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The Article:Borneo-Based Startup Keeps Ancient Skills Alive
The Publisher:Pioneers Post
The Scoop:One Borneo-based company is using modern technology to help local artisans and makers profit from their traditional skills.
The Article:The 6 Biggest Mistakes to Avoid When Building a Brand
The Scoop:From lacking vision to losing sight of your competitors, here are six pitfalls to avoid when you’re beginning to launch a brand.
The Article:Bill Gates Asks Young People To Fight Climate Change and Sexism
The Publisher:Huffington Post
The Scoop:The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation addressed its annual letter to secondary school-aged young people, encouraging them to tackle climate change and gender equality.
The Article:Math and Science are the Keys to Unlocking Africa’s Potential
The Scoop:In order for Africa to thrive and become competitive on a global scale, it needs to arm its citizens with the powerful tools of science, math, and technology.
The Article:This Startup Has a Radical Way to Save Businesses Time on Menial Office Tasks
The Publisher:Business Insider
The Scoop:Finding compatible freelancers can be a major issue for many companies, something startup Konsus hopes to fix with their new project management company.