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Mike Baur on startups in Switzerland

Startups in any economy have numerous advantages to the economy. Although economists normally overlook them, their impact is huge. First of all, startups create job opportunities for many people. This is an advantage to any country. The ability of the private sector to generate jobs relieves the government the burden of delivering on the citizenry.

 

Startups also create a sense of inspiration to the young entrepreneurs. When people look at successful startups, they see a possibility of also succeeding with their ideas. The young people of today are innovative and have ideas that can be life-changing. All their need is to witness success happening; this gives them the motivation to continue working hard. Startups also provide young entrepreneurs to risk small and expect huge returns once they ideas work. Finally startups makes the young people believe that it is possible to make it in life following your ideas instead of going through the route of traditional employment. Startups can be the ticket to financial freedom that young people are looking for.

 

Switzerland is one of the countries that have benefited a lot from a fully developed startup industry network. Every city in Switzerland has numerous companies that are doing very well Switzerland can be compared to the Silicon Valley in the U.S. It is a tech hub. Many digital startups have been set up in the country to implement various tech ideas that young people have. In the journey of establishing a strong startup industry in the country, some professionals in the business sector have recognized the value of the young entrepreneurs in the country and are now working together with them to establish businesses that can develop. These professionals are dedicated to training and mentoring startups entrepreneurs as well as offering them access to funding. One such professional is Mike Baur.

 

About Mike Baur

 

Mike Baur have been in the banking sector for a very long time. He has amassed knowledge and experience which makes him the leading mentor in the country; he is the co-founder of the Swiss Startup Factory. This is a firm that deals with startups companies.

 

Through this firm, Mike Baur has been leading the industry in coming up with ideas that are innovative and which help the startups grow. His ability to mentor train and fund young entrepreneurs who undergo through his three months mentorship program have been impressive. His role in the development of the startups’ industry in the country has been marvelous.

 

Michael Lacey Strongly Against Arpaios Pardon By Judge Bolton

Rex Tillerson was right, said Michael Lacey. Apparently, he also said that Donald Trump is a Moron. The Phoenix New Times co-owner was referring to the recent pardon that that U.S. District Judge Susan R. Bolton handed down in favor of Joe Arpaio, the criminally convicted and former sheriff of Maricopa County. Lacey even said that this is a perfect marriage of two corrupt individuals, perhaps again referring to Trump and Bolton.

Lacey’s harsh words are coming from his and his partner’s (Jim Larkin) long history of squabbles with the former sheriff.

Larkin and Lacey were co-owners of the New Times, a local paper in Phoenix that run exposes of Arpaio’s shady activities that included beating of inmates, illegal diversion of jail funds, sex crimes even with children involved, and so forth, when he was still sheriff. Perhaps to stop the two from further ruining his reputation, Arpaio had the two incarcerated in two separate jails both under his supervision. Read more: Michael Lacey | Crunchbase and Jim Larkin | LinkedIn

The two were taken from their homes in the local area in the thick of the night, by Arpaio’s posse from the sheriff’s armed and dangerous Selective Enforcement Unit. But the former sheriff was forced to release the two in less than 24 hours because of the massive public outcry. The two charged Arpaio for illegal detention. And their long history of battle is still going on.

Arpaio was convicted of the charges of criminal contempt from another charge. The charge came about because of his disregard of a ruling from federal judge which stemmed from a racial profiling lawsuit in 2007. Arpaio is supposed to be sentenced just a few weeks before Bolton handed down her pardon.

Lacey was born and raised in Newark, N.J. but moved to Arizona to attend Arizona State University in the 1960s. He dropped out of college in 1970 at the time when he and some student friends started the first issue of Phoenix New Times. Reports say that their paper was a reaction to the way the local media covered and reported the campus anti-war protests at that time.

Lacey was joined by Jim Larkin at the New Times as one of its founder and co-owner. Lacey took up the executive editor functions, while Larkin served as the paper’s advertising man. New Times developed a reputation as a free but feisty publication. The paper explored various political and social issues of the day. It gained prominence along with the country’s burgeoning ranks of alternative newspapers.

Arpaio had Lacey and Larkin arrested on Oct. 18, 2007 for the expose’ that they had undertaken using the pages of the New Times against the former sheriff. The two charged that the grand jury subpoenas issued to them were an insult to the readers of the New Times and the constitution of the United States.

Apparently, the readers of the New Times, along with other sectors of the public protested the arrest and in less than one day, the two were released. The grand-jury inquiry was also squashed. An investigation was conducted after that and it was revealed that the warrants were issued by a prosecutor who bypassed certain legal safeguards, and were therefore considered counterfeits.

