The power of crowds, who can link together and organize effectively through smart mobile technology, is disrupting traditional power bases at political, corporate, media and financial levels. The rise of populist political leaders who communicate with their constituents directly through social media, Airbnb’s Open Homes...

California-based Tipalti, founded in 2010 by serial entrepreneur Chen Amit and underground VC Oren Zeev, was created to address the difficulties associated with making mass global payments. It does this through a comprehensive cloud-based solution that automates all phases of partner payments workflow from supplier...

Blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies provide a revolutionary way of creating, maintaining, and securing decentralized networks. The emergence of these networks has enabled a whole range of decentralized applications; applications that threaten to disrupt many of the centralized platforms present today. Uber, Facebook, eBay,...