Welcome to the 1776 newsletter—your pulse on trends and startups innovating in industries that matter. Here you’ll find news on education, energy, health and cities, followed by events and classes where we hope to see you.
This morning we had an exciting visit from UK Prime Minister David Cameron, who talked tech, entrepreneurship and more with our members.Take a lookat the event photos in our Facebook album!
In other exciting news, we have some great reads this week if you keep scrolling down. Focused on some 2105 forecasts, our contributors wrote on new market opportunities and potential turn arounds for bothwearablesandBitcoin.
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3 Emerging Technologies for 2015 - & How to Profit from Them
By Michael Vidikan, CEO, Future in Focus
New business opportunities are coming from technologies that are hitting their stride.Read More >>
Competency in 2015: The Edtech Innovator's Wish List
By Dean Florez, CEO, 20 Million Minds Foundation
Expect a competency-based framework to drive innovation this year.Read More >>
What We Read This Week:EducationTrends & News from around the Web
Weekly Trend:Two Ways Electric Vehicles Will Progress in 2015
By Melissa Steffan, Assistant Editor, 1776
Why haven't EVs caught on as quickly as expected?Read more >>
What We Read This Week: Energy Trends & News from around the Web
Weekly Trend: What Wearable Wearers Really Want
By Kate Tracy
2014 held some disappointments for the wearable industry -- can 2015 be a turn around year?Read more >>
What We Read This Week: HealthTrends & News from Around the Web
Weekly Trend: Will Bitcoin Boom in 2015?
By Peter Lougee
Regulations may not be as suffocating as originally thought and wider adoption could lead to a great year for Bitcoin.Read More >>
What We Read This Week: Smart City Trends & News from Around the Web
Trends from Challenge Cup Beijing: Building a Safer, Healthier China
ByMelissa Steffan, Assistant Editor, 1776
We took a look atthe major trends across all our Chinese competitors this year.Read more >>
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