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Curated reading material from around the world, customized by your interests.

  • 3D Printing »

    Highlighting the latest news, applications, and developments in the world of 3D printing.

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    Dilanka - Growth @ AstroPrint
    I work on GROWTH @ AstroPrint where we are building a unified cloud platform for consumer 3D Printing. (Sort of like Android) More info:

  • Analytics »

    The latest on generating timely, actionable insights.

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    Lidia Donajczyk-Lipinska - Founder @ Hubmama
    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.

  • Angel Investor »

    The state of the art on startup investing.

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    Berg Moe - Partner & CEO, EntraHouse AS
    My LinkedIn profile sums it all up; Serial Entrepreneur, Business Angel Facilitator, and TEDx speaker. Owner & manager at Gründerklubben - The Entrepreneurs Club - the largest entrepreneurs network in Norway. GEN member (Global Entrepreneur Network) and GEW Oslo organizer (Global Entrepreneurship Week). I have more than 30 years of experience with funding, coaching and growing companies and great ideas to the next level. Have an extensive global network of people in both the seed funding and venture capital world. I consider myself as an entrepreneur by heart and is always looking for win-win scenarios. Currently, I have invested in a few startups and are now engaged taking them to the next level.

  • Artificial Intelligence »

    The most interesting developments and discussions around artificial intelligence technologies and their emergent applications in product design.

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    Aashay Mody - 👨‍💻 Growth at Astro | 🤖 AI Digest Curator at Startup Digest | 🎓 NYU Stern Alum
    I help early stage startups go from idea to business. I draw inspiration from breakthrough technologies when they intersect with innovative business models and have the ability to fundamentally shift the status quo.

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    Sergio A. Escobar - Managing Director at Founder Institute Montreal, Global Facilitator at Techstars Startup Programs, Consultant/EIR at Creative Destruction Lab
    Sergio is the Managing Director for the Silicon Valley early stage accelerator Founder Institute in Montreal, plus acts as Montreal Facilitator for Techstars Startup Program (Startup Digest, Startup Weekend, Startup Next). He has a diversified investment portfolio of companies ranging from Artificial Intelligence, Wearables, EdTech, Productivity Softwares, eCommerce, MarketPlaces, FinTech to Consumer Apps. Sergio is a tech entrepreneur having experience with Aerospace, eCommerce and Mobile Payment startups. Deeply involved in the international entrepreneurial scene through his involvement as Mentor & Judge for entrepreneurial programs such as Startup Chile, Startup Peru, Startup Bootcamp, MsB Tunisia, Kuwait National Fund, Techstars Startup Programs, Founder Institute, World Bank 'Tech Entrepreneurship Program for Innovation in the Caribbean', and Creative Destruction Lab in Artificial Intelligence.

  • BevTech »

    Tech innovations touching the wine, spirits and beer industries.

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    Vincent PÉTRÉ - Head of Sourcing - 33entrepreneurs
    Sourcing promising startups in the fields of Wine,Beer, Spirits and Food at 33entrepreneurs, global tech startups located in Bordeaux. Also son of champagne makers and, of course, addicted to wine among many other great life pleasures.

  • Business Development & Growth Hacking »

    The latest on partnerships, growth hacking and business development.

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    Dmitry Kabanov - @m1try
    Curating @startupdigest Moscow and Business Development & Growth Hacking Reading List

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    Susan Rodriguez - Founder and Managing Director After Jump - The Business Consultancy Company.
    Consultant - Entrepreneur - Business Leader I am a Proudly Costa Rican business consultant, technical leader, Development Manager interested in discovering the best way to make our professional dreams come true by providing a more equal world, full of opportunities to integrate knowledge with technical hacks. I have multinational business marketplace experience in the IT Industry, Business Development, Program Management, Project Development, Operations Management, Sales and Digital Marketing. I have a Business Consulting Company in Latin America where I would like to continue embracing people around the world on their efforts, to make sure we enter this upcoming technological transition the best possible way.

