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The Somers Record Co-owner Writes Book on Venture Capital

Jeremy Brown — Tapinto.net

- In this era of startups and new businesses popping up almost daily, there’s never been a better time to learn the language of venture capital.

HR Space is Ripe for Innovation: Shao-Ning Huang, Angel Investor & LP

Shiwen Yap — Dealstreetasia.com

- Shao-Ning Leigh Huang, a veteran of the Singapore venture ecosystem and co-founder of JobsCentral Group, has seen the growth of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the region become more vibrant and innovative.

21 Incredible Facts About HubSpot CEO & Founder Brian Halligan

Larry Kim — Inc.com

- How much do you know about the successful entrepreneur, angel investor, and author Brian Halligan?

7 Ways Silicon Valley Could Transform Its Toxic Culture

Katheline Jean-Pierre Coleman — Entrepreneur.com

- Alternatives to Silicon Valley’s male-dominated VC firms.

5 Groups Push to Increase Diversity Among Texas Startups

Mary Ann Azevedo — VentureBeat

- Entrepreneurs and investors often lament the lack of diversity in tech in Texas. But a few organizations, and people, are going beyond just talk and are actively working to better even the playing field for underrepresented entrepreneurs.

Deal of the Week: Grabr

Mike Butcher — TechCrunch

- SF-based Grabr grabs $2.7M to scale its traveler-driven shopping community.

MGC Incubates 5 MSMEs in Metro Manila, to Tap More Nationwide

Roderick Abad — Businessmirror.com

- ANGEL investment hub “Mr. Group of Companies” (MGC) said the five startups from Metro Manila it has been incubating since last year are on track to become medium enterprises by 2019.