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Developing In Dubai Hussain Sajwani

Hussain Sajwani is a pioneer in real estate development and business in the United Arab Emirates. As a businessman, he is a fantastic example of how successful an individual can become if placed into in a position to succeed. Having undergone education in the United States, Hussain Sajwani is no stranger to widespread capitalism thanks to his time spent studying economics at the University of Washington in the United States. It is there that he would expand his horizons as a real estate developer and find success negotiating with the world’s best businessmen.


Achieving an Education in Economics

Hussain Sajwani chose to study within the United States in order to get a much broader vision of what business was like outside of Dubai. His time in the United States prompted him to spend time studying the difference between his country’s economical system and the socioeconomic system of the United States of America. His time spent at the University of Washington would eventually pay off as Hussain Sajwani would go on to strike deals with key figures in the American business industry.


Key Relationship With Donald Trump

Hussain Sajwani had a critical role in helping Donald Trump to establish real estate development properties within Dubai. Donald Trump has since achieved the highest post in America as the President of the United States. Sajwani has since gone on to declare that he would gladly continue to do more deals with Donald Trump if Donald Trump were willing. Donald Trump’s relationship with Hussain Sajwani has sparked a huge amount of development in Dubai leading the country to lead the way in modern architecture.


With his time spent forming Damac and dealing with real estate across the globe, Hussain Sajwani has become a global icon in the realm of property development. His impact on the United Arab Emirates cannot be denied as he continues to utilize his skills acquired abroad in America to push himself to secure lucrative development deals to develop waterside properties all across Dubai. His time working with the sheiks in Dubai has established Hussain Sajwani as one of the most successful property developers of all time.

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Dick DeVos Education and Work History

Dick DeVos was born on October 21, 1955 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is the son of Richard Marvin DeVos and Helen June (Van Wesep). Richard DeVos, his father is the co-founder of Amway. Dick DeVos is an entrepreneur-businessman and has spent his vast career working in various executive positions at the NBA’s Orlando Magic, the Windquest Group, and Amway. DeVos went through the public school system and graduated from Forest Hills. He holds a business administration degree from Northwood University. He has also attended Wharton’s School, the Harvard Business School, and has been awarded honorary doctorates from Grove City College, Central Michigan University and Northwood University where he enjoys distinguished alumni status. DeVos is also a qualified helicopter and jet aircraft pilot and has won the National sailor championship twice.


During his nine-year term as the president of Amway, DeVos was actively involved in the company’s operations which span around 50 countries in six continents. Amway reported $4.5 billion in sales, during his last fiscal year. Before becoming president, he had worked as Vice President of Amway International where he was in charge of operations in 18 countries outside America. During his presidency at Amway, the company tripled its international sales and opened new markets for the first time exceeding domestic sales. In 1991 the DeVos family acquired the Orlando Magic team, and Dick DeVos assumed the role of CEO for three years.


Apart from his business roles, DeVos has also been involved in many community initiatives. He started the West Michigan Aviation School, an Education Freedom Fund that has awarded scholarships to over 4,000 underprivileged children in Michigan, and has also served on the Education State Board. He has acted as chair/co-chair of various regional healthcare and revitalization improvements in the Grand Rapids area including a $212M convention center, $75M downtown arena, a $130M heart hospital, a $30M Downtown Market and a $90M medical school. In 1997, he published a book “Rediscovering American Values,” which is a best seller and is available in seven different languages. Dick DeVos is married to Betsy DeVos who is a former chair lady of Michigan Republican Party and a Secretary of Education designee of President-Elect Donald Trump. They both have seven children and five grandchildren.


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President of Highland Capital Named to Business Board of Southern Methodist University

James Dondero has recently been appointed to the Executive Board of the Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business. As the president and co-founder of Highland Capital Management, Dondero’s entrepreneurial expertise will offer a valuable asset to the business school’s board. In addition to his new position, Dondero and Highland Capital Management have been strong supporters of Southern Methodist University for many years. More specifically, the Highland Capital Management Tower Scholars encourages and aids individuals who pursue areas of public policy both academically and professionally. Additionally, Dondero is a consistent supporter of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum.

