Jessica Ford Jessica Ford

Director of Startup Digest.

Andrew Ng’s $150M AI Fund, What Boards Actually Do & More Digest Highlights

5 hand-picked articles from across the Startup Digest Reading Lists. Sign up to receive great weekly content on various topics from our expert curators.   1. New report suggests app makers should charge more if they want people to buy subscriptions By Verge Digest: Mobile Curator: Edith Yeung Apps in the medium price range had the highest conversion rate…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: John Mueller

Name: John Mueller Digest: Fresno Curator Since: October 2012 Title: Founder, Golfer, Runner, Professor, Entrepreneurship. Pick’n Run | Rollin’ Gelato | GolfSolutions.com Twitter: @golfmomo John M. Mueller is a former professor at California State University – Fresno, where he taught entrepreneurship courses. Prior to joining Fresno State, he was a professor at Western Michigan University, completed his…

Tesla Shows How Traditional Metrics Are Outdated, The New Customer Experience & More Highlights

5 hand-picked articles from across the Startup Digest Reading Lists. Sign up to receive great weekly content on various topics from our expert curators.   1. Designing The New Customer Experience: What Happens After Checkout? By Tommy Walker – Shopify Digest: Retail Tech & Ecommerce Curator: Kyle Kelly Paying attention to all the little details that happen immediately after a…

Event Roundup: Startup Weekend & Startup Week

See below to discover an upcoming startup event near you! Techstars Startup Programs: Action-oriented programs in your community that power every step of the entrepreneurial journey. Startup Weekend In just 54 hours, you will experience the highs, lows, fun, and pressure that make up life at a startup. As you learn how to create a real…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Nick Hawtin

Name: Nick Hawtin Digest: Copenhagen Curator Since: March 2012 Title: CEO at Radiate Twitter: @riskcontainment Startup mentor, speaker, facilitator, event moderator, pitch trainer, networker. Feel free to contact me, if you want to get connected to the startup scene here and in Southern Sweden. Lots of good things are afoot. To receive the Techstars Startup Digest Copenhagen,…

Downranking Poorly Performing Apps, Pitch Decks & More Highlights

5 hand-picked articles from across the Startup Digest Reading Lists. Sign up to receive great weekly content on various topics from our expert curators.   1. How to Create an Eye-Catching Pitch Deck By Vasyl Slobodian – Startups.Co Digest: Enterprise Curator: Shuonan Chen Creating an effective pitch deck is one of the most important tools for getting a new…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Sergio A. Escobar

Name: Sergio A. Escobar Digest: Montreal Curator Since: April 2016 Title: MD at Founder Institute Montreal, Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Techstars Startup Programs, Global Facilitator at Startup Weekend Twitter: @SergiusEscobar Sergio is the Managing Director for the Silicon Valley early stage accelerator Founder Institute in Montreal & Ottawa, plus acts as Montreal Facilitator for Techstars Startup Program (Startup Digest,…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Arjen H. Albertz

Name: Arjen H. Albertz Digest: Berlin Curator Since: November 2015 Title: LL.M. Twitter: @arjenalbertz Where people come together there might often be misinterpretations in their communication. Often those are easy to clear, sometimes they are harder to solve. As a mediator I help people in order to get them to the same level of communication and subsequently…

Chef of the Future, Why Startups Need A Board of Advisors & More Highlights

5 hand-picked articles from across the Startup Digest Reading Lists. Sign up to receive great weekly content on various topics from our expert curators.   1. Warner Music Group Just Acquired Songkick — But They Didn’t Go Near Its Ticketing Business By Daniel Adrian Sanchez – Digital Music News Digest: Music Curators: Corey Crossfield, Christian Nicholson In an announcement last Friday,…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Caroline Vaez

Name: Caroline Vaez Digest: Brazil – Centro Oeste Curator Since: May 2017 Title: Forestry Engineer Twitter: @carol_vaez A curious forestry engineer Alumni AIESEC in Cuiabá, who promotes environmental education in practice, foments and undertakes the ecosystem of startups, participates and helps to organize events. And now is here because her big dream is to connect people and knowledge to…

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