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10 entrepreneurs who changed the world

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From Starbucks to Home Depot, here are 10 of the businesses – and their leaders – that author John A.
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Charting the entrepreneurial revolution that will sweep across the world.
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Society is failing to adapt to a world where we are all self-employed

Society is failing to adapt to a world where we are all self-employed | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
The question is an old one, but it has a new twist. The question is this: how do you prepare for the jobs of tomorrow when you don’t know what those jobs will be? And the twist?
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9-Year Old Entrepreneur Lands Million Dollar Contract with Whole Foods

9-Year Old Entrepreneur Lands Million Dollar Contract with Whole Foods | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Subscribe to our Newsletter! Join the Black Entrepreneur mailing list of more than 11,000 subscribers to stay up to date with the latest news and information. SUBSCRIBE
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The “Good” Student

The “Good” Student | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
I saw an article in the New York Times about Google’s hiring practices that reminded me of the differences between great big successful technology companies and small scrappy startups.
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5 Ways Entrepreneurship is Overrated and What to Do Instead – The Mission

5 Ways Entrepreneurship is Overrated and What to Do Instead – The Mission | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Money. Freedom. Respect. Fame.
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If You Enjoy Your Freedom, Thank an Entrepreneur - Capitalism.com

If You Enjoy Your Freedom, Thank an Entrepreneur - Capitalism.com | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
We are often told how appreciative we should be of our military servicemen for the freedom they secure for us. While I agree that the liberties we enjoy ar
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5 things you didn’t know about Sri Lanka’s startup scene

While the ecosystem’s reputation is practically non-existent, the startups Sri Lanka produces are innovative, lean and scalable.

Via Samuel Pavin
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An Average, Ordinary, Uneventful Path to Entrepreneurship - Capitalism.com

An Average, Ordinary, Uneventful Path to Entrepreneurship - Capitalism.com | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
My path to entrepreneurship isn’t one most would brag about. I wasn’t a whiz-kid salesman. I didn’t start a lawn mowing company when I was six years old. I
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Entrepreneurship Needs to Be a Bigger Part of U.S. Foreign Aid

Entrepreneurship Needs to Be a Bigger Part of U.S. Foreign Aid | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
0.01% of the federal budget is not enough.
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Poor Countries Need Market Access, Not “Assistance” | Nate Mason

Poor Countries Need Market Access, Not “Assistance” | Nate Mason | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
In lieu of market access, technical assistance is ironically provided to help businesses move up the same value chains that protectionist trade policies are expressly designed to make unattractive.
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entrepreneurship is a mindset - Gapingvoid

entrepreneurship is a mindset - Gapingvoid | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Traditionally, there are three ways to become an entrepreneur. The first way is to be naturally born born for it. Folk like Michael Dell, Henry …
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How This Continent's Charity Scene Is Dramatically Changing

How This Continent's Charity Scene Is Dramatically Changing | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
This continent is seeing an explosion of homegrown do-gooders.
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The Hustle Is Glamorized, Criminalized — Anything But Understood — The Billfold

The Hustle Is Glamorized, Criminalized — Anything But Understood — The Billfold | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
The 34% of American workers who make a living this way deserve better
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Dollar Shave Club and The Disruption of Everything

Dollar Shave Club and The Disruption of Everything | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Dollar Shave Club is a textbook example of how the new Internet economy will destroy value in incumbent industries.
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E-Books Die - Lefsetz Letter

They’re killing the book business. The old guard, the ones married to paper and indie bookstores, the publishers afraid of big bad Amazon, have achieved their goal, they’ve killed the e-book.
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Turquoise Mountain: Helping Keep Entrepreneurship Alive in Afghanistan

Turquoise Mountain: Helping Keep Entrepreneurship Alive in Afghanistan | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Headlines about Afghanistan over the past decade have centered on military conflict and the fight against global terrorism. Too often lost in that rubble are st
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The returns to entrepreneurship

The returns to entrepreneurship | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
I was at dinner the other night with a group of entrepreneurs. One told the story of a 27-year-old whiz kid whose company will likely exit for $500M - $1B - the business now being less than two years old.
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Hacker Houses: Homes of the New Renaissance — Startup Grind

Hacker Houses: Homes of the New Renaissance — Startup Grind | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
by Suouxzanna Downs on Startup Grind ¶

It’s twilight. There are over a dozen teens and twenty-somethings that have finally filled back in to the house. Th…
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The Global Poor Desperately Need a Thing You Can’t Taste or Touch: Property Rights | The Stream

The Global Poor Desperately Need a Thing You Can’t Taste or Touch: Property Rights | The Stream | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Rio’s poor lack a much more important ticket than one to the Olympics. They lack a ticket into the game of capitalism. They lack property rights.
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R World: Post-Capitalist Economics: What It Means for Policy When Investors Buy Negative Interest Rate Bonds

R World: Post-Capitalist Economics: What It Means for Policy When Investors Buy Negative Interest Rate Bonds | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
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There’s more to life than being a fucking entrepreneur. — HI MY NAME IS JON

There’s more to life than being a fucking entrepreneur. — HI MY NAME IS JON | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
I’m guilty. I’m guilty of pushing the idea that the only thing worth doing with your life is being an entrepreneur. That’s this idea that I…
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Africa is Growing Thanks to Capitalism

Africa is Growing Thanks to Capitalism | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Since the new millennium's start, Africa’s average per capita income rose by more than 50%
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