Category Archives: Asia

Manila’s Startup Ecosystem

This article was written in cooperation with QBO Innovation Hub in preparation of Startup Ecosystem Ranking Report 2019 that ranked Manila in spot 84 out of 1,000 cities.

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The Philippines startup ecosystem, while still relatively small, especially if compared to its Southeast Asian neighbors, is rapidly evolving. Many players in the industry are confident that Filipinos have the capacity, creativity, and skill to build successful startups.  

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Israel: Overcoming Challenges and Creating Innovation

Israel is called the startup nation for a reason. As a small Middle Eastern country, with an unfavorable geopolitical situation, it has built itself to be a hub and can teach other countries valuable lessons about the development of ecosystems. Above all, Israel is a fine example of leveraging your weaknesses to become your strengths.

Your country is at war? Make your military the biggest startup accelerator. Your country is not popular globally? Make the world use your apps and life-saving innovations to become popular. Are there security threats in every direction? Develop the solutions yourself. Does your young population have to spend 3 years of their most productive time in the army? Use it to create a melting pot which allows co-founders to wisely pick their co-founders based on real-life experience. Nothing is certain and risk always eminent? Good, now your population is not risk-averse and goes full speed at building businesses with low chances of success.

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The Philippines: Building an independent ecosystem

StartupBlink has launched the Startup Ecosystem Ranking Report 2019 that now ranks 1,000 cities and 100 countries worldwide and is available for download here.

While still catching up with its ASEAN neighbors in terms of startup
ecosystem development, the Philippines shows great promise
through its steadfast growth.

The Philippines is known for its vibrant business process outsourcing (BPO) sector and the strong remittances it receives from overseas Filipino workers, both of which contribute to the country’s rapidly developing economy with a growth rate of 6%, one of the highest in the world.

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Israel: THE SECRET FOR STARTUP SCENE SUCCESS

StartupBlink has launched the Startup Ecosystem Ranking Report 2019 that now ranks 1,000 cities and 100 countries worldwide and is available for download here.

Israel is called the startup nation for a reason. As a small Middle Eastern country, with an unfavorable geopolitical situation, it has built itself to be a hub and can teach other countries valuable lessons about the development of ecosystems. Above all, Israel is a fine example of leveraging your weaknesses to become your strengths.

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Top Ranked Startup Ecosystem Countries in 2019

Startup ecosystems can be found in a wide range of locations, and the number of such hubs is increasing faster than ever before. We are always trying to keep readers updated on the newest trends, and this time we present the top-rated startup ecosystem countries for 2019.

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