Member Spotlight: Small, Mighty, Global Bahrain

by Startup Genome

In mid-April, thousands of people from around the world will descend upon Bahrain for the Global Entrepreneurship Congress, the annual event put on by our partner the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN). For a few days, entrepreneurs, investors, policymakers, philanthropists, ecosystem builders and others will make this small island nation the center of the entrepreneurial universe. …

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Helping Catalyze Startups in Mexico

by Dane Stangler

Last week, I had the pleasure of participating in the High-Level Innovation Forum for Policymakers hosted by the Mexico Institute at the Wilson Center. In my experience, the Wilson Center has always put on informative events and thought-provoking publications, and this was no exception. (I represented both Startup Genome and GEN.) The event brought together …

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Member Spotlight: Why the Mid-East Region of Ireland is a Fast-Emerging Startup Hub

by Dane Stangler

In ancient Irish lore, the Hill of Tara was the place kings were anointed and from where, in some tellings, they ruled. Today, the area surrounding the Hill of Tara—the Mid-East Region—is looking to anoint the next generation of Irish scaleups. The region, comprised of Counties Meath, Kildare, and Wicklow, is teeming with entrepreneurial energy …

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8 Global Startup Events You Should Consider Attending in 2019

by Startup Genome

“So much time and so little to do. … Wait a minute. Strike that. Reverse it.” — Gene Wilder, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory You are a busy founder, or a busy executive, a busy director of a startup support organization, or a busy ecosystem builder. Whatever it is you’re doing, you’re busy. There’s …

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Member Spotlight: Three Sub-Sectors We’re Watching in Taipei City

by Startup Genome

The secret is out on Taipei City. The startup hotbed has some of the most tech-savvy citizens worldwide with 88% of locals connected to the internet and 75% owning a smartphone. Taipei’s techie talent base is supported by Taiwan’s Ministry of Science & Technology which has invested a tremendous amount of resources and capital to …

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