Startup Playbook, written by Sam Altman, the President of Y Combinator (YC), contains the most generalizable parts of the advice that company gives to YC and YC Fellowship companies. The guide is meant for people new to the world of startups.
Startup Europe has just launched a new website entirely dedicated to European tech startups with the mission of uniting their ecosystems. Startup Europe aims to strengthen the business environment for web and ICT entrepreneurs so that their ideas and business can start and grow in the EU.
The Startup Ecosystem Report 2012 reveals that while Silicon Valley is still the world’s largest and most-influential start-up ecosystem, it no longer wields the power and influence it once did. Flourishing communities in Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia have grown considerably over recent years and are now beginning to challenge Silicon Valley’s domination in technology innovation.
Urban Apps & Maps Studio is a new urban civic start-up incubator where North Philadelphia community members, university faculty and students, and businesses catalyze urban innovation using digital technology.
PC Magazine has an article on Tech Incubators: How Startups Are Born Today. The author, Chandra Steele, states that today’s incubators are a different breed from the ones that were existed fifteen years ago and offered startups little more than a desk, some cash, and best wishes.
Business apps advice company BestVendor surveyed over 550 startup executives and managers trying to figure out the “Startup’s Toolkit” — the products and providers leading the way among the nimblest and most tech-savvy new businesses.
The venture capital industry in the UK has been in a period of decline. This has been particularly true for early-stage venture capital. The present report of NESTA provides an update on the venture capital market in 2009,