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How Blockchain Capital is “Democratizing” Venture Capital – NASDAQ

How Blockchain Capital is “Democratizing” Venture Capital – NASDAQ Brock Pierce, managing partner at Blockchain Capital, believes they are “democratizing access to an asset class traditionally only available to elite institutional investors.” According to Pierce, Blockchain Capital is “providing the investor base across the globe with the opportunity to invest into a leading venture fund via a liquid, tradable, digital

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Renault Trucks Reduce Weight Engine Using 3D Printed Components – 3DPrint

Renault Trucks Reduce Weight Engine Using 3D Printed Components – 3DPrint A team of the French trucking company’s engineers and designers are looking to metal additive manufacturing to help ramp up the performance of their engines. They are already using the futuristic technology to create complex parts through metal 3D printing, and have successfully tested some of these parts inside

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Is “Lean” the Secret to Startup Success? – Stanford eCorner

Is “Lean” the Secret to Startup Success? – Stanford eCorner So, if there were a step-by-step process that any aspiring entrepreneur could follow, would that be a good or bad thing? In the tech sector, some say such a formula is being taught: the lean-startup methodology, an approach to entrepreneurship that consists of clearly defined steps for discovering customers and

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The Huge Hidden Tax in Government Regulations – Mises Institute

The Huge Hidden Tax in Government Regulations – Mises Institute The U.S. Federal Register records regulations are imposed on business. Its annual pages generally grow with every administration, with a 19% year over year increase in Obama’s last year, setting a record-breaking 95,000-plus pages. Professor Alan Dershowitz notes that, “today the average professional commits three felonies a day without realizing

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Parents Will Spend Average of $233,610 Raising a Child Born in 2015 – USDA Report

Parents Will Spend Average of $233,610 Raising a Child Born in 2015 – USDA Report The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released the 2015 Expenditures on Children by Families report, also known as “The Cost of Raising a Child.” The report, developed by economists at USDA’s Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP), estimates that for a child born in

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Is the Brain Drain Always Negative? – University World News

Is the Brain Drain Always Negative? – University World News The brain drain is traditionally viewed as negative, but there can be positive effects if sending countries invest in diaspora initiatives, including collaborative arrangements between academics established in the North and universities in their home country. http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20170321102746248 About Us We are the Trusted Source For Educating and Supporting over 500,000

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Intellectual Property Bulletin Winter 2017 – Fenwick

Intellectual Property Bulletin Winter 2017 – Fenwick Whenever a new Congress convenes, some Intellectual Property issues come to the fore while others take a back seat. Transition to a new administration in the executive branch brings about even more significant IP change, and this effect is compounded when a new political party takes charge. http://www.fenwick.com/Publications/Pages/Intellectual-Property-Bulletin-Winter-2017.aspx About Us We are the

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Amazon Deal in Utah Undermines Tax Rate Competition – Independent

Amazon Deal in Utah Undermines Tax Rate Competition – Independent In 1992, the U.S. Supreme Court put the kibosh on the states collecting sales taxes from out-of-state sellers. The case, Quill Corp. v. North Dakota, was a windfall for fledgling e-commerce vendors, Amazon.com was still only a gleam in Jeff Bezos’s eye, but brick-and-mortar retailers never got over it. Nor

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WSGR Entrepreneurs Report – Private Company Financing Trends (2016 Q4)

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati (WSGR) presents the latest edition of The Entrepreneurs Report. In this issue, they have compiled a range of data on venture financing transactions in which the firm was involved in Q4 2016, with the objective of identifying relevant trends in activity and valuation levels for the U.S. venture capital industry in general. In addition, they

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Swedish Tax Rules Cost Tech Unicorn Key Executives – Bloomberg

Swedish Tax Rules Cost Tech Unicorn Key Executives – Bloomberg Payments startup Klarna, one of Europe’s few unicorns, is losing senior executives because of Sweden’s tax on stock options issued by employers, which can be as high as 67%. Sweden’s tech startups have protested the law that imposes the heavy taxes. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-04-11/lack-of-lucrative-stock-options-causes-exits-at-swedish-startup About Us We are the Trusted Source For

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