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Startup Communities Digest

Issue #29  •  October 12  •  view online
Startup Communities
Startup Communities
Highlighting entrepreneurial ecosystems and community builders from around the world.
Capital Concerns
See ya, seed? Decline in seed-stage startup funding deals may impact venture ecosystem – GeekWire
A record amount of investment dollars are going to U.S. startups. But that doesn’t necessarily mean good news for founders trying to raise seed-stage capital. VC-backed companies in the U.S. saw a 17 percent increase in funding last quarter as total amount invested reached $28 billion, according to…
Ecosystem Overview
Why America's Lead in High-Tech Startups Is Eroding - CityLab

Moldova's startup scene: Taking off to global hubs | 150sec

Heartland Tech Weekly: Taking stock of the Southeast's startup scene | VentureBeat

A guide to Vietnam’s startup scene – KrASIA

Diversity Matters
Carta study details pay equity gap - Business Insider

Cambodia’s Women Entrepreneurs Aim to Scale Up 

A first-of-its-kind survey of the Cincinnati startup ecosystem shows that companies with more female employees see a higher rate of growth.

Talent Migrations
Brain drain from Startup Nation increasing, especially among best educated in high-tech - Business -
The phenomenon is particularly prevalent in the fields of computer science, engineering and math, even with people who completed only a bachelor’s degree
Chinese Entrepreneurs Launch the Next Caribbean Invasion | Fast Forward | OZY

India’s #MeToo Movement Exposes Sexual Abuse In The Startup Ecosystem In Its Wake
Amid sexual abuse allegations under #MeToo, AIB co-founder Tanmay Bhat steps down, another co-founder Gursimran Khamba is sent on leave
Startup Palestine: It could happen, with Israeli help - Israel News -

How to build a civic tech community, according to Pittsburgh leaders -

Entrepreneurs are seen by many as the heroes of our time. They create solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems, commit to their ideas against all odds and are transforming industry after industry.   •   Share

To thrive in Southeast Asia, startups need to find the right partners The Southeast Asian startup ecosystem is on a roll. With an increasingly active tech scene and hundred million-dollar funds becoming the new normal, the region is becoming an innovation hub the world should watch. Geographically strategic
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