Victoria: Investing In Morocco’s Future

YoungUpstarts

Casablanca is also one of the largest financial centres in North Africa, as Morocco is a key participant in the Maghreb agreement that facilitates trade with its neighbours: Algeria, Libya, Mauritania and Tunisia. In an area of outstanding natural beauty on Morocco’s Atlantic coastline, the emerging new city of Victoria is set to promote cultural diversity and twenty-first-century amenities.

How This Entrepreneur is Giving Back to Charity Through Collagen Peptides

Hearpreneur

Glen was one of the Navy SEALS who was killed after hours of fighting heavily armed terrorists in Benghazi, Libya, in September of 2012. Backstory on BUBS: Glen ‘BUB’ Doherty was my oldest and closest friend. He was a long time San Diego resident and Navy SEAL. He was 2012 San Diego UT ‘person of the year’ alongside Ty Woods for their bravery in the Benghazi Libya terrorist attacks. BUBS Naturals is a pasture raised, grass-fed collagen peptides.

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How This Entrepreneur is Giving Back to Charity Through Collagen Peptides

Hearpreneur

Glen was one of the Navy SEALS who was killed after hours of fighting heavily armed terrorists in Benghazi, Libya, in September of 2012. Backstory on BUBS: Glen ‘BUB’ Doherty was my oldest and closest friend. He was a long time San Diego resident and Navy SEAL. He was 2012 San Diego UT ‘person of the year’ alongside Ty Woods for their bravery in the Benghazi Libya terrorist attacks. BUBS Naturals is a pasture raised, grass-fed collagen peptides.

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Exploring The Everyday: Janji Wants You To Change The World By Running

View from Seed

This past fall we did Libya, the season before that we did Uganda, and we’re going to be doing Cambodia in 2019. 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 , or read our past interviews here. At the core of the Everyday Economy is people and their needs.

Aspen Institute Maghreb Investor Delegation, next week in NY and CA

David Teten

The group is about 22 people; managing directors, partners and COO’s of major investments firms in Morocco, Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, and Tunisia. Turnaround / buyout investing is of particular interest to the delegates for several reasons: The Maghreb is an important buy-out market due to the first generation transition since independence and also due to privatization of seized assets by governments in Tunisia and Libya. Localisation du Maghreb (Photo credit: Wikipedia).

Here’s What’s Driving Collaborative Consumption and Where the Market May Head Next

Both Sides of the Table

But an equally obvious case is BitCoin where people who live in Iran, Syria or Libya may rather put their money into non-governmental units (even knowing the risks) than to trust their local governmental leaders to protect their assets from inflation or seizure. I spoke this past week at the LeWeb conference in London, which was a superbly well run event with a very quality production team. Kudos. The 20-minute video of my presentation is here if you’re interested.

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[Review] The Rise Of The New East

YoungUpstarts

By now, many would know that China is expanding aggressively to West Asian and North African countries like Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, Algeria, Libya and Egypt. Are China and India still the “factory” and “outsourced service provider” of the world? How big is the market for Muslim-friendly products and services? What are the promises and perils of trading in the East?

Hacking for Diplomacy at the State Department – Breakthroughs, breakdowns and relentlessly direct critiques

Steve Blank

Initial feedback from refugees themselves was positive – a 22-year-old from Eritrea who crossed the Mediterranean to Europe from Libya told the team he would have put his phone number on his shirt – had he thought ahead of time to do so. Time flies. We are already past the midway mark in our new Hacking for Diplomacy course at Stanford, and for both students and instructors, it’s an intellectually and emotionally charged period.

Hacking for Diplomacy at the State Department – Breakthroughs, breakdowns and relentlessly direct critiques

Steve Blank

Initial feedback from refugees themselves was positive – a 22-year-old from Eritrea who crossed the Mediterranean to Europe from Libya told the team he would have put his phone number on his shirt – had he thought ahead of time to do so. Time flies. We are already past the midway mark in our new Hacking for Diplomacy course at Stanford, and for both students and instructors, it’s an intellectually and emotionally charged period.

Why the Navy Needs Disruption Now (part 2 of 2)

Steve Blank

For targets over uncontested airspace (Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Somalia, Yemen, Libya, etc.) The future is here it’s just distributed unevenly – Silicon Valley view of tech adoption. The threat is here it’s just distributed unevenly – A2/AD and the aircraft carrier. This is the second of a two-part post following my stay on the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson.

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Irene brings rain, flooding and end of news as we know it [#irene]

This is going to be BIG.

” He adds: “storms of another sort are still overcoming Syria and Libya, both of which might as well not exist on supposed news networks today. On June 17, 1994, the whole country was interrupted by broadcast news—us New Yorkers were watching Patrick Ewing and the Knicks in the NBA Finals. It was the beginning of the biggest media spectacle we had ever seen.

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The Venture Capital Secret: 3 Out of 4 Start-Ups Fail

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The Red Queen Problem – Innovation in the DoD and Intelligence Community

Steve Blank

In the 21st century you need a scorecard to keep track of the threats: Russia, China, North Korea, Iran, ISIS in Yemen/Libya/Philippines, Taliban, Al-Qaeda, hackers for hire, etc. “…it takes all the running you can do to keep in the same place. ”. The Red Queen Alice in Wonderland. Innovation, disruption, accelerators, have all become urgent buzzwords in the Department of Defense and Intelligence community.

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Crushing It With Competitive Intelligence Analysis: Best Metrics, Reports

Occam's Razor

If I can infer that you want a Nexus 9 or are looking for an article on Libya or want to learn what a Roth IRA is, why do I care how old you are or if want to school? Half-way through this post, you'll seriously wonder why you've spent so much time obsessing with Adobe/Google Analytics/Chartbeat or other web analytics tool. When you are done reading the post, you'll be super mad that your marketing strategy is not more influenced by your competitor's data!

Soundbites from the future

Start Up Blog

They’re happy to facilitate revolution in Moldova, Iran, Egypt and Libya. A few soundbites from the future: Leadership: It’s no longer about being king of the mountain, it’s about being center of the circle. Prof Joseph Nye author of Soft Power. Woman will lead the 21 st century, or at least a feminine social and business ethic. The 20 th century was very male centric. This has flipped with the rise of social facilitation.