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Plutocrats of the web

Posted in entrepreneurship by Steve Sammartino on February 9, 2012

It’s all shifting in front of our eyes.  A new plutocracy is arriving. Some of the roles have already been filled…. Maybe there are some new ones to arrive that we just can’t forsee yet. But to enlighten us a little, let’s consider 3 examples:

Yellow Pages Google
White Pages Facebook
Department Stores Amazon

The real question for entrepreneurs is which ailing legacy industries are still waiting for their shake up?


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  1. Sam Sabey said, on February 9, 2012 at 1:33 pm

    I do hope one of these is energy ;)

  2. Nina said, on February 10, 2012 at 9:07 am

    I still find it hard to believe that video/dvd stores still exist when you can download anything online and there is apple tv…

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