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Startup Communities Digest

Issue #25  •  September 14  •  view online
Startup Communities
Startup Communities
Highlighting entrepreneurial ecosystems and community builders from around the world.
If You Read One Thing This Week, Make It This
Why Cultivating Your Innovation Ecosystem Is Worth the Work
New research shows there are clear benefits to strengthening the complex environments that enable place-based innovation.
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Community Spotlight
What does Duo Security's sale mean for the Ann Arbor area and its tech industry?

Ecosystem Overview
The Untapped Potential Of Serbia's Entrepreneurial Scene | 150sec

Polish start-ups use know-how learnt abroad - Emerging Europe

Are the Baltic States Right for Your Startup?

On Inclusion
Melinda Gates' New Research Reveals Alarming Diversity Numbers | WIRED
Tech companies may espouse diversity, but less than 0.1 percent of their grants focus on women of color. The Reboot Recognition Tech Coalition aims to change that.
Silicon Valley’s Next Innovation: Diversity - Barron's

Stopping the Tech Diversity Gap Where It Starts: Elementary School | Atlanta Daily World

How D.C. Became One of the Top Cities for Inclusive, Female-Driven Entrepreneurship – Adweek
The imbalance is well documented: The vast majority of funding in the entrepreneurship world goes to men—white men in particular.
Mentors Matter
Why mentorship is critical for startup founders to succeed

Perspective
Support Systems: What To Do When Things Seem To Be Going Out Of Control
Don’t be afraid to ask for help- it will only ever do you good.
Startups: We need better metrics - InnovationsAus.com

Why venture capitalists ask for ‘The Nigeria discount’ — Technology — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News

How Alibaba's Ma became the role model for China's startup generation |  | gazette.com

Try This @Home
Spearhead is transforming founders into angel investors – TechCrunch

How a weekly Seattle startup gathering turned into a global entrepreneurial community – GeekWire
Techstars Startup Digest Startup Communities is curated by:
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