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Bill Gates' advice to future entrepreneurs: Go into science

Posted On: Feb 13, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Bill Gates' advice to future entrepreneurs: Go into science

Bill Gates said Tuesday at a discussion with Lin-Manuel Miranda that he thinks future entrepreneurs should go into science.
People with an interest in science will be able to tackle many of the issues that Gates thinks are most important, like global disease and the need to create a new energy system.
"The more you can learn the science, the more you will see where the opportunity is," he said.
One thing Bill Gates is known to be good at is spotting opportunity.
His vision of the emerging opportunities in the world of computers spurred him to drop out of Harvard, Gates said Tuesday in a discussion of his and Melinda Gates' annual letter .
The pair talked with Lin-Manuel Miranda at Hunter College on Tuesday, and explained that the opportunity to directly improve a huge number of lives determined the Gates Foundation's focus on education and global health.
So it's worth listening to the advice Gates gave in response to a question about what future entrepreneurs should learn about.
Gates' answer: Go into...

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