How This Entrepreneur Helped Save Lives After the Nepal Earthquake

Inc Startups

Lua's mobile messaging app helps volunteers respond to calamities like the April 2015 earthquake in Nepal

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How an Earthquake in Nepal Launched This Virtual Reality Company

Inc Startups

Meet the VR production house, co-founded by Bryn Mooser, that started on a street corner--with some very heartbreaking footage. How I Did It

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The Impact of Techbikers – Part II

VC Cafe

Nepal, May 2016. For the first time this year, I went to see the impact of Techbikers in Nepal. magnitude earthquake devastated Nepal, but the aftermath is visible everywhere. It’s surprising how far the money can go in Nepal.

Former Fayetteville doctor survives 2nd Nepal earthquake

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — A former Fayetteville doctor working in Nepal when the second deadly earthquake rattled the country Tuesday survived FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP)

N.C. teen spearheading relief effort in Nepal

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

HENDERSONVILLE — As Kristian Gaylord’s gap year continues to unfold in unforeseen ways, his sense of mission is increasing

Join Techbikers 2016 – Paris to London

VC Cafe

Over the past 5 years, we’ve sponsored the building of 5 schools, 8 libraries and 3,000 scholarships for girls in Nepal, Cambodia and India. I invite you to join Techbikers 2016 , and cycle from Paris to London with fellow entrepreneurs, investors and techies. Why do we do this?

11 Unusual Ways To Market Your Startup Brand in 2016


Take a note from Facebook’s frequent support of social events from the ALS ice bucket challenge to the Nepal earthquake donations. The Internet has democratized our world. You can be Pete Cashmore at 19 creating Mashable. You can be Jan Koum and bring WhatsApp to the world in your 30s.

Creating a movement

VC Cafe

We’re now over 500 strong, and have raised over $500,000 which were used to build 6 schools, 14 libraries and 300 scholarships for girls in Nepal, India, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Vietnam and Tanzania. “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, Nothing is going to get better.

kingdumplr: Momos are dumpling delights hailing from the.

Mark Birch

momo dumplings Tibet Nepal Bhutan food Asian Himalayas cuisine kingdumplr : Momos are dumpling delights hailing from the Himalaya region of Asia and can be found in Tibetan, Nepalese, and Bhutanese cuisine. They are usually filled with various vegetables like cabbage and potatoes and carrots.

Lean Goes Better with Coke – the Future of Corporate Innovation

Steve Blank

There are co-working spaces in basically every city in the world—from Nepal to New York. In 2012 I got together with Alexander Osterwalder , Henry Chesbrough and Andre Marquis to think about the Lean and the future of corporate innovation.

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VC Cafe Turns 9

VC Cafe

We raised over $200,000 so far for Room to Read, helping build 4 schools, 8 libraries and fund 3,000 scholarships for girls to attend school in Nepal, India and Cambodia. Last week LinkedIn reminded me that it’s been 9 years since I started VC Cafe (Dec 2005).

Entrepreneurs: The Hidden Costs of Angel Investors

Allen's Blog

When the angel is unavailable (my personal Sherpa deal nightmares were angels who were unavailable to sign because they were (a) trekking in Nepal for a month, and (b) sailing among the Galapagos Islands). Entrepreneurs should be aware of two costs of taking money from angel investors (there are obvious benefits to consider, too). Administrative Overhead (Time Sink) : investor relations, for investors of all stripes, takes time by the CEO (but is very important).

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Twitter Link Roundup #271 – Textbook Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

crowdSPRING Blog

Shigeru Ban to help relief efforts in Nepal Too weird, right? Metallica? Mellow? But perhaps a great way to start the weekend, am I right? A hard act to follow, perhaps, but get yourself ready, because it’s time now for our weekly Roundup!

The Story of Techbikers (You can Play a role too)

VC Cafe

Since we started Techbikers in 2012, 120 techies cycled from Paris to London and we’ve raised over 100,000 pounds for Room to Read , creating 3 schools, 4 libraries and 3,000 scholarships for girls in India and Nepal.

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What Nepalese Mountaineers Can Teach You About Business

Inc Startups

The turning point came during a trek in the Annapurna foothills in Nepal. At the time of his first visit to Nepal, he was the head of marketing for DoubleClick (which Google bought in 2008 for $3.1 Sherpas are famous for trekking to the summit of Mount Everest.

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More global innovation

deal architect

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

Y Combinator to Fund Nonprofits

Inc Startups

However, judging by Watsi''s success as a crowdfunded platform--it went from funding four medical clinics in Nepal to launching 13 clinics in around the world--the association with Y Combinator should at least pique their interest.

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Twitter Link Roundup #272 – Picture-perfect Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

crowdSPRING Blog

How Open-Source Software Will Speed Up Rebuilding Nepal’s Historic Sites We get some cool projects on crowdSPRING. But what could be cooler than a HoverBoard? And who cooler to deomonstrate than Tony Hawk! Please don’t try that at home!

