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Americans and Cybersecurity – Pew Internet

Americans and Cybersecurity – Pew Internet Many Americans do not trust modern institutions to protect their personal data, even as they frequently neglect cybersecurity best practices in their own personal lives. Data security is a personal issue for many Americans: The survey finds that a majority of the public has noticed or been notified of a major data breach impacting

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How Entrepreneurs and Low Taxes Create Economic Growth

Entrepreneurs + Risk Capital + Low Taxes = Economic Growth For nearly every entrepreneur, access to private equity capital, or risk capital, is a key ingredient to successful business growth. For a business to grow it needs to be nurtured in an environment that supports entrepreneurial capitalism. “Capital is like oil; it’s stored energy. It’s the fruits of someone else’s

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2016 Was An Excellent Year for Angel Investor Celebrating Exits – Angel Capital

2016 Was An Excellent Year for Angel Investor Celebrating Exits – Angel Capital For many ACA members, 2016 was a great year with the presents of portfolio company acquisitions not just for the holidays, but all year long. Join the celebration by seeing an incomplete list of 60 exits last year. Some organizations had multiple exits in 2016. FundersClub had

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How Does Terrorism Affect Global Trade – Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

How Does Terrorism Affect Global Trade – Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis To get international attention, terrorists often target tourism, transportation or foreign-owned businesses, affecting a nation’s exports and imports. Among businesses, the manufacturing sector suffers the most from terrorism, economists have found, with high-skilled production harmed more than low-skilled production. https://www.stlouisfed.org/on-the-economy/2016/december/how-terrorism-affect-trade 2016 Was An Excellent Year for Angel

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Wal-Mart Launches Tech Incubator in Silicon Valley – Bloomberg

Wal-Mart Launches Tech Incubator in Silicon Valley – Bloomberg Wal-Mart is creating an independent venture called Store No. 8 to form partnerships with retail startups, business founders and venture capitalists. The entity, which will be based in Silicon Valley, will focus on startups working on artificial intelligence, robots, and virtual and augmented reality. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-03-20/wal-mart-unveils-store-no-8-tech-incubator-in-silicon-valley About Us We are the Trusted

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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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