document and connect the world startup community
Document our world’s startup ecosystems through a series of reports detailing the local culture, trends, key players and challenges. Share these reports for free to benefit everyone in the global startup community.
Identify and empower local startup activists to become the ambassadors of each ecosystem. Leverage this network of ambassadors to help connect people to each other and to the global startup community.
Who We Are
Bowei is a Silicon Valley entrepreneur and fire starter behind the World Startup Report mission. He was formerly the founder of CardMunch (acquired by LinkedIn). In 2011, his report on China unexpectedly became a viral hit on the internet and it inspired him to do more to help others in need. World Startup Report mission is his way to give back to the world startup community. Follow @Bowei
The World Startup Report would not be possible without the help of countless volunteers from around the globe. Our sincere thanks goes out to: Tina Amper, Drew Beaurline, Shawn Ranjbaran, Nghinh Pring, Darren Chan, Nicole Macarasig, Albert Padin, Edith Yeung, Benjamin Joffe, Chris McCann, Ron Hose, Greg Gopman and many many more. Follow @WorldStartupRpt
Dave McClure the founding partner of 500Startups and an avid startup traveler through his Geeks-On-A-Plane program. Dave is one of the most well known international seed investors with over 450 investments to date. Dave is an advocate behind of the World Startup Report project and will be joining us in a number of talks (and maybe stops!) along the way. Follow @DaveMcclure
Brad is a managing director at Foundry Group and a co-founder of TechStars. Brad is also the author of Startup Communities, one of the most well known books on how to create a startup ecosystem. Brad is an advocate behind the World Startup Report project and will be joining us in a number of talks along the way. Follow @bfeld
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