Startups Tango Buenos Aires, Argentina

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A number of private companies hail from the same city as Pope Francis. Here's a quick look at what the city has to offer -- and where it stands to improve

Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: From Poland to Argentina


During this week's roundtable, once again, we had an international group of entrepreneurs presenting from Buenos Aires, Argentina; Warsaw, Poland; Geneva, Switzerland; Sherbrooke, Canada; Oakland, California; and Austin, Texas. Then Marie-Janine Saris from Buenos Aires, Argentina, discussed Home Swappers Club , a concept inspired by Airbnb, where people who love to travel swap their homes using the site as a trusted place to meet other validated home owners and renters.

Bonar24 bonds - Argentina


BUENOS AIRES, April 20 (Reuters) - Argentina will reopen the sale of local law Bonar24 bonds on Tuesday in order to fund infrastructure projects, Argentine Economy Minister Axel Kicillof told a state broadcaster on Monday

How a Chance Encounter at a Bar in Argentina Inspired TOMS Shoes' Audacious Business Model

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While on vacation away from his previous venture, TOMS founder Blake Mycoskie got a firsthand look at the need for shoes in the developing world. The experience, he tells the audience at Inc.'s s GrowCo conference, led him to become a pioneer in the world of social entrepreneurship

Meet the Outsourcing Company Powering Some of the Web's Hottest Startups

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TaskUs's co-founders almost started a frozen-yogurt chain in Argentina. Good thing they hit on the idea of providing back-office services for some of the internet's hottest startups

Why The Best Young Entrepreneurs Are Purpose-Driven


Or TOMS shoe company founder Blake Mycoskie, who, on a trip to Argentina in 2006 met a woman in a café who was volunteering for a shoe drive. by Zach Mercurio, author of “ The Invisible Leader: Transform Your Life, Work, and Organization with the Power of Authentic Purpose ”.

Do you believe in your idea?

Escape From Cubicle Nation

See Antrese Wood’s audacious goal to paint her way through all the provinces in Argentina. If you set big goals, you probably spend a considerable amount of time worrying: If others think the idea is good enough. If someone else would do it better than you.

LATIN METAL WEEK: Mujer Amante by Rata Blanca - Yes, this.

Mark Birch

One of the few modestly successful Latin hair metal bands, Rata Blanca of Argentina enjoyed some decent amount of celebrity back in the 80’s and 90’s. music metal hair metal Rata Blanca Mujer Amante Argentina Latin metalLATIN METAL WEEK: Mujer Amante by Rata Blanca - Yes, this band’s literal name means White Rat, but there is so much more going on here.

Lessons and Impressions from Colombia (2016)

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

There are five countries that drive the economic conversation in Spanish-speaking Latin America, it seems: Chile, Argentina, Peru, Mexico, and Colombia. That said, with the new government in Buenos Aires, there seems to be something of a revival of hope about Argentina.

[Infographic] Business Etiquette Around The World


For example, name-dropping and nepotism, while common and widely practiced in Argentina, is largely frowned upon elsewhere. The way people do business around the world can differ by quite a bit; what may be acceptable or appropriate in one business culture can be an utter faux pas in another.

Global Impact: Social Entrepreneurship Companies


Blake Mycoskie visited Argentina in 2006 and saw children walking in the streets outside Buenos Aires without shoes. For every pair of shoes sold, TOMS would provide a new pair of shoes to children in Argentina and other developing countries.

FutureBrand 2010: Israel Up 11 Spots in Ranking As a Country Brand

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Israel was also crowned as one of the ‘Rising Starts of 2010′ along with Chile, Argentina and Iceland. C ountries are also brands.

Here are The Missing Positives of This Election

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Liberia, Argentina, Bangladesh, Lithuania, Trinidad, Brazil, Kosovo, Slovenia, Denmark, Jamaica, South Korea, Norway, Poland & Croatia. It’s hard to feel any positives these days: We’re in the eye of the storm. We’re at peak anxiety. Maximum rancor.

Why Pope Francis Has Been an Effective Leader

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One year ago, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio from Argentina become Pope Francis. In his first year, the pope has become popular among people of many different faiths due to his humble acts, his inclusive views, and perhaps most of all, his positive disposition.

Invest in Israel Newsletter September 2011 Edition

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ISRAEL TO TRADE FREELY WITH MERCOSUR; ARGENTINA – ISRAEL SIGN FTA. Argentina became the last of the South American Mercosur trade block of four to sign a free trade agreement with Israel.

Twitter Link Roundup #245 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

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Argentina’s Case Has No Victors, Many Losers – Shameless, I know, but couldn’t resist sharing with y’all a picture of our new puppy! Her name is Remy and, frankly, we’re smitten!

Why Not to Use Independent Contractors For Overseas Hires

Early Growth Financial Services

Here’s the story of a well-meaning client who needed to discreetly convert a contractor to an employee in Argentina. Guest post contributed by Ben Wright of VelocityGlobal. Using contractors to save on overseas employee costs can backfire, as this case study demonstrates. Expanding your company into foreign markets can be daunting, and the prospect of hiring international staff is often the tip of the “fear” spear.

How Traveling Helped Me Prepare for Startup Life

Up and Running

After that, we spent the next three months traveling all over Chile and Argentina without incident. At one point we got off a bus in Bariloche, Argentina, and started seeking out a hostel that a few other travelers had mentioned. If there’s anything that traveling outside the U.S.

