[ADV] Neil Billock On Rebuilding Puerto Rico: A Viable Market For SMBs To Penetrate


Puerto Rico is a US colony but the lack of competition makes it a viable country for mainland-based entrepreneurs to penetrate. The World Bank has once placed Puerto Rico as one of the most competitive markets in Latin America with high economic growth. Puerto Rico is more than just a paradise you can spend your summer holidays in. The Aftermath of the Puerto Rico Calamities and How the Economy Will Pick Up. Others Puerto Rico

3 Ways To Build Philanthropy Into Your Culture


When Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico in September 2017, it devastated the island. What made our efforts in Puerto Rico so transformative wasn’t the money or effort we put in, but the fact that we could travel there with a team of people from all over our organization. We drove around Puerto Rico in a couple of vans, not only delivering our products to schools damaged by the hurricane but assembling them with other volunteers.


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How Companies Can Claim R&D Tax Credits Software Benefits

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Puerto Rico, or a U.S. Software companies have changed the landscape of how businesses in different industries operate by creating products that increase efficiency and productivity.

4 Ways To Find Tranquility In Stressful Times


by Jane Bernard, author of “ Lucid Living: in The Virtual Age “ Americans have experienced tense times lately as Mother Nature unleashed her fury with a series of hurricanes that pummeled Florida, Texas, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

[ADV] How Charter Spectrum Services Can Grow Your Startup


Charter Spectrum Phone service offers you the unlimited local calling in the US, Canada, Mexico, Guam, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, Dominican Republic, and the Northern Mariana Islands. Today is the era of entrepreneurship. Thanks to the latest technological advancements, you can start any business that you want. Whether it is small or big, you can grow it using the modern technology solutions.

Doki Doki Announces Donation of $15,000 For the Stand with Austin Fund and the National Federation…

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They are headquartered in Baltimore, but the NFB consists of affiliates, chapters, and divisions in all fifty states, as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

Insuring The Success Of Your Small Business


Disability Insurance – This type of insurance is mandatory only in the following states: California, Hawaii, New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico and Rhode Island. As a small business owner, you are very much aware of some of the expenses facing you in the first couple of years. One of the expenses you may not have considered is insurance. In the back of your mind, you know you need it.

Turning the Unemployed Into Entrepreneurs


Department of Labor just announced that $35 million in funds were available to “develop, enhance and promote SEA programs in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. The dreaded pink slip - it’s still an all-too-common occurrence in America today. Despite an economy that appears to be on the road to recovery, there are still too many Americans being laid off every day. So what are we going to do about it? Most unemployed Americans have only a few options.

Am I Properly Insured as a Business Owner?

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In addition, if your business operates in California, Hawaii, New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, or Rhode Island, you are required to carry disability insurance. Running your small business without the proper insurance is a little like skydiving without a parachute. Many variables determine what sort of business insurance you should carry, including the size of your business, whether or not you have employees, and what sort of work you do.

Innovation, Change and the Rest of Your Life

Steve Blank

I lived through the time when working in my first job in Ann Arbor Michigan we had to get out a map to find out that San Jose was not only in Puerto Rico but there was a city with that same name in California. I gave the Alumni Day talk at U.C. Santa Cruz and had a few things to say about innovation. —-. Even though I live just up the coast, I’ve never had the opportunity to start a talk by saying “Go Banana Slugs.”. I’m honored for the opportunity to speak here today.

Applying Lean Startup Beyond Silicon Valley

Startup Lessons Learned

He leads Lean Startup workshops around the world, recently spending a lot of time in Singapore and Puerto Rico. has largely been in Puerto Rico and Singapore, where I''ve noticed some real differences from Silicon Valley—some that are challenges, some advantageous. Puerto Rico and Singapore were both colonized, and I sense their histories of ceding power to some force outside and greater than themselves (foreign governments, large corporations, etc.)

Clusters, Class, Culture and Unfair Advantages

Steve Blank

We were so clueless about where San Jose was that at first the company admin got me tickets to San Jose Puerto Rico.). I just finished reading J.D. Vance’s excellent book Hillbilly Elegy , and had that funny feeling when you find the story arc of someone else’s life eerily paralleling yours.

Clusters, Class, Culture and Unfair Advantages

Steve Blank

We were so clueless about where San Jose was that at first the company admin got me tickets to San Jose Puerto Rico.). I just finished reading J.D. Vance’s excellent book Hillbilly Elegy , and had that funny feeling when you find the story arc of someone else’s life eerily paralleling yours.

The Complete Guide to SBA Loans

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territory including the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. What is an SBA Loan? The U.S. Small Business Administration was created in 1953 to help Americans start, build and grow their businesses. As an independent agency of the government, the SBA partners with both public and private organizations to deliver its services, including loans. An SBA Loan is not a direct loan from the SBA itself.

