Karla García Gil
The Latin American and Caribbean region produces about 60% of its electricity from green sources and contains one of the cleanest electricity grids in the world. Hydroelectric power generates most of the area's electricity.
Switzerland is ranked as the fourth happiest country in the world with a score of 7.512 out of 10. It is one of the most competitive and admired financial centers at an international level.
Elon Musk's company ranks seventh on the list of the most efficient vehicles, with its Model S achieving only 405 miles.
The blockchain is made up precisely by blocks, that is, by a set of transactions that include an alphanumeric code that will link to the previous and successive block.
The cell phone is the most widely used device for playing video games, as 5G connectivity allows the user to have a better experience.
According to estimates, the pet-friendly industry will grow to 2.7 billion dollars by 2022, and a powerful driver in this industry is tourism.
In 2021 alone, NFT sales reached $25 billion, with those in the arts having the greatest impact.
According to estimates, the global hydroponics market will reach $725 million by next year, with an annual growth rate of 18% and will grow at a rate of 22.5% by 2025, so it represents a good investment trend.
There are an estimated 131 million smart home speakers, a figure that could rise to 300 million over the next four years, growing 128 percent.
68% of financial consumers agree that during the pandemic they have spent more time than ever making decisions about their finances.
In Latin America, seven out of ten people, that is, 70% of those surveyed, consider that, post-pandemic, they are highly likely to prefer their health and well-being over work.
The tycoon caused controversy when he announced last Friday, May 13, that he is putting the agreement on the acquisition of the platform on hold, after offering 44 billion dollars to take full control of the company.
Homes around the world are becoming increasingly smart as people want to digitize their homes, equip them with voice controls, additional security measures, lights that turn on and off without switches and autonomous appliances.
The loss of tropical tree cover has caused an average annual emissions equivalent to 5.3 gigatons in less than a decade.
Tesla's goal is to produce 20 million electric vehicles by 2030, which will require a lot of lithium supplies, as last year, the company did not even produce one million such cars.
The global inflation resulting from the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the economic devastation caused by the pandemic, the rise in energy prices, as well as the return to normality have deflated the technology bubble.
At New Gen it is possible to invest in cancer research, which can help multiply by a factor of 3 the life expectancy of people suffering from this and other chronic degenerative diseases.
The size of the global pet insurance market is projected to reach $11.61 billion by 2027, up from $4.785 billion in 2020.
The Swiss franc is considered a safe haven or defensive asset, meaning that it is less exposed to market volatility, especially in times of financial crisis. This type of asset is more stable and can safeguard your assets against other types of currencies.
The tycoon appeared on Forbes' list of U.S. billionaires, ranking 48th, with a net worth of $29 billion.
The entrepreneur currently ranks 97th on Forbes' list of billionaires, with wealth amounting to $16.7 billion dollars.
The recovery of the tourism industry this 2022 will be around US$8 billion, which represents a 32% increase compared to last year.
The pet care industry is expected to reach $350 billion by 2027.
After the pandemic, people are resuming or acquiring healthy habits for their physical and mental well-being, mainly as a way to strengthen their immune system and to restore lost health.
The price of gasoline has reached record highs, especially in the United States where it reached US$4.173 per gallon, a price not recorded since 2008.
Search engines are of great help when making the most important decisions of our lives, because we can ask them practically everything and they provide us with advice, options, and even the resolution of our problems.
The investor uses the contrarian investing strategy. This is a model of investment in securities in which the market price is estimated to be wrong and, therefore, the price does not correspond to the intrinsic value.
The automotive industry, is one that is undoubtedly making great turns and investments in both R&D and alternative advertising. Tesla has become one of the most valuable companies in the world.
We are facing a third industrial revolution that consists not only in the detachment from fossil fuels and the use of renewable and/or clean energies, but also in their storage.
The commodities crisis has been caused, among other factors, by the centralization of supplies by some world powers, added to the pandemic and the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
One of the countries that is putting efforts into the issue of cryptoassets is the United Kingdom, which is preparing a series of reforms to make the country a global center for investments and the development of technologies linked to these currencies.
Facebook has been trying to clean up its image and restore the trust lost by users, after being immersed in several scandals and being fined on a couple of occasions, added to privacy policies that have suffocated the company.
Virtual Reality helmets or viewers, through such technology allow changing the scenarios in which sports are practiced, among many other functions.
Earnings (EBITDA) generated during 2021 for both Booking and Airbnb, were 26.5% and 27% respectively. In the case of Airbnb, after its bookings decreased by more than 40% during 2020, last year it showed signs of a frank recovery.
