• 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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  • Introducing One Of The Worlds New Crop Of Designers… You.
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    “Mass production is out, mass customization is in.” This recent headline from a Fast Company article sums up perfectly one of the ways in which retail is getting rewired to become much more personalized. The number of options for shopping have proliferated along with the myriad ways in which we can connect with customers, but despite the digital trappings, the value exchange is still the same: If you give people want they want, they’ll return. If you don’t,…

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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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  • Jeff Cruttenden – Investing In Change.
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    “I just don’t have enough money to be investing.” If only I had invested one dollar for every time I’ve uttered those words. Common perception is that if you don’t have hundreds or thousands of dollars to invest, it’s just not worth it — at least, that’s what Jeff Cruttenden (Co-Founder of Acorns.com) and his friends thought — but that got Cruttenden thinking… what if you could create an app that connects to a personal…

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  • Govinda Upadhyay – Making The Future Brighter.
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    “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” This well known proverb is the perfect analogy to describe what Govinda Upadhyay is trying to accomplish as CEO and co-founder of LED Safari. Selected as a finalist in the ‘Forbes Under 30 $1M Change The World’ and winners of the EIT Awards (European Institute of Innovation & Technology), the future is looking bright for this social start-up. Believing that…

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