Badr Berrada Founder & CEO

Badr is the Founder & CEO of BBN Times. He is a former Junior Stockbroker at Commodity Index LTD and FX Trader assistant at Société Générale. He is a huge advocate of financial intelligence by providing a platform and a voice to anyone willing to know more about the latest trends. He holds a master's degree in Economy, Risk and Society from the London School of Economics and bachelor degree in Finance from Cass Business School.

 

Growth Hacking: How to Take Your Business to the Next Level

As an early stage start-up, growing a loyal customer base and retaining them are at the forefront of your strategic goals. To outsmart your competitors even with a small budget, you need to follow a set of rules and techniques in order to thrive online. Trending on LinkedIn or Twitter does not require lack or magic. There is a science behind why influencers share your content. That’s where growth hacking comes to play.

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Finbey: Safer Loans for Employees

Goldman Sachs has invested £100m of debt and equity financing to Neyber, a fin-tech start-up that provides loans that are repaid out of people’s salaries.

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The Microchip Implant Takeover

Microchips implanted in human bodies could transform the way workers tackle everyday tasks. In Sweden, for instance, some employees are already volunteering to have chips injected into their hands to reduce the amount of personal items they need to carry. However, as beautiful and simple as it may sound, the controversial trend could put your privacy at risk. 

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SoftBank's Masterstroke

Sovereign wealth funds from the Gulf States and big corporations such as Apple & Qualcomm are backing SoftBank’s Vision Fund to develop the next big banking revolution. Masayoshi Son, Softbank's CEO and founder, doesn’t do anything small nor does he do things in a simple way.

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Brazil: The Downfall of a Great Prodigy

Brazil’s economy is witnessing one of the fastest reversals of fortune in the emerging world. Political uncertainty and endless corruption investigations are the main reasons behind the country’s economic turmoil. Has the Brazilian economy reached the bottom, or will it continue to fall even further? The country’s best chances of slowing its recession are still one year away. The recent deep cuts proposed by the Brazilian interim government suggest worrying signs for the future.

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