View profile

Techstars Startup Communities Digest

Issue #80  •  October 4  •  view online
Startup Communities
Startup Communities
Highlighting entrepreneurial ecosystems and community builders from around the world.

The corporate credit card for startups

Brex card frontScaling a startup? You need a card with better perks and no personal guarantee. Brex gives founders 10-20x higher limits and unheard-of perks: 7x on Uber/Lyft, 4x on travel, 2x on SaaS, and 1x on ads, servers, and all the rest. Sign up in 5 min & use “digest” for waived card fees for life. US only.

Give a Great Pitch & Position Your Product with Techstars Entrepreneur's Toolkit

Your startup needs a great pitch. David Mandell's experiences, as co-founder and CEO of Pivot Desk (Techstars 2012, Acquired by SquareFoot), former managing director of global communication for Deloitte Consulting, and Techstars EIR, have given him insight into great messaging and product positioning. Learn from David's actionable insights on how to effectively communicate your business through your pitch and drive customers to your solution.
Ecosystem Overview
Nebraska’s ‘Silicon Prairie’ Is Growing Into A Hub For Innovation
Despite its unfortunate tourism slogan, Nebraska is, in fact, for everyone. And it’s an especially attractive area for startups to plant their roots and bloom.
How Tech Startups Are Firing Up the Palestinian Economy

Community Spotlight
From The Shadows Of The Fortune 500, Atlanta Emerges As A Tech Hub
You don’t want to underestimate Atlanta. The city is quietly building up a startup environment that local industry players hope will one day rival those of other metro areas when it comes to funding (and exits).
Startup Guide New York: how this city is a hub for fintech, media, and design entrepreneurs

As vice president of economic development for the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce, Charles Wood is in charge of directing economic development and helping lead the visioning process Velocity 2040 to plot Chattanooga’s economic future over the next two decades.

Video: How Seoul will become one of the world’s best startup cities
TNW visited Seoul to get to know the secret behind the incredible rise of its startup ecosystem - with 7 recent unicorns, it shows no signs of slowing down.
Inclusion Matters
Are entrepreneurs of color getting the support they need?

New Study Reveals Nordics Lag In VC Funding For Female Founders

Perspective
Why It’s So Hard for Startups to Create Wealth in Europe
Johannes Reck should be feeling pretty groovy. He’s the co-founder of one of the hottest startups in Berlin. GetYourGuide lets holiday makers book tours online in 150 countries and is on course to increase ticket sales this year by 75%.
Create an opportunity ecosystem

How will Bahrain's young startup scene attract VC big bucks?

I’ll let you in on a secret. The most critical ingredient in a vibrant, resilient startup community can be summarized in two words: Give First.

The corporate credit card for startups

Brex card frontScaling a startup? You need a card with better perks and no personal guarantee. Brex gives founders 10-20x higher limits and unheard-of perks: 7x on Uber/Lyft, 4x on travel, 2x on SaaS, and 1x on ads, servers, and all the rest. Sign up in 5 min & use “digest” for waived card fees for life. US only.
Techstars Startup Digest Startup Communities is curated by:
Julian Miller Julian Miller - @gvillesjules
julian.miller@startupdigestmail.com
Did you read something you think we should include in our newsletter?
Suggest a link
Copyright © 2019 Techstars, All rights reserved.
You are receiving this email because you opted-in on one of our websites.
Our mailing address is:
Techstars
1050 Walnut St #202
Boulder, CO 80302
If you were forwarded this newsletter and you like it, you can subscribe here.
If you don’t want these updates anymore, please unsubscribe here.
This newsletter is carefully curated with Revue