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Silicon Valley gets inspiration from South America at Endeavor Uruguay

By Sergi Herrero December 23, 2011 1 comment
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While everybody looks at Silicon Valley as the mecca for innovation, local entrepreneurs and investors look at South America for inspiration.

  Endeavor is a non-profit organization that helps entrepreneurs from Latin America raise capital and expand their businesses. The last event took place in Uruguay, and featured 18 entrepreneurs with innovative businesses. While Silicon Valley is... > Read more

Using technology to fight against childhood obesity

By Marcus Burke December 16, 2011 0 comment
Keywords : BNP Paribas, Company, Sony
Fat Kid

As nearly one out of every three children in the United States suffers from obesity, Sony has created a device to help Americans fight this ongoing combat. Though knowing about the epidemic is half the battle, technology isn’t the solution to the other half.

Sony has created the IHT Spirit System that allows PE teachers to place heart monitors on its students during physical activity, keeping track of the child’s heart rate.  This device is later swiped over an NFC reader that stores the student... > Read more

Prospecting for Gold and Gems on the Sidewalks of New York City

By Sergi Herrero December 06, 2011 0 comment
Gold in New York

Crazy video of a guy who find gold in New York, via Laughing Squid

Crazy video of a guy who find gold in New York, via Laughing Squid http://dsc.discovery.com/videos/penn-teller-tell-a-lie-gold-mining-in-new-york-city.html > Read more

Challenger Type Sales Approach More Effective Than Building Relationships

By Ivory King December 05, 2011 2 comments
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A new book, The Challenger Sale, shows the value of a unique marketing strategy. The book encourages sales teams to be more like personal trainers than bartenders.

  With the wealth of customer connections that are available to brands thanks to social media, sales and marketing teams have been more focused on maintaining conversations with their base than ever before. But relationship building may not be the... > Read more

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