Before co-founding Highland Capital Management, James Dondero accumulated years of valuable experience and knowledge. He attended the University of Virginia and graduated with highest honors. Dondero continued his education at the McIntire School of Commerce and received dual majors in Finance and Accounting. In addition to an extensive education, Dondero also pursued several certificates and qualifications. He has received recognition as a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Management Accountant as well as a Chartered Financial Analyst. Dondero’s professional career began in 1984 as an analyst in the Morgan Guaranty training program. Soon after, he joined forces with American Express as a Corporate Bond Analyst. Dondero was eventually hired to Portfolio Manager with millions worth of assets under his care. The GIC subsidiary of Protective Life hired Dondero in 1989 to help successfully grow them grow out of inception.

Highland Capital Management was co-founded by James Dondero in 1993 as an SEC-registered investment adviser. To date, the company is managing around $16 billion in assets. Highland Capital Management offers clients a wide range of credit and investment services including credit hedge funds, private equity funds and mutual funds, ETFs, REITs and Collateralized Loan Obligation (CLO). Highland Capital Management has received recognition and several awards for their services. In fact, the company is a leading developer in the Collateralized Loan Obligation market. Besides his involvement at Highland Capital Management, Dondero is a board member of MGM Studios and American Banknote. He also serves as Chairman for Cornerstone Healthcare, CCS Medical and NexBank.

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Nathaniel Ru – Building a Sweetgreen Culture

When you put three Georgetown University graduates together and ask them to come up with a business idea, what are you likely to get? Most young people would think of tech startups, but the trio of Nicolas Jammet, Jonathan Neman, and Nathaniel Ru took an entirely new path. Food. Being the children of entrepreneurs, these three young men wanted to build a business their own sustainable business. There was also a need for healthy food options in the Georgetown area. Nathaniel Ru and his partners opened their first branch barely three months after graduation, in August 2007, and named it Sweetgreen. This restaurant was a success and the beginning of bigger things for the three young men.


Nathaniel Ru, co-founder, and co-CEO of Sweetgreen has been instrumental in the growth and success of this food chain. Sweetgreen brings sustainable, healthy and delicious eating options to the market. The varied and seasonal menu uses organically grown produce, gets meat from animals that are humanely treated and antibiotic free, and only uses natural sweeteners. Sweetgreen, as of February 2016, had 40 outlets countrywide.


Sweetgreen started off with initial funding from 40 friends and relatives, but with time has managed to secure three rounds of venture capital funding from major investors. Nathaniel Ru and his co-founders have been able to secure funding of $22 million and $18.5 million in 2013 and 2014 respectively, from Revolution Growth. The most recent funding of $35 million came from a combination of investors, including Revolution Growth.


Nathaniel Ru attributes the successful fundraising ventures to the fact that he and his co-founders are passionate about their business, and they work hard to achieve their goals. Sweetgreen has always stuck to their original business plan, and this has worked to their advantage. Potential investors always want to see where the business started, how it is doing, and what its future is.


Sweetgreen is more than just a food chain. They sell a set of values that are about doing everything right. Sweetgreen is a lifestyle, a brand, and vision. Nathaniel Ru and his co-founders have made sure that their 1700 employees share these values so that they can pass them on to the customers. Sweetgreen is not all about food, though. They are also involved in philanthropy, music (the annual Sweetlife Festival), technology (the Sweetgreen App) and lifestyle space.


Nathaniel Ru, Nicolas Jammet, and Jonathan Neman have built more than just a food chain. They have created a new culture – the Sweetgreen Culture, based on the positive values of hard work and doing things right.


