Why would a son want a different life from his father's?

deal architect

The question jumped out at me in this article about the wide open spaces in Mongolia. It’s a question a nomadic herder asks. It may seem quaint to us these days but it is something that was accepted for generations. Silicon Collar

When I Hear “Fastest Growing” I Reach for XKCD

Diego Basch

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made a pilgrimage to Mongolia, along with Vice President Joe Biden and before him George W. Wow, is Mongolia the up-and-coming economic powerhouse of the world? In other words, Mongolia plays a negligible role in the world economy. You may have heard of Christiane Amanpour. She’s the Chief International Correspondent for CNN. She probably has a dedicated room in her house to store all the journalism awards she’s won.

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[Seoul] Serviced Office Cum Business Incubator WAHA Offices Opens New Location

YoungUpstarts

Rising along with Korea’s burgeoning entrepreneurship ecosystem, Seoul-based WAHA Offices - a serviced office and business incubator hybrid office solutions targeted at startup companies – last week opened its third location, after its first in Seoul’s Gangam district and its second in Singapore.

Separated at Birth: Techstars and Startup Weekend

David Cohen

At these events (there about 1,000 per year from Boulder to Mongolia to Chile to New Zealand), entrepreneurs and the community gather to build startups in 54 hours. Today we announced that Techstars has acquired UP Global, which includes Startup Weekend and many other fantastic events and programs. Startup Weekend is my absolute favorite global event for entrepreneurship. If you’ve never been to one, you’re really missing out.

Staying Cyber Aware in a Crisis: Smart Tips for Nonprofit Boards

Board Effect

In a second, similar attack, a group called Vicious Panda targeted government organizations in Mongolia that claimed to have new information about the numbers of new COVID-19 infections. It was only a month ago that cybersecurity was one of the most concerning items on nonprofit boardroom agendas. It took a bigger crisis like COVID-19 to give boards a little less worry about cybersecurity.

Why it is hard for VCs to say ‘no’ and why that ‘no’ could be good news for an entrepreneur

The Next Web

But if our website says that Credo invests in IT, Internet, mobile or healthcare startups predominantly in Central Europe, I just don’t feel obliged to respond to a gold mine in Mongolia or Australian TV production studio. Editor’s note: Andrej Kiska is an associate at Prague-based Credo Ventures. Prior to Credo, Andrej worked at an early growth fund Benson Oak, the first backer of AVG Technologies . VCs are arrogant. VCs are cowards.

Richie Norton on The Power of Starting Something Stupid

Rajesh Setty

For example, a woman from Mongolia wanted to start a cashmere company and had won the competition a couple years earlier. It was great way to start the second half of 2013 with a phone conversation with Richie Norton , the author of The Power of Starting Something Stupid. This is Richie’s second book (after Resumes are Dead and What to Do About It ). Richie shared with me that the book was the result of his quest to find out what makes some people successful.

Out of the Crisis #11: Jeremy Howard on the power of masks, health policy, and data science in medicine

Startup Lessons Learned

Jeremy Howard : I mean, just the data like Taiwan, Hong Kong, Mongolia, right next to China, a lot of trade, a lot of social back and forth, Chinese New Year, yet they're in double figures, numbers of deaths. Mongolia, which I think had a law about requiring them. Jeremy Howard has had tremendous impact on the world of AI entrepreneurship.