The Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2022



Total size of the software market worldwide from 2011 to 2014,

Global 500 2012 | Fortune. (2014, May 15),

World Economic Forum | Shaping the future of digital economy and new value creation,

Nominal GDP driven by digitally transformed and other enterprises worldwide from 2018 to 2023,

PricewaterhouseCoopers | PwC’s global artificial intelligence study: Sizing the prize,

Arnobio Morelix | Home,

Gené Teare. (2021, September 20). As investors pivot to seed and growth, who is left leading series a?,

Tarush Bhalla. (2022, March 28). Indian unicorn founders band together to launch Bharat founders fund,

Ananya Bhattacharya. (2022, January 14). Bengaluru topped Beijing and Shanghai in venture funding in 2021,

China's 'little giants' are its latest weapon in the US tech war. (2022, January 25),

Ma Si. (2022, March 30). Little giants play big role in buoying nation's economy,

Takashi Kawakami. (2022, March 22). Shenzhen emerges from lockdown as China wavers on 'zero COVID',

Chris Metinko. (2022, January 12). Venture funding in Asia shatters record for year and quarter—Thanks in large part to China,

Joanna Glasner. (2022, January 21). North American startup funding scaled unprecedented heights in 2021,

Natasha Lomas. (2022, January 26). Q&A on Spain’s startup law, coming later this year,

Jerry Zremski. (2022, February 03). Bill that would create tech hubs could help WNY in other ways,

New digital nomad visas (updated): More countries see restless internationals as key to prosperity. (2022, April 1),

Terry Ward. (2021, February 1). Madeira to digital nomads: Come work with us,

El Salvador's leader wants to go in even bigger on bitcoin. (2022, March 27),

Carrie Kahn. (2020, October 16). Europe’s awakening to China’s tech dominance,

Agatha Kratz, Janka Oertel. (2021, April 15). Home advantage: How China’s protected market threatens Europe’s economic power,

Amy Borrett. (2021, April 21). Is Chinese investment in Europe’s technology industry a threat?,

Arjun Kharpal. China has 'zero chance' of acquiring 'vulnerable' Europe tech firms as EU urges states to take stakes,

Olga Kharif. (2022, March 15). Crypto sleuths claim to have sniffed out digital wallet with millions tied to sanctioned Russian oligarchs and officials,

Cade Metz, Adam Satariano. (2022, April 13). Russian tech industry faces ‘Brain drain’ as workers flee,

Daisuke Wakabayashi, Kate Conger. (2021, November 5). Google wants to work with the Pentagon again, despite employee concerns,

Ramon O’Callaghan. (2021, April 28). The beginning of the end for globalization?,

Adam S. Posen. (2022, March 17)The end of globalization?,


Tianjia Miao. (2022, January 21). Can EdTech be the path forward for China's education industry?,

Banking is only the beginning: 65 big industries blockchain could transform. (2022, March 09),


Gompers, P. A., Gornall, W., Kaplan, S. N., & Strebulaev, I. A. 2020. “How do venture capitalists make decisions?”Journal of Financial Economics, 135(1): 169-190.

Mari Sako, Matthias Qian, Mark Verhagen. (2022, January 10). “Knowledge similarity among founders and joiners: Impact on venture Scaleup in Fintech and Lawtech,”

地域別インサイト アフリカ

Funding Report 2021. (2022, January 28),

Nigeria Startup Bill (NSB) | Home,

地域別インサイト アジア

Doing business 2020–Sustaining the pace of reforms. (2019, October 24),

Jeanny Yu, Abhishek Vishnoi. (2021, July 7). As China’s tech crackdown widens, investors may take a ‘sell first, talk later’ approach,

Tracy Qu. (2022, January 6). China’s tech crackdown moves into new year with fines on Alibaba, Tencent,

Shen Lu. (2021, August 3). Beijing is killing China’s once-thriving ed tech sector,

China to Close Loophole Used by Tech Firms for Foreign IPOs. (2021, December 01),

Coco Liu. (2022, January 10). China Venture Funding Hits Record $131 Billion Despite Crackdown,

地域別インサイト ヨーロッパ

Winning formula: How Europe’s top tech start-UPS get it right. (2021, August 18),

Lorenzo Chiavarini. (2021, November 14). A UiPath to success: Central and Eastern European startups coming of age,

Alex Wilhelm, Anna Heim. (2022, January 25). Venture capitalists fell in love with Europe last year,

European startups 2021: The year in numbers. (2021, December 28),

Andrii Degeler. (2022, February 6). The year in megarounds: Top 20 European tech funding deals of 2021


UK Unicorn companies: Britain's $1B businesses | 2022 | Beauhurst. (2021, July 29),

2021: the year London tech reached new heights. (2022, January),

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) | Innovate UK,

United Kingdom | Rankings.

