Made in Belgium - 7 entrepreneurs face 5 biggest Startup Challenges

What do home automation for the elderly, advanced predictive analytics made easy and an auto-scaling cloud to manage brand marketing have in common? Together with a new online point-of-sale solution and an easy online B2B publishing platform, they’re all innovations by Belgian entrepreneurs. But innovators face tough challenges. To overcome these obstacles, seven aspiring businesses have joined Startathlon in a bid to take their business to the next level. 

Experimenting with Big Data

It is not long ago (August 2013) Nasdaq suffered an enormous crash . Experts claimed the Nasdaq collapse was caused by a communication failure between its platform for processing quotes and trades and that of another party. The fallout of this failure resulted in a third fewer shares being traded in the US on that day. This is only one particular problem caused by too much data trafficking.