April 2018

Q&A: Avant Global CEO Demetri Argyropoulos

(As featured on Chief Executive- April 19, 2018) Written by: Patrick Gorman Avant Global CEO Demetri Argyropoulos specializes in creating relationships—but not just any relationships. His business advisory company has generated over $15 billion in value creation for clients, and creates strategic relationships for them to further their success and provide clients with the best possible […]

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March 2018

Here’s How MENA Companies Can Find Opportunity in the United States

(As featured on Entrepreneur- March 8, 2018) Written by: Demetri Argyropoulos     While many of tech’s top disruptors are born, or raised, in Silicon Valley, there are a myriad of others across the globe looking for a way into the booming growth of new tech in the United States. With the Middle East establishing […]

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March 2018

A cross-country adviser

  (As featured on GMI Post- March 5, 2018) Written by: GMI Post Team   Find the link to the full story below: http://www.gmipost.com/special-feature/52/us-great-lakes-2018/153/avant-global.html  

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March 2018

Asian Altcoin Trading Roundup: Top Cryptocurrency is Ripple

(As featured on News BTC- March 5, 2018) Written by: Martin J. Young FOMO Moments Another week begins in crypto land and the Asian markets are bubbling away nicely. Most altcoins are in the green, albeit marginally, although Bitcoin hasn’t really moved over the past 24 hours and is still floating around $11,500. Total market […]

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March 2018

Ripple Is In The Japanese Banking Sector

(As featured on Crypto Daily- March 4, 2018) Written by: Nathan Bentley Early yesterday morning, unconfirmed reports of a national rollout of Ripple within the Japan Bank Consortium took the internet by storm. According to AMBCrypto Ripple shareholders have formed a joint venture with the consortium to integrate Ripple’s blockchain into everyday transactions within 47 […]

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March 2018

How XRP Fits Into Ripple’s Payments Products Explained

(As featured on Coindesk- March 4, 2018) Written by: Rachel Rose O’Leary Ripple and its native cryptocurrency, XRP, are having a moment. Winning the attention of new investors (so much so that XRP shot up over 1,000 percent earlier this year) as well as new clients (with announcements rolling out at a slow and steady clip), the enterprise blockchain […]

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March 2018

Is This Magic Monday for Ripple (XRP) – Coinbase & CNBC

  (As featured on Crypto News- March 4, 2018) Written by: David Robledo Source: CNBC Fast Money promo Ripple (XRP) – Crypto-feeds and news sources are buzzing with anticipation for this Monday, March 5, when Coinbase will begin a three-month implementation for the addition of 500 new personnel—and 90 of these employees start work this Monday. Adding this […]

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March 2018

Ripple (XRP) and Amazon Would Be A Match Made In Crypto Heaven

(As featured on Crypto News- March 4, 2018) Written by: John P. Njui I will admit from the onset that this is a hypothetical partnership that is yet to happen. But it is always good to muse about the possibilities of some of these Crypto currency projects partnering with major retailing giants that have shaped […]

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March 2018

Ripple Platform Successfully Tested By 47 Japanese Banks

(As featured on Legal Gambling- March 3, 2018) Written by: Cameron Bishop The 47-member consortium of Japanese banks, which ran a pilot program to test the Google-backed Ripple’s blockchain based cloud payment platform RC Cloud, will soon start using the platform to make domestic and international payments. The blockchain based real-time gross settlement platform enables […]

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March 2018

Ripple (XRP) Is Ready For Wallstreet

  (As featured on Crypto News- March 3, 2018) Written by: John P. Njui This article goes out to Brad Garlinghouse and the Ripple Team. I think the time is ripe for a Ripple IPO. The partnerships and traction the company is making, warrants for it to go public on the other side of investments other […]

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March 2018

Ripple (XRP): Into the Mainstream Waters with South Korean Bank

(As featured on Global Coin Report- March 3, 2018) Written by: Maja Rogic Ripple is taking off stronger as new projects and partnerships are being sealed and announced. Maybe the greatest one of them all comes in form of the recent announcement from the side of the South Korean Bank. It was announced that Ripple […]

