Category: Global Trends

Uber
Global Trends
Chris MacIntosh

In Support of Ubers of the World

Recently I read how Uber is blitzing London’s black cabbies. God, it couldn’t have come sooner! I spent my 20s living in London and whenever I landed up taking a black cab in London it was usually after I’d had too many drinks and my cognitive powers had gone kaput.

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Medellin Metro
Global Trends
Chris MacIntosh

Sam Zell May Be Onto Something Here

Many, many years ago on a flight from New York to Vancouver I recall sitting next to a C-level executive from a pharmaceutical company which conducted business “globally,” as he put it. “Global” being, as it turned out, the US and Canada. I had to humbly submit to his “international

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The Case for Frontier Farmland

The following content is provided courtesy of our colleague Scott.  As Scott is passionate about the case for investment in frontier agriculture – a point in which we share much common ground – we asked him to share some of his insight. [hr] Last week I had lunch with an

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KFC and Burger King in Cambodia

The Colonel has dominated the local scene since he came to Phnom Penh in 2007. Though, I anticipate a sea change with a new player in town, the King, who has the potential to dominate the country. No, I’m not talking about the upcoming elections or political strife, but something

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Going Where the Growth Is!

Just a couple weeks ago, two dozen independent thinkers from around the globe descended on Phnom Penh, Cambodia for our Cambodia Boots on The Ground Meet Up. We heard presentations from 12 companies in a smattering of industries and were able to learn firsthand how entrepreneurs on the ground are

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Viet Nam or Cambodia?

As I look out my broken and dusty bus window, wiping the dirty sweat from my brow I am enamored by the rice paddies and beautiful countryside. Suddenly we come to an abrupt stop and I’m relieved of my calm introspection. It’s time to enter “No Man’s land”, that bureaucratic

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