Making Panama Bitcoin-Compatible Is A Significant Undertaking

YoungUpstarts

With the formal adoption of Bitcoin in El Salvador serving as a model, Panama is considering a quick follow-up in what might be the start of a worldwide trend.

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Programmable Currency is coming

Start Up Blog

Any government in the world that moves to a non-sovereign currency (Like El Salvador has making Bitcoin its national currency), will lose control of its economy. China’s 2021 crackdown on crypto currencies has continued unabated. They’ve now banned all types of Crypto transactions. But don’t be mistaken, China wants nothing more than to move to a crypto economy. The Digital Yuan – their own Crypto. Currency Creates Control.

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Invest in Israel Newsletter – August 2012 Edition

VC Cafe

RENEWABLE ENERGY ALLIANCE BETWEEN COMPANIES FROM ISRAEL AND EL SALVADOR. Israel’s SDE Wave Power Plants and El Salvador’s El Esplendor Development Corp recently announced an alliance to execute Wave Power Technology in El Salvador and California. The initial stage of the alliance includes design and construction of two Wave Power Plants in El Salvador (one of 1 MW and a second of 10 MW).

The Boundaryless Era: the Time for Distributed Teams

ReadWriteStart

You can attend Stanford from Nigeria or Oxford from El Salvador. When Bill Hewlett and David Packard founded HP in 1947, it made logistical and fiscal sense to have all their workers housed under one roof. Ditto for Apple. It even penciled for Google in 1998, and it still worked well enough that Facebook chose to establish its headquarters in Palo Alto, California, in 2004. Standout startups like Stripe, InVision, and Github exploit a competitive edge every startup should leverage.

Invest in Israel Newsletter January 2012

VC Cafe

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. As 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 , which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. For the Invest in Israel archive, click here.

A Conversation with 2020 Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang

View from Seed

One in five prime working age American men has not worked in the last twelve months, and our labor force participation rate is down to 62.9%, the same levels as El Salvador the Dominican Republic. Exploring The Everyday is an interview series exploring interesting individuals or companies who are trying to make an impact on the lives of everyday people. You can learn more about this series here. Universal Basic Income is a hot dinner party topic around the country right now.

New Story and 3D Printed Homes

Feld Thoughts

In the past four years, New Story has funded over 2,200 homes, building 17 communities for over 11,000 people across Mexico, Haiti, El Salvador, and Bolivia. In July 2015, I wrote about New Story asking readers to crowdfund one $6k house for a family in Haiti. At the time, Brett was only a few months into building New Story and had built less than twenty total homes.