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Building startups – the five themes that founders need to master.

Building startups. I teach a course on building startups to undergraduate students at a local university. The audience includes sophomores, juniors and graduating seniors. We cover themes that touch the startup mindset, road maps to credibility and launch, customer personas, pitching, selling, product development, innovation

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Thirteen takeaways for graduation – Faisal Khan.

Thirteen takeaways for graduation. The one and only Faisal Khan was in town to attend a family wedding. When we found out that this time his transit in Karachi on his way to Istanbul was going to extend beyond a few days we shamelessly asked

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LNG Natural Gas Market Update – 5th – 9th February 2018

Market Analysis Weather North West Europe: Weather remained cold throughout the week, with easing a bit over the weekend; however next week weather outlook is same. South West Europe: Cold weather in France, with mild weather in Italy, Spain and Portugal, next week outlook is

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LNG Natural Gas Market Update – 22nd January – 2nd February 2018

Market Analysis Weather North West Europe: Cold weather with colder weather outlook for next week. South West Europe: Mild cold weather with an outlook for colder weather especially in France and Spain. South America: Same as last week with mild weather in Argentina & warm

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LNG Natural Gas Market Update – 22nd – 26th January 2018

Market Analysis Weather North West Europe: Weather is still cold but warmer than seasonal limits and expected to further ease up next week. South West Europe: Mild cold weather with outlook for same weather next week. South America: Mild weather in Argentina & warm in

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LNG Natural Gas Market Update – 15th – 19th January 2018

Market Analysis Weather North West Europe: Weather is easing a bit and outlook is above seasonal levels. South West Europe: Mild weather with milder weather outlook for next week. South America: Mild to warm with same outlook for next week. Middle East: Mild weather prevailing

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The difference between value and growth investing.

The difference between Value and Growth investing. What is the difference between value and growth investing? How do the two investing models and frameworks differ from each other? Are there points where the two investing styles overlap or merg? Value investing focuses on finding undervalued

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LNG Natural Gas Market Update – 8th – 12th January 2018

Market Analysis Weather North West Europe: Weather still cold, eased 1-2 degrees over the weekend, with colder outlook for next week. South West Europe: Cold to mild weather especially in Spain & France with the same outlook for next week. South America: Warm weather prevailing.

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Console Wars by Black J Harris. A book review

Console Wars: The battle between Sega and Nintendo for American console market. I grew up playing games like Westwood’s Command and Conquer and Blizzard’s Warcraft: Reign of Chaos. These games went through their highs and lows eventually paving the way for other game studios to

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LNG Natural Gas Market Update – 14th – 18th August 2017

Market Analysis Crude Oil Crude prices remained bearish till Wednesday on over supplied situation, however gained momentum from Thursday on strong demand number, US rig data, weaker USD and traders attempt to cover short positions. Brent price closed at $52.88, increased by 1.50% from last

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