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Techstars Startup Communities Digest

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

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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

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.

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Techstars Startup Digest Startup Communities is curated by:
Julian Miller Julian Miller - @gvillesjules
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