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Stories of inspiring entrepreneurs and organizations, discussion and commentary of new trends in private sector development, and the latest events and publications.

Delivering profit and purpose through corporate venturing

Por Norah Sullivan

Companies are holding onto significant amounts of cash, cash equivalents and short-term investments, approximately $19 trillion dollars’ worth. This eye-popping number comes from a recent analysis of the balance sheets of publicly traded operating companies generating over $100 million in annual profits, using S&P Capital IQ data. US publicly traded companies lead the way with over $5 trillion in their treasure chests, followed by Japan with $4 trillion and China with $2.2 trillion. In Latin America, Brazilian firms have over $350 billion available on their balance sheet.

Ayudando a las empresas a crear resultados positivos, paso a paso

Por Norah Sullivan

Todas las corporaciones desean diferenciarse y buscan nuevas maneras de generar valor. Pero ¿Cómo puede una organización cambiar su forma de hacer negocios cuando se han agotado muchos de los caminos tradicionales?

Shifting toward the knowledge economy

Por Norah Sullivan

The tech world is abuzz with advances in the IoT (Internet of Things), AI (artificial intelligence), robotics, and 3D printing. These headline-grabbing innovations are just part of the greater digital revolution that has been sweeping across the globe in the last decade.