Our 5 Favorite Startup Digest Reading List Articles From Last Week


1. Let the Kids Learn Through Play

By David Kohn

Digest: Education
Curators: Deborah Chang, Aurelio Jimenez Romero & Vicky Guo

U.S. education reform frequently includes starting formal instruction earlier, but this might have limited long-term benefits and comes at the cost of restricting valuable play time where kids develop important cognitive skills. Read More

More from this reading list: http://eepurl.com/bvuTrr


2. Techstars London day 30: #ILookLikeAnEngineer

By Rosario García de Zúñiga

Digest: Startup
Curators: Zubin Chagpar & Chris McCann

“I decided to take part in the campaign because we need to raise awareness and challenge these stereotypes. Because I want a fair world where, again, people are taken seriously for their effort and not their background or past. Because I want to make the community better.” Read More

More from this reading list: http://eepurl.com/bvtZGr


3. Chewse’s Tracy Lawrence on Raising Your First Round As A Female Founder

By Tracy Lawrence

Digest: Leadership & Resiliency
Curator: Sarah Jane Coffey

Tracy Lawrence shares the story of how being vulnerable and authentic while fundraising attracted investment from Foundry Group. Read More

More from this reading list: http://eepurl.com/bvssS5


4. Millions of Americans Use Medical Devices That May Be Vulnerable to Hacking

By Lindsey Hoshaw

Digest: Health
Curator: R. Scott Munro

This week in “ways that hacking will ruin your health”: KQED explores the ways in which hackers can take over, and harm connected health devices. Scary stuff. Read More

More from this reading list: http://eepurl.com/bvtmUL


5. The first ever White House Demo Day focuses on female entrepreneurs

By Valentina Zarya

Digest: Women Entrepreneurship
Curator: Babs Lee, Estela Pochintesta & Anna Curran

The White House shines a light on female entrepreneurs. Read More

More from this reading list: http://eepurl.com/bvs8SP


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