Chile’s pollution problems has led to green startups

The Next Web

This is especially true of its tech, an industry where Santiago’s innovations aren’t just making waves in South America, but are attracting some serious global attention. Business Contributors Entrepreneur Latin AmericaSantiago de Chile is an understatedly cool city.

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How to travel and build an online business

The Next Web

In the past 12 months, I’ve traveled to over 20+ countries in Europe, Asia, North, Central, and South America, and I did it while running a business online.

The Most Important Thing I’ve Learned From Starting 3 eCommerce Companies

YoungUpstarts

A few years ago while traveling in South America, he encountered a number of homeless cats which prompted him to start Tuft and Paw. . by Jackson Cunningham, founder of Tuft and Paw. I’ve been in the ecommerce space for over 10 years.

Austin’s TechRanch and Get2Volume of Singapore Join Forces

SiliconHills

It struck up a partnership with startups in South America to foster that region’s entrepreneurial base. A year ago, TechRanch expanded its reach into Chile. Now, TechRanch, a coworking space and incubator in Austin, has expanded even further this time into Asia with a partnership in the city-state island of Singapore. TechRanch and Get2Volume announced [.] The post Austin’s TechRanch and Get2Volume of Singapore Join Forces appeared first on SiliconHills.

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[Singapore] Location Based Marketing Association Launches Local Chapter

YoungUpstarts

LBMA currently covers North America (Toronto, Montreal, New York, Atlanta and San Francisco), EMEA (Amsterdam and London), Asia Pacific (Singapore), as well as an upcoming chapter for South America (in Brazil).

My Last Post About This Election – Don’t Waste Your Vote

Feld Thoughts

Immigration and assimilation are two of the unique features that have made America so great over its centuries.” I probably would not exist if my grandparents hadn’t managed to get to America – there is a significant chance they would have been exterminated in World War I (Russia) or World War II (Germany). Please vote. Just so you know my bias before reading further, I’m voting for Hillary Clinton.

WineFamily – Connecting Wine People In Asia

YoungUpstarts

” Concha y Toro , South America’s largest winery group, is using the platform to sell direct to its Singapore-based customers.

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40% Of Best Performing Companies In Asia Are US- Or UK-Based Businesses: Telstra Global

YoungUpstarts

If you think that being an Asian company in Asia automatically conveys you home ground advantage, you may be in for a surprise, as the results of a recent study conducted by Telstra Global would show.

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Load Impact’s The State Of Web Readiness 2012

YoungUpstarts

” When comparing different regions, North American companies invest the most in load testing, followed by South America and Europe.

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What You Can Do To Make Customer Care Your Most Effective Marketing Strategy

YoungUpstarts

After graduating from Portland State University with a double major in Marketing and Advertising, he spent some time learning Spanish and experiencing all that South America has to offer. by Andrew Tillery, Marketing Director for MAP Communications.

What To Know About Accepting International Payments

YoungUpstarts

This is also charged by Canada, China, India, Africa and the majority of South America. When you’re an eCommerce startup founder, or you’ve been running an eCommerce business for some time, you may decide that you want to expand and sell to other countries.

Where To Find The Most Angels To Fund Your Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

The reach is very broad, however, with 30 branches worldwide covering over 80 countries in Europe, North America, South America, Africa, Asia and Australasia, and over 500,000 members worldwide, perhaps the largest Angel investment community in the world.

Why the Former President of Nickelodeon Joined mitú as CEO.

Both Sides of the Table

After a stint as the President of North America at BBC Worldwide, Herb is returning to his roots in both digital and Latino. We = my father is from Colombia, South America, immigrated to the U.S. Why the Former President of Nickelodeon Joined mitú as CEO.

This Friday at NYU-Annual Stern Private Equity Conference

David Teten

The Stern Private Equity Club will host its 8 th Annual Stern Private Equity Conference on Friday, March 1 st , 2013. Keynote Speakers are Andrea Bonomi (Chairman of Investindustrial), Mark Dzialga (Managing Director and Chairman of the Investment Committee at General Atlantic) & me.

