Top 7 fastest growing industries of 2013

Green and sustainable energy

The economy is recovering, and entrepreneurialism has played a large role in helping it along. One of the most interesting parts of this recovery, however, is the emergence of new types of industry. Businesses have found all new niches to fill, and seven industries in particular have shown substantial growth in 2013. (Infographic)

 

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2 Billion Jobs to Disappear by 2030

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A picture of me speaking at yesterday’s TEDxReset in Istanbul.

Futurist Thomas Frey: Yesterday I was honored to be one of the featured speakers at the TEDxReset Conference in Istanbul, Turkey where I predicted that over 2 billion jobs will disappear by 2030. Since my 18-minute talk was about the rapidly shifting nature of colleges and higher education, I didn’t have time to explain how and why so many jobs would be going away. Because of all of the questions I received afterwards, I will do that here.

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10 U.S. cities that will take 10 years to recover from the recession

Reno

Reno’s economy relies on gaming and tourism, two industries which have been hit extremely hard by the recession.

December 2007 is when the Great Recession officially began and it officially ended in July 2009. But that doesn’t mean the economy has returned to where it was before the steepest downturn since the Great Depression and may not for years. Employment is not expected to return to its pre-recession peak until 2014, according to a recent report by IHS Global Insight.

 

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AlwaysOn Selects BioFuelBox As A GoingGreen Top 100 Winners

AlwaysOn Selects BioFuelBox As A GoingGreen Top 100 Winners

 Converting waste into ASTM quality biodiesel

BioFuelBox Corporation today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the GoingGreen Top 100 Winners. BioFuelBox was specially selected from a list of more than 500, with nominations coming from top venture capital firms and a wide breadth of green technology insiders.

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‘Project Wanted Horse’

‘Project Wanted Horse’ 

This year, as a humanitarian effort, the National Black Farmers Association (NBFA) and the Aminal Welfare Institute (AWI) launched ‘Project Wanted Horse,” assuring that any horse rescued from slaughter or an abuse situation would be placed on one of 94,000 NBFA farms across the country. Del Camino Equestrian Enterprises Inc., which takes a very special interest in “senior” horses has honored the NFBA its 2008 Best Humane Business Innovation Award for its commitment to senior horses.

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