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Demo Day for AngelPad: The Anti Y Combinator – StrictlyVC, LLC

All accelerators currently work in the same way, same methodology, even the « anti-NameAnIncubator » one. All the process rely on the talent of some leaders.

« So how does the AngelPad process work? Twice a year, Korte and Magescas stage an open application process that usually attracts about 2,000 applicants who are asked to submit a two-minute video, along with an essay, about their company. The couple then whittles the list down to between 100 and 200 of the most promising teams, interviews each for 25 minutes over a two- to three-month period, then chooses a dozen of them to coach over the following 10 to 12 weeks. »”…

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Edward Snowden is Back to #SXSW2015 | The Verge

“This year, Snowden was back at SXSW — but only a few people even knew it was happening. Snowden held a streamed question-and-answer session with roughly two dozen people from across the technology and policy world, which participant Sunday Yokubaitis, president of online privacy company Golden Frog, described as a “call to arms” for tech companies to foil spying with better privacy tools.”…

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The Future Of Mobile May Not Look Like Apps | ReadWriteWeb

Here is a good point about the Apple Watch: is everything will be about push information, so the smartwatch could be more usefull in context than a phone? Look forward to see that!

“From Pull To Push. The Web has served us well for over two decades, serving up content that does everything from helping us become better people to teaching us to change diapers. (Hint: If you don’t usually help out around the house, the answer to the former may have much to do with the latter.)”…

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The Magic Moment of Meerkat | Bothsides of the Table

“Ok. If you work in tech this week you’ve no doubt heard much of this new app called Meerkat. In case you’ve spent the week living under a rock, Meerkat is an app integrated (currently) with Twitter in which if you click on the link of somebody who shares a “Meerkat Stream” you will be transported into a live session of their phone streaming. You can also watch in the Meerkat app linked above and participate in a realtime conversation with other people in that particular stream. Meerkat is magical.”…

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The Evolution Of The Browser | TechCrunch

“The browser wars have always been cyclical, moving from periods of monoculture dominated by one or two browsers to periods of comparative competition characterized by multiple, strong, second-tier browsers and a growing list of niche browsers. We’re midway through the latter, as is evident by the release of several new browsers, including Microsoft’s Project Spartan and Vivaldi, helmed by ex-Opera CEO Jon Stephenson von Tetzchner.”…

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