Friday,  August 24, 2018

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 Week

“Losers have goals. Winners have systems.” – Scott Adams

Featured Startup News


Robots Were Supposed To Automate Every Industry. Now Cobots — Cheap, Smart Robots — Actually Might.
Source: CB Insights

Smart Cities Are Smart Places for Entrepreneurs
Source: Forbes

How to encourage your childrens’ entrepreneurship
Source: The American Genius


German Startups Entering U.S. Battle Cultural Challenges And Sleep Deprivation
Source: Crunchbase

Shout start, grow remote and let’s get our towns working
Source: Silicon Republic

Lisbon lures tech entrepreneurs with carrot of EU citizenship
Source: Portugal Startups

North America

11 New Restaurant Concepts Reimagining Fast Food & Casual Dining
Source: CB Insights

Scoring Tech Talent in North America 2018
Source: CBRE

Canada Venture Capital Q2’18
Source: CB Insights

Four New York Entrepreneurs Launch A New Type Of Venture Fund
Source: Forbes

Boston-area startups are on pace to overtake NYC venture totals – TechCrunch
Source: Techcrunch

Georgian Partners closes massive $714 million CAD fourth fund
Source: Betakit

Top 50 Angel Investors Based On Investment Volume And Successful Exits
Source: Forbes

Inside Birmingham’s Bid To Become The Southern Silicon Valley
Source: Forbes

Leaving Silicon Valley: A case study in Nashville as a viable tech town
Source: Tennessean


500 Startups Does Its Own Mary Meeker-Like Internet Report, Just For China
Source: Forbes

Why China Will Soon Challenge Silicon Valley
Source: Fortune

How women are transforming the Arab world’s start-up scene
Source: World Economic Forum

What lays on the horizon for Israel’s promising startup scene
Source: Startup Beat

From startup emigration to local development: Fintech emerges in Kazakhstan
Source: East West Digital News


The world’s fastest-growing populations are in the Middle East and Africa. Here’s why
Source: World Economic Forum

Cape Town claims it has most productive tech sector in Africa
Source: Disrupt Africa

African countries still lag in global innovation ranking, but there is good news
Source: Quartz Africa

South America

In Argentina, venture capital surges even as the broader economy stutters
Source: Techcrunch

Chilean Entrepreneur Association Launches CLP$500m Fund to Support Entrepreneurs
Source: LAVCA Venture Investors

Oceania / Australia

Christchurch: The city & its graduates undergoing tech transformation 
Source: bizEDGE

Weekly Spotlights

Startup of the Week

Enables restaurants and grocery stores to reduce food waste by selling unsold food at a discount directly to consumers, who pick up the food on location.

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