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From co-founder to ousted CEO of 500px: Trials, errors, and lessons learned

The Next Web

Started in the early 2000s as a community on the LiveJournal blogging platform, 500px has become one of the most popular places in the internet to store professional and amateur photos, with more than 50 million images in its archives. Shortly after the news hit the media, Gutsol left Canada where he’s lived since 2000 after moving from Ukraine, and he spent a few months in the Dominican Republic.

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Why Moving Your Small Business Online Doesn’t Have To Be Scary

YoungUpstarts

Moving your brick and mortar business into the wide, wonderful world of the internet doesn’t have to be scary or intimidating though. ShareMoney makes it easy to share money with someone in Mexico , start sending money to the Dominican Republic , and more. Making a success of your small business isn’t something you accomplish all at once.

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[ADV] How Charter Spectrum Services Can Grow Your Startup

YoungUpstarts

Due to the increasing influence of the internet, there are countless ways through which you can grab more customers for your product or services. There are many providers in the US who provide internet, cable TV, and phone services for newly established business. Faster Internet for Faster Business Processing: “Time is money.” Considering this factor, Charter offers high-speed internet that cannot be rivaled by anyone in the market.

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Micro-Multinationals, And How They Will Define Our Era

YoungUpstarts

They set about registering an internet domain name and preparing for the release of a Beta version of their app later that year. By combining virtual networks (high-speed internet, mobile communication and other digital technologies) with physical networks (transportation systems and logistics platforms), micro-multinationals have the potential to disrupt industries virtually overnight.

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Invest in Israel Newsletter January 2012

VC Cafe

a Cambridge company that manages Web traffic for some of the Internet’s biggest sites, is acquiring website and mobile acceleration technology vendor Cotendo. 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.

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Facebook Acquires Israel’s Snaptu For an Estimated $60-70 Million

VC Cafe

Snaptu is a fast-growing application for feature-phones (or not-so-smart phones) which serves as a mini-app store for WAP-Internet phones. These two deals are significant, and suggest that Facebook didn’t just buy an app - Snaptu is a mobile platform and a distribution channel for emerging markets with low smartphone penetration, where the users use their mobile phones as their main access device to the Internet.

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