Friday, August 14, 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

“It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” — Bill Gates

Featured Startup News

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50 Future Unicorns
Source: CB Insights

34 Startup Metrics for Tech Entrepreneurs
Source: Visual Capitalist

The VC Portfolio Model A fully customisable template for venture funds

The 15 Largest Global Startup Funding Rounds of July 2020
Source: Alley Watch


Real Madrid Next joins forces with FundingBox to invest 9 million in innovative startups
Source: La Jagada Financiera

Eight top female startup investors to know in Eastern Europe
Source: Sifted

TechHub may be down and out in London, but not in Eastern Europe
Source: Sifted

Meet Europe’s “Green Deal” startup heroes
Source: Sifted

North America

5 VCs on the future of Michigan’s startup ecosystem — TechCrunch
Source: Techcrunch

How Austin’s CPG startup scene is navigating the pandemic
Source: Austin Inno


21 Indian startups are ‘unicorns’ valued over $1B, just a tenth of China’s: Study
Source: Yourstory

Why youth entrepreneurship in Singapore is on the rise
Source: e27

This is the era of virtual accelerators. Are you ready?
Source: e27

Asia’s startup scene is on the rise, but Covid-19 may choke its growth: report
Source: Tech in Asia


INFOGRAPHIC: These are the best startup ecosystems in Africa
Source: Medium

12 African tech startups selected for The Future is Female Programme
Source: Disrupt Africa

Funding: a catalyst to promote youth entrepreneurship in Africa
Source: Venutreburn

South America

Tech in Latin America: An entrepreneur’s guide to startup news
Source: The Next Web

Oceania / Australia

Australia’s new biggest VC fund is worth $500 million
Source: Startup Daily

Random Thoughts

Artificial Trees Could Offset Carbon Dioxide Emissions
Source: Climate Change

How innovations in voice technology are reshaping education
Source: Yourstory

What Is Quantum Computing?
Source: CB Insights

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