Back to Colombia: Vive La Revolución Emprendedora!

Steve Blank

He’s back to Bogota, Colombia this week for round two. —– Back to Colombia: Vive La Revolución Emprendedora! Lean LaunchPad Colombia starts again today in Bogota with 25 more teams of tech entrepreneurs and at 25 mentors from the country’s universities, incubators, and chambers of commerce. Colombia needs to be ambitious to succeed in this effort, and I’m honored and pleased to be helping to drive it. The first 8-week Lean LaunchPad Colombia program.

Back to Colombia: Vive La Revolución Emprendedora!

Steve Blank

He’s back to Bogota, Colombia this week for round two. —– Back to Colombia: Vive La Revolución Emprendedora! Lean LaunchPad Colombia starts again today in Bogota with 25 more teams of tech entrepreneurs and at 25 mentors from the country’s universities, incubators, and chambers of commerce. Colombia needs to be ambitious to succeed in this effort, and I’m honored and pleased to be helping to drive it. The first 8-week Lean LaunchPad Colombia program.

Interview with Anthony Wile: Canadian Entrepreneur Cultivates Colombian Cannabis

Hearpreneur

While dual citizenship is becoming increasingly common in our global society, not many people have homes in Canada and Colombia. became a citizen of Colombia in August 2018 by decree of President Juan Manuel Santos, yet maintains his Canadian citizenship. Q: How does Colombia factor in?

Innovations off the global beaten path

deal architect

We hear so much about Silicon Valley and Bangalore and Shanghai that is refreshing to hear about innovations in unexpected places: Nigeria's Nollywood: Most prolific in world Medellin, Colombia's massive turnaround Bhutan's plan to go all organic farming The world's.

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Fostering Austin’s Global Connections During Austin Startup Week

SiliconHills

Representatives from Australia, Colombia, Mexico, Pakistan, Ireland and the European Union made presentations at Capital Factory on Thursday. By LAURA LOREK Publisher of Silicon Hills News Austin made a major push to cultivate relationships with other countries during the first International sessions at Austin Startup Week. Capital Factory has had 20 international startups set up […].

5 Top Strategies To Avoid Burnout In A Startup

YoungUpstarts

Emma Rosser resides in Medellin, Colombia, and splits her time covering current affairs in the country with leading publication Colombia Reports and exploring trends in the tech start-up space with PR experts Publicize. by Emma Rosser of Publicize.

Advice For Bootstrapping Your Business From Startup Founders Who’ve Been There

YoungUpstarts

Philip Acuña is a journalist and PR strategist based in Medellin, Colombia. He has previously worked for organizations including the California Immigrant Policy Center and Colombia Reports. by Philip Acuña.

Green Franchise Taking The Industry A Notch Higher

Hearpreneur

With my years of experience from the textile and plastics industry in Venezuela and Colombia; I knew that my team and I were resourceful and could to transform the traditional dry-cleaning system and generate a distinctive and better offering.

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Women 2.0 Partners Google, Extends Founder Friday Events

YoungUpstarts

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.

10 Important Non-Technical Traits That Every Developer Should Possess

YoungUpstarts

Philip Acuña is a journalist and PR strategist based in Medellin, Colombia. He has previously worked for organizations including the California Immigrant Policy Center and Colombia Reports. by Philip Acuña.

8 Pieces of Advice For CEOs That Need To Scale Their Startups

YoungUpstarts

Philip Acuña is a journalist and PR strategist based in Medellin, Colombia. He has previously worked for organizations including the California Immigrant Policy Center and Colombia Reports. by Philip Acuña.

5 Key Tips For Building Effective Thought Leadership

YoungUpstarts

Emma Rosser resides in Medellin, Colombia, and splits her time covering current affairs in the country with leading publication Colombia Reports and exploring trends in the tech start-up space with PR experts Publicize. by Emma Rosser of Publicize.

4 Morning Tips To Kick-Start Your Day

YoungUpstarts

Emma Rosser resides in Medellin, Colombia, and splits her time covering current affairs in the country with leading publication Colombia Reports and exploring trends in the tech start-up space with Publicize , a startup aiming to change the way companies approach PR.

7 Startup Entrepreneurs On How To Attract Top Talent

YoungUpstarts

Philip Acuña is a journalist and PR strategist based in Medellin, Colombia. He has previously worked for organizations including the California Immigrant Policy Center and Colombia Reports. by Philip Acuña.

