On the same day, William Xu, Chief Strategy Marketing Officer at Huawei, announced the company’s decision to accelerate industrial digitisation in Europe in cooperation with its European partners at the 3rd Huawei Innovation Day in Munich. More information in Huawei’s press release published in the Parliament Magazine.
On 23 June David K. Hurst will conduct a webinar on business innovation, organised by the Conference Board of Canada. Rick Spence reviews the agenda in the Financial Post.
SixThirty, a fintech accelerator based in St. Louis, has announced a call for applications for its Fall 2015 Cohort. The application deadline is 10 July 2015. Drew Thompson introduces the programme and the SixThirty team on Nibletz.
The UK is the leader in female entrepreneurship in the world: 30% of British entrepreneurs are women. In the opinion of Ann Pickering, HR Director at O2 Telefónica UK, British competitiveness could be even better if more attention was paid to gender stereotypes. She explains her point of view on City A.M.
TechStars, an international startup accelerator, has acquired UP Global, an NGO known for Startup Weekend and Startup Week events as well as Startup Next, an accelerator, and Startup Digest, a personalised startup newsletter. Duncan Riley provides more details about the acquisition on SiliconANGLE.
On Tech in Asia Anh-Minh Do shares the success story of Launch, a Facebook group which has become one of the main networking and startup news sites for Vietnam’s startup community.
Microsoft has revised its BizSpark Plus partner programme and announced that Sw7, an accelerator based in Rivonia, South Africa, will be its partner in Africa. The programme will be launched on 1 July 2015. Tom Jackson explains Microsoft’s decision on Disrupt Africa.
For more news, see also Startup News Review, 12 June 2015.
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