2011 MEDIA

Israel is emerging as one of the most attractive places to do business in the Middle East

 

EIU; Tuesday December 27th, 2011 - When Ryan Hodson, managing partner of California-based Kodiak Capital Group, LLC, first considered entering Israel, he was warned that he would have to navigate thickets of red tape to survive in the market. Mr. Hodson, however, did not let that deter him. He saw enormous potential for his firm in helping supply smaller companies in Israel’s diverse technology sector with much-needed capital.

 

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Living in an mCommerce World

 

Technology; Nov 30, 2011 - Its primary function was to make calls, but the mobile phone has evolved to include another prime title: e-wallet. We’ve come a long way since the brick-like portable phones of the 1990s, and the emergence of savvy mobile technology from the likes of Apple, Nokia, HTC and Samsung has helped thin our wallets by saving our credit card and billing information in “clouds".

 

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Why companies are cozying up to napping at work

 

FORTUNE; August 18, 2011: 12:21 PM ET - In the adrenaline-charged world of high finance, napping might seem like the ultimate taboo, perhaps even grounds for dismissal, instead of an acceptable alternative to coffee and five-hour energy drinks for employees seeking a mid-afternoon lift.

 

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Extreme CEOs

 

CEO Life; July 18, 2011 - Like running a successful organization, excelling in extreme sports requires focus and drive. Participants must also stay in top physical form, maintain a rigorous training schedule and make spilt-second decisions at moments of risk. You cannot dabble in this. The CEOs who practice them say that their sports keep them mentally alert, bring business lessons and build confidence: Conquering a mountain also helps conquer self-doubt.

 

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