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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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Brookings Report – Startup Accelerator Programs in the United States

Richard Florida writing for CityLab.com asks, “How Do Startup Accelerators Help Cities?” and since accelerators are growing rapidly across the U.S., “But does that mean governments should get involved?” Cities have long sought to bolster their innovative and entrepreneurial capacities. In an effort to spur startup activity, many U.S. urban areas have developed tech centers and innovation districts, lured venture

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Doing Business in Brazil – Understanding The Retail Sector in the Digital Age

Even as political turmoil, the Zika virus, and the Summer Olympics make headlines, Brazil still stands as one of the world’s largest economies, and one of the most important trading partners for the United States. In our capacity with the U.S. Commercial Service, we recently attended the sixth annual Brazilian Retail Week, held June 27-30 in São Paulo. We had

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Latin American Venture Capital Association Launches News Platform

In partnership with Telefonica Open Future_ the Latin American Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (LAVCA) launches a News Platform that covers breaking deals, investor perspectives, research, and other curated news from the Latin American venture ecosystem. Venture investors have deployed over US$2.1 billion in Latin America since 2011, increasing deal activity year-on-year, according to LAVCA’s Latin America Venture Capital

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