Fourth Industrial Revolution

What is hypergrowth, and what can we learn from it?

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Rising fast: Tech giants like Facebook are not the only companies experiencing hypergrowth Image: REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

Thomas Philbeck
Head of Technology, Society and Policy, World Economic Forum Geneva
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Ilkka Paananen, co-founder and CEO at Finnish games company Supercell Image: REUTERS/Roni Rekomaa/Lehtikuva
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