SEC Removes Advertising Prohibitions for Hedge & Private Equity Funds

By Ray Ruga Funds face a new marketing frontier requiring sophisticated strategies and professional expertise Hedge and private equity funds have traditionally been low-profile investment vehicles catering to sophisticated investors. The posture has not been out of choice, but attributable to an 80 year SEC rule prohibiting the general solicitation and general advertising of funds, particularly [&hellip + More


Adquisiciones corporativas ‘al estilo cucaracha’

Published by Forbes Mexico Los insectos más despreciados tienen mucho que enseñar incluso a los más avezados expertos en adquisiciones corporativas.  Por Ben Moody* Han vivido entre los dinosaurios.  Viven ahora entre nosotros.  Son los insectos más resistentes del planeta, capaces de sobrevivir hasta 45 minutos sin aire y un mes sin alimento. Cucarachas, “coackroaches”.  [&hellip + More


Trivio! Wants to Put Your Knowledge to the Test

Mango Tree’s first mobile app now available in the Apple AppStore for iOS and iPad MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Available today from Mango Tree, the mobile app Trivio! challenges you to test your general knowledge with over 1,800 mind-blogging trivia questions and images in 11 different categories and 200 levels. Play with friends and test your knowledge of [&hellip + More


HackDay, Wayra partner up to offer additional prizes

Published by The Starting Gate, Miami Herald HackDay announced this week that it is partnering with Wayra to offer additional opportunities and prizes to HackDay’s winner and  finalists. HackDay is Dec. 8-9 to help kick off Innovate Miami week. Wayra is Telefonica Digital’s global accelerator that has already accelerated over 170 startups. It’s bringing its [&hellip + More


Startups take stage at NewME PopUp. And the winners are…

Published by The Starting Gate, Miami Herald NewME  brought its first PopUp Accelerator to Miami this week, and together with the Knight Foundation and LAB Miami, gave 65 South Florida participants a two-night pitch workshop, a one-on-one mentoring session with a Silicon Valley VC or NewME expert and the opportunity to present their ventures at [&hellip + More

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BID selecciona a tres fondos para impulsar negocios con AL

Published by El Economista Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA), Darby Private Equity, y SinoLatin Investment Advisors (SLIA) fueron seleccionados para administrar una plataforma de inversiones para América Latina y el Caribe, que está siendo desarrollada por el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) con el Export-Import Bank de China (China Eximbank) + More

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Startup Weekend Boca: 10 teams + inspiration + collaboration + ping-pong = magic

Published by The Starting Gate, The Miami Herald South Florida hosted two Startup Weekends this weekend. Here is the first dispatch — from Startup Weekend in Boca Raton by guest blogger Deb Griffith. By Deb Griffith Day #1 It’s 6 pm on a Friday night, and where is the best place to be in Boca?  The [&hellip + More


Wayra to hold Demo Day in Miami Dec. 12

Published by The Starting Gate, Miami Herald Wayra, considered the world’s largest global accelerator, and FIU’s Americas Venture Capital Conference are teaming up to bring Wayra´s first international Demo Day to Miami Dec. 12. This event will be hosted by The LAB Miamias part of the AVCC just ahead of the main conference Dec. 13- + More