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How women entrepreneurs in India are challenging social and cultural norms

In India, the proportion of women in paid work is among the lowest in the world, at just over 23% – a figure which contrasts sharply with the corresponding rate of over 78% for men. Opportunities for women to enter employment in the country are limited by a range of factors. These include a dominant tradition of female domestic responsibility and prevailing...

5 reasons why Germany is the best country for startups

Germany has been a startup ecosystem on the rise for quite some time now. It’s produced a number of global success stories including SoundCloud, Zalando, Flixbus, and HelloFresh.  In 2019, the country was ranked number one in Europe for startups by NimbleFins. EY reported that Germany’s top 100 startups received a total of $11.1 billion in funding in...

Seoul’s startup and tech ecosystem is world class — here’s what you need to know

Seoul’s startup ecosystem is set to take on the tech world. The city is already home to 8,708 startups, 85 accelerators, and the country has a total of 10 unicorns (with the majority based in Seoul). In terms of IPOs, while most markets across the world have taken a hit during the pandemic, Seoul’s burgeoning biotech scene has helped position the city...

Accelerators can help startups survive the pandemic by boosting diversity

Business accelerators are programmes which offer various types of support, including training, mentorship, access to workspaces and investment, to early-stage businesses with the aim of helping them through the fragile early stages of growth. They may play a vital role in post-COVID-19 recovery. In a recent study, funded by the UK government, we found...

TNW’s quest to discover Europe’s best scale-up is back – sign up now

Tech5, annually hosted by TNW and Adyen, is back for the seventh time. Tech5 is the leading showcase for Europe’s fastest-growing scale-ups, giving them the opportunity to join a network of the best companies, investors, and experts from across the continent. This year we’re focusing on the ways technology can help create change and have a positive...

Watch the highlights from Seoul’s leading startup event

South Korea and its capital Seoul are best known for cutting-edge tech giants like Samsung and LG, but now there’s a big push to put its startups in the spotlight. One way the country is doing this is through events, specifically Start-Up Seoul: Tech-Rise 2019 — Seoul city government’s flagship event. TNW flew to Seoul to attend the buzzing conference...

Video: Seoul is spearheading the 5G revolution

One of the hottest new topics in tech is 5G, the next generation of cellular network technology. When 4G came along, it was a massive breakthrough and gave birth to services like Instagram and Snapchat, which had been completely unthinkable only a couple of years earlier. Now it’s time for the next generation of innovations.  5G is much faster, more...

Video: Explore Seoul’s cool startup kitchens — plus a robot restaurant!

If there are two things that South Korea should be known for, it’s tech innovation and delicious food. Seoul houses giants such as Samsung and LG, and its startup ecosystem is seeing amazing growth. The city’s food culture is also to die for (I mean, who doesn’t love kimchi?), so it’s the perfect place to check out innovation in the food industry. Watch...

Here’s how data driven startups are helping to make cities greener

The world is in a state of climate emergency. The importance of tackling climate change has arguably never been higher. Governments around the world are coming under increasing pressure to act and deliver initiatives to make our cities greener, cleaner, and all-round better places to live.  It’s no easy task, but with modern technology, like artificial...

Video: How Seoul will become one of the world’s best startup cities

South Korea is one of the world’s technological powerhouses, home to giants such as Samsung, LG, and Kia. The small Asian country truly punches above its weight as it’s starting to rival the digital prowess of its much bigger neighbors, China and Japan. But what might come as a surprise, is that Korean innovation isn’t solely fueled by the big corporates....

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