Czech Republic Company to Establish U.S. Headquarters in San Antonio with 1,400 jobs


The post Czech Republic Company to Establish U.S. OKIN Business Process Services announced Monday plans to establish a U.S. headquarters in San Antonio with more than 1,400 jobs. After a two-year site selection journey, we are delighted to announce that our U.S. headquarters will be located in San Antonio, Texas.,” Dan Smith, President, and CEO, OKIN BPS, said in a news release. The […]. Headquarters in San Antonio with 1,400 jobs appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio

[Asia] Socialbakers Opens Asia Pacific HQ In Singapore


Prague, Czech Republic-based Socialbakers’ expansion into the region comes on the heels of its successful Series C funding round to the tune of US$26 million earlier this month, and looks to tap on the rapidly growing demand for social analytics as social media becomes increasingly dominant as part of the marketing mix for brands in this region.

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9 Ways to Stay Worldly-Wise

The Entrepreneurial Mind

Last summer, while traveling throughout Eastern Europe with a group of students, we got a good look at it in -- of all places -- a remote crystal factory in a rural area of the Czech Republic. It's simple: It sells 80 percent of its products outside of the Czech Republic, to outlets across the globe. I wrote an article for American Express OPEN on how to be a global small business. Here is an excerpt: What will the future of small-business entrepreneurship look like?

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.

What To Know About Accepting International Payments


For example, in the Netherlands, the majority of payments are done by direct debit, while in the Czech Republic, the standard is cash on delivery payment. When you’re an eCommerce startup founder, or you’ve been running an eCommerce business for some time, you may decide that you want to expand and sell to other countries.

The Best Country to Start a Business |

Campus Entrepreneurship

Zoltan Acs’ work on the Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index is covered by Jeff May in the Wall Street Journal today: What’s more, some emerging-markets powerhouses like China, Russia, Brazil and India, as well as nations like Chile and the Czech Republic, are due for big improvements, says Zoltan Acs, a Small Business Administration economist and co-author of the agency’s study of entrepreneurial performance around the world.

It May Be An Open Book, But The EU Ain’t On The Best-Seller List


in the European Union, ranging from less than 5% in Slovenia to more than 20% in Estonia, Austria, the Czech Republic and Germany.”. If time is money – and in the world of business, it surely is – then honing the bottom line whilst at the same time hitting the marketing message home hard and accurately is key to survival in an increasingly competitive and straitened internationalised business landscape.

My new book: To University and Beyond: Launch Your Career in High Gear

David Teten

I won a scholarship to study political philosophy for a week in the Czech Republic. ? ?. You can now pre-order my forthcoming book, To University and Beyond: Launch Your Career in High Gear.

Three Lessons from the Coronavirus for Telecom Service Providers So Far

The Startup Magazine

The fear is that networks will not be able to cope , especially if other countries follow the examples set by the Czech Republic, Ireland and Italy, shutting schools and restricting movement. The world has been taken by storm by the new Coronavirus, Covid-19. With normal life grinding to a halt, data centres have become one of the key pillars holding the world together as people are instructed to stay at home. The operations teams are now key to our economic viability.

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.

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.

The October cS Award and the September cS Award Winner!

crowdSPRING Blog

Atmosphere’s real name is David, he is based in the Czech Republic, and is a new member of the crowdSPRING community, but has already participated in 10 projects and won 3 those! Last summer, we announced that we would issue a monthly cS Award to honor quality work by designers and writers in the crowdSPRING community. October cS Award. This month we are trying something new!

5 ways to build company culture with a virtual team

The Next Web

While companies like Google instill a company culture through a giant, all-encompassing campus, that’s not so practical when you need to hire a designer in the Czech Republic and a social media expert in Chicago. John Stelmach is the President and CFO of Contentverse , a virtual document management system used by parts of the US Government and small to large businesses all over the world. For every desk-bound cubicle-dweller, the dream is to work from home. No physical demands.

Global Multichannel Consumer Behaviour (Research/Purchase) Analysis

Occam's Razor

Let's compare USA and Czech Republic … 9% of the roughly 17 million cars sold in the US were purchased online. And how impressed are you with Czech citizens? I love you Czech Republic!