Interview with Jesse Katz, Founder of EF Buys

Growthink Blog

In 2009 I spent 10 months volunteering and traveling in South East Asia, India and Nepal. I recently had the opportunity to interview Jesse Katz, entrepreneur and founder of Here's what he had to say: 1. What is EF Buys? EF Buys is Groupon for entrepreneurs.

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

Nine Killed in Nepal Avalanche An avalanche swept away climbers on a Himalayan peak in Nepal, leaving at least nine dead and six others missing, officials said. Facebook. Twitter. WSJ Live. WSJ Live. MarketWatch. MarketWatch. Barrons. Barrons. AllThingsDigital. AllThingsDigital. Factiva. Factiva. BigCharts. Financial News. Professor Journal. SmartMoney. Student Journal. Virtual Stock Exchange. WSJ Classifieds. WSJ Classroom. WSJ Radio. WSJ Wine. SEARCH. headline. gold man.

Dreamdo Is An Online And Offline Platform For Dreamers


Dreams on Dreamdo can be as ambiguous or focused as users want, such as "Going to Svalbard," "Being happy in Bhutan," and "Driving to Nepal by car." "Our mission is simple but ambitious. To help people dream and do, online and offline," says Petri Vilén, CEO and co-founder of Dreamdo.

Just in time for Christmas, Tinggly takes on the global "experiences gift" market


While there''s some bread-and-butter stuff like a visit to the London Eye, most of these things are experiences like a Jeep safari in Jordan , walking with a Monk in Nepal , or a cloud forest and butterfly farm tour in Costa Rica - something you normally wouldn''t search out on your own.

[Competition] Unilever Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneurs Awards


Roya Mahboob: Bringing Freedom to Afghanistan's Entrepreneurs

Inc Startups

Members are based in many developing countries, including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.

How getting laid off twice in two years got Joshua Waldman a book deal

Escape From Cubicle Nation

Side note: I almost became a monk when I lived in Nepal for three years back in 2002.). I had the pleasure of working with Joshua Waldman last year, and was very impressed with his tenacity and creativity.

6/16: What's Mine Is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption

David Teten

Mr. Black came to New York in 2005, founded, producers of ‘The Business Case for Sustainability’ and produced several important films in Darfur and Nepal.

Time to Go

Tony Wright dot com

Fall 2013 – Nepal / Myanmar / Northern India. Late in May, my wife and I will be leaving home with nothing but 2 carry-on bags to travel the world for an indefinite period of time.

Announcing … Fantastic lineup of Spring classes from Power Teaching students

Escape From Cubicle Nation

Bought a thangka while traveling in Nepal but don’t know what it means? In April, I ran another session of my Power Teaching class.

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[Event] Japanese Startup Moso Wins Startup Asia Jakarta


Grepsr , Nepal). Japan-based video-editing startup Moso ( [link] ) has emerged as overall winner of Startup Asia ’s second international Startup Arena competition that took place in Jakarta last week.

Bank4Hope Helps The Poor Through Transparent Donations


The aid organizations present their projects on the Bank4Hope portal, which may range from a 5 € computer course to 19 year old woman in Tanzania to building a 330 € health camp in Nepal. International development aid and tech startups are an unlikely but promising combination, as is shown by Aspectus Ltd , a Finland-based startup that officially launched its online donation portal, Bank4Hope , on Tuesday.

Crowdsourcing The Indian Rupee Symbol

crowdSPRING Blog

India wanted to differentiate its currency from neighboring Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka – all of these countries used the abbreviation “Rs&#. A few years ago, the British Royal Mint crowdsourced the design of new coins. That competition attracted 4,000 entries from 500 people.

Crowdsourcing The Indian Rupee Symbol

crowdSPRING Blog

India wanted to differentiate its currency from neighboring Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka – all of these countries used the abbreviation “Rs&#. A few years ago, the British Royal Mint crowdsourced the design of new coins. That competition attracted 4,000 entries from 500 people.

China Regains Top Spot As Source Of Malignant Online Traffic: Akamai


Mbps) to a 76 percent increase in Nepal (to 3.6 After being unseated last quarter by Indonesia, China has regained its spot as the source of observed attack traffic in the third quarter of 2013.

Christine: How to Make Money Like a Porn Star

As for what is appropriate for the public view, I consider the temples of Katmandu Nepal and the art on the struts of those temples and holy places as a place to start in seeing how other cultures and great religions view explicit sexuality. Christine (.net)

The Antidote for Dispair in 2007

Kevin Dewalt

Citizens in the developed world can buy a plane ticket and in less than one day can be settled in a hamlet in Nepal or Mali. Home About Kevin Lean Startup Resources Subscribe From the Start-up Trenches Kevin Dewalt's experiences as a DC tech entrepreneur The Antidote for Despair in 2007 by Kevin Dewalt on January 2, 2007 Each January I look forward to the question and responses from The Edge.

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