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100 years of America’s Top Companies
Prize goes to the person who predicts the top 3 in 2050!
“Gatesville” – a smart city in Arizona
Bill Gates just purchased 25,000 acres of land in Arizona to begin construction on a new ‘smart city’ dubbed “Belmont” which is named after one of Gates’ investment firms, Belmont Partners. He has invested $80m into the 25,000 acre space -- and when it’s complete, it will contain 80,000 residential units
Australia is punching above its weight when it comes to fintech
Australia has a record ten companies in this year’s Fintech100 report by KPMG and H2 Ventures. Second only to the US. The report is available here:http://ift.tt/2hwhfZ7
(Insight by Simeon Duncan from Amcham’s 2017 Innovation Mission)
Mining Big Data
A NEW commodity spawns a lucrative, fast-growing industry. A century ago, the precious commodity was oil.... now it is DATA - the oil of the digital era.
FAGAM, (Facebook,Apple, Goole, Amazon and Microsoft) are the five most valuable listed firms in the world, collectively making $25bn in net profit in the first quarter