A Trip of a Lifetime – Sri Lanka


FYI holiday Just For Fun travel elephants sri lanka Yes, the elephants did strike back ! The trip was amazing and despite me thinking I might have time to type up some blog posts on the plane, sleep, kids, and other distractions (free movies) got in the way.

Do You Care?


The photo in this blog post is from our recent trip to Sri Lanka. client services entrepreneurship travel client service customer service customers flowers sri lanka Do you care?

Elephants Strike Back


We are on our way to my birthplace: Sri Lanka. FYI holiday Just For Fun travel Dubai sri lanka Phone booths in Dubai The title of this post comes from my son with affirmation from my daughter.

Slumdog Millionaire


I’ve been to India and Sri Lanka and the poverty and abysmal living conditions of many kids is real. Tags: entrepreneurship movie reviews parenting random stuff garage door issues india slumdog millionaire sri lanka street kids

Life Is Like a Box of Chocolates


I recall Cadbury used to make a chocolate with orange flavor without nuts (or maybe I blocked the nuts from my memory) that I used to enjoy but I could only find it in England or Sri Lanka. Hot Chocolate.

Crowdsourcing The Indian Rupee Symbol

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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.

41% Of Attack Traffic Originates From China – Akamai


Sweden's Saltside sees massive traction with classifieds in emerging markets


Classified sites are extremely local, making it that much more remarkable that Gothenburg-based Saltside Techologies has been on a roll with creating a listing sites in Bangladesh, Ghana, and Sri Lanka. In Sri Lanka, nearly 50% of the countrys online population visits Ikman.lk

10 Amazing Blog Name Ideas That Are Sure to Inspire You

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And in this case it was created by two young girls, Deepika and Kasia, and reflect exactly their mindset when they decided to embark to Sri Lanka to spend their gap year in a volunteering project.

Starting up for a social good – The Feast Kitchen Event 2009

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Srina tea is 100% organically grown, hand-plucked, packaged and produced on a small scale farm in a rainforest in Sri Lanka. On October 2nd 2009 I will be participating in an event called The Feast Kitchen where startups will get to present their ideas for social good.

Warby Parker's Distribution Challenge

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We operate similar schemes in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Vietnam which we are also committed to expanding." In a recent interview, Warby Parker''s Lead Council and Head of Social Innovation admitted that scaling the "Buy a pair, Give a pair" program has become a challenge.

10 Lessons in Leadership from a WORLD CHAMPION!

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The grand finale was on Saturday, April 2, 2011, at the Wankhede Stadium , in Mumbai, India where India played a very strong Sri Lanka side. Leadership is everywhere. It shows up in organizations, within families and in sports.

Roya Mahboob: Bringing Freedom to Afghanistan's Entrepreneurs

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

Forget the US or BRIC countries: Gothenburg's Saltside raises a $40 million Series C


We’re in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Ghana, and some extent Pakistan even though it''s not a focus market.

The Start-up Giving Factory Workers a Voice

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It was in that position that he traveled to Sri Lanka and Bangladesh to ensure both countries were upholding international labor rights provisions. LaborVoices helps companies like Walmart end labor abuses in overseas factories by giving employees a safe way to speak up.

Facebook Acquires Israel’s Snaptu For an Estimated $60-70 Million

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Facebook surprised with its first acquisition in Israel today (and its second acquisition outside of the US), with the announcement that it is buying Israeli startup Snaptu (previously known as Moblica) for an estimated $60-70 million.

Crossing the Corpus Callosum – Music & Analytics


I gave them an extension on their mini-contract because we wanted to use photos from our recent trip to Sri Lanka. Entrepreneurs can be a little conflicted at times. Some of us are very analytical and logical. Some are very creative (artistic, musical, etc.) and conceptual.

The 30 Coolest Entrepreneurs Under 30

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Take Rachel Weeks, founder of School House, which makes fashion-forward college clothing; she brought her manufacturing from Sri Lanka back to Durham, North Carolina and, in the process, found a new and meaningful brand identity. s most promising young entrepreneurs, class of 2012, includes the founders of Pinterest, Spotify, and 28 other awesome, visionary outfits. You gotta meet them.

Doing Business in Saudi Arabia – I Part: 7 impressions of Riyadh

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A vast number of Philippines, Bangladeshis, Sri Lankas, Indians, or from the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region, work in Saudi Arabia and send money to their families at home. At the present time, I am Project Director of the Saudi Fast Growth 100 , an annual ranking of the 100 fastest-growing emerging companies in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, recognizing the new generation of companies that are creating jobs and spurring innovation in KSA.

De Negocios en Arabia Saudita – I Parte: 7 impresiones de Riyadh

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Un gran número de filipinos, bangladeshís, sri lankas, indios, o de la región MENA (Medio Oriente y África del Norte), trabajan y envían dinero a sus familias. Desde hace 7 semanas, soy Program Director del Saudi Fast Growth 100 (SFG 100), un ranking de las 100 empresas de más rápido crecimiento y generadoras de empleo e innovación en el reino de Arabia Saudita.

Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Are You Fundable?


For the time being, the company is seeing maximum interest from travelers who want to visit Rajasthan, Kerala and Sri Lanka.

Meet Inc.'s 30 Under 30, Class of 2012

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Read more Rachel Weeks started her line of fashion forward college-branded apparel with a manufacturer in Sri Lanka. They're solving problems like education and health care, creating jobs, and manufacturing right here in the U.S.

TradeShift Looking To Further Digitalize Payments


The core team behind the service is 13 strong in Denmark, but they have people working in locations such as Germany, Sri Lanka and Brazil adding up the total head count to about 50. There’s a startup in Denmark that went by the name of Porta for a long time. Since then, they have changed their name to TradeShift.

The Robi Comb – Amazed And Stunned


I remember getting them as a kid when I went to visit Sri Lanka and the stuff they put on our heads was kind of like kerosine. I get many people asking me to blog about their products. Some even offer to pay me.

The Undiluted Genius of Dr. Bronner's

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By 2008, Dr. Bronner's owned a 200-employee fair-trade coconut-oil operation in Sri Lanka and a 150-employee palm-oil plant in Ghana, and had partnered on a peppermint-oil operation in India.