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June 2016

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Eric Hayashi

Name: Eric Hayashi Digest: Brazil Curator Since: May 2014 Title: Manager #TERA Twitter Handle: @kyoeric Eric Hayashi graduated from Anhembi Morumbi University with a degree in advertising. He is a versatile professional with experience in creation, digital communication planning, photography, video, events and commercial production. He has worked for such companies as YouPix, Gunpowder! Communication and Startupi. Eric was…

Reading List Highlights: Shark Week, Desktop Dining, Drones

5 hand-picked articles from across the Startup Digest Reading Lists. Sign up to receive great weekly content on various topics from expert curators.   1. Meet the Startups Picked to Be Part of Target’s First-Ever Accelerator By Target – A Bullseye View Digest: Retail Technology & Ecommerce Curator: Kyle Kelly 10 companies Target selected to relocate to Minneapolis…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Deborah Chang

Name: Deborah Chang Digest: Education Reading List Curator Since: September 2013 Title: Educator Entrepreneur Twitter Handle: @debryc Deborah Chang is an educator and an entrepreneur. Her ambition is to help people work with purpose — at the nexus of what they love, what they’re good at, what the world needs, and what will be financially sustainable. She does this by…

The Entrepreneurial Journey

The following is a guest post by Jon Pellington, creator of TextDater. You can find the app and more about the company at TextDater.mobi. Your heart has to be in it Of course you wouldn’t be starting if your heart was elsewhere, but that passion (or fire under your ass) isn’t always there. Some days it is and stronger…

Reading List Highlights: Tile, 8-Hour Workday, Brexit

5 hand-picked articles from across the Startup Digest Reading Lists. Sign up to receive great weekly content on various topics from expert curators.   1. Tile raises $18 million to make personal belongings easy to find By Lora Kolodny – TechCrunch Digest: Internet of Things Curator: Michael Kruk “Tile makes square, waterproof tags that employ Bluetooth low-energy radio…

A Simple Guide to Startup Success

The following is a guest post by Innovate UK, the British government’s innovation agency. They are focused on finding British businesses and entrepreneurs who can use new science and technology to drive economic growth. Follow Innovate UK on Twitter: @innovateuk. An entrepreneur needs a number of specific qualities to succeed, this is the same for any business plan…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Laura Good

Meet Laura Good of Sacramento, our Curator of the Week! Name: Laura Good Digest: Sacramento Curator Since: February 2013 Title: Sacramento Startup Connector Twitter Handle: @goodlaura   I participate in many Sacramento community organizations. I am the curator of the Sacramento Startup Digest and also a curator for the Startup Genome Project. I’m an organizer for Startup…

Mentor was not a mentor you would want

The following is a guest post by Philip Alexander, CEO of Mentorial and curator of the Startup Digest HR & Employee Experience Reading List. This post originally appeared on Medium. Sign up for Philip’s Reading List here and follow him on Twitter @philipdalex. Mentor comes to us in Homer’s Odyssey. He was a close friend of…

Reading List Highlights: Snapchat, 3D Printing in Film, Nearby

5 hand-picked articles from across the Startup Digest Reading Lists. Sign up to receive great weekly content on various topics from expert curators.   1. Snapchat Moves Beyond Filters And Into Social Commerce By MARIELLE CASTILLO – PSFK Digest: Retail Technology & Ecommerce Curator: Kyle Kelly Boom… shoppable Snapchat ads. Target and Lancome are among the first. Read More…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Emmanuel Nyame

Meet Emmanuel Nyame of Ghana, our Curator of the Week! Name: Emmanuel Nyame Digest: Ghana Curator Since: June 2013 Title: Regional Coordinator – Africa StartUp Cup Twitter Handle: @eknyame Strategic, multidisciplinary entrepreneur and business developer with an eye for innovation and commercial markets. I’ve worked the gamut of clients and projects (Startup Digest, Our Future World, supported by…

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