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Boca Raton leads South Florida in Venture Capital

Venture capital investments in the three counties of South Florida surged to $300 million in 2013, led by Boca Raton with $120 million. Those figures More...

South Africa education gets e-learning digital makeover

Sean Robson at BBC News takes a look at how some publishers are trying to reach young audiences in South Africa through digital content and other e-learning initiatives More...

The Higher ED Blog: How would your community like $500,000,000?

If you haven’t yet considered backpacker tourism as a potential tool for economic development, maybe it’s time. The province of Victoria, Australia published in their More...

U.S. Ambassador to Singapore Highlights Opportunities in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia is a thriving market with many opportunities for Palm Beach County companies, according to Kirk Wagar, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Singapore.  More...

Foreign investment provides nearly 5 percent of jobs

Brazilians, Canadians and other foreign investors have been the prime buyers of new condominiums in South Florida in recent years. But foreign investors also are More...

From crisis to success: how Greeks won because they had ‘nothing to lose’

Ivana Kottasova writes in CNN’s The Business View about Greek businesses which have thrived throughout the Greek recession in 2008. Kottosova discusses the actions taken by More...

Africa is richer than you think

Obadias Ndaba at The Huffington Post takes a look at the challenges around finding accurate data on African economies and how this lack of clear data can create More...

The world’s poorest people live in these 5 countries

Eleanor Goldberg at The Huffington Post takes a look at a new study on poverty from the World Bank. The study found that two-thirds of the poorest More...

Bridging the digital divide in Rio de Janeiro

Recently I was invited to Pirai, Brazil, on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro to participate as a speaker at TEDx Pirai to talk about More...