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12 Surprising Signs You Could Be an Entrepreneur | Entrepreneur Magazine

12 Surprising Signs You Could Be an Entrepreneur | Entrepreneur Magazine | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
Almost every article ever written about entrepreneurship suggests that it's not for everyone.
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Huawei ships 34m smartphones globally

Huawei ships 34m smartphones globally | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
China's Huawei said smartphone shipments in the first half rose 62% year-on-year, as it targets the more expensive smartphone sector dominated by Sams..
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Why You Shouldn't Be Choosing Between Mobile and Desktop Ads

Why You Shouldn't Be Choosing Between Mobile and Desktop Ads | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
Don't make it a choice between mobile and desktop. As our findings show, the combination of those channels pays off big.
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Every entrepreneur is a digital entrepreneur: Accenture | ZDNet

Every entrepreneur is a digital entrepreneur: Accenture | ZDNet | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
Every entrepreneur is a digital entrepreneur, with new and emerging technology set to enable innovative businesses to create up to 10 million new jobs for young people among the world’s G20 countries, according to a new report by Accenture.
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African Tech Hubs and Funds Hope to Bridge the Digital Divide - Frontier Markets News - Emerging & Growth Markets - WSJ

African Tech Hubs and Funds Hope to Bridge the Digital Divide - Frontier Markets News - Emerging & Growth Markets - WSJ | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
Technology hubs are sprouting across sub-Saharan Africa, attracting sizable investments and growing attention.
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How GE Applies Lean Startup Practices

How GE Applies Lean Startup Practices | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
They’re reinventing their appliance business with rapid prototyping.
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Red flags for SA entrepreneurship - Cross Currents | Moneyweb

Red flags for SA entrepreneurship - Cross Currents | Moneyweb | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it

A recent survey has shown that entrepreneurs are among the happiest people in the world. They’re innovative, can drive change, create jobs and shape their own destiny. So why are South Africans not doing more to crack into the entrepreneurial space?

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Changing the world trough social entrepreneurship: Willemijn Verloop at TEDxUtrecht 2014: BEHAVE

BE BRAVE: "We urgently need new solutions to fight poverty. Social entrepreneurs choose to see opportunities instead of intangible problems." In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is...
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Capitalism simply isn't working and here are the reasons why

Capitalism simply isn't working and here are the reasons why | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
Will Hutton: Economist Thomas Piketty's message is bleak: the gap between rich and poor threatens to destroy us
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The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies In Gaming

The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies In Gaming | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
From bringing a television production schedule to the video game industry to turning preservation into a noble and profitable business, these are the...
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15 Possible Asia Tech IPOs in 2014

15 Possible Asia Tech IPOs in 2014 | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
We've sifted through the field to look at confirmed, probable, and possible Asia tech IPOs.
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Africa’s urbanisation: making sense of the numbers

Africa’s urbanisation: making sense of the numbers | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
Insight into business in Africa
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Android Dominates Global Mobile Browsing: Report

Android Dominates Global Mobile Browsing: Report | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
But iOS is the leader in key Western markets.
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3 Myths About Keeping Your Startup a Secret

3 Myths About Keeping Your Startup a Secret | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
It can be tough to let go of your secret sauce, but the pros (helpful feedback and trust in your brand) far outweigh the costs.
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How Wikipedia Zero Could Revolutionize The World [ EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]

How Wikipedia Zero Could Revolutionize The World [ EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW] | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
In an exclusive interview with Carolynne, Director - Mobile and Partnerships, Wikimedia Foundation, tells how Wikipedia Zero initiative help
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Most College Grads Want to Start a Business — But Are They Ready?

Most College Grads Want to Start a Business — But Are They Ready? | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it

A whopping 61 percent of recent college graduates want to start a business, according to The CT Corporation survey. Forty-five percent think it’s very likely they will do so, and 20 percent have already started a business of their own while in college. Even the 30 percent of recent grads who admit it’s highly unlikely they’d ever start a business say they would like to.

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Watch: Global South African tech gurus on bringing skills home

An international online Google Hangout hosted by Brand South Africa saw top expat South African tech gurus discussing ways to use their digital skills and experience to help the development of their home country.
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Building Your Startup Community: Lessons from Entrepreneur Twitter Patterns

Building Your Startup Community: Lessons from Entrepreneur Twitter Patterns | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
By Arnobio Morelix and Yasuyuki Motoyama Startups and the ecosystems they form are increasingly championed as the path to future economic growth and job creation. This makes sense, since startups are, in fact, the net job creators in the U.S. economy. With that in mind, cities across the U.S. have been working on the monumental task of trying [...]
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The 6 People Every Startup Needs

The 6 People Every Startup Needs | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
The recipe for a dream team of employees? Hire these key personality types.
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Winning Social Media Strategies For Public Relations

Winning Social Media Strategies For Public Relations | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
Most social media is a waste of time.  It’s a great place to post photos of your cat, announce your opinion on politics or music, exercise your thumbs by clicking “Like” and “Follow,” and other harmless endeavors. Less nutritious than cotton candy and more repetitive than Candy Crush, social media [...]
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Here's what $9.5b inventure capital looks lke, region by region- Washington Business Journal

Here's what $9.5b inventure capital looks lke, region by region- Washington Business Journal | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
U.S. companies hauled in $9.5 billion in venture capital last quarter. Here's how that breaks down, region by region, according to the MoneyTree report released Friday.
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A Lesson in Social Espionage: How to Dissect a Competitor's Social Strategy

A Lesson in Social Espionage: How to Dissect a Competitor's Social Strategy | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
Gain valuable insights about an industry, a company, or a competitor by carefully dissecting their social activity. In this example, the personal care brand Dove, the following exercises, using only public data, took about 3 hours to complete.
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Beyond Customer Loyalty Programs: 7 Ways To Build Lasting Relationships

Beyond Customer Loyalty Programs: 7 Ways To Build Lasting Relationships | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
Business is about building lasting relationships, not bribery. So what does this mean for the future of customer service?
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The Two Words Steve Jobs Hated Most

The Two Words Steve Jobs Hated Most | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
Apple's former top marketing executive reveals two of the most 'dreaded, hated' words at Apple under Steve Jobs.
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Teachers Guide to Teaching Using Social Media

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Teachers Guide to Teaching Using Social Media | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it

The growing popularity and the pervasive use of social networking websites among our teens and students is a fact we can no longer ignore. Unfortunately, many school boards  still promulgate laws that inhibit access to these platforms in schools and thus missing on huge learning opportunities for students. Instead of forcing an unwarranted ban on these media tools why not embrace them and turn them into learning hubs where our students can thrive academically.

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Codementor Wants To Be An Uber for Developers In Distress

Codementor Wants To Be An Uber for Developers In Distress | MyRoundUp | Scoop.it
Codementor is building out its on-demand help marketplace as it seeks to become an Uber for developers who need help instantly.
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