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Here's How B2C Companies Can Break Into B2B Markets

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:16:00 -0400

Now is a great time for B2C companies to expand into the growing B2B marketplace, but success will depend on how well you understand the differences between these two market segments.

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China's AliPay, UnionPay & WeChat Pay Join LATAM Fintech's Digital-Payments Platform Revolution

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:56:00 -0400

dLocal, a cross-border payments specialist for emerging markets with a San Francisco and Tel Aviv presence, has integrated China’s major digital payments providers - AliPay, UnionPay and WeChat Pay - onto its platform in a move said to enable global merchants to reach 300 million Chinese consumers.

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New Tagline Is A Modern Expression Of The GE Appliances Brand

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:16:00 -0400

What does a former cosmetics marketing executive have in common with an iconic appliance brand? A lot.

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Are Our Rights As Citizens In Danger Of Going The Way Of The Dodo Bird?

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:12:00 -0400

As Andrew Sullivan wrote in an excellent oped for New York magazine: “In terms of our liberal democracy and constitutional order, Trump is an extinction-level event.” Let's just hope we are not too late in figuring this out. Cartoon by Ed Hall.

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S.O.S. Time For CEOs: Why Are Some Allowed To Stay And Others Forced To Go?

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:21:00 -0400

While the Uber story continues to play out, it’s interesting to contrast it with another controversial example: the United Airlines alleged abuse of a passenger.

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Dear Jeff Bezos: Philanthropy For The 'Right Now' Is Not Good Enough

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:39:00 -0400

Philanthropy that addresses short-term needs doesn't go far enough, as it does little to change the underlying conditions that cause social problems to persist, decade after decade.

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Can Technology Re-Humanize Sales For Startups And Small Businesses?

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:24:00 -0400

People like to buy from people. They appreciate human interaction. They recognize when a salesperson has gone to the effort of doing her homework and building a relationship rather than just cramming another automated drip email into their inbox.

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Social Entrepreneurs' Dilemma: Convincing Investors They're Not Too Risky

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:23:00 -0400

A recent report underscores something that keeps cropping up in the world of social enterprise: Early-stage companies have a hard time finding impact investors, who regard many such startups as posing an unacceptable level of risk.

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Hundreds Of Entrepreneurs Head To Bentonville, Ark., For Walmart's Open Call For U.S. Manufacturers

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:20:00 -0400

Hundreds of entrepreneurs head to Bentonville, Ark., next week for Walmart's open call day for American manufacturing. Forbes will be there, too, to tell their stories.

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Why Green Finance Is A House Of Cards, And How To Fix It

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:00:00 -0400

For some time, the flavor of the day has been “green.” Indeed, companies around the world are scrambling to go green. With investors favoring green, and investment flows being earmarked as green, an obvious question arises: “How does an investment qualify for the coveted green designation?”

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Lessons in Leadership: Communication Rhythm and Accountability

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:56:00 -0400

Effective team communication rhythm is a catalyst for smooth workflow, which helps businesses please the client faster. And we all know a happy client means a stronger business, and ultimately a stronger bottom line.

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Cristiano Ronaldo Won't Pay Disputed Taxes, Why You Should Say Yes

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:53:00 -0400

Soccer star Ronaldo faces criminal charges in an alleged $16M tax case. Why he should pay even as he disputes the charges, and how to decide about payment in simpler tax cases.

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How Chris Burkard Built A Creative Company Based On His Photography

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:52:00 -0400

Chris Burkard is not your average creative entrepreneur. The 31-year-old who is known for his epic surfing photographs, often in the coldest corners of the world, has a massive Instagram following of nearly 3 million, but still argues that he is a hustler.

