• Want To Help Solve The World’s Problems? Here’s One Way…
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    MIT recently issued a calling to all people for whom “solving the world’s problems is an enduring passion; people who wish to be accountable for creating change.” Conceived to address universal problems that limit human potential, Solve is a new platform from MIT —bringing together the most extraordinary minds (and remember, that applies to anyone whether you’re a student or Nobel Prize winner), to build extraordinary solutions—specifically…

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  • How The Biggest Discovery Platform In The World Is Revolutionizing Commerce.
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    Many retailers both large and small are having a tough time getting users to discover and explore their products.  There is so much choice—how do you even begin to navigate it all—and how can any one person be an expert in everything? As the Internet becomes an endless catalog, how do you help people find things? Discovery commerce ignites an emotional charge that’s key to the experience. “Why do people buy?” asks Wharton marketing professor Barbara E. Kahn, director…

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  • Stores Are Becoming Distribution Points.
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    The future of shopping isn’t as straightforward as buying everything online. While there’s no question ecommerce is exploding—Amazon just surpassed Walmart as the world’s biggest retailer—traditional brick-and-mortar brands are getting smarter about integrating online efforts with their physical outlets. A recent survey by The Guardian of 2,500 shoppers found “90% of respondents say they prefer to buy from a brick-and-mortar…

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  • “Online In 60 Seconds.”
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    “We all know activity on the internet on a daily basis moves at lightening speed”, but in case you’re wondering how pervasive our connectivity has become, this infographic from QMee cleverly demonstrates. I think we’d all agree, “there’s something about having the numbers in front of you that makes it just a little bit more fascinating…”…

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  • Are You Bursting With The Next Big Idea? This Might Help.
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    In case you thought crowd funding came and went and no-one cares about Kickstarter or Indigogo any more… think again. With explosive growth of 1,000 percent in 5 years, it’s estimated by Fundable that by 2020 the model of open source funding will contribute $500 billion in investment, generate 1.2 trillion in economic value and stimulate more than 2 million new jobs. When you consider that around 6 million entrepreneurs launch companies every year and only a fraction…

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