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August 2016

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Joshua Baer

Name: Joshua Baer Digest: Austin Curator Since: September 2010 Title: Founder, Capital Factory Twitter Handle: @joshuabaer Joshua Baer helps people quit their jobs and become entrepreneurs at Capital Factory, Austin’s largest coworking space and most active investment fund. Josh founded his first startup in 1996 in his college dormitory at Carnegie Mellon University and now teaches…

Global Startup Weekend, Wearable Allergy-Detection Strips & More Reading List Highlights

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. These Charts Show That Pokemon Go Is Already in Decline By Luke Kawa, Lily Katz – Bloomberg Digest: Mobile Curator: Edith Yeung Data from Apptopia shows that Pokemon Go’s daily active users, downloads, engagement, and…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Tiffany X. Wang

Name: Tiffany X. Wang Digest: Energy & Clean Tech Curator Since: July 2016 Title: Co-founder, Galaxy Tech Ventures Twitter Handle: @TiffanyXingyuW Tiffany X. Wang initiated Startup Digest’s Energy & Clean Tech Reading List. Her digest presents thought-provoking commentary and just-breaking news, which has led to exceptional growth in subscribers. Tiffany has an award-winning track record in energy project financing…

Women Changing the Face of AI, Audi’s Virtual Cockpit & More Reading List Highlights

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. The Women Changing the Face of AI By Cale Guthrie Weissman – Fast Company Digest: Artificial Intelligence Curator: Bjorn Larsen In Fast Company, Cale Guthrie Weissman profiles Hannah Wallach, co-founder of the now-10-years-old…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Brenda Gonzalez Riviello

Name: Brenda Gonzalez Riviello Digest: Mexico City Curator Since: July 2015 Title: Business Consultant Twitter Handle: @Brenda_Riviello Business consultant with my heart in strategy and marketing. Also fond of inspiring entrepreneurs, books, food, tech, and innovation. To receive the Mexico City Startup Digest, subscribe here.

Innovate UK’s essential tips for business networking

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. How to be a business networking pro Business networking can be an intimidating, forced and uncomfortable experience.…

$1 Billion Series A, Depression in the Startup World & More Reading List Highlights

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. WM Motor, an unheard-of car startup, raised $1 billion By C. Custer – Tech in Asia Digest: Energy & Clean Tech Curator: Tiffany Wang WM Motor is a Chinese carmaker founded by Freeman Shen. Shen…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Paul Spence

Name: Paul Spence Digest: New Zealand Curator Since: February 2010 Twitter Handle: @GeniusNet Paul Spence is a co-founder of global domain registrar iwantmyname and a Startup Weekend mentor and organizer. Techno-blogger | Co-founder @iwantmyname | NZ Curator @StartupDigest | Startup Weekend Mentor & Judge | Aviator | Venture Catalyst To receive the New Zealand Startup Digest, subscribe…

Facebook’s Plans for VR, Success Tips from Elon Musk & More Reading List Highlights

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. 7 Takeaways in the Success of Elon Musk for Young Entrepreneurs By Umair Ahmed – Entrepreneur.com Digest: Young Entrepreneurship Curator: Chas Pulido Founder of Tesla, SpaceX, Paypal, more Elon Musk shares 7 tips for…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Cheryl Draper

Name: Cheryl Draper Digest: Vancouver (& Former Ottawa Curator) Curator Since: February 2012 Title: Community Builder Twitter Handle: @cheryldraper Marketing events manager by day and community champion by night, Cheryl Draper can usually be found geeking out over craft beer or playing host to out-of-town founders and investors. To receive the Vancouver Startup Digest, subscribe here.

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