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Reuters – How GDPR in EU is Harming Online Advertising

Large technology companies such as Google and Facebook and big publishers are unlikely to feel detrimental effects from the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, but ad tech firms including Kargo and Verve are withdrawing business from Europe, and even advertising company giants are feeling the effects, writes Kate Holton. “Advertisers were cautious about spending money in supply chains that they

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US Small Business Administration – Small Business Optimism at 35 Year High

Small businesses are a key driver of the U.S. economy. When small businesses succeed, so does the U.S. More than 99 percent of U.S. businesses are small businesses, and they employ a full 48 percent of the American workforce. In December 2017, President Donald Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into law, giving these entrepreneurs and the rest

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IRS Proposes Big Tax Break for Sole Proprietor Entrepreneurs

IRS issues proposed regulations on new 20 percent deduction for passthrough businesses The Internal Revenue Service issued proposed regulations for a new provision allowing many owners of sole proprietorships, partnerships, trusts and S corporations to deduct 20 percent of their qualified business income. The new deduction — referred to as the Section 199A deduction or the deduction for qualified business

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Tax Foundation Report – The Benefits of Cutting the Corporate Income Tax Rate

Before the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), the U.S. had one of the highest statutory corporate income tax rates in the developed world at 35 percent. Now, the federal corporate income tax rate sits at a much more competitive 21 percent, which brings the combined average state and federal tax rate (25.7 percent) closer to the average for developed

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Stanford Business School Paper – How Do Venture Capitalists Make Decisions?

Inside the Secret World of Venture Capital The Stanford Venture Capital Initiative is quietly assembling a massive database from people who prefer to stay mum The authors develop a valuation model for venture capital-backed companies and apply it to 135 U.S. unicorns — private companies with reported valuations above $1 billion. They value unicorns using financial terms from legal filings

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MoFo – Understanding The 2018 California Consumer Privacy Act

Is The 2018 California Consumer Privacy Act California’s GDPR? While companies are focusing on compliance with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements, Californians will likely be given the option on the November 6, 2018 ballot to impose a sweeping, GDPR-like privacy regime that also deserves attention. If approved by voters in November, the California Consumer Privacy Act would require

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TechConnect World Innovation Conference – Anaheim CA May 13-16, 2018

Join the world’s brightest researchers, innovators, and technology prospectors as they meet at 20th Annual TechConnect World Innovation Conference & Expo The TechConnect World Innovation Conference Anaheim Convention Center May 13-16, 2018 – Anaheim, California Use this 10% off code: 18GEI10 REGISTER >> https://www.techconnectworld.com Entering its 20th year, the 2018 TechConnect is the world’s largest global conference and marketplace for innovators, corporate

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WalletHub – Best and Worst Small Cities For Entrepreneurs to Launch a New Business (2018)

Here is a great study of entrepreneurial capitalism across the United States Personal finance website WalletHub analyzed data of more than 1,200 small-sized cities using 18 metrics, from investor access to labor costs, to determine this year’s best and worst small cities to grow a business. Here are the top 20 small cities in which to start a business: 1.

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