Learn more about James Larkin and Michael Lacey:

https://about.me/michael-lacey
http://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/blogs/az-aclu-honors-new-times-founders-jim-larkin-and-mike-lacey-as-civil-libertarians-of-the-year-6500737

Rodrigo Terpins on the Charm of the Sertoes Rally

The sport of off-road driving is one of the most popular ones in Brazil with thousands of people from around the country gathering to witness the latest races and soak in the atmosphere that cannot be replicated by another sports event.

Rodrigo Terpins and Michel Terpins find the unique atmosphere at off-road rally event to be the most intriguing part of being rally drivers. Even though they are behind the wheel and not only spectators, they experience almost the same thing as their audience, and that brings them closer as a community around the sport and makes them look forward to the one rally where the feeling is the strongest.

The Sertoes rally takes place every year, and the terrain changes every time. This rally is one of the most famous and attended off-road rally events in Brazil, and it always had thousands of spectators and off-road aficionados from other countries as well. The Sertoes Rally is quite vast and poses a number of challenges for the rally drivers. They have to have good endurance and the ability to concentrate intensely for long periods f time and stay alert because the rally is 3 000 km long. The terrains are varied to keep the drivers on the edge of their seat and prompt them to think fast on the fly. Check out institucional for more.

Competitions such as the annual Sertoes Rally shows the drivers participating regularly how much they have improved compared to last year. That is another reason why Rodrigo Terpins and Michel Terpins love taking part in this rally. The Sertoes rally is so different than anything else. The two brothers have established their own team as they take part either apart or as a team every year in the Sertoes Rally. You can visit mundodomarketing for more.

The Bull Sertoes Rally Team is a constant participant supported by a vast audience The two brothers both drive a T-Rex with V8 engines. The cars have been developed by their sponsor MEM Automated. Michel Terpins is the more regular competitor.

Rodrigo Terpins, on the other hand, often raises money for charity through his all career and drive on behalf of several foundations. You can visit Vimeo to see more videos.

See more: https://www.crunchbase.com/person/rodrigo-terpins

OSI Industries Pursuit To Greatness

OSI Industries is an industry in itself. This company has set the bar when it comes to the foodservice industry. Unlike other custom-food providers that only handles a certain amount of services, this company handles the entire process from start to finish. This would include processing, management, development and sourcing. OSI Industries was named as one America’s largest private companies. To add a bit of insult to injury, the company is spread out over 17 different countries. This includes the nations of Hungary, Poland, Canada, Ukraine, Australia, Brazil, Japan, Germany, Austria and the United Kingdom.

Whether you refer to calling the foods concept-to-table solutions or value added protein items, they are some of the tastiest food on earth. Many of today’s most popular retail franchises receive their food products from OSI Industries. Test kitchens, pilot plants and culinary innovation centers can all be found under this umbrella of success. This company represents culinary excellence in the most simple and to the most complex of forms. What type of foods can be found here? Lets have a closer look below.

In 2011, the company was ranked as the 136th biggest privately-held companies in America by Forbes, and it brought in an estimated $3 billion in revenue. Growth is the key to success and OSI Industries is no stranger in this department. In 2016, Forbes ranked it as the 58th biggest company in America, and it brought in an estimated $6.1 billion. The numbers are simply astounding in a sense. Over the past five years, OSI Industries has been the winner of the prestigious Globe of Honour Award three different times. This award goes to the top company that displays exemplary management of environment risks. Kelli Grimwood, OSI’s environmental manager, accepted the award at Drapers’ Hall. Everything is looking to be on the up-and-up for 2018 and OSI Industries will continue to push the boundaries in foodservice excellence.

OSI Group Buys Former Tyson Foods Plant in Chicago

Betsy DeVos Ready to Bring Change to D.C.

The rising tide of change has been sweeping the political world by storm and it is due in large part to the fact that Donald Trump, a political outsider, found his way to the highest office on the entire planet. Donald Trump campaigned on bringing change to Washington D.C. and in allowing outsiders to have a heavier political voice in the doings of the world. This promise by President Trump has been fulfilled in a big way thanks to his decision to appoint people to several high-level federal positions that would otherwise have been passed over. One of those individuals is Betsy DeVos, a chairman of the Michigan Republican Party who was selected to take over as the Secretary of Education. DeVos has been a political outsider her entire life and this new position has put her on display in a national way. Let’s take a moment to learn a little more about DeVos and what she brings to the table.