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    Atit Danak - Enabling corporate open innovation and start-up engagements. Problem Solver. Product Strategist.
    In last 9 years, I have had the good luck and opportunity to work in varied roles with founders at start-ups to mid-size businesses. From manufacturing to trading, products to services, $2M-$200M revenue, engineering to sales, operator to consultant, from Brazil to China, the journey has been eye-opening, exciting, heart-breaking and sweet. The aim, here, is to bring these varied perspectives to you as we learn (together) to understand, appreciate & solve customer problems; and thereby sell better & faster.

  • China Tech »

    Weekly news and insights about startups and innovations happening in China.

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    Edith Yeung - Partner at 500 Mobile Collective Fund
    Edith Yeung is a Partner at 500 Mobile Collective Fund, focusing on investing in mobile apps and consumer internet startups. Prior, Edith was the VP of marketing & business development for Dolphin Browser. Dolphin Browser is a Sequoia-backed mobile browser with over 150 million installs worldwide.  She also founded RightVentures - seed stage investment firm focusing on mobile and consumer internet companies.


    Xu Tao - Founder of 硅谷早知道, Editorial Director at 36Kr

  • Corporate Innovation »

    The latest triumphs, failures and emerging methods being used to build the next era of resilient corporations - from building new internal methods, to driving innovation culture, partnering with startups, and corporate venturing.

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    Carie Davis - Partner, Your Ideas Are Terrible
    Carie left her tenure as the Global Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Coca-Cola to start Your Ideas Are Terrible with Shane Reiser. The team works with global consumer goods companies to implement tools and systems that deliver a steady flow of innovative ideas and doubles the speed at which concepts move through the enterprise pipeline. Within her role at Your Ideas Are Terrible, Carie serves as the Managing Director of the BridgeCommunity - an Atlanta-centric, commercialization program that accelerates the application of startup technologies to large, local enterprise’s core business challenges. Under her wing, the program produced nine pilots and proof-of-concepts in 2016 and doubled the number of participating startups in 2017.

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    Jose Iglesias - Regional Director EMEA Techstars

  • Decentralized Web »

    Hand-picked reading related to blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and the people and protocols behind the imminent new future of the internet. From the founders of Blockstack, a new internet for decentralized apps.

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  • Design »

    A weekly list of UX, strategy and design articles to help you create smarter and more successful products.

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    Eugenio Monforte - Product Manager
    / Full Stack Designer on startups. Host of World Information Architecture Day Mendoza 2016 (Argentina) and Viña del Mar 2017 (Chile)

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    Phillip Chao - Founder • UI/UX • Product Designer
    Tech Enthusiast in primary cross sections of design, healthcare, IoT, and consumer services.

  • Education »

    The latest news and information about startups and innovations in education.

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    Aurelio Jimenez Romero
    Aurelio Jiménez is the COO of ZAPIENS, the company that connects people and knowledge building the collective intelligence of any organization.

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    Deborah Chang - Educator, Entrepreneur, and Community Builder
    Deborah Chang is an educator, entrepreneur, and community builder. She is the founding executive director of #NYCEDU, a community of New Yorkers working together to guarantee that their entire city has the education needed for ALL to thrive. She is also the co-founder Nexus Works, a company that takes early stage startup teams through every stage of the customer development process, from deeply understanding their user to executing on their go-to-market strategy. In addition to her work in education, Deborah is an avid rock climber, voracious reader, and consummate adventurer.

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    Hrvoje Morić - Educator, Podcast Producer
    Hrvoje Morić is a History and Global Perspectives teacher at Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools in Kazakhstan. Previously, he taught Social Studies at Prepa Tec high school and International Relations at Tecnológico de Monterrey university in México. He also moonlights as a gamification teacher trainer and produces the Geopolitics & Empire podcast.

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    Jennifer Chin - Education Community Builder
    Jennifer Chin is a community connector and startup education advocate. She runs the community at CodeCore Bootcamp in Vancouver and has previously worked with impact incubator Spring U, and growing startups like Foodee, and Trulioo. She is passionate increasing the accessibility of education for all, especially when it comes to women in STEM.


