Crisis Management for Lion Killers

Venture Chronicles

How do we square the universal outrage expressed about the killing of a lion with the antipathy to 200,000 people killed in Syria , including women and children gassed to death by the Assad regime? Social Media Uncategorized atrocities Cecil hashtags internet outrage Palmer Syria

A Story About a Startup Founded by an Immigrant

The Startup Magazine

Now, Cong Son Ta helps people in need from Africa, Syria, Nepal, and more. There is nothing quite like building a startup company from the ground up. America is a country that has been built by small businesses, all of which started off as a startup company at some point.

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Here’s What’s Driving Collaborative Consumption and Where the Market May Head Next

Both Sides of the Table

But an equally obvious case is BitCoin where people who live in Iran, Syria or Libya may rather put their money into non-governmental units (even knowing the risks) than to trust their local governmental leaders to protect their assets from inflation or seizure.

Reducing Risk And Optimising Business Opportunity In The Middle East


The Middle East and North Africa region ( MENA ) has been an expat hotspot for decades thanks in the main to the discovery and subsequent development and exploitation of oil.

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Why the Navy Needs Disruption Now (part 2 of 2)

Steve Blank

For targets over uncontested airspace (Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Somalia, Yemen, Libya, etc.) And they have been selling these systems to other countries (Iran, Syria, Egypt, etc.). The future is here it’s just distributed unevenly – Silicon Valley view of tech adoption.

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Are Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality the next computing platform?

Version One Ventures

And the Virtual Reality documentary, Project Syria , is showing VR’s powerful ability to affect us emotionally by letting us walk in someone else’s shoes. There’s a lot of discussion these days about what the next breakout computing platform will be: wearables, the Internet of Things, Bitcoin, VR/AR, or something else that we haven’t heard about yet? I think VR/AR is a strong candidate, since it feels like a logical extension of our current computing platforms.

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5 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Diplomats

crowdSPRING Blog

With the red-hot temperature around the crisis in Syria reduced to a mere boil, and the government in North Korea backing away from the brink I gave some thought this week to what entrepreneurs could learn from global leaders and diplomats in general.

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[INTERVIEW] Kris Thorkelson, Entrepreneur And Business Leader


We understand that you support several worthy causes, including groups that sponsor families immigrating to Canada from war-torn countries like Syria.

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The Interview, Censorship, Terrorism, Dr. Evil, and Lots of Other Stuff

Feld Thoughts

He’s decided that the North Korea hack on Sony Pictures was not an act of war but is now trying to decide if it’s terrorism so he can put North Korea on the terrorism sponsors list to join Cuba, Iran, Sudan and Syria.

5 Visual Storytelling Trends That are Shaping The Future of Communication

Duct Tape Marketing

Or in the Project Syria experience, viewers can feel what it’s like to live in a Syrian refugee camp and sit alongside grieving families as they hear deafening gunfire and rockets overhead.

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[Singapore] What You Googled This Year: Top Google Searches Of 2012


3 Syria.

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Twitter Link Roundup #286 – Ideas for Small Business, Startups, and Designers!

crowdSPRING Blog

ISIS Destroys One Of Syria’s Most Important Ancient Landmarks A bicycle-riding robot? What other wonders could the world yet hold?

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[Infographic] Countries That Hate The Internet


It won’t be surprise anyone then, we can all agree, of the three countries to top the list – China, Iran and Syria. Some countries hate the Internet.

Israel Ranked 29th in Easiness of Doing Business According to the World Bank

VC Cafe

The charge for registering a change of property ownership in Syria amounts to more than a quarter of the building’s entire value.

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Twitter, Jobs, Democracy & The US Elections

Both Sides of the Table

As in Tunisia , Egypt , Syria & Iran. I recently wrote a post about the open nature of Twitter and why I’m long on its future.

Hacking for Diplomacy – The State Department Takes Notice

Steve Blank

We have stakeholders two or three times a day in the White House situation room, grappling with everything from the crisis in Syria to Ebola to the refugee crisis around the world,” he said.

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Hacking for Diplomacy – The State Department Takes Notice

Steve Blank

We have stakeholders two or three times a day in the White House situation room, grappling with everything from the crisis in Syria to Ebola to the refugee crisis around the world,” he said.

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Optimism In The Face Of Current Reality

Feld Thoughts

Global tensions over nuclear arms, crisis in Myanmar, bloody civil wars in Syria and Yemen. Let’s start with an awesome dog taking himself sledding.

How Glenn Beck Won the Audience Over at the Upfront Summit

Both Sides of the Table

She had no idea that in the last 2 years I had raised $16 million for refugees and we had personally moved 4,000 refugees out of Iraq and Syria — mainly to Australia because the United States wouldn’t take them.”

The Series A crunch is hitting now. Have we even noticed?

Syria shuts down Internet in attempt to quell uprising. Today, Syria shut down the Internet nationwide Sand are limiting the functionality of mobile services and land lines in some cities as well. Pando Daily. PandoMonthly. Video. PandoDigest. About. Search. Share on Twitter.

Out of the Crisis #2: Mark Cuban on putting people first, the Dallas Mavericks, and what we'll want on the other side

Startup Lessons Learned

I mean you hope you don't have to deal with it, but I mean if you live in Syria. Mark Cuban is my guest on Out of the Crisis #2 (transcript below). You may know him as the owner of the Dallas Mavericks or an investor on Shark Tank. In his 20s, he started a systems integrator called MicroSolutions which was eventually sold to Compuserve. After that, he started AudioNet, one of the first audio streaming companies, which was sold to Yahoo.

Irene brings rain, flooding and end of news as we know it [#irene]

This is going to be BIG.

” He adds: “storms of another sort are still overcoming Syria and Libya, both of which might as well not exist on supposed news networks today. On June 17, 1994, the whole country was interrupted by broadcast news—us New Yorkers were watching Patrick Ewing and the Knicks in the NBA Finals. It was the beginning of the biggest media spectacle we had ever seen.

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Recorded Future – Harnessing intelligence at the scale and speed of the Web

Fred Destin

If you're trying to predict an uprising in Syria, newspaper scanning isn't going to help you. I am at the Recorded Future 's first user conference down in Washington today, watching Christopher Ahlberg and guests takes us through the next generation in business intelligence.

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Transcript of How to Give a Great Business Presentation

Duct Tape Marketing

Michael Port: Just like if you said, “Listen, Michael, I’m going to … I need some help fighting in Syria right now. Transcript of How to Give a Great Business Presentation written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Back to Podcast. Transcript.

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Goodbye 2016. Welcome 2017!


to radical, miserably unhappy short-sighted people, countries & groups (ISIS, Turkey, Syria, Russia), to witnessing some of the most generous acts of kindness towards refugees and others humanity has ever seen.

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

Both Sides of the Table

Syria. Starting back in 2015 and throughout much of 2016 people started commenting that my blog had become a lot more political. I guess I didn’t see it quite that way.

Twitter Link Roundup #195 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

crowdSPRING Blog

What Putin Has to Say to Americans About Syria – [link]. Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account , I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing.