A brand-new book explores the inner reasons why startuppers need whole ecosystems to survive and thrive.
"The conversations I have with early-stage founders have to do with how deeply they understand the pain points of their customers." (Sumaiya Balbale, CMO, Sequoia Capital)
INNOVATION LOVES OPENNESS
Entrepreneurial ecosystems characterised by openness to diverse actors generate more firms, study reveals
"I mean, you think about even traditional, people still go to the movies, they still sit down, they watch a two hour movie, and that hasn't changed in decades. So I think the way we connect and how we tell stories kind of is the same, just the medium's a little different." (Marvin Chow, VP, Global Marketing, Google about how building a brand has changed over the last decade).
State of European Tech 2022 Highlights
With Tom Wehmeier and Sarah Guemouri from Atomico
"Our growth at all costs mindset is no longer viable." (Tom Wehmeier, Partner, Atomico)
SMEs: EUROPEAN Equity Crowdfunding market is consolidating
But some countries are lagging behind.
FEMALE INVESTORS FUEL JOB CREATION IN THE UK
New study reveals investments worth £2 billion made by female angels helping to create 10,000 UK jobs.
ENTREPRENEURSHIP, DIVERSITY AND THE GLOBAL SOUTH GO TO A CONFERENCE
A Call for Paper aims to collect fresh findings at the intersection of entrepreneurship, gender and the global south to nurture budding activism.
REPUBLIC LANDS IN EUROPE IN AN EFFORT TO BUILD A GLOBAL RETAIL INVESTING GIANT
As the company has closed its deal, the leading equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs has opened a new office in Dublin.
"I have been saying this for years: if you treat young generations as weak, they will be weak. We have to believe in them. We must encourage them to be strong, also mentally. Then we must tell them the truth: only the best will win. We have to help them get ready." (Julio Velasco)
Young Innovator? Got an Idea? Look here 👇
Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £1.4 million in young innovators with this competition.
Arguers rather than Storytellers
Crowdfunding: Pitching a project it is not just a matter of storytelling.
How to: get the crowd to follow
Money and people. According to business scholars, these are among the main hurdles social entrepreneurs have to overcome to succeed with their projects. The web promises to provide us with a solution.
Do Backer Affiliations Help or Hurt Crowdfunding Success?
Trying to add more backers helps, but when such backers have prior affiliations, it hurts.
How Indiegogo Is Helping the Crowdfunding Industry To Change
The leading platform announce a new programme to protect the community and partner with GoFundMe.
The secret of entrepreneurship? Connecting the dots
A group of students is organizing an event to connect with other student entrepreneurs and make things happen.
Low-quality entrepreneurs seek funding from the crowd, study says
Entrepreneurs who access equity crowdfunding are more likely to fail.
"Systemic shifts require collective intent - something that is still scarce in business communities across the globe. The COVID-19 pandemic has suddenly changed that, and has created the necessary conditions for collective intent. The human race is at a crossroads, and the choices we make now will define future generations and their way of life."
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