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Immigrant Entrepreneurs make up over 25% of businesses in Australia, Canada and the USA! They are not necessity driven but pursue attractive business opportunities because they have the human, social and usually financial capital! Learn more about these interesting entrepreneurs with their valuable businesses!
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Journal of Business Venturing


Volume 30, Issue 2, March 2015, Pages 322–337
Sandip Basu, Arvin Sahaym, Michael D. Howard, Warren Boeker

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Mayor Watson opens nominations for Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards | City of Ottawa

Mayor Jim Watson was welcomed by the Ambassador of Mexico, His Excellency Dionisio Pérez Jácome Friscione, to launch the 2017 Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards. The announcement was made at the Embassy of Mexico. Nominations are now being accepted at ottawa.ca until September 29, 2017.
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Is This Really the Time to Make America Less Hospitable to Immigrant Entrepreneurs? - Ricochet

Is This Really the Time to Make America Less Hospitable to Immigrant Entrepreneurs? - Ricochet | Immigrant Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
Consider the following summary, posted earlier this year at the World Economic Forum blog: It is no coincidence that 40% of Fortune 500 companies were founded by first or second generation immigrants; or that more than half of America’s billion-dollar start-ups, known as unicorns, were founded by immigrants like Elon Musk, Peter Thiel and Alexander …
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From Immigrant Entrepreneurship – The Business of Migration since 1815

From Immigrant Entrepreneurship – The Business of Migration since 1815 | Immigrant Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
by Drew Keeling, 25 August 2016 Millions of American immigrants, who worked in business or started new businesses of their own, also used businesses in order to reach America in the first place. Before the mid nineteenth century advent of the telegraph, railroad and steamship, this migration usually relied on the services of multiple businesses…
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How this founder's immigrant parents made her a better entrepreneur - Technical.ly DC

How this founder's immigrant parents made her a better entrepreneur - Technical.ly DC | Immigrant Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
Mentor Method CEO Janice Omadeke on the entrepreneurial traits she learned through her parents’ immigration to the U.S.
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The Immigrant Learning Center » Musk

The Immigrant Learning Center » Musk | Immigrant Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
Ah, yes. Immigrants. So useless. Such a drain on the economy. https://t.co/SYDjHoZmLc
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Immigrant entrepreneurs in the Trump era

Kate Rogers sits down with two business owners who are both immigrants to get their take on what the Trump administration may mean for their businesses.
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The Immigrant Entrepreneurs Behind Major American Companies (Infographic)

The Immigrant Entrepreneurs Behind Major American Companies (Infographic) | Immigrant Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
More than 40 percent of businesses on the U.S. Fortune 500 List are launched by immigrants or children of immigrants.
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Starbucks Offering Free Legal Advice to Immigrant Employees

Starbucks Offering Free Legal Advice to Immigrant Employees | Immigrant Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
The coffee giant is partnering with Ernst & Young to provide free counsel to full-time and part-time employees and their families.
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Meet the Woman Behind Mitu, a Latino Video Network That Gets More Than 2 Billion Views a Month

Meet the Woman Behind Mitu, a Latino Video Network That Gets More Than 2 Billion Views a Month | Immigrant Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
Shark Tank host Robert Herjavec talks with Beatriz Acevedo, co-founder of the web video network Mitú, about immigrant entrepreneurship--and making video for Latino viewers.
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The Immigrant Learning Center » Nordstrom

The Immigrant Learning Center » Nordstrom | Immigrant Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
RT @ilctr: John @Nordstrom came to the U.S. with just $5 in his pocket: https://t.co/AJ6t7A75uY #Immigrant #Entrepreneur https://t.co/57PfD…
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The Immigrant Entrepreneurs Behind Major American Companies

The Immigrant Entrepreneurs Behind Major American Companies #JE #MJ https://t.co/IGk4rz87cL
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Immigrant Entrepreneurship by Sari Pekkala Kerr, William R. Kerr :: SSRN

