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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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Dennis Mendiola loves to build bridges. Tens of millions of bridges. Between Filipinos overseas and at home. Between computers and mobile phones Bridging online users and offline mobile subscribers Between those wanting to share prepaid credits In the year 2000, he co-founded Chikka Text Messenger, a messaging app used by tens of millions...

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