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March 2018

Ripple (XRP) – There’s Another Clear Reason XRP Look Unstoppable

(As featured on Crypto Gazette- March 3, 2018) Written by: Kiel Thompson To say Ripple (XRP) is going to be unstoppable in 2018 isn’t that far-fetched. After all, Ripple is one of the best performers in the cryptocurrency market on year-over-year returns. The XRP price charts show that the cryptocurrencythat is currently ranked 3rd, gained value […]

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March 2018

South Korean Bank Trials Ripple for Overseas Remittances

(As featured on CoinDesk- March 2, 2018) Written by: Wolfie Zhao South Korea’s Woori Bank has reportedly completed a cross-border remittance test using the distributed ledger technology (DLT) developed by San Fransisco-based startup Ripple. According to local business media source ChosunBiz, the completion of the trial arrives as the bank’s Digital Strategy Department reveals plans to […]

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March 2018

One South Korea’s Largest Banks Trials Ripple, Hints Full Integration in 2018

(As featured on News BTC- March 2, 2018) Written by: Joseph Young Chosun, South Korea’s largest business-focused mainstream media outlet, reported that one the country’s largest banks Woori trialed Ripple payments for remittances. Ripple Trials Woori’s digital strategy department successfully processed payments on the Ripple blockchain network and according to the company, Woori might be able to […]

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March 2018

South Korean Bank Reports Successful Test of Ripple Remittance

(As featured on Coinspeaker- March 2, 2018) Written by: Alexandra Sayapina The traditional cross-border payment systems may start to be driven out by the distributed ledger technologies as Woori bank considers commercializing of Ripple-based overseas remittances this year. Distributed ledger technology is seen as the future of the banking sphere. It is fast, secure and […]

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March 2018

South Korean Bank Plans ‘Commercial’ Ripple Remittances By 2019

(As featured on Coin Telegraph- March 2, 2018) Written by: William Suberg South Korean bank Woori Bank intends to introduce “commercialized” international remittances this year based on Ripple, a cryptocurrency-powered remittance network, local news outlet ChosunBiz reports Friday, Mar. 2. On the back of a positive test transaction by its Digital Strategy Department following initial tests in January, the bank […]

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March 2018

The Ripple (XRP) Wave Continues

  (As featured on Crypto News- March 2, 2018) Written by: Justin Skotish Ripple (XRP) – After providing banks and financial institutions with a method of instant value transfer that is both secure and traverses across borders, Ripple is breaking new boundaries yet again. The altcoin has held fast despite dips in the cryptocurrency markets. Its […]

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March 2018

Canon U.S.A. Builds on Success of the ‘One Canon’ Strategy During Event

(As featured on Printing Impressions- March 1, 2018) Written by: Printing Impressions Team MELVILLE, N.Y. – March 1, 2018 – Canon U.S.A., a leader in digital imaging solutions, concluded its One Canon Event, held Feb. 12-14 in Hollywood, Fla. The annual gathering of esteemed industry analysts and press commemorated the Company’s inclusive and inventive approaches to […]

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March 2018

CRYPTO EXPERTS WEIGH IN, PREDICT BIG GAINS FOR RIPPLE IN 2018

(As featured on Bitcoinist- March 1, 2018) Written by: James Levenson Bold predictions on cryptocurrency prices can always be taken with a huge pinch of salt. If it were that easy to predict the price of Bitcoin, or Ripple in this case, we would all be driving Lambos. One analyst, however, is confident that the […]

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March 2018

TODAY IN AI: KANETIX PARTNERS WITH INTEGRATE.AI, ROSS INTELLIGENCE PARTNERS WITH VECTOR INSTITUTE

(As featured on Betakit- March 1, 2018) Written by: Jessica Galang Several Canadian startups have made announcements and launched new features to make strides in AI. Here’s the latest on Canada’s movers and shakers. Kanetix partners with Integrate.AI to implement machine learning capabilities Insurance comparison website Kanetix, in partnership with Integrate.ai, has piloted an AI and […]

