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The Article:How to Use the Power of “Social Proof” to Attract Customers
The Scoop:One surefire way to excite and motivate your audience to action is by proving to them they are a part of a community. Here is how you can do it.
The Article:What’s an “Inculator” and What Makes One Successful?
The Publisher:Devex Impact
The Scoop:So you’ve heard the buzz about incubators and accelerators, but do they live up to the hype? With possibilities of engaged mentorship, specialized focus and funding, many believe so.
The Article:STEM in the Social Sector
The Publisher:Huffington Post
The Scoop:It’s not just entrepreneurs and do-gooders who are needed in the social sector: With a growing reliance on metrics and innovation, those in STEM fields are needed now more than ever.
The Article:Six Tips to Planning a Free Startup Event and Making a Splash
The Scoop:Starting a new enterprise but don’t know to spread the word out about your venture? A pop-up start up event could be the answer you’re looking for.
The Article:Facebook Will Make Its Employees Feel What It’s Like to Have a 2G Connection
The Scoop:In an effort to help programmers and designers problem solve and ease connectivity issues for its over 120 million African users, Facebook is simulating what a 2G connection is really like—by slowing down their own internal connections speeds.