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Currencies of the Future

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Charting the entrepreneurial revolution that will sweep across the world.
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Piketty’s Dilemma: How to to Think Like a Billionaire | Taylor Pearson

Piketty’s Dilemma: How to to Think Like a Billionaire | Taylor Pearson | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Just as the Industrial Revolution proved Malthus dilemma to be false, I suspect a new revolution that Piketty doesn’t see – economically based in technology and societally based in entrepreneurship, will prove his conclusions about our future wrong.
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The Article of the Year!

The Article of the Year! | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Well, here it is. The “Article of the Year!” Read it again. It’s that powerful. It’s that important. And if you haven’t read it before, now is the time.
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This article really could be the most important one you all year... If you use it!

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Cameron Herold: Let's raise kids to be entrepreneurs - YouTube

http://www.ted.com Bored in school, failing classes, at odds with peers: This child might be an entrepreneur, says Cameron Herold. At TEDxEdmonton, he makes ...
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Millennials thinking outside the cubicle - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Millennials thinking outside the cubicle - Minneapolis Star Tribune | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Alex Bildsoe has no interest in a cubicle job

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Down with the cubicle!

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Long Live the North Korean Black Market

Long Live the North Korean Black Market | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
The North Korean black market not only exists, but it's vibrant and giving people hope and a chance to rise out of poverty, according to Yeonmi Park.
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Can't stop the Market...

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STOP RAISING MONEY FOR RELIEF AND START INVESTING IN AFRICA

STOP RAISING MONEY FOR RELIEF AND START INVESTING IN AFRICA | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Ebola. Safari. Starving Children. These are words non-Africans often ignorantly associate with Africa and sparks a desir…
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R World: File Under "Reasons to Be Optimistic." Is Entrepreneurship the Reason US Recovery is Stronger Than Europe's?

R World: File Under "Reasons to Be Optimistic." Is Entrepreneurship the Reason US Recovery is Stronger Than Europe's? | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
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Lower Earnings are driving down the Number of Entrepreneurs

Lower Earnings are driving down the Number of Entrepreneurs | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Sometimes basic economics explains why people make the choices that they do.

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Startup Weekend On The Turkish Border Unites Two Countries’ Entrepreneurs

Startup Weekend On The Turkish Border Unites Two Countries’ Entrepreneurs | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
It’s not unusual to encounter a Startup Weekend somewhere in the world. The trademarked event that brings together individuals eager to build and present it..
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Solar mission: Govt to turn 20,000 jobless graduates into entrepreneurs

Solar mission: Govt to turn 20,000 jobless graduates into entrepreneurs | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
State governments will choose graduates to be trained by the centre for around 3-6 months so they have the skills to set up solar power plants of 1 megawatt each
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Entrepreneurship lessons for peace and profit

Entrepreneurship lessons for peace and profit | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
NEW YORK - Karina Koper pays for cabs for her employees to keep them safe from gangs when they go to and from her 53 shops in Guatemala. She also pays extortion money so gangs won't attack her stores.
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The Case for Optimism and Risk at Startups

The Case for Optimism and Risk at Startups | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Last week a company we enthusiastically backed, uBeam, led by a very special entrepreneur, 25-year-old Meredith Perry, announced a $10 million round of financin

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The rest of the workforce goes independent

The rest of the workforce goes independent | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Will we ensure the On Demand economy equally benefits the people who power it?
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MBAs Predict The Future: Sharing Economy Drives Freelance Consulting - BusinessBecause

MBAs Predict The Future: Sharing Economy Drives Freelance Consulting - BusinessBecause | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
The sharing economy is uprooting the traditional employment market. MBA students are increasingly turning to project-based consulting work.

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David Hain's curator insight, Today, 1:51 AM

Future of work is a series of gigs rather than a lifetime in one place. Work on that freelance skillset and mindset now!

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12 Must Watch TED Talks for Entrepreneurs – Shopify

12 Must Watch TED Talks for Entrepreneurs – Shopify | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Cameron Herold: Let's Raise Kids to be Entrepreneurs
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The Future of Making Things - YouTube

Watch and learn how the next generation of digital technology will change the way things are designed and made.

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After Barren Years in Somalia, Signs of Growth by the Bunch

After Barren Years in Somalia, Signs of Growth by the Bunch | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
During the civil war of the 1990s, irrigation systems were damaged, plantations were abandoned, farmers were displaced and storage facilities and ports destroyed. Now, the banana is making a tentative comeback in Somalia.
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Go Somalia!!

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Invest in Liberia's Recovery - PovertyCure

Invest in Liberia's Recovery - PovertyCure | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Partners Worldwide, one of our leading partners, shared the heartbreaking reality of Ebola's impact on Liberia, while highlighting the heroic efforts of local organizations, such as LEAD INC, to keep commerce flowing and fill critical needs..
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Going All In: The Ignorance of Diversification in Life and Entrepreneurship | Taylor Pearson

Going All In: The Ignorance of Diversification in Life and Entrepreneurship | Taylor Pearson | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
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3D Printing: Bringing Jobs Back to The US, While Changing The Fabric of Manufacturing

3D Printing: Bringing Jobs Back to The US, While Changing The Fabric of Manufacturing | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
With everyone from private enthusiasts to industry experts and CEOs heralding 3D printing as the next great manufacturing shift, it can be easy to forget the la
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Young entrepreneurs test their skills in the real world

Young entrepreneurs test their skills in the real world | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Beacon Academy entrepreneurs researched products, developed a business plan, priced and produced Christmas candles and cards with help from Enactus Purdue mentors.
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The Amazing Chinatown Bus Network

The Amazing Chinatown Bus Network | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
The Chinatown buses have run on a highly efficient distributed network since 1997. They are also a crazy time.
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R World: Biden: Why is America Able to Reinvent Itself? An Inherent Skepticism for Orthodoxy

R World: Biden: Why is America Able to Reinvent Itself? An Inherent Skepticism for Orthodoxy | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
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I'm no Biden fan but the man is dead on here.

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13 Lessons From America's Best Entrepreneurs

13 Lessons From America's Best Entrepreneurs | Rise of the Fourth Economy | Scoop.it
Everyone can learn a thing or two from these entrepreneurs.

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Jan Moore's curator insight, October 17, 4:18 PM

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