Global Startup News…Month In Review — October 9, 2020

Global Startup News
2 min readOct 9, 2020


Friday, October 9, 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

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” — Confucius

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


Where Will the Next Billion Internet Users Come From?
Source: Visual Capitalist

What Does 1GB of Mobile Data Cost in Every Country?
Source: Visual Capitalist

Why Recessions Are the Perfect Time to Be an Entrepreneur
Source: Business Casual


Building a City Ecosystem for Impact
Source: Impact Hub Amsterdam

Eight top European accelerators for female founders to know
Source: Sifted

Spain’s startup ecosystem: 9 investors on remote work, green shoots and 2020 trends
Source: TechCrunch

North America

Bridging the Startup Ecosystem Kingdoms of British Columbia
Source: techcouver

The Chainsmokers just closed their debut venture fund, Mantis, with $35 million
Source: TechCrunch

Kavak becomes the first Mexican startup to become a ‘unicorn’
Source: Entrepreneur

Austin Emerges as a Hot Spot for Silicon Valley Investors
Source: The Information


New tech accelerator seeks to boost startups in construction sector
Source: The Times of Israel

The angel network looking to support Iraq’s startup ecosystem
Source: Wamda

Why SOSV’s William Bao Bean thinks the pandemic is good for early stage startups
Source: e27


Five South African Venture Capital firms
Source: Ventureburn

How South Africa became one of the world’s most robust business outsourcing hubs
Source: Quartz Africa

First Sub-Saharan Africa Tourism Acceleration programme launches
Source: Ventureburn

South America

Brazilian government aims to attract investments with digital transformation initiatives
Source: ZD Net

Oceania / Australia

The digital economy is worth $126 billion to Australia — but more needs to be done
Source: Startup Daily

Audio startup Nura set the benchmark for headphones to turn listening into a ‘Technicolor’ experience
Source: Startup Daily

Random Thoughts

5 Automotive Innovations Driven by NASA Space Technology
Source: SciTechDaily

The Post-Covid, Tech-Enabled Office In 2 Graphics
Source: CB Insights

New Startup Competition MilkLaunch Aims To Innovate New York’s Dairy Industry
Source: Crunchbase News

These 6 corporations control 90% of the media outlets in America. The illusion of choice and objectivity 2020
Source: Tech Startups

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