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Free Trade: Will the US Fail to Act?

May 25, 2015
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The US Congress is currently debating two economic issues that are somewhat interrelated and critical to America’s remaining a world economic power, albeit if even at a somewhat lower level of influence than before 2008. The first is the debate over extending the mandate of the US […]

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“Kill Yourself for your Customer” – Lessons from Mort Mandel

May 14, 2015
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What is it that enables a $900 auto-parts business to grow into a $3 billion multinational electronics corporation? One 93 year old, self-made billionaire, entrepreneur and philanthropist knows the answer.

On Friday, 26 March, the EDI staff had a rare opportunity and privilege to meet privately […]

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Water in the GCC – A Blessing

May 12, 2015
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Perusing the booths at WETEX 2015, the Middle East region’s largest exhibition for the water, energy, and environmental technology industries held in Dubai 21-23 April, one could not help but feel that water is a topic on everyone’s minds.
Indeed, the exhibition showcased a variety […]

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Israeli Start-ups Had a Banner Year

March 16, 2015
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According to the Tel Aviv-based IVC Research Center, Israeli high-tech companies overall raised a record $3.4 billion of capital in 2014, of which $2.36 billion came from venture capital investors.  That compared to U.S. start-ups which attracted $48.3 billion in total […]

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