Wearable Designed for Flirting, 10 Cold Email Tips & More

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1. Former Clinton advisor on why the U.S. needs to promote entrepreneurship in developing countries

By Taylor Soper – GeekWire

Digest: Startup Communities

Curators: Julian Miller, Brad Feld, Shane Reiser

“Joblessness is the single biggest cause of political unrest and violence in the world, and the single best way to create jobs is through entrepreneurship. There is a straight line connection between entrepreneurship, jobs, political stability, and peace.” Read More

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2. This Sensory Wearable is Designed for Flirting

By Natasha Lomas – TechCrunch

Digest: Wearables

Curators: Aashay Mody, Ashish Aggarwal

With people more likely to be locking eyes with their smartphone screens these days when they’re hanging around in public, the London-based designers behind the feathery wearable Ripple are worried that the chances for exchanging flirtatious glances with passing strangers is being engineered out of daily life. Read More

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3. iPhone Is Legit Again After Years on Argentina’s Gray Market

By Pablo Rosendo Gonzalez – Bloomberg

Digest: Mobile

Curator: Edith Yeung

I had no idea iPhone has been banned in Argentina since 2009… Read More

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4. Four Best Practices Every Entrepreneur Should Heed When Structuring Advisor Agreements

By Andrew Kangpan – Medium

Digest: Venture Capital

Curator: Yohei Nakajima

Some things to think about when structuring advisor agreements. Read More

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5. 10 Cold Email Tips I Used to Get 60,000 Signups

By Dunja Lazić – Medium

Digest: Young Entrepreneurship

Curators: Chas Pulido, Tony Cueva, Lidia Donajczyk-Lipinska

Dunja Lazic has worked at Toggl since 2015 and in two years, she has driven over 150,000 visits to Toggl, thanks to (almost exclusively) cold emails. Read More

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