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All you want to know about blockchains

A positive about this technology, is that no middle man is needed in the whole process, as it is a computer that essentially adds all the relevant content to the ledger, and maintains its integrity. This fact is actually one of the main reasons that the banks are starting to become attracted to this new technology. Using a blockchain could drastically reduce costs for banks, therefore naturally almost every major player in the financial service industry is interested in it. However, due to the v...

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39 facts you didn't know about Uber

Valuation, competitors, investments and everything else you need to know about Uber. Take a look at the following infographic by MisterBeep for more exciting statistics.

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How KLEAR will change the way people interact with finance

How KLEAR will change the way people interact with finance The concept of KLEAR is combination of two ideas. On one side there is a P2P Lending Platform and on the other side a Financial Education Platform. Peer to Peer Lending Platform Currently the situation on consumer finance markets is everything but transparent. Misleading advertising, complex products hiding high fees, huge credit protection premiums are allowing banks hide the big margin they harvest on simple act of connec...

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The Recruitment Disconnect in Kenya

The level of unemployment in Kenya is on an all-time high. This comes at a time when employers are advertising jobs on a daily basis, desperately searching to fill their vacant positions; and job seekers are daily searching for jobs. One would think that there would be a steady decrease in the unemployment rates, but recent statistics paint a different narrative. So why is there such a huge disconnect? This article will show factors that might have contributed to this situation. 1. Supply and...

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Here is why graduates in Kenya may not have a job after university in Kenya

The assumption that merely being a university graduate guarantees easy passage into the job market is not entirely true. The unemployment rate stands at 40%, with the highest percentage among the youth between the ages of 18 and 34 according to the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics. it takes a university graduate five years to get a job in Kenya according to the British funded study on unemployment and higher education A report released by the Commission for Higher Education informs us that...