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Technology links U.S. and South African businesses

The IBM Innovation Hub in Johannesburg serves as an example of the growing ties between the United States and South Africa.
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5 tips for starting a business

When you're developing a new project or venture, it's important to consider a range of things, from timing to planning to hiring.
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‘Emprendedor’ just might be the word of the year in Latin...

Are you looking for tips on the changing business climate? Tune in to the YLAI Network on September 7 with Ambassador David Thorne and IBM's Deborah Magid.
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The 7 most tech-savvy countries in the world

Seven countries are getting the biggest bang for their buck in economic and digital innovation, according to a new survey.
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Failure can be good for your business

Nobody likes to fail. But when business leaders discuss their successes, they often start by talking about failure. Failure can be a good teacher.
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Entrepreneurship in the U.S.

In an average month in the U.S., 320 out of every 100,000 adults become new entrepreneurs, data shows. Meet a few to see how they did it.
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Changemakers shine at White House’s South by South Lawn

President Obama invited Leonardo DiCaprio, the CEO of an agricultural tech startup and musicians to the White House for SXSL, a festival of changemakers.

Tech entrepreneurs inspire a new generation of Ukrainians

From social apps that teach kids about compassion to initiatives that support IT educational infrastructure, Ukraine's technology sector is thriving.
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Her cameo with Obama and Zuckerberg makes a whole country proud...

Mariana Costa Checa of Laboratoria discussed her company in front of cameras with President Obama and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.