 

While seemingly an ‘out of nowhere’ selection, the placement and corresponding confirmation to put Betsy DeVos into the Department of Education makes absolute sense. Betsy DeVos was born and raised in Michigan and she has been a political bulldog for several educational concepts her entire political career. DeVos has become one of the loudest voices in support of school choice and her tenacity has helped to lend credence to the subject around the world. Thanks to Betsy DeVos, school choice has become more than just a buzzword — it has become a potential reality around the nation. Learn more: http://www.mlive.com/news/grand-rapids/index.ssf/2017/10/devos_family_stryker_heir_make.html

 

DeVos was raised in Holland, Mi and she would go on to attend Calvin College in her home state. At college, DeVos would become more and more focused on the importance of education and the writings of Milton Friedman — the original voice of school choice. DeVos has spent the past couple of decades trying to get the school choice movement going and she has succeeded in a big way. Now, more than 250,000 students across 17 different states are enrolled in private, school choice programs.

 

As the Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos will be putting herself in a position to make a dramatic change to the national educational system. She’ll finally have the reach she needs to enact change in a direction toward her lifelong goals of improving education for children around the country. Despite being an outsider, DeVos has already shown herself consistently able to hang with the tough Washington elite.

 

Securus Leading the Way Using Technology to Solve and Prevent Crimes

Securus Technologies, in serving over three thousand law enforcement, public safety, and corrections agencies as well as over one million inmates, is committed to keeping all of their end users safe. Safety is a top priority as evidenced by innovative technology development and acquisition of emergent technology companies such as Jpay, Cellblox, JLG Technologies and others. For a full list go to CrunchBase. New products and services are, on average, rolled out once a week. The company offers presentations of their products at www. Vimeo.com/securustechnologies.

Customer successes with Securus Technologies have been impressive. Customers have reported using Securus’ investigative tools, biometric analysis, communication, and information management to obtain warrants, monitor suspicious activities, prevent the introduction of contraband, and the promotion of inmate safety.

Securus’ emerging technologies are being used to allow more access to inmates by their families, help prepare for reintegration with the outside world, and have provide educational opportunities.

Many customers are excited about Securus’ LBS services. The LBS service is able to pinpoint cell phone location without the use of the cellphone’s gps service. Some think this service alone makes being a Securus client worthwhile. According to one client, Securus is the leading jail phone provider in the business.

Securus invites all interested prospective to a presentation of all their services.They are pleased to demonstrate how they work with clients to solve and prevent crimes. More information can be found at SecurusTechnologies.com.

Securus is accredited by the Better Business Bureau as A+.

 

Customers Review Securus Technology

Don’t be fooled by competitor inmate calling networks that advertise lower rates, but when it’s time to talk to your love ones or friends in a correctional facility you can find a competent representative to help you navigate the system and you’re tired of those pesky dropped calls. Customers are now talking about the growing Securus Technologies network who has contributed to the a platform their customers can use to tell other users what they think about the service. They have particularly discussed some features over others and Securus has used this information to continue to improve their network.

 

Preferred Securus Technology

 

Amazingly, customers have been able to enjoy sending their friends and love ones a facility approved message. Inmates are issued an access account from their commissary and they are able to receive messages at their any time. It is one of their most least expensive features at Securus. You’re able to call in their 800 number and leave a message with an inmate number. They make it easy for you to stop by and say hello or legal counsel to prepare them for an upcoming court hearing with a message. Join the trusted Securus family and save today.

 

Larkin and Lacey: Challenging Racism

A sad fact of life: hatred will always exist. As long as people have free will, some people will choose to hate others for whatever reason. The important thing is that there’s always someone to stand against the hate. There need to be more people speaking words of love and peace than words of hate and war.

Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey are men of peace; more accurately, men of justice. Obviously, they don’t speak words of hate, but they’re more known for challenging negative stereotypes and fear-mongering. They teamed up in the early 70s after Lacey and some other Arizona State co-eds started a weekly campus paper.

By the early 80s, their little campus newspaper became a regional success. Many locals found it refreshing to have media coverage of events that wasn’t tilted to one side. In ’83, they decided to expand and bring in more newspapers.

They first purchased Westword, a news-and-arts paper in Denver. They eventually purchased big-name papers like LA Weekly, Miami New Times, and Village Voice. Their new multimillion-dollar media conglomerate became their main focus. Over the decades, Village Voice Media won hundreds of honors and awards. It also attracted over 60 million monthly readers; both in print and online. Read more: Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund

While the success of their newspapers is impressive, that’s not what they’re most recognized for. Almost ten years ago, they were arrested by a crooked sheriff, who was angered by their investigative reporting. For months, they’d targeted Sheriff Joe Arpaio because of his unlawful and atrocious behavior.

