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1. 7 Rejections

By Brian Chesky

Digest: Venture Capital
Curator: Peter Marculans

Brian Chesky, the CEO of AirBnB, shares 5 rejection emails from prominent Silicon Valley investors that turned them down when they were raising $150K back in 2008. Read More

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2. What It’s Like To Work On A Team Full of Women (And Why It’s Different From What You Think)

By Talia Goldstein

Digest: Startup
Curators: Zubin Chagpar & Chris McCann

“Whatever the reason for the gender disparity in tech companies, one fact is quite apparent in our majority-female business: we are incredibly good at working as a team.” Read More

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3. Google’s Free Website Builder Makes It Dead Simple To Implement Material Design

By Mark Wilson

Digest: Enterprise
Curator: Mohammad Albattikhi

“Google has released a tool to make the process simple. It’s called Material Design Lite, and it’s a site filled with copy-and-pasteable code that you can use to create Material Design websites in CSS, HTML and JavaScript.” Read More

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4. What Does a Startup COO Actually Do?

By Andy Sparks

Digest: Leadership & Resiliency
Curator: Sarah Jane Coffey

Mattermark COO Andy Sparks breaks down his changing responsibilities in this interesting and useful post, which includes 12 insightful links to further reading. Read More

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5. Apple Is Building A New Store In Hong Kong

By Jordan Crook

Digest: China Tech
Curators: Xu Tao & Edith Yeung

As part of a huge push to own the Chinese market, Apple is opening up a new store in Hong Kong. Read More

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