    Jessica Falkenthal - Education Community + Growth Strategist
    Jessica Falkenthal has spent the past ten years leading marketing, community building and experience design for startups, schools and nonprofits. She has a deep love for creating engaging education experiences from managing online learning communities, coaching early-stage education entrepreneurs, growing the Startup Weekend Education program worldwide, running her own education startup, recruiting for an online MBA program, leading professional development workshops for educators, and designing and teaching technology classes at the Boys and Girls Club and 4-H Youth Development programs. Jessica is a community organizer for the SF Edtech Happy Hour, Ignite SF Education, 4-H and Startup Weekend Education.

  • Emerging Economies »

    Highlighting the budding entrepreneurial ecosystems from regions around the world.

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    Anurag Maloo - Regional Manager (India, South & Central Asia)
    Anurag Maloo is an active Indo-Asian startup innovation Community Architect and entrepreneurship ecosystem builder. As a Regional Manager for South & Central Asia with Techstars and Startup Weekend, he is responsible for the cultivation and sustained growth of vibrant startup ecosystems in India, SAARC nations and Central Asian countries. He is incredibly passionate about fostering entrepreneurship, grassroots leadership, and building strong collaborative startup communities.

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    Rajesh Johnny - New Economies Emerging.
    Rajesh Johnny (RaJ) has more than 20 Yrs of experience in the innovation domain. He is the Co-Founder of InQ Innovation and Oryx, a crypto VC. He has exposures in the Middle East and India. As a GTM and Strategy expert, he's a keen observer of the emerging economies and helped many organisations to scale and go global. Also serves as the Board Member of WMC, a diaspora organisation which has presence in 43 countries started out of New Jersey and CDEP, an India Entry think tank (Fintech Chair) working for expats to connect with the Indian economy.

  • Energy & Clean Tech »

    The ECT Digest focuses on energy storage, future mobility and digitalization of the energy sector. We will also offer information of and access to the most prestigious events in the realm of energy and clean tech.

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    Fatima Anila - Curator Energy and Clean Tech Digest
    Founder CEO and Director at Alishverish Pvt. Ltd. in Pakistan. An experienced Business Development professional with a demonstrated history of working in the Telecom and solar power equipment commissioning supply industry. Clean-Tech enthusiast and Entrepreneurship advocate. Affiliated with UNIDO's GCIP - Global Clean Tech Innovation Programme in Pakistan as Change Agent and Business Trainer at Solar Bibi initiative in Pakistan. Compiled and developed first ever Renewable Energy Technology Installation Training programme, and Energy Efficient Electronics Innovation Programme, for Engineering graduates with Pakistan Council of Renewable Energy Technologies (PCRET) and National Institute of Electronics (NIE) in Pakistan. Working closely with PCRET and NIE in renewable energies. Over 12 years of experience in teaching Business management and entrepreneurship at MBA and BBA level in different universities in Islamabad as visiting faculty member. Skilled in Entrepreneurship, Volunteer Management, Team Building, Administration, and Volunteer Training. Strategic Management professional with a MS focused in Management from COMSATS Institute of Information Technology.

  • FinTech »

    Sharing with you relevant and exciting utilization of a number of innovative technologies, be it disruptive or sustaining to the existing financial services industry.

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    Karolina Noronha - Product & Payments Partnerships

  • Food Tech »

    The most relevant content and news at the intersection of Food & Tech, from all around the globe.

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    David Nagy - ALL about FOOD, Innovation & Collaboration
    Ambitious. Bold. Curious. Learning @FOODxTECH / Past @relayr_cloud @StartupVerband @pitchmarathon @GoLibre


    Winnie Leung - Communications Director at Bits x Bites
    Winnie is Communications Director at Bits x Bites, China's first accelerator VC to invest in startups solving food system challenges.

  • Government »

    The latest updates from the intersection of entrepreneurship and politics.

