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Peter Thiel's nonprofit foundation opens applications for its '20 Under 20′ fellowship

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Entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist, Peter Thiel, announced today that his nonprofit foundation has started to accept new applications for next year’s class of the “20 Under 20” Thiel Fellowship. The German-born American entrepreneur, who co-founded PayPal with Max Levchin, said the world is suffering from a “tech innovation drought” and...
Peter Thiel's nonprofit foundation opens applications for its '20 Under 20′ fellowship

Google Convicted In France For Offering Free Maps

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The French are kicking Google (NSDQ: GOOG) again. This time, in a strange ruling, Paris’ commercial court has found the company is anti-competitive because it offers Google Maps for free. The case was brought by French online mapping firm Bottin Cartographes, which charges for its maps. Google is ordered...
Google Convicted In France For Offering Free Maps
An American Entrepreneur Looks For a New Way To Reach the Hearts of Chinese Consumers: Through Their Stomachs

New York opens its arms and Rolodex to Latin American entrepreneurs

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New York City will soon welcome a delegation of Latin American entrepreneurs, the city’s Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has announced. Called ‘LatAm to NYC,’ the program is part of a larger initiative aimed at attracting foreign businesses, known as ‘World to NYC.’ During the three-day event, which will take...
New York opens its arms and Rolodex to Latin American entrepreneurs

Seth Godin on The Icarus Deception, risk-taking and why it's better to be sorry than safe [Video]

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As the founder of  one of the earliest online marketing companies, creator of Squidoo, and author of multiple best-selling books, American entrepreneur Seth Godin needs little introduction. Godin launched Yoyodyne way back in 1995, a company which used contests, online games, and scavenger hunts to help market companies, with the...
Seth Godin on The Icarus Deception, risk-taking and why it's better to be sorry than safe [Video]
World's first color film footage discovered in England
Tim Cook to sit next to Michelle Obama at the State of the Union, Apple likely to get mentioned
World's first space tourist sets his sights on Mars

Insurance club Pitzi starts expanding across Brazil, aims to reach one in three smartphone owners

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Mobile device insurance club Pitzi is expanding into four additional Brazilian states, the São Paulo-based startup announced today. As you may remember, Pitzi launched at the beginning of the year, and was nominated in the Best User Experience category at TNW Brazil Startup Awards. According to its founder, American entrepreneur...
Insurance club Pitzi starts expanding across Brazil, aims to reach one in three smartphone owners

Giant iPhone unveiled in Russia as a memorial for Steve Jobs

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An interactive memorial based on the design of an iPhone 5 has been setup in St. Petersburg today in order to remember Apple co-founder and technology visionary Steve Jobs. The black monument, which appears to be a bit larger than the average person, has a bright display on the front...
Giant iPhone unveiled in Russia as a memorial for Steve Jobs

There is Now a Reality Show to Find the Next Big Tech Entrepreneur

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This man certainly looks qualified and capable of finding the next great American entrepreneur. (Photo: Deadline) It’s the news no one in tech has been waiting for with bated breath. Hot on the heels of the announcement that Bravo’s Silicon Valley Start-ups will debut Monday, November 5th during primetime, a new tech...
There is Now a Reality Show to Find the Next Big Tech Entrepreneur

VC firm Flybridge expands its footprint in Brazil and hires Pitzi’s CEO as an advisor

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Flybridge Capital Partners has hired Sao Paulo-based American entrepreneur Daniel Hatkoff as an advisor, the early stage VC firm announced today. As you may remember, Hatkoff is the founder of Pitzi, an insurance club for mobile phones. Before starting his own company, he served as a financial analyst with Warburg Pincus...
VC firm Flybridge expands its footprint in Brazil and hires Pitzi’s CEO as an advisor

Golden Gate Ventures's Vinnie Lauria on nurturing talent from Southeast Asia's startup scene

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Vinnie Lauria knows a thing or two about startups and, most importantly, exits. The American entrepreneur has brought his knowledge, skills, experience (not to mention financial backing) to Asia in the form of Golden Gate Ventures, an accelerator and seed investment firm that aims to “bridge Silicon Valley and Asia”....
Golden Gate Ventures's Vinnie Lauria on nurturing talent from Southeast Asia's startup scene
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