[Interview] Benjamin Yee of EMERGE App

YoungUpstarts

Aggressive expansion plans will no doubt see Ben explore off-the-beaten-track towns in Europe and South America in the near future. This place receives so few tourists yet it’s full of hidden gems that are far from the usual well-trodden South Bali to Ubud route.

International Tourism Grew 4% In 2012: UNWTO

YoungUpstarts

By region, Asia and the Pacific (+7-percent) was the best performer in 2012, while by sub-region South-East Asia, North Africa (both at +9-percent) and Central and Eastern Europe (+8-percent) topped the ranking. People are traveling more.

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Find an Angel Investor, Without Going Through Hell

Startup Professionals Musings

The reach is very broad, however, with 30 branches worldwide covering over 80 countries in Europe, North America, South America, Africa, Asia and Australasia, and over 120,000 members worldwide.

[Review] The Lean Startup

YoungUpstarts

Lee Shen Han has just returned from a half-year travel sabbatical around Europe and South America. by Lee Shen Han. In an earlier post , I briefly touched upon the over indulgence of the importance of the ‘idea’ in a startup.

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“Visibility” — A Powerful Lesson on DACA and The American Dream from @LeonKrauze

Both Sides of the Table

As a Jewish person I know something about this scapegoating because it is the history of my people for 2,000+ years including the Pogroms in Eastern Europe that cause my family to escape using fake passports and wind up in South America (Colombia) in search of a better life.

And Then They Came for Me …

Both Sides of the Table

Immigration and assimilation are two of the unique features that have made America so great over its centuries. The fact that he called on nations like South Korea or Saudi Arabia to have their own nuclear weapons?

Why All Business Founders Should Learn Basic Programming

YoungUpstarts

Lee Shen Han has just returned from a half-year travel sabbatical around Europe and South America. by Lee Shen Han. If I had a dollar for every time I heard someone mention that he/she’s got a fantastic idea for an Internet startup, I’d probably have about eight bucks. (I

Start Here if You are Looking for Angel Investors

Startup Professionals Musings

The reach is very broad, however, with 30 branches worldwide covering over 80 countries in Europe, North America, South America, Africa, Asia and Australasia, and over 200,000 members worldwide.

What Does it Mean to be American? Why Trump is Just a Blip on the Radar

Both Sides of the Table

Our most famous current rocket entrepreneur — Elon Musk — was from South Africa. The co-founder of Google wasn’t born in America nor was the co-founder of Sun Microsystems, WhatsApp, Yahoo! of Hamilton Mix Tape on immigrants of America.

Why Immigration and The Fourth of July are so Entwined

Both Sides of the Table

America wasn’t originally welcoming to Jews either. He ended up on a ship that landed in South America where he traveled selling cutlery via a llama until he ended up in Medellin, Colombia. The Fourth of July. The day we celebrate American independence.

Grow VC Relaunches For Bigger Growth

YoungUpstarts

Grow VC recently successfully closed its first round of external investments in the company, and is looking to continue building their global operations in North America, Europe, China and India, as well as newer markets like South America and Africa.

Four Qualities Every Angel Investor Looks For When Backing A Startup

YoungUpstarts

Luigi Wewege is the President and CEO of Vivier Group a multinational financial group of companies, providing its services worldwide through representation in jurisdictions across Africa, Asia, Oceania, Europe and South America.

Finding Global Markets for App

The Entrepreneurial Mind

Aloompa is quickly adding new festivals as customers in Asia, Europe and South America. “As For example, as we expanded we found it necessary to start our deals in the South American market a full month prior due to slower timelines. ENTREPRENEURIAL PROFILE : Aloompa.

Creating the Next Silicon Valley – The Chilean Experiment

Steve Blank

Chile has decided that it wants to be an innovation hub in South America. South American web commerce hub? Why will people from South America stream to Chile, besides its magnificent geography?

Mobile Payment Platform Swiff Launches in Singapore; Targets Other Markets

YoungUpstarts

This payment solution was beta-tested by merchants such as Russian-themed restaurant and caviar bar Buyan in Singapore since June last year, and is now launched worldwide, with the company targeting Southeast Asia, South Africa and South America as key target markets.

Why I Doubled Down on YouTube Investments with MiTú

Both Sides of the Table

And of course many of you know this is near and dear to me because my own father is from Medellín, Colombia so I grew up in a household with the music, food, culture and language of South America. They also work with Huevoscartoon, one of the most popular animated content franchises in Latin America and with Chef Alfredo Oropeza a Mexican celebrity chef.

Why I’m Standing Today with My African American Friends, Family & Colleagues

Both Sides of the Table

We know about the “stand your ground” laws that led to the killing of unarmed, 17-year-old African America, Treyvon Martin. My father is from South America and my family is Jewish. “It stops today.”

Sensitive Payments in the International Arena

Startup Professionals Musings

For our subsidiary, in one of the key countries of South America, these internal regulations dramatically complicated the task of obtaining various permissions from local authorities.

Why The Next Generation of Online Video Companies Will be Vertical

Both Sides of the Table

Mitu Network is the largest digital media company for Latinos in the US and also targeting Mexico and South America.

A Must Read Book for the Educated Class

Both Sides of the Table

to explore his theses about the societal norms and values of white, working-class people from Appalachia and why America was leaving them behind. I just finished Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance. I can’t recommend this book strongly enough. I loved it in so many ways.

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New speakers + Ignite + streaming locations

Startup Lessons Learned

Startup Lessons Learned 2011 is just around the corner: May 23, 2011 in SF. You have just under a week to get general admission tickets before prices go up. A lot of people missed the early bird rates and wrote to me about it. Don't be late, buy your ticket now. We've also added a number of extremely discounted tickets for full-time students. New Speakers Our program keeps getting better and better. We're debuting many brand new case studies, and I could not be more excited.

Don’t Pay Bribes to Get International Expansion

Startup Professionals Musings

For our subsidiary, in one of the key countries of South America, these internal regulations dramatically complicated the task of obtaining various permissions from local authorities.

Startup Lessons Learned 2011 streaming live

Startup Lessons Learned

Paul, MN: [link] Montreal, QC: [link] Nashville, TN: [link] New York (Downtown), NY: [link] New York (Midtown), NY: [link] New York (NoHo), NY: [link] New York (SoHo), NY: [link] Omaha, NE: [link] Orlando, FL: [link] Orlando (South Orlando), FL: [link] Phoenix/Chandler, AZ: [link] Portland, OR: [link] Portsmouth, NH: [link] Provo, UT: [link] Redmond, WA: [link] San Juan, PR: [link] Santa Monica, CA: [link] Seattle, WA: [link] Spokane, WA: [link] St.

Pound Around the World – My Thoughts from Random Hacks of Kindness

VC Cafe

For example, you can save 7 trees in the rain forest in south america for £1, and in India you can get all you can eat curry…(see the presentation on the link below – 300 views in about 1 hour from posting!).

Of Course #BlackLivesMatter — How Could Anything be LESS Controversial?

Both Sides of the Table

Having grown up in the US but having lived in Europe for more than a decade gives me a unique perspective to know this problem is more pronounced in America and we have a responsibility to continue to chip away at the problem. Real” America? Is ‘Real’ America white?

Flocks of Angels, and All You Need is One

Startup Professionals Musings

The reach is very broad, however, with 30 branches worldwide covering over 50 countries in Europe, North America, South America, Africa, Asia and Australasia, and over 60,000 members worldwide.

Basic Accounting And Legal Aspects That Every Business Owner Should Know

YoungUpstarts

Again, I insist that if we are in another country of the world, a good idea (that we implemented in our own project in Latin America, MT ) is to ask well known investors in the specific local economy where those business for which they had previously invested were commonly located.

Why I’m Turning Over a New Leaf & Refocusing My Energy

Both Sides of the Table

it felt like the biggest failure of america we’ve ever experienced. I had a father with a funny accent from South America who arrived legally in the late 1950’s. Neither book sugar coats their personal journeys or lays out the fabric of America as a perfect place.

Reflections of America this July 4th

Both Sides of the Table

July 4th is a special date in America. America is a place that has always welcomed the best from around the world. I invested in a company whose goal is to bring low-cost computing to inner-city schools in America. But in America nobody ever asked me where my dad came from.