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Scouting Technology? Follow the Crowd to Israel

January 27, 2015
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By any barometer last week was a banner week in Israel when measured by foreign direct investment inflows.

In just one seven day period, foreign purchases of Israeli tech companies included: Amazon’s purchase of Annapurna Labs for $370m; Connecticut’s Harman International Industries purchase of Red Bend […]

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Cars Are Not Out Of Fashion Quite Yet

January 1, 2015
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A December 9th report released by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials and the American Public Transit Association argues that $163 billion of investment is required annually for the next six years for road development and upgrades in the US to meet transportation needs.  Representatives […]

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Foreign Students – America’s Hidden Export

December 9, 2014
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A recent study by the NAFSA: Association of International Educators indicated that in the current academic year (2014-5), 41,446 international students are enrolled in colleges and universities in Pennsylvania alone.  The report posits that those students and their families spend $1.39 billion annually in the […]

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Scouting Technology – The New Strategy of Corporate Venture Capital

September 30, 2014
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Kyle Fugere of dunnhumby Ventures, a seed stage investment firm based in Boston, recently made some perceptive observations about the new strategic direction of corporate venture capital. In his words: “In a world of rapid innovation, corporations are inherently bad at adapting to change. Poor cross company communication […]

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