Exploring The Everyday: Janji Wants You To Change The World By Running

View from Seed

We travel to locations, for example Bolivia, and work with artists and makers there to design apparel. Highlighting these cool places around the world, be it in the mountains in Bolivia or in the chaos of Katmandu in Nepal, we want to highlight those stories and highlight those people who are doing really cool things. We’re also doing trips to Bolivia, Cambodia and we’re even going to do one in Vermont, which I know seems to be a little out there.

8 Challenges When Scaling Your New Venture Worldwide

Startup Professionals Musings

Even the venerable McDonald’s failed to recognize that in Bolivia, their price per meal was off the charts compared to indigenous alternatives. Market opportunities for your new venture are now immediately worldwide, thanks to the pervasive access to the Internet and social media communication. But this doesn’t mean that you can treat the world as one big homogeneous market, ignoring the vastly different geographic cultures, economic, and political realities.


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The Potential for Fraud Caused by the Unnecessary Mystery of the Family Office World

This is going to be BIG.

Of course I am—Bolivia is a landlocked country.) About a year ago, I received a LinkedIn connection from Richard Briggs—a Brooklyn Law Grad who spend 25 successful years at Lehman and was operating his own family office. He knew a bunch of other VCs in NYC and seemed like a great potential Limited Partner connection. There was only one problem. Richard Briggs didn’t exist.

New Story and 3D Printed Homes

Feld Thoughts

In the past four years, New Story has funded over 2,200 homes, building 17 communities for over 11,000 people across Mexico, Haiti, El Salvador, and Bolivia. In July 2015, I wrote about New Story asking readers to crowdfund one $6k house for a family in Haiti. At the time, Brett was only a few months into building New Story and had built less than twenty total homes. They were young and inexperienced but had a strong conviction to do things differently as a nonprofit which appealed to me.

Invest in Israel Newsletter January 2012

VC Cafe

based in Lima, Peru, owns power stations producing 3,000 megawatts in seven countries: Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Panama, El Salvador, Jamaica, and the Dominican Republic. As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor , which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. For the Invest in Israel archive, click here.

Real Unfair Advantages

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

No wait, I forgot, actually the question is: What happens when employee #2 makes off with your code and roadmap and marketing data and customer list, moves to Bolivia, and starts selling your stuff world-wide at one-tenth the price? This is Part 2 of the series: 5 lessons from 150 startup pitches.??? What if someone copies your awesome business idea?

Five years ago exactly, I started my round the world trip

Aymeric Gaurat-Apelli

If you speak French you will be able to learn how I ended up sleeping in toilets at the top of the Fuji Mount or how I found myself hunting for anacondas in Bolivia.