Can we turn the tide of plastic packaging? (Source: FT)
“People around the world are coming up with ideas on how to solve some of the problems and challenges we’ve faced in the last few weeks. For a lot of people, there’s a lot of time on their hands to do research, there’s a lot of thinking time. It is a perfect time to be doing that.”
Marc Andreessen shares his views on why every Western institution was unprepared for the coronavirus pandemic, despite many prior warnings.
“The economy is not a machine that can be simply turned ‘on’ and ‘off’. It is a complex system, dependent on billions of relationships that are falling apart.”
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UK crowdfunding leaders are taking paycuts as platforms put a limited number of employees on furlough leave.
Beaten down by the coronavirus outbreak, the world economy in 2020 will suffer its worst year since the Great Depression of the 1930s, says Gita Gopinath, chief economist of the International Monetary Fund.
With economies in turmoil, how bad will the damage be?
The long-term objective that we have to face up to is this: we have to develop models of collective action that work with the globality of our situation.
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Industry players worry about the future of the sector.
Wefunder launches crowdfunded small business loan and startup accelerator to help founders tackle the Coronavirus crisis.
Crowdfunding is steadily growing, but how the market will evolve in the current climate?
Venture capital, angels and crowdfunding on the forefront to contribute fighting Coronavirus.
With a budget of €164 million, this call is “bottom up”, meaning there are no predefined thematic priorities
Many companies have put a priority on pursuing purpose in recent years. Recent research indicate that so too are entrepreneurs.
“The desire to get rich and create wealth will clearly not go away, nor should it. These findings do demonstrate that individual wealth creation is by no means the only driver for entrepreneurs. The new generation of entrepreneurs increasingly tend to be aspirational in other ways.”Niels Bosma, Professor at Utrecht University School of Economics and Chair of the GEM’s Board of Directors
Yancey Strickler, co-founder and former CEO of crowdsourcing pioneer Kickstarter as well as the author of the book “This Could Be Our Future: A Manifesto for a More Generous World,” joins CNBC’s “Squawk Box” team to discuss why he’s all in on the crowdsourcing business model.