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Startup Communities Digest

Issue #23  •  September 2  •  view online
Startup Communities
Startup Communities
Highlighting entrepreneurial ecosystems and community builders from around the world.
How to Progress
SPN Top 10: Things that move a startup ecosystem forward - Silicon Prairie News
Matt Helt is the Program Director of Techstars Startup Week. Techstars is the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed. Through Techstars Startup Week, cities all around the world are able to catalyze their entrepreneurial community by bringing together all the stakeholders involved in the growth of startup ecosystem to organize this five-day event.
Community Spotlight
D.C.’s Startup Scene - D.C. Policy Center

D.C.’s Startup Scene, Part II: Opportunity Costs - D.C. Policy Center

Ecosystem Overview
Great cities for start-ups

Perspective
Opinion: Venture capital could use some geographic diversity
From Bloomberg: The U.S. high technology industry looks like it may be too concentrated. One sign of this is the lack of geographic diversity in the venture capital industry, which is highly concentrated in a few technology hubs, mostly on the coasts. But there are a few signs that VC is starting to look beyond the traditional hubs in its quest for returns.
Ex-Facebook's Regina Dugan on tech diversity and women in tech

As the rupee takes a plunge against the dollar, some alarm bells, some smiles for startups

Rising Startup Communities: Ian Hathaway's commentary on the Silicon Prairie - Silicon Prairie News
We recently talked to Mr. Hathaway at the ESHIP Summit in Kansas City, and he graciously agreed to provide a bit more commentary on one of his recent reports published on July 31, 2018. In that entrepreneurial ecosystem report, he published a research study regarding ecosystem construction in the United States, “America’s Rising Startup Communities.”
A move in the right direction
 - Recent - Aurora

Are accelerators still struggling to find their place in Singapore's startup ecosystem? | Singapore Business Review

Microcommunities
Inside the coworking boom: How these emerging communities are reshaping the startup world – GeekWire
With special guests Amy Nelson, founder and CEO of The Riveter, and Sarah Studer, managing director of Impact Hub Seattle. We recorded this episode in front of a live audience during our meetup Thursday evening at the NeighborHub at Columbia Bank in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood.
Try This @Home
How I Built a 2,500-Person Event on a Shoestring Budget

Small city grants can help tiny tech companies buy time to grow - Orlando Sentinel
Techstars Startup Digest Startup Communities is curated by:
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