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1. GM will now let you ‘share’ a car for a whole month, parking and insurance included
By Andrew J. Hawkins – The Verge
Digest: Mobility & Transportation
Curators: Timo Hoffmann, Manuel Heckmann, Andy Palanisamy
Maven, the car-sharing company spun-off from General Motors last year, is launching a new monthly service that is geared toward users who want the feel of car ownership, but only in month-sized chunks. Read More
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2. Singapore may have designed the world’s best bus stop
By Mimi Kirk – CityLab
Digest: Smart Cities
Curator: Joan Torres
What if the humble bus stop could be a place you actually looked forward to frequenting? An architecture firm and the government collaborated on a bus stop that features ample seating, a rack of books geared for all ages, bicycle parking, a swing, artwork, and a rooftop garden. Read More
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3. DRIFT’s Marketing Manifesto
By Dave Gerhardt – drift.com
Digest: Go To Market & Growth
Curator: Nathan Monk
A fantastic manifesto for any full-stack marketer. Read More
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4. WeWork Is Giving Away $20 Million In Cash To Other Startups
By Ellen Huet – Private Wealth
Digest: Startup Communities
Curators: Julian Miller, Brad Feld, Shane Reiser
Here’s a cool move by a group that realizes startup communities are also intertwined with the non-venture track entrepreneurial ventures in their broader ecosystem. Read More
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5. U.S. consumers now spend 5 hours per day on mobile devices
By Sarah Perez – TechCrunch
Curator: Edith Yeung
U.S. users are spending more than half their time (51%) in social media, messaging and media and entertainment applications — including those like Snapchat, which now accounts for 2 percent of users’ daily time spent in apps. Read More
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