Making sense of your marketing data with Compass

This is a post about how to make sense of your marketing data using Compass (you can create your free account here).  This post is written by Ramon Bez, a growth engineer at Tour Radar, a travel e-commerce company.  1. Why Benchmarking Is Important We all make decisions about the future every day. The challenge …

Get three month free access to 7 Startup Tools

By Johannes Drixler and Danny Holtschke Special announcement: Get 3 months of free or highly discounted access to 7 great startup tools by taking our survey. A 15 minute investment to get $2,000 worth of value! The 2015 Startup Ecosystem Project: Boosting your Startup Hub… And Your Startup! The state of your local startup community matters. When …

How Much Should You Pay Your Engineers? (Infographic)

by Cheyenne Richards With the world’s ever-expanding appetite for great engineering talent, hiring is becoming a larger and larger challenge for tech companies. Never has it been more critical to know just how much you should pay that promising candidate.  If you’re a startup — How do your salaries compete with more traditional IT firms? Where …

The Startup Revolution Series — Part 3: The Rise of the Startup

By Max Marmer, Compass Co-Founder Emeritus and Cheyenne Richards, Compass Writer and Marketer This is the third installment in the Startup Revolution Series. In the first post, we suggested humanity may be approaching—or have already passed—the tipping point between the Industrial and Information Eras. In the second, we provided data that demonstrates fairly conclusively that …

CrunchBase and Compass (formerly Startup Genome) Partner to Rank Global Startup Ecosystems in 2015

The survey for the 2015 Startup Ecosystem Report kicks off today — in a partnership by CrunchBase and Compass. Participate here. San Francisco, CA, 4 February 2015—CrunchBase, the world’s most comprehensive dataset of startup activity, and Compass, creator of the most extensive benchmark data for startup performance, announce the kickoff of a collaborative project that …

Compass Raises Fresh Funding and Launches Compass Monitor!

We have two exciting news to share! 1. We raised more than 2 Million in a second round of funding from first institutional Investors including NEA, Profounders and Crosslink and strategic investors including Tom Glocer (ex-CEO of Thomson Reuters), Banca Intesa and Oliver Rothschild joining existing Compass investors, including Steve Blank, Allen Morgan, Roger Krakoff, Rhodium, Erik …