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20 Cities, 5 Continents, 1 Winner

Backpacker style and Bizpora style we took off in March 2013 for a 10 months trip starting from Moscow and then Dubai, Baku, Accra, Kigali, Lagos, Nairobi, Cape Town, Bangalore, Bangkok, Singapore, Hong Kong, Beijing, Seoul, Tokyo, Sydney, Mexico City, Santiago, Buenos Aires, and we finished with Rio de Janeiro in December 2013. Our project took the name of Seedstars World.

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Insights From A Traveling Entrepreneur

Bowei Gai is an entrepreneur based in Silicon Valley and founder of the World Startup Report (He also founded CardMunch, sold to LinkedIn). I had a chance to chat with him during his visit to London. I asked Bowei to share what really surprised him from visiting so many countries and any amazing story/startup.

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1 Entrepreneur, 2 Countries, 6 Months of Travelling

Everyone dreams of having a global team, but the reality looks a bit different: Me, tired and hairy… but motivated.
I’m from Argentina, where my team and I founded Wideo.co, a DIY video animation platform. Back in September, we were accepted into the Fall 500 Startups class, so I packed my bags and flew to Mountain View.

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Meet Our 7 New Ambassadors

Our community keeps growing worldwide. Last September we announced 17 Startup Stay ambassadors. They are well connected entrepreneurs that help us facilitate more connections between members and spread the word locally through meetups…

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1 Entrepreneur, 10 US Cities, 20 Days: 3 New Videos!

We announced the first 3 videos of the The Leeap Project a few days ago, featuring Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco.
We’ve got for you three new cool ones (4 more to come!): Seattle, Boulder/Denver and Austin. Enjoy folks!

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Entrepreneur Visits 29 Countries To Build A World Startup Report

@Bowei, based in San Francisco, is a talented entrepreneur that firmly believes in the power of the on-growing startup ecosystem outside Silicon Valley. To that purpose, last January first, he embarked into a fantastic trip around the world to learn about the startup cultures of 36 cities in 29 countries. He will then report back on his findings by publishing slides, videos and interviews. Bowei will be travelling until September 2013, where the journey finishes in Singapore. The project called: “World Startup Report”, is also supported by experienced and well know entrepreneurs such as Dave McClure (500 Startups) and Brad Feld (TechStars)…

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Videos Ready: 1 Entrepreneur, 10 US Cities, 20 Days

Back in October, we partnered up with Shoe String Media to help Simon Walker, an Aussie entrepreneur, stay with local entrepreneurs in 10 US cities and document startup life. This journey called: The Leeap Project, was a big success. After many hours of video editing, Simon has been releasing the juicy videos!

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Startup Stay Tour: Aussie Entrepreneur Documents Startup Life In 10 US Cities

Simon Walker & his camera man, will tour 10 US cities this November, staying with Startup Stay entrepreneurs only. They’ll shoot a video per city that will feature the experience with the host entrepreneur (also background, startup, team, etc) and also why each city has such a strong startup scene. No one better than local, connected entrepreneur to help us discover that!

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Video Interview with Entrepreneur Renaud Visage: CTO, CoFounder of Eventbrite

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Last week, Renaud Visage, CTO and cofounder of Eventbrite (Global online service that people use to create, share, and join any event imaginable) paid entrepreneurs in TechHub London a quick visit so, I booked a few minutes with him. We talked about his company, Startup Stay and also his startup story.

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Startup Travel Experience: Staying With An Entrepreneur In Buenos Aires

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We’re only a few days away from launch and I’m happy to have already completed two Startup Stay travel experiences: the first one in Riga, Latvia and now, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
We have also manually connected (since the platform is not live yet) a couple of entrepreneurs to stay with startups in San Francisco and Belfast so they could get a taste of the experience before launch.

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