Rainer Strack, Orsolya Kovács-Ondrejkovic, Jens Baier, Ádám Kotsis, Pierre Antebi, and Kate Kavanagh. (2021, November). Decoding the Digital Talent Challenge,

Rebecca Smithers. (2019, December 30). UK ethical consumer spending hits record high, report shows,

Lanna Deamer. Investment into UK impact startups surges,

Fiona Briggs. (2022, April 21) Two thirds of UK adults are concerned about the outlook for the environment, Accenture shows,


“Creating Europe’s Most Connected Tech Hubs - Scale Cities Alliance.” Dealroom.Co, 17 Feb. 2021,

“Global Peace Index Map » The Most & Least Peaceful Countries.” Vision of Humanity,

“Expat Insider 2021 Survey Results: Portugal.” Relocate Magazine,

European Business School Rankings 2021,

QS world University rankings 2022,

EF English proficiency index | The world’s largest ranking of countries and regions by English skills,

Startup & Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Report, Portugal 2021,


Startup & Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Report, Portugal 2021,

National Strategy for the Sea 2021-2030 | Government - Portuguese Republic,


Rankings | Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Repetti, Edoardo. “YES!Delft among the Top 5 Business Incubators in the World.” YES!Delft, 7 Nov. 2019,

Graduate Entrepreneur Fund Raises €56M to Convert Innovations from Universities of Delft and Rotterdam into Commercial Success | Silicon Canals. 20 Apr. 2022,

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Joanna Glasner. (2022, January 21). Here's what’s driving Latin America’s rank as the world’s fastest-growing region for venture funding,

Distribution of unicorns in Latin America as of April 2021, by industry. (2021, April 23),

Isabela Fleischmann EN, Imelda Vera, Adam Critchley. (2022, March 08). The Cities Competing to Become Latin America’s Silicon Valley,

Renata Campetti Amaral, Anna Mello, Monica Pereira-Cavalcanti, Heloísa Barroso Uelze, Danielle Gomes De Almedina Valois. (2021, July 04). Brazil: Legal framework for startups sanctioned. (2021, November 26),

Nick Bonyhady. (2022, February 28). $10 billion flows to Australian start-UPS in banner year,

Chisom Udemezue, Wole Hammond. (2022, February 10). Four inspiring things emerging in the African tech space,


Qais Sabri. (2022, February 23). For the MENA startup ecosystem to grow, a regulatory framework for SMEs to become creditworthy is needed,

Nermeen Abbas. (2021, April 28). These are Mena’s top 10 largest funding rounds of 2021 so far,

地域別インサイト 北米

Taylor Tepper. (2021, April 14). Coinbase IPO: Here’s What You Need To Know,

地域別インサイト オセアニア

New South Wales’ (NSW) Government | Sydney startup hub. (2019, July 5),


Leading Public Research Hub | Eurasante,

Eurasanté, the health cluster in northern France, deeply European. (2021, July 8),

Health Entrepreneurship Program | University of Lille,

Go Global Lille | Event,

Dynamic startup ecosystem | NRW.Global Business,

Germany - Advanced Manufacturing | International Trade Administration. (2021, November 16),

7 - Developing our higher education institutions to become the leading academies for start-UPS in Germany | grü,

Our mission | Business,

Industry 4.0 | Economy NRW,

Robotics expert coming to North Rhine-Westphalia. (2020, May 25),

German EV startup Next E.Go Mobile closes €48M funding: Know more here. (2021, August 30),

Competence Center Machine Learning Rhine-Ruhr (ML2R) | About,

Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems (IAIS) | About Us. (2021, June 30),

Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Mathematics (ITWM) | AI Initiative Rhineland-Palatinate: AI Pilot for Mobility. (2022, May 12),