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February 2018

Need a Good Mentor? Here’s How to Find One

(As featured on Business News Daily- February 27, 2018) Written by: Sammi Caramela When you’re just emerging in an industry or you lack the experience needed to progress, you might feel self-conscious and wary of your endeavors. Sometimes, all you need in these moments is someone to look up to, someone who has been in […]

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February 2018

OFFICIAL STATEMENT: Avant Global Santa Barbara, CA February 16, 2018

        OFFICIAL STATEMENT: Avant Global Santa Barbara, CA February 16, 2018 Unfortunately, we have had a few inquiries lately about the recent information that has come to light about Elias Argyropoulos. We assume these inquiries are because Demetri has the same last name and because both he and Elias are from Santa […]

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January 2018

Microsoft AI Model Surpasses Humans in Reading Comprehension

(As featured on Brinkwire- January 18, 2018) Written by: Brinkwire Team A new AI model from Microsoft Research Asia beats humans in the SQuAD benchmark for machine reading comprehension.   Microsoft’s researchers in China have crossed a significant artificial intelligence threshold, and their innovations may pave the way for smarter search engines and virtual assistants. […]

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December 2017

Ripple Surges Almost a 100% in Past 24-hours, Hits a New All-time High

(As featured in Coinspeaker- December 14, 2017) Written by: Bhushan Akolkar While altcoins like Ethereum and Litecoin are rallying to new highs, popular cryptocurrency Ripple doesn’t wish to be left out in the process and hence joining the crypto party, the altcoin has surged by nearly 100% in past 24-hours from the press time. Currently, according to […]

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December 2017

Ripple Up More Than 90% In Last 24 Hours

(As featured in Forbes- December 14, 2017) Written by: Charles Bovaird Ripple prices have surged in the last few days, building upon their recent gains to rally more than 90% over the last 24 hours. The price of XRP tokens has climbed to as much as $0.8661, according to CoinMarketCap. By reaching this level, the digital currency has […]

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December 2017

Ripple Is Back: Here’s Why

(As featured in Investopedia- December 13, 2017) Written by: Rakesh Sharma Ripple, which has mostly remained on the sidelines of the recent price surge in cryptocurrencies, sprang to life today by recording a price increase of as much as 84 percent to $0.51. The cryptocurrency doubles as a payment network and has seen its price rise […]

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December 2017

Here’s What You Should Know About Bitcoin’s Third Largest Market, South Korea

(As featured in Fortune- December 13, 2017) Written by: Lucinda Shen South Korea’s government held an emergency meeting about regulating bitcoin on Wednesday—and traders paid close attention to the outcome. The Asian nation is the third biggest market for buying and selling bitcoin, behind Japan and the U.S., according to data from cryptocurrency data site, […]

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November 2017

THE HYDROPONIC, ROBOTIC FUTURE OF FARMING IN GREENHOUSES

(As featured in Wired- November 20, 2017) Written by: Matt Simon      WHEN YOU THINK of automation, you probably think of the assembly line, a dramatic dance of robot arms with nary a human laborer in sight. But that’s child’s play. The grandest, most disruptive automation revolution has played out in agriculture. First with horses […]

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November 2017

Your next salad could be grown by a robot

(As featured in Reuters- November 2, 2017) Video posted by Reuters Team Find the link to the full story below: http://www.reuters.com/video/2017/11/02/your-next-salad-could-be-grown-by-a-robo?videoId=372882973&videoChannel=5

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November 2017

Welcome to Evolve the Law, ATL’s Legal Innovation Center

(As featured in AboveTheLaw- November 2, 2017) Written by: Hsiaolei Miller Above the Law has been covering technology for 10 years, when Skadden first allowed associates to buy iPhones and made “Skadden associates the coolest on the planet.” Today, 77% of American adults own smartphones, and Above the Law is covering blockchain. As technology and innovation become more and more […]

