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Techstars Startup Communities Digest

Issue #107  •  July 3  •  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
Tulsa is trying to build a startup ecosystem from scratch
When you think about startup hubs, Tulsa, Oklahoma is probably not the first city that comes to mind. A coalition of business, education, government and philanthropists are working to foster a startup ecosystem in a city that’s better known for its aerospace and energy companies. These community leaders recognized that raising the standard of living
An abundance of talent makes Kyiv's start-up ecosystem emerging Europe's best

Ecosystem Overview
The Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2020 (GSER 2020)
The world’s most comprehensive and widely-read research on startup ecosystems, with insights and analysis on hundreds of global startup communities.
Inclusion Matters
Beyond the pale - Will Silicon Valley face up to its diversity problem?
The tech industry’s response to the killing of George Floyd has been stronger even than in other parts of the economy
Trump’s worker visa ban will hit Silicon Valley hard

Perspective
For more equitable startup funding, the ‘money behind the money’ needs to be accountable, too
As protests continue across the U.S. and beyond, there has been chatter this week in Silicon Valley and the venture industry more broadly about race and which venture firms have done a better job of diversifying their ranks and founder bets.
Why the pandemic is a good time for graduates to dive into the startup ecosystem

Will The Absence Of Chinese Funding Cripple The Indian Startup Ecosystem?

Beyond Incubation: Universities as agents of startup development

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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