Tue.Nov 26, 2019

Startup Reads: 11 Books Every Early-Stage Entrepreneur Should Read

TechStars

I haven’t always been a big reader, but I’ve got more into it over the past few years of working with startups. In a past article, Five Pillars of Success: Curated Content for Early-Stage Entrepreneurs , I mentioned that last year I read 12 books.

A Startup Support Guide for My Mom

GAN

In just a few weeks, I’m going to see my mom for the holidays. While I’ve been in the startup world for over a decade now, I know my mom (and many of my friends) have no idea about all of the startup jargon we throw around, especially when it comes to the type of support startups can receive. Words like accelerator, incubator , venture studio, and others are terms that sound the same or are very confusing. And my mom and friends aren’t the only ones who are confused.

Three choices to make this International Anti-Corruption Day

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

By Kaelyn Vitale . According to Transparency International’s 2019 Latin America Barometer , 77% of survey respondents in Latin America and the Caribbean are ready and willing to tackle corruption.

[BriefCam in Jerusalem Post] Tokyo-based fund aims to bring Hebrew University technologies to Japan

OurCrowd

Based on technology developed at the university’s School of Computer Science and Engineering, BriefCam rapidly turns large quantities of video surveillance into actionable intelligence and can accelerate investigations. Read more here.

State of MENA Startups 2019, Report

MAGNiTT and 500 Startups jointly launch first 'State of MENA Startups 2019" report. Survey findings reveal insights on trends in fundraising exercise, exit opportunities, hiring, and growth optimization.

November 2019 Hackathon Recap

Y Combinator

Last weekend we hosted a hackathon for 225 people who made over 60 projects. We were joined by judges Trevor Blackwell , Jared Friedman , Gustaf Alströmer , Kat Manalac , Michael Seibel , Akshar Bonu, Gaurav Pathak, and Raghav Poddar.

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USV Two Year Analyst Program

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

At USV, we have had a two-year analyst program since the very early days. The alumni of our analyst program are an impressive group of people. Some have their own venture capital firms, some are founders of companies that are doing great, some are working in large companies. We are starting the process of hiring a new group of analysts and, as always, we kicked off the process with a blog post on USV.com. If you are interested or know someone who might be, check out this post.

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[Alpha Tau in PR Newswire] Alpha Tau Announces the Publication of Exceptional Clinical Data from Alpha DaRT, its Novel Alpha Radiotherapy for Solid Tumors

OurCrowd

Alpha Tau Medical is pleased to announce the publication of the results of its first clinical trial of Alpha DaRT , a novel alpha radiation cancer treatment, in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, and Physics, the official journal of the American Society for Radiation Oncology.

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Living in a Horror Movie?

Continuations

These days I often feel as if I am living in a horror movie of the twilight zone variety. People appear to be under some kind of mind control, that seems to be emanating from the handheld devices they all carry with them. Here is how this manifests itself: I tell someone about how severe and imminent the climate crisis really is, usually using the Alien Invasion Analogy. There is a brief moment in which they appear genuinely disturbed.

[Surgical Theater in Scope – Stanford Medicine’s Blog] Two-year-old becomes youngest patient to have giant brain tumor removed through nasal cavity

OurCrowd

Preparations for Ari began long before the surgery.

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Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars Holiday Gift Guide

TechStars

Unique Gifts from Across the LaunchPad Network. Looking for a truly special gift this holiday season? We’ve got it. Want to support LaunchPad student entrepreneurs with your holiday spending? You can do that here, too. Antithesis Foods (Cornell University).

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OurCrowd

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[Zebra in The Times of Israel] Zebra Medical gets FDA nod for device that detects water in lungs

OurCrowd

Zebra Medical Vision, a startup that uses artificial intelligence technology to help read medical scans, said Wednesday it got its fourth FDA clearance for a device to help identify water in the lungs. Read more here.

[Alpha Tau in Crowdfund Insider] OurCrowd Portfolio Company Alpha Tau Medical Seeks New Cancer Treatment, Shares Results of Trial Radiotherapy

OurCrowd

OurCrowd portfolio company Alpha Tau Medical is an Israeli medical device company that focuses on research, development and commercialization of the Alpha DaRT for the treatment of solid tumors. Read more here.

[TechSee in PR Newswire] Smart Home Suppliers Need to Focus on Simplicity Says New Consumer Survey

OurCrowd

TechSee, a global leader in visual customer assistance powered by Computer Vision AI, today released the results of its smart home support survey. The data shows that while smart home product adoption continues to surge – nearly 40 percent of study participants own at least one such device – complexity continues to be a barrier to greater uptake. Read more here. The post [TechSee in PR Newswire] Smart Home Suppliers Need to Focus on Simplicity Says New Consumer Survey appeared first on OurCrowd.