How to Raise Money Abroad

The message below is typical of one I have received many times. “Gary, Does anyone know of reliable sources of information about strategies to raise money abroad (i.e., outside of the U.S.) from individuals for companies that you have started? I have seen...

You Have a Sanctuary On the Farm

Beginning streaks of forest crimson, winked with orange and gold in a crystal dawn. Early autumn’s bite worked through boots that tread over fields of frosted grass. Fall’s first mixture of morning stillness, frozen in the day’s beginning, scolded...

More on Ecuador’s Opportunities and Pitfalls

I am not sure that Ecuador's current position is as optimistic as quoted in a recent USA Today article, but believe circumstances are much better than some who worry about problems with Colombian guerrillas suggest. I asked several friends who live in Ecuador and...

Ecuador Improves?

Dear International Friend, This week USA Today featured a front page article exclaiming the huge improvements that are taking place in Ecuador due to dollarization. I am one of the greatest advocates of Ecuador and have a large commitment there myself but am skeptical...