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    Ron Flavin - Growth and Funding Strategist
    My name is Ron Flavin and I am passionate about helping entrepreneurs, startups, businesses of all sizes and organizations of all types get to where they want to Grow. I have been launching and growing startup ventures since I was 21 years old. Through years of trial and error, I learned what it takes to launch and grow a successful business or organization. I also know first-hand that success is possible regardless of background, circumstance or situation.

  • HR & Employee Experience »

    Trends and latest thinking on all aspects of creating and maintaining an amazing Employee Experience, from recruitment to alumni management and everything in-between.

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    Philip Alexander - CEO, People Platform
    Philip is CEO of People Platform. Previously, Philip worked as Head of Strategy, Talent and Operations for a VC-backed start-up, and as a strategy consultant for a major consultancy. He is also a Governor of two schools in Lambeth, and a mentor with a leading UK charity.

  • Leadership & Resiliency »

    Reading and resources for CEOs, founders and anyone interested in becoming a stronger, more resilient leader and human being.

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  • Marketing Technology »

    Hand picked articles, resources, tools, and conversation from around the world of marketing technology.

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    Mitchell Cuevas - Sr. Marketing Director at Techstars
    I do marketing at Techstars, am passionate about helping entrepreneurs, and am obsessed with finding, playing with, and implementing all the best new marketing (and other) technology I can get my hands on. Shoot me an email anytime if you want to help curate or connect.

  • Mobile »

    The latest news and information about startups and innovations from the mobile world.

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    Edith Yeung - Partner at 500 Mobile Collective Fund
    Edith Yeung is a Partner at 500 Mobile Collective Fund, focusing on investing in mobile apps and consumer internet startups. Prior, Edith was the VP of marketing & business development for Dolphin Browser. Dolphin Browser is a Sequoia-backed mobile browser with over 150 million installs worldwide.  She also founded RightVentures - seed stage investment firm focusing on mobile and consumer internet companies.

  • Mobility & Transportation »

    Insight into all things transportation and mobility, covering driverless vehicles, trends in public transportation, the rise of cycling, ride- and car-share, smart city developments, ITS, and more.

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    Timo Hoffmann


    Manuel Heckmann
    I am an experienced venture manager, advisor and mentor. My focus is mobility, transportation, logistics, agile development, transactional analysis. My motto since the early days as junior entrepreneur has been: "Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world - are the ones who do." (


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  • Mompreneurship »

    Calling all Mompreneurs! This digest is dedicated to all female business owners who are actively balancing the role of mom and entrepreneur.

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    Lidia Donajczyk-Lipinska - Founder @ Hubmama
    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.

  • Music »

    Startups and change makers leveraging music and music technology to curate a more creative world.

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    Christian Nicholson - CEO of EchoMe Inc.
    Christian is the cofounder of EchoMe, a real-time music platform. He produces and writes music, loves product design, and believes the music revolution has just begun.

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    Corey Crossfield
    Corey is the head of digital for Revelation Management, a division of Red Light Management. This includes overseeing day-to-day digital strategy and social media as well as building technology partnerships.

  • Press & Storytelling »

    Press and Storytelling Resources for Startups.

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    Claire Topalian - Public Relations for Tech Startups
    Firm believer in PR as Lead Gen. I've worked with numerous startups, non-profits, and major corporations on their PR and content strategies. Most recently, I began hosting webinars and workshops designed to help entrepreneurs and small business owners avoid outsourcing their PR and marketing needs to expensive agencies.

  • Product »

    The best recently published articles about product design, product development and product management.

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    SC Moatti - Tech visionary, early stage investor & fmr Facebook exec
    Tech visionary, early stage investor & fmr Facebook exec | Opera Software board director | Stanford b-school lecturer | Bestselling author & keynote speaker


    Reza Ladchartabi - sr. PM Connected Car - Curator Product List @ Startup Digest

  • Retail Tech & Ecommerce »

    We provide the latest news and information about retail technology platforms and e-commerce from around the world.