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What I Noticed On Social Media During the 2017 Hurricane Season

Austin Startup

Irma and Maria together practically wiped out the entire island of Puerto Rico. As a North Carolina native, I remember sitting through numerous storms with my great-grandma at her home in Duplin County. I was never allowed to walk around, talk or pretty much do anything while “God was doing his work.” We always prepared for the numerous hurricanes of the 90s by watching WECT ’s weather report on her den television and then listening to the storm once it made landfall via radio.

Make Election Day a Holiday: It’s the American Thing to Do

Reid Hoffman

Puerto Rico, for example, boasts voter participation rates that have hovered around 80 percent for decades. Photo by Stephanie McCabe on Unsplash. In one important measure of democracy, America is unfortunately not first. Or even 20th.

Technology, Innovation, and Modern War – Class 15 – Mid Term– Congressman Mike Gallagher

Steve Blank

I think there’s going to be a serious effort to reshore manufacturing, or perhaps revitalize Puerto Rico as a hub for manufacturing of advanced pharmaceutical ingredients. We just held our fifteenth session of our new national security class Technology, Innovation and Modern War.

Major Victory for Jewish Religious Pluralism in Israel: Reform and Conservative Conversions Will Finally Be Recognized by The State of Israel

Pascal's View

I am the product of an inter-faith marriage, and my mother completed a Reform conversion in Canada over 50 years ago; I grew up in a Conservative congregation in Puerto Rico; and I have been a leader in the Jewish Reform community in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 17 years. Congratulations to the Israel Religious Action Center for their tireless efforts!    This is a big deal!

Ten years on

Fred Destin

But his mother, Gricel Zayas-Moyer held a photo of her son as family members from as far away as Puerto Rico gathered around the memorial to remember Manny Sunday, Sept. Today's a meaningful day. Like everyone else, I remember exactly where I was and what I was doing when the planes hit the tower. For those of us who have not known war, this was the closest we came to experiencing it. And in a way, it was the start of an odd war, the so-called War on Terror.

The Trump Communication Lesson: Delivery Is Everything


Just weeks earlier, I cringed as I watched reports of President Trump’s tweets during the midst of the Puerto Rico humanitarian crisis. by Dana Brownlee, President of Professionalism Matters, Inc. As a corporate trainer who teaches topics ranging from communication to leadership skills, it always amazes me that so many of the principles boil down to mantras our moms told us when we were 5.

The search war is over, Google has won, and I couldn't be happier


For example, in searching for a hotel in Puerto Rico , one of the top results is from tripadvisor , which delivers ratings, reviews, deals and related information to that search. skip to main | skip to sidebar. aweissman.com. Maximizing the serendipity around you. Apr 13, 2007. The search war is over, Google has won, and I couldnt be happier. Its being widely reported that Googles share of the U.S. search market has climbed yet again.

Out of the Crisis #9, the founders of Frontline Foods on the moral imperative to support frontline workers at scale

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One of the most consistent features of the volunteer response to the pandemic has been how many people have stepped up to fill roles that aren't necessarily related to their professional experience. In every case, they've simply been asked to take on work and said yes. The founders of Frontline Foods are three of these people. Sydney Gressel is a nurse in the pediatric emergency department at UCSF's Benioff Children's Hospital. Ryan Sarver was a partner at venture capital firm Redpoint.

5 Critical Tips to Reduce Your Business Taxes This Year [WEBINAR]

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” Or, “Hey, the Church of Puerto Rico or wherever you want to go—is that a legitimate business expense? Tax season has come and gone, but the main takeaway from our recent webinar on tax planning for small businesses is that the key to saving money on your taxes is to think ahead and plan. It’s never too early to start thinking about how to prepare for your business taxes.

Out of the Crisis #22: Ron Klain on pandemic response and preparedness, entrepreneurship, and rebuilding trust in institutions

Startup Lessons Learned

Earlier this week, Ron Klain was named President-Elect Biden's chief of staff. The two have worked together for the last 30 years, and Ron also served as Biden's chief of staff during the Obama administration. He was the White House Ebola Response Coordinator in 2014 and 2015, when the Obama administration set up a pandemic prevention office and created a playbook for managing future outbreaks.

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

Startup Lessons Learned

Jeremy Howard has had tremendous impact on the world of AI entrepreneurship. fast.ai , the company he co-founded with Rachel Thomas and Sylvain Gugger is working to "radically democratize" deep learning by making it accessible to people beyond the tech world through courses, software and other methods. Enlitic builds machine learning-based software for radiologists that produces more accurate and faster assessments. Data science is the foundation of all of these enterprises.