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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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How Famed Tech Analyst Mary Meeker Foresees the Future of the Internet

How Famed Tech Analyst Mary Meeker Foresees the Future of the Internet | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
Keep an eye on user-generated content, messaging apps and drones, according to the 20th annual Internet Trends report.
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#FINHACK - FINTECH FUNDING FORUM

London has a unique opportunity to profit from a technology revolution that plays directly to its strength as a world financial center. Since 2008, global investment ...
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What if African nations operated as one big innovation ecosystem? - Quartz

What if African nations operated as one big innovation ecosystem? - Quartz | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
Africa still has some way to go before it creates a living, functioning, ever-evolving mechanism that supports innovation
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Digitisation goes beyond tech discussion

Digitisation goes beyond tech discussion | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
Even just digitising one facet of the customer experience can dramatically impact on digital. Digitisation is too often seen as a technology discussi..
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Simple Tips To Help You Stand Out On Etsy

Simple Tips To Help You Stand Out On Etsy | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
Kimm Alfonso, director of Seller Development at Etsy, explains how the best Etsy sellers stand out.
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Why are online companies are still struggling to understand the SA consumer? - Memeburn

Why are online companies are still struggling to understand the SA consumer? - Memeburn | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
Leading South African online experts have their sights set on the convergence of customer-centricity, agility and data. These concepts have been around for
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8 ways cloud services have changed the world - Memeburn

8 ways cloud services have changed the world - Memeburn | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
In the past 18 months we have seen cloud computing enabling great innovations both in consumer and enterprise products as it has become the new normal for
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Why Tesla’s announcement is such a big deal: The coming revolution in energy storage

Why Tesla’s announcement is such a big deal: The coming revolution in energy storage | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
The major upshot of more and cheaper batteries could be a much greener planet.
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SA to become global leader in renewable energy

SA to become global leader in renewable energy | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
Independent Power Producers praised the energy department’s announcement on Thursday that it would be opening the door to a host of new possibilities for the private sector.
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Mobile marketing in 2015: geolocated notifications and more next-gen trends

Mobile marketing in 2015: geolocated notifications and more next-gen trends | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
Benjamin Robbins advises businesses on how to make the most of mobile marketing in the year to come
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Learner Revolution in, Ed Tech Revolution out - eCampus News

Learner Revolution in, Ed Tech Revolution out - eCampus News | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
A new report suggests investors should focus on companies servicing the "Learner Revolution," which creates pathways of success to guide individual students
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With a mobile boom, learning games are a $1.5B market headed toward $2.3B by 2017 (exclusive) | GamesBeat | Games | by Dean Takahashi

With a mobile boom, learning games are a $1.5B market headed toward $2.3B by 2017 (exclusive) | GamesBeat | Games | by Dean Takahashi | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
Mobile consumer apps have renewed interest in education games, also known as “serious games.”
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Africa: Is Big Data the Gold Dust of Medical Aid?

Africa: Is Big Data the Gold Dust of Medical Aid? | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
The idea that big data from mobile phones could have helped predict how Ebola spreads and so saved lives in West Africa, if only telecom companies had released it, seemed both powerful and out of sync at a gathering of Médicins Sans Frontières (MSF) staff last week.
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Non-linear and non-predictable: Making news mobile | The Media Online

Non-linear and non-predictable: Making news mobile | The Media Online | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it

South African publishers who want to remain relevant in a fast-changing media landscape must adapt their content and platforms to the needs of an audience wanting personalised and up-to-date news wherever they are.

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Elon Musk takes an entrepreneurial look at his life and business ventures (2012)

Elon Musk discuss how his life has led him from founding Zips to revolutionising the electric car industry and sending the first private spacecraft to the .
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QR codes quietly rise

QR codes quietly rise | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
BBM represented many South Africans' first exposure to QR codes, when it became the quickest way to
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MasterCard doubles card numbers in Middle East, Africa

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MasterCard Inc (MA.N) has doubled the number of its cards to about 100 million in the Middle East and Africa in the past three years, where it has begun setting up partnerships with governments to provide access to its payments system. "This is the fastest growing region," Michael Miebach, president, Middle East and Africa for MasterCard worldwide, told Reuters. In March, the world's second biggest debit and credit card company signed an agreement with the Egyptian government to issue digital identification cards with built-in payment devices to 54 million Egyptians, enabling them to pay for government fees, mobile phone bills, shop purchases and other goods and services. "We see in the Middle East as well as Africa a fairly high cash dominance.
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SA e-commerce market still in baby shoes

SA e-commerce market still in baby shoes | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
Online shopping in South Africa was birthed in 1996, but e-commerce is only forecast to reach 1% of total local retail sales in 2016.
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BEE code change shocks industry

BEE code change shocks industry | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
‘Clarification’ shifts emphasis to individual share ownership from broad-based empowerment and employee share ownership schemes
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Can Bitcoin Conquer Argentina?

Can Bitcoin Conquer Argentina? | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
With its volatile currency and dysfunctional banks, the country is the perfect place to experiment with a new digital currency.
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8 ways to achieve inclusive finance

8 ways to achieve inclusive finance | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
Imagine that no one in the US, Europe, Latin America, Russia and Japan had a bank account. Actually, there is no need to imagine. The World Bank recently announced that 2 billion people around the world – more than US, Europe, Latin America, Russia and Japan combined – still lack access to formal financial services. …
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Gartner Reveals Top Predictions for IT Organizations and Users for 2015 and Beyond

Gartner Reveals Top Predictions for IT Organizations and Users for 2015 and Beyond | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
Gartner, Inc. has revealed its top predictions for IT organizations and IT users for 2015 and beyond. Gartner's top predictions for 2015 begin to examine a shift in the age old relationships between man and machine due to the emergence of digital business.
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New York City unveils the pay phone of the future—and it does a whole lot more than make phone calls

New York City unveils the pay phone of the future—and it does a whole lot more than make phone calls | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
It's also a gigabit WiFi hotspot, a charging station, an emergency alert system and a portal to city services.
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