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    Kyle Kelly - Managing Partner at Anthem SI
    Modern IT consulting and cloud migration strategy for big enterprises, public sector, and high growth brands.

  • Small Business »

    The best recently published articles about starting and running a small business, with a focus on local marketing.

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  • Smart Cities »

    All about smart cities and urban innovation: a collection of resources covering innovations and developments in a wide range of topics like e-government, connected things, open data, civic tech and sustainability.

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    Joan Torres - @SmartUrbanite
    Tech entrepreneur and co-founder of LABCITIES, a global platform connecting smart city projects, experts and organizations around the world. I'm also a digital innovation consultant with extensive experience working with companies and governments across Europe and the Middle East.

  • Social Enterprise »

    Latest stories on social innovation from around the globe.

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    Tarek Mohamed Hassan - Founder at Visions LAB
    Helping changemakers in their personal development and connecting global ideas.

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    Empowering you wth the tools to design a sustainable future.

  • Startup Communities »

    Highlighting entrepreneurial ecosystems and community builders from around the world.

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    Brad Feld - VC at Foundry Group and author of Startup Communities
    I'm a VC at Foundry Group. I live in Boulder, Colorado, invest in software and Internet companies around the US, run marathons, and read a lot.

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    Julian Miller - @gvillesjules
    Driven polymath making the world a better place day and night. Voracious reader, connector of disparate dots, and ponderer of novel notions.

  • Startup Reading List »

    A weekly selection of top articles, videos and resources on startup life.

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    Zubin Chagpar - @phylosopher

  • Venture Capital »

    Trends in venture capital and insights from VCs about raising money and building startups.

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    Yohei Nakajima - Venture Partner, Scrum Ventures

  • Virtual & Augmented Reality »

    Every week we provide you with a list of handpicked stories from this fascinating new industry.

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    Yonca Braeckman - Founder The Tech Centric - Curator TEDxGhent
    Science Fiction is my natural habitat, I love how it makes us wonder about a u(dys)topia. Imagination as a catalyst for a better world. I love building and organising experiences & programmes to develop, entertain & create impact.

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    Karina Hisayasu - Independent Concept Designer and Producer
    I'd once planned to be making pastries in Paris and continue domesticating wild vanilla plants in the Brazilian bush... And somehow I wound up in Virtual Reality instead. My interest is arts-focused and centred around impactful user experiences. Aural environments, cognitive sciences and cultural relativism are some of the topics noodling around my mind at the moment.

  • Wearables »

    Your weekly reading list for all things wearables. Expect the latest news, market updates, research spotlights, influencer insights, crowdfunding highlights and much more!

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    Ashish Aggarwal - M&A and Corp Dev at Opera Software
    Ashish is passionate about helping entrepreneurs in building great technology products and in scaling companies. In his current role, Ashish is responsible for making strategic corporate acquisitions in for Opera Software. He has worked previously in VC (OCA Ventures), as an entrepreneur (Founder of Click2Deals in India), in big data marketing (at Dell), and as an engineer (for Yahoo! for five years). He actively mentors startups from various accelerator programsHe led startup due diligence for Startup Europe Partnership, an initiative of The European Union led by Mind the Bridge Foundation.


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    Will Martin - Curator
    Startup Weekend organiser, @LiveDuel founder and all round tech enthusiast

  • Wellness »

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    Tyler Wall

  • Women Entrepreneurship »

    A curated list of stories, news, and resources pertaining to female founders and leaders.

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    Clare Bennett - Content Manager at Morning Consult

  • Youth Entrepreneurship »

    Watching, learning and celebrating youth entrepreneurship around the world.

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    Tony Cueva - CEO & Co-Founder - Drop Technologies, Inc
    Tony is electronic engineer who has co-founded Drop, the first automated treatment for reducing excessive sweating. He is an entrepreneur who is passionate about creating new ventures in healthcare and education.


    Lidia Donajczyk-Lipinska - Founder @ Hubmama
    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.