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The Young and the Relentless: Entrepreneurs Under 25 | Huff Post

The Young and the Relentless: Entrepreneurs Under 25 | Huff Post | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it

These entrepreneurs are paving the way for the next generation and are role models for an emerging movement inspiring young people to start their own businesses.

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We can’t let tech giants, like Facebook and Twitter, control our news values

We can’t let tech giants, like Facebook and Twitter, control our news values | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
Emily Bell: Accountability must become part of Silicon Valley’s culture and we can’t leave editorial processes down to algorithms
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Renewable energy capacity grows at fastest ever pace

Renewable energy capacity grows at fastest ever pace | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
Wind, solar and other green technologies now producing 22% of world's electricity
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10 Top Cities for Fast-Growth Companies | Inc.com

Location, location, location. See where this year's Inc. 5000 companies chose to grow their businesses. Related Links Links: The 2014 Inc. 5000 The Top 10 Traits of Inc. 500 Entrepreneurs The Most Innovative Business Models of the 2014 Inc.
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10 great internet marketing stats from this week

10 great internet marketing stats from this week | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
A cracking week this week, with a smorgasbord of statistics, from Android fragmentation to tablet games and eBay sales in the wake of Hollywood blockbusters.
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South Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya lead renewables spurt in Africa | Bloomberg New Energy Finance

South Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya lead renewables spurt in Africa | Bloomberg New Energy Finance | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
  Sub-Saharan Africa will see more capacity come online this year in non-hydro renewable energy than in the whole of the 2000-13 period London and New York, 21 August – Sub-Saharan Africa is emerging as one of the most exciting new markets for renewable energy technologies such as onshore wind, small-scale and utility-scale solar and …
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10 Calculated Risks That Lead To Startup Success

10 Calculated Risks That Lead To Startup Success | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
There is an old saying that good lawyers run away from risk, while good businessmen run towards risk. Entrepreneurs see “no risk” as meaning “no reward.” In reality, all risks are not the same. Many risks can be managed or calculated to improve growth or provide a competitive edge, while [...]
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What's the Real U.S. Unemployment Rate? We Have No Idea - Businessweek

What's the Real U.S. Unemployment Rate? We Have No Idea - Businessweek | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it

No U.S. economic statistic is more important than the unemployment rate, which was officially reported as 6.2 percent in July. Unlike gross domestic product, it’s not subject to revision, adding to its aura. But a new academic paper, highlighted in the New York Times, finds that a long-known source of potential error in the unemployment rate “has worsened considerably over time.” The actual rate may be higher than the reported one, though it’s hard to know for sure, the paper says.

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How an Entrepreneur's Passion Can Destroy a Startup

How an Entrepreneur's Passion Can Destroy a Startup | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
Strong Feelings Can Lead Founders to Make Bad Choices at the Worst Times. Here's What to Watch For.
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Majority Of Digital Media Consumption Now Takes Place In Mobile Apps | TechCrunch

Majority Of Digital Media Consumption Now Takes Place In Mobile Apps | TechCrunch | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
U.S. users are now spending the majority of their time consuming digital media within mobile applications, according to a new study released by comScore this..
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Google’s Android continues to dominate

Google’s Android continues to dominate | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
A surge in low-cost smartphone sales notably in emerging markets helped the Google Android platform extend its dominance in the second quarter
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How Lean Planning Can Benefit Your Business

While it's been effective for startups in Silicon Valley, the Lean Startup Model isn't right for every type of business. Lean Planning works by combining useful parts of the model with elements of traditional business plans.
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Top 6 Marketing Strategies for Online Retailers

Top 6 Marketing Strategies for Online Retailers | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
If you are looking for the top marketing strategies for online retailers then look no further. Great advice is just one click away!
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Women Launching 1,200 New Businesses a Day, New Research Shows

Women Launching 1,200 New Businesses a Day, New Research Shows | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
The latest OPEN State of Women-Owned Business report shows the increasing clout of women entrepreneurs.
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Liquor giant replacing imports with local manufacturing in key African markets

Liquor giant replacing imports with local manufacturing in key African markets | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it

South African alcoholic beverages company Distell is setting up local manufacturing facilities in key African markets in an effort to keep its prices down in a more competitive landscape.

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Supercharge your Visual Marketing with Instagram - Part 1

Supercharge your Visual Marketing with Instagram - Part 1 | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
Is Instagram part of your visual-content marketing strategy? It should be, because 2014 is named as the "Year of Visual Content" and not only is Ins
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Apple said to be working with American Express on iPhone 6 mobile payments

Apple said to be working with American Express on iPhone 6 mobile payments | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
The new payments system would create a powerful rival to Google's Wallet platform, and the ISIS payments coalition supported by AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile, among others.
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The Simple Genius Behind GoPro's Top Selling Camera

The Simple Genius Behind GoPro's Top Selling Camera | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
GoPro disrupted the HD video market with the Hero camera. Here's what makes the design so revolutionary.
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How Apple Thinks About Smart Homes

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The features of Apples new HomeKit framework for app developers show where Cupertino is placing its bets.
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Google's Ad Boss on Overseeing YouTube Sales and Glass Ads | Digital - Advertising Age

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By 2017, the App Market Will Be a $77 Billion Industry (Infographic)

By 2017, the App Market Will Be a $77 Billion Industry (Infographic) | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
Mobile phone users are spending more and more time using apps. Here’s a look at what they are using and how much they are paying for those apps.
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Corporate Accelerators Are An Oxymoron | TechCrunch

Corporate Accelerators Are An Oxymoron | TechCrunch | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
Building a corporate accelerator is certainly in vogue these days. Wells Fargo launched a new accelerator program last week targeting financial services..
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[Exclusive] Fresh off the Dragons’ Den set: Ventureburn chats to Vinny Lingham | ventureburn

[Exclusive] Fresh off the Dragons’ Den set: Ventureburn chats to Vinny Lingham | ventureburn | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
The announcement of the judges for the South African version of Dragons' Den was pretty much the headline news of the week in the country's entrepreneurial
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Yahoo relaunches e-commerce platform

Yahoo relaunches e-commerce platform | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
Yahoo has announced the relaunch of its e-commerce platform which allows small businesses to easily set up online retailing
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South Africa: Entrepreneurship the Long-Term Solution to Unemployment

South Africa: Entrepreneurship the Long-Term Solution to Unemployment | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
[SAnews.gov.za] Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu says the long-term solution to South Africa's unemployment crisis is to create a nation of entrepreneurs and not a nation of job-seekers.
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The World's Most Influential Cities

The World's Most Influential Cities | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
London and New York remain the most important nodes in global power networks, but a host of cities in East Asia are climbing fast.
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