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Famous immigrant entrepreneurs

Barbara Krasner

Famous immigrant entrepreneurs

by Barbara Krasner

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Published by Enslow Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Immigrants,
  • Businesspeople

  • About the Edition

    At a time when immigration makes daily news headlines, the contributions of newcomers to our nation"s economy cannot be ignored. Their talent and determination drove them to leave their homelands for a better life. But they didn"t just make their lives better; some immigrant entrepreneurs have built empires, and reshaped our lives in the process. Focusing on those individuals who truly embody the American Dream, this volume touches on powerhouses like news mogul Arianna Huffington from Greece, computer innovator An Wang from China, steel magnate and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie from Scotland, and many more from across the globe.

    Edition Notes

    StatementBarbara Krasner
    SeriesMaking America great : immigrant success stories, Making America great: immigrant success stories
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112 p.
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26952492M
    ISBN 100766092410
    ISBN 109780766092419

    Holocaust survivor Judit "Judy" Cassab was an Australian painter born in Austria to Hungarian-Jewish parents. After fleeing the Nazis (Judy's immediate family members perished in concentration camps), she and her husband, Jancsi Kampfner, arrived in Australia in where Judy established herself as a portrait artist. The mother of two won the Archibald twice and was a finalist over 40 times.   As immigrant entrepreneurs and immigrant investors, we are especially aware of how fertile the U.S. is for innovation. In his book “The Next Years,” Futurist George Friedman says that.

      “These numbers indicate that there is a quiet revolution of immigrant women’s business ownership that is organically growing, but is going relatively unnoticed in the culture at large,” says Susan C. Pearce, co-author of the book, Immigration and Women: Understanding the American Experience by New York University Press.   Philippe Legrain is the lead author of “Seven Steps to SUCCESS: Enabling refugee entrepreneurs to flourish”, a new report co-published by the .

      Immigrant entrepreneurs also face unique challenges. For example, some do not speak English fluently. Despite these challenges, many immigrants share a drive and perseverant attitude critical to their success. We took a closer look at 3 successful immigrant entrepreneurs to find out how being an immigrant helped shape them as an entrepreneur. More recently (), David Ley discusses the business performance of immigrant entrepreneurs in Canada under the Business Immigration Program. The study by Ley examines the self-reported business performance of 90 entrepreneurs in Vancouver, a third each from Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Korea. Ley addresses the challenges immigrant entrepreneurs.


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As entrepreneur, you need to know about the theory and practice that you’ll find in our books. As well as becoming successful entrepreneurs, immigrants can also bring a wealth of new ideas, attitudes and experiences to help established companies succeed.

Studies show that experience of different languages, cultures and business methods are valuable assets to employers, particularly those that operate internationally.

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