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Why Venture Capital Wasn't Right For Me And 15 Alternative Funding Sources

Why Venture Capital Wasn't Right For Me And 15 Alternative Funding Sources | Future Business | Scoop.it
If your VC funding efforts are meeting dead ends and slammed doors, it's time to take a new path. Here, a guide of 15 options.
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The Way Mayor Aja Brown Is Transforming Compton Is A Model For Every Leader

The Way Mayor Aja Brown Is Transforming Compton Is A Model For Every Leader | Future Business | Scoop.it
To change a corrupt, violent city, Aja Brown is earning back the trust of its citizens. This requires Instagram, coffee meetings, and an insane amount...
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How To Write A Press Release That Doesn't Completely Suck

How To Write A Press Release That Doesn't Completely Suck | Future Business | Scoop.it
Love them or hate them press releases aren't going anywhere. So here's how to create one that people will actually want to read.
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Go Inside Google Garage, The Collaborative Workspace That Thrives On Crazy, Creative Ideas

Go Inside Google Garage, The Collaborative Workspace That Thrives On Crazy, Creative Ideas | Future Business | Scoop.it
In the company's HQ for moonshot thinking Googler collaboration is engineered into the floor plan.
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For Real Workplace Engagement, Empower Every Employee To Be An Entrepreneur

For Real Workplace Engagement, Empower Every Employee To Be An Entrepreneur | Future Business | Scoop.it
Make your employees entrepreneurs wherever they may be. DHL Express U.S. which is home to a staff that's 100000 strong did just that and it paid off...
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What Stanford's Startup Garage Teaches Us About Invention and Innovation

What Stanford's Startup Garage Teaches Us About Invention and Innovation | Future Business | Scoop.it
Stanford's Startup Garage gives students a chance to identify a customer pain point design a solution and develop a business that supports its...
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5 Principles of Convergence: How To Work Better At The Intersection Of Tech, Creativity And Media

5 Principles of Convergence: How To Work Better At The Intersection Of Tech, Creativity And Media | Future Business | Scoop.it
The word convergence has been picking up steam in the marketing world. It may even be the “big data” term of 2013. Yet, the word means different things to different people.
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Bitcoin 2.0: Can Ripple Make Digital Currency Mainstream?

Bitcoin 2.0: Can Ripple Make Digital Currency Mainstream? | Future Business | Scoop.it
It has been a nail-biting year for people who hold Bitcoins, an open-source digital currency that has quickly gained traction in the tech community. Last June, Bitcoins were worth $5. By April 2013, they were up to $266.
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The $5.1 Billion Future Of Crowdfunding Is More Than Kickstarter

The $5.1 Billion Future Of Crowdfunding Is More Than Kickstarter | Future Business | Scoop.it
Crowdfunding is booming. More than 1 million campaigns across 308 platforms raised $2.7 billion last year, an increase of 81% on 2011.
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Your Reputation Will Be The Currency Of The Future

Your Reputation Will Be The Currency Of The Future | Future Business | Scoop.it
In The Nature Of The Future: Dispatches From The Socialstructed World, Marina Gorbis argues we are moving away from the depersonalized world of institutional production toward a new economy built on social connections and rewards--a process she...
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A New Kind Of Top-Down Business Leadership Can Change The World

A New Kind Of Top-Down Business Leadership Can Change The World | Future Business | Scoop.it
Editor’s NoteIn this series of five stories, Volans will highlight key presentations from the Breakthrough Capitalism Forum, featuring thought leaders, entrepreneurs, corporate intrapreneurs, venture capitalists, and investors.
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The Shift From Chief Executive To Chief Influencer

The Shift From Chief Executive To Chief Influencer | Future Business | Scoop.it
There is finally room at the top for a new word: “Influencer.”In most industries, we’ve long ago moved away from the stereotypical existence of a boss who is a cigar-chomping, hard-charging guy in suspenders barking out orders to everyone within...
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100 Great Questions Every Entrepreneur Should Ask

100 Great Questions Every Entrepreneur Should Ask | Future Business | Scoop.it
Paul Graham, Jim Collins, Tony Hsieh, and other business leaders share the questions you should be asking if you want to improve your company.
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Millennials Want Companies That Work On Innovative Ways To Fix The World

Millennials Want Companies That Work On Innovative Ways To Fix The World | Future Business | Scoop.it
The majority of millennials think they're innovative people. They want to work at--and give their money to--innovative companies that are good for...
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Anki Drive Is Racing Google, Not Other Toy Makers

Anki Drive Is Racing Google, Not Other Toy Makers | Future Business | Scoop.it
Today Anki the promising robotics and artificial intelligence company releases its first product Anki Drive. But CEO Boris Sofman says the toy car is...
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Autonomous Vehicles, Big Data, And 3-D Printing Are All Nearing The Top Of The Hype Cycle

Autonomous Vehicles, Big Data, And 3-D Printing Are All Nearing The Top Of The Hype Cycle | Future Business | Scoop.it
Think 3-D printing and big data is a little overhyped? You're not alone. Gartner's annual Hype Cycle report reveals all the technologies that are at...
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8 New Jobs People Will Have In 2025

8 New Jobs People Will Have In 2025 | Future Business | Scoop.it
New technologies will change the kinds of jobs people have in the coming years. Don't be surprised if one day you've taken on the position of...
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John Doerr: Customers and the Competition

Full presentation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=exSZDVXlBnc John Doerr, general partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, discusses competition and the ...

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Are You Ready For The New Mobile Reality?

Are You Ready For The New Mobile Reality? | Future Business | Scoop.it
We are entering a new PC eraonly this time we're talking personal cloud. Here fresh Gartner Research predictions about how the way we work will impact...
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The Rise Of The Invisible App | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

The Rise Of The Invisible App | Fast Company | Business + Innovation | Future Business | Scoop.it
If you want someone to use and stick with your app better make it invisible says RunKeeper founder Jason Jacobs.
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How To Tell If You’re Creative (Hint: You Might Be A Bit Of A Jerk)

How To Tell If You’re Creative (Hint: You Might Be A Bit Of A Jerk) | Future Business | Scoop.it
Forget Myers-Briggs. A study out of BI Norwegian Business School has determined the signposts of a "creative" personality. Conducted by Professor Øyvind L. Martinsen, the study posed 200 questions to 481 people.
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The 12 Trends That Will Rule Products In 2013

The 12 Trends That Will Rule Products In 2013 | Future Business | Scoop.it
Near the end of 2012, a group of us at Ziba got together to review what we’d learned over the course of the year.
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The Long-Term Benefits Of Short-Term Thinking

The Long-Term Benefits Of Short-Term Thinking | Future Business | Scoop.it
I find entrepreneurs frustrating, especially successful ones, because their approach flies blatantly in the face of the strategic best-practices that were drilled into me by business schools and management gurus.When I studied entrepreneurship, I...
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