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Export & Investment Promotion: The Best Kept Secrets?

December 28, 2015
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Last week, while crossing the border between Canada and New York at Buffalo, the immigration inspector asked me what business I was in.  I told him that among other things our firm, EDI, represents the trade and investment promotion interests of a number of US states in the […]

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THE OTHER VALLEY OF DEATH

September 7, 2015
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Everyone involved in the development of companies from their early stages to mature is familiar with the term “Valley of Death.”

Traditionally, the road between a discovery generated from basic research to a commercial product or process is long and, according to some, rife with significant roadblocks.  Innovators […]

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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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