Friday,  December 14, 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

“Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Design is knowing which ones to keep.” – Scott Adams

Featured Startup News


Accelerators targeting sports tech companies
Source: Vator

(Infographic) A beginner’s guide to Bitcoin and blockchain technology
Source: e27

Unbundling The Autonomous Vehicle
Source: CB Insights


The top 10 VC investors in European proptech
Source: Pitchbook

What London can learn from Toronto’s booming scaleup hub
Source: UKTN

Learning the value of diversity from Romania’s tech sector
Source: UKTN

The continuous flourish of Hackney’s tech startups
Source: UKTN

Going global: The challenges and opportunities for UK tech founders
Source: UKTN

London’s startup ecosystem at a glance
Source: EU Startups

North America

The Building Blocks Of Corporate Innovation
Source: Forbes

5 startup trends that shaped the Midwest in 2018
Source: Venture Beat

First Blockchain Association in Mexico Established
Source: Cointelegraph

The Story Behind the Nation’s First Standalone LGBTQ+ Accelerator, Which Graduates Its 20th Startup Today
Source: Entrepreneur

Impact, Standardization: Examples of how Blockchain can be used by Governments
Source: Irish Tech News

Outside Toronto: The Unsung Canadian Cities Leading AI Innovation
Source: BetaKit

Puerto Rico needs more entrepreneurs. What’s being done to help them?
Source: NBC News

Why universities are the new startup incubators
Source: Medium

Attracting tech talent to the Heartland starts with building a better startup culture
Source: Venture Beat


The biggest players in the Thai startup ecosystem (Infographic)
Source: Tech in Asia

Shenzhen: tech knockoff hub or China’s Silicon Valley?
Source: Ejinsight

How Softbank’s Vision Fund Is Disrupting The Venture Capital Business
Source: Inc42

China’s VCs show new interest in backing foreign-bred startups
Source: Venturebeat

Southeast Asia is becoming China
Source: TechinAsia

5 Israeli Startups Leveraging VR/AR To Transform Health And Medical Care 
Source: Nocamels


This tech hub is linking Tanzanian startups with corporates
Source: Disrupt Africa

Government Tasks Varsities to Focus On Research, Innovation
Source: all africa

South Africa is Africa’s largest economy (again). But what does it mean?
Source: Huffpost

South America

Oracle launches government digital transformation hub in Brasília
Source: ZD Net

Brazilian Central Bank reaches out to fintechs
Source: ZD Net

Oceania / Australia

Sunshine Coast to host accelerator program for startups in connectivity sector
Source: Startup Daily

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