Dynamic startup ecosystem | business,

Mid-East Regional Enterprise Plan to 2024. (2022, March 3),

Minister English launches mid-east regional enterprise plan for Kildare, Meath and Wicklow. (2022, March 03),

Caoimhe Harney. (2022, March 3). Kildare Community Network Will Receive €2.5m For Co-Working Spaces,

GENESIS- Incubation Programme | Local Enterprise Office,

MERITS - GENESIS, Incubation Programme | Local Enterprise Office. (2022, March 21),

New €1 million Project aims to develop Low Carbon Roadmap for Ireland’s Bioeconomy | Agriculture and food development authority. (2022, April 01),

Enterprise Ireland Agile Innovation Fund | Local Enterprise Office,

Agile Innovation Supports Webinar | supportingSMEs. (2021, September 22),

EasyGo Charging Limited,


AgTechUCD Innovation Centre | Linkedin,

AgTechUCD Announces Winners of Inaugural Accelerator Programme for AgTech and FoodTech Start-ups | Knowledge Transfer Ireland (KTI). (2022, January 19),

Winners revealed for AgTechUCD’s inaugural accelerator programme for start-UPS | University College Dublin (UCD). (2022, January 19),

Charles O'Donnell. (2022, March 4). ICMSA: 'Every Co-op should be paying 45c/L' for February milk,

Mid East | Industrial Development Agency (IDA) Ireland,

Barrie Dowsett. (2022, February 23). What financial help is available for small businesses and start-UPS in Ireland?,

Nick Bonyhady. (2022, February 28). $10 billion flows to Australian start-UPS in banner year,

  Iris Energy Pty Ltd.,

Harrison-AI Pty Ltd.,

Employment Hero Pty. Ltd.,

Catherine Shu. (2021, June 15). Early-stage venture firm the fund launches in Australia,

Network Readiness Index 2021 Australia,

Clovis Freire, Bob Bell, Daisuke Maruichi and Laura Cyron. Technology and Innovation Report 2021 |,

Özgür Töre. (2021, February 17). Sydney Wins to Host A Tech Event in 2023,

FinTech Startups in Sydney. (2022, April 9),

Sydney as a global fintech hub showcased at world fintech festival 2021. (2021, November 9),

Edmund Tang. (2021, August 16). Global Fintech rankings 2021: Australia now ranks 6th in the world,

Daniel Teper, Grant Wardell-Johnson, Stuart Fuller. (2022, January 28). KPMG recommendations for a vibrant Financial and Regulatory Tech sector,

Stephen Withers. (2021, July 6). Airwallex plans Sydney engineering hub,

Jobs Plus Program | NSW Government. (2022, April 12),

Sydney facts. (2019, July 5) | NSW Government,

Talented workforce | NSW Government. (2019, July 5),

Affordable rentals set to increase in Sydney. (2022, May 24),

ClebMed Asia | Home,

Startup Sri Lanka | About Us,

Startup Sri Lanka | Accelerating Sri Lanka's Startup Culture,

Sri Lanka begins work on tech park to attract foreign investments. (2022, February 18),

Sri Lanka to set up three new ‘techno parks’ by 2023. (2021, November 12),

Gunaratna, G. (2021, November 24). Sri Lanka : A first for Sri Lanka and South Asia: Hatch awarded best Co-working space in the world at global startup awards 2021,

oDoc Private Limited,

Moneta | FinTech Hive Pvt. Ltd.,


International Trade Administration (ITA) | Sri Lanka - Country Commercial Guide | Energy,

MoU signed between ICTA Sri Lanka and enpact e.V, Germany to collaborate between startup ecosystems and webinar on AgriTech and WaterTech. (2021, April 19),

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to assist Sri Lanka. (2022, January 7),

SenzAgro (Pvt) Ltd,

Sri Lanka’s startup ecosystem. (2021, September 23),

Digital nomad visa to be introduced shortly. (2022, February 19),

ICT industry lauds Govt. move to pass Personal Data Protection Bill; first in South Asia. (2022, March 18),

The Scalers | Bangalore. (2022, January 27),

Narayan launches BCIC’s startup incubation centre in Bengaluru. (2022, February 8),

Maruti Suzuki announces winners of incubation program with IIM Bangalore. (2022, February 25),

