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Vietnam venture capital – potential unlocked

VC Cafe

Vietnam’s Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) has shared a circular (a regulatory document, in Vietnam speak) for improving the legal environment for venture capital investing in the Socialist state. Vietnam’s promising start-up ecosystem.

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The Southeast Asian Country That Google's CEO Thinks Will Be Home to the Next Big Startup Scene

Inc Startups

On Tuesday, Sundar Pichai spoke to entrepreneurs in Hanoi, Vietnam about how the local entrepreneurial community can succeed globally

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Vietnam veterans' service honored during ceremony in Kernersville

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

KERNERSVILLE — Nearly 400 people attended a commemoration Tuesday of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, a conflict that deeply divided the United States

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Brothers search for photos of NC casualties in Vietnam

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Jim and Tom Reece, brothers from Wilmington, have spent more than a decade seeking out photos of people from North Carolina who were killed during the war in Vietnam RALEIGH, N.C. (AP)

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Preparing for Chaos – the Life of a Startup « Steve Blank

Steve Blank

This book may be the Iraq war equivalent of “ Dispatches &# which defined Vietnam for my generation.

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[Review] Startup Asia

YoungUpstarts

Asia – especially in countries such as India, China, Vietnam – is fast becoming the place where many entrepreneurs, whether locally born or lured back from Silicon Valley, are setting up shop.

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Museum to mark Vietnam Veterans Day with play, other events

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Museum of History is marking Vietnam Veterans Day with a program that includes a play, a chance to meet the people who fought in the war and personal memorabilia that inc RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — The N.C.

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Life Lessons from GoDaddy's Bob Parsons @burthelm

Inc Startups

Before he founded GoDaddy, Bob Parsons was a restless accountant, a terrified rifleman in Vietnam, and a disobedient kid in Catholic school

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Medal of Honor recipient, Vietnam vets honored in ceremony

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) AP) — Dozens of old soldiers are remembering the first member of the Army's 82nd Airborne Division to receive the military's highest honor

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Entrepreneurship is hard but you can’t die

Steve Blank

was fully engaged in the war in Vietnam. While we were living the good life in Thailand, the Army and Marines were pounding the jungle every day in Vietnam. During the Vietnam War ~ 9,000 aircraft and helicopters were destroyed.

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My Favorite Entrepreneur Story in a Long Time

Both Sides of the Table

It was about the founder of Sriracha sauce, David Tran, displaced from Vietnam when the North’s communists took power. Turns out it is a family-owned business started by a refugee from Vietnam and named after a small village in Thailand Si Racha.

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Franchises Finding International Niches

The Entrepreneurial Mind

ENTREPRENEURIAL PROFILE : Tony Chew: KFC Vietnam. Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Myanmar, Brunei, Cambodia and Laos are all seeing rapid growth in American franchise restaurants.

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How a Hungry Childhood Led This Founder to Rethink How the World Eats

Inc Startups

Munchery's Tri Tran drew on his experience growing up in Vietnam--and his escape from the country--to develop the food-delivery business

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Remains of a Vietnam veteran return to NC 45 years later

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) AP) — The remains of an Army veteran killed 45 years ago in Cambodia have returned to North Carolina

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Would love a good bowl of pho right about now. kingdumplr: “The.

Mark Birch

kingdumplr : “ The Best Pho in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam " via The Wall Street Journal. But really, you would be in Vietnam and it’s really hard to go wrong. pho Vietnam vietnamese food noodle soup Ho Chi Minh City Would love a good bowl of pho right about now.

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The Path of Our Lives

Steve Blank

At 19 I joined the Air Force during the Vietnam War. Yet when the Vietnam War wound down, we were both sent to bases in different parts of the U.S. “ Some men see things as they are and say, why; I dream things that never were and say, why not ?”. Robert Kennedy/George Bernard Shaw.

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Clusters, Class, Culture and Unfair Advantages

Steve Blank

The Vietnam War was raging, but going to college gave you a draft deferment.). So I enlisted in the Air Force during the Vietnam War to learn how to repair electronics. While we were living the good life in Thailand, the Army and Marines were pounding the jungle every day in Vietnam.

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Book: Armada

Feld Thoughts

We were too young for free love and Vietnam. Ernst Cline’s second book, Armada , is almost as wonderful as his first book, Ready Player One. While plenty of folks on Amazon are giving it mediocre ratings, I think it’s because they don’t understand what Cline really did here.

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6 Ways To Prevent Disastrous Outsourcing Decisions

Startup Professionals Musings

For example, it is no secret that software pirating is still very common in China, Vietnam, and other cultures. If you have a software development background like mine, I’m sure you often get questions about when to outsource, versus building the solution in-house.

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5 Qualities of Incredibly Heroic Leaders

Inc Startups

Santiago Erevia received the Medal of Honor earlier this year as a result of his heroism in Vietnam in 1969. Example: In September 1969, Melvin Morris was a special forces sergeant serving in Vietnam, and he led a mission across enemy lines to rescue a fellow U.S.

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NYU Commencement Speech 2016

Steve Blank

When I was 18 I served in the Air Force during the Vietnam War. NYU Engineering Commencement Speech. Thank you for the opportunity to address you on your graduation from this esteemed engineering school. I’m honored to help you celebrate this important milestone.

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China – The Sleeper Awakens (Part 1 of 5)

Steve Blank

Its Second Artillery Corps not only controls China’s ICBMs, but also its short range missiles pointed at Taiwan, Vietnam, Philippines, and U.S. I just spent a few weeks in Japan and China on a book tour for the Japanese and Chinese versions of the Startup Owners Manual.

