Friday, January 10, 2020

Global Startup News (GSN) is a curated resource, showcasing hard-to-find, early-stage technology companies and related startup industry news from around the world. 
Chris Valentine
CEO and Founder
Adeo InterActive

Quote of the Month

“Working on the wrong thing for a month is equivalent to not showing up to work for a month at all.” — Slava Akhmechet

Featured Startup News

Global | Africa | Asia | Europe | North America 
Oceania / Australia | South America | Weekly Spotlights


Survey: AI adoption proves its worth, but few scale impact
Source: McKinsey 

Visualizing Top 20 Most Valuable Companies of All Time
Source: How Much

Emerging market outlook for 2020
Source: EJ Insight


Key Findings · State of European Tech 2019
Source: Slush and Orrick

Five things we learned at Oslo’s innovation festival
Source: Apolitical

Startups Weekly: U.S. VCs eye European startups
Source: TechCrunch

North America

Canada Is Having A Record Year For VC Funding
Source: Crunchbase

How San Antonio is Building a Startup Culture
Source: Cities Speak

In One Map: Where the U.S. Economy is Built
Source: How Much


Asia Partners 2019 Southeast Asia Internet Report
Source: Dropbox

Startup Visionaries, VCs, Political Leaders, And Cultural Icons: The 17 Influential Israelis That Shaped The Decade
Source: No Camels

[2020 Outlook] Indian startup ecosystem raring to break new ground in the new year
Source: Your Story


Senegal becomes 2nd African nation to pass Startup Act
Source: Disrupt Africa

The top 5 Egyptian startup sector developments of 2019
Source: Disrupt Africa

10 reasons why 2019 was a hot year for Africa’s tech startup scene [Opinion]
Source: Ventureburn

South America

Brazil to create national artificial intelligence strategy
Source: ZD Net

Market Leaders Say 2019 for the Startup Ecosystem — and What to Expect by 2020
Source: Startupi

Oceania / Australia

Dunedin announced as New Zealand’s Centre of Digital Excellence
Source: NZ Entrepreneur Magazine

Random Thoughts

Dave Grohl: How Rock and Roll Can Save Your City
Source: CityLab

Corporations Must Decide Whether To Focus Investments On Supporting The Core Or Preparing For Disruption
Source: Forbes

How Cities Rank On Mobility Ecosystem Development
Source: Oliver Wyman Forum

The seven most exciting space missions of 2020
Source: MIT Technology Review

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