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Danish Soomro, founder of, explains how startups can break down barriers and improve diversity.

  • Look out for international accelerator programmes and equity free funding 
  • Covid-19 has accelerated the trend to international hiring
  • Look beyond your city or country for new hires and you’ll improve diversity and innovation

Over the last 10 years Danish Soomro, founder of, has worked in 60 cities in more than 30 countries. He is the founder of, a platform and API that helps individuals and organisations understand the visa requirements and risk profiles for travel or work in over 200 countries. 

In this short video he discusses how countries such as Poland and Chile are attracting international startups, and explains why a global approach to hiring improves diversity and makes startups more successful.




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