UpWest Labs, a Silicon Valley-based accelerator program for Israel companies, just launched its fifth class of startups.
In 2012 alone, “Silicon Mountain” entrepreneur launched 122 digital technology startups, and 69 received funding.
Guest Post The perception of St. Louis is a nice, conservative Midwest town, possibly waiting for a rebirth of the industrial revolution. But over the past two-plus years the region’s business and entrepreneurial ecosystem has begun to drastically evolve and flourish.
Editor’s Pick “Something very interesting is happening here,” Google’s top Canadian employee, Steve Woods, told me. “This area has a very high proportion of startups to population. Google loves startups … and we love to hire entrepreneurial people.”
The Startup Genome has analyzed 50,000 startups around the world to create what it is calling the first “data-driven ranking” of the top 20 tech hubs on the planet.