Leapfrogging into the Future

thebarefootvc

One such conversation was with a doctor from Burma. He was intrigued by what this distributed infrastructure could mean for his work in Burma. We discussed how Burma is now the first “smartphone only” country in the world. I last went to Burma in 2007. They talked of making the decision to come to Burma instead of the United States, given the business potential they saw in Burma.

8 Tips On Intercultural Communication And International Etiquette To Create Successful Business Relationships In Asia

YoungUpstarts

And since opening its borders to global trade in 2012, Myanmar, formerly Burma, is creating an extraordinary entrepreneurial environment owing to its “greenfield” advantage: a rare opportunity to build a fit-for-purpose economy to suit the modern world. For years I’ve studied the cultures in 10 Asian countries: China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar (formerly Burma), the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan. By Sharon Schweitzer, J.D.,

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Leapfrogging into the Future

thebarefootvc

One such conversation was with a doctor from Burma. He was intrigued by what this distributed infrastructure could mean for his work in Burma. We discussed how Burma is now the first “smartphone only” country in the world. I last went to Burma in 2007. They talked of making the decision to come to Burma instead of the United States, given the business potential they saw in Burma.

Leapfrogging into the Future

thebarefootvc

One such conversation was with a doctor from Burma. He was intrigued by what this distributed infrastructure could mean for his work in Burma. We discussed how Burma is now the first “smartphone only” country in the world. I last went to Burma in 2007. They talked of making the decision to come to Burma instead of the United States, given the business potential they saw in Burma.

5 historic billboard campaigns (or everything old is new again)!

crowdSPRING Blog

Burma Shave highway signs (1925). Shoot the brute some… Burma-Shave! Through the power of this advertising tactic, Burma Shave would become the second highest selling brand of shaving cream on the market. Within this vale… Of toil… And sin… Your head grows bald… But not your chin… use… Burma-Shave! Listen birds… These signs cost… Money… So roost a while… But don’t get funny… Burma-Shave!

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Entrepreneurs, Be Careful to Avoid Penny Stock Scams

The Startup Magazine

Mr. Walsh falsely claimed that Bre-X found a gold mine in Burma. It’s easy as an entrepreneur to want to take risks. Penny stocks are tempting for potential quick returns but are notable for scams. Read on and be aware of the common issues with this form of trading. Pump and Dump Scams. This type of scam happens all of the time. The scam begins when promoters begin drumming up interest of an unknown stock. Inexperienced investors pump up the price when shares are purchased.

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A Glimpse: My American Dream

thebarefootvc

When I looked at my inbox this morning, I had emails from six organizations I have advised/worked with over the past couple of years (including Astia and Techstars ) announcing their partnership with the White House’s Startup America initiative. And, lest I for a moment forgot that I am living the American dream, thanks to parents who left a life that they loved to give me an even better one, it was once again etched in my mind. It seems like yesterday (although it was 1989!)

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