China, Europe and the United States account for around 90% of global electric car sales, which indicates that there are still great areas of opportunity in electric mobility.
Cannabis, which integrates more than 10,000 different uses, has ceased to be a simple drug to become a robust market, with a value of 37.4 billion dollars in 2021.
In the last two years, Nintendo has sold nearly 48 million units of the Switch console, elevating it above the original PlayStation and Wii, which have only sold 102.4 million and 101.6 million respectively.
North America ranks as the region with the most installed cryptocurrency ATMs, with a 95.1% total market share. Switzerland is the third European country with the most such ATMs.
It is estimated that 20% of total CO2 emissions are due to forest deforestation, the main causes of which are indiscriminate logging, cattle ranching and the expansion of urban centers.
Investment in cryptocurrencies is popular mainly in India, where last year, 18% of respondents claimed to own bitcoins.
Munger's value investment strategy is based on repeating what works, including analyzing few assets thoroughly and being patient when investing in them.
A scenario that is aspired to with the arrival of Web 3.0 is that each user will have a personal profile on the Internet based on their search history, which will be used to provide them with a unique browsing experience.
XR is a reality that is already present, and that will undoubtedly set a standard in the evolution of the world as we know it now, this will be reflected in entertainment, sports, health care, tourism, education and e-commerce.
Social network users have grown by more than 10% in the last year, with 424 million new followers during 2021, equivalent to an average of 1 million newcomers per day.
Undoubtedly, the world of eSports has ceased to be a simple pastime to become a millionaire industry, which is also sponsored by large companies.
According to experts, cryptoinsurance is poised to position itself as the favorite of investors in the not too distant future and, in fact, its growth will practically go hand in hand with cryptocurrencies.
Among the keys to the decarbonization of the electricity sector is the promotion of renewable energies, the electrification of the economy and the increase in energy efficiency, thus developing a clean supply capable of meeting demand.
Foodtech takes into account from the production to the consumption of food, providing safety, sustainability, innovation and efficiency, thus encompassing all those stages that apply technologies to the agri-food value chain.
The investor has openly declared himself a participant in value investing, which he also calls the "magic formula" and whose methodology determines which stocks to buy.
He founded Tiger Management, one of the first hedge funds, with an initial capital of $8 million made up of investments from friends and family.
Cryptocurrencies, new technologies, circular economy, smart cities and pets are just some of the most profitable investment ideas New Gen has for you.
Virtual reality systems, IoT devices, cybertherapies, coaching videos and mobile applications are powerful tools to help maintain people's mental health.
Generations have been transformed and have adopted new search, selection and consumption habits, so now they expect companies to thoroughly understand their needs and provide strategies to meet them.
Videos viewed on YouTube by 2 billion people in more than 100 countries reflect the reality in which humanity has been immersed over the past few years.
Megatrends are transformative forces whose impact is perceptible by an important segment of society for a prolonged period of time, mainly in the business and economic fields.
The production of chips is among the most complex processes in existence, taking several months and hundreds of stages in its manufacture, in addition, it requires precision equipment that operates subatomic particles.
The Omicron outbreak is signaling the beginning of the end by becoming an immunization accelerator along with vaccines, therefore, it is expected that Covid-19 will end up being an endemic virus with which mankind will be able to live without major problems.
The art market is at the best time to invest in it, this, after the recovery of the market after the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic slowed down and even paralyzed sales during 2020.
In addition to the pandemic, a fundamental factor in the rebound of e-commerce is innovation, since digital transformation is part of the process of evolution and growth of any company.
The billionaire predicted the 2008 real estate crisis, one of the biggest economic crises of this century and one that catapulted him as a financial visionary.
Ackman's fortune amounts to some 1.9 billion dollars and with more than 10 billion dollars in assets under management.
He adopted from Benjamin Graham, the concept of value investing, which he has used to achieve returns in excess of 20% annually. This method seeks stocks that are undervalued in the market.
Finfluencers disseminate financial information on social networks, with topics as broad as: investment strategies, personal finance management, cryptocurrencies, credit bureau, informal savings and taxes.
The metaverse will set the course for cryptocurrencies, as in the ecosystem of virtual worlds, a common factor for participating companies is that cryptocurrencies are present in all transactions.
More than 90% of companies have part of their information in remote cloud servers and it is expected to continue to grow steadily.
In 2020, the European Union pledged to invest 430 billion dollars in renewable hydrogen by 2030, with the goal of installing 40 gigawatts of electrolyzers.
