Author Elmira Bayrasli feels strongly about foreign affairs and entrepreneurship. Over the past two decades, she has worked with startups worldwide. Bayrasli co-founded Foreign Policy Interrupted and is a lecturer at New York University. She has written for Foreign Affairs, the Wall Street Journal, Reuters and The New York Times.
From the Other Side of the World: Extraordinary Entrepreneurs, Unlikely Places is about global entrepreneurship, tech startups and foreign policy examines the growth of innovation beyond Silicon Valley, with a focus on individuals around the world who have overcome overwhelming odds to lead high-growth businesses.
Whereas a small business provides a good or service employees a handful of people, entrepreneurs are the manifestation of an opportunity that not only generates wealth and produces prosperity, but also remakes the socioeconomic landscape. Entrepreneurs create new business models and give rise to new industries, which enable new possibilities.
To find out more about From the Other Side of the World: Extraordinary Entrepreneurs, Unlikely Places, visit Elmira Bayrasli’s website.