dicas-que-podem-ajudar-transformar-sua-ideia

 

Felipe Montoro Jens and The PPP Project in Sao Paulo that Helps Generate Jobs

It’s hard to pound the pavement. Looking for a job knowing that there’s a lot of uncertainty and competition out there means that there are sacrifices, risks, and unfortunate situations that would push the limit of one’s talents and endurance. When a country has not a lot of entrepreneurs, risk takers and is without a business culture that’s prevalent in the corners of the country, there would be a lot of jobless people pounding the pavement. Fortunately, in Brazil, there are business leaders like Felipe Montoro Jens who are initiating ways to generate jobs through a public and private partnership. Right now, one of them would be the PPP projects in Sao Paulo. Learn more about Felipe Montoro Jens at terra.com

100,000 Jobs for Brazil

It may seem like an act of pulling a rabbit out of a hat to say that with the help of Felipe Montoro Jens, Sao Paulo Brazil can get about 100,000 of jobs. In the new program set by a municipality-centered project in Brazil, Felipe Montoro Jens will help build a committee that would improve the housing situation in Brazil. With the help of the group Cohab-SP, the new residents of the housing project will be chosen. Those who will qualify will get to live in the housing project with the support of the government. It is also with the help of the city of Sao Paulo that the right families will be chosen. These families will then be the residents of the PPP housing community.

However, the significant contribution of the Private-Public Partnership set by Felipe Montoro Jens is the fact that more jobs will be generated to those who will be helping Mr. Jens in building the housing project. Amid the series of phases of the housing project, more people can get the opportunity to offer their skills, expertise, and labor to earn income from the budget set for the project. Truly, Felipe Montoro Jens has helped produce the right amount of sustainable level of work highly needed by the country.

About Felipe Montoro Jens

Mr. Jens is the CEO of EnergiparCaptacao S.A. as well as the chairman of Concessionari do Centro Administrativo do Distrito Federal S.A.

More info can be found by visiting: http://www.felipemontorojens.com.br/

 

Bob Reina: He Stands Tall

Bob Reina is one of those CEO’s and founders that just seems to stand head and shoulders above the competition and above the rest. The great thing about it, though, is the fact it comes so naturally to him. Some people were built for it, born for it, and really know how to do it. Bob Reina is one of those people. It is why it was such a natural fit for him to go from being a police officer into the CEO and founder of Talk Fusion. It is hard to believe the company is now in its eleventh year. They have really done a lot of good in those eleven years for a lot of people.

 

It takes a while to build success, and Bob Reina knows this better than anyone else. Even though he was a natural fit and it came at the right time for him, it wasn’t like it came easy. If there is anything in life worth doing, it is going to be hard and there is going to be a lot of time that is needed to do it properly. However, as long as someone has the right instruments in their arsenal, they at least have a chance. Bob Reina is giving people a chance with so many video applications that are state of the art and people are running with this chance.

 

They are also enjoying the 30-day free trials. Whenever someone is going to do something that is new, it is always a little bit scary because of the unknown and they don’t know what to expect and how to work it. By giving them thirty days and by allowing them to interact with the customer service team over at Talk Fusion, they know they can see what they are in store for and what they can expect out of this great company.

 

Bob Reina truly wants the best for everyone, and he believes in this company. It is why he is always promoting Talk Fusion. He wants people to be made aware of it, so they can start enjoying it. Learn more: https://www.businessforhome.org/2011/11/bob-reina-ceo-talk-fusion-interview/