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Startup Communities - Stuff Worth Reading

Issue #11  •  June 8  •  view online
Startup Communities
Startup Communities
Highlighting entrepreneurial ecosystems and community builders from around the world.
Why Immigration Policies Matter
The Heroes of America's Startup Economy Weren't Born in America |
As interest in entrepreneurship flags with Millennials, startup rates continue to climb among immigrants. So why are we making it harder for them to stay?
Why startup visas are good for America (Opinion) - CNN

Strategies For Iclusion
Bridging the gender gap in Silicon Valley and beyond

As diversity progress in Silicon Valley stalls, advocates call for a new approach

Startup Community Spotlight
The entrepreneur’s guide to the South Korean tech ecosystem

Everything you need to know about the Toronto startup scene

Macro Trends
America’s Startup Scene Is Looking Anemic - Bloomberg
Fewer people are taking the entrepreneurial plunge. That’s not a good sign.
The biggest gap in funding is for companies in the idea stage. Given the 2%/20% rule, it is very difficult for major VCs to really pay attention to this segment. It’s not that idea-stage companies never break through, but those that do have a relationship with the VC or come through recommendation   •   Share

Special report: Rise of Arab startups offers hope for region's sluggish economies - International Investment

Embrace The Struggle
The Hybrid and Gaza Sky Geeks are helping Arab-Israeli and Palestinian entrepreneurs overcome adversity – TechCrunch

Outside Looking In
Heartland Tech Weekly: What scaling startups look for in a second location | VentureBeat
There are a couple of stories in the Heartland Tech newsletter this week that touch on startups looking to expand outside the Bay Area. First, there’s my story on Opendoor adding an engineering office in Atlanta, its first outside of San Francisco. Second, there’s a nice analysis from Crunchbase New…
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