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Tablet heaven

I used to use a laptop for all my browsing and writing but when I started to get the CRPS symptoms, it became too uncomfortable to have on my lap and so when I received some money for my injury I looked at getting a tablet. 303 more words

Xoom Acquires Money Transfer Customers Offline

The CEO of money remittance company, Xoom, spoke at the Barclays Emerging Payments Forum this week.

They enable consumers to send money digitally from the U.S. 312 more words

P2P/Remittance

Why we invested in Remitly's $12.5m fundraise

We today announced a $12.5m round for Remitly, which will let them accelerate growth and expand their remittance corridors. DFJ’s Bill Bryant led the round and we participated to help the European expansion, it was coincidence that Steve and the rest of DN Capital’s Palo Alto team share an office with DFJ! 217 more words

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The Argentine Peso

Argentina is an intoxicating country with vibrant landscapes, beautiful people, and great wine. The Argentine Peso on the other hand is not so sexy. It’s bloated, unreliable, and manipulative. 542 more words

Travel

Wait, what is a comfort-zone again?

I am here!

Living. In. Buenos. Aires.

I don’t think I have ever in my life been more outside my comfort-zone. Moving from tiny Ashland and small Loveland, to Buenos Aires (the 10th largest city in the world with 13 million inhabitants) is quite the change. 1,096 more words

The Grand Adventure

Track TOP Quality Motorola XOOM Venture Case with Bluetooth

Storage is usually a subsequent costliest Xoom component-yet again mirroring an iPad, tallied all through $80.40, or 22.three percent of your sum BOM, compared with $67.80 for your homogeneous 32GB indication in a very iPad. 238 more words

6~12

From Cairo to Buenos Aires - super duper uber reverse culture shock.

It’s hard to explain just how shocking culture shock can be, but Buenos Aires is the un-Cairo. Argentina is full of booze, pork, visible skin, and the people dance in the street until very, very early in the morning. 762 more words

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