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Let My People Go Surfing – Yvon Chouinard Founder of Patagonia Inc

In his long-awaited memoir, Yvon Chouinard-legendary climber, businessman, environmentalist, and founder of Patagonia, Inc.-shares the persistence and courage that have gone into being head of one of the most respected and environmentally responsible companies on earth. From his youth as the son of a French Canadian handyman to the thrilling, ambitious climbing expeditions that inspired his innovative designs for the

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Mofo Report – BREXIT And the Impact on the Venture Capital Community

The process of Brexit and the implications for businesses will unfold over time. MoFo’s Brexit Task Force is coordinating Brexit-related legal analysis across all their offices and working with clients on their key concerns and issues. In the run-up to the Brexit vote, the negative impact on access to capital and access to the best start-up talent were two of

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USA Proposes New Immigration Rule to Welcome International Entrepreneurs

According to a recent study by the National Foundation for American Policy, a research group that focuses on immigration issues, more than half of American tech start-ups valued at $1 billion or more had at least one immigrant founder. The main immigration pathway for foreign workers with specialized skills, the H-1B visa program, has been plagued by controversy and abuses,

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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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