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1. Warner Music Group Just Acquired Songkick — But They Didn’t Go Near Its Ticketing Business
By Daniel Adrian Sanchez – Digital Music News
Curators: Corey Crossfield, Christian Nicholson
In an announcement last Friday, Warner Music Group has acquired selected assets from Songkick. The acquisition includes the discovery app and website, along with associated trademarks. The deal doesn’t include the ticketing business, however. Read More
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2. Why Startups Need A Board of Advisors More Than A Board of Directors
By Steve Blank
Digest: Angel Investor
Curator: Berg Moe
I had a group of ex-students out to the ranch who were puzzling over a dilemma – they’ve been working hard on their startup, were close at finding product/market fit and had been approached by Oren, a potential angel investor… Read More
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3. Your Startup Community; One Critical Unifying Certainty
By Chris Heivly – Inc.
Digest: Startup Communities
Curators: Julian Miller, Brad Feld, Shane Reiser
Some great advice from Techstars’ EIR: “Community leaders should connect, not coordinate.” Read More
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4. The Chef of the Future Makes Only One Dish
By David Marchese – Grub Street
Digest: Food Tech
Curators: David Nagy, Winnie Leung
Moley Robotics’ robotic kitchen is a mind-bending glimpse into the future. Would you let a robot chef cook your meals? Read More
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5. Can Venture Capital be Saved?
By Freada and Mitch Kapor – Medium.com
Digest: Diversity & Inclusion
Curators: Lilibeth Gangas, Silvia Li Sam, Dontae Rayford
“The stories are vile. Women entrepreneurs face sexual advances by the VCs they rely on to get their companies off the ground. They are bribed to keep quiet. They are threatened to shut up. Their supporters are labeled “whiners” and worse. Is VC full of creeps? Probably, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg.” Read More
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