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YellowBlocks Insights: Female Leaders, It’s Time to Bring Your Unique Voice to the Table

24 March, 2020

Exclusive insights from YellowBlocks' founder on the Global Victoria’s Women’s Business Summit and beyond Victoria state (Australia) is one of the world’s most open and progressive societies for women in international business. In the occasion of its inaugural Global Victoria's Women's Business Summit, YellowBlocks as a women-led business was proud to be invited by the Victorian government of Australia to join the 4-day high-level program and represent tech scene in Vietnam. More in [...]

WHAT MAKES A SMART CITY SO “SMART”?

14 October, 2019

Major technological, economic and environmental changes have generated interest in smart cities, including climate change, economic restructuring, the move to online retail and entertainment, ageing populations, urban population growth and pressures on public finances. Are cities becoming “smart” in the same way that telephones became smart? While smartphones have become ubiquitous and have managed to reduce landline service to only 40% of American homes, “smart” within the co [...]

THE FUTURE OF MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY

06 October, 2019

Early of this week, we have launched the Deep Tech Heroes S1E1: Revolutionizing Medicine with Living Microtissues.👉Read more: https://yellowblocks.org/deep-tech-heroes-s1e1-revolutioni…/To continue and spread out that spirit, this one-minute bite size sheds light on the future of medical technology. The future of medical technology Medicine is one of the world’s oldest industries and major advances in medicine usually reflect humanity’s progress milestones. Today, all of thes [...]

WOMEN IN TECH – GLOBAL MOVEMENTS

27 September, 2019

Women account for less than 20% of executive positions and only 4% of S&P 500 companies are led by female CEOs/ founders. While everyone agrees that women are just as capable as men, everyone can also agree that there is a significant shortage of women business leaders, especially within the tech industry. Whatever the reasons are, stay optimistic! Some of the world’s biggest tech companies have women leading their helms. A few examples include: Ginni Rometty - CEO, IBM, Sheryl San [...]

RAISING FUNDS IN THE CRYPTO WORLD

22 September, 2019

There have been a few different ways for companies to raise funds for development and expansion such as Initial Public Offerings (IPO) where stocks are sold on national exchanges. In the crypto world, startups are finding easier ways to raise funds with Initial Coin Offerings (ICO), Initial Exchange Offerings (IEO), and Security Token Offerings (STO).Let's go further to figure what are they and how they are different from each other The concept of fund raising is largely the same but the [...]

THE FIRST ‘BLOCK’ OF YELLOWBLOCKS – OUR ADVISORS!

20 September, 2019

Today, let us introduce to you the first ‘block’ of YellowBlocks - Our advisors!They are experts with decades of experience in startup ecosystems from all over the world, captivated by the growth of Vietnam and ready to help accelerate that growth. We’re incredibly fortunate to be their trusted platform to make things happen. Mr. David Lang, Digital Transformation Consultant - Fortune 100 companies David is an entrepreneurial and innovative executive with more than 30 years of t [...]

THE FUTURE OF WORK – CONNECTING THE DOTS

09 September, 2019

Here at one-minute bite size post, we like to update you on the world’s disruptive technologies but today we’re going to talk about disrupting the workforce!This is the curation from Ms. Doan Kieu My’s keynote at the OpenUP Summit. 1. Future of work As technology makes exponential advances while energizing industries and developing regions with new models for growth, the workforce of the future will dramatically change and new or merged skill sets will become increasingly critic [...]

A LOOK INTO THE FUTURE

01 September, 2019

At YellowBlocks we like to think about ways to connect the world’s most innovative next-generation technologies and build opportunities for them to flourish… but we’re also tech nerds who are passionate about the amazing tech of the future! We’re entering an era when the tech we saw in sci-fi movies are now becoming the future. An era of Black Mirror’s augmented reality and the space exploration of Interstellar. A great way to summarize this comes from futurist James Canton in [...]

TOP KEYS TAKEAWAY FROM DEEP TECH ECOSYSTEM MEETUP!

25 August, 2019

Well over 100 ecosystem stakeholders, high-level decision makers, and community leaders were in attendance for a day full of Deep Tech Ecosystem Meetup! What is deep tech and why is it important? SGInnovate’s Deputy Director, Mr. Tuan Nguyen, explained that deep tech is innovation “based on substantial scientific advances and high-tech engineering” often based on major societal shifts and challenges. Its existence is fundamental to society as “it helps enable our future econo [...]

TOP KEY POINTS OF THE PRIVATE BRIEFING: BLOCKCHAIN – CRYPTOECONOMICS AND BEYOND

21 August, 2019

It’s easy to see how blockchain can impact many sectors but how can it shape the future of economies? These topics were discussed at our August 2nd meetup, “Cryptoeconomic and Beyond 2019” hosted in collaboration with our exclusive partner, the RMIT Blockchain Innovation Hub, and presented by RMIT’s accomplished blockchain economist, Dr. Chris Berg. In this One-Minute bite size recap, we’ll give you the key points of Dr. Berg’s presentation. Before we begin, let’s have a qu [...]