The term Web3.0 was coined in 2006, linked with a vision of a new version of the World Wide Web. Web3.0 incorporates concepts including decentralisation, blockchain, token-based economics and metaverse commerce. Hailed by some as the game changer for being online, similar to the dramatic changes brought about by the launch of PCs and smartphones but seen by others as a potential environmental disaster in the making, is Web3.0 the future of the internet?…..visit MyINSEAD to book

June this year saw the beginning of a global trial of a 4-day work week, which will be monitored by academics from Oxford and Cambridge. In the UK alone over 70 companies are offering a 4-day week to 3,300 employees. Atom Bank has made a feature of offering a 4-day week. It sounds appealing but can it work? In China successful Alibaba entrepreneur Jack Ma has praised the (officially illegal and much criticised) ‘996’ working culture – from 9 am to 9 pm 6 days a week. How can western economies compete on a 4-day week?…..visit MyINSEAD to book

PE and VC Group: Private Markets Overview

September 29, 2022
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Keep Calm and Carry On, or Panic and Hold On?
Post Covid there is global inflation, energy prices are rocketing, there is a war in Ukraine, interest rates are rising sharply, there are technical recessions, climate change imperatives, equities corrections and so much more. Yet, we are only eight months into 2022……visit MyINSEAD to book

Entrepreneurs’ Dinner

October 4, 2022
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us to hear from Michael Kent and Ricky Knox, Co-founders of Azimo following their recent multi-million dollar exit from the fintech money transfer company. Acquired by Papaya earlier this year, Azimo has regulatory approval to operate in more than 160 countries and includes instant payroll payment and other remittance services……visit MyINSEAD to book

With the increasing focus by individuals and corporations on climate change and ESG related activities, it can be hard to know which sources to trust to provide reliable and accurate information. Bad actors, be they state sponsored or lobbyists for special interest groups, can skew the debate by using deliberately misleading data or junk science. Increasingly, climate change is being used as a proxy in the culture wars……visit MyINSEAD to book

Monthly Drinks & MBA 22J Welcome Drinks

October 6, 2022
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This month we’re meeting at M Victoria with its remarkably stylish interiors and well mixed cocktails. We’ve reserved a space in the grand bar area for the evening. Do join us to welcome the recently graduated MBA 22J promotion to London and to meet old friends!……visit MyINSEAD to book

Healthtech is experiencing an unprecedented period of innovation and growth which is in turn driving exceptional opportunities for commercial and social impact. At the same time, there is an inertia within the large and complex, payer-provider system in the UK that can deter and frustrate the entrepreneurial drive in the sector. What are some of the lessons that we can learn from those who have been able to address these challenges to enable successful innovation?…..visit MyINSEAD to book

Covent Garden is a showcase for innovation in retail and leisure. Hosting an enviable mix of flagship stores, new retail concepts, performance arts and hospitality, it is a world away from its 17th century retail origins where London’s first coffee houses, illegal gin taverns and the bustling traders’ market were rife with inequality, prejudice, crime and corruption. Its evolution into a world class retail destination is due to an imaginative vision, careful curation and astute investment by landlords Capital & Counties……visit MyINSEAD to book

Over the last three years, the pandemic and other global shocks have posed unprecedented challenges for universities. As campuses shuttered around the globe, emergency response teams jumped into action by implementing “remote and hybrid teaching” stopgaps to keep, at the peak of the global challenges, more than 1.6 billion students learning……visit MyINSEAD to book

Real estate is the world’s largest asset classes and is more valuable than all stocks/shares and securitised debt/bonds combined. Residential property comprises almost three quarters of global real estate’s value and is the world’s largest asset class in its own right. Rent collection from the Private Residential Sector remained resilient throughout the pandemic demonstrating the counter-cyclicality appeal of the segment. The pandemic accelerated a tremendous shift to home working and hybrid modes of working and travelling……visit MyINSEAD to book