Top 4 Networking Tips From Startup Founders

YoungUpstarts

Emma Rosser resides in Medellin, Colombia, and splits her time covering current affairs in the country with leading publication Colombia Reports and exploring trends in the tech start-up space with PR experts Publicize. by Emma Rosser of Publicize.

10 Amazing Microfinance Success Stories

YoungUpstarts

Marcelino Lopez, Colombia. Lopez and his family were living in a plastic tent in Barrio Nelson Mandela, Colombia, with $300 to his name.

Why the Former President of Nickelodeon Joined mitú as CEO.

Both Sides of the Table

We = my father is from Colombia, South America, immigrated to the U.S. Why the Former President of Nickelodeon Joined mitú as CEO.

5 Traits of Great Writers That You Can Learn From!

Brandanew

That is how Marquez made everyone see the Colombia of a bygone era and that is how Kipling made the jungles of central India come alive. The air’s getting a bit nippy, October in its glory has finally arrived.

Startup Map & Trends Analysis – September 2012

Gust

Other countries with a surge in new companies are Colombia, Australia, and Spain. September’s Startup Map showcases the latest trends in startup profiles created on Gust between September 1 st and September 30 th. Some of the entrepreneurs chose to keep their startup profiles private and therefore are labeled as unpublished in this month’s map, and were not included in the trends analysis.

“Visibility” — A Powerful Lesson on DACA and The American Dream from @LeonKrauze

Both Sides of the Table

As a Jewish person I know something about this scapegoating because it is the history of my people for 2,000+ years including the Pogroms in Eastern Europe that cause my family to escape using fake passports and wind up in South America (Colombia) in search of a better life.

5 Tips For Creating An Engaging Blog

YoungUpstarts

Emma Rosser resides in Medellin, Colombia, and splits her time covering current affairs in the country with leading publication Colombia Reports and exploring trends in the tech start-up space with Publicize , a startup aiming to change the way companies approach PR.

Why I Doubled Down on YouTube Investments with MiTú

Both Sides of the Table

And of course many of you know this is near and dear to me because my own father is from Medellín, Colombia so I grew up in a household with the music, food, culture and language of South America. So they began signing up Spanish-language content producers in Ecuador, Chile, Colombia, Argentina, Mexico and so forth.

When to Pay a Premium for Your Company Domain Name

Startup Professionals Musings

He is now on a campaign to win Colombia (.co), I’m sure you have all been frustrated at least once at not being able to get the Internet domain name you want for your company. Who owns all of these names, and should you ever buy one for a premium?

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Bring Me Your Accents. Immigration Fuels Innovation

Both Sides of the Table

My father to this day has an unbelievably slow, deep, baritone accent from his native country – Colombia. I have lived (England, France, Italy, Spain, Japan & the US) and worked (Ireland, Germany, India) around the world. I adore accents.

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New speakers + Ignite + streaming locations

Startup Lessons Learned

Startup Lessons Learned 2011 is just around the corner: May 23, 2011 in SF. You have just under a week to get general admission tickets before prices go up. A lot of people missed the early bird rates and wrote to me about it. Don't be late, buy your ticket now. We've also added a number of extremely discounted tickets for full-time students. New Speakers Our program keeps getting better and better. We're debuting many brand new case studies, and I could not be more excited.

Startup Lessons Learned 2011 streaming live

Startup Lessons Learned

I have been getting emails and tweets all day from people upset that they cannot get into Startup Lessones Learned 2011 - either here in SF, where we're sold out, or in one of the more than 100 simulcast locations around the world, many of which are sold out, too. We struggle with this issue every year, because we strongly encourage everyone who can to participate with their local entrepreneurship community. Strengthening ties between entrepreneurs is one of our most important values.

How to Launch an Awesome Kickstarter Campaign

Up and Running

Their leather shoes and accessories are handmade by previously unemployed artisans in Colombia. If you’re looking for an easy way to propel your business forward, then Kickstarter isn’t the platform for you.

What Does it Mean to be American? Why Trump is Just a Blip on the Radar

Both Sides of the Table

My father is from Colombia and came to the United States for his residency in pediatrics more than 55 years ago. Starting back in 2015 and throughout much of 2016 people started commenting that my blog had become a lot more political. I guess I didn’t see it quite that way.

