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Rev. Franklin Graham sends off medical crew leaving Greensboro to help in Ecuador

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A Fish Out Of Water

YoungUpstarts

I recently had many of those “fish out of water” experiences while I was on my business trip to Ecuador. When does a fish notice water? Hmmm…?

For tech to develop in emerging economies, the first obstacle is trust

The Next Web

Fast forward a few months and I’ve returned to my adopted country of Ecuador with the objective of helping to develop a thriving tech scene.

The New Rules of Sustainable Product-Sourcing

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Even after her fifth trip to Ecuador, she remembers they were still surprised that she kept coming back and was still invested in the relationship.

Survey: Women Entrepreneurs Optimistic About 2013

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

In Brazil, Ecuador, Uganda, and Switzerland, the rate of business creation by gender is equal. Here are their priorities and concerns. borders.

Caterina Fake on How She Plans to Build the World's Living Atlas

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

I also like to "armchair travel" on Findery, visiting Ecuador, Lithuania. Caterina Fake is one of those highly successful Web entrepreneurs.

The Business Model Canvas and Social Enterprises

startupengineering

Frequently, social enterprises have both end user customers, like poor women in Ecuador who need skills, or farmers in South Sudan who need electricity, or homeless people in New York who need homes. One of the big weaknesses a business can have, the ur weakness, is a failure to make money. There’s an answer to this, though.

Why I Doubled Down on YouTube Investments with MiTú

Both Sides of the Table

So they began signing up Spanish-language content producers in Ecuador, Chile, Colombia, Argentina, Mexico and so forth. Yesterday MiTú Networks announced that Upfront Ventures led a $10 million financing in what is now the largest producer of Latino online videos – primarily driven through YouTube. I wasn’t. So Why MiTú? Gaming?

High Fashion with Native Roots

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Scott Leonard’s passions for design, the environment, and social justice came together in the mountains of Ecuador. market.

Epitaph for an Entrepreneur « Steve Blank

Steve Blank

When the kids got older our adventures took us to Mexico, Ecuador , India, Africa and Europe. Being in a startup and having a successful relationship and family was very hard work. But entrepreneurs can be great spouses and parents. Our circumstances were unique and your mileage will vary. Read the previous post first for context. Love her?”

How to Be an Absentee CEO

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

I Wonder How Things Are Going. Jared Heyman took a break"a long one"from the company he founded. I'm Type A. Elvis has left the building."

The Small Joys of Family Business

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Entrepreneurship, for all its challenges, can bestow on families unexpected benefits beyond the obvious financial ones. recalls Nancy. "I

An Entrepreneur's Look at 2009: The End or A New Beginning?

David Silverman

What might appear counterintuitive, then, is that no one is planning on closing up shop and hiding out in Ecuador. As an entrepreneur, I’ve worried that the economic downturn might make this a terrible time to go entrepreneur-ing. Not only have I focused more on my day job, my personal consumer confidence is also way down–i.e.,

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. For previous editions of the newsletter, click here. billion euros every year.