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Can Facebook Help Haiti Focus on Growing Its Business Ecosystem?

  Logging onto Facebook can feel like a religious experience. You do it every day, or for some, every week, and you occasionally find some significance. Do you often wonder what is significant? What if we were to change the occasional into everyday significance? It turns out that using Facebook with a purpose and with …

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Port-au-Prince is Broken for 99% of the Population, But the Rest of Haiti is Rich

    The case for Haiti’s wealth! My trip to Haiti was extremely productive. I hope you’ll like some of the interviews and stories I will be sharing during the next few weeks, about Haiti’s potential to emerge as a small business hub. Someone asked me on Facebook to share my first reaction about the …

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Ten 1804 Boss Haitian Influencers on Social Media You Should Know in 2017

Ten 1804 Boss Haitian Influencers on Social Media You Should Know in 2017

  What do you do when you see notable influencers who are recognized time after time for their work on social media, but you rarely see anyone who looks like you?  This has been my observation in the digital space for the last few years. And this is not to say that these big-league influencers …

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Technology, Haiti, tourist predators

Technology is Haiti’s Best Hope to Fight Foreign Predators

  I am writing this article with a heavy and sad heart. There is a war on women and children, in particular in Haiti. Tourists, missionaries, aid workers, questionable adventure-seekers, and those looking to make a few dollars are eyeing the country as an open market. Consider the following headlines that social media has been exposing …

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These Haitian Venture Capitalists Will Make You Believe in the Country’s Future

  Did you ever think you would read about Haiti having a venture capital firm in your lifetime? Probably not! I know. I didn’t, either, until I connected with the firm directly. Haiti does indeed have a venture capital firm, and it’s being led by Haitians to help build Haiti’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. The founders are …

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