One of the greatest benefits of this type of tourism is the generation of new business models, as well as the search for opportunities that have not existed until now. Augmented reality, for example, would help to generate a new type of completely virtual experience.
The cars of the future are expected to be autonomous and electric, driven by growing technology. Undoubtedly, the mobility of the future also coexists with other technologies, such as artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things (IoT).
The NFTs industry encompassed a $237 million market in 2020, representing a 299 percent growth.
The main objective of the urban electric bicycle is not physical exercise per se, but to provide a sustainable mobility solution, as well as an easier and more economical way to get around.
New technologies have been the perfect ally to make knowledge available to anyone, adopting coaching an active role in continuing education, focused more on performance than on the simple transmission of information.
Mexico is currently the twelfth largest video game player in the world and the leader in Latin America. In 2020, 72.3 million gamers were counted.
Sustainability is in vogue and is a pressing need, which is why investments in sectors such as forestry stand out and remain solid even in times of financial crisis.
The entrepreneur's investments are tied to new companies in disruptive sectors. Ark Invest is synonymous with innovation and high-risk investments. Among its biggest bets are Tesla, Teladoc, Shopify, Coinbase, Crispr, Square and Zoom.
The main drivers of the sector are anti-aging products such as moisturizers, which grew 10.7%, and hair care products, with 8.5% growth.
The electric vehicle is undoubtedly an option that drives multiple sectors and implies the development of new value chains, which in turn create the opportunity to generate high-value jobs in the automotive industry.
A smart tourism destination is one whose main feature is innovation, based on a robust technological infrastructure, which allows improving the traveler's experience by adapting to their needs.
80% of consumers worldwide consider of utmost importance that companies implement measures and protocols to combat climate change.
Companies are promoting the creation of the metaverse, so much so that the market valuation currently amounts to 800,000 million dollars and by 2030 it is estimated that this valuation could reach 2.5 trillion.
The global IoT market will reach a value of 1.1 trillion dollars by 2024, with an annual growth rate of 13% during the period, with wearables contributing largely to this growth.
The bioeconomy is a model where biotechnology contributes significantly to economic production and, combined with the circular economy, represents an economically and environmentally sustainable model.
The importance of Artificial Intelligence applied to investment lies in the fact that the tools it offers allow early and timely decisions to be made in order to build better strategies that help investors and/or companies.
We are facing emerging business opportunities created by a new economy that aims to decarbonize energy and mobility, and that responds to the demands of international markets.
In the coming years there will be companies that manage to capture the cannabis market and become generators of income and a source of jobs, therefore, investors from all over the world have shown increasing interest in investing in the industry.
Pets represent a decision variable when choosing to invest in a house, in a car, in travel, in their own care or simply in leisure activities.
Biotechnology has evolved more than any other discipline in the field of science and technology in recent decades. Its advances open up possibilities to face enormous challenges in sectors essential to human life.
The five Latin American markets that generated the most money in the video game industry total almost 5 billion dollars and Mexico is the leader in the region.
Saving energy leads to a decrease in our monthly bill, which translates into economic and environmental benefits. Seemingly insignificant actions can make a big difference.
Medical innovation has become a focus for capital injection in recent years. The pressure on the world's healthcare system is growing, due to the aging population and the opportunity to develop solutions to this problem.
Many factors contribute to the climatic deterioration of our planet, being the human being the main responsible for it through various industrial and domestic activities that he carries out on a daily basis. There are some actions you can take to reduce your ecological footprint, ranging from modifying some habits to investing in sustainable services and products.
The circular economy is a model that arises in contrast to the 'linear economy', which has taken the exploitation of natural resources to the limit. In this sense, the circular economy adds to the efforts to promote sustainable development.
Energy saving benefits both the domestic economy and the national economy, especially in countries that are highly dependent on foreign oil
The average growth of the biotechnology industry in the 2015-2020 period was 1.3%, while the size of the market in that last year amounted to 295,000 million dollars, with a total of 11,343 companies immersed in the field.
It is estimated that by the year 2050, one out of every six people in the world will be over 65 years old, which corresponds to 16% of the population, while the number of people aged 80 and over will triple, reaching 426 million.
Technological advances have made it possible to find cheaper airline tickets automatically, or to visit any place in the world without having to travel.
Many of the most promising investments in forestry and sustainable forest management are in developing countries; one example is Latin America and the Caribbean, which has about 50% of the world's primary forests.
The 5G generation is expected to generate a worldwide economic value of 12.3 billion dollars by 2035, which represents an important field of action for investors.
