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Covering entrepreneurship and business start up questions for non-residents and US citizens.


Apr 24 2019

The curious case of Citgo Petroleum Corporation and the Future of Venezuela

by John Gordon | 21:04 GMT

The US government has moved to prevent the government of Venezuela from profiting from its largest and most profitable foreign asset: Citgo Petroleum Corporation. Citgo is a US C-corporation owned by the Venezuelan state-owned oil company, Petroleos de Venezuela SA, or PDVSA. The rival Venezuelan government, led by the head of the National Assembly, Juan […]

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May 10 2010

10 Slide Fund Raising Powerpoint

by John Gordon | 05:05 GMT

Looking for funding for your startup? You’ll need to state the basic value proposition for your business. Here a summary of what the angel investors and venture capitalists would like to see – no more no less: 1. your team 2. what your product/service does 3. what issue/pain is it looking to solve/address 4. what […]


Apr 29 2010

Do you need to wait for a co-founder for your startup?

by John Gordon | 13:04 GMT

There is a lot discussion among entrepreneurs and their advisers about whether one should simply start a business alone, or find one or more co-founders who can bring additional talents and resources to the table. Jobs and Wozniak, Bill Gates and Paul Allen, the list goes on and on of situations where there was a […]

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Oct 27 2009

From my Irish Colleague, Sean Kavanaugh

by John Gordon | 09:10 GMT

Did you know… …that, in Ireland, the most common Director firstname is John and surname is Murphy? Or that the most common Director star sign is Cancer and the most common Director postcode is Dublin 4? So if you’re name is John Murphy, you live in Dublin 4 and have a birthday sometime between 22nd […]