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“If parts get too boring just fast forward - all the way to the end if need be.”
- THE MANUAL (PDF)

In 1988, the KLF shared a document describing in how to get a music single to the very top of the UK music charts. It’s completely outdated now, but an excellent reminder that pretty much all systems can be hacked. This was soon obsolete, which is also a good reminder that system adapt quickly to make the same hack harder the next time.

Startup Candidates

SprayPrinter [login required] - makes cities look better.

We're excited to announce that we're working with Urbint. Learn more about them at https://urbint.com

Startups

Raising Venture Funding for a Hardware Startup

The Greatest Sales Pitch I’ve Seen All Year

When Demo Day Becomes Your Due Date

Unsure how much you should pay yourself? Check out this Founder Salary Calculator.

The Founder’s Guide to Raising a Series A Venture Financing

Seedcamp has shared their most recent fundraising deck and it’s a very useful way for founders to understand how VCs think and what they're trying to achieve.

Want to sell to local governments? Join the Citymart Directory and access over 1,000 active projects

Cities

Highlights of the Findings of the U.S. Global Change Research Program Climate Science Special Report

A strategic approach to climate action in cities—focused acceleration

New study reaches a stunning conclusion about the cost of solar and wind energy

As Wildfires Raged, Insurers Sent in Private Firefighters to Protect Homes of the Wealthy

Meet the startups fighting Bay Area’s soaring housing costs

Are VCs Changing the Housing Industry?

The department of transportation of the future

Is your city getting ready for AVs? This is a guide to who’s doing what, where, and how.

Bill Gates Is Buying Land in Arizona to Build a "Smart City"

Opportunities

URBAN-X - Apply by Jan 31st

Startup in Residence 2018 - Apply by Dec 10th

Direct of Product & Data Analyst at Urbint

Opps, Guest Services & Software at Starcity

UX / Onboarding Designer at Citymart

And 69 more job opportunities to re-imagine cities.

Urban Us

BRCK on the cover of The Economist

Welcome Michele and Jason. They’ll be working with us for our University of Chicago Booth School Course on Urbantech Entrepreneurship this Winter quarter.

We’re holding office hours at AngelList HQ in San Francisco later today (Wed Dec 6). Meet Shaun, Mark and Stonly to chat about URBAN-X or ask us anything. Pick a time that works best for you at https://calendly.com/urus/ubx/

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Liz, Mark, Anthony, Stonly & Shaun
Thanks for working with us to make the Urbantech ecosystem better.
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