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Job Creators Network and The Latino Coalition Partner to Help Educate Latino Entrepreneurs

Job Creators Network and The Latino Coalition Partner to Help Educate Latino Entrepreneurs

Leading Latino-owned small businesses advocacy group joins forces with JCN CEOs

The chief executives of Job Creators Network announced a new educational partnership with The Latino Coalition in an effort to “promote social, economic and business success for Latinos.”

“Latinos in the United States work hard to advance in the social and economic world,” The Latino Coalition (TLC) Chairman Hector…

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EY Global IPO Trends Report (Q2 2014)

EY Global IPO Trends Report (Q2 2014)

1. EY Global IPO Trends (Q2-2014)

Global IPO markets show strength and increased stability
After a bumper start to the year with the strongest first quarter since 2011, global IPO activity continued to climb in the second quarter. Deal volume and proceeds reached the midpoint of the year at levels more than 60% higher than at the same time 12 months ago, with expectation of more to come in the second half of 2014.

Stock indices…

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Google Co-Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin Discuss Google and Entrepreneurship Today with Vinod Khosla

Google Co-Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin Discuss Google and Entrepreneurship Today with Vinod Khosla

Host: Vinod Khosla – Khosla Ventures
Speakers: Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Co-founders of Google

Topic of discussion
Larry and Sergey discuss opportunity to sell Google in 1997, with Vinod Khosla, the Venture Capitalist who tried to persuade his team to acquire Google for $1.5 million. These two creative disrupters discuss their aspirations of making the world a better place.

SOURCE: Khosla…

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Understanding Depreciation and Taxes for Entrepreneurs - Pizza Shop Example

Understanding Depreciation and Taxes for Entrepreneurs – Pizza Shop Example

Note: If you want to be an entrepreneur in the USA, you need to know this stuff “cold” and be able to have a sound and reasonable opinion on it.

In recent weeks the US House of Representatives are working on a bill that will permanently extend what is called “bonus depreciation,” or 50 percent expensing. 50 percent expensing was one of the over 50 “extender” tax provisions that expired at the end…

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How Johnson & Johnson Uses Social Media To Turn Influencers into Talkers and Customers

How Johnson & Johnson Uses Social Media To Turn Influencers into Talkers and Customers

According to our friends at WordOfMouth, sometimes the best way to reach your customers is to get to know the people who are already talking to them. That’s why Johnson & Johnson’s Director of Corporate Communications for Social Media, Devon Eyer, says they’re using social media to develop relationships with “mom bloggers” and other influencers.

In her presentation at SocialMedia.org’s…

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Entrepreneur with Potato Salad on Kickstarter Faces a $21,000 Tax Bill

Entrepreneur with Potato Salad on Kickstarter Faces a $21,000 Tax Bill

As of 2:30 PM on July 9, 2014, Zack Danger Brown has amassed over $70,000 in pledges from donors using Kickstarter to make potato salad. Nearly 5,000 backers from across the world have chosen Brown’s potato salad project, and tens of thousands of dollars will be dished to Brown on August 2. But once these funds are given to Brown, they will constitute income that might mean a sizeable tax bill…

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Intel Capital Expands in Russia with New Investment Director

Intel Capital Expands in Russia with New Investment Director

Intel Capital, Intel Corporation’s global investment and M&A organization, has announced the appointment of Kirill Cehoval as Director for Russia and CIS.

Kirill Cehoval will work alongside Maxim Krasnykh, Intel Capital Director for Russia and CIS, to source new investment opportunities and manage portfolios in the region.

Before joining Intel, Kirill served as Vice-President at Altera Capital, a…

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Jul 8

Social Venture Partners Seeks Los Angeles Nonprofits for the Social Innovation Fast Pitch Program

Social Venture Partners Seeks Los Angeles Nonprofits for the Social Innovation Fast Pitch Program

Social Venture Partners seeks Los Angeles-area Nonprofits for the 2014 Social Innovation Fast Pitch program. Apply by July 9 for your chance to participate.

Modeled on venture capital funding competitions, Fast Pitch helps organizations define their impact, powerfully communicate their vision, and raise more funds as a result.

In an effort to support social entrepreneurs tackling some of this…

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Jul 7

AlwaysOn - Top 10 Internet Trends Creating the Biggest Business Opportunities For Entrepreneurs

AlwaysOn – Top 10 Internet Trends Creating the Biggest Business Opportunities For Entrepreneurs

Our friends at the AlwaysOn Network prepared a list of the top 10 Internet trends creating the biggest business opportunities for entrepreneurs in the next 5 years. This great information and more will be presented and debated at their AlwaysOn annual Silicon Valley Innovation Summit on July 29th and 30th at the Computer History in Mountain View.

AlwaysOn’s Silicon Valley Innovation Summit…

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Harvard Business School Study - Venture Capitalists and Collabration to Exits

Harvard Business School Study – Venture Capitalists and Collabration to Exits

The more affinity there is between two Venture Capitalists investing in a firm, the less likely the firm will succeed, according to research by Harvard Business School researchers Paul Gompers, Yuhai Xuan and Vladimir Mukharlyamov.

In venture capital, friendship can be expensive. Using the VC industry as a testing ground, the authors seek to answer two questions about collaboration: What personal…

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