Reasons For Surge In Mexico’s Private Equity Industry

YoungUpstarts

For years Mexico lagged behind a lot of other Latin America countries when it came to private equity. To put things into perspective, rather than owning just 5% of the industry, Mexico now has close to a third. Now, its share is falling and Mexico has firmly overtaken it.

10 Useful Tips For Doing Business In Mexico

YFS Magazine

Culture culture doing business in mexico Global Business mexicoThere are many challenges when doing business abroad. It is important to understand the business culture of a country you plan to business in, and the country's etiquette.

StartupBus – Round 2, Part 2 – Mexico Storms San Antonio, Steals StartupBus Show – (Post #6)

Up and Running

And my new familia is the entire Mexico bus. Team Mexico has done the impossible. They’re crossing the USA/Mexico border “ the hard way ” (coming in, not going out). 3 great start-ups from Mexico.

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What You Need to Know Before Your Trip to Mexico

The Startup Magazine

Magnificent beaches, fantastic foods and a variety of amazing sites to visit make Mexico a prime choice for a vacation. People at Oscar Padilla Mexican Insurance offer you a glimpse into some of the amazing beaches Mexico has to offer in this article [link]. What to wear in Mexico.

Go Hunt Life’s Todd Nevins is Onto his Next Big Adventure in Mexico

SiliconHills

The host of the Go Hunt Life podcast in Austin and founder of CLICKplacement, an AdWords business, is moving to Mexico. The post Go Hunt Life’s Todd Nevins is Onto his Next Big Adventure in Mexico appeared first on SiliconHills. By Laura Lorek Publisher of Silicon Hills News Todd Nevins is pulling the ripcord on his life this week. Todd and his wife, Allison, have sold most of their belongings, everything from their couch […].

How Latin America is Drawing in Global Tech Giants

ReadWriteStart

Smart Cities Startups Tech Amazon Argentina Brazil Google Latin America MercadoLibre Mexico Technology in Latin AmericaLatin America’s tech-savvy workforce has attracted international companies to maintain support offices in the region for years.

How DJ Sean Gallagher Went From Broke To Surfing Mexico Thanks To His “How To DJ” Online Business

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

Sean is currently living out a year in Mexico with his girlfriend, spending the time surfing and working his online business, earning a healthy $8,000 to $15,000 a month. Press play to begin streaming the audio or right click the text link and choose save as or save link.

BP Should Lead World In Clean-Up Innovation

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

BP has done irreparable harm to the Gulf of Mexico. Tags: Brands Creative Problem Solving (CPS) Innovation Marketing Politics & Government Arnold the Pig Barak Obama BP British Patroleum Creativity Gregg Fraley Gulf of Mexico John Wilkes-Booth NASA oil leak Simple concept here. In my view this is how BP turns this oil spill situation around. First, stop the freakin leak. Second, become the world leader in environmental clean-up and prevention technology.

Infinitum Electic Gets $1.8 Million in Funding to Improve the Electric Motor

SiliconHills

million Series A round of financing, led by Cottonwood Technology Fund, based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Infinitum Electric has reinvented the electric motor. And the Austin-based startup announced Thursday that it has closed a $1.8

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More global innovation

deal architect

Mexico Technology on the ICE Train – Germany Shipping ice cream globally – US, China Big Data of Long Lives – Italy, Greece, Japan Nokia alumni. Innovation from around the globe'' iElevation – Nepal A museum or a library? Globalization and Technology

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Swine Flu: Overreaction More Costly Than the Virus Itself?

abovethecrowd.com

Green Uncategorized Mexico Swine FluIt is reassuring to see the press take a more modulated view of the swine-flu risks, especially as it becomes clear that both deaths and incidents have been overstated in the past week. Our “instant on” media has an insatiable appetite for the scintillating story. These days, you can actually sense the disappointment in the news anchor when [.].

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Women 2.0 Partners Google, Extends Founder Friday Events

YoungUpstarts

Media and event company Women 2.0 has announced that it is partnering search giant Google to support the startup and entrepreneurship ecosystem in the United States and around the world.

Nine Techstars Impact Startups Pitch at Demo Day in Austin

SiliconHills

By Laura Lorek Publisher of Silicon Hills News While studying drug cartels in Mexico City, Cory Siskind noticed the city lacked transparency on reporting high crime areas.

Happy 81st Birthday Dad

Feld Thoughts

In the summer of 1968, I was selected to give a paper on acromegaly in Mexico City. Bernie set up a lovely dinner in a restaurant in a park in Mexico City. My dad turns 81 today. He’s one of my best friends. He loves the color green.

