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Global Entrepreneurship Week – Themes and Activities for 2016 

During one week each November, entrepreneurs, researchers, investors and policymakers celebrate entrepreneurship in more than 160 countries for Global Entrepreneurship Week, and in 2016, GEW will focus on several themes that highlight high-growth, high-impact disruptors, while encouraging new firms to start and scale. There are less than three months left until Global Entrepreneurship Week 2016, where nearly 10 million people

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Milken Report – What Makes a City Thrive?

What factors distinguish cities that can withstand an economic downturn, or rebound afterward, from those that cannot? Are these factors unique to successful cities, or are there best practices that can be adopted in peer cities? Building on the Milken Institute’s Best-Performing Cities index, this paper examines what sets resilient cities apart. The economic performance of a city is driven

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US-Mexico Air Transport Agreement Opens A New Chapter for Travel And Trade

On Sunday, August 21, we welcomed an exciting, new chapter in commercial aviation between the United States and Mexico, a chapter that will help drive economic growth on both sides of the border. Entry into force of our new Air Transport Agreement is an important milestone that realizes a key goal of the ongoing U.S.-Mexico High-Level Economic Dialogue. The new

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Friendture – App From Jordan for Planning Group Activities with Friends

Is social media really improving our social lives? According to some statistics, we have never been more detached from each other, and the more virtual connections we make, the fewer chances we have to get excited about the same things. Serial entrepreneur Rola Fayyad couldn’t agree more with that. In an attempt to redefine the way we interact with our

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Nokia Acquires Withings to Accelerate Entry into Digital Health

Nokia recently acquired Withings S.A., a pioneer and leader in the connected health revolution with a family of award-winning digital health products and services to help people all over the world lead healthier, happier and more productive lives. Withings will be part of our Nokia Technologies business. “We have said consistently that digital health was an area of strategic interest

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Mi-Hub Hosts BBQ Party in London – Proceeds Go To Educating and Supporting Migrant Entrepreneurs

  The networking and social event will allow visitors to meet with clients, partners, friends, and exhibitors from the recent Migrant Business Show. Tickets are only £20 and include soft drinks, water, and delicious BBQ food. WHEN: Wednesday, 31 August 2016 from 18:00 to 21:00 (BST) WHERE: mi-HUB – 6 Batty Street, London, E1 1RH, United Kingdom TICKETS: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bbq-party-at-mi-hub-tickets-26923724585 Situated in

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University of Alabama Receives Grant To Research Entrepreneurship and Business Growth

The University of Alabama was awarded a $100,000 grant to support research to understand the factors leading to the successes and failures of businesses that went public in 1996, the largest initial public stock offering class on record. The grant will fund research surrounding the “IPO Class of 1996” over the last 20 years and will be conducted by Dr.

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NextVR and FOX Sports – Broadcasting Bundesliga Opening Match Live in Virtual Reality

The 54th season of the Bundesliga, Germany’s premier football competition will be broadcast live from Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany Continuing its partnership with FOX Sports, NextVR, a global innovator in live virtual reality broadcast technology, will present the opening match of the 2016/2017 Bundesliga season in live virtual reality. Kicking off the start of Germany’s primary football competition on

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SBA and Grameen America – Providing Microloans for Entrepreneurs

Innovative microloan partnership to deliver $2.5 million in transformative loans to underserved communities In the United States, nearly 1 in 7 people live in poverty. The federal government defines poverty as a family of four living on $23,500 or less. Many of these families work hard to make ends meet, often employed at unpredictable minimum wage jobs. Even working full-time

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