Should entrepreneurs work for free?
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Should entrepreneurs work for free?

Randall Trejos - April 18, 2016

Recommended: Money for startups – the key to creating more companies? “We all work for free here,” she said with certain pride in her tone. “We know…

Rodrigo Brenes wants to take over the world, one ice cream cone at a time
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Rodrigo Brenes wants to take over the world, one ice cream cone at a time

Jill Replogle - March 19, 2016

As I walk in the door of the home-office-ice cream factory that Rodrigo Brenes shares with his architect girlfriend, he's intensely waiving his imaginary conductor's baton at…

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

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

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Dippin’ Dots ice cream comes to Costa Rica
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Dippin’ Dots ice cream comes to Costa Rica

L. Arias - February 21, 2015

The first Costa Rica location of U.S. ice cream brand Dippin’ Dots opened this week at Mall Plaza Premium La Cuesta in Escazú, southwest of San José.…

Selling ice cream is good business in Costa Rica
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Selling ice cream is good business in Costa Rica

L. Arias - March 12, 2014

Be it soft serve, frozen custard or milk shakes, Ticos love their ice cream. Recently, three companies announced their intentions to cash in on all the dessert…