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Generate and Transformify: Umbrella Solutions to Help Businesses Hire Top Talent Worldwide

Transformify - Recruiting

London, 18.08.2018. Transformify Recruitment CRM and Generate FS have joined forces to help employers hire top talent worldwide. As IT talent becomes scares in many technology hubs like London, New York, Silicon Valley, Singapore, Sydney, Berlin and many other big cities, the employers are left with no other option than looking for talent elsewhere in the world. However, the ever changing regulatory framework tremendously increases the cost and the administrative burden.

Eastern European Champions & the 4 V’s of Big Data

Cracking the Code

Skype is probably the most famous of them, but there are a lot of other examples including Game Insights, Kaspersky and Parallels in Russia, LogMeIn and Prezi in Hungary and Avast and AVG in the Czech Republic. Eastern European Champions I had the opportunity to do a keynote at the IDCEE conference in Kiev last week. It was my first time in the city and I must say that I was immediately taken by the energy of the city and of the entrepreneurs that I met at the conference.

24 Entrepreneurs Reveal What Entrepreneurship Means to Them


I left the Czech Republic at age 16 to pursue the American Dream. Being an entrepreneur is a source of pride. It also evidences an individual with a huge amount of discipline and focus to be able to build a business a lot of times from just an idea. It is the ambition of an entrepreneur that built the most profitable and successful companies. The only issue is that the word entrepreneurship can often vary from person to person. #1 1 – Freedom. Image Credit: Kavita Channe.

29 Entrepreneurs Explain Why They Started Their Business


After the Velvet Revolution in the Czech Republic, the idea of being an entrepreneur was new. Each business has a story. No matter if the business is a Goliath like Wal-Mart, or a local business owned by a couple or family, the business has roots in an idea. For each business owner, the story of their journey can range from monetary needs or the passion for a unique project. Each story is different though the reasons may remain the same.

Spam Laws, Email Marketing, and Compliance

Duct Tape Marketing

Czech Republic – Act No. Spam Laws, Email Marketing, and Compliance written by Guest Post read more at Duct Tape Marketing. photo credit Flickr. Every year, governments increase restrictions on unsolicited email. With new restrictions also comes harsher penalties when laws are broken. Here, we’ll give you a quick refresher on where spam laws stand both nationally and internationally, and how your business can avoid costly mistakes. CAN-SPAM Act.

Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Alfred Jorgensen Laboratory

crowdSPRING Blog

AJL supply these yeasts to breweries in the UK, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, France, Spain, Brazil, Chile, USA, Canada, Australia, the Philippines, Korea, India, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Russia, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Czech Republic, Greece, Belgium, Holland, Vi etnam, Germany and many other countries. Now, I may be the reigning champion of Christmas Party Beer Pong here at crowdSPRING (no big deal…) but this next company may have me beat.

21 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Name


Our company is in the Czech Republic. The idea of exactly what your business is going to be usually comes first. Secondly, most often, is giving a title to your idea. What exactly is going to be the name of your business? Some people turn to their childhood for inspiration or a beloved family pet. It could be a made up word you dream of one night and feel it has the right ring to it.

Best practices on how to run a Facebook page

Aymeric Gaurat-Apelli

On July 20th, a group of designers from Czech Republic posted an offer. The most obvious one is that they mix English speaking audience and Czech audience. It means that when they post in English, they create noise for their Czech audience, and when they post an Czech post, they create noise for their English speaking audience.

Best practices on how to run a Facebook page | Aymeric Gaurat-Apelli

Aymeric Gaurat-Apelli

On July 20th, a group of designers from Czech Republic posted an offer. The most obvious one is that they mix English speaking audience and Czech audience. It means that when they post in English, they create noise for their Czech audience, and when they post an Czech post, they create noise for their English speaking audience.

Best practices on how to run a Facebook page

Aymeric Gaurat-Apelli

On July 20th, a group of designers from Czech Republic posted an offer. The most obvious one is that they mix English speaking audience and Czech audience. It means that when they post in English, they create noise for their Czech audience, and when they post an Czech post, they create noise for their English speaking audience.

Out of the Crisis #11: Jeremy Howard on the power of masks, health policy, and data science in medicine

Startup Lessons Learned

In fact, largely I was plagiarizing from a guy called Petr Ludwig who had already done all this in the Czech Republic. And then this is what happened because he started this astonishing campaign in the Czech Republic, which was the first country in the West to get to basically about a hundred percent mask usage, weeks and weeks ahead of anybody else. Everybody in the Czech Republic is wearing masks."