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October 2016

Solving China’s Food Crisis, Unpaid Internships & 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. How a new accelerator aims to solve China’s food crisis By C. Custer – Tech in Asia Digest: China Tech Curators: Xu Tao, Edith Yeung A food-focused VC is something that Matilda said China’s tech…

Why Startups Need to Worry About Cybersecurity

The following is a guest post by Cassie Phillips, a cybersecurity advocate and internet securities expert. You can follow her on Twitter @securethoughtsc. Recent reports by GEM show that startups comprise some 100 million new businesses each year. It should come as no surprise then that these companies also are the perfect target market for hackers; many new…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Frank Denbow

Name: Frank Denbow Digest: New York City Curator Since: May 2011 Title: Founder at StartupThreads Twitter Handle: @FrankDenbow Music/Tech/Dance/Travel. Jamaican/Guyanese. Founder @StartupThreads, @StartupDigest Curator, @afsenyc Board, Get A Startup Job: http://bit.ly/1ciBdRl To receive the New York City Digest, subscribe here.

Wantchapreneur vs. the Entrepreneur

The following is a guest post by ChopDawg.com, an award-winning app development company that has worked with over 180+ startups and companies from all around the globe, helping them bring their web apps, mobile apps, wearable apps and software ideas to life. Follow ChopDawg.com on Twitter at @ChopDawgStudios. Over the past six years that I…

Mystery of Left-Handers, Maker Starter Kits & 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. Growth Hackers to Follow By Quora Digest: Go To Market & Growth Curator: Nathan Monk This is a great thread to follow for exceptional growth hackers in our community. I recommend throwing them…

Startup Digest Changed My Life

The following is a guest post from Sarah Worthy, CEO & Founder of Door Space Inc. and curator of Startup Digest Houston. This post originally appeared on Medium. Sign up for Sarah’s digest here and follow her on Twitter @sarahmworthy. I just returned from a week in Cincinnati to attend the 2016 Techstars America Summit. The Techstars…

Essential Tips for Defining Your USP

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. If you’re entering into business, you’re going to need a USP. Without one, you’re not likely to…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Olivia Li

Name: Olivia Li Digest: Montreal Curator Since: May 2014 Title: Product management and marketing professional, Habitual Entrepreneur, Startup advisor and mentor with FounderFuel Twitter Handle: @oliviatli Olivia Li is a product management & marketing professional, habitual entrepreneur, startup advisor and mentor. To receive the Montreal Startup Digest, subscribe here.

What makes a great app?

The following is a guest post by ChopDawg.com, an award-winning app development company that has worked with over 180+ startups and companies from all around the globe, helping them bring their web apps, mobile apps, wearable apps and software ideas to life. Follow ChopDawg.com on Twitter at @ChopDawgStudios. What makes you want to put an…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Paddy Quinlan

Name: Paddy Quinlan Digest: Dublin Curator Since: July 2015 Title: Accelerators Coordinator at DCU Ryan Academy Twitter Handle: @PaddyQ1990 Paddy Quinlan joined the DCU Ryan Academy in 2011; since then he has acted as Coordinator for their flagship programme the ‘Propeller Venture Accelerator’. Propeller has invested over €700,000 in 24 startups, to date these startups have raised…

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