Kazakhstan has seen a growing number of adults working on starting their own business. According to the GEM’s (Global Entrepreneurship Monitor) 2020 review, 59% of Kazakh adults (18–64) stated that they plan on starting a business within the next three years. …


The world is increasingly focused on the development of artificial intelligence and mobilisation of new technologies. Companies have started to look to innovation as a strategic priority and they have been investing accordingly.

With this widespread adoption of disruptive technologies which will have an impact on the development of…


Many industry observers — including myself — believe that we are currently in the middle of an electric vehicle (EV) revolution, possibly the biggest revolution in motoring since Henry Ford’s first assembly production line back in 1913.

As we already know, choosing an EV can help reduce our carbon footprint…


During the pandemic, we’ve seen a dramatic shift in terms of lifestyle practices and energy consumption patterns, with national lockdowns and travel restrictions temporarily reducing global carbon emissions. …


This year has proved that in times of crisis, technology often progresses much more quickly than in times of peace. The spread of COVID-19 sparked the development of various innovative technologies, which have been an incredible support in many ways — from allowing our children to continue learning at home…


Looking back at this turbulent year, we have a lot to reflect upon. COVID-19 has taken a hold of many aspects of our society, with many of the institutions and systems we rely upon suffering as a result. …


Whilst the pandemic has placed unique and challenging demands on our healthcare systems, the industry’s response has illustrated its ability to create new innovations and technologies, and quickly bring them to market. …


Teachers and students alike have shown extreme resilience in the face of a global pandemic this year. Despite many having to shut their premises for up to 6 months, schools and education centres readjusted to new ways of learning almost overnight.

I must take this opportunity to recognise the outstanding…


Although the pandemic has caused demand for the Electric Vehicle to fall, the outlook for EVs looks bright: with enhanced globalisation pushing the industry’s growth, government subsidy packages, and more EV investment, the rising valuations are deserved. …


Freight and logistics companies have been on the frontline during this crisis, playing an indispensable role in manufacturing and transporting essential medical items and food staples. …

Kenes (Kenges) Rakishev

Prominent entrepreneur, investor & philanthropist with interests in mining, high tech and innovative technologies. https://www.linkedin

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