Estonia Startup Ecosystem Report

The full Estonia report including ecosystem metrics and benchmarks can be downloaded here. This report builds on the wealth of data compiled for the Global Ranking 2015 with the support of CrunchBase and more than 65 partners.  To benchmark your startup or e-commerce business metrics with Compass’ free app, in seconds, go here.  by: JF Gauthier and Marc Penzel, Compass While small, the Estonia startup ecosystem is …

Hong Kong Startup Ecosystem Report – Reinventing HK into a Startup Powerhouse

The 65-page Hong Kong Startup Ecosystem Report can be downloaded here. To benchmark your startup or e-commerce business metrics with Compass’ free app, in seconds, go here. This new report by Compass (formerly Startup Genome) performs an in-depth analysis of the Hong Kong ecosystem using the wealth of data compiled for the Global Ranking 2015 with the support of CrunchBase and more than 65 partners. …

Compass E-Commerce Benchmarks for 2016

The global E-Commerce industry is growing at a rapid speed. In 2015 more than 10 Million E-Commerce stores made more than $1.8 Trillion in revenue. For 2016 we’re expecting the overall revenue of the sector to grow by 15%. Against many expectations, much of this growth is driven by niche online stores that are popping …

The ROI of Conversion Optimization for E-Commerce

This post is written by Ramon Bez, a growth engineer at TourRadar, a travel e-commerce company. They are users of Compass. In e-commerce, an overall conversion rate of 1% is considered average. But that means 99% of the people who come through the door leave without purchasing anything. Based on Compass’ study of e-commerce stores …

Startup Ecosystem Lifecycle Model

As high-growth technology startups have become the primary growth engine of the new Information Economy, the recent development of startup ecosystems blossoming all over the world has big consequences for the future of the global economy. While nearly all high-growth technology startups have historically emerged from no more than three or four startup ecosystems, primarily …