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Best Green Business Ideas

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Starting a green business has two advantages; you will be starting a business targeting a growing market and starting a green business can be particularly satisfying as you get to make your own contribution to making the world a better place.
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5 Personality Traits of an Entrepreneur

5 Personality Traits of an Entrepreneur | MadSmarts | Scoop.it
What does it take to be a successful entrepreneur? Is it being born a prodigy? Is it having a Type-A personality? Is it being an extrovert who spends all their time tinkering around on projects?
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Oil, Gas and Mining Companies Turn to Startups for Cost-Saving Tech - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Oil, Gas and Mining Companies Turn to Startups for Cost-Saving Tech - Wall Street Journal (blog) | MadSmarts | Scoop.it
Oil, Gas and Mining Companies Turn to Startups for Cost-Saving Tech Wall Street Journal (blog) Companies in the oil, gas and mining industries that are facing increasing regulatory burdens and higher costs to extract fossil fuels are turning to...
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Who Knew Rap Was the "Music of Entrepreneurship"? | Business on GOOD

Who Knew Rap Was the "Music of Entrepreneurship"? | Business on GOOD | MadSmarts | Scoop.it
Watch (and snicker) as VC expert Ben Horowitz quotes hip hop lyrics to support business advice. Read more here. (Rap is the "Music of Entrepreneurship" and @bhorowitz tells us why.
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I'll be jamming to Jay-Z this afternoon!

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These Brooklyn Social Entrepreneurs Want You To Party Hard, Party Without Red Plastic Cups

These Brooklyn Social Entrepreneurs Want You To Party Hard, Party Without Red Plastic Cups | MadSmarts | Scoop.it
The plastic red cup is a true icon of American culture. It's there for the high school keg party, the college pizza study party, the awkward office holiday party and every milestone in between. And that's reflected in the figures.
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#Mobile App #Security 101: List of Top 10 Vulnerabilities

#Mobile App #Security 101: List of Top 10 Vulnerabilities | MadSmarts | Scoop.it
App development is becoming more and more popular, as web and software developers are migrating to the mobile industry. Secure development on mobile applications, however, has not shown the same level of growth or maturity. This article sums the best ways to build secure apps. It concentrates on OWASP top 10 (and similar) vulnerabilities, as these are most commonly found in mobile apps.

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Remotely

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Lessons from a seasoned serial social entrepreneur - Virgin.com

Lessons from a seasoned serial social entrepreneur - Virgin.com | MadSmarts | Scoop.it
The ‘I’m going to do things differently’-moment “I was about 19, standing in a field, and I remember thinking: as much as I love farming in Wales, I just don’t think I am cut out for this.
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The 4 Things No One Tells You About Entrepreneurship - Entrepreneur

The 4 Things No One Tells You About Entrepreneurship - Entrepreneur | MadSmarts | Scoop.it
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Entrepreneurship is glorified in our society today.
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#4 Social Entrepreneur Startups & Crowd Funding

http://www.starto.tv • Chris Franks pays a visit to a revolutionary green energy company called Nokero, bringing small affordable solar lights to the "bottom...
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Asana's Justin Rosenstein On The One Quality Every Startup Needs To Survive

Asana's Justin Rosenstein On The One Quality Every Startup Needs To Survive | MadSmarts | Scoop.it
Understanding what you do and why seems like a no-brainer to having a productive organization. But often, leaders lose sight of their people's needs...
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Startups Hire Screenwriter For Parties - Business Insider

Startups Hire Screenwriter For Parties - Business Insider | MadSmarts | Scoop.it
The newest trend in parties was started by an up-and-coming enterprise startup called Zuora.
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U.S. Court of Appeals Overturns Net Neutrality

U.S. Court of Appeals Overturns Net Neutrality | MadSmarts | Scoop.it
In a ruling published Tuesday, a Washington D.C. court struck down portions of the Federal Communications Commission's rules. (U.S. Court of Appeals Overturns Net Neutrality: In a ruling published Tuesday, a Washington...
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Why Hype Killed So Many Startups in 2013 ~ Ryan Holmes in the WSJ

