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Visualizing the Fortune 500

Office rental costs vary dramatically across London. This graphic displays the costs of renting office space in London’s main commercial districts, including business rates and service charges. Link

What Makes a Great Software Engineer?

A recent study performed by the Christensen Law firm revealed that the most profitable auto insurance company in the United States in 2010 was State Farm Insurance, pulling in $1.8 billion dollars. There were several others that weren’t far behind. Farmers Insurance came in at $1.686 billion and liberty mutual at $1.678 billion. Link

Startups Exposed

Startup Asia Singapore’s finalist Piktochart rounded up the statistics, crunched the numbers, fired up their infographic application and drew up this cool infographic for organizer Penn-Olson. Piktochart nabbed 5th place at the Startup Arena, where 19 teams slugged it out for the US$10k top prize. Link

Venn on Market Intelligence

Have you ever wondered how much an existing customer was worth? Well, in most cases its a lot. In fact, it is 6 to 7 times more costly to acquire a new customer than to retain an existing customer. The following graphic details the the most interesting findings of several recent studies focused on customer

The Great Divide

Mercer’s What’s Working™ survey reveals that rank-and-file employees have a dramatically different – less positive and more skeptical – perspective on their jobs and employers compared to both managers and senior managers. Link

Jobgram – Meteojob

New Zealand’s public sector agency Inland Revenue used this infographic-style job description to attract Business Designers, as part of a recruitment campaign Link

The Business of Giving

As the economy struggles to rebound and households continue to scale back on spending, there is an increasing trend in the business world toward investing in corporate social responsibility. Even in these tough economic times, companies realize the importance of supporting local communities and philanthropic causes. Supporting a cause that positively reflects on a brand

Startup Competition – Winners vs. Losers

This infographic explores the “venture capitalist touch” and how venture capitalist use their money to help businesses grow. It provides data and graphs to show where venture capitalist invested, in what sectors, how much they invested, and what return they got on their investments. Link