Move Over Theranos and CRISPR. Kuwait is Making Visitors Get DNA Tests

Inc Startups

The Middle Eastern country will be making all international travelers add their DNA to a database. What could go wrong

Mexican Food and Entrepreneurship for Lunch in Dubai

Feld Thoughts

They then spent the next two hours answering questions that I had about Dubai, its history, entrepreneurship in the region, and the geopolitical dynamics with other UAE states, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Iran. Amy and I are spending the week in Dubai on the annual Wellesley Art Trip. I’ve been doing some of the art stuff, visited one of our LPs, and have been getting together with local entrepreneurs and investors.

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Hacking For Defense In Silicon Valley

Steve Blank

REF expanded its operations to include forward teams in Kuwait and Iraq to provide technology to fill capability gaps and to counter the highest priority threats. Lead, follow or get the heck out of the way. In peacetime the U.S. military is an immovable and inflexible bureaucracy.

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Israel: Haifa Italy: Cesena Milan Rome Kuwait: Kuwait City Lithuania: Vilnius, Jasinskio 16C Vilnius, 6 Šermukšni? One of the most important things we do with The Lean Startup Conference is make a livestream of the plenary talks available for free to groups around the world, supporting entrepreneurship communities everywhere. The number of hosts has grown annually, and this year, we have 200+ groups joining us on Monday, December 3. They represent more than 10,000 people total.

Fayetteville exhibit looks back at Gulf War

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

The exhibit, “The First Gulf War: The War to Free Kuwait,” has been on display at the Museum of the Cape Fear since June 17

Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Orazure Hand Roasted Coffee

crowdSPRING Blog

I was on a business trip and had just landed in Kuwait. I was standing in front of a sign that read “Kuwait International Airport,” shaking my head in disbelief. I recently got back from a cross-country road trip where I drove from Chicago to Portland, OR.

The Estonian Startup With €25 Million Turnover You Haven't Heard Of

ArcticStartup

As Padovani tells ArcticStartup: “If you want some traffic in Combodia, Kuwait or something like that, we have it.”.

Rights of same-sex military spouses vary by state

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

JACKSONVILLE — On the wall over her bunk in Kuwait, Marine Cpl. Nivia Huskey proudly displays a collection of sonogram printouts of the baby boy her pregnant spouse is carrying back home in North Caro

Confessions of a Privileged White Male and Former Conservative

This is going to be BIG.

Kicking Saddam's ass out of Kuwait made us feel good and patriotic. I was born in Brooklyn in 1979, which means that the number one issue growing up in the 1980's and early 1990's was crime. In 1990, there were 2,245 murders in the city, nearly 10x the annual rate we have now. By the way, I'm white and back then, similar to now, you can't talk about crime without taking about race. I grew up in Bensonhurst.

Lessons From West Point: Leadership Is Love

Inc Startups

Days before the Iraq invasion in 2003, just across the border in Kuwait, a brand-new Army officer named Joe DaSilva took over an infantry platoon. An hour''s drive north of New York City, the newest cadets at West Point are getting their first taste of leadership training.

Why the Recent Stock Slide Adds to Small Business Uncertainty

Inc Startups

What''s more, so-called frontier markets- -considered "pre-emerging"-- such as Bangladesh and Kuwait don''t seem to have been as affected by the global downturn.

Jan. 5th Japan - US CRUDE at lowest level in five years

Chaganomics

The plunge in oil prices in the past six months wont affect Kuwaits economic development projects and the governmenht will continue to support capital expenditure in the economy, Finance Minister Anas al-Saleh said on Sunday. TOKYO, Jan 5 (Reuters) - U.S. crude futures extended declines to a third day on Monday to stay near their lowest level in more than five years, hurt by a slew of weak economic data in the worlds biggest oil consumer.

Now Is The Time To Enter The Middle East Markets

ArcticStartup

I have been living many years as a schoolboy in both Iraq and Kuwait in the 1980´s and 1990´s. Things came to abrupt end 2nd of August 1990 when Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait. Editor's Note: This is a guest post by Mikko Silventola, partner at Annia Capital.

What's Truly Great About America

Mark Birch

The trouble with this idea is that they are also doing this in China, France, Kuwait, and pretty much anywhere else on this planet. Sometimes I need to correct the Internet from its tragic mistakes.

The Candy Man

Inc Startups

I can't wait to see how Scooby sells in Kuwait Rob Auerbach, founder of Louisville-based Candyrific, knows what kids want. Rob Auerbach knows what kids want.

Capital Flows - The Implications of Yale's Asset Allocation

Will Price

To compound the capital flow dynamic, Morgan Stanley reports that sovereign funds (gov'ts of China, Russia, Kuwait, Singapore, etc) are sitting on $2.8 David Swensen , Yale University's Chief Investment Officer, is widely recognized as one of the world's great investors For Fiscal 2007, Yale reported a return of 28%. Over the last decade Yale's return is 17.8% and assets have grown from $5.8bn to $22.5bn.