Weekly Startup Communities Roundup: 12/15/14

This week, we've got great news out of Africa, Eastern Europe, and even an article proposing candidates for the title of 'the next Silicon Valley.' Are you living in one of these communities?
Startup Genome
on December 15, 2014
This week, there's all kinds of exciting news from startup communities around the globe. We've pared the list down to give you the best news we can find. Does your city have something awesome happening? Email us with a link to the news online!


Nigeria - Local billionaire commits $10mil to foster entrepreneurship in Africa.


Chennai (India) - TermSheet hopes to be the Indian AngelList.

Tokyo (Japan) - 28 IPOs in 11 Days? Japan's making it happen.

Seoul (South Korea) - Gangnam's still got style as a rising tech hub.


Analysis: Europe’s top startup Countries, as depicted by Europe’s tech Media.

Prague (Czech Republic) - The Silicon Valley of Eastern Europe?

Warsaw (Poland) - Polish capital opens startup hub aimed at Eastern Europe.

North America

USA - Here are 8 communities to consider instead of the Valley.

USA - The Rise of Innovation Districts.

Dallas (Texas, USA) - DFW experiencing exponential startup growth.

Washington D.C. (USA) - DC Startups can help Santa. Here's proof (infographic).

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