Friday,  November 23, 2018


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Chris Valentine
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Adeo InterActive


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



Meet the 18 original founders of Alibaba
Source: e27

Accelerator vs. Incubator: Which Is Right for You?
Source: Entrepreneur

Beyond Gaming: 19 Industries AR/VR Is Poised To Transform
Source: CB Insights

The Future of Aging? The New Drugs & Tech Working To Extend Life & Wellness
Source: CB Insights

How Smart Technology Is Disrupting The Fashion Industry
Source: StartUs

Who is Involved in Building the Decentralised Ecosystem?
Source: Irish Tech News

Watch “Top 10 Country GDP Ranking History (1960-2017)” 
Source: YouTube

The top 10 cities for $100M VC rounds in 2018 so far
Source: TechCrunch

Incubator Vs. Accelerator Vs. Co-Working Space
Source: TeamWave




Railroad Innovation Map Reveals Emerging Technologies & Startups
Source: Startus Insights

The Latvian Startup Legislation Boosting Tech Growth

Web Summit helping Lisbon to ‘reboot’ as tech start-up hub
Source: Reuters



North America

An entrepreneur’s guide to Mexico City’s tech scene
Source: The Next Web

These are the 35 US tech startups that have reached unicorn status in 2018
Source: Business Insiders

30 Under 30 Venture Capital 2019: These Up-And-Coming Investors Are Changing The Face Of VC
Source: Forbes

Columbia University, IBM Launch Two Accelerator Programs for Blockchain Enterprises
Source: Cointelegraph




China’s drive for technology autonomy
Source: Irish Tech News

10 Israeli Startups Shaping The Cities Of Tomorrow
Source: Forbes

China’s growing interest in the Mid East
Source: Wamda




Africa Roundup: Local VC funds surge, Naspers ramps up and fintech diversifies 
Source: TechCrunch

US corporates made more investments in Africa in 2017 than businesses from any other country
Source: Quartz Africa

Reasons for the Growing Bitcoin market in Africa
Source: Tech Moran

Infographic: the 2018 Ventureburn Tech Startup Survey
Source: Ventureburn



South America

Start-Up Chile’s Impact 2010-2018: Inside The Revolutionary Startup Accelerator
Source: Forbes

Unicorns and IPOs: Latin America’s Record Start to 2018
Source: LAVCA



Oceania / Australia

Seven Australian companies feature in 2018 Fintech100 list 
Source: Startup Daily

Why Australian and New Zealand scaleups should explore expansion into the UK
Source: Startup Daily


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