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The ‘PayPal Mafia’ formed in the early 2000s, and includes everyone from Elon Musk to the Yelp founders. Here’s where the original members have ended up.

Since working at PayPal in the early 2000s, these 23 entrepreneurs have all gone on to impact Silicon Valley and the startup world by founding companies and backing new ventures. Known for their entrepreneurial mindset and anti-establishment attitude, this elite group is known as the “PayPal Mafia.” Some are household…

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Ireland turns its ‘startups’ into the EU against Brexit (which does not arrive)

The old tobacco factory in Mullingar smoked Ireland and part of Europe for half a century. Owned by the Imperial Tobacco Group, a former British monopoly with Victorian airs, those ships were a hotbed of machines that made cigarettes and packaged them. Today the facilities are the headquarters of a…

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African fintech technology dominates Catalyst Fund’s startup cohort in 2019

African fintech has occupied a central place in the Catalyst Fund, an accelerator backed by JP Morgan Chase and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that provides advice and non-equity funds to emerging market emerging companies. The organization announced its start cohort in 2019 and three of the four financial companies,…

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What happens to a startup when its incubation process ends?

What alternatives do you have to keep growing when you need more time and financial oxygen to support the project? In its passage through Córdoba, the sustainable finance specialist Angélica Rotondaro explains what impact funds are and how they work. The founder of Alimi Impact Ventures, a Brazilian think tank…

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6 startups that are generating ingenious solutions with Blockchain

Renewable energy trade, remittance services, digital content protection, civil works management, and more. In recent times, various projects that apply Blockchain technology have begun to emerge on Chilean soil with the aim of building ingenious solutions in various industries. Among them, some are driving more sustainable markets or fighting plagiarism…

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Technology is the pending subject of the real estate sector

The Congress will present the association, the global environment, and Colombian starups such as Triwrii, LoQueNecesito, Cirii (Circle of Innovative Investors), Wasi, Licitud, Cotizen, Ardía, PVF and Gerpro. A survey of the world’s real estate industry leaders shows that, while there is awareness of the importance of technology in this…

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