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The Article:Copenhagen Set to Divest From Fossil Fuels
The Publisher:The Guardian
The Scoop:Denmark’s capital city follows in the footsteps of companies around the world as it sets out to divest £700 million in fossil fuel funding.
The Article:I Built an App to Help Africa’s Farmers But Our Countries’ Infrastructure Must Work Too
The Scoop:Despite an influx of new smartphone apps designed to bring modern conveniences and advancements to the developing world, many countries still struggle with a lack of necessary resources.
The Article:Don’t Overlook the Boring Details That Torpedo Flashy Startups
The Scoop:Launching a startup can feel like a glamorous endeavor, but much of its success could depend on the gritty, less exciting stuff.
The Article:The 21 Most Innovative Startups in Tech
The Publisher:Business Insider
The Scoop:Sometimes the Ubers and Airbnbs of the world can detract attention away from some of the world’s most exciting and original startups. These 21 projects are worth the look.
The Article:Six Tips For Stirring Your Online Community
The Publisher:The Next Web
The Scoop:In order to build a successful business, you have to have a captive audience. Here are several tips on how to keep your community engaged and involved.