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November 2017

Vera Delivers Powerful, Scalable Data-Centric Security for Enterprise Email with Vera for Mail

(As featured in Market Wired- November 1, 2017) Written by: Vera Team Vera Introduces Industry’s First Data Security Platform that Protects both Email and Enterprise Content With Simple, Dynamic Encryption and Granular Control PALO ALTO, CA–(Marketwired – November 01, 2017) – Built on its award-winning data security platform, Vera unveils zero-friction email security for the […]

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November 2017

Ripple and XRP: The Future of Payments

(As featured in Inside Futures- November 1, 2017) Written by: ElliotWave-Forecast What is Ripple? Ripple provides global financial settlement solutions to ultimately enable the world to exchange value like it already exchanges information giving rise to an Internet of Value (IoV). Ripple solutions lower the total cost of settlement by enabling banks to transact directly, […]

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November 2017

Leading Banks In Using Ripple Blockchain Value Its Speed

(As featured in Forbes- November 1, 2o17) Written by: Tom Groenfeldt Ripple used its own parallel Swell event at Swift’s Sibos conference to begin answering the questions of what the company is up to, and is it for real. Its program combined shock and awe — former Fed chairman Ben Bernanke in a chat with […]

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October 2017

Intel Partners With Ledger to Integrate Bitcoin Wallet Software and SGX Tech

(As featured in CoinDesk- October 24, 2017) Written by: Stan Higgins Cryptocurrency hardware startup Ledger has announced a new partnership with tech giant Intel. The tie-up sees Ledger integrating its operating system, BOLOS, into Intel’s Software Guard Extensions (SGX) secure storage product line in a bid to provide new avenues for storing cryptocurrency holdings. The […]

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October 2017

Today’s Must-Reads For Entrepreneurs: Applebee’s Millennial Fail, WeWork’s Silicon Valley Pixie Dust

(As featured in Forbes- October 23, 2017) Written by: Loren Feldman News and insights from around the Web: Retail Here’s why chain restaurants are dying: “‘In 2016, Applebee’s unveiled new wood-fired grills in each of its 2,000 eateries nationwide. That move, they announced, would ‘decisively take back America’s neighborhoods.’ The marketing proposition, Tankel said, was that […]

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October 2017

Your next head of lettuce, grown by a robot

(As featured in Quartz- October 13, 2017) Written by: Dave Gershgorn You could drive past and never see the only farm in San Carlos, California. The tiny city of 30,000 that sits between San Francisco and Silicon Valley has all the charms of suburbia—sprawling office parks and single-story homes—but doesn’t seem a likely suspect for […]

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October 2017

How Modern Meadow Is Fabricating The Animal-Free Leather Of The Future

(As featured in Fast Company- October 11, 2017)   Written by: Eillie Anzilotti In a 72,900-square-foot former pharmaceutical facility in Nutley, New Jersey, test tubes sit atop lab tables crowded with microscopes and trays of materials. Out in the main area, huge fermentation vats churn. This is not what you would imagine when you think […]

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October 2017

ROSS Intelligence lands $8.7M Series A to speed up legal research with AI

(As featured in TechCrunch- October 11, 2017) Written by: John Mannes Armed with an understanding of machine learning, ROSS Intelligence is going after LexisNexis and Thomson Reuters for ownership of legal research. The startup, founded in 2015 by Andrew Arruda, Jimoh Ovbiagele and Pargles Dall’Oglio at the University of Toronto, is announcing an $8.7 million Series A today led by iNovia […]

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October 2017

October Surprise: Ripple Price Surges 30% as RippleNet Adds 100th Member

(As featured in Cryptocoins News- October 10, 2017) Written by: Josiah Wilmoth The ripple price has risen by 30% since the beginning of October, bolstered by the growth of RippleNet — the startup’s enterprise network — as well as anticipation for the company’s upcoming “Swell” conference next week. The price of XRP — the native […]

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