Teo Andrés Trapalis

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What I Learned From the Hispanic Community About Entrepreneurship

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a Mexican-American who has followed the recent celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, I am very proud of my culture. The Hispanic community has a certain passion that transcends its component cultures and draws in others. The vibrancy …

Entrepreneurship

Stevia-Sweetened Coca-Cola Life To Be Launched In The U.S.

While the U.S. liquid refreshment beverage market remained flat in 2013, carbonated soft drink volumes, which constituted 43% of the net volumes by our estimates, declined for the ninth consecutive year in the country. Health and wellness concerns continue to cast a shadow over sugary sodas. …

26 Breathtaking Places In Latin America You Should Visit Before You Die

Get your passport ready and pack your suitcase... After you finish reading this you'll be running out your door.

Indulgd

Cleaning Lady Threw Away Expensive Modern Art She Mistook For Trash

A cleaning woman at an Italian gallery accidentally threw away thousands of dollars of art by New York modernist Paul Branca when she mistook his …

10 Places to Go While They Are Still Cheap: 2014 Edition

Do your travel ambitions eclipse your bank account? We've got just the fix: destinations around the world that offer plenty of cheap ways to stay, play, and eat. Whether you're on the prowl for a perfect beach or a city bursting with culture, these cities and countries deliver big but cost little. …

Millennials More Likely to Browse, Make Impulse Buys

With the sizeable amounts of student debt and the burden of underemployment many carry on their backs, millennials are often classified as an …

7 Key Growth Drivers That Will Propel 2014 Hispanic Marketing

Brand Managers are now accountable to connect with the Hispanic consumer.<p>2. The 2014 Soccer World Cup and the Conversation around it<p>Photo: Milas …

Top 10 Brands on Social Media in 2013

Samsung was the most popular social-media brand worldwide in 2013, according to Starcount, which compiled data across Facebook, YouTube and other …

Why everyone lies in focus groups.

Here's a paradox: Fifty million Americans have registered for the national Do Not Call list, suggesting they don't want to be bothered by …

Harvard Business School

Neanderthal Woman's DNA Reveals Ancient Inbreeding, Mysterious Human Lineage

The existence of a mysterious ancient human lineage and the genetic changes that separate modern humans from their closest extinct relatives are among the many secrets now revealed in the first high-quality genome sequence from a Neanderthal woman, researchers say.<p>The Neanderthal woman whose toe …

Debt Free, Smartphone Savvy, Big Spenders: Hispanic Millennials Are Retail's Holy Grail

With 12 days left until Christmas, retailers are pulling out all the stops to attract last-minute shoppers to their brick-and-mortar stores and online iterations alike.<p>Recent data indicates there’s one group they should be paying special attention to, particularly given their propensity to spend …

10 Personal Finance Tips From Hip-Hop Lyrics

Though popping bottles and brandishing Bugattis may not be thoughtful investments, beyond sonic displays of reckless spending hip-hop can be a surprising source of sound financial advice.<p>Among the most fruitful verses is Hip-Hop Cash King Kendrick Lamar’s on the otherwise-unmemorable “YOLO.” Amid …

Is the Mexican Dream a Reality? 12 Charts Explain

Better pay, work and education are smashing the conception of Mexico as a developing nation. But is the Mexican Dream a reality?<p>A recent New York …

Why millennials should handle your social media

Last year, I stumbled across an <i>Inc.</i> magazine article by Hollis Thomases titled “11 Reasons a 23-Year-Old Shouldn’t Run Your Social Media.”<p>The title …

Public Relations

5 Best Practices When Creating Facebook Content for Hispanics

More and more, marketers are recognizing the growing buying power of Hispanics in the US. Instead of considering whether or not they should connect …

Social Media Stardom: 7 Lessons Marketers Can Learn From Digitally Savvy Celebrities

Successful celebrities don’t have customers, they have fans. And that is their secret. They don’t aspire to conquer the “biggest share of the market”, they aspire to “ignite the movement and inspire their tribes”.<p>And that is the biggest difference between brands’ approach and artists’ approach to …

Why Apple should build a 24-inch touchscreen TV for your kitchen

Just in time for this week’s iPad event, rumors about Apple (s AAPL) building a TV set started popping up again. The company announced no such plans …

Why Brands Suck at YouTube

Brands as publishers? Yeah right. Unless your business card says “chief Red Bull video guy” your brand is blowing it on YouTube.<p>At least, that’s the …

A Tour Of Facebook's Disneyland-Inspired Campus Where The Shops And Restaurants Are Free

Company housing may sound strange in this modern day. But once you've seen Facebook's fantastical, Disney-inspired Menlo Park headquarters, opened in May, 2012, the plan make sense.<p>The campus was designed to look like a cross between Main Street Disneyland and downtown Palo Alto (the quaint town …

Silicon Valley

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …

What Happens When a Homeless New Yorker Dies?

Roughly 7 million people live in New York City, and, like everywhere else in the world, some of them die. Sometimes, they die with no family and/or …

The Maldives, a fledgling democracy at the vanguard of climate change

On Friday 27 September, the low-lying island nation of the Maldives will be given the date of its extinction; notice of a death by drowning. It will come in the form of a prediction for future sea-level rise in a landmark report on global warming by the world's climate scientists. On current …