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“A Tech Guru” – Fox Business News

Martin in the Media

“A man to be trusted, whose business foresight is a matter of public record.” – Deal Hudson, Crisis Magazine

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“A Philosopher-Capitalist” – The Guardian

Martin in the Media

“Bigger than life in every way.” – Human Events

Martin in the Media

“Whatever Rod Martin says is worth hearing.” – Dr. Jerry Johnson, President, National Religious Broadcasters

Conservatives in Secretive Group ‘Slow Walk’ Trump Support

Conservatives in Secretive Group ‘Slow Walk’ Trump Support

Donald Trump’s rise poses a particularly agonizing dilemma for members of the highly influential, largely secret Council for National Policy, an umbrella network of conservative governmental, financial and activist leaders — the membership of which can now be exclusively revealed to a greater extent than ever before by CNN.

Rod Martin Interview: Hope Lies In Entrepreneurs, Not Politicians

Rod Martin Interview: Hope Lies In Entrepreneurs, Not Politicians

October 8, 2015 Last weekend, Rod joined Jeff Deist on Mises Weekends for a wide-ranging interview covering such topics as the refugee situation in Europe, unrest in the Middle East, and why some cultures are more prosperous than others. Rod contrasts the difficulties...

Criswell College Board Approves Trustees, VP of Finance, Policies

Criswell College Board Approves Trustees, VP of Finance, Policies

by Keith Collier Southern Baptist Texan October 5, 2015 DALLAS—Criswell College trustees formally approved a vice president of finance for the institution, elected new board officers and approved various policies and administrative procedures during its fall meeting,...

Hannibal LaGrange University Celebrates Commencement

Hannibal LaGrange University Celebrates Commencement

by Rebecca Sneed Hannibal Courier-Post May 11, 2015 Beautiful weather reflected the bright spirits of approximately 250 graduates as they walked across the stage in ceremonial regalia to shake the hand of Hannibal LaGrange University's President, Dr. Anthony Allen,...

Uber Wants to Get Off Google’s Maps

Uber Wants to Get Off Google’s Maps

by Quinten Plummer TechNewsWorld May 8, 2015 Ride-sharing company Uber has submitted a bid of up to US$3 billion to acquire Nokia's Here maps service, The New York Times reported Friday. Several Here suitors have surfaced since April, when Nokia made known its intent...

Rod D. Martin To Deliver HLGU Commencement Address On May 9

Rod D. Martin To Deliver HLGU Commencement Address On May 9

Hannibal Courier-Post April 21, 2015 Hannibal-LaGrange University will hold commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 9, in the Mabee Sports Complex. Approximately 220 graduate candidates are scheduled to receive degrees. Hannibal-LaGrange University will hold...

IBD: Biotechnology Firms Get Business Backing, Join Forces

IBD: Biotechnology Firms Get Business Backing, Join Forces

by Sonja Carberry Investor's Business Daily March 24, 2015, 01:43 PM ET Medical leaps benefit from a business push. How the disciplines work hand in hand to bring breakthroughs to light: • Stay curious. "It is only by immersing yourself in a field in a very deep way...

Rod Martin Interview With Joe Theismann

January 13, 2015 Rod's interview with Super Bowl-winning quarterback Joe Theismann. Rod talks PayPal, innovation and the decades ahead. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrm7IVhIoSI

How the PayPal Mafia Redefined Success in Silicon Valley

How the PayPal Mafia Redefined Success in Silicon Valley

Being a part of this was one of the most incredible things I've ever done or will ever do.  I will forever be grateful to my dear friend Peter Thiel for including me in the journey.  And this is one of the best stories I've ever read about that time and the impact...

NFRA Announces National Advisory Board

May 12, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DESTIN FLORIDA — May 12, 2014:  Today, National Federation of Republican Assemblies President Sharron Angle, prominent Tea Party leader and 2010 Republican nominee for U.S. Senate against Majority Leader Harry Reid, announced the...

Inside Baseball: Deals In Play

by Molly Cate December 4, 2013 Here’s an interesting one for you. Former PayPal senior advisor, hedge fund manager and entrepreneur Rod Martin is making rounds in Nashville to raise money (about $3 million – $4 million for now) for a new venture that aims to expand...

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