Friday, May 17, 2019

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

“The value of an idea lies in the using of it.” — Thomas Edison

Featured Startup News

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


The Top 100 Venture Capitalists
Source: CB Insights

The convergence of 5G and AI: A venture capitalist’s view
Source: Venturebeat

10 Tech Trends That Will Shape Our Future!
Source: WeAreBeem

A new era of venture capital [datagraphic]
Source: Pitchbook


Startup Continent: The Most Well-Funded Tech Startups In Europe
Source: CB Insights

Will Lisbon’s startup ecosystem become dependent on its suburbs?
Source: Portugal Startups 

How To Successfully Expand Into Germany
Source: Medium

North America

How the Silicon Valley tech invasion has reshaped Seattle’s startup landscape, 15 years after it began
Source: Geek Wire

Future Cities Canada launches network to accelerate innovation in smart cities
Source: BetaKit

These are the 10 most innovative states in the U.S.
Source: Business Insider

These are the 10 least innovative states in the U.S.
Source: Business Insider

Reports: St. Louis startup scene surging while KC struggles to keep pace with past wins
Source: Startland

5 places emerging as America’s new tech hot spots
Source: Market Watch

Why we moved to Toronto
Source: Medium


Vietnam is shaping up to be Southeast Asia’s next hottest startup ecosystem
Source: Tech in Asia

Japan is open for startups, but assimilation may prove difficult
Source: Tech in Asia

What I learned investing in China’s spacetech industry
Source: Tech in Asia

These are the most active investors in Indonesia’s startups
Source: Tech in Asia

Saudi undergoes entrepreneurship drive but challenges remain
Source: Wamda

Abu Dhabi out to lure tech startups with new $142m tech hub, $145m fund
Source: Ventureburn

Asia Pacific: the beacon of growth and opportunity for entrepreneurs
Source: e27


How investors can support entrepreneurship in the Middle East and North Africa
Source: Wamda

South Africa: New Initiative to Support Grassroots Innovators
Source: All Africa

The Role of Venture Capitalist (VC) in Driving Job Creation in South Africa
Source: Tech in Africa

This virtual incubator has raised a new funding round to accelerate startups across Africa
Source: Techmoran

South America

IT investments in Brazil surpass world average
Source: ZD Net

Seeking A New Approach: Colombian Tech & Venture Capital
Source: LAVCA

Oceania / Australia

How to go global from day one as an Aussie startup
Source: Startup Daily

Random Thoughts

In brief: Singapore to launch maritime blockchain pilot
Source: Tech in Asia

Guide: 10 UrbanTech Startups to Watch
Source: BostInno

Oslo to become first city to enable wireless charging for electric taxis
Source: Venture Beat

Ford’s new factory shows its commitment to self-driving cars
Source: Mashable

How IoT and AI are Disrupting the Sports Events Industry
Source: ReadWrite 

Why voice is the future of user interfaces
Source: Yourstory

These countries have the highest share of electric vehicles
Source: World Economic Forum

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