NFL Players Association’s New Endeavor, Lyft Enters Top 10 & More Reading List Highlights

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1. Why These NFL Stars Might Want to Be Your Startup’s Next Angel Investor

By Salvador Rodrigues – Inc.

Digest: Angel Investor

Curator: Berg Moe

A new endeavor by the NFL Players Association brings together entrepreneurs and football stars who want to be in business with them. Read More

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2. Lyft surges to the top 10 on Apple’s App Store following the #DeleteUber campaign

By Sarah Perez – TechCrunch

Digest: Mobile

Curator: Edith Yeung

Lyft climbed from #39 to #7 in the Free Apps charts ranking for iPhone in less than 48 hours. Thanks to #DeleteUber. Read More

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3. Visa Finds Counterfeit Fraud Is Down 52 Percent Since First Full Year Of Chip Cards


Digest: FinTech

Curators: Thilmin Gee, Camron Miraftab, Karolina Noronha

Visa announced that counterfeit fraud dropped 52% the first year after the EMV chip was rolled out in the US for companies who had chip-enabled terminals. For all in-store payments, counterfeit fraud has dropped 14%. Read More

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4. Amazon’s Flying Warehouse That’ll Deliver Your Stuff by Drone

By Brian Fung – Washington Post

Digest: Mobility & Transportation

Curators: Timo Hoffmann, Manuel Heckmann, Andy Palanisamy

Airships! How Amazon is turning to 19th-century tech to solve a 21st-century problem. Read More

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5. Designing a Product With Mental Health Issues in Mind

By Zander Brade – Monzo

Digest: Startup

Curators: Zubin Chagpar, Chris McCann

“The ability to choose how they want to receive support is such a simple, yet powerful, change we can add to secure the pleasant experience of all of our customers.” Read More

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