Beginner’s Guide to The Blockchain

ABlockchain is a distributed database, meaning that the storage devices for the database are not all connected to a common processor.  It maintains a growing list of ordered records, called blocks. Each block has a timestamp and a link to a previous block. Cryptography ensures that users can only edit the [...]

By | September 14th, 2018|Bitcoin, Blockchain, Digital, Technology|0 Comments

The Future of Cybersecurity

Mr Robot, the award-winning TV series portrays a world where everyone and everything is under scrutiny. With a huge cult following that cuts across generations, it paints a picture of dark forces that control our every move. According to the show, survival in a technology-driven world depends on understanding, embracing and [...]

By | May 15th, 2018|cybersecurity, Digital, Technology|0 Comments

Blockchain: Redefining The 4th Industrial Revolution

What do Warren Buffett, Jamie Dimon, Robert Shiller and Jack Bogle have in common? Trailblazers in their chosen professional fields, one could quite rightly say. And yes, they would be spot on, but there is much more than that. They are all baffled, like most people, by the astronomical valuation of [...]

By | December 9th, 2017|Bitcoin, Blockchain, Digital, Technology|0 Comments

Blockchain Technology soars into Nebula

Once a month in London, a small group of enthusiasts gather at a “Tech meet-up” to talk about the latest technology developments around the world. I was invited to my first event in 2014. The venue was a dimly-lit underground bar in Shoreditch, then an upcoming area. The conversation, eclectic, animated and passionate [...]

By | January 24th, 2017|Digital, Economy, Governments, Insights|Comments Off on Blockchain Technology soars into Nebula

Robotics: Arise a Global Superpower

Not so far in the future, there is every possibility that artificial intelligence will overtake human thinking. Robots are on the rise and ready to rumble. The last 20 years have seen significant developments in the robotics industry. Today, robots play chess, drive cars, manufacture and do a lot of other things that [...]

By | January 9th, 2017|Digital, Economy, Insights, Technology|Comments Off on Robotics: Arise a Global Superpower

Africa: Emerging as an Enterprise Ecosystem

One can argue that there is no clear definition of African entreprise. Many point to the fact that business activities in various forms have always existed on the continent. Legendary kings, traders, cities and empires flourished from trade in salt, gold, ivory and slaves. In recent times, the citizen may have come to rely heavily [...]

By | June 30th, 2015|Africa, Digital, Economy, Emerging Markets, Enterprise, Governments|Comments Off on Africa: Emerging as an Enterprise Ecosystem

Welcome to Goldswans Insights

Goldswans is an integrated firm that offers professional services, insights and innovation to support sustainable growth in the emerging markets. We collaborate with partners to design solutions that create sustainable competitive advantages for their businesses. Our philosophy is to drive sustainability, social impact, and shared value for local communities via a business model that encourages [...]

By | May 1st, 2015|Advisory, Digital, Enterprise, Investments, Philanthropy, Research, Sustainability|Comments Off on Welcome to Goldswans Insights