Category Archives: Special Issues

WalletHub – Best and Worst Small Cities For Entrepreneurs to Launch a New Business (2018)

Here is a great study of entrepreneurial capitalism across the United States Personal finance website WalletHub analyzed data of more than 1,200 small-sized cities using 18 metrics, from investor access to labor costs, to determine this year’s best and worst small cities to grow a business. Here are the top 20 small cities in which to start a business: 1.

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SC Johnson Donates Product to Brazil to Help Prevent Zika Virus

SC Johnson Helps Brazilian Families With Donation of 100,000 Units of Personal Insect Repellent Product Donation Supports Yellow Fever Prevention Efforts in Brazil SC Johnson announced it has donated 100,000 units of OFF!® personal insect repellent geared towards helping Brazilian families protect against the Aedes aegypti mosquito that may transmit diseases such as dengue, Zika, chikungunya and yellow fever. With

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MoFo – New California Subscription Laws For July 2018

Amended California Law Expands Requirements for Consumer Subscriptions Subscription and other automatic renewal offers are heavily regulated at both the federal and state levels. A recent amendment to California’s law provides a good opportunity for businesses to review their practices. As of July 1, 2018, the obligations under California law will expand in two ways that may require businesses to

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Bois Capital – Telco Software Mergers and Acquisitions Report (2015-2017)

Telco Software M&A Market – Sector Trends and Valuation Analysis (2015 – 2017) Market activity has perceptibly picked up over the last three years with transaction volumes increasing by almost 48% from 48 in 2015 to 71 in 2017. This is representative of a trend towards increasing consolidation by leading service providers, hardware manufacturers and technology players. While valuations shift

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MoFo Tax Alert – President Trump Signs Tax Reform Bill

On December 20, 2017, both the House and the Senate passed H.R. 1 (the “Bill”), which President Trump signed December 22, 2017. The Bill dramatically alters the U.S. approach to domestic and international taxation. It represents the results of a conference agreement between the House and Senate reconciling the version passed by the House on November 16, 2017, and the

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How Private Enterprise is Helping Texas Recover from Hurricane Harvey

The Private Sector Is Coming to Texas’s Rescue In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, the private sector in Texas and Louisiana is getting slammed with lots of criticism for price-gouging, being greedy, and focusing only on profits. But there’s a flip-side to that story that includes many counter-examples of private sector businesses and private voluntary organizations ignoring profits and demonstrating

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US Department of Commerce Paper – Approach for Advancing Growth of Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) – in which connected devices are proliferating at an unprecedented rate – is a technological development that is transforming the way we live and do business. IoT continues the decades-long trend of increasing connectivity among devices and the Internet, bringing online everything from refrigerators to automobiles to factory inventory systems. At the same time, IoT

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Carlos Pereira Creator of Livox – Wins Social Entrepreneur Award in Brazil (2016)

Carlos Pereira, the creator of Livox, was the winner of the 12th Edition of the Social Entrepreneur Award 2016. The competition is the largest of its kind in Latin American, and is a partnership between Folha and the Schwab Foundation, a sister entity to the World Economic Forum. Livox is an application that allows for communication by people with deficiencies

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