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Psychedelics: An Elusive Opportunity

Psychedelics have the potential to revolutionize the pharmaceutical industry. However, can regular people take advantage of this investment opportunity? This article explores how the cards may be stacked against individuals looking to capitalize on the psychedelics boom.

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SPACs: The Downfall of the IPO

SPACs may be the only commonality between Lazard, Shaquille O'Neal and Chamath Palihapitiya. With clear guidelines, stronger leadership and potential, the rise of SPACs poses a threat to IPOs. This article explores the rise of SPACs and why they may lead to the demise of the traditional IPO.

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BlackBerry is Back and Here to Stay

After BlackBerry’s iconic rise and fall, many thought the company’s best years were behind them. However, BlackBerry has remained resilient, shifting their focus towards the B2B software market. Will the company dwindle or emerge as a contender in the industry? This article explores how management’s business strategy transition has revitalized BlackBerry and transformed the company into a future ready business.

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Business Models That Are Out Of This World

Although 2020 was a record setting year for the advancement of space technology, the space industry as a whole is just breaking through the atmosphere. Explore the challenges that companies in the space industry face, and how the business decisions they make could impact their success now and in the future.

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Has The Gig Economy Stopped Calling?

The gig economy saw a rapid growth since the Great Recession when numerous workers were introduced to the concept. It has been twelve years since the Great Recession started, will the growth continue? This article seeks to answer this very question.

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TikTok's Time Is Ticking

Renegade into the future? Not so fast. TikTok’s had a viral run over the past year, bringing us new challenges, trends and fun. With rising concerns surrounding the app, a forced divestiture of its American operations may lead to the demise of the app as we know it.

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The Streaming Wars: When Consumers Become The Casualties

How many video subscription services do you subscribe to? As a myriad of new players enter the market, competition is heating up and your favourite shows are most likely offered on different platforms. Explore how the evolution of the streaming market has been detrimental to the consumers it was created to serve.

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Alternate Credit Analytics: Putting The Inclusivity Back Into Banking

How can alternate data aggregation help eliminate systemic inequities that plague credit markets? The article explores novel mechanisms to integrate thin-file underbanked individuals into formal financial status.

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Tesla And Its Electric Bubble

Haven't had a chance to ride the electric wave? As Tesla continues to grow at unprecedented levels through the pandemic, WBR takes a look at how smooth this ride may really be. Catch a glimpse into the world of electric vehicles and why Tesla may be overvalued.

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A New Era Of Sports: Inside The Digital Realm Of Gaming

Have you been spending all your time inside playing video games? As gaming becomes the new source of entertainment during this period of self-isolation, live streaming platforms have seen a surge in viewership. This WBR article explores how the esports industry has been able to mitigate the ongoing threat of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Bitcoin, A Facilitator Of Money Laundering

Bitcoin, a cryptocurrency shrouded much in mystery. Is it merely a medium of exchange or is it more controversial than it is meant to be? Feel free to read through this WBR article as it aims to explore how Bitcoin can be used as a tool to facilitate money laundering.