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Clusters, Class, Culture and Unfair Advantages

Steve Blank

The Vietnam War was raging, but going to college gave you a draft deferment.). So I enlisted in the Air Force during the Vietnam War to learn how to repair electronics. While we were living the good life in Thailand, the Army and Marines were pounding the jungle every day in Vietnam.

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31 Inspiring Quotes About Why We Remember

Inc Startups

When the soldiers came home from Vietnam, there were no parades, no celebrations. So they built the Vietnam Memorial for themselves." --William Westmoreland 12. "So The fighting man should never have been blamed for Vietnam." --Neil Sheehan 29.

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Richard Branson: It Doesn't Cost Much to Start a Great Business

Inc Startups

Branson had wanted to give young people a way to speak out against the Vietnam War, but with no funds, he wasn''t sure where to start. Short on cash? That''s still no reason to hang up your entrepreneurial dreams, says the Virgin Group founder.

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[Interview] Amanda Mills, Founder Of Amanda Mills Los Angeles

YoungUpstarts

The two brothers were building relationships and experiences to be told and retold for the rest of their lives… and yet, the memories would be eclipsed by the opportunities waiting for them in Vietnam.

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What Robin Williams Taught Us About Business (and Life) [Slideshare]

Up and Running

Featuring images and quotes from Hook, Dead Poets Society, Mrs. Doubtfire, Good Morning, Vietnam, Jumanji, Aladdin, Patch Adams, Good Will Hunting, Bicentennial Man, and Jakob the Liar. Robin Williams died on Monday August 11, 2014.

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Man pleads guilty to breaking 78-year-old veteran's jaw

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — A man has been sentenced after pleading guilty to breaking the jaw of a 78-year-old Vietnam War veteran HICKORY, N.C. (AP)

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Want to Know How to Join One of the Country’s Most Successful VC Fund?

Both Sides of the Table

Matt’s father had medical difficulties due to his service in the Vietnam War and as a result for much of Matt’s later childhood he was raised and provided for by his mom, who worked hard to provide for her family. I recently interviewed Matt Mazzeo of Lowercase Capital. By now most of you know that Chris Sacca invested in what is now thought to be one of the best performing VC funds of all time having invested an $8.4

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3 Steps to Handle a Crisis Like a Fighter Pilot

Inc Startups

In 1972 one of my father''s friends in his fighter wing was flying a mission over Northern Vietnam. If he ejected over Northern Vietnam he would be captured and sent to a prison camp, not something that was very appealing at the time.

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Mexican Peso Slide Will Continue

Chaganomics

agreement and Mexico stands to benefit heavily from the 12-country deal, comprising the United States, Singapore, Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, and Vietnam.

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4 Tips For Overcoming Obstacles

Inc Startups

While on a three-week trip to Vietnam, I decided to tackle two of my biggest personal challenges. Doing this in Vietnam gave me the added help of being immersed in daily speech and using the heat and humidity to sweat off extra pounds.

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Big Data Meets Big Compute

Peter Levine

Here’s a guy who grew up in Vietnam and came to the US with a desire to make a difference. The promise of big data has ushered in an era of data intelligence. From machine data to human thought streams, we are now collecting more data each day, so much that 90% of the data in the world today has been created in the last two years alone. In fact, every day, we create 2.5

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Hacking for Defense & Hacking for Diplomacy – Educator/Sponsor Class

Steve Blank

college campuses circa the Vietnam War (and the riots and student protests at Stanford ). There is nothing more powerful than an idea whose time has come. Victor Hugo. On September 7 th – 9 th we are holding our first Hacking for Defense & Diplomacy – class for Educators and Sponsors , training educators how to teach these classes in their universities and sponsors how to select problem sets and manage their teams. Sign up here. An Idea Whose Time Has Come.

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Hacking for Defense & Hacking for Diplomacy – Educator/Sponsor Class

Steve Blank

college campuses circa the Vietnam War (and the riots and student protests at Stanford ). There is nothing more powerful than an idea whose time has come. Victor Hugo. On September 7 th – 9 th we are holding our first Hacking for Defense & Diplomacy – class for Educators and Sponsors , training educators how to teach these classes in their universities and sponsors how to select problem sets and manage their teams. Sign up here. An Idea Whose Time Has Come.

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Thirty-Six Years Later

Steve Blank

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Are You From Where Your Were Born?

Feld Thoughts

My dad was in the Air Force for several years during the Vietnam War after being drafted. In the article The biggest tech company founders from every state I win the callout for Arkansas. “Arkansas: Brad Feld has bounced around a lot: born in Arkansas, raised in Dallas, then lived in Boston for over a decade before moving to Boulder, Colorado.

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We Need More Gen-Y Entrepreneurs to Fuel the Wave

Startup Professionals Musings

Gen-Y is now experiencing their wake-up call, just like previous generations did with Vietnam and the 1980 recession. The business world has been watching this emerging generation with trepidation, and a lot of us haven’t been sure who would be the winners, and who would be the losers.

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Following The Trends. What Generations Matter

Chaganomics

It includes some who fought in World War II, most of those who fought the Korean War and many during the Vietnam War. * This is an opinionated blog post. Statistics and demographic research has been applied to this analysis. - CH Following The Trends What generation(s) matter?

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Innovation: The Key To Entrepreneurial Success

YoungUpstarts

Based in Singapore, Dr Reddington leads the overall planning and implementation of corporate strategies and operations, and manages over 2,900 employees in Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

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