South America: A Hot Spot for Exporting

Inc Startups

If you've ever thought about going overseas, now's the time to look south. Andrews is especially keen on getting small- to medium-sized manufacturers to look at Brazil and the rest of South America, his company's area of expertise. He says the fact that Rio de Janeiro will be hosting the 2016 Olympics—the first time the games will be held in South America—is one indicator that it’s a region the world is taking more seriously.

10 Top Countries in the World to Be a Woman — and Wealthy

Inc Startups

As it turns out, South America is the best continent to be a woman and wealthy. How does your country rate

Just-Eat Expands To South America


Just-Eat , a Danish originated, world's largest online takeaway ordering service has expanded to South America through a partnership with RestauranteWeb.

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.

Latin Metal Week

Mark Birch

This whole week will be dedicated to bands from Latin and South America as well as musicians with Latin American roots making it happen here in the USA. metal music heavy metal Latin America South AmericaSo the week before, the Latin Alternative Music Conference was held in NYC a couple of weeks ago. Of course like most events, I find out about it after the fact, this time on NPR.

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.

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.

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.

Start-up Offers Workers $7,500 to Take a Break

Inc Startups

Paid, month-long sabbaticals: Red Frog Events, a Chicago-based company that boasts of having the "world's best benefits," pays for employees to take a month-long sabbatical to Africa, Asia, Europe, or South America--with any one other person or a spouse and children. (It

Four Qualities Every Angel Investor Looks For When Backing A Startup


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.

[Singapore] Location Based Marketing Association Launches Local Chapter


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).

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Meet Vida

Google Ventures

Mendhro was able to find one in Pakistan, and has continued to add other partner manufacturers in India and South America. For Umaimah Mendhro, design had been a key part of her life from the time she was a little girl growing up in a small village in Pakistan.

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.

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!).

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


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.

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.

Lessons and Impressions from Colombia (2016)

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

I first visited Colombia in 2009 with about 15 other young leaders from North and South America. There are five countries that drive the economic conversation in Spanish-speaking Latin America, it seems: Chile, Argentina, Peru, Mexico, and Colombia.

Hacking Education – Fracking Education

Seeing Both Sides

The company now works with over half of all college students in America and growing rapidly. In 2010, we invested in Open English , a direct to consumer online English language learning service targeting the growing middle class of Latin and South America.

These Charts Reveal How to Negotiate With People From Around the World

Inc Startups

The book does offer some commentary on Africa, South America, and other places not mentioned here, however, as well as much further commentary on these 25 countries--and we advise anyone interested to check it out.

Why predicting the future is more about sociology than technology

Start Up Blog

China, India, Indonesia, Africa, Eastern Europe and South America all have cities that fit this definition today.

Your social media obsession won’t make an enduring mark on the world

The Next Web

Since then, Gandelman has served as the CEO of Latin America, founder of , and has held strategic positions in companies in South America. Claudio Gandelman is the CEO and founder of Teckler.

Mile-High disruption: Why Denver should be on your tech radar next year

The Next Web

7) permits convenient communication with the East and West coasts, South America, Europe, and Asia all in the same business day. Stuart Wall, CEO of Signpost , a local advertising platform funded by Spark Capital and Google Ventures.

The Importance of The Narrative

Both Sides of the Table

I went to undergrad at UCSD, which is not a place known for its Greek institutions and my father grew up in South America and had know idea what a fraternity was.

Basic Accounting And Legal Aspects That Every Business Owner Should Know


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.

Are Your Hiring Tactics Unethical?

Inc Startups

I''m willing to give them a pass on the amount of time he had to take off work if (and only if) a visit to the site in South America was central to the job. Your job candidates deserve to be treated fairly. And while it''s vital to be thorough, it''s possible to over do it.

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.

10 Surprising Marketing Predictions For 2013

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Canada, Europe, South America and Asia have coalition loyalty programs, where scores of brands are organized under one loyalty program and consumers earn and redeem rewards across all program sponsors.

Grow VC Relaunches For Bigger Growth


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.

Why Immigration and The Fourth of July are so Entwined

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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.

How technology can disrupt a Government.

Start Up Blog

Empires got raided by countiries with better technology (South America) and shipping put England, France and the Dutch in dominant positions pre industrial mercantile / colonial era.

WineFamily – Connecting Wine People In Asia


” 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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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.”

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.

How Disruptive Startups Can Prepare for a Lawsuit

Inc Startups

In a 2008 interview , Kelleher said, "If Southwest had not been successful, you might not have the Ryanairs and the Easyjets and all of the low-fare carriers around the world, whether it''s Australia, Asia, Europe, Central and South America, you name it."

Success at Work, Failure at Home

Scott Weiss

and we all felt it very important to support all of our disparate offices from Europe to Asia to South America. One of the differences between being a CEO and a venture capitalist is that I obviously meet with many more CEOs now than I did then. As such, it has become more apparent that many of my struggles as a CEO are surprisingly common.

How We Had Our First Product Manufactured In China by Yaro Starak

While some design companies may decide to keep production local, most will choose an international factory for mass production, typically in Asia or in South America, depending on your product. One of the most important decisions a new company with a product to sell will make is selecting a manufacturer.

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Letting Employees Work Remotely Pays Off

Inc Startups

The company had just 15 employees in its home office (another 14 were working elsewhere, including company offices in India and South Africa). From a business-development perspective, getting a better understanding of South America and scouting potential partners there made sense.

Why All Business Founders Should Learn Basic Programming


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

Why Fashion Models are Twice as Likely to Get H-1B Visas as Computer Programmers

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From South America. Want to hire someone on an H-1B visa? It''ll be a lot easier if they''re a model. Beauty beats brains, and it''s better to be sexy than tech-savvy--at least if your goal is to work in the United States under an H-1B visa. The highly coveted visas, which allow U.S.

NEA Closes $2.6 Billion Venture Capital Fund

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Approximately 80% of the capital will be deployed in North America, Grossi said, but the firm will be pursuing business opportunities abroad as well. In two months, the venture capital firm raised one of the largest venture funds ever. New Enterprise Associates closed a $2.6