Uwe Lohmann

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Bitcoin’s price is bouncing around 50,000 US-Dollar giving it an aggregate value of about 1 trillion US-Dollar. The digital currency is increasingly part of the modern financial landscape. The venerable…

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When oil prices sank to zero last May, few investors thought of inflation. But those who study data on monetary conditions knew that the unprecedented build-up in liquidity would see…

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For Bitcoin investors, last year was a bonanza. The cryptocurrency started January 2020 at 7.194 dollar and surged above 34.000 dollar at the end of last year – a more…

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The Dominance of Big Tech No End in Sight Uwe Lohmann

When Google’s parent company, Alphabet, said recently that revenues at the company had soared past 161 billion US-Dollar last year, it was a stark reminder of the widening gap between…

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How Big Tech like Amazon determine their power – start-ups are helpless by Uwe Lohmann

Elastic, a software start-up in Amsterdam, was rapidly building its business and had grown to 100 employees. Then Amazon came along. In 2015, Amazon’s cloud computing arm announced it was…

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Demand for flexible office space in the Middle East is picking up | Uwe Lohmann

The past five years have seen a fundamental shift in which worldwide office space is used by occupiers, which has changed the way that office space is being delivered by…

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Private Equity in the Gulf comes back on track Uwe Lohmann

Since 2014, the Gulf’s private equity (PE) industry has been facing challenges in the wake of macroeconomic slowdown combined with oil price volatility and rising geopolitical risk. To top it…

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Silicon Valley’s success formula will change by Hanns-Uwe Lohmann

The story of WeWork, Uber, and similar pieces larded with schadenfreude about a raft of companies backed by a mixture of venture, growth, Petro, hedge and mutual fund dollars, suggests…

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