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Hyper-connectivity: Mobile Devices, the Internet of Things, and Big Data

According to MIT Technology review from Open Innovation Forum and Exhibition that was held in Moscow on 31 October-1 November 2013, there are many ways of exploring and getting involved into the world of mobile devices, the Internet of Things, and Big Data. Here are…

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Crowdfunding: a Powerful Tool for Democratization of Finance

Crowdfunding is a new stage in the democratization of finance, which attracted the attention of investors, businesspeople, technologists and media. Crowdfunding can be defined as a mean of raising capital for a project or a business gathering funds via the internet the pooling of numerous small contributions or investment.

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Crowdfunding for Start-Ups and Small Business

To have a real impact on the market place when bringing up a new product, three elements are required. First, there needs to be a societal need or a problem; second, there needs to be a new technology or process that can solve that problem and third, there needs to be a cultural willingness or receptivity to trying something new.

With crowd funding all three elements are in place, but enterpreneurs still can’t be secure that their startup of small business will be succesfull. Main risks and challenges a young enterpreneur can meet were discussed at Milken Institute conference 2012 with experts, lawyers and founders of such platforms as Indiegogo and SomoLend.

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Grow Conference 2013: the brief summary of event

About GROW GROW is a technology conference that brings together entrepreneurs, thinkers, influencers and investors to inspire innovation. This conference is about the future of innovation, growth and entrepreneurship. This year we were lucky to attend the conference that has finished several hours ago and now…

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GROW-CONFERENCE-2012

GROW is a technology conference that brings together entrepreneurs, thinkers, influencers and investors to inspire innovation. This conference is about the future of innovation, growth and entrepreneurship. It is a curated environment that helps to unite technology pioneers, founders, executives, influencers and investors who are passionate about identifying problems worth solving. Those who attend GROW usually walk away with mentors and contacts that will help their company scale and grow.

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ShmooCon Hacker Conference

The authors The Shmoo Group was founded by Bruce Potter in the late 1990s as a non-profit security think-tank. The group is composed of people such as Apache Foundation director Ben Laurie, anonymity guru Len Sassaman, PGP Corporation CTO Jon Callas, and Hollywood film system…

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DEFCON HACKING CONFERENCE

The authors DEF CON (also written as DEFCON or Defcon) is one of the world’s largest annual hacker conventions, held every year in Las Vegas, Nevada. The convention was founded in 1992 by Jeff Moss as a farewell party for his friend and fellow hacker….

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TED conference: Ideas Worth Spreading

TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. TED was conceived by architect and graphic designer Richard Saul Wurman, who observed a convergence of the fields of technology, entertainment and design.It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. Along with two annual conferences — the TED Conference on the West Coast each spring, and the TEDGlobal conference in Edinburgh UK each summer — TED includes the award-winning TED Talks video site, the Open Translation Project and TED Conversations, the inspiring TED Fellows and TEDx programs, and the annual TED Prize.

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