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Hey, That's Mine! Give It Back! The Fallacy Of The International Clone

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Editor’s note: Lee Jacobs is founder of Colingo- An English learning service focused on Brazil.  Sometimes his alter ego Mr. Lee gives English lessons on Youtube, check out a recent one on “drinking words” here. I have spent a lot of time in Brazil, working on my startup Colingo, about a month ago I was in Sao...
Hey, That's Mine! Give It Back! The Fallacy Of The International Clone
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Andres Barreto to startups: "Don't let Latin American VCs lead your round"

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Colombian entrepreneur Andres Barreto was one of the guest speakers at Start-Up Chile’s SUPWeek, a one-week entrepreneurship event series that took place in Santiago, Chile. The goal of his workshop was to share valuable and very frank advice with the program’s alumni. While Barreto is still young, he has plenty...
Andres Barreto to startups: "Don't let Latin American VCs lead your round"
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Coderise will teach kids how to code in developing nations, starting with Colombia

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A group of Latin American entrepreneurs and startup engineers have joined forces to launch Coderise, a non-profit that empowers kids in developing nations by teaching them how to code. If its Indiegogo fundraising campaign is successful, the initiative’s first stop will be Latin America. As a matter of fact, the...
Coderise will teach kids how to code in developing nations, starting with Colombia

Startup Accelerator FounderFuel Raises $6M, Puts Another $150K On The Table For Each Team

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It’s time for American entrepreneurs to start giving their Northern neighbors some credit. Canada is serious about building out quality entrepreneurial ecosystems in its major cities, and Vancouver, Toronto, and Montreal are leading the way. As for Quebec’s largest city, FounderFuel launched its startup accelerator last year, joining Year One...
Startup Accelerator FounderFuel Raises $6M, Puts Another $150K On The Table For Each Team

Emprego Ligado secures funding from Fortify.vc and others to expand its SMS-based job board across Brazil

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SMS-based job board Emprego Ligado has closed an investment round from 500 Startups, Initial Capital, Rising Venture, Fortify.vc and anonymous angel investors, Brazilian newpaper Valor Econômico reports. Last September, the startup had disclosed it had secured investment from several firms, but Fortify.vc wasn’t mentioned at the time. Our understanding is...
Emprego Ligado secures funding from Fortify.vc and others to expand its SMS-based job board across Brazil

Unleashing the Crocodile: What Alibaba's Jack Ma Can Teach American Entrepreneurs

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At the start of the new film “Crocodile in the Yangtze”, Alibaba founder Jack Ma comes onto an enormous stage in a packed stadium dressed in outlandish drag and sings “Can You Feel the Love Tonight?” to 16,000 cheering fans. It turns out, however, that the fans are all Alibaba...
Unleashing the Crocodile: What Alibaba's Jack Ma Can Teach American Entrepreneurs
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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

Tears, Tantrums & Tech episode 7: Operation USA [Video]

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In part seven of our video series following three startups taking part in the Springboard accelerator at Google Campus in London, we find out how Belgian team Kicktable got on when they visited New York recently. What did they learn from the approach in the US? Meanwhile, what can US teams learn...
Tears, Tantrums & Tech episode 7: Operation USA [Video]

10 Million Jobs in 10 Years

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Image copyright Constantine Pankin We Americans are at our best when we have faith in our ability to reinvent our future. From our founding days to now, we have been a nation of revolutionary wanderers, immigrants to a new land, filled with the wanderlust of what is possible if we...
10 Million Jobs in 10 Years

Mejorando.la Conference will land in Mexico to discuss the future of web design

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It is still time to register for the latest edition of Mejorando.la Conference, which will take place in Mexico City on February 24th and 25th. As you may remember, Mejorando.la is one of our favorite Latin American podcasts. Co-hosted by Freddy Vega and Christian van der Henst, it focuses on spreading the word about...
Mejorando.la Conference will land in Mexico to discuss the future of web design

Dollar Shave Club is a great idea. It already was when RazWar launched it 3 years ago.

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A f***cking great video that was bound to go viral. A project hatched at Science, a recently launched business incubator / accelerator run by well-known American entrepreneurs such as Mike Jones and Peter Pham. A million dollars in seed funding from top investors such as Kleiner Perkins, Andreesen Horowitz and...
Dollar Shave Club is a great idea. It already was when RazWar launched it 3 years ago.
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Keen On... Dan Wagner: Why American Entrepreneurs Are "Slightly Parochial" [TCTV]

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While the eyes of the world are focused on the global competition in London at the moment, it’s still quite rare to hear of English start-up entrepreneurs able to successfully compete globally with the Yanks. But one London based entrepreneur who might buck this trend is Dan Wagner, the...
Keen On... Dan Wagner: Why American Entrepreneurs Are "Slightly Parochial" [TCTV]

Mark Cuban thinks "dumbass patents are crushing small businesses"

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Mark Cuban is never one to shy away from his beliefs. Now, to show his disdain for patents, he’s created a newly-endowed chair at digital rights organization The Electronic Frontier Foundation called “The Mark Cuban Chair to Eliminate Stupid Patents.” Cuban donated $250,000 to the EFF so it could hire Julie Samuels, EFF’s...
Mark Cuban thinks "dumbass patents are crushing small businesses"
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