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Omaha best US city for tech start-ups: SmartAsset

A study by financial advisory SmartAsset ranks Omaha, Nebraska as the best city in the US to launch a technology company.

Cautious optimism regarding FDI flows: Unctad report

The annual report for 2014 from Unctad was positive about FDI inflows but warned of unequal economic prosperity between developed and developing countries. 

Coalition for Green Trade unites on environmental tech tariffs

Officials have united under the auspices of the Coalition for Green Trade to call for barriers to be removed on environmental technologies. 

American Chamber on Commerce in Shanghai gives thumbs up to Chinese investment

The chair of the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai says that China still has a great deal to offer US investors, though admits to some flash points regarding US companies purchasing up-and-coming Chinese brands.

London best for economic opportunities: PWC ranking

The annual Cities of Opportunity Index by consultancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers ranked London as the leading city.

US DoE's lab network needs utilising, says expert

The US Department of Energy's $12.5bn network of research and development labs are not fulfilling their full potential, according to Mark Muro, a senior fellow and director at US think tank Brookings' metropolitan policy programme.

North American M&A down in August: Zephyr

According to M&A database Zephyr, mergers and acquisition activity was down in August, compared with July.

FDI boosts job creation in Americas in 2014

Nearly 100,000 jobs were created through FDI by automotive original equipment manufacturer (OEM), business services, renewables and consumer products firms in the Americas in the first six months of 2014.

Investors lost $22bn in unreclaimed taxes in 2012

According to a recent report by tax reclamation service specialist Goal Group, investors lost more than $20bn through unclaimed withholding tax on foreign asset returns in 2012.

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Is crowdfunding a new way to finance FDI?

Crowdfunding is all the rage for trendy independent movies and niche start-ups, but can the technology transfer to the more serious world of FDI? 

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