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Jay-Z’s New $85M Fund Hints Hip-Hop’s First Billionaire Is Eyeing Ashton Kutcher’s Startup Blueprint
Source: Forbes

YC just published a 70-page Series A guide so founders don’t tank their own prospects
Source: Techcrunch

A World Map of the Oldest Company in Every Country (Still in Business)
Source: Twisted Sifter


The maturing ecosystem: VC funding for Polish startups up more than 800 percent in 2019

Enterprise Ireland ranked second globally for seed investment
Source: Silicon Republic

EY Economic Eye: ROI GDP growth revised upwards
Source: Irish Tech News

North America

Massachusetts Global Entrepreneur In Residence Five Year Results
Source: Feld Thoughts

SpaceX alumni are helping build LA’s startup ecosystem
Source: Techcrunch

Launch Pad Releases Coworking Community Impact Report
Source: Silicon Bayou News

Austin medical Innovation District would generate $800M, 2,800 new jobs, study finds


How Chinese Financing is Fueling the World’s Megaprojects
Source: Visual Capitalist

Forward looking and flexible: How Singapore is setting the stage for digital asset innovation
Source: e27

SoftBank Vision Fund’s sequel may start smaller than expected, Masayoshi Son says
Source: Tech in Asia

Tel Aviv Unveils Tourism ‘Master Plan’ To Become Top Global Destination
Source: No Camels


A look at the state of pre-seed startups in Mena
Source: Wamba

South Africa: 2020 State of Innovation Address
Source: Daily Maverick

South Africa: Punching Below Its Weight in the Information Economy
Source: All Africa

African Angel Academy launches to further develop continent’s angel investment scene
Source: Disrupt Africa

The changing face of the African tech accelerator
Source: Disrupt Africa

South America

Brazilian e-commerce expected to grow 18% in 2020
Source: ZD Net

Oceania / Australia

Australia’s agtech sector is lagging behind New Zealand and the USA when it comes to connecting
Source: Startup Daily

Random Thoughts

Phasing Out Cars Key To Paris Mayor’s Plans For 15-Minute City
Source: Forbes

Mapped: Visualizing the True Size of Africa
Source: Visual Capitalist

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