The Best Science Fiction Books of All Time

Feld Thoughts

While on vacation in Mexico recovering from my kidney stone surgery, I read a bunch of books including one science fiction book – Nexus by Ramez Naam (he sent me the pre-release.) I love reading science fiction. I started when I was ten-ish and have never stopped. It was awesome. I was talking about science fiction with a friend. We started rattling off our favorite science fiction books.

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How A Prenuptial Agreement Can Protect Your Business

YoungUpstarts

For those of you living in New Mexico, a prenuptial agreement is defined as “a written contract made by two individuals before they marry. Though married can be a happy and somewhat carefree time in your life, more than 40% of marriages end in divorce.

Fostering Austin’s Global Connections During Austin Startup Week

SiliconHills

Representatives from Australia, Colombia, Mexico, Pakistan, Ireland and the European Union made presentations at Capital Factory on Thursday. By LAURA LOREK Publisher of Silicon Hills News Austin made a major push to cultivate relationships with other countries during the first International sessions at Austin Startup Week. Capital Factory has had 20 international startups set up […].

SmartHost of New York Wins the StartupBus 2014 Competition

SiliconHills

“Sweat equity is the best startup capital” – Mark Cuban A banner bearing Cuban’s quote hung on the wall at Rackspace’s event center Thursday as it hosted its third annual StartupBus event featuring teams from all over the country and Mexico. All of the StartupBus participants riding on the eight buses for the past 72 […] The post SmartHost of New York Wins the StartupBus 2014 Competition appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio Rackspace SmartHost StartupBus

San Antonio FIRST Robotics Competition Sends Eight Teams to World Championship

SiliconHills

BY ANDREW MOORE Reporter with Silicon Hills News High school students from Texas, Missouri, Florida, and Mexico arrived at the Henry B. Gonzales convention center this weekend for the FIRST Robotics Competition.

4 Ways Sales Can Help Your Company Offset Losses From Trump’s Trade Wars

YoungUpstarts

Mexico, and Canada. If one of your suppliers is in China, Mexico, or Canada, the price of doing business with them may have significantly affected your customer offering. by Ryan Moore, Director of Client Management, Peak Sales Recruiting.

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Episode 45: Investing and Profitability with Sofia Macias

Mike Michalowicz

She is the author of “Pequeño Cerdo Capitalista: Finanzas Personales para Hippies, Yuppies y Bohemios”, a best-seller published in Mexico in 2011 by Penguin Random House, adapted for Spain in 2014, whose italian version will come out in November 2015. Also Available On. Show Summary.

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

View from Seed

In early January we’re taking people to Mexico City and doing a trip where there’s running, exploring and great food and we will get a great partner who is on the ground who knows Mexico City a lot more than we do.

[Infographic] The Silicon Valleys Of The World

YoungUpstarts

Here’s an infographic – made by the folks at Gist.com – that shows some of these up-and-coming hotspots, ranging from Germany to Mexico, to Nigeria and closer to home in Indonesia.

In Santa Fe We Wish We Had The Boulder Problems!

Feld Thoughts

I love Santa Fe and I love New Mexico. I have chosen Colorado as the place where I want to focus the next chapter of my startup life because of its similarities to New Mexico but with the benefit of a rich and diverse tech economy. Since approximately July of 2014 I have been spending half of my time getting to know people in Colorado and half of my time in New Mexico where I work and where my family is currently based.

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How Cities Can Conserve Water With Pipeline Leak Detection Technology

YoungUpstarts

London, for example, loses approximately 26% of its daily supply to leakage while Mexico City loses approximately 35%. In spite of the fact that the earth is mostly covered by water, cities over the world are hard pressed to ensure their citizens have enough water at their disposal.

Mexican Startup Biovideo Spotlighted on Slice of Silicon Hills News

SiliconHills

Founded in Mexico by Carlos Villaseñor, Biovideo [.] By ANDREW MOORE Reporter with Silicon Hills News Having a baby is incredibly special, and lots of parents want to capture those first few special moments on camera. But with the stress of having a baby, getting all the best moments on camera can be a difficult task. The post Mexican Startup Biovideo Spotlighted on Slice of Silicon Hills News appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Nexus: Awesome Near Term Science Fiction

Feld Thoughts

I read it over my holiday in Mexico while I was recovering from kidney stone surgery. Nope – I’m not talking about an Android phone. I’m talking about an amazing book titled Nexus by Ramez Naam. Ramez sent me a pre-release version last month. I saved it for the end when I was reasonable rested and cogent – it was amazing. One of my favorite forms of science fiction is what I call “near term scifi.”

