Global Startup News…Week In Review — February 24, 2017

Friday, February 24, 2017Global Startup News (GSN) is a curated resource, showcasing hard-to-find, early-stage technology companies and related startup industry news from around the world. 
Chris Valentine
CEO and Founder
Adeo InterActive

Quote of the Week

“Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy.” Jimmy Spithill

Featured Startup News

Global | Africa | Asia | Europe | North America 
Oceania / Australia | South America | Weekly Spotlights


Global Ag Tech Startup Investments Drop 30 Percent in 2016: Study
Source: The Jakarta Globe

Samsung Announces a $150 Million Venture Capital Investment Fund For Tech Startups
Source: pakwired


New accelerator aimed at over-50s entrepreneurs revealed
Source: Siliconrepublic

At a 10-year high, has European VC fundraising hit a ceiling?
Source: Siliconrepublic

Estonian startup sector 2016
Source: ArcticStartup

North America

The Ag Tech Market Map: 80+ Startups Powering The Future Of Farming And Agribusiness
Source: CB Insights

Why Was Winter in Venture Capital Funding so Short?
Source: Both Sides of the Table

Utah Is The Next Big Cybersecurity Incubator
Source: Beehive Startups


Chinese tech IPO candidates to watch for in 2017
Source: technode

Fintech is stimulating Chinese consumption and capital flow
Source: Techcrunch

4 Asian frontier markets predicted to boom in 2017
Source: Seedstars


Cape Town is SA’s e-commerce hub — EPIC report
Source: Bizcommunity

University of Johannesburg to debut its own business incubator
Source: Ventureburn

IBM announces $70 million investment in Africa
Source: TechCity

South America

The economic potential of the Internet of Things
Source: Pulsosocial

Oceania / Australia

NSW Government announces inaugural board of the Sydney School of Entrepreneurship
Source: Startup Daily

Weekly Spotlights

Startup of the Week

eyeCam is turning every surface into a display and every hand into an interface with eyeHand

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