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Weekend Reading List

Futurpreneur | May 26, 2017

It’s time for a roundup of some great content we found over the last few weeks online for entrepreneurs. Need a weekend read? Here is a list to power through and help motivate and inspire this weekend.

New Brunswick biotech entrepreneur David Brown wins Governor General’s Innovation Award – Financial Post

Futurpreneur supported entrepreneur, David Brown, founder of Mycodev Group, named one of six winners of the Governor General’s Innovation Award. David’s innovation produces a natural biopolymer, chitosan, from a fungal fermentation. His innovation impacts the pharmaceutical field, providing new methods for extracting this important biopolymer that is found in many medications.

Strong Coffee, Stronger Women – Bill Gates, LinkedIn

In this LinkedIn article, Bill Gates writes an update regarding the child mortality crisis in Ethiopia. He highlights the incredible efforts that Ethiopian women in rural communities have been doing to change those scary numbers from a few years ago. Today, these women and their dedication have cut child mortality in half since 1990. Their story could inspire you to make the most of what little you may have to make the greatest impact.

Five Success Tips from a Multimillionaire Who Used to Work at Kmart – Entrepreneur.com

Manny Khoshbin, an immigrant who came from civil war torn Iran, tells his story on how he went from being a Kmart stock-boy, to a multimillionaire in present day. He also provides his insight on what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur for anyone (coming from anywhere) who is looking to start their own business.

37 Daily Behaviors That Will Immediately Free Up Hours in Your Weekly Schedule – The Mission

Thomas Oppong, Founder of All Top Start-ups, sees time as a precious gift that cannot be given a second chance. Read his article to find out how to free up some time in your busy week.


Happy Reading!