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HomeAway Joins Forces with Expedia

SiliconHills

and Mexico, according to a news release. HomeAway, the world’s biggest marketplace for vacation home rentals, has struck an agreement with Expedia to offer its properties on the popular travel search site. The pilot is expected to launch early next year and it will include properties in the U.S. This is a significant milestone for […] The post HomeAway Joins Forces with Expedia appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin Expedia Homeaway vacation rental properties

“Visibility” — A Powerful Lesson on DACA and The American Dream from @LeonKrauze

Both Sides of the Table

She was born the daughter of a carpenter from Michiocán, Mexico. She was born in Irapuato, in central Mexico. León Krauze from Univisión gave an impassioned keynote presentation at The Upfront Summit on the topic of “invisibility” of immigrant workers in our society.

I’ve Been Afraid To Run

Feld Thoughts

We’d just gotten back from a week of vacation in Mexico and I’d done 27 miles in the past five days. I had my first good run in over two months. It was only 3.2 miles, but the weather was perfect and I felt great. On March 30th, I ran 12.2 miles.

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Startup Lessons Learned

New Hampshire: Portsmouth New Mexico: Albuquerque New York: Brooklyn Ithaca Manhattan North Carolina: Asheville Charlotte Durham Ohio: Athens Cincinnati, The Brandery, 1141 Vine St. 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.

Five Reasons Every CEO Should Give Back On Giving Tuesday And Beyond

YoungUpstarts

My charity of choice this year is Corazón de Vida, a charity dedicated to helping the over 6,000 abandoned children living in the Northern Baja areas of Mexico. by Alex Dastmalchi, philanthropist and CEO of Dastmalchi, LLC.

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To Infinity and Beyond: How Entrepreneurism is Making Space Tourism Viable

YoungUpstarts

In 1994 the American Society of Civil Engineers convened with business people in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to discuss the technical and financial feasibility of space tourism, then still a hypothetical concept.

Andrew McCubbins: An Entrepreneur Solving World Problems From Salt Lake City, Utah

YoungUpstarts

Philanthropist Andrew McCubbins has developed his skills and has been directly involved in rescue missions in Haiti and Mexico. Andrew McCubbins is an entrepreneur and a philanthropist who has started several successful multibillion-dollar businesses.

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[Event] Over 540 Young Entrepreneurs To Converge On Global Startup Youth

YoungUpstarts

Adrian Carabias Barroso (AGE), Mexico: an entrepreneur whose goal is to solve the world’s huge problem of the supply and demand for blood using social media.

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Ryan Mack Encourages Young Entrepreneurs To Head To San Diego

YoungUpstarts

million, also benefits from their proximity to Mexico. Entrepreneur and marketing mogul Ryan Mack says that San Diego is the perfect place for a young entrepreneur to start business.

Homicides vs. Gun Ownership

Diego Basch

For all countries: For OECD countries: Zoomed in without Mexico and the US: One caveat: the comparison between “countries” is somewhat arbitrary.

This Week’s Trip to Santa Fe

Feld Thoughts

I’m looking forward to meeting some entrepreneurial folks from New Mexico in advance of a food and art orgy in Santa Fe over the weekend. Amy and I love Santa Fe. We need a long weekend after the past few weeks so we’ve decided to hop in the batmobile and drive as fast as we can down I-25 to Santa Fe.

Should We Take Harvard MBAs Seriously as Startup Founders? [New Data]

View from Seed

Going to business school and becoming a startup founder are often positioned as conflicting choices by the media and startup bloggers. Some go as far as stating, flat out, that MBAs don’t make for good founders.

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn About Public Speaking From Donald Trump

YoungUpstarts

And a man who truly loves his country, Mexico. by Mike Smerklo, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Next Coast Ventures. Don’t scroll past this post just yet! Let me be clear: I am not here to make a political statement or endorsement.

Investor Sandy Chin Makes Sense Of Market Volatility

YoungUpstarts

Sandy Chin is a seasoned investor who lives and works in New York City. A resident of the city for longer than two decades, she has learned Wall Street well enough to found her own hedge fund, Tidal Bore Capital, three years ago.

Don’t Let Anybody Tell You Not to Speak Up. Here’s Why …

Both Sides of the Table

He has insulted Mexico and offended China and cozied up the the Russians, hinting that he would consider lifting sanctions. Trump.

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How to Control Your Board Discussion and Avoid Chaos

Both Sides of the Table

You start out your board meeting and a well-meaning board member who read your deck noticed a detail she didn’t understand on page 18, “Bob, I noticed that your margins in Canada declined from 48% to 46% while your margin in Mexico is up by 4%.

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