C N Ashwath Narayan. (2022, January 28). Karnataka’s startup symphony is here to stay,


Vedantu Innovations Private Limited,

Ather Energy,


Bengaluru Tech Summit 2022 | Home,

IIM Bangalore’s startup hub hosts an event empowering women entrepreneurs. (2022, March 12),

Mahesh Kulkarni. (2021, July 9). Bengaluru among top 15 global cities in attracting VC funds in fintech sector,

Karnataka sets up task group for fintech growth. (2021, November 18),

Ayushman Baruah. (2021, November 23). Global startups tap Indian tech talent,


Bangalore Bioinnovation Centre (BBC) | Home,

  Mfine | Novocura Tech Health Services Private Limited,

Invest in Karnataka - Business opportunities in Karnataka | Invest India,

Choose Karnataka | Invest Karnataka,

Shilpa Phadnis. (2022, February 17). Bengaluru has quarter of India’s digital talent,

Aparajita Saxena. (2022, March 11). Is moving to Bangalore the new cool?,

Anusha Ravi Sood. (2022, February 3). Why Bengaluru isn’t losing any sleep over Delhi becoming India’s ‘startup capital’,

Niti Kiran. (2022, March 10). Delhi has more startups, but funds flow to Bangalore,

Karnataka govt announces seed funding of up to Rs 50 lakh to 200 startups. (2022, January 16),

Startup Aahrus | About, Retrieved from

Sabine Müller. (2021, September 16). The Danish startup database,,1%2C...

Emiliano Bellini. (2020, September 4). Apple data center in Denmark powered by 50 MW of solar,

Dan Swinhoe. (2021, December 13). Meta/Facebook to expand Odense data center campus in Denmark,



Laura Rodriguez Bernate. (2022, February 25). Danish Biotech: A rapid rise,

BioInnovation Institute (BII) | About,

Blue Ocean Robotics,

4 Companies to Know in Denmark’s Booming Fintech Sector. (2021, January 8),



Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark | Launch Your Startup In Denmark,

Fifth year in a row: AAU is Europe's best engineering university | Aalborg University (AAU). (2021, October 28),

Danish Tech Startups | The Association of Tech Startups in Denmark,

Bojan Stojkovski. (2022, March 22). With gaming and blockchain as focal points, Serbian startup ecosystem attracts record levels of investments,

The Government of Serbia has adopted a strategy for the development of startup ecosystems. (2021, December 11),

Serbian gov't adopts startup ecosystem development strategy. (2021, December 10),

Serbia Creates Opportunities | Home,

Science Fund of the Republic of Serbia | Home,

A new opportunity for Serbian gaming startups in the Katapult accelerator. (2021, November 02),

Katapult Accelerator | Homepage,

The first in a series of investments through the "Digital Serbia" Initiative: 200,000 euros for the startup Tapni. (2021, September 22),


Cabinet of the Minister for Innovation and Technological Development; Digital Serbia Initiative

Victoria Kuzmanova. (2021, June 3). Gaming studio Nordeus acquired by Take-Two Interactive in a huge exit for Serbia,

Serbian Blockchain Initiative (SBI) | About,

Freeman Law | Serbia and Cryptocurrency,

Mary Ann Azevedo. (2022, March 2). Blockchain infra startup tenderly raises $40M after seeing 500% YoY revenue growth,

Milena Radivojević. (2021, December 27). By selling tokens, domestic Tempus secured $ 27.9 million - for the development of its DeFi protocol,

UNQ Club,

Sujata Sangwan. (2022, March 25). UAE-based Hub71 leads AED 1.5B investments for Abu Dhabi startups,

HUB71 joins forces with Hewlett Packard Enterprise to accelerate development of Abu Dhabi's Tech Startup Community. (2021, November 30),

ADIO accelerates opportunities in Abu Dhabi for startups through partnerships with Microsoft and Plug and Play. (2021, January 12),

The United Arab Emirates' Government portal | Blockchain in the UAE government. (2021, November 11),

Sandy Bhadare. (2021, May 26). UAE welcomes new blockchain platform,

  TruKKer Technologies DMCC,

Richie Santosdiaz. (2022, February 4). Fintech, Digital and the UAE 2022 – Expo 2020 Dubai,

