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Techstars Startup Communities Digest

Issue #90  •  January 19  •  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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TechCrunch DisruptTechCrunch Disrupt 2020 is just a few weeks away but we've already opened up our CrunchMatch networking platform for attendees to be able to meet one another in advance of the big event. Not only will it help narrow down the people you want to meet with, we'll even have some speed networking happy hour sessions so you can meet people on the fly! Register for Disrupt today and save $100 with code TECHSTARS15.
Ecosystem Overview
Tracing The Journey To Growth Of The MENA Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
As both a witness and a catalyst to this current spur of entrepreneurship, RiseUp has worked tirelessly to arm as many startups as possible with the tools they need to succeed.
Kuwait Startups: Seeding Tomorrow’s Giants

Inclusion Matters
Article: Defining the future of work with diversity & inclusion at the core
In a recent Roundtable discussion hosted by People Matters and Randstad in Gurugram talent leaders from diverse companies came together to reflect upon the theme Future of Work Creating Inclusive Workplaces Here are a few key takeaways from the discussion
Perspective
Poland's venture capital market: inexperienced, not "toxic"
Polish VC money used to come with conditions attached that made startups unattractive to foreign investors. But things are changing.
Will 2020 be the year that Spanish venture capital lifts off?

Mentorship: Good For The Mentored And Good For Those Mentoring, Too

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
julian.miller@startupdigestmail.com
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