Friday, May 29, 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

“Everything takes three times longer than it should. Especially the money part.” — Hugh MacLeod

Featured Startup News

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Oceania / Australia | South America | Weekly Spotlights


In crisis, some start-ups are surging — and saying ‘no thanks’ to hungry investors
Source: CNBC

In A Recession, Corporations Can Be Even More Valuable To Startups
Source: Forbes

Startup Genome: 41% of global startups have less than 3 months of cash
Source: Venturebeat

What We Can Learn From Smart Money VCs’ Bets In Quantum, AI, Fintech, And More
Source: CB Insights

North America

The Guide to Austin’s Startup Ecosystem in 2020: 450+ Resources for Entrepreneurs
Source: Founders Institute

Guide: Public Resources for Building Businesses in R.I.
Source: AmericanInno

3 views on the life and death of college towns, remote work and the future of startup hubs
Source: Techcrunch

Europe Podcast: Let’s talk to startups in smart city and mobility

New accelerator to launch this summer, stepping in for Startup Reykjavík
Source: Northstack

VCs discuss the cities of tomorrow
Source: UKTN


After 2019 Milestone, India’s Venture Capitalists Ready With Record Cash Pile For 2020
Source: Startup Street

3 key predictions for Vietnam’s ecommerce industry in 2020
Source: Tech in Asia

6 notable accelerators and incubators in Southeast Asia for startups of all sizes
Source: e27

Three Waves: Tracking the Evolution of India’s Startups
Source: Knowledge@Wharton


How Egypt established itself as an African tech hub to be reckoned with in 2019
Source: Disrupt Africa

The challenges facing Syrian entrepreneurs
Source: Wamba

Africa: Blue Innovation in the Commonwealth
Source: All Africa

A new Nigerian VC is trying to democratize startup funding for everyday investors
Source: Quartz Africa

South America

Pandemic should not impact angel investment in Brazil
Source: Startupi

Oceania / Australia

The Australian government’s ‘tech investment roadmap’ is out and it’s all about energy
Source: Startup Daily

Random Thoughts

We visited a small Virginia town where drone deliveries have begun for real
Source: Input

Biggest Fast Food Chains in the World 1971–2019 (Stores) (VIDEO)
Source: Florish

Two Potential Scenarios for a Return to ‘Next Normal’
Source: Irish Tech News

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