Countries such as the United States, Japan and China lead the list of the most automated countries, in which the consolidation of Industry 4.0 is directly involved.
Although we are still far from self-aware AI, it is clear that this is the ultimate goal, efforts are focused on the development of memory, learning and the ability to make decisions based on previous experiences.
Shared mobility has surpassed a market value of more than US$60 billion worldwide and is estimated to grow by 20 percent annually.
Projects aimed at developing hydrogen as a clean energy source will total an investment of up to $300 billion by 2030 worldwide.
The transportation sector expects a major technological transition with the arrival of electromobility. The decrease in prices and increase in autonomy predict that electric vehicles will soon become competitive.
To increase its applications, IoT works with technologies such as Big Data, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Blockchain, Cloud and Edge Computing, Augmented Reality and 5G.
Electric motors achieve 90% energy efficiency, compared to 25% for traditional motors. In addition, recharging an electric vehicle is much cheaper than doing it at a gas station.
eSports tournaments take place as in conventional sports; they bring together renowned players of each video game, use stadiums to play the games and there is a massive sale of tickets, as well as an audience that watches directly from their homes.
Global spending on public cloud computing infrastructure and services is expected to grow from $229 billion to nearly $500 billion by 2023. As for public cloud end-user spending, it will grow globally by 18% by this 2021.
Currently, healthcare industries account for between 10% and 15% of global GDP in advanced economies, a percentage that is expected to increase in the coming decades.
Investments drive technology and this is important in the healthcare industry not only for the development of novel tools, but also for the benefits they bring hand in hand, such as increasing access to healthcare or increasing people's life expectancy and quality of life.
Veganism has gained special relevance during the last few years; global sales of vegetable meat increased 24% in 2020, reaching 4.2 billion dollars. Meanwhile, sales of plant-based milks grew 4% and reached 16.9 billion dollars.
Global sales of plant-based meat increased 24% in 2020 reaching $4.2 billion. One factor that could influence such an upturn is that 25% of Americans between 25 and 34 years old claim to be vegetarians or vegans.
One key to the pet care industry is that it remains stable even in times of crisis; that is, if a pet gets sick, it will be taken care of in the best possible way, regardless of the economic situation.
Our world is in a transition from fossil fuels to renewable and clean energies, so an improvement in electrical energy storage is of vital importance to support these technologies.
Lithium batteries are predicted to be the future of storage since this element has a high electrochemical potential and can accumulate large amounts of energy.
Expected investments for 2030 are around one trillion dollars; however, lower installation costs indicate that future investments could be higher than expected.
The global IoT market will reach a revenue value of up to $1.1 trillion by 2024, which mentions that much of the growth will come from wearables.
The objective of silvicultural practices is to ensure the sustainability of goods and services, increasing the resilience and resistance of forests, that is, their capacity to recover and adapt to climate change.
Smart cities are a sign of development and entrepreneurship, and at the same time, they represent an important advance for the world and for the countries that host them.
The circular economy brings multiple benefits to humanity, since it seeks to reduce the environmental impact of production processes through various actions that culminate in the reduction of waste and the burning of fossil fuels.
Due to the constancy of technological advances, robots have applications in medicine and nanotechnology, as well as in industries such as energy and automotive.
Nowadays, people can order genetic tests and find out about their vulnerability to certain diseases by sending samples by mail, and more and more companies are making great strides in the field of human genomics.
While the rise of autonomous cars has gained prominence over the last two decades, it is true that their beginnings date back to the 1990s. The adoption of autonomous vehicles could have an accelerated growth during this decade.
The pet care industry ranges from veterinary pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, product and service distributors, food manufacturers and supplies of all kinds. The industry is expected to grow from $232 billion in 2020 to $350 billion in 2027.
Although they are not synonyms, there are some types of renewable energies that are also clean, they are the best alternative to fossil fuels and nuclear energy, which besides being highly polluting, come from non-renewable sources.
The Internet is a buying and selling channel through which customers can get what they want from anywhere in the world with just one click. These transactions range from the use of credit cards on the Internet to online stores.
As a complement to Digital Health, there are instruments that represent the hope of humanity in terms of prevention and cure of diseases.
Biotechnology ranges from traditional techniques to the most advanced technology and seeks the development of diverse products for the benefit of mankind. This science is immersed in various industries such as medicine, agriculture and the energy sector.
Knowledge of the human genome makes it possible to understand diseases that have a genetic basis, such as cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer's disease and cardiovascular diseases.
The importance of FinTech is largely due to the opportunity it provides investors to do their own research, pick stocks and see the performance of their portfolio in real time.