We examine immigrant entrepreneurship and the survival and growth of immigrant-founded businesses over time relative to native-founded companies. Our work quant
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New Venture Creation @IDC Tel Aviv - The Frankfurt School Blog

New Venture Creation @IDC Tel Aviv - The Frankfurt School Blog | Immigrant Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
Thinking of – let alone creating – a new venture is hard. At least that is what I thought before attending the Venture Creation Crash Course at the prestigious Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) in Tel Aviv as part of the Frankfurt School EMBA program. In the space of just 5 days, Dr. Maaravi (or Yossi, as …
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Boston-Based Entrepreneur Looks To Change American Tea Culture

Boston-Based Entrepreneur Looks To Change American Tea Culture | Immigrant Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
Evy Chen founded Cold Brew Evy Tea in 2014. Now, the company is looking to appeal to consumer demand and open up a second tea bar location in Massachusetts.
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America Had Talent? Trump Foreign Entrepreneur Rule Rollback May Stymie Tech Ecosystem

America Had Talent? Trump Foreign Entrepreneur Rule Rollback May Stymie Tech Ecosystem | Immigrant Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
When Seattle-based immigrant entrepreneur Manny Medina first tried to
launch a startup, he had no staff or revenue
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Book | Indian Entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley: The Making of a Transnational Technocapitalist

Get your free audiobook: http://onix.space/e/B00ASBI8XC Written by Monica Biradavolu (a sociologist at Yale University), this innovative study examines th
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Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards seeking nominations

Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards seeking nominations | Immigrant Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
The sixth annual Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards Dinner will be held on May 4 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge and will be presented by The Immigrant Learning Center Inc. with featured speaker Jeff Bussgang, general partner at Flybridge Capital.These awards provide an opportunity for Massachusetts to showcase the entrepreneurial talent of immigrants who are drawn here. These entrepreneurs enhance Massachusetts’ neighborhoods, grow the economy and cement the commonwealth’s
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Book Review: Immigrant, Inc.

As the debate on immigration continues to rage, Immigrant, Inc. is a timely read that explores the immense role immigrants play in entrepreneurship and innovation.
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Chinese Immigration to Italy and Economic Relations with the Homeland: A Multiscalar Perspective - Springer

Chinese Immigration to Italy and Economic Relations with the Homeland: A Multiscalar Perspective - Springer | Immigrant Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
Hot off the press. Chapter in "Native and Immigrant Entrepreneurship", edited by Simone Guercini, Gabi Dei... https://t.co/GSIj4mseZr
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When the White House Calls: From Immigrant Entrepreneur to U.s. Ambassador | Ebook

Get your free audio book: http://rswp.us/f/b00p71g024 When the White House Calls tells the life story of John Price, one of Utahs most prominent citizens
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Budweiser Super Bowl Ad Celebrates German Immigrant Entrepreneurship

Budweiser Super Bowl Ad Celebrates German Immigrant Entrepreneurship | Immigrant Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
During the recent Super Bowl Budweiser ran a terrific ad that depicted a young Adolphus Busch emigrating from Germany to St. Louis where through grit and perseverance he founded what would become America's largest brewery. Along the way h
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The Immigrant Phone Card Seller Making The Bollywood Movie You Have To See

The Immigrant Phone Card Seller Making The Bollywood Movie You Have To See | Immigrant Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
Allirajah Subaskaran came to Europe from war-torn Sri Lanka at the age of 17, helping his family by selling pre-paid phone cards at its corner shop. Now his Lyca telecommunications and media group is making 2,0, India's most hotly-anticipated movie of 2017.
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Blog - The Calgary Immigrant Educational Society

Blog - The Calgary Immigrant Educational Society | Immigrant Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
What are we up to? Find out about our new programs, events, and community partnerships with regular updates from our team and partners.
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4th Annual New Jersey Immigrant Entrepreneur Award Winners Chosen

SOMERSET, NJ – NJIEA, a broad-based coalition of New Jersey business and trade organizations, will be presenting the fourth annual New Jersey Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards on November 2
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