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Startup Trends 2014 II Including Nest.com's $3.2B Sale To Google via Curatti

Startup Trends 2014 II Including Nest.com's $3.2B Sale To Google via Curatti | Curation Revolution | Scoop.it

Startups are fun, creative & may be our best hope. This second of a two part Curatti series covers startup trends from digital homes to wearable tech.

As I was putting the finishing touches on this second post in a 2 part Startup Trends 2014 for Curatti.com one of our featured Smart Home Startups @Nest sold to Google for $3.2B. Amazing.

More than 25 other cool startups covered some of them will be worth billions too :). M

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Crowdfunding & Gamification: What's Next

Crowdfunding & Gamification: What's Next | Curation Revolution | Scoop.it

When the lit match of gamificaiton hits the exposed jet fuel of crowdfunding both will feed speed, scale and intelligence into the other. I've read the Forrester report that predicts 80% gamification failure by 2015 and have two thoughts. 

1. 80% failure is about the normal Internet marketing "hit" rate.

2. That means 20% are going to win BIG, very big.

The combination of gamification and crowdfunding is more likely than not to be in that 20% winner category.  

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