The coronavirus impact on tech and beyond

The COVID-19 outbreak has unleashed a chaotic week across the globe. Stock markets yesterday plunged in their worst fall since the financial crash of 1987. Across the U.S., schools shut down, large gatherings have been banned and a number of tech and arts events have been canceled. In California, the Governor declared statewide emergency after a…

From Brazil to Silicon Valley – the growth of the Brazilian tech entrepreneurial community in Silicon Valley

Diversity is one of the top reasons why Silicon Valley has become what it is. Some of the region’s well-known star companies were founded by immigrants or children of immigrants. A study by the NFAP (National Foundation for American Policy) reveals that more than half of U.S.’s unicorn startups have at least one immigrant founder and over…

Eastern Supremacy in Global Financial Markets

Eastern Supremacy in Global Financial Markets – Oct 2017 Author: Daniel Augusto Motta, PhD, MSc, CEO of BMI Blue Management Institute   The Eastern resurgence led by China and India permeates several dimensions, industries and regions. From increasingly mighty super conglomerates to international trade pervasiveness, the Chinese and Indians are essentially omnipresent in the world’s competitive environment, and they are…

Optimism (in California) about Brazil 

Optimism (in California) about Brazil – Sep 2017 Author: Stephen Scheibe, President All Abroad   While President Temer says Brazil is turning the corner and as Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles jockeys for a possible run for President in 2018 bragging in international meetings that Brazil has its lowest inflation in years and the economy is starting to…