in-house vs remote team
Cyril Diamandi
Cyril Diamandi
In-House vs Remote: is there a difference now?

Welcome to the new world There is constant discussion about which team model is more effective – an in-house or remote. There are great differences between these two team models. COVID-19 has changed our world and attitude to in-house and remote teams. Modern problems require modern solutions. During the past few months, the world community

Contactless payments
Cyril Diamandi
Cyril Diamandi
Contactless payments: spike during COVID-19 and future

Spike of popularity among contactless payment during Coronavirus pandemic Coronavirus – a dangerous disease that poses a huge threat to the economies and populations of all countries in the world. One of the sources of the virus’s spread is cash, which carries a huge amount of bacteria. ATMs with cash-recycling functions become a channel of

Cyril Diamandi
Cyril Diamandi
How to make remote work effective during coronavirus outbreak

Coronavirus has affected companies even in the most technologically advanced countries and regions. Let’s face it: almost everyone is working from home. During our conversations with the customers, businesses focused on hiring in-house employees and were sometimes sceptical towards outsourcing or, god bless, hiring an offshore dedicated team. Current market situation makes business managers cut

Cyril Diamandi
Cyril Diamandi
Digital transformation for insurance companies

Insurtech as a game-changer: how technologies transform the insurance in 2020 It would be fair to say that the insurance industry has never been an early adopter when it comes to innovation and technology. However, as with any other industry, the conservative and traditionally product-centric insurance market is becoming more technologically advanced even though this

Cyril Diamandi
Cyril Diamandi
Keeping up with the tech: 3 challenges finance will overcome in 2020 (outside of coronavirus)

Finance vs tech: why finance industry still undergoes digital transformation As digital becomes mainstream, there is expected to be a collision of two worlds: the financial sector and technology. The lines between industries become blurred and result in digital transformations that financial companies need to embrace to stay competitive in the constantly changing landscape. Now

Cyril Diamandi
Cyril Diamandi
Startup Funding 101: investment rounds and sources

When bootstrapping money expires, startup founders have to face the reality of the funding world. Knowing the difference between rounds and the ability to play by the rules will attract investors to your business

Cyril Diamandi
Cyril Diamandi
Why startups fail: how to join the winners circle?

Many startups have great ideas but a plain idea is not enough to make it work out. What mistakes should founders avoid not to see their business go off the stage in less than a year?