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Techstars Startup Communities Digest

Issue #93  •  February 7  •  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
Talent, Good Quality of Life in Lisbon Luring Foreign Startups: Miguel Fontes
The rich talent pool and the high quality of life in Lisbon are attracting more foreign companies to the Portuguese capital, says the CEO of Startup Lisboa, a leading startup incubator that is determined to walk the path of “relevance”.
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Jeff Vinik’s Embarc Collective innovation hub opens in Tampa
The nonprofit Embarc Collective has been working with local startups for nearly a year with a focus on technology, innovation and entrepreneurship.
Perspective
How to keep your startup safe when the world turns against tech
How to keep your startup safe when governments, regulators and the press turn against tech, from Sifted columnist Nicolas Colin.
EcosystemOverview
Union Budget 2020 Reactions | Indian Startup Ecosystem (2/2)
On February 1, 2020 Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget in the parliament primarily focussing on Aspirational India, Economic Development and Caring Society. Here’s what the Indian startup ecosystem stakeholders have to say.
Notes from an Entrepreneurial Scotland

How Spain Attracts Latin American Startups Looking For Growth
Local and foreign investors injected record-breaking levels of venture capital into Latin America last year, far exceeding the $2 billion invested in 2018. With capital more readily available, the latest generation of startups in Latin America no longer face the same difficulties as their predecessors when it comes to expanding across the region and beyond. 
SEA unicorns creating new wave of entrepreneurs, startup capital

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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