How Much Should You Pay For a Great Domain Name?

Startup Professionals Musings

He is now on a campaign to win Colombia (.co), I’m sure you have all been frustrated at least once at not being able to get the Internet domain name you want for your company. Who owns all of these names, and should you ever buy one for a premium?

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Basic Accounting And Legal Aspects That Every Business Owner Should Know

YoungUpstarts

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.

When Small Businesses Meet Big Opportunities

YoungUpstarts

In China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Spain and Taiwan, exporting SMEs are roughly twice as likely to report such rapid growth compared to their non-exporting counterparts, while exporting SMEs in Brazil, Colombia and India are between 1.1-1.3

Israel Ranked 29th in Easiness of Doing Business According to the World Bank

VC Cafe

Mexico became the most straightforward economy for doing business in Latin America, overtaking Colombia.

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Lessons I Learned from My Dad

Both Sides of the Table

He grew up in Colombia. My mom seems to sneak into my blog from time-to-time. My dad less so. Mom was an entrepreneur and a civic leader. She was (is) a bit of a ball buster. And a negotiator. And a go getter. So she naturally fills my story arcs more easily.

The Greatest Strength of America is Immigration and Integration

Both Sides of the Table

I remember fondly my dad (from Colombia) wanting to eat out of the house and experience the best multi-cultural foods one could actually find in middle-class, suburban Sacramento in the 70s & 80s.

Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Voguette

crowdSPRING Blog

Last year, we had a very uncomfortable experience and almost got stranded in Colombia when at an airport the police did full body scans thinking we were transporting was contraband. Keeping up with fashion trends is hard work, for those who are serious about it.

Austin Pitch Slam for Innovate!2010

Austin Startup

2010 Pitch Slams are a very ambitious undertaking from Guidewire to identify and support the start-up community from Colombia to India and everywhere (okay, 28 cities) in between. Guidewire Group’s Innovate!2010 2010 is making its way through Austin this week as part of a 30-city international tour to seek out the 100 most promising start-ups in the world.

This Weekend

Startup Lessons Learned

The next couple of days are going to be amazing, as the Lean Startup community converges on San Francisco. I want to welcome all of you who are traveling to be here. Welcome to our fair city. There are only a few tickets left to Startup Lessons Learned 2011 on Monday (May 23). If you haven't registered yet, please do. As a reminder, the first 200 people to show up will get one of the very first copies of the Lean Startup Book , a pre-publication printed galley.

How My Biology Blog Landed Me My Dream Job

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

The Bad Story With A Good Ending Back in April, my father was diagnosed with a serious neurological condition, and was sent to a special hospital in Colombia (the country). The Invitation When I got back home from Colombia, there was a letter in my mailbox from the university I attended. Yeah, I know. It’s not what you want to hear about on a blog about Blogging and Entrepreneurship. Who comes here to know how to land a job?

End of Dumb Tables in Web Analytics Tools! Hello: Weighted Sort

Occam's Razor

Segment the traffic from Argentina, Peru, Spain, Colombia, Chile and Denmark and you are on your way to the aforementioned world domination. Arthur C. Clarke said: "Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."

Startup Grind Turns the Tables on Mark Suster

Both Sides of the Table

He grew up in Colombia, South America. One of my favorite events last year was attending Startup Grind where I got to interview Clayton Christensen, author of The Innovator’s Dilemma. Not just because meeting Clayton was influential in shaping my thinking about markets but also because Derek Andersen (who founded Startup Grind) is such an awesome host and runs a very informative events. Last month they turned the tables on me.

Invest in Israel Newsletter June 2010 Edition

VC Cafe

Albaugh, which was founded in 1979, has six plants in the US, Brazil, Mexico, and Argentina, and a joint venture in China, and its South American sales in Brazil, Argentina, and Chile complement Makhteshim’s business in Brazil, Colombia and Ecuador. A s 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.

12 Questions: Meet Pamela Harvey (USA)

crowdSPRING Blog

We lived in Mexico, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Panama, and Colombia. In our 12 Questions blog series, we feature interviews with someone from the crowdSPRING community. For these interviews, we pick people who add value to our community – in the blog, in the forums, in the projects.