What I’ve Been Reading

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

As a Chilean married to a Russian, working with students from the United States, Israel, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Chile, Argentina, Germany, and India, I am a living example of the benefits that the existence of a global hub language. I’ve been flipping through a bunch of books that people have sent me. A few recent ones on my Kindle that I read in full: 1. How: Why How We Do Anything Means Everything by Dov Seidman.

Join a conference simulcast near you

Startup Lessons Learned

One of the most important things we do with The Lean Startup Conference is make a livestream of the plenary talks available for free to groups around the world, supporting entrepreneurship communities everywhere. The number of hosts has grown annually, and this year, we have 200+ groups joining us on Monday, December 3. They represent more than 10,000 people total. If you're not attending the conference in person, consider meeting up with one of these groups to watch.

Estonian Digital Teacher's Book Tebo Raises Seed Round


We will test the product and business model in Chile and then we are looking to expand to Argentina and Spain, the big Spanish-speaking countries.

US men's basketball set for 5-game pre-Olympic schedule

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Olympic men's basketball team will face Argentina and three other opponents during a five-game, five-city exhibition tour The U.S.

Fighting micro-burn-out

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

After we rose to the top of building Facebook games a few years ago and then subsequently declined I had a quarter-life evaluation while living in Argentina. This guest-post was written by Noah Kagan, Chief Sumo of , the daily deals site for web entrepreneurs.

Another Silly Startup Analogy

Diego Basch

When I was a teenager in Argentina in the 1980s, there was a weekly TV show called “ Feliz Domingo ” (Happy Sunday). It ran live for nine hours, between one and ten pm. It was a game show for high school students near graduation, who competed in events involving different skills.

Basic Accounting And Legal Aspects That Every Business Owner Should Know


Cristian Rennella is the founder of Mejor Trato , a tool for online loan comparison in South America, including Colombia, Argentina and Brazil. by Cristian Rennella, founder of Mejor Trato.

Hornets take Juan Vaulet with 39th pick in the NBA draft

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — The Charlotte Hornets have selected swingman Juan Vaulet from Argentina with the 39th overall pick in the NBA draft CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)

Go Live With The Whales


Where do we cross back to Argentina?” They swung into action both from Argentina and the United States, working with the airlines to get us from Bariloche to Buenos Aires and then beyond. By the way, coffee in Argentina is lousy. By Bruce Hodes, author of “ Front Line Heroes “.

9 Qualities of Remarkable Entrepreneurs

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Kennedy was seeking to indict Teamsters head Jimmy Hoffa (who some believe is chilling in Argentina with Elvis and Jim Morrison). What separates the best from everyone else? Hint: It's not about the money.) Good entrepreneurs make money. Great entrepreneurs make serious money.

The Queen of Social Media

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And she’s committed to running her 30-person team remotely: Employees are located in, among other places, Dallas, Austin, San Diego, Washington, DC--even Argentina. In just three years, Shama Kabani''s digital marketing firm reached the $1 million mark.

TutoTOONS reaches 50 million downloads, growing 10x in 10 months


Over 7,000 people from Argentina to Ukraine have tried the platform, with over 300 artists building games with TutoTOONS on a regular basis.

5 Lessons Learned Launching a Startup With No Plan, No Cash, and No MBA

Up and Running

Six months before starting our business, my wife and I moved to Buenos Aires, Argentina with no solid plans, no place to live, and no jobs. In the summer of 2009, my wife and I caught the entrepreneurial bug and started a company without any prior business experience. We’d never hired anyone.

Twitter Link Roundup #127 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

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Clever Twitter ad from Smart Car Argentina. Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account , I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing.

Women 2.0 Partners Google, Extends Founder Friday Events


Media and event company Women 2.0 has announced that it is partnering search giant Google to support the startup and entrepreneurship ecosystem in the United States and around the world.

Applied Communilytics – 10 Speakers & Fresh Material

Watching Websites

> [link] Ignacio Gutierrez I'm very interested on this “Communilytics&# but i'm in Argentina =/ … these presentations will be broadcasted like the SLL conference on justintv or there's any way to see later the slides the will show?

How Ideas Gain Traction

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For Mycoskie, the human connection came from the shoeless children he saw on a visit to Argentina in 2006. Just as important as the idea itself is the entrepreneur behind it--and the skill, passion, and effort she provides.

The Top 5 Best Cities For Possibility

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Buenos Aires, Argentina 12. Every year there’s a list of cities that have been researched to be the best of some category. There are the “most livable,” cities and the “happiest,” the “Best for VC Capital” and more, but can you put a measure on the cities with the most possibility?

7 Worst Tweets of 2012

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This October, Britain’s ambassador to Chile, an avid soccer fan, sent out a tweet in Spanish alluding to a popular Chilean taunt used in matches against archrival Argentina. This year businesses fouled up when they posted these egregious, insulting tweets.

The United Nations and crowdSPRING

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Maria Mandagaran , a designer and a teacher in industrial design at Mar del Plata National University (Argentina), designed the winning logo using colors, fonts and design elements that effectively depicted the key elements of the 7 Billion Actions movement.

Grillo, Axley tied for lead in Tour Finals event

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Argentina's Emiliano Grillo shot a 4-under 68 on Saturday for a share of the third-round lead with Eric Axley in the Tour Finals' Small Business Connection Championship DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP)

Mobile WiFi Community Instabridge raises $1 million


In Instabridge''s native Sweden, mobile data is cheap and plentiful which explains why most of their growth is coming from emerging markets like Mexico, Argentina, Brazil and India, but other popular markets include Spain, the Netherlands, Canada and the US. ”It’s