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Miami Emerges As A Hub For Latin American Startups

In May, Miami hosted a startup conference that featured the Miami-born superstar Pitbull, venture investor Steve Case, former AOL CEO, and Imogen Heap, a classically trained English singer-songwriter with a blockchain venture. More than 16,000 people from 40 countries came, business executives, investors and entrepreneurs. It was the latest attempt — and a successful one, […]

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The Toyota Camry Of Cybersecurity: Israeli Soldier Built A Hot-Shot Startup On A Foundational Idea

When ambition knocks on the door, an entrepreneur has to answer it. In the case of Dean Sysman, a young Israeli who is CEO of a hot-shot firm called Axonius, the door-knock came on a client visit. He was CTO of an already successful cybersecurity startup, Cymmetria. But as he was installing Cymmetria’s sophisticated security solution at a […]

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A Pakistani Entrepreneur’s Insight Led To An Untapped Market Of 780 Million

Up against some tough circumstances, Tawakkal, a young entrepreneur in Islamabad, Pakistan, runs a thriving carpentry business. He employs three full-time people, he says, and makes between $200 and $1,000 a month. In a country where the annual income per capita is $1,500, that’s great. His accomplishment is even more remarkable because he can’t read […]