Entries by Kim Waddoup

How LinkedIn overcame challenges to become a record-breaking social media platform

Guinness World Records was thrilled to present LinkedIn with an official record at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in June. 15 years after it was launched, LinkedIn has accumulated an incredible 260 million monthly active users, making it the world’s Largest professional online networking site (as of April 2018). LinkedIn operates a global professional […]

Thailand scores top marks in ‘Best Business Country Rankings’ report

Thailand came in first in the recent ‘Best Countries to Start a Business Rankings’ of the ‘2018 Best Countries Rankings Report’, marking the second consecutive year it took home top honours. (click to see the report) The Report also recognises Thailand as the 27th ranked country overall in regards for doing business. Tourism Authority of Thailand […]

Thailand’s New Bond Coin Suggests Yet More Blockchain Opportunity Corporate bonds represent another huge financial market for blockchain tech –

Thailand’s financial markets are exploring a new use for blockchain tokens. The Thai Bond Market Association (TBMA) is “studying the use” of blockchain tech for corporate bonds, according to a report by the Bangkok Post.  TBMA president Tada Phutthitada told the Post that the bond registrar platform will include systems for bond settlement, subscriptions and transaction […]

Bangkok’s skytrain full steam ahead on a risky twisty track

Keeree Kanjanapas, the Thai property tycoon who built Bangkok’s Skytrain, the capital’s first mass transit rail system that opened in 1999, can be forgiven for regretting his multi-million dollar investment. In an announcement explaining remedial measures to address a glitch on June 25-27 in the Skytrain’s new signaling equipment that created chaos and long delays […]