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Mobile News - Week of November 2, 2020

Issue #115 — View online — Suggest a link

The latest news and information about startups and innovations from the mobile world.

There is “no love at first sight” in startup pitching.
An investor will not, should not, and would never invest in you the first time they meet you.
At this talk I did at Cyberport Venture Capital Conference this past week, I did a pretty funny talk on startup pitching.
  • What do investors want?
  • What do founders want?
  • What should a founder say and do in the first pitch? 
Let’s make startup pitching great again. Check out my deck and my trying to be funny video.
Here are the top mobile news this week >
  • Election - Michigan robocall scam
  • Apple - Chips shortage
  • Foxconn - empty promises at Wisconsin
  • WhatsApp - Payment launch in India
  • Gaming - 100M MAU for Honor of Kings 

FBI probing election robocall campaign targeting Michigan, telling voters nationwide to ‘stay home’
Apple Is Said to Face Shortages in Power Chips for iPhone 12
Uber and Lyft Drivers in California Will Remain Contractors - The New York Times
WhatsApp rolls out payments in India
Tencent claims record 100M daily users on mobile game Honor of Kings
Inside Foxconn’s empty buildings, empty factories, and empty promises in Wisconsin
Techstars Startup Digest Mobile is curated by:
Edith Yeung Edith Yeung - General Partner at Race Capital
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