Women Founders: Step Up, Speak out, Lean In

By Alicia Robb, senior fellow, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation I spent last weekend in Guayaquil, Ecuador, attending the first-ever Startup Weekend Women’s Edition in South America. I attended my first Startup Weekend Women’s Edition more than a year ago in San Francisco. Observing attendees at these women-focused events in two different […]

Support for China-led development bank grows despite US opposition

Australia indicates it could join UK, New Zealand as founding member of Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank, which Washington views with suspicion

Support for a Chinese-led development bank is growing despite US opposition, with Australia indicating that it could join the UK and New Zealand as a founding member.

Analysts predicted that others would follow Britain’s surprise decision to put its weight behind the new $50bn institution, despite the US making its irritation clear in an unusual public rebuke.

Related: US anger at Britain joining Chinese-led investment bank AIIB

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