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Startup Digest Silicon Valley-SF Bay Area - Issue #16

Interesting Reads Election Distractor (nytimes.com) Is the election giving you nervous energy? You’re
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Interesting Reads
Is the election giving you nervous energy? You’re in the right place.
More people than ever are voting by mail this year due, and mail ballots take longer to count than ballots cast at polling places. But because each state has its own rules for how votes are counted and reported, some will report results sooner than others. Those disparate rules may also make initial returns misleading.
Whenever Benjamin Kaila, who immigrated from India to the United States in 1999, applies for a job at a U.S. tech company, he prays that there are no other Indians during the interview. Kaila is a Dalit, or member of the lowest-ranked castes within India’s system of social hierarchy, formerly referred to as “untouchables.”

Calling Startups in Supply Chain Innovation

Techstars Sustainability ChallengeThe Techstars Sustainability Challenge is an equity-free challenge that brings together founders with industry leaders in sustainability. Top Supply Chain solutions in the areas of Data & Automation and Materials & End-of-life Impact will have access to potential commercial opportunities with our corporate partners. We are looking for proven technologies that are able to be pilotable in 2021.
Applications are now open and close March 1, 2021.

Products That Count presents: Google Product Lead on the Growing Customer Loyalty

Join Wood Mackenzie’s industry-leading research practice as we engage with the key voices in energy storage.

AfroTech World is a virtual conference, one of the largest multicultural tech conferences in the US. Join fellow engineers, designers, founders and entrepreneurs as we take a 360-degree look at culture and tech. With our digital AfroTech World, we’re making room for more tech, more talks, more teaching, more learning, more pitching and more glow ups!

CNBC Evolve features iconic global companies and executives who are embracing change and transforming for the future. Featuring best-in class CEOs and innovators in conversation with CNBC anchors and reporters, this event provides a forum for companies to share strategies, tactics and lessons learned in a peer-to-peer environment. Attendees will walk away with an understanding of how businesses and brands can evolve and win in an age of disruption.

DeveloperWeek Global: Enterprise Conference invites over 3,000 enterprise dev professionals to converge for a 2-day virtual conference & expo, featuring technology innovations and trends that corporations need to know about. Topics will include: DevSecOps, Organizing Dev Teams, DevTech Trends, Microservices, Containers, Kubernetes, and more.

Techstars Startup Weekends are 54-hour events designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs. Beginning with Friday night pitches, the event continues through brainstorming, business plan development, and basic prototype creation, culminating in Sunday night demos and presentations.

The content is a given (40+ hours, 5 streams, 60+ fireside chats, 25+ startup presentations) featuring the all-stars of fintech. We’re bringing together the smartest CEOs, unicorns, and public company C-suite execs to illuminate the companies, technologies, and trends shaping banking, payments, lending, wealth management and insurance.

Virtual Event | Wednesday November 18, YC is hosting our first Future Founders Conference, a one-day event for women globally. The event will be online, and whether you have a slight interest in startups or are in the early stages of building one, you’ll walk away more knowledgeable about starting a company. Hear from inspiring women who have backgrounds in entrepreneurship and learn how to create your own path. If you are a woman who is passionate about solving hard problems, you won’t want to miss this.
Techstars Startup Digest Silicon Valley-SF Bay Area is curated by:
Allen Hinkelman Allen Hinkelman
allen.hinkelman@startupdigestmail.com
Peter Shin Peter Shin
peter.shin@startupdigestmail.com
Heather Orsi Heather Orsi
heather.orsi@startupdigestmail.com
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