So when you look at the first 3 games of the eastern conference finals, you had ONE of the big three that was supposed to be there. I would almost argue that you could put Lebron on any team in the Eastern Conference, he may be able to take them to the NBA finals. That may be a little extreme, but I believe he could take easily 10 of the 14 in the East..
“We make sure we stay inside those rules, but we will get to the very edge of them if we can,” said Adam Clement, senior creative director for team sports at Under Armour. “Our goal is to innovate in a way that ultimately makes the Olympic rules change. We’ll adjust, but we’ll feel proud of that accomplishment.”.
But, I also know that if I had gone into EE my first time in college, I wouldn have had the motivation to do it. I would have burned out and thought I was not meant for it. But I a different person now.. A Goldman Sachs World Bank Group partnership to provide capital to women entrepreneurs in emerging markets has reached US$1 billion in investments, the institutions said on Friday, far surpassing their original goal of US$600 million.The Women Entrepreneurs Opportunity Facility, launched in 2014 by Goldman and the World Bank International Finance Corp. Private sector development arm, had initially set a goal of providing capital to 100,000 women entrepreneurs over 10 years, but has reached 50,000 in just four years.The institutions said US$1 billion in investments were made in 26 financial intermediaries in 26 countries, including some of the world poorest and most conflict affected states.Investors chasing stable returns should buy firms run by womenWhat a woman on the board worth to stock investors? About 300 bps, according to CIBC studyWhy so few female fund managers? It not their performanceThese so called investments in small banks and non bank financial institutions provide capacity and incentives to boost lending to women owned businesses, which typically have a hard time gaining financing, particularly in emerging market countries.The World Bank Group estimates that some 70 per cent of women who own small and medium sized enterprises in the developing world are either shut out of financial institutions, or can only get high cost short term loans. This has resulted in a US$1.5 trillion credit deficit for women entrepreneurs in emerging markets.fact that we have surpassed our original target by 40 per cent this early on shows that there is huge demand for these investments, said Cristina Shapiro, global head of Goldman 10,000 Women program, which provides access to capital, mentoring and education to women entrepreneurs.IFC initially contributed US$100 million towards the Women Entrepreneurs Opportunity Facility, along with a US$43 million investment from the Goldman Sachs Foundation..