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5 hand-picked articles from across the Startup Digest Reading Lists. Sign up to receive great weekly content on various topics from our expert curators.


1. Wal-Mart experiments with tech-enhanced ‘Next-Gen’ stores

By Daphne Howland – Retail Dive

Digest: Retail Technology & Ecommerce

Curator: Kyle Kelly

“Scan and Go” checkout technology. Read More

More from this reading list: http://mailchi.mp/23a58fde2393/5aqhelbdtc


2. Khailee Ng and 500 Startups have a plan to stop founders from committing suicide

By Malavika Velayanikal – Tech In Asia

Digest: Startup Communities

Curators: Julian Miller, Brad Feld, Shane Reiser

The importance of community. Read More

More from this reading list: http://mailchi.mp/d6065f0f3992/om1rfrm46h


3. The Ultimate UX Design of: the Sign-Up Form

By Marcin Treder – Designmodo

Digest: Design

Curators: Phillip Chao, Eugenio Monforte

A typical sign-up form contains a couple of form fields (it seems like the most popular number nowadays is three: e-mail, password and a peculiar “repeat password”) and a button. Is there anything to design in this minimalistic structure? Isn’t it too simple to focus on? Read More

More from this reading list: http://mailchi.mp/a9c6de2ae1bc/j8j7vdm1x9


4. How Google Took Over the Classroom

By Natasha Singer – The New York Times

Digest: Product

Curators: SC Moatti, Reza Ladchartabi

The tech giant is transforming public education with low-cost laptops and
free apps. But schools may be giving Google more than they are getting. Read More

More from this reading list: http://mailchi.mp/e4668238cbe9/kd6y3ucdcc


5. Here’s how likely your startup is to get acquired at any stage

By Jason Rowley – TechCrunch

Digest: Venture Capital

Curator: Yohei Nakajima

Survival rate and acquisition rate of startups based on fundraising round. Read More

More from this reading list: http://mailchi.mp/decf501a89fa/43koobkbh9


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