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Why America's Rich Citizens Are Fleeing to Puerto Rico

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

As its middle class flees, the Caribbean territory is doing all it can to tempt the U.S.''s s richest people

Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Bill Could Offer Roadmap for Creditors


A bill that would give Puerto Rico’s government agencies access to the same bankruptcy protections provided to cities such as Detroit would provide a road map for investors if one or more runs out of money, a senior government official told a U.S. Puerto Rico is currently barred from allowing its government entities to use Chapter 9.

An Inside Look at the Biggest Startup Hub You've Never Heard Of

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Puerto Rico is developing a nascent but increasingly vibrant startup ecosystem to help revitalize a devastated local economy

Legal Fault Lines Over Puerto Rico Restructuring Law Come Into Focus


Puerto Rico''s also argues that its public entities "are not currently governed by any federal bankruptcy law," similar to banks and insurance companies who are expressly excluded from the Bankruptcy Code''s eligibility provisions set forth in section 109(b). Constitution and the Puerto Rico Constitution as well as federal law.

Puerto Rico News


From Reorg Research - Puerto Rico got some good news this week as PREPA reached a restructuring deal with its forbearing bondholders - though MBIA has not yet signed on to the deal. The commonwealth's House minority leader, meanwhile, has filed a lawsuit against the government seeking documents relating to PREPA's new fuel contracts.

NC Zoo breeds endangered tadpoles to release in Puerto Rico

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — The North Carolina Zoo have sent 400 Puerto Rican crested toad tadpoles to Puerto Rico to be released in the wild as part of the zoo's increasing conservation efforts ASHEBORO, N.C. (AP)

Puerto Rico Powerball winner appears, but anonymously

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The winner of a Powerball ticket in Puerto Rico has appeared a week after hitting the $564 million jackpot but has opted to remain anonymous

Procter & Gamble to close Puerto Rico manufacturing plant

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Procter & Gamble Co. says it is closing a manufacturing plant in Puerto Rico and laying off some 230 employees

Tropical Storm Erika nears Antigua en route to Puerto Rico

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A fast-moving Tropical Storm Erika neared Antigua and Barbuda early Thursday, dumping rain on the eastern Caribbean on a path expected to take it by Puerto Rico later in t

Tropical Storm Erika kills four in Dominica, takes aim at Puerto Rico

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) -- Rescue crews fanned across Dominica late Thursday to search for missing and injured people after Tropical Storm Erika pummeled the eastern Caribbean island, unleashing landsli

LATIN METAL MONDAY: Oasis by Puya - You might be forgiven if you.

Mark Birch

LATIN METAL MONDAY: Oasis by Puya - You might be forgiven if you think the only musical acts Puerto Rico ever graced us with were Tito Puente and Ricky Martin. music metal Latin Puya Oasis Fundamental Puerto Rico Metal Monday Latin rockAll of this comes together on the track Oasis from their album Fundamental.

Meet the 'Small Business Person of the Year'

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Do you marvel at the degree to which your life story inspired your business? Do you think you've faced challenges as an entrepreneur?

World's Coolest Offices: Your Picks

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

asked our Facebook community to submit photos of the world's best offices. Then we put them to a vote. Continued on next page.) Continued on next page.)

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Startup Lessons Learned

Cincinnati, NEO HQ, 3700 Park 42 Dr Cleveland Columbus Oklahoma: Tulsa Pennsylvania: Lititz Philadelphia Puerto Rico: San Juan South Dakota: Sioux Falls Texas: Austin: Tech Ranch Austin, 9111 Jollyville Rd. The number of hosts has grown annually, and this year, we have 200+ groups joining us on Monday, December 3.

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.). Limited Horizons.

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. On September 24 in the U.S. Here’s what they had to say.

Can You Afford to Launch?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Meanwhile, Kunkel is planning for more company locations in Florida, as well as looking at development deals in Canada, Puerto Rico, and South America.

Turning the Unemployed Into Entrepreneurs


The dreaded pink slip - it’s still an all-too-common occurrence in America today. So what are we going to do about it? Get a Job - or Start a Business?

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. Virgin Islands. Microloans .

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One Crucial Thing You Probably Don't Know About Security Breaches

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Ever tried to parse the law on how to properly notify customers if hackers steal data from your company? You''re in for a real treat.

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.). Limited Horizons.

One Surprising Way Apple and Google Excel

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Apple's current market cap is more than the gross domestic products of Iraq, North Korea, Vietnam, Puerto Rico, and New Zealand - combined.

From Surfing Vacation Dream to $24 Million Business

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Guam. Since transforming their business model, Billy Taylor and Brook Harvey-Taylor, founders of eco-conscious fragrance retailer Pacifica, have seen their company experience a five-year run of explosive growth. on Friday. The SBA also honored two runners-up during the ceremony.

Am I Properly Insured as a Business Owner?

Up and Running

Running your small business without the proper insurance is a little like skydiving without a parachute. Commercial Insurance. Employer Insurance.

Midwest's Secretive & Scrappy Start-up Scene

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

With roots in a rugged agrarian work ethic, start-ups are thriving around Omaha--thanks in no small part to big spenders' bankrolls. It was a hit.

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Why I Dropped Out of Med School to Start a Company

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

He was a doctor for nearly 30 years, serving the underprivileged in Cuba and Puerto Rico. contributor Reshma Memon Yaqub.

10 Standouts at Small Business Week

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

But there were 51 other nominees–state winners and those from the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. That's a great honor.

The One Good Thing About the Fiscal Cliff Resolution

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

It extended higher rum excise taxes to Puerto Rico and the U.S. The fiscal cliff resolution may or may not help small businesses.

Insuring The Success Of Your Small Business


As a small business owner, you are very much aware of some of the expenses facing you in the first couple of years. Employee Insurance.

MONI Opens Smart Payments Pilot To Help the Refugees


We’ve been following MONI’s development closely and have waited a long time to be able to write about them. Hatching MONI Since 1998. Photo by MONI.

Ten years on

Fred Destin

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. 11, 2001.

The Lean Airline

Mark Birch

So I hunted down a few more details : In ’79, when Joan, my fiancee and I were on a holiday in the British Virgin Islands, we were trying to catch a flight to Puerto Rico; but the local Puerto Rican scheduled flight was cancelled. I made a few calls to charter companies and agreed to charter a plane for $2000 to Puerto Rico.

Treasure Hunt: One Entrepreneur's $3 Billion Deep-Sea Quest

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Greg Brooks, founder of Sub Sea Research, a small business in Maine, is setting off on a journey to salvage a $3 billion underwater wreck. At 4:17 a.m.,

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

Up and Running

” Or, “Hey, the Church of Puerto Rico or wherever you want to go—is that a legitimate business expense? A lengthy title.

Is There Now a Federal Veil Piercing Standard?

Recent Buzzes - VC Experts, Inc.

Maine, NH, RI and Puerto Rico). By Roger Wiegley, CEO, The Corporation Secretary. A ruling on a motion to dismiss by the Federal District Court for the District of Delaware raises some very difficult questions about the strength of the "corporate veil" in cases where the plaintiff seeks recovery under a federal statute. Infineon Tech.

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.   This is a big deal!

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. Maximizing the serendipity around you. Apr 13, 2007. Its being widely reported that Googles share of the U.S.

Recruiting a “dream team” to help with your business and life

Jessica Mah

I recruited incredibly smart techies to help manage all of the issues related to my dedicated server clients while I enjoyed time on the beaches of Puerto Rico. Over the past year, I’ve learned a lot about successful leaders and entrepreneurs. And if the individual is anything short of remarkable, look for someone else.