Abu Dhabi’s fintech opportunity. (2021, February 2),

The Abu Dhabi Global Market | Financial Services Regulatory Authority,

The Abu Dhabi Global Market | The ADGM RegLab,

How Abu Dhabi is enabling growth of its fintech space. (2021, August 31),

Turner, J. (2022, January 24). AgTech in Abu Dhabi: Driving a new way forward for food security,
Pure Harvest Smart Farms, Ltd.,

Sarah Williams. (2020, July 20). Abu Dhabi’s bid to create a complete ecosystem for start-UPS,

The Abu Dhabi Global Market | Tech Startup | Overview,

Noor Radhi, Fatima Al Ali, Saifuddin Mahmood and Hasan Alkoofi, Hassan Radhi & Associates. (2021, July 1). Doing Business in Bahrain: Overview,

Bahrain tops GCC rankings as best place for expats to live | Economic Development Board (EDB) Bahrain. (2021, May 19),

Bahrain launches 'golden' permanent residency visas to lure talent. (2022, February 22),

Ministry of Finance and National Economy | Bahrain Economic Report | Quarterly - Q4 2021. (2022, March),[EN].pdf

Zahraa Hussain. (2022, March 17). Bahrain holds region’s first NFT MENA exhibition. (2022, March 17),

The BIBF Launches the First-Ever Educational Linked NFTs in the World. (2022, March 6),

Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance | The BIBF Launches the First-Ever Educational Linked NFTs in the World. (2022, March 6),

Hope Ventures is set to launch its first series of entrepreneurial initiatives by September 2021. (2021, August 3),

Hope Fund | Beban,

Fareed Rahman. (2022, January 6). Bahrain’s Al Waha Fund of Funds to invest in Mubadala-backed FinTech fund,

Infinios | About us,

Tarabut Gateway W.L.L.,

Binance wins cryptocurrency license in Bahrain. (2022, March 15),

Bahraini startup allows sukuk ownership for $1,000 on a blockchain-based platform. (2021, September 13),

Bahrain FinTech Bay partners with with blockchain specialist R3. (2021, April 13),

Economic Development Board (EDB) | Conducive business environment. (2022, February 20),

Tamkeen, (2022, March 21)

Tamkeen | Login,

0% Corporate Tax Rate and Other Benefits to Doing Business in Bahrain. (2021, March 23),

Young Enterprise Initiative (YEi) | Why France,

Regis Leleu. (2021, August 2). Why investing in France tops the agenda for foreign businesses

Moritz Zimmermann. (2021, June 16). Digital SME joins president Macron in Paris to launch scale-up Europe,

Romain Dillet. (2021, October 21). Station F adds an online program to educate the next generation of entrepreneurs – TechCrunch,


Marie Mawad, Adam Green. (2021, February 18). France’s deeptech opportunity,

Daniel Adeyemi. (2021, November 1). The dawn of Ghana’s tech ecosystem: Here's what you should know,

VICTOR OLUWOLE, (2022, February 9), Top 10 African countries with the fastest fixed broadband, Business insider Africa,

Alexandra Connerty. (2020, November 27). Want to launch a business in Africa? These four cities are great places to start,

Aiden Smith. (2021, November 22). Ghana tech lab: The next generation of innovators,

Ghana YouStart programme to start by April 2022. (2022, March 10),

Government to support entrepreneurs to grow and expand businesses through Youstart. (2022, January 30),


Kwami Ahiabenu. (2022, March 17). Ghana’s financial technology (FinTech) state of play 2022,

Victoria Bright, Justice Oteng, Elsie Gyan. (2022, March 24). Fintech 2022 | Trends and Developments,

Applications opened to startups for the NextGen Ghana Fintech accelerator 2022. (2022, February 21),


Tage Kene-Okafor. (2022, January 17). Ghanaian fintech float raises $17M seed to power cash flow for commerce in Africa,

The great debate: Why Ghana is the country for your tech startup! (2020, July 16),

Madanmohan Rao. (2021, January 24). Startup guide Nairobi: How ‘Silicon Savannah’ is a hub of creativity, tech and impact. (2021, January 25),

Google to set up first Africa product development centre in Nairobi. (2022, April 20),

Silicon Valley-based VC firm flourish ventures opens Nairobi office targeting Fintech. (2021, March 16),

