Corporate venturing: How to survive and thrive in the 21st century

Corporate venturing: How to survive and thrive in the 21st century

Sixty-one. That is how many companies on the Fortune 500 list were able to hold their spots from 1955 to 2015.  A full 88% fell off during this 60-year period. What caused this corporate extinction?  Well, one way to think about this question is to look at those that held their place on this list.
miércoles, 24 de mayo de 2017/Author: FOMIN/Number of views (2881)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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The Sum of the Parts: Why Partnerships Matter in Youth Employment

The Sum of the Parts: Why Partnerships Matter in Youth Employment

For anyone working in development, the topic of youth unemployment is central, remains virtually unabated, and drives much debate over the right paths, strategies, partnerships, and funding mechanisms. Yet, for those organizations in the trenches, they know that working on improving youth employability can be a critical lever to addressing other problems such as security, drug addiction, and teenage pregnancy. This dynamic is not lost on the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), the innovation lab of the Inter-American Development Bank Group, nor on the International Youth Foundation (IYF).
viernes, 19 de mayo de 2017/Author: Elizabeth Boggs Davidsen/Number of views (3509)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Innovation: the new Latin American entrepreneurial brand

Innovation: the new Latin American entrepreneurial brand

For decades, Latin American and Caribbean countries tried to replicate the Silicon Valley or Israeli models of innovation and early stage financing. Governments spent considerable amounts of money sending missions to these and other countries to “sample their secret sauces”, and working with US universities, to copy them.

jueves, 11 de mayo de 2017/Author: Susana Garcia-Robles/Number of views (3211)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Webinar: Finconecta

Webinar: Finconecta

El Fondo Multilateral de Inversiones (FOMIN) lo invita a participar en un seminario en línea acerca del programa Finconecta.
miércoles, 10 de mayo de 2017/Author: Sergio Navajas/Number of views (3297)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Will robots take our jobs?

Will robots take our jobs?

A recent McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) study on the future of work indicates that 50 percent of the tasks conducted by today’s global workers could be automated using technology that already exists today. What does this mean for the average person? Should we be afraid of being forced to bow to our robotic overlords? What kinds of jobs will be available in the future for our children? How can we prepare them for the challenges ahead? And what is the public policy response?
lunes, 1 de mayo de 2017/Author: Brigit Helms/Number of views (3834)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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