Why Hype Killed So Many Startups in 2013 ~ Ryan Holmes in the WSJ | MadSmarts | Scoop.it
Underpromise and over-deliver is a tried and true business adage. But in 2013, startups found ways to do exactly the opposite.
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Tech Start-Ups Now Heavily Investing In Fake Meat Companies - Huffington Post

Tech Start-Ups Now Heavily Investing In Fake Meat Companies - Huffington Post | MadSmarts | Scoop.it
Tech Start-Ups Now Heavily Investing In Fake Meat Companies Huffington Post Carmel DeAmicis, a reporter at the Pando Daily who covers startups, explained to HuffPost Live that tech investors are now looking into new sectors, like food, because of...
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Here’s an opportunity map by country for startups in Southeast Asia

Here’s an opportunity map by country for startups in Southeast Asia | MadSmarts | Scoop.it
Mittal is a senior manager of business development at SingTel-SoftBank InnoVentures. A few weeks ago I put together a high-level Internet opportunity map for Southeast Asia. Based on feedback, readers wanted country-level opportunity maps.
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5 Distrubtion Experiments You Can Do For $10 Or Less | 500 Startups

5 Distrubtion Experiments You Can Do For $10 Or Less | 500 Startups | MadSmarts | Scoop.it
This is part of our Distribution series, presenting actionable material your startup can use today. Get more marketing tips by following @500Distribution on Twitter and subscribing to Distrosnack, our daily email with bite-sized ...
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Does social entrepreneurship always remain SOCIAL and ENTREPRENEURIAL?

Does social entrepreneurship always remain SOCIAL and ENTREPRENEURIAL? | MadSmarts | Scoop.it
I still remember the very day I fell in love with a concept I heard a few times but never really understood: social entrepreneurship. Past summer, the news of a cleaning machine that could clean th...
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What CIOs Need to Know Before Relying on Startups - CIO

What CIOs Need to Know Before Relying on Startups - CIO | MadSmarts | Scoop.it
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It seems there's a startup for everything these days.
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Why Every Entrepreneur Should Listen to Jazz

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Listen to Jazz | MadSmarts | Scoop.it
Entrepreneurship is about stepping into the unknown, discovering new possibilities, and creating change. Read (and listen to!) this post to learn why, just like jazz, entrepreneurship is proof that it’s possible to start from inspiration and make something beautiful.
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Brilliant post!

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What exactly is an entrepreneur? - The Economist (blog)

What exactly is an entrepreneur? - The Economist (blog) | MadSmarts | Scoop.it
What exactly is an entrepreneur?
The Economist (blog)
Entrepreneurs are everybody's favourite heroes. Politicians want to clone them. Popular television programmes such as “The Apprentice” and “Dragons' Den” lionise them.
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State of The Lean Startup @ The Lean Startup Conference 2013 - 12/9/13

State of Lean Startup by Eric Ries.
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Unreasonable At Sea: A Radical Experiment In Entrepreneurship (Part 1) - Techli

Unreasonable At Sea: A Radical Experiment In Entrepreneurship (Part 1) - Techli | MadSmarts | Scoop.it
Techli Unreasonable At Sea: A Radical Experiment In Entrepreneurship (Part 1) Techli It's a self-proclaimed “radical experiment in entrepreneurship to combat the greatest challenges of our time.” Its success formula: 20 mentors + 13 countries + 9...
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(Video) Guy Kawasaki's 10 Guidelines For Entrepreneur & Start Up Success

(Video) Guy Kawasaki's 10 Guidelines For Entrepreneur & Start Up Success | MadSmarts | Scoop.it
Guy Kawasaki, once the Chief Evangelist of Apple, now Author of 10 Venture & Small Business development books. Guy runs his own investment bank at Garage.com, helping entrepreneurs raise money from venture capitalists.
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Richard Branson on the Key to Success

Richard Branson on the Key to Success | MadSmarts | Scoop.it
The serial entrepreneur explains why a great company always starts with a strong foundation.
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What Bluffing, Folding and Betting Can Teach You About Entrepreneurship

What Bluffing, Folding and Betting Can Teach You About Entrepreneurship | MadSmarts | Scoop.it
After participating in the World Series of Poker, Matthew Toren provides insight on similarities between poker and running a business.
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