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Sharing, Solar and Social: One View of Cuba’s Economic Future

With U.S./Cuban relations continuing to thaw — as evidenced by President Obama’s recent trip to the island — a big question for businesses and investors is what kind of economy Cuba is going to build next. At the Second annual Cuba Opportunity Summit, hosted recently by Wharton in New York City, that question was picked…

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Structure Capital’s Jillian Manus as Panelist for Fintech

Structure Capital’s Jillian Manus sits on panel at Fintech: Silicon Valley Takes On Wall Street at the Cemex Auditorium Knight Management Center. Moderator: Nick Shalek, Partner, Ribbit Capital Panelists: Baiju Prafulkumar Bhatt, Co-Founder, Robinhood Libor Michalek, CTO Affirm Jillian Manus, General Partner, Structure Capital Jake Fuentes, CEO, Level Money, acquired by Capital One Finance is…

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Structure Capital’s Jillian Manus on Bloomberg Business

Structure Capital’s Jillian Manus discusses startups, the sharing economy and her investment ideas. She speaks on “The Pulse” by Bloomberg Business.

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Unshackled, a New Angel Fund, Forms to Back Immigrant Entrepreneurs

via WSJ Some of the U.S.’s most successful tech companies, including Intel Corp.INTC +0.93%and Google Inc.GOOGL +1.70%, have been built by immigrants, and many people who come to the U.S. aspire to work in or start tech companies. Without work visas, though, they don’t get far. A new San Francisco-based angel fund,Unshackled, which claims more than 50…

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On-Demand Workforce

Posted by Ashley in Innovation on RedClay Blog Every Solution Equals a New Opportunity The population in the U.S. is 361m, the labor force is 156.4m, 15.3m are self employed and 9.1m are unemployed. According to MBO Partners’ SIA report, the number of self-employed workers is expected to rise to 23 million by 2017. With an…

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Y Combinator-backed Zen99 raises $2.5M to save freelancers from HR hell

Via VentureBeat While most salaried folks may not realize it, being a contractor — a “1099” — can be pretty tricky because you’re on your own when it comes to taxes and benefits. That’s where Zen99 (get it?) comes in. The startup wants to make the bookkeeping process simple for contracted and freelance workers. And today,…

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Structure Capital & Carlos Santana

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