Posts Tagged ‘ Business/Entrepreneurship ’

Getting excited about free trade

Nov 1st, 2013 | By

      This is the thrilling thing about “Apps” on Mobile phones. Apps  and Web services are playing their part in opening up everybody-wins opportunities.   Dramatic and sometimes world-saving developments in areas such as water purification, medicine, transport, education and learning offer great promise – to mention a small sample from a long
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Why you should quit politics (And embark on a much more effective path to liberty)

Aug 9th, 2012 | By

GUEST ARTICLE By Kaleb Matson     The political process as a means to liberty has been about as effective as socialism as a means to prosperity. In this article I’m going to argue that if your goal is liberty, electoral politics is the last path you should consider. Then I will suggest a far
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May 28th, 2012 | By

An introductory list: Crowdfunding and finance  sources and resources – mostly for early stage and startup businesses, but often appropriate for smaller companies seeking finance to expand. Some include specific seed stage funding activity and connected areas [ Always do your own Due Diligence! ]: Kickstarter Symbid Sprouter Springwise Crowdcube (UK)
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NanoBriefing 6 February 2012

Feb 6th, 2012 | By

A few steps in the history of man’s progress. With an idea sure to seem like it’s from Ken Kesey’s “Magic Bus” the idea of a specialised bus kitted out to suit a specific trip (!) – we have the Startup Bus – sounds like new business fun >

NanoBriefing 17 January 2012

Jan 17th, 2012 | By

Good to read today ! Researchers working on watershed moment in water purification Impressive and potentially enormous new step in purifying water. Think developing communities and areas without good or reliable drinking water. ‘French Steve Jobs’ shakes up mobile phone market In France out-of-nowhere successful entrepreneurs who have become big players in key products or
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Coffee at a café in Chippenham, England

Nov 24th, 2011 | By
Chippenham - Cafe with view of shopping opportunities

The girl who reads is here.   The man who recommends something to everyone and usually, but not this morn, wears a jogging outfit is here.   The rather sour-faced server, who is when she summons it up jollier than that, is here.   Through the window I see the shops that are struggling, strung
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In reply to Travelodge (UK) guest survey 24 April 2011

Apr 24th, 2011 | By

In reply to Travelodge guest survey 24 April 2011 Very impressed by the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff at the Wymondley Travelodge…all of them. Dismayed at the submission to the fascist Health and Safety regime in the UK that means (or is your excuse perhaps??!!!) for not allowing access to the balconies at the
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Bribery crackdown profits lawyers & hurts business, The Oracle of Silicon Valley

May 17th, 2010 | By

Morning Reading, selected articles of interest from various publications. How Federal Crackdown on Bribery Hurts Business And Enriches Insiders – […] A former prosecutor, to be sure, does not work on the defense of the same case he had as a government lawyer. But there is nothing to stop prosecutors from ginning up cases
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Counterfeiting, Generation Y & Loyalty

Apr 28th, 2010 | By

Morning Reading, selected articles of interest from various publications. Outfoxing the Counterfeiters- The new $100 bill is the most sophisticated attempt yet to combat forgery. Since colonial times, the U.S. has engaged in a cat-and-mouse game with criminals and foreign governments eager to pass off brilliant fakes. […] Yet paper money flourished, thanks to
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X-Hotels™ launch – from the founders of 5 Star Raft Hotels™

Apr 2nd, 2010 | By

Re-printed from blog (April Fools 2010) An astonishingly timely hotel concept launches today with the opening of the first 7 hotels in the newborn X-Hotels™ chain. This infant in the worldwide hospitality scene is expected to grow fast – there will be 30 X-Hotels open within 6 months and brand-linked cafes and restaurants under the X-Presso™
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