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Convergence Accel Launches $25M Fund Focused On Indonesian Startups

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techcrunch.com - Indonesia is one of the world’s fastest growing markets for mobile devices. Over one in five Indonesians already use a smartphone and that number is expected to increase rapidly over the next few y...

Fitmob Gets More Funding As It Partners With Gyms And Looks To New Markets

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techcrunch.com - Fitness marketplace Fitmob is growing fast and looking to grow even faster, and to do so it’s raised new strategic funding from Recruit Strategic Partners. The funding will be used as Fitmob adds m...

Real Estate Joins Brazil’s Big Startup Industries

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techcrunch.com - Editor’s note: Julie Ruvolo is a freelance writer and editor of RedLightR.io and RioChromatic.com.  Add real estate to the industries that have captured the attention of venture investors in Brazil...

Requiem for a Unicorn

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techcrunch.com - Editor’s Note: Micah Rosenbloom is a Venture Partner at Founder Collective, a seed-stage venture capital fund. Marc Andreessen has said that there are 15 companies per year that generate 90% of the...

Farmer's markets as ground zero for local, the “new” organic SmartBlogs

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smartblogs.com - For decades, consumers trusted organic foods to provide authentic, healthy alternatives to problems they perceived in the world of conventional food. As organics have gone mainstream, with 73% of p...

CME Group's Terry Duffy discusses markets, politics ahead of GFLC 2014

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smartblogs.com - Terry Duffy is the Executive Chairman and President of CME Group, which is hosting its annual Global Financial Leadership Conference next week in Naples, Fla. Mr. Duffy chatted with SmartBrief and ...

SF Has An S&M Problem

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techcrunch.com - It’s a Friday night, and I am on the prowl. I’m with my friend Edgar, and we are looking for evidence of the increasing S&M problem among the denizens of America’s startup capital. We all know the ...

2014 SIFMA Annual Meeting: Right Around the Corner

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smartblogs.com - The 2014 SIFMA Annual Meeting is right around the corner. This event is truly a unique experience that serves as a one-stop resource for members and industry and market participants to receive upda...

America's richest generation got really, really lucky

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businessweek.com - Jon Burkhart was born during the Great Depression, and like many members of his generation, he couldn't have been luckier. For most of their working lives, he and his wife saved 10% of everything t...

Thanksgiving travel will be busier this year, trade group says

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mashable.com - Airports are expected to be even more crowded this year than last, and airlines are anticipating that they will carry about 24.6 million passengers between Nov. 21 and Dec. 2, according to trade gr...

David Connor

David Connor is CEO of eightytwenty, Ireland's Digital Creative Agency of the Year and a regular presenter on the digital and communications industry.

Editor's note

'For the first time in five hundred years, emergent behaviour is running ahead of the so-called hegemony of understanding communications. Essentially, people are back to being at the centre of the solar system and a brand that doesn't understand this, and can't surround the individual in the centre with different platforms of activity, will lose traction and meaning' Richard Seymour. His sentiment captures the theme underpinning evolutionRevolution.