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GCHQ accelerator tracks second cohort
The UK government-backed program has selected nine startups for its second cohort, with each receiving $33,000.
Karnataka cooks up $6.1bn startup centre
The artificial intelligence and data science-focused hub will aim to support 35,000 new jobs within five years.
Ukraine cranks up fund-of-funds
Editorial: Value shifts from ideas towards large company investors
Emphasis inside government and among its advisers is that more value and focus should be on the investors scaling up the business rather than those coming up with the idea and helping the entrepreneur set up a business.
Canada makes visa scheme permanent
Following a five-year pilot program to help immigrants launch startups and become permanent residents, the government has decided to make the scheme permanent.
China opens tech transfer centre in Pakistan
The centre has been established at the Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research.
Editorial: Governments' towering role in innovation
"It is important to create subdivisions that will work closely with startups and small innovative companies, as well as venture funds."
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Actility advances to $75m series D
The internet-of-things technology developer has pulled in funding from backers including Bpifrance, Robert Bosch, Foxconn, Inmarsat, Swisscom, KPN and Orange.

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