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The Immigrant Entrepreneur

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Business, Careers, Management & Marketing, Society & Culture, Personal Journals

Immigrants create over 35% of Silicon Valley start-ups, including Google, eBay, Intel, Yahoo and PayPal. 40% of Fortune 500 companies were started by immigrants or their children. Over 27% of all new businesses in this country are created by immigrants. How do they do it? At the Immigrant Entrepreneur, I interview these successful founders to understand their struggles, breakthroughs, resources, and successes.

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If you are a host on Airbnb, maybe you would like to get paid before your guests arrive. Then you could beautify that room – so that it is worth what you are charging! Two Venezuelan/American friends founded Payfully https://www.payfully.co/, to help you do just that! The early ancestors of Luis Sculls were Quakers from England who came first to...

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One of Luis’ favorite television shows when he lived in El Salvador was Beverly Hills. After he arrived at San Francisco airport his uncle drove him around Pacific Heights, where all the elites live. Luis, thinking this was what America was like, kept spotting his house. Then his uncle drove to their actual house at 14th and Woodward in the...

Otto Berkes is Chief Technology Officer atCA Technologies, a 4 billion company with 13,000 employees in 40 countries. CA Technologieshelps companies build software, run their applications, manage their cyber-security, and much more. Today he manages engineering teams, people like himself when he co-founded Xbox, the game console on which 40...

Francesca Cavallo and Elena Favilli, wrote and published a children’s picture book, Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls, 100 Tales to Dream Big. And they are creating their own story, moving to America to compose a picture book! That is 220 pages long! That has 60 illustrators! And yes, that made crowdfunding history with well over $1 million in...