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EY Report – Private Equity Outlook For Africa (2015)


Rapid expansion across the emerging markets is perhaps the most important development for the PE industry. Interest in Africa has never been higher and it continues to see strong interest from investors. Fundraising trended higher in 2014, and the value of transactions nearly doubled during the year. PE’s impact in the region is only beginning to be felt. The next

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Honda Launches New Xcelerator Program In Silicon Valley


Honda marked the opening of its new Silicon Valley R&D facility, using the occasion to unveil a refreshed 2016 Accord featuring Honda’s first application of Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™. Honda also announced a new open innovation R&D initiative, Honda Xcelerator, which will provide resources to breakthrough technology innovators to help rapidly develop prototypes with the potential to transform the

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Pepperdine University Honors Robert W Price with Community Service Awards

Pepperdine University Announced the Winners of the 7th Annual George Awards Presented in Santa Monica, California, the awards recognize a select number of students, alumni, faculty, and corporate partners who exemplify integrity, stewardship, courage, and compassion, while enriching the business world through their superior skills and entrepreneurial spirit. “The legacy and dedication of George Graziadio is carried on through the

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Why Would an Entrepreneur Want to Become a Multinational?


Guest Contributor: Silvio Contessi Let’s be clear about what we mean by a multinational. This is a firm that extends beyond the borders of an individual nation and operates with affiliates and branches in at least two countries. A multinational organizes phases for producing goods and services to sell in different countries. For example, many car companies have mastered the

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NVCA Report – Venture Capital Fundraising tops $10 Billion Second Quarter 2015 Recording Strongest Quarter Since 2007


Largest All-Time Early Stage Venture Capital Fund Closed During Second Quarter U.S. venture capital firms raised $10.3 billion for 74 funds during the second quarter of 2015, an increase of 10 percent compared to the number of funds raised during the first quarter of 2015, and a 39 percent increase by dollar commitments, according to the Fundraising Report by Thomson

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Edmund Hillary Climbing Mt Everest on May 29 1953 – Climb Your Mountain and Plant Your First Prover Flag


For an entrepreneur, when times are good, cash flow is the oil that keeps a venture running smoothly. But cash is like oxygen at the summit of Mt. Everest, run out of cash and trouble brews really fast. Every entrepreneur planning a new venture faces the same dilemma: – What are the critical capital resources? – How much cash (financial

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World’s Best Entrepreneurs Meet In Monaco – EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year (2015)


EY will be celebrating the 15th anniversary of EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year in Monaco, recognizing the journeys of 65 entrepreneurs from 53 countries. Entrepreneurs, investors, corporations and policymakers will also convene for four days of keynote speeches, panels and networking to discuss the role of entrepreneurs and the impact they have on society and the global economy. Event

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NASA Tech Briefs – Create The Future Design Contest (2015)


The 13th annual “Create the Future” Design Contest is now open for submissions. Create an innovative, new product idea that benefits society and the economy for the opportunity to receive global recognition and win a cash prize of $20,000. The Contest opens for entries on March 1, 2015 and closes July 1, 2015 (referred to herein as the Contest Live Period).

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Business Angels Finland – Pitch Your Start Up And Meet Investors (05-28-15)


BAF Live! is an legendary investor and startup event. Attend this exciting event for interesting key notes, networking and pitching competition. First speaker is now confirmed! Mika Heikinheimo will share his success story with Symbio. Business Angels Finland Oy Thursday, May 28, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (EEST) Helsinki, Finland >>Learn More Business Angels Finland Oy Our mission

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