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FTSE 100 gains outstrip Bitcoin – has the crypto market finally calmed down?

Written by Tom

22 May 2018

FTSE 100 gains outstrip Bitcoin – has the crypto market finally calmed down?

When I used to work on the equity trading floor of a large investment bank, the FTSE 100 was our bellwether. Significant market news would move the index and it was exciting to see. This was demonstrated in March this year, when tariffs were announced in the US it sparked concerns over a potential trade […]

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8 tips for scoring on the pitch

Written by Tom

16 May 2018

8 tips for scoring on the pitch

Pitching is the backbone of every successful PR company. Without coverage, it can be difficult to explain to your clients how you’re helping their business, so we’ve compiled some quick tips to get your client noticed in the press. 1. Get your press list together Know who you’re pitching. Every successful media outreach campaign begins […]

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Technology in broadcast – PRCA event

Written by Jonathon

25 April 2018

Technology in broadcast – PRCA event

On a cold February evening, I headed into Clerkenwell to attend a panel discussion with some top names in the technology broadcast industry. Broadcast can often be the holy grail of coverage for a client. However, managing to secure a prized interview in front of the camera is never as easy as they may imagine […]

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Simple steps to be more environmentally friendly

Written by Tom

10 April 2018

Simple steps to be more environmentally friendly

In advance of Green Business Week (April 11-13) and World Environment Day (June 5), we decided to outline some simple steps that all of can take to lessen our carbon footprint. There are numerous steps that can be taken on both individual and office levels, and their impact is wide-ranging. Becoming environmentally conscious now will […]

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Sierra Leone’s fake blockchain election

Written by Tom

15 March 2018

Sierra Leone’s fake blockchain election

Last week, it was announced that Sierra Leone had a blockchain election. And then it was announced that it did not. The company at the heart of this was Agora, who had claimed to run part of the election on the blockchain, when they were really only running a POC on the side. It was a shambles […]

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Crypto’s rollercoaster month

Written by Tom

19 February 2018

Crypto’s rollercoaster month

It’s been quite a month for cryptocurrencies, what many took in January as a correction after December’s unsustainable highs turned into a rout, with bad news after bad news pushing cryptocurrencies down ever-further. Weighing on investors’ minds were impending bans of cryptocurrency trading in South Korea, clampdowns in China and SEC announcements and senate hearings in the US. […]

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Blockchain set to revolutionise the music industry

Written by Maria

14 January 2018

Blockchain set to revolutionise the music industry

The music streaming boom hit a particular high last year, when 61.8bn songs (over half of all consumed music) were streamed. Streaming giants such as Spotify drove a 9.5% increase in music consumption in 2017, and yet, Spotify has also been at the centre of a controversy regarding the way it compensates artists. Not only was Spotify recently sued […]

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Altcoins hit new highs fuelled by Ripples in the crypto market

Written by Tom

31 January 2017

Altcoins hit new highs fuelled by Ripples in the crypto market

On Friday, Ripple surpassed Ethereum to become the second most valuable cryptocurrency by market capitalisation where it remains now. Ripple has flown under the radar somewhat compared to Bitcoin and Ethereum, but it has some extremely high-profile backers including some of the largest investment banks. Ripple is different to Bitcoin and Ethereum, for starters it can’t be mined, and […]

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