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The Cunning Business Mind of Don Ressler

Don Ressler has become one of the most respected entrepreneurs in the tech world. He is known for repeatedly launching exciting sites that tend to make a lot of money in a very short period of time. Launching a startup is not an easy thing to do. However, Don has the ability to make it look easy. There are many people who have studied Don’s career in an attempt to discover the secret to his success on LinkedIn. However, Don has said that you will not be able to be successful by copying him. He believes that his success comes from something that is impossible to quantify.

One of the greatest successes in Don’s career is the site called Dermstore. The site sells products that are related to cosmetics and skincare. Don has said that he chose these industries because he saw great earning potential in both of them. He also had spent some time looking at some of the other sites that sell these products. Studying the competition made him realize that the time was perfect to get involved in cosmetics and skincare because there was not any stiff competition. Don Ressler believed that he could design a site that could acquire a large share of the market very quickly. He turned out to be correct.

Many of the biggest venture capital companies reached out to Don after the success of Dermstore. They wanted to invest money in his next website. He decided that he wanted to attempt to conquer an entirely different industry. A friend suggested that he try his hand as designing a site that sells clothing. Don thought is was a great idea. Ressler used the money from the venture capitalists to create a startup called JustFab. The site attracted several million people during its first year. However, the site really became profitable when Don decided to start selling shoes and clothing for kids.

Don got the idea for his next startup when he was walking in the park near his home. Ressler noticed that many of the people were joggers who were wearing various types of athletic clothing. It was at that moment that Don realized athletic clothing was a huge industry that he should attempt to tap into. Don would get the financing from investors to launch Fabletics. This site was the athletic clothing version of JustFab. It also attracted a huge amount of consumers and became yet another success for Don Ressler.

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As George Soros Achieve Milestone, It Equally Attract Foes

It is a clear revelation that it’s not everyone who is happy about the activities of George Soros‘ Open Society Foundation. A recent article by Forbes reveal that Russia were against the notion of ‘open society’ citing the activities of Open Society Foundation as a threat to its national security. There are even people trying to plan undercover investigations to expose their hypothetically illegal activities that OSF is involved in.

On 20th of March, Raw Story reported such an incident where the James O’Keefe was busted trying to infiltrate the organization. According to Raw Story, O’Keefe wanted to implement an operation to sabotage the organization by using a representative, Geraghty to get through into the organization. His plan involved creating a social media page like for instance LinkedIn bearing the name of ‘Geraghty’ in order to dig deeper into the embarrassing activities of the organization.
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He also thought of implanting an undercover agent to explore into the illegal activities of the organization, taking secret video of such felonies executed by the executives, employees or any other stakeholder especially those associated with political endorsements and campaigns funding.

About Open Society Foundation

Formerly referred to as Open Society Institute, OSF is a network of people, foundations, charities and projects in more than 100 countries. The foundation as detailed in Wikipedia is involved in a number of activities including offering education sponsorships, eliminating communism and advocating for capitalism, ensuring that governments across the world maintain transparency and accountability, protection of human rights, and ensuring truth for everyone.

Open Society Foundation has had numerous enemies especially countries where governments are authoritarian, like for instance Russia. In its activities, OSF targets a group of regional initiatives like for instance the Open Society Initiative for Western Africa and the Open Society Initiative for the Southern Africa.

OSF has it’s headquarter office in NY. Since its establishment, the society has offered $11 billion in expenditures in form of charity, sponsorships for education and other progressive activities, politics, movements among others. The organization’s name was inspired by the book ‘The Open Society and Its Enemies’ written by Karl Popper.

Today, OSF is majorly involved bringing accountability and transparency to the natural resources industries particularly those making secret payoffs to local autocrats, a scenario that for more than a decade has resulted into some of the world’s worst scandalous violence. To achieve such, the organization supports other independent organizations including Institute of New Economic Thinking, Global Witness, European Council on Foreign Relation and the International Crisis Group.

George Soros is the chairman of OSF and Soros Fund Management. He was a refugee in his birth country Hungary before fleeing to England following World War II. After earning his Degree from the London School of Economics, he fled to the United States, accumulated a lot of wealth via venturing into international investment fund after which George Soros founded SFM.

