There's been a huge data dump on how Luxembourg aids corporations in dodging taxes around the world released today. It's turning up in the major newspapers around the world: The New York Times, The Guardian, The Financial Times, Irish Times and so on. However, there's rather less to this story [...]
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an excellent post explaining clearly how tax is finally paid to states. if states don't manage to have corporate tax paid immediately, they finally have tax paid on capital gains or dividends. Luxemburg provides companies with just a delay and give them more financing power.
On pourrait attendre de moi, en ce jour de changement d'équipe, trop longtemps annoncé et attendu, que j'explique, une fois de plus, ce que j'attends d'un éventuel nouveau gouvernement. Et pourtant, je ne me prêterai pas à cet exercice convenu, lassé de l'avoir trop fait depuis tant ...
Alain Rodermann's insight:
étonnante recommandation apocalyptique de jacques Attali. En fait, j'ai malheureusement fait la meme analyse qui m'a conduit à choisir une nouvelle voie pour le futur.
“Imagine you’re sitting across from a reporter at lunch. You’re telling them what you do, your story, why they should care about your product. You have to convince this reporter to not only write about you, but that what you’re doing matters. That you’re going to be successful.” This is Caryn Marooney, Head of Technology Communications for Facebook. But before that, she co-founded OutCast, the elite PR agency that worked with one-time startups Amazon, Salesforce.com, Netflix and VMware. She’s seen firsthand how hard it is for young companies to capture press attention when they have zero brand recognition and limited resources. Most founders set out to create something iconic but don’t know where to start. At First Round’s recent CEO Summit, Marooney boiled down this massive challenge into an execution plan and guidelines for startups to craft an image that will resonate with the public and the press, launch on a strong note, and build momentum as they grow — regardless of size and resources.
VC is a cyclical business. It is an obvious fact. The party will be over for the current cycle the day of the next significant profit warning of GOOGLEFACEBOOKAPPLE. They will stop spending billions to buy non profitable companies and private companies valuations will decrease by a factor of 10.
Parmi les 130 jeunes entrepreneurs français qui ont candidaté en ligne, la prestigieuse MIT Technology Review en a sélectionné dix dans un premier temps. Puis elle a décerné, début avril à Paris, les deux prix 2014 des meilleurs innovateurs de moins de 35 ans de France.
Five years ago, a team of researchers from Google announced a remarkable achievement in one of the world’s top scientific journals, Nature. Without needing the results of a single medical check-up, they were nevertheless able to track the spread of
Intel Capital and Accel Partners have seen the most exits in the last five years while New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Venrock have seen the highest percentage of IPO exits. Micro VCs, as expected, see more M&A exits than IPOs.