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Steve EllisMetia - London

Web 2.0: Advanta launches IdeaBlob for SMEs

27 September 2007  |  2963 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Advanta, a US based financial institution, with a big focus upon providing credit cards to the small business market place has used the Demo event in San Diego to launch IdeaBlob. IdeaBlob harnesses web 2.0 concepts around crowdsourcing to validate business ideas contributed by SMEs and then, potentially, win the cash to allow them to realise their...

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Steve EllisMetia - London

I'm due a McLaren for Christmas this year, boss

24 September 2007  |  3004 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

In the interests of research for a project (honest), I recently had cause to look into slang terminology for different amounts of currency. Which made me consider that if 'a Bernie' is worth £1 million (from Bernie Ecclestone's £1m loan to the Labour Party), then surely 'a McLaren' must now be worth $100 million... A useful short hand denomination...

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