Lessons from Israel, the Start-Up Nation Part 2

Lessons from Israel, the Start-Up Nation Part 2

Part 1 covered the irreplicable factors of economic growth that were critical in the development of the start-up nation of Israel. Part 2 will instead cover factors driving Israeli growth that can be duplicated by other nations aspiring to emulate the Israeli Economic...
Lessons from Israel, the Start-Up Nation Part 1

Lessons from Israel, the Start-Up Nation Part 1

Israel contains more start-ups per capita by an impressively large margin, and in itself has more companies listed on the Nasdaq exchange than the entire European continent. This is even more incredible in light of the fact that Israel is a relatively small country,...
Foreign Aid, Social Enterprises, and Long-Term Growth

Foreign Aid, Social Enterprises, and Long-Term Growth

I wrote recently about the growing trend of using social enterprises as ladders out of poverty rather than relying on nonprofits and donations. For a multitude of reasons, social enterprises are becoming increasingly popular among both audiences with big hearts and...
Blockchain Property Registry Firms

Blockchain Property Registry Firms

Property registries are a natural fit for blockchain technology, which has led many blockchain-focused firms to begin developing blockchain-based property registry systems. Those select firms which have made substantial progress on this project will be outlined in...
Temasek and The Singapore Model

Temasek and The Singapore Model

Temasek Holdings is one of the largest sovereign wealth funds on the planet, with nearly $300 billion in equity holdings. However, the firm began as an outlet for the Government of Singapore’s massive investments into the infrastructure and economy of the small island...