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1. Paris has never been closer to toppling London as Europe’s tech hub
By Shona Ghosh – Business Insider Nordic
Digest: Angel Investor
Curator: Berg Moe
Paris is maturing into an impressive startup ecosystem, attracting foreign talent and funding. Research shows France received more VC investment than Germany in 2016. Read More
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2. Iran’s Startups Promise Paradise for the Country’s Unemployed Youth
By Stella Morgana – The Wire
Digest: Startup Communities
Curators: Julian Miller, Brad Feld, Shane Reiser
Some very interesting statistics to note from the article, but progress in this direction is awesome. Read More
More from this reading list: http://mailchi.mp/c1be0b13602b/h1i1r8abpy
3. Tesco Delivers Groceries in Under an Hour by Robot
Digest: Food Tech
Curators: David Nagy, Winnie Leung
Britain’s biggest supermarket delivered a food order using a six-wheeled buggy to an address in central London as part of its wider Tesco Now one-hour delivery trial. Read More
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4. Understanding Personas – An Interview with Alan Cooper
By Andi Galpern & Alan Cooper
Curators: Phillip Chao, Eugenio Monforte
Interaction design luminary Alan Cooper discusses the importance of using personas in designing interfaces that will help your users to achieve their goals in this interview from Cascade SF. Read More
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5. 10 percent of Americans trading in a car plan to use Uber and Lyft instead of buying a new one
By Reuters – CNBC
Digest: Mobility & Transportation
Curators: Timo Hoffmann, Manuel Heckmann, Andy Palanisamy
Nearly a quarter of American adults sold or traded in a vehicle in the last 12 months, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll published on Thursday, with most getting another car. But 9 percent of that group turned to ride services like Lyft Inc. and Uber Technologies Inc. [UBER.UL] as their main way to get around. Read More
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