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AllplusGT Launches App That Remotely Disables Cellphone Apps

  Company develops app to control inappropriate cellphone use at work, at home and while driving. GUATEMALA CITY, GUATEMALA – AllplusGT announces the launch of ShutOffApp.com, an innovative app that enables users to control inappropriate use of smartphones by either family members or employees. “Our mission is to develop innovative apps for smartphone users,” says CEO Julio Montes. “We intend

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

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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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Walmart’s Open Call For Entrepreneurs – Bo Jackson Pitches To Get His Products in the Stores

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Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, sells as many as 142,000 different items in its largest Super-Center stores. Walmart has what’s known as their “Open Call” day where the company puts out an invitation to any and all vendors, in this case those who sell “Made in the USA” products, to come to Bentonville one day in June. Some 1,200 vendors

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Stanford GSB – Six Startup Lessons Every Founder Should Know

The entrepreneurs who launched Netflix, Instagram, and others explain what they learned on the way up. Stanford faculty, students, and alumni have founded more than 39,000 companies and nonprofits since the 1930s, ranging from tech giants like Hewlett-Packard and Cisco Systems to retailers like the Gap, and much newer nonprofits such as Noora Health and Embrace. How does Stanford foster

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National Venture Capital Association – Opinion on Tax Reform Bill And Entrepreneurship

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The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) issued the following statement after House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX), Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, unveiled the House Republican blueprint for tax reform. “The tax code impacts the entrepreneurial ecosystem in two major ways—one in which tax policy has been effective and second where reform is

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Venture Capitalist Pioneer David T. Morgenthaler Dies at 96

David T. Morgenthaler, a pioneer and icon of the American venture capital industry, died on Friday, June 17, 2016, in Cleveland, Ohio. He was 96 years old. Mr. Morgenthaler founded the firm Morgenthaler Ventures in 1968 at a time when few venture capital firms existed. As President and, later, Chairman of the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), he was instrumental

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Moose Toys Co-CEO Manny Stul Wins EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016

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Moose Toys, a leading global toy company, is pleased to announce that Chairman and Co-CEO Manny Stul was awarded the prestigious EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016. The announcement was made on June 11, 2016 at an awards ceremony held in Monaco’s Salle des Etoiles. Australian-based Stul was chosen from among the 55 country winners from 50 countries vying

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Investment Community Honors the Life of Venture Capital Legend Tom Perkins

Thomas Perkins, 84, has died. He was one of Silicon Valley’s pioneers, with a career spanning entrepreneurship, the management of major corporate activities and most importantly, venture capital. As a venture capital investor he played a key role in creating and financing the launches of some of the most interesting and innovative businesses in the world like Google, Amazon and

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Cognition Therapeutics Wins Prestigious Luis Villalobos Award (2016)

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At the recent Angel Capital Association (ACA) Summit, Dave Berkus presented this year’s Luis Villalobos Award for the most innovative ACA member portfolio company. The annual Angel Capital Association Summit is the world’s premier professional development event for angel investors. The winner, Cognition Therapeutics, is a pharmaceutical company that has invented a process that discovered a novel drug with the

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