David Smooke

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TOP TWENTY TECH STORIES THIS WEEK

So, over the last two weeks Bitcoin (BTC, $4,226.75) has declined by over 30%, Ethereum (ETH, $119.13) has declined by by over 45%, and FAANG has lost about a trillion dollars worth of value in 6 weeks. What a great time to be raising tech money! Do check out the Hacker Noon equity crowdfunding campaign — we’re up to $650,000+ from 542 investors in 3 weeks.

Here are TOP TWENTY TECH STORIES THIS WEEK:

Seed Funding

193 days, 1,482 emails, $590,000 dollars: Exposing the Nitty Gritty Details of our Seed Round by Andy Cook

Venture Capital

The Team-First Approach to Landing a Successful Series A by John Vrionis

Artificial Intelligence

Interview with Co-Founder and Researcher at Fast.ai: Dr. Rachel Thomas by Sanyam Bhutani

Diversifying The Engineer’s Responsibilities

Why Software Engineers Should Engage in Product Development by Krzysztof Czernek

@ ReInvent

AWS IN SPAAAAAACEEEEEEE by Jay Zalowitz

Tech Jobs

The 4-Box Job Searching Grid by Bethany Crystal

12+ High Paying Technology Jobs for Software Engineers and Computer Programmers by javinpaul

also check out the hacker noon job board

Tech Marketing

Why (and how) we started a growth team at our 28-person startup by Graham McCarthy

The importance of a growth mindset… Even kids are noticing it by Gary Watts

Fighting Fake News

70% of People Worry About Fake News — And How Google Combats It by Soundarya Balasubramani

Crypto Winter

Cryptocurrency Is Not Dead by Oliver Russell

Product Management

Self-Inflicted Chaos by John Cutler

Data Science

Tips On How To Maximize Your Data Science Team’s ROI by SeattleDataGuy

Tech Events

The Smookes Speak at University of Colorado’s Disruptive Entrepreneurship Class

Dev Hacks

How To Reduce Development Time? Mock Your APIs by Rohit Jacob Mathew

Learn From How They Make Cars

How Toyota Guides The Evolution Of Our Infrastructure (And Makes Me Appreciate Jira) by Mark Hopson

Reading Experience

The Best Data Visualizations for Grabbing Readers’ Attention by Benjamin Hastings

Working with Giants

Implementing Google’s Pagerank Algorithm by Richard Massey

DevOps

8 DevOps Trends to Be Aware of in 2019 by Pavan Belagatti

The Future

I Compiled a List of Tech’s “Next Big Things” So You Wouldn’t Have to… 2030 will be weird by Adrien Book

Until next time, don’t take the realities of the world for granted.

Kind Regards,

David Smooke

P.S. The Hacker Noon equity crowdfunding campaign is up to $650,000+ from 542 investors in 3 weeks. Own shares before it’s too late.

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