Category: Startup Weekend

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Katrin Mathis

Name: Katrin Mathis Digest: Basel and Freiburg Curator Since: February 2016 Title: Digitale Konzepte mit mehr Wert Twitter: @katrinmathis Katrin attended Startup Weekend Basel 2012 and has become a co-organizer since then. She holds a BSc in OnlineMedia and an MBA in Service Innovation & Design. As a freelancer, she consults organizations in how to leverage the…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Michael La Plante

Name: Michael La Plante Digest: Tampa Bay Curator Since: November 2012 Title: Web Engineer and Consultant Twitter: @laplantewebdev Startup Enthusiast. Senior Web Engineer @Fireeye. Tinkerer and connector. To receive the Tampa Bay Startup Digest, please subscribe here.

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Stavriana Kofteros

Name: Stavriana Kofteros Digest: Cyprus Curator Since: November 2012 Title: Startup Catalyst. Entrepreneurship Evangelist. Twitter Handle: @Stavriana_K Special Entrepreneurship & Development Adviser & Deputy Press Spokesperson @Democratic Rally (EPP Member), Curator Cyprus Startup Digest, Organizer Startup Live Cyprus, Startup Weekend Cyprus, Founders’ Meetups, Venture Academy, Startup Academy, Ambassador World Startup Report, Director Founder Institute Cyprus Chapter, Board…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Aurelio Jimenez Romero

Name: Aurelio Jimenez Romero Digest: Education Reading List Curator Since: July 2014 Title: Head of Development at INCYDE Foundation Twitter Handle: @ajimenezromero Aurelio Jiménez works for entrepreneurs and startup communities at INCYDE Foundation. He is also co-founder of KLASS Data, technologies for education, and organizer of Startup Weekend education in Madrid. To receive the Startup Digest Education…

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Lilibeth Gangas

Name: Lilibeth Gangas Digest: Diversity & Inclusion, Women Entrepreneurship Curator Since: February 2016 Title: CTCO @ Kapor Center | SW_Oakland Organizer Twitter Handle: @lilsg31 Lili Gangas is the Chief Technology Community Officer at the Kapor Center. In this role, Lili helps catalyze Oakland’s emergence as a social impact hub of tech done right – where tech, diverse talent, and action…

Startup Digest Changed My Life

The following is a guest post from Sarah Worthy, CEO & Founder of Door Space Inc. and curator of Startup Digest Houston. This post originally appeared on Medium. Sign up for Sarah’s digest here and follow her on Twitter @sarahmworthy. I just returned from a week in Cincinnati to attend the 2016 Techstars America Summit. The Techstars…

Global Startup Weekend, Wearable Allergy-Detection Strips & More Reading List Highlights

5 hand-picked articles from across the Startup Digest Reading Lists. Sign up to receive great weekly content on various topics from expert curators.   1. These Charts Show That Pokemon Go Is Already in Decline By Luke Kawa, Lily Katz – Bloomberg Digest: Mobile Curator: Edith Yeung Data from Apptopia shows that Pokemon Go’s daily active users, downloads, engagement, and…

Welcome to a New “Valley” in Valencia, Venezuela

The following is a guest post by Francisco Santos Diaz, Director General of INMET, Industrias Metalúrgicas Nacionales C.A. and curator of the Valencia, Venezuela Startup Digest. Sign up for Francisco’s Digest here. Spanish Version Below Normally when people hear about Venezuela in the news, it is expected to hear about oil, OPEC, surrealistic political issues, or beautiful women winning international…

Growing a Global Ecosystem: Techstars Impact Report 2015

We’ve already moved quickly into 2016, but wanted to pause for a moment and look back at the year that set the stage for what’s happening now. The theme of growing stronger together took on a new and exciting meaning throughout the course of 2015. With the help and support of a community of now over one million people…

Time to Upgrade: Our Data Science Experiment on Startup Weekend Seattle

After attending 15 Startup Weekends over the course of four years (wow, that’s both impressive and embarrassing), I’ve noticed a pattern in the ideas worked on during the 54-hour worldwide phenomenon of a startup competition: Everyone thinks they know how to work in big data, but few people know how to actually do it.    …

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