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Millionaire Founder Fought Major Visa Woes

“Instagram almost didn’t happen, and the U.S.’s convoluted immigration system would have been to blame.” That was nearly the end of the fascinating story of Mike Krieger, the co-founder of Instagram, according to a recent piece by Bloomberg Business. Krieger is a Brazilian native who was studying at Stanford on a student visa after which […]

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Meet 9 Indians Who Are Bringing Silicon Valley Smarts to India

The more we learn, the more exciting this sounds. It seems more and more Indian entrepreneurs (many of whom are former international students) are importing Silicon Valley’s business acumen and problem solving strategies back into India. Some are blocked from work visas, some are simply homesick. But these 9 business leaders are finding the opportunities […]

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