This is a guest post by Anis Uzzaman and Tom Maxim. Uzzaman is the CEO of Fenox Venture Capital, a San Jose-based firm focused on early-stage, international investments. Maxim is an associate at the firm.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s India operations were dealt another blow last week when the company announced that its country head had stepped down. Raj Jain joined Wal-Mart in 2006 and when the company set up
Fifty years ago today, John F Kennedy addressed the residents of Berlin with the phrase "Ich bin ein Berliner". Although the phrase was grammatically correct, a "Berliner" is also the local name for a
Spoiler alert: I dropped out of university. It’s true. I entered university with the best of intentions. At the same time, I was already publishing a couple of music magazines that were becoming successful.
Mobile is turning “path to purchase” on its head. One of the most time-honored marketing concepts, that notion that a customer takes a predictable journey toward a sales transaction (in its earliest definition,
Chinese luxury travelers, an increasing lot who go abroad but still mostly crisscross the mainland, need places to stay. In the top-tier cities they can choose among foreign hotel brands if desired, but
As protests have rocked Turkey over the past few days, three Turkish professionals in the U.S. decided on Sunday that they had to take some action. Turning to their technology backgrounds, the trio launched
This award-winning ad for a Japanese funeral home casts the inevitable in a whole new light (and tons of pigments). There are times when design needs to be understated, when it needs to recede into the
Think Tank: The big challenge facing SMEs keen to come back to the UK is how to find and access the resources they need in a painless way, writes Rachel Bridge. When Rob Knight started his business, Ecoegg,
The workplace has never been more global than today. But despite that, I often find the last thing on people’s minds when doing international work is the global element. Instead, and often for good reason,
Organizations have nearly perfected implementing the industrial model of managing work — the effort applied toward completing a task. For individuals, this model ensures that we know what we’re supposed
Employees at semiconductor-chip-maker Intel recently devised a new chemistry process that reduced chemical waste by 900,000 gallons, saving $45 million annually. Another team developed a plan to reuse
Most measures of creativity are based on the work of psychologist Joy Paul Guilford (1897-1987), who defined creativity as the ability to think differently along a number of clearly defined dimensions.
Yet advertisers often make light of sexual violence towards women. They disguise it as innuendo, humor, or artistic expression, and hope the shock factor will work promotional magic for their product.