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Techstars Startup Communities Digest

Issue #82  •  October 18  •  view online
Startup Communities
Startup Communities
Highlighting entrepreneurial ecosystems and community builders from around the world.

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Community Spotlight
Startup returns analysis shows Seattle as the ‘most overlooked innovation market’ in North America
Early stage startup investors looking for strategic advantages should pay attention to Seattle. That’s one takeaway from an analysis of historical investment returns for markets across North America over the past decade.
Ecosystem Overview
Fintech startups: Why Bulgaria is a hotbed for finance software development

Perspective
From South Africa to the Netherlands: A Firsthand Take on Startup Ecosystem Disparities
What makes one startup thrive when another one stalls? A lot of factors come into play, but from this author’s vantage point, location plays an outsized role.
Rethinking the way we do student internships

Why Women Entrepreneurs Face Difficulty In Raising Funds For Their Startups

Why Co-Working 'Works' for Start-Ups

Try This @Home
Pitch Competition Promotes Diversity in Entrepreneurship

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Techstars Startup Digest Startup Communities is curated by:
Julian Miller Julian Miller - @gvillesjules
julian.miller@startupdigestmail.com
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