TechTalks@Cass: Money without borders – How TransferWise is taking on the banks

TechTalks@Cass (in partnership with Thomson Reuters) are intimate, in-depth interviews with some of the UK’s most innovative and inspirational tech entrepreneurs. Meet them up close and personal at Cass Business School, with plenty of time for your questions. Tech Writer Matt Cowan Interviews Taavet Hinrikus, co-founder of TransferWise

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Date: 9 October 2014
Location: Main Auditorium, Cass Business School, UK

VAT Changes And What They Mean For You Or Your Business

A single paragraph in the Budget Report 2014 could have repercussions for you or your company:

As announced at budget 2013, the government will legislate to change the rules for the taxation of intra-EU business to consumer supplies of telecommunications, broadcasting and e-services.

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Digital Money, Nov 13th @ Cass Business School in London

Financial Innovation is currently transforming our traditional finance industry, and consumers and corporates are demanding new innovative solutions for web and mobile.

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Date: 13 November 2012
Location: Cass Business School, UK

Freelancers’ Business Survival Kit - 5th of July

This workshop will give participants a greater understanding of the importance of business planning and cashflow forecasting, as well as issues surrounding tax and national insurance. Led by journalist, broadcaster and media trainer David Thomas

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Date: 5 July 2012
Location: Indie Training Fund, UK

Mood Effects Dow: Twitter Lets You Play the Stock Market

Um, yay? by Marlon E

Researchers have discovered that tweets can predict the outcome of the stock market, with an accuracy of around 90%.

Johan Bollen, associate professor of informatics at America’s Indiana University discovered the correlation between the Dow Jones Index and the collective mood of the public, via Twitter, 6 days ahead of schedule.

The study analysed more than 9.8 million tweets, from over 2.7 million users, between February and December of 2008.

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