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Blockchain Will Change Your Business

blockchainWhere technology is concerned, “revolutionary” is an overworked adjective. Every new innovation is the innovation, it’s exhausting; and furthermore, it’s hyperbole. Despite all that, it’s no exaggeration to say blockchain is a revolutionary technology.

“Imagine for a moment if people could coordinate themselves in a much more organic and distributed manner, just like ants. But without giving up on the complexity and the free will that is characteristic of human societies,” Primavera De Filippi began, explaining blockchain at a TEDx talk in Cambridge. “We can do that.”

2017 Queen’s Entrepreneur Competition

Covintus CEO Nick Bawa with QEC 2017 winners: Penta Medical.
Covintus CEO Nick Bawa with QEC 2017 winners: Penta Medical.

A key part of what makes Covintus unique is its devotion to accelerating growth of startups and small businesses. Covintus constantly reaches out to accelerator programs and pitch competitions to provide high quality capabilities to their networks that would otherwise only be available to Fortune 500 companies. On January 27th and 28th, Covintus CEO Nick Bawa had a chance to travel to Toronto, Canada and support The Queen’s Entrepreneur Competition…

Does Your Business Need ERP Software?

Copyright: thodonal / 123RF Stock Photo
Copyright: thodonal / 123RF Stock Photo

Your computer is cluttered with software, your accounting and tech departments constantly blow their budgets, and tracking inventory takes its share of luck. If disorganization is holding you back, it’s time to invest in ERP–enterprise resource planning software. The right program will solve your problems while paving the way for future growth…

Outsourcing IT: What Small Businesses Need to Consider

smbusinessownerMost small businesses in the U.S. are not tech companies. A lot are, but many aren’t. For those with businesses not predicated on technology, but still directly or indirectly dependent on it, outsourcing IT may be a better option than maintaining a full, in-house department.

And there are plenty reasons for why that is.

Some companies cite cost. The average software engineer’s salary is $80,000 plus. Network engineers are above $60,000, as are system administrators. Senior staff can reach upwards of $100,000 annually.