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Techstars Startup Communities Digest

Issue #112  •  October 10  •  View online  •  Suggest a link
Startup Communities
Startup Communities
Highlighting entrepreneurial ecosystems and community builders from around the world.
Community Spotlight
Helsinki rides the Slush wave toward a booming startup future
In September 2020, Helsinki’s City Council approved plans for an expansion of the existing “Maria 01 Campus,” a former downtown hospital complex. Even before it starts spreading its acreage, the facility is already home to 120 startups and 12 venture capital funds.
Ecosystem Overview
5 start-up hubs to watch – and we don’t mean Silicon Valley
Start-ups these days are spoiled for choice. Here’s a look at 5 emerging global start-up hotspots - and the factors that make them so attractive to entrepreneurs.
The growth trajectory of Oman's startup sector

Perspective
To fill funding gaps, VCs boost efforts to find India’s standout early-stage startups
After demonstrating scale, growth and financial improvement, one founder of a two-year-old agritech startup based in India told me that he’s now confronting a new challenge: Unlike his peers in edtech, fintech or e-commerce, there are very few investors he could approach for raising funds, he told TechCrunch, requesting anonymity.
You are going to fail and that's OK

Why I’m optimistic about Philly tech, and why you should be, too: Notes from a former investor

Inclusion Matters
Commentary: How venture capital can increase diversity where it matters most
Techstars Startup Digest Startup Communities is curated by:
Julian Miller Julian Miller - @gvillesjules
julian.miller@startupdigestmail.com
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