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Startups are sexy. Founding one is not.

This post was originally published by McGraw Hill Business. 

In starting a tech platform for launching consumer products, I told my co-founder, “I cannot promise you fame or fortune, but I can guarantee that this company will take us to interesting places.”  Given that we both grew up on the wrong side of the tracks, this claim was no idle statement. 1,328 more words

Entrepreneurs

Mayoría mundial exige independencia para Puerto Rico

Una derrota para Washington que insiste en que Puerto Rico es un asunto “interno” de Estados Unidos. Quedó claro el amplio rechazo internacional a la dictadura de la Junta de Control impuesta por EEUU para regir a Puerto Rico y se denunció la persecución contra independentistas y se escucharon reclamos por la libertad de las puertorriqueñas encarceladas Ana Belén Montes y Nina Droz Franco. 999 more words

US

Network-Sensitive Financial Regulation

Shocks to only part of the financial system, such as the collapse of the subprime mortgage market in 2007, can spread and intensify through the complex interconnections among financial and non-financial institutions to become systemic threats. 970 more words

Finance & Economics