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Masayoshi Son: Great Business Visionary, or Deluded Dreamer?

He’s won, lost, then won a fortune again. Now he has amassed the gigantic ‘Vision Fund’ from which to spread investment around the world’s...
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Statement on Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi)

WASHINGTON, October 12, 2017 ‒ The Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) donor countries today issued the following statement: It is with great pleasure that we officially launch...

Rural areas, too long seen as poverty traps, key to economic growth in developing...

But sweeping transformations needed to unlock their potential to help feed and employ a younger, more crowded planet - new report 9 October 2017, Rome -...
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Paul Allen – The Forgotten Man Of Microsoft

When two school friends set up their own software business, one of them didn’t expect it to become one of the most successful companies...
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ICC & WTO Launch Small Business Champions initiative

A joint effort to facilitate participation by smaller companies in international trade was launched today by the Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO),...
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Hello Blackberry Way! Canada’s Tech Giant Is Making A Comeback

For years the BlackBerry was the ultimate business mobile, but a decision to pull away from making phones as the business was left in...
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G7 Meeting of Ministers of Labour and Employment focuses on the future of work

ILO head calls on global community to ensure "that the great transformations underway in the world of work are shaped to create the decent...
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MONARCH LATEST: Where did it all go wrong?

Private equity firm which owned the popular airline says the total cost of its collapse will take years to calculate as it stares into...
Liliane Bettencourt

World’s richest woman dies

Obituary: Liliane Bettencourt: 1922 - 2017 Controversy and questionable politics were never far away to divert attention from some remarkable skill at leading an industry...
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World Bank Study: Entrepreneur Training Focused on Mindset Proves More Effective Than Traditional Business...

WASHINGTON, September 22, 2017–New World Bank study, jointly released with the National University of Singapore Business School, and Leuphana University today reveals that psychology-based...