On Disrupt Africa, Keith Jones, Co-founder of Sw7, an accelerator based in Rivonia, South Africa, presents Africa’s tech innovation ecosystem and opportunities it offers for startups.
Alex Heber presents 5 things you need to know about Australia’s tech sector on Business Insider Australia.
“Schemes facilitating university-industry research collaboration in the UK should be simplified”, shows a recent review by Ann Dowling, President of the Royal Academy of Engineering, commissioned by the British government. More information on Science|Business.
On TechCrunch, Elmira Bayrasli interviews some Greek entrepreneurs about how their work has been affected by the economic crisis.
“Sony has launched it own crowdfunding platform, FirstFlight”, Vinay Dora reports on Your Story.
Between 31 July–2 August, Iowa Western Community College will host Startup Weekend. More information in The Daily Nonpareil.
"Boston has one of the best developed startup ecosystems in the US", shows the Innovation That Matters: How City Networks Drive Civic Entrepreneurship report, conducted by 1776, an incubator based in Washington DC. The research was supported by the US Chamber of Commerce. Martin Desmarais provides more details in The Bay State Banner.
“The number of people working for Atlantic Canadian startups rose 14.3 percent in 2014”, Peter Moreira, Owner of Entrevestor, updates in The Chronicle Herald. The previous estimation was 9.4 percent.
Carlos Moedas, EU Science Commissioner, has made a proposal to set up a European Innovation Council. Anthony King presents the proposal on Chemistry World.
In Albuquerque Journal, Kevin Robinson-Avila shares his prediction that the expansion of tax credits for angel investors will significantly boost New Mexico’s startup ecosystem.
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