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Techstars Startup Communities Digest

Issue #86  •  December 13  •  View online  •  Suggest a link to us
Startup Communities
Startup Communities
Highlighting entrepreneurial ecosystems and community builders from around the world.

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Community Spotlight
The Colorado Town Where Military Veterans Are Launching Startups as Their Second Acts
Former service members make up 17 percent of Colorado Springs’ population. Here’s how the mountain town is putting them to work.
Haifa on track to becoming Israel’s next startup hub
Israel Innovation Authority and the ILAB Group will invest $14.4 million over four years to promote entrepreneurship in the northern ‘capital’ city.
Inclusion Matters
Now this is diversity: Women dominate Venture Asheville's top 15 startups
This week, over 300 entrepreneurs, investors, mentors and other members of the Asheville startup community will gather as Venture Asheville presents a series of awards to the 15 fastest-growing local companies, along with the individuals who are leading the growth of the city’s startup ecosystem.
Overcoming barriers of women-led entrepreneurship in Palestine

“Changing the narrative”: Migrant-focused startup hub settles into new, expanded office space

It takes an ecosystem to raise a successful start-up
Entrepreneurial ecosystems are the perfect environment to help new start-ups develop and thrive – it’s all about being connected.
Megaphone of Mainstreet: Startups Report

Ecosystem Overview
Exploring the current scenario of startup ecosphere in Southeast Asia
Looking at the current scenario, it can be concluded that it’s a great time to watch out for scopes of expansion in the region  •  Share
The startup ecosystem in India is scaling new heights. Here’s why

Opinion: Why Pakistani startups are the next big thing
Pakistan today, a Muslim-majority country with a population of 217M and consumer spending of $257B (as of 2018) is quite similar to Indonesia in 2009, a Muslim-majority country with a population of 236M and consumer spending of $322B.

How Global Insurance Brand MetLife is Partnering with Startups to Power Innovation in Financial Wellness

Join MetLife’s innovation office, Techstars and financial wellness startup, Zogo Finance on August 18 at 12pm ET for an online Ask Me Anything to learn what successful startup engagement really looks like. MetLife’s Chief Innovation Officer John Geyer, and VP of Innovation Terrance Luciani will share how they are teaming up with startups to drive new value across their business and are developing multiple POCs and pilots. Save your spot!
Techstars Startup Digest Startup Communities is curated by:
Julian Miller Julian Miller - @gvillesjules
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