Why changing too fast can hurt new businesses
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Why changing too fast can hurt new businesses

Randall Trejos - January 4, 2016

Practice makes perfect, they say, and nothing teaches you this more than good old-fashioned trial and error. In the world of business, especially startups, the fancy words…

3 reasons we keep falling for Black Friday
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3 reasons we keep falling for Black Friday

Randall Trejos - November 26, 2015

It seems official: Black Friday has invaded Costa Rican culture, and it's here to stay. Walking through downtown San José, I stumbled upon one of those stores…

Social Entrepreneurship: how you can do good and make money at the same time
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Social Entrepreneurship: how you can do good and make money at the same time

Randall Trejos - November 9, 2015

You know an idea has reached its tipping point when posting something against it on Facebook gives you a funny feeling of inadequacy. Like when someone openly…

Want to launch an app startup in Costa Rica? Read this first
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Want to launch an app startup in Costa Rica? Read this first

Randall Trejos - October 19, 2015

How many apps do you use regularly? As smart phones become accessible to everyone, app usage increases exponentially. Just consider the following: Mobile apps account for 52%…

The different flavors of starting a business
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The different flavors of starting a business

Randall Trejos - September 28, 2015

Every time a topic starts to become mainstream, it is common to encounter mixups. In Costa Rica we are in the middle of the business startup mixup…

New ways to find the talent you need
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New ways to find the talent you need

Randall Trejos - September 7, 2015

See also: How investors and entrepreneurs can find common ground Whatever business you're in, your company or project is only as good as the people working on…

How investors and entrepreneurs can find common ground
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How investors and entrepreneurs can find common ground

Randall Trejos - August 24, 2015

See also: The preemptive strike against Uber and what it means for doing business in Costa Rica Many argue that there's enough private investment money available, both…

The preemptive strike against Uber and what it means for doing business in Costa Rica
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The preemptive strike against Uber and what it means for doing business in Costa Rica

Randall Trejos - August 3, 2015

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Money for startups: The key to creating more companies?
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Money for startups: The key to creating more companies?

Randall Trejos - July 20, 2015

We can all agree that anything that contributes a third of a country’s gross domestic product is fairly important, right? According to the Ministry of the Economy…

Let Osa grow green: Balancing conservation, empowerment and entrepreneurship
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Let Osa grow green: Balancing conservation, empowerment and entrepreneurship

Randall Trejos - July 6, 2015

See also: Innovation is the new black - 3 pitfalls for businesses to avoid Although we arrive more than fashionably late, Mario Torres welcomes us to his finca…