Jessica Ford Jessica Ford

Director of Startup Digest.

AI Turning Selfies Into Emoji, Mental Health & More

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. Ditching Passwords and Increasing Ecommerce Conversion Rates by 54% By Andre Bourque – CIO Digest: Retail Technology & Ecommerce Curator: Kyle Kelly If you want to dominate ecommerce, focus on removing friction. Ecommerce…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Travis Cannon

Name: Travis Cannon Digest: Portland Curator Since: August 2013 Title: Director of Product Management at RADAR Twitter: @TravisCannon A software engineer turned product manager, with an MBA and a passion for startups. Director of Product Management at RADAR. Community Champion, Facilitator and Organizer at Startup Weekend. To receive the Portland Startup Digest, please subscribe here.

BMW’s First Innovation Lab Startups, Why Networking Is Not Overrated & More

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. Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Momentum and Maturity By Kauffman Foundation – Kauffman.org Digest: Startup Communities Curators: Julian Miller, Brad Feld, Shane Reiser Here’s a great in depth look at entrepreneurial ecosystems from the experts at Kauffman. Read More…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: María Encinar

Name: María Encinar Digests: Madrid & Asturias Curator Since: November 2016 Title: Co-founder of @Aika and Strategy @Asturvalley Twitter: @mariaencinar From Galicia. Startup geek. Co-founder of Aika and Strategy @Asturvalley. Also @StartupGrindAsturias and Google Launchpad. To receive the Madrid Startup Digest, please subscribe here. For Asturias, you can subscribe here.

Apple In Talks To Launch Own Venmo, Amazon Echo Look – Perfect Selfie & More

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. Apple Is In Talks To Launch Its Own Venmo By Jason Del Rey – Recode Digest: FinTech Curators: Thilmin Gee, Camron Miraftab, Karolina Noronha Apple can’t stop, won’t stop. The company is rumored to be in…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Lidia Donajczyk-Lipinska

Name: Lidia Donajczyk-Lipinska Digests: Chicago, Analytics, Youth Entrepreneurship Curator Since: January 2017 Title: Founder @ HubMama Twitter: @LidiaDonaj Lidia Lipinska is an internationally seasoned business strategist. She thrives on bringing her full skill set of business analytics and project management to bring businesses to the next level. Her experience in innovation-driven tech environments inspired her to create HubMama.…

Fingerprint Sensors on Payment Cards, Bill Gates’s 2-Step Evening Ritual & More

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. MasterCard adds fingerprint sensors to payment cards By Engadget Digest: Mobile Curator: Edith Yeung Our fingerprints are quickly replacing PINs and passwords as our primary means of unlocking our phones, doors and…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Alex Delivet

Name: Alex Delivet Digest: Paris Curator Since: May 2011 Twitter: @alexd Entrepreneur working on a new venture, organizer @B2B_Rocks, previously Operations @eFounders, cofounder @tripXP (RIP), cofounder @aperopreneurs. To receive the Paris Startup Digest, please subscribe here.

Startup Implanting Microchips into Employees, Hiring Developers & More

3 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. A Swedish Startup has Started Implanting Microchips into its Employees By CNBC Digest: Wearables Curators: Aashay Mody, Ashish Aggarwal Epicenter, a Swedish startup, offers to implant its workers and startup members with microchips the…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Yuriy Porytko

Name: Yuriy Porytko Digest: Philadelphia Curator Since: April 2011 Title: Managing Director of Philadelphia FundingPost, Co-Chair Open Access Philly Twitter: @Yuriy_P Professionally Paying Attention. VC/Angel and Tech Stuff in Philadelphia and @StartupDigest & @OpenAccessPHL & @PHLFundingPost too! To receive the Philadelphia Startup Digest, please subscribe here.

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