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July 2016

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Thilmin Gee

Name: Thilmin Gee Digest: FinTech Reading List Curator Since: February 2016 Title: Global Payments and FinTech Startup Enthusiast Twitter Handle: @thilmin Thilmin Gee is an expert in monetization, international growth, and the analytics behind it all. She is knowledgeable about the entire customer journey from lead gen to engagement to conversion. Her jam is global payments, but she…

Reading List Highlights: RNC, Crowdfunding Videos, Email Delivery vs. Deliverability

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. Here are the highlights from the final night of the Republican National Convention By Colin Lecher – The Verge Digest: Angel Investor Curator: Berg Moe Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel said on stage at…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Brittany Nunley

Name: Brittany Nunley Digest: Phoenix Curator Since: January 2016 Title: Content Strategist and Community Manager at Coplex Twitter Handle: @sharingeverybit In addition to staying active in the #yesPHX startup community, Brittany Nunley manages the social media, gets punny with words as a UX Writer, and helps hold the team together at Coplex. She is also a chef,…

Reading List Highlights: Virtual Reality Police Training, Pokémon Go, Tampon Monitor

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. Police use robot to kill for first time; AI experts say it’s no big deal but worry about future By Hope Reese – TechRepublic Digest: Artificial Intelligence Curator: Bjorn Larsen The bomb robot…

Reflections on the Playfair AI Summit & Resolution Foundation Robotics Conference

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. Reflections on the Playfair London AI Summit (July 1st) and Resolution Foundation Robotics…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: David Ding

Name: David Ding Digest: Beijing Curator Since: July 2010 Title: Co-Founder & Co-Curator, Startup Digest Beijing Twitter Handle: @davidatsg David Ding is an innovation leader and problem solver. He is a lean startup practitioner focusing on business development, business model optimization, customer development and validation. As a connector and community developer, he’s passionate about both technology and helping people. He’s always ready and willing to…

Welcome to a New “Valley” in Valencia, Venezuela

The following is a guest post by Francisco Santos Diaz, Director General of INMET, Industrias Metalúrgicas Nacionales C.A. and curator of the Valencia, Venezuela Startup Digest. Sign up for Francisco’s Digest here. Spanish Version Below Normally when people hear about Venezuela in the news, it is expected to hear about oil, OPEC, surrealistic political issues, or beautiful women winning international…

Reading List Highlights: Paul McCartney, Minecraft, NASA

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. In push to diversify tech, Kapor Center opening in Uptown Oakland By Kevin Truong – San Francisco Business Times Digest: Startup Communities Curators: Julian Miller, Brad Feld, Shane Reiser We really love seeing things like…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Gunars Grundstoks

Name: Gunars Grundstoks Digest: Latvia Curator Since: April 2012 Title: Co-founder of Techhub Riga, CEO of IT House and RentMama.com Twitter Handle: @gunarsg Gunars Grundstoks is a co-founder of web development company IT House, partner at RentMama.com and one of the founders of TechHub Riga. He has participated in StartupBootcamp and Ignite100 accelerators. To receive the Latvia Startup Digest, subscribe…

Reading List Highlights: 3D-Printed Food, Parking Tickets, Parental Leave

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. Chatbot lawyer overturns 160,000 parking tickets in London and New York By Samuel Gibbs – The Guardian Digest: Artificial Intelligence Curator: Bjorn Larsen “Having started with parking tickets, Browder’s next challenge for the…

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