Intelligencia Blog

Aimed at entrepreneurs and C-level executives the Intelligencia Blog is a rolling commentary on the latest news, industry trends and outlook. Join serial dot-com entrepreneur and investor Robert J Phillips as he navigates items of interest across the platform economy.

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Technology Adoption in the USA

Technology Adoption in the US

This data visualisation details the rates of adoption of a range of new technologies in the US, measured as the percentage of households with access or adoption over time, which in this case is between the years 2000 and 2019. Two immediate take home...

Should governments regulate social media platforms, as a means to prevent election manipulation?
Google Stadia

Google is testing its own version of Live Gold

Reports highlight that the Silicon Valley titan has begun testing ‘Google Stadia”, an upcoming game streaming service that requires separate game purchases.

Online platform ranking, by audience (US)

According to primary research carried out by the Pew Research Center between the 8th of January and February the 7th 2019, the percentage of US adults using social media platforms is as follows: Facebook: 69%Instagram: 37%LinkedIn: 27%Pinterest: 28%R...

Key priorities of B2B content producers

The table below highlights the results from a survey undertaken by the Content Marketing Institute. As you can immediately see, producers are looking to create better engagement; to understand what is working for them; and to re-purpose existing cont...

Series B

German FinTech start-up raises $30m

The business-to-business invoicing and payments platform company Billie has successfully raised €30 million in Series B funding. Leading the round was Creandum, who were joined by SpeedInvest, Picus and GFC.


Additional Articles

China Platform Economy

China seeks to leverage the platform economy

The Chinese government is to take a series of measures to support the ongoing development of businesses operating within the platform economy.

Apple Desktop

Apple Extends its Security Bounty Platform

Apple Inc have announced that it is expanding the company’s Security Bounty program. It will now cover the entirety of the Cupertino, California-based company’s ecosystem and will reward participants if and when they find a vulnerability.