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Canada’s Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Pilot Program Launched

As anticipated, the Canadian Government has launched its Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Program (IIVC).  This was originally announced in December of 2014.  The program opened at the end of January. Unfortunately, the Academic Entrepreneur has not been blogging at the usual pace. Apologies are in order. Essentially, here is how The IIVC works:  High Net Worth Individuals […]

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Border Effects: Canada-USA Lessons by James E. Anderson of Boston College

This presentation was given at the University of Edinburgh on the 26th of June, 2014.  It was highlighted today on the University of Edinburgh’s Referendum blog  “Informing the Debate” at  www.referendum.ed.ac.uk. Thanks Coree Brown for posting this for us.  

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Scotland Decides: Currency Debate Is Sparse on Imagination

Through Jo Young of the Edinburgh Entrepreneurship Club https://twitter.com/Joysci I followed Twitter to an article from a publication called “The Conversation” on “Scotland Decides ’14: The Conversation Expert Panel”. There are a series of online debates to be posted. The first one, much to my chagrin, was on the currency issue. If these end up […]

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What Scotland can Learn from Macedonia: 10-10-10

  The Academic Entrepreneur recently took a trip to the Republic of Macedonia to teach MBA students e-commerce and internet startup strategy during an intensive two-week pre-semester course. This followed a conference and similar opportunity of education in Turkey. The plane flight was enjoyable and short, and the mystery of Macedonia intriguing. Flag of Macedonia The […]

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