Tage Kene-Okafor. (2022, March 9). Antler East Africa closes $13.5M fund to invest in early-stage startups,

Five Kenyan tech start-UPS to join global innovation Adanian labs venture building programme 2022. (2022, February 2),

Village capital future of work Africa 2022 accelerator program for young African entrepreneurs. (2022, April 18),


Money and blockchain summit at Africa Tech Summit Kigali 2020. (2020, February 19),




Ada labs Africa and AI center of excellence (AICE) lead next generation of artificial intelligence (AI) innovation in Africa with NVIDIA. (2021, June 9),

Brian Ngugi. (2021, January 14). Nairobi analytics firm GRO raises Sh9.2bn in venture funding,

Conrad Onyango. (2021, December 31). Africa: Which cities in the continent are most sought after by expats?,

Development ministry launches startup support program with €100K grant for Kenyan entrepreneurs. (2021, June 4),

Aanu Adeoye. (2021, July 16). Lagos finally grows into its role as Africa’s Silicon Valley,

Co-Creation Hub,

Creators' circle: Lagos Meetup | Co-Creation Hub. (2022, April 14),

Startups | Co-Creation Hub. (2018, December 19),

Gbenga Salau. (2021, March 13). Lagos targets over 120,000 pupils for tech skills in 2021,

GreenHouse Capital,



AOT Lagos,

Lagos tech fest 2022,

GreenHouse capital,

Nigeria launches eNaira digital currency amid hope, scepticism. (2021, October 26),

The launch of greenhouse lab: Nigeria’s first female-focused tech accelerator. (2020, June 21),

GreenHouse lab announces 2021 cohort for founders-backed Fintech accelerator. (2021, August 19),

Nigeria Fintech Week 2021 | Home,

Abubakar Idris. (2021, September 14). The world’s biggest VCs are now vying for stakes in Nigeria’s tech sector,


Nigeria population (2021),

Eyitope (Topsy) Kola-Oyeneyin, Mayowa Kuyoro, Tunde Olanrewaju. (2020, September). Harnessing Nigeria's fintech potential,

Lasric | Home,

Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) | Overview,

Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) | Lagos innovates,

City of Johannesburg | General information,

Lungile Msomi. (2022, February 14). Ericsson is latest tech company to move to Waterfall Hub,

Duncan McLeod. (2021, October 18). Interview: Why Vantage Data Centers is betting $1-billion on South Africa,

Madanmohan Rao. (2019, September 18). Startup guide Johannesburg: Why some entrepreneurs call this South African city ‘JoHustleBurg’,

City of Johannesburg | Opportunity Centres,

Department of Foreign Affairs | New tech challenge fund to drive south African-Irish innovation partnership. (2022, February 21),

The 5 most popular Fintech startups in South Africa 2021. (2021, December 19),

Richie Santosdiaz. (2020, May 27). Here are four cities in Africa emerging as FinTech hubs,

City of Johannesburg | Business information,

Conrad Onyango. (2022, March 29). Cape Town closing in on top spot in Africa’s financial hubs rankings,


Startup Universal | Country Guide - South Africa. (2021, November 1),

Stephen Shankland. (2022, February 15). In Silicon Valley, Big Tech Gets Bigger but Leaves Many Families Behind,

Eric J. Savitz. (2022, January 12). Venture capital funding doubles in 2021, smashing records,

Techspo Silicon Valley 2022 ·| Technology Expo (June 2 - 3, 2022) | (Internet ~ Mobile ~ AdTech ~ MarTech ~ SaaS). (2014, September 22),

The Silicon Valley Startup Guide,

Founders Summit 2022,

Elio Assuncao. Silicon Valley 2022 Q3 venture capital world summit,

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TiE Silicon Valley celebrates 30th anniversary, announces TiEcon 2022, world's largest entrepreneurship conference. (2022, March 23),

Course Hero,



AI accelerator summit,

AI & Big Data Expo | North America (2021, April 13),

SambaNova Systems nabs $676M Series D. (2021, April),$676M-Series-D

SambaNova Systems nabs $676M Series D. (2021, April 13),

SambaNova Systems Raises $676M in Series D, Surpasses $5B Valuation and Becomes World’s Best-Funded AI Startup. (2021, April 13),


