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[20 Jul 2010]
Things to Consider Before Becoming an Entrepreneur

When Congress was first proposing health care reform, I had a conversation with a member of the United States House of Representatives about health care reform. During our conversation, the Congressman made an interesting comment to me about entrepreneurship; he said that the biggest concern with health care costs now are that they prohibit people from becoming entrepreneurs.
When deciding whether or not to pursue an entrepreneurial opportunity, you are forced to choose between a job with a steady salary and health benefits or starting your own company with no salary …

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[19 Jul 2010]
From Silicon Alley to Palermo Valley: Outsourcing to Argentina

Guest Post by Philip Hordijk
In a country famous for it’s steak, gauchos, tango, soccer religion and natural beauty, the latest trend has been tech. Hundreds of web and mobile development companies have started in Buenos Aires over the last decade, and successfully so. Now, in 2010, big companies like Google, IBM and Microsoft have built bases  in the city often called the Paris of the South. And for good reason, as this is one of the fastest growing internet markets in South America.
While outsourcing web development is traditionally associated with …

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[5 Jul 2010]
It’s Not the Recession, You Just Suck.

This is a guest post by Lisa Barone, the Chief Branding Officer of Outspoken Media. She has kindly allowed Founders Block to republish her original article for our readers.
Are we really going to spend our entire Friday talking about Oprah’s caps locked Twitter debut? Or invest more time discussing Ashton Kutcher and his one million followers publicity stunt? Seriously? Do you ever think that we’re wasting far too much time on stuff that isn’t making us any money or helping anyone? And maybe that’s why you lost your job/can’t get …