The most shocking thing he did, on a regular occurrence, was play a role in anti-Mexican rallies. He’s the sheriff of a county along the Mexican border, participating as a fear-monger toward local citizens and innocent migrants seeking a better life.

Both Lacey and Larkin were raised to help those in need, and Sheriff Arpaio’s action offended them deeply.

Eventually, it all ended for Sheriff Arpaio. After wrongfully arresting Larkin and Lacey, the duo sued Maricopa County. They won a $3.7 million settlement in 2013, which they used to create the Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund.

These events came to light just before the midterm elections, so politicians on both sides used that to their advantage. While they were focused on publicity, the duo’s fund supported several worthy nonprofits that fight for Hispanic causes.

Learn more about Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin:

https://about.me/jim_larkin
https://www.facebook.com/jimlarkin53

Academy of Art University is Where New Talents Are Discovered

The New York Fashion week sets the stage where new talents are newly discovered in the public eye. The Academy of Art University held The School of Fashion on stage for its twenty first edition, on September 9 of 2017. This was seen on the Skylight Clarkson Square. Ten MFA and BFA graduates made their first appearance with two partnerships, and two menswear collections.

The coastline of Maine to the country of China, along with other connecting areas, has some of the most varied backgrounds of the designers. The variety of ideas, expertise techniques, and profiles overwhelmed the viewers very effectively. Possible career advisors, right in front of their colleagues, presented their foresight for the future of style.

The Academy of Art University in San Francisco, California, is a privately preserved art school. It can hold over twelve thousand students, with degrees offered in bachelor’s, master’s, and associate close to over twenty subjects, with selected courses which can be taken online.

The Academy of Art University promotes courses in several subjects, and high-tech facilities. Companies will hire students who graduate from the university for Nike, Apple, Zynga, Pixar, and others.

The University can help plan a student’s future very brightly. Students can schedule a Campus Tour to find out any information they need for their education. These tours can help students to learn about campus housing, discover student shows and galleries, and even investigate industry standard services.

The instructors at the university do anything they can to guide students with the highest potential to succeed, while the programs are effective and informative. There online programs are a true game-changer, which is highly recommend for anyone who wants to take courses online.

The Academy has evolved very well, and it is the biggest recognized private art & design university in the in the United States. Students who attend this university are motivated, and will experience the success of so many opportunities that are offered for professional and special development which makes a difference in people’s lives on so many levels.

Malcom CasSelle Is A Global Entrepreneur Who Is Helping To Overhaul The Way That Virtual In-Game Items Are Traded For Profit


The Worldwide Asset eXchange (WAX) is changing the way that virtual game assets are traded by offering a decentralized platform that reduces the cost of transactions and allows players to sell items in games that they never could before. They are also protecting players by providing a system that punishes and rewards Transfer Agents, who are people in charge of overseeing transfers of in-game items, by making it possible to remove them from governing any game.

One of the new possibilities being created by WAX is for players to be able to co-own in-game items. This is called fractionalizing, and WAX is putting specialized Guilds in charge of monitoring who owns pieces of what. If a product is provided by a Guild who has a good reputation, it is possible that it may be worth more. In fact, physical items that are traded on WAX can become worth more, as well, as the reputation of the network increases.

Malcom CasSelle is a global entrepreneur who is the President of WAX (Worldwide Asset eXchange) and was previously the President and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of New Ventures at tronc, Inc. On top of this, he is currently the CIO of OPSkins where online gamers can purchase and sell in-game items for the games they love. As an intuitive entrepreneur who is able to see the long-game, CasSelle invested, early on, in Zynga, Facebook, and different bitcoin companies.

Before today, Malcolm CasSelle started up multiple successful digital companies including Xfire and MediaPass. He also was a co-founder of PCCW, and he raised billions of dollars for the company. When he was with SeaChange International, he improved the company as its General Manager and Senior Vice President. One of the lesser known facts about Mr. CasSelle is the fact that he was a part a joint venture between Tencent, a large gaming company and instant messaging service, and Groupon.

https://twitter.com/malcolmcasselle?lang=en

Malcom CasSelle earned a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from MIT and continued his education at Stanford University where he received a Master’s degree in Computer Science. During his college years, he also learned how to speak, both, Japanese and Mandarin. As a valued public speaker, Mr. CasSelle has been sought out to cover an array of topics and always delivers something inspiring and educational.