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

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

5 questions for a Costa Rican jewelry designer – ‘Nature is my inspiration’
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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5 questions for a Costa Rican jewelry designer – ‘Nature is my inspiration’

The Tico Times - September 20, 2015

See also: 5 questions for a Costa Rican comedian - 'To hear them laugh is poetry' Ximena Esquivel, at only 25 years of age, has already turned…

New ways to find the talent you need
Business
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Business
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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…

Costa Rican company opens first liquid egg processing plant in Central America
Business
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Business
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Costa Rican company opens first liquid egg processing plant in Central America

L. Arias - August 21, 2015

The Costa Rican company Innovo on Thursday inaugurated in Naranjo, Alajuela, the first liquid egg plant in Central America in a ceremony attended by President Luis Guillermo…

Negotiating in the world’s happiest country
Business
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Business
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Negotiating in the world’s happiest country

Randall Trejos - May 25, 2015

See also: 4 things you need to know before investing in a local startup Somehow they forgot to teach us this in school. One of the single…

4 things you need to know before investing in a local startup
Business
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Business
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4 things you need to know before investing in a local startup

Randall Trejos - May 2, 2015

"By a show of hands, how many of you identify funding as the primary need of your project?" The room was filled with close to 80 eager,…

Costa Rica ranks 83rd in the world for doing business
Business
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Business
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Costa Rica ranks 83rd in the world for doing business

The Tico Times - October 29, 2014

Other countries are outpacing Costa Rica when it comes to improving the ease of doing business, according to a press release from the World Bank. The World…

Business
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Costa Rican legislature ratifies free trade agreement with Colombia

AFP - April 26, 2014

The Legislative Assembly of Costa Rica ratified a free trade agreement with Colombia on Thursday night that covers approximately 70 percent of exports from both countries, according…