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How This Entrepreneur Cracked The Pension Sector And Got The Fintech World Buzzing

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:21:00 -0400

The frustrating ordeal of trying to change pension provider spurred this investment banker into action to launch her own business, PensionBee

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Student Loan Complaints Skyrocket 325%

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:02:00 -0400

If you're having issues with your student loans, you're certainly not alone, according to a new report from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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Three Common Issues In Broken Attribution Models (And How To Overcome Them)

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:00:00 -0400

By properly tagging your campaigns, understanding your attribution gaps and measuring external factors, you can ensure greater accuracy and insights from your model.

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Rubrik Releases Alta, Goes After $48 Billion TAM

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 06:59:00 -0400

Rubrik has added a whole bunch of functionality in its latest 4.0 release, codenamed Alta.

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What It Takes To Make It To Demo Day At One Of Hong Kong's Top Accelerator Programs

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 05:31:00 -0400

Hong Kong accelerator Betatron boasts its very first Silicon Valley-esq demo day

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Veterans Of All Ages Offered Free Dental Care On Day of Service

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 01:19:00 -0400

More than 450 Aspen Dental practices will provide free dental care for thousands of U.S. veterans. "We expect this to be the largest single-day oral health initiative focused on veterans,” said Dr. Melissa Thompson, a Massachusetts National Guard veteran and Aspen Dental practice owner.

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This Company Is Cashing In On India's E-Commerce Boom

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:37:00 -0400

Just four years in the business, CashKaro has caught the eye of big investors and is now India’s largest cashback site with 1.5 million customers, working with 1,500 online retailers.

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No Poor Need Apply: Four Reasons Why President Trump Is Wrong

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 22:03:00 -0400

President Trump: “And I love all people, rich or poor, but in those particular positions, I just don’t want a poor person. Does that makes sense? Does that make sense?” No, Mr. President, I'm afraid it doesn't. And here's why...

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How Do You Offset 6 Million Tonnes of Carbon? One At A Time

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Individuals looking to offset their carbon impact haven't had many transparent, easy to use ways to do it--until now.

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How You Can Make Serious Money By Learning To Code On Vacation

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:29:00 -0400

This entrepreneur — a disrupter in the tech space —is creating a new kind of travel experience that aims to help you get a job.

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Two Bottlenecks To Business Growth: Owners And Management

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Owners often run into two bottlenecks that prevent them from exiting their businesses: themselves and their management teams. This post explains how owners and their management teams prevent businesses from growing in value, and provides solutions to overcoming these common bottlenecks.

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Evidence That Cakes, Chocolate And Coffee Descend From Japan

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:00:00 -0400

Taipei merchants may call Western foods Japanese to lure customers, but their claims bear more than a morsel of historic truth.

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Over 1000 Uber Employees Have 'Demanded' Travis Kalanick's Return In Letter To Board

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:30:00 -0400

More than a thousand current Uber employees have reportedly signed a letter to the startup's board of directors, appealing for former-CEO Travis Kalanick to be brought back "in an operational role."

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Investors Doubt George Clooney's Tequila Is Worth $1 Billion

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:09:00 -0400

Companies have been willing to pay high prices for spirits brands of high perceived quality, but in this case, analysts caution that Diageo could end up getting burned by its optimism.

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Lonzo Ball's Biggest NBA Draft Day Challenge Is His Dad, LaVar

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:02:00 -0400

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver predicted last month that LaVar Bell would “settle down” once his son officially joins the league. But the odds of Lonzo’s dad shifting from screwy to sanity is about as likely as Donald Trump’s transition into a normal-ish president. Cartoon by Rob Tornoe.

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3 Climate-tackling Social Entrepreneurs Recycling Carbon Emissions In Our Air

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:02:00 -0400

Pulling out of the Paris Climate Agreement is a clear signal that we need solutions that can adapt to increasing emissions. Read about 3 social entrepreneurs who may have a solution.

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Why The Street Should Fear The Senate Healthcare Bill

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:47:00 -0400

It's going to be a long, hot summer for healthcare reform, and as the details of this hastily assembled bill are hammered out and begin to sink in, it's likely to cause the kind of uncertainty for businesses and investors that both abhor.

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