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How A Bizpora Member Won 10K And A Free Trip To The Valley

Uldis is a Bizpora member (Riga, Latvia), founder of Infogr.am. Every year he attends the Slush conference in Finland (top digital conference in the Nordic countries) to check out the best local startups. Learn more about his stay in Helsinki and how the magic of business serendipity delivered a major surprise…

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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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Essential tips to use Bizpora

Bizpora is city-based. In this article we share essential tips to make the most out of Bizpora. In any city you can do 3 things: Find hosts, Find professionals to meet or Start a conversation…

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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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Posted in Announcements, Startup World

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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A Powerful Entrepreneurial Story From Sydney to San Francisco

The day I met Matthew Barnett (British entrepreneur, coming from Sydney, Australia) he ventured out across the sea
to San Francisco to raise some capital for his startup, Vimily. We connected on Startup Stay and decided to meet
for a beer after work and talk about the bold and adventurous world of entrepreneurship, as well as the startups we were both working on…

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5 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Stay Requests

A few Startup Stay members have been asking us lately about the availability of host entrepreneurs, since the number of replies vary. Let me share with you a few good points and tips to maximise every one of your shots, seeking accommodation.

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How An Entrepreneur Easily Connected With The Serbian Startup Community

Lucian at starit meetup

…A few weeks ago I travelled to Belgrade, Serbia. I was interested in getting in touch with the local startup community. Our websites receive important traffic from this side of Europe and we are analyzing the possibilities of localizing our CMS in Serbian, for the local users. In a distributed model, having contacts throughout the world is highly essential as, nowadays, there are no borders, especially in technology…

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Startup Stay Experience: From Krakow To San Francisco

Pawel and Phil

“Staying with another entrepreneur and sharing meals with him or her is a completely different and much deeper experience, both business-wise and cultural. And it doesn’t matter if you’re to do business together or not. To me, it’s first of all a learning experience.”

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What Does “Entrepreneur” Mean at Startup Stay?

startup engine

Recently a member posed an very valid challenge related to the meaning that the word “entrepreneur” has for different people, in different countries, cultures and so on. After all, we’ve called Startup Stay “The Entrepreneurs’ Travel Community”.

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