10 Useful Tips For Doing Business In Mexico

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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.

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. This final point isn’t necessarily related to Mexico’s improvements, but there’s no doubt that Brazil’s status in private equity has aided the country. Now, its share is falling and Mexico has firmly overtaken it.

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]. Well, the first thing you need to do if you want to go to Mexico is to bring your passport. If it doesn’t, you can purchase a temporary policy for Mexico. US dollars are typically not accepted 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.

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. The Mexico StartupBus is a bus travelling from Mexico City, to Austin, TX, via San Antonio, stuffed with about 40 geeky entrepreneurs ( no one knows exactly how many there actually are on this particular bus ), at least 100 electronic devices, and who knows how many open containers of Patron. 3 great start-ups from Mexico.

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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.

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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Welcoming Max Webster to the Version One team

Version One Ventures

And before that, he was one of the founding members of Bright , the leading residential solar company in Mexico backed by investors like Y Combinator and First Round Capital. He moved to Mexico not knowing a word of Spanish (but is now fluent).

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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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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 Since launching three years ago, Infinitum Electric has raised a total of $2.7 million in funding. The company plans […]. The post Infinitum Electic Gets $1.8 Million in Funding to Improve the Electric Motor appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Women 2.0 Partners Google, Extends Founder Friday Events

YoungUpstarts

The event – which is currently held in cities such as San Francisco, Palo Alto, Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, Austin, New York, Boston, Madrid (Spain), Barcelona (Spain), Buenos Aires (Argentina), Santiago (Chile), Bogota (Colombia), Mexico City (Mexico), Vancouver (Canada) – will be extended to include Detroit, Michigan and Mexico City, Mexico on November 16, followed by Sao Paulo, Brazil, New Orleans, Louisiana, and Moscow, Russia.

Does Your Small Business Need Workers’ Compensation Insurance?

YoungUpstarts

These include Arkansas, Georgia, New Mexico, North Carolina, and Wisconsin. These include Arkansas, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Utah. by Veronica Baxter. Perhaps. Statutory workers’ compensation laws are particular to each state, but in general, businesses having employees that are not large enough to self-insure must carry workers’ comp insurance.

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.

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 […].

The Energy Revolution is (Finally) Here

Version One Ventures

cents / kwh in New Mexico ). . We used a very similar model at my last startup, Bright , which is now the leading residential solar company in Mexico. We had to build something somewhat similar internally at Bright to get enough installers to meet our residential demand in Mexico alone. It’s been exciting to see so much renewed investor interest in climate tech and clean energy startups.

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My January Holiday Vacation Reading

Feld Thoughts

We then decamped to Mexico last week for warmth, sun, beach, and books. News flash: there are a lot fewer people at a fancy resort in Mexico in the third week of January.

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

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. If you are considering a prenuptial agreement in New Mexico, schedule a free consultation with an attorney practicing family law in Albuquerque before you say “I do”. Though married can be a happy and somewhat carefree time in your life, more than 40% of marriages end in divorce.

Book: Yes, You Can Do This! How Women Start Up, Scale Up, and Build The Life They Want

Feld Thoughts

I read the final page proofs while I was in Mexico and it is an excellent book. Claudia Reuter , now the Techstars GM Americas East (and previously the Techstars MD for the Stanley+Techstars Additive Manufacturing Accelerator), has a new book coming out called Yes, You Can Do This! How Women Start Up, Scale Up, and Build The Life They Want.

What Is The Forex 3-Session Trading System And How To Leverage It

YoungUpstarts

Once again, this session is dominated by the USD, although the currencies of Canada, Mexico and Brazil also feature prominently during this period. The foreign exchange is unique in the financial market, as it remains accessible to investors 24-hours a day and six days a week.

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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

Learning Spanish and Liking Horses

Feld Thoughts

I recently spent two weeks in Mexico. We create narratives about ourselves that become deeply entrenched in our minds and ways of being. Many of them are useless and counterproductive. One of mine is that I am bad at learning languages. This is an artifact from junior high school.

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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. Called FRC, the competition is part of the larger Alamo-FIRST that hosts several robotics competitions for students of different ages. Of the 61 [.] The post San Antonio FIRST Robotics Competition Sends Eight Teams to World Championship appeared first on SiliconHills.

Hello from Max

Version One Ventures

Over the last couple of years, I’ve done this a few times: learning Spanish from zero while living in Mexico, starting to make and release music, and learning how to program while going down the Bitcoin rabbit hole.

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

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. Sofía Macías joins us for Episode 45 of the Profit First Podcast! Sofía shares her story and talks about the importance of investing your money! Our Guest.

The Best Website to Learn the Basic Concepts of Economics and Finance

The Startup Magazine

This is the reason why economipedia.com was created for people in the Spanish-speaking world of Spain, Mexico and South and Central America. At first sight the world of economics and finance appears reasonably easy to understand.

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%. This list of cities, which includes Moscow, Jakarta, Istanbul, Beijing, Tokyo, Bangalore, London, Mexico City, Cairo, São Paulo, and Miami feature more in common than being beacons for tourists; they also share the unenviable distinction of being among the growing number of metropolitan areas facing what’s come to be known as severe “water stress”.

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. For instance, on our last trip to Mexico which was in Oaxaca, we went to sweat lounges and did these cool traditionally you know Oaxacan activities that was both a little bit challenging, but also incredibly relaxing.

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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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“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. It moved people to tears, was widely Tweeted and several people asked me to share this video. Invisibility.

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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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. I took the data and the script from @mdreid ‘s blog post about Gun Deaths vs. Gun Ownership , and plotted Total Murder Rates vs. Gun Ownership out of curiosity. The results are interesting, draw your own conclusions.

[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. Malaysia will see over 500 youth descend on its capital Kuala Lumpur this October for Global Startup Youth (GSY) , a three-day idea accelerator program aimed at helping young entrepreneurs shape and launch new projects that will hopefully evolve into sustainable global businesses.

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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. Since Mexico does not have the social programs to help care for these children, such as foster care or a welfare system, they are left to the care of underfunded orphanages. by Alex Dastmalchi, philanthropist and CEO of Dastmalchi, LLC.

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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. And, a few of my other friends have a birthday today (happy birthday Dave.). Lots of people don’t realize that I grew up in Texas (did you know that 33.3% of the Foundry Group partners are from Texas?)

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. Since then, he has completed development of Spaceport America in New Mexico and has made significant advances with his SpaceShip Two vehicles. “I

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. His businesses range from marketing, Internet marketing, and medical software. He also started a revolutionary telemedicine business which provides 24/7 care to patients from the convenience of their home.

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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. They have production facilities in Mexico where they have been creating lower-cost video for traditional TV for many years and they pivoted this facility to producing for YouTube. MiTú will use its $10 million to build out new production facilities in LA and Mexico.