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  1. What Are Activist Investors Looking For?

    What Are Activist Investors Looking For?

    While shareholder activism has historically been an American phenomenon, it is starting to spread to other developed equity markets around the world.

  2. Venture Capital: Women Are Catching Up

    Venture Capital: Women Are Catching Up

    For a start-up, the difference between make and break is whether it succeeds in accessing venture capital. Women are managing to secure an increasingly large slice of the pie.

  3. Peaked or Paused – Israel, a Start-Up Nation at a Crossroads?

    Peaked or Paused – Israel, a Start-Up Nation at a Crossroads? 

    The third annual Credit Suisse High-Tech Forum was held in Tel Aviv on September 20, 2016. The mood at the forum ranged from optimism to alarm with respect to the key question of whether or not Israel has reached a crossroads. 

  4. "Technology gives us super-human powers"

    "Technology gives us super-human powers"

    Computers and robots relieve us of repetitive activities, so we can concentrate on the interesting parts of life and work. This began with the invention of the plow and applies even more so in the age of technology, says Sebastian Thrun, a prophet of the digital world. 

  5. Higher Returns with Women in Decision-Making Positions

    Higher Returns with Women in Decision-Making Positions

    Research report reaffirms leadership link between gender diversity and better results, debunks myths.

  6. Swiss SMEs: Combating Locational Disadvantages with the Latest Technologies

    Swiss SMEs: Combating Locational Disadvantages with the Latest Technologies

    SMEs consider the Swiss location to promote success. However, they see considerable locational disadvantages compared with abroad in terms of production costs. For combating these locational disadvantages SMEs primarily focus on new technologies and digitalization.

  7. The Art of Decision Making

    The Art of Decision Making 

    No one is right all the time, but one can learn to be wrong less often. Watch Michael Mauboussin, Credit Suisse's Head of Global Financial Strategies, explain how overcoming naive realism and questioning the status quo can help leaders of all kinds make better choices. He discussed the above and more at the 2016 Thought Leader Forum.

  8. How Did Switzerland Become the World’s Most Innovative Country?

    How Did Switzerland Become the World’s Most Innovative Country?

    A small, Alpine country that lacks raw materials, Switzerland has had no choice but to continually reinvent itself over the centuries, developing alternative sources of income, such as agriculture, tourism and its service sector.  What’s the secret of its success, and how long can it continue?

  9. The Entrepreneur Who Helped Put Chinese Contemporary Art on The Map 

    It's one of the foremost collections of Chinese contemporary art in the world, documenting the transformation of a society from emerging economy to global powerhouse. Now, works from the Sigg collection are being displayed in the first exhibition of its kind to chronologically chart the development of China's artistic heritage over the past four decades.

  10. Why Gender Diversity Is Everyone's Business

    Leading behavioral economist and Credit Suisse Board Member Iris Bohnet believes that when it comes to equality, change can be started immediately by nudging an organization to level the playing field.