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The article, "Stop Talking About Moving to Silicon Valley and Just Build a Great Company Where You Are", was written by Adeo Ressi, Co-Founder & CEO of the Founder Institute - the world’s premier idea-stage accelerator & startup launch program - and has been republished with permission.
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Do you want to be a leader in your local startup ecosystem? The Founder Institute (the world's largest entrepreneur training and startup launch program) is on a mission to "Globalize Silicon Valley" and is looking for local startup leaders to launch new chapters around the world.
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Startup ecosystems can be fragmented, competitive, and hidden to newcomers, which is detrimental for local startups and community growth. The Startup Ecosystem Canvas seeks to provide local entrepreneurs with a clear list of resources for every stage of their startup journey, and outline a basic framework for communities to map ... (more available)
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The Founder Institute, the world's premier idea-stage accelerator and startup launch program, has operated numerous chapters across Sydney, Perth, and Melbourne since 2010. Since we first launched on the continent, the Founder Institute has contributed greatly to startup ecosystem by helping to launch dozens of impactful ne... (more available)
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The internet has accelerated word of mouth marketing with the help of social media. But with so many people and so many companies promoting themselves on a growing number of channels, it only gets harder and harder to cut through the noise and be heard.
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A global startup competition for up and coming markets, Seedstars World, awarded Acudeen Technologies at their World Pitch Competition in the Philippines. When they presented their idea to the panel of judges, Acudeen beat out seven other Philippine-based startups with their online P2P marketplace solution to help... (more available)
The Founder Institute is the world’s premier startup launch program for talented entrepreneurs. If you are up to the challenge, our comprehensive step-by-step program will give you the structure, mentor support, and network of entrepreneurs you need to start an enduring company. Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 60 countries, the Founder Institute's mission is to "Globalize Silicon Valley" and build sustainable startup ecosystems worldwide.