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Meet Our Curator of the Week: David Silva Smith

Name: David Silva Smith Digest: Lansing, Michigan Curator Since: May 2019 Title: Retired founder and angel investor Twitter: @davidsilvasmith David Silva Smith donates time to help startup founders get their first 1-10 customers before they run out of resources and fold their company. To receive Techstars Startup Digest Lansing, please subscribe here.

How to Use an ICO to Fund Your Small Business

Raising capital for a new business is no small task. Entrepreneurs are faced with several options, including self-financing their startups, taking out a SBA business loan, or seeking angel investors to get their businesses off the ground. One method of raising funds for a new business or project is to use an ICO, short for…

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: 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.

Meet Our Curator of the Week: Berg Moe

Name: Berg Moe Digest: Angel Investor Reading List Curator Since: February 2016 Title: Idea Gardener Twitter Handle: @vikingangels My LinkedIn profile sums it all up: Idea Gardener, Serial Entrepreneur, Business Angel and TEDx speaker. GEN member (Global Entrepreneur Network) and GEW Oslo organizer (Global Entrepreneurship Week). I have more than 30 years of experience with funding, coaching and…

NFL Players Association’s New Endeavor, Lyft Enters Top 10 & 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. Why These NFL Stars Might Want to Be Your Startup’s Next Angel Investor By Salvador Rodrigues – Inc. Digest: Angel Investor Curator: Berg Moe A new endeavor by the NFL Players Association brings…

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…

Our 5 Favorite Startup Digest Reading List Articles From Last Week

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. Bots won’t replace apps. Better apps will replace apps. By Dan Grover Digest: Artificial Intelligence Curators: Bjorn Larsen & Nitzan Hermon A WeChat product manager drops some realism on the over-the-top bot hype from…

Our 5 Favorite Startup Digest Reading List Articles From Last Week

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. Amazon is Trying to Patent Paying with a Selfie By Leena Rao Digest: FinTech Curators: Camron Miraftab & Thilmin Gee Several large companies have recently announced integrating selfie technology for increased payments security. Amazon…

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