George Soros is also a best-selling author with a couple of books such as ‘The Tragedy of European Union’ which he composed in 2004. He has written a couple other articles on finance, economics, society and politics published in major magazines and newspaper in United States.

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U.S Money Reserve Introduces It’s New Website

The US Money Reserve has just released a brand new e-commerce website (CB19 has more info) focusing on high-quality, rare, and unique gold and silver coin. Looking forward to the future, they hope the new website will attract a new generation of gold buyers into the precious metal market.

Many new features have been added and the design of the website has been changed dramatically. The United States Money Reserve is one of the largest distributors of precious metal coins issued by the United States government. Founded by veterans of the gold market, it has made quite a name for itself over the years. Learn more about US Money Reserve: and

Working with everyday persons, they allow anyone to physically possess highly valuable bullion as an investment. Unlike many companies that offer stock certificates that are subject to the highly volatile stock market, gold and silver coins offer stable investment.

The U.S Money Reserve has a knack for attracting the best talent available. Currently, it is head by Philip N. Diehl, the former head of the United States Mint. Even today Diehl continues to make headlines for his insight and wisdom in the business of the U.S currency.

For example, he has advocated the United States stop producing pennies because each penny cost 1.8 cents to produce making it’s production little more than a waste of tax dollars – you can read more: US Money Reserve | LinkedIn. The renovation of the site represents the company’s dominance of the world of precious metal exchange. There are new features added as well to show US Money Reserve’s commitment to excellent customer service.

The brand’s new image features former it’s current President, Philip N. Diehl. The coin gallery has also been rearranged. The Money Reserve’s new site is intended to help educate on the advantages of investing in gold and silver bullion issued by the government. Read more:  US Money Reserve | CrunchBase

Client-Connect Advantage, a new feature added, the company contact its customers for personal consultations and safe transactions conducted offline. Moey Reserve even promises to allow any unsatisfied customer a full refund if they return their precious metal in 30 days. Thanks to improvements such as Gold Standard IRA, U.S Money starts its new era in strong standing.

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Shaygan Kheradpir Assumes CEO Helm At Coriant

Naperville, Illinois-based Coriant issued a statement naming Shaygan Kheradpir as Chief Executive Officer. Shaygan comes to the optical transmission hardware/software manufacturer after a tumultuous stint at the helm of Juniper Networks. Kheradpir succeeds Patrick DiPietro, the chief architect behind Coriant’s formation. DiPietro brought together Nokia’s optical operations and portions of Sycamore Networks.

In a public statement released by Juniper Networks, Kheradpir resigned as Chief Executive Officer, after a “review by the board of directors of his leadership and his conduct in connection with a particular negotiation with a customer.” Kheradpir presided over employee downsizing, failed negotiations, management uprising, and investor revolt.

Kheradpir succeeds Patrick DiPietro, the chief architect behind Coriant’s formation. DiPietro brought together Nokia’s optical operations and portions of Sycamore Networks. Until his addition as the new Chief Executive Officer, Shaygan Kheradpir assumed the out-of-public-view position of Operating Executive to Marlin Equity Partners. According to Marlin Equity Partners, “Shaygan is a recognized business and technology leader with almost 30 years of executive experience across the telecommunication, technology, and financial services sectors.”

Cornell University graduate Shaygan Kheradpir, holds a bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degree in electrical engineering. He is recognized for his accomplishments by being elected to CIO Magazine’s Hall of Fame and is a patent holder for several telecommunication applications and optical transport technologies.

Shaygan Kheradpir telecommunications career started in 1987 with GTE. He re-engineered the corporate framework into a computer science-driven environment, establishing GTE as an industry leader. Not resting on his laurels, Kheradpir headed to Verizon Communications as Chief Information and Technical Officer. He presided over information technology applications for Verizon including FIOS.

Banking on his success at Verizon, Shaygan Kheradpir became the chief operations and technology officer of Barclays Bank. His responsibilities included global product distribution systems and operations development.