Connie Loizos. (2022, March 15). Startup banking service Mercury jumps into debt lending to take on Silicon Valley bank,



Heather McKenzie. (2022, January 6). Top life sciences startups to watch in 2022,

Graphite Bio | Home,

Jennifer Martin. (2021, July 28). Why do entrepreneurs go to Silicon Valley?,

Stephanie Horan. (2022, February 17). Best places for Black entrepreneurs - 2022 study - SmartAsset,

Harri Weber. (2022, January 7). Upfront Ventures secures $177 million for new continuation fund,

Wonder ventures launches $31 million fund focused exclusively on LA startups. (2022, April 21),

Pat Maio. (2022, January 13). Jumpstart Nova will fund Black health care startups with a new $55 million fund,

Minnie Ingersoll. (2022, January 12). Crosslink partner Joe Guzel on Co-founding a new Fintech fund, Haven Ventures,

Haven Ventures,

Harri Weber. (2022, April 7). Female-led Emmeline Ventures launches, backs crypto wallet startup,

Upfront Ventures,

Harri Weber. 2022, January 5). Upfront summit postponed to march over omicron fears,

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Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) | Research and Development,


Appia bio launches with $52 million series a financing and establishes scientific advisory board. (2021, May 11),

Annlee Ellingson. (2021, October 6). Video games drive demand for real estate in Los Angeles,

Christian Hetrick. (2022, April 12). Genies raises $150 million to make avatars for the Metaverse,

Mythical Games,

Sarah Pilla. (2022, January 12). Program prioritizes diversity in climate startups,


Nat Rubio-Licht. (2021, November 15). LA’s Greentech industry is growing,

Los Angeles cleantech incubator expands free zero-emissions shuttle service in Leimert Park. (2022, March 14),

28 small business ideas for Los Angeles, California in 2021. (2021, January 1),

Ma Si. (2022, February 23). Beijing 2022 promotes key tech on major stage,

China ramps up its support for startups in selected industries. (2022, February 8),

Kirana Aisyah. (2022, May 5). Robust development in China’s robotics industry,

A Major Science Facility in Huairou Science City in Beijing Opens for Reservation,

ICNT 2022-Beijing, China(中国 北京),




Beijing. (2019, November 6),

CCAI 2022 | Beijing,

Ccai 2022,

Xie Jun. (2022, February 15). Chinese tech company develops AI coach to help athlete win at Beijing 2022,

Terminus Technologies,


Global FinTech Hub Report 2021 Released, Beijing Ranked Top for Third Consecutive Year,

China Fintech Research Conference,

FinTech world forum | FTWF Beijing,

FinTech World Forum,


Beijing Huairou science city has initially formed a scientific and technological innovation ecology. (2021, May 22),

Research fund for international scientists call for proposals FY 2022,

Record sums for German startups – Berlin stays ahead. (2022, January 13),

Best chances to raise money in Berlin. (2022, February 3),

Healthcare Industry Study Puts Berlin in Top 3 Worldwide. (2021, December 06),

Stefan Nicola, Birgit Jennen. (2021 June 22). Germany Sets up $12 Billion Fund to Finance Technology Startups,

Berlin wins multiple strategy awards 2021 from FDI intelligence,

Women in Tech Global Conference 2022,

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Derin Cag. (2021, November 2). 1 in 10 of all new startups in Germany are Fintech companies,


AI applications in Digital Health: Berlin leads the way in developing and piloting artificial intelligence solutions in the hitech health sector. (2021, September 28),

Model project for Start-UPS in the Field of artificial intelligence. (2021, June 10),

AI Startup Landscape 2021. (2021 March 09),

Natasha Lomas. (2020, December 3). scores $20M for a supportive approach to customer service automation,

5 reasons to set up a business in Germany. (2021, October 4),



Ingrid Lunden. (2021, May 25). Sinch, a Swedish customer engagement giant, raises $1.1B, SoftBank and Temasek participating,

Spotify’s Nest Proves a Fertile Breeding Ground for Unicorns (2021, April 26),

UNICEF establishes key global innovation center in Stockholm. (2021, September 27),

Stockholm innovation scholarship,

Vinnova | We open the way for innovation that makes a difference,

Innovation in Sweden. (2021, November 3),

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