Waterloo, The David vs. Goliath of Startup Ecosystems

This new Compass (formerly Startup Genome) report presents the first Ecosystem Lifecycle model plus lessons that apply to startups and ecosystem leaders worldwide. It marks the first time the wealth of data compiled for the Global report 2015 is used to perform an in-depth analysis of an ecosystem. It also offers recommendations as to how small and medium-sized ecosystems can accelerate their …

The 2015 Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking

Download the free complete report here. To analyze and benchmark your growth metrics with Compass’ free app, in seconds, go here.  Welcome to the Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking. It has been almost three years since the last Startup Ecosystem Report was released (in NovemberKey 2012), and since then the startup sector has grown at a booming …

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 …

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 …

Kicking off the 2015 Startup Ecosystem Report

— By Danny Holtschke I am super excited to lead the Startup Ecosystem Report once again helping entrepreneurs worldwide to gain a bigger voice and influence on policy makers. The updated Startup Ecosystem Report will push policy makers to improve startup ecosystems and support entrepreneurs to ultimately increase today’s low startup success rate. To do this as …

The Startup Ecosystem Report 2012 is Live!

Today we released the Startup Ecosystem Report 2012. The report contains the first data-driven Ranking of the World’s Top 20 Startup Ecosystems and  a deep dive into the each of the individual Startup Ecosystems. Check out the initial coverage here on TechCrunch: http://techcrunch.com/2012/11/20/startup-genome-ranks-the-worlds-top-startup-ecosystems-silicon-valley-tel-aviv-l-a-lead-the-way/ And please help us spread the word on Facebook and Twitter by sharing this message: …

Startup Ecosystem Ranking Clarification

Last week we put out a mini report on Startup Ecosystems, where our main focus was on the comparison of Silicon Valley, New York City and London. Along with this mini report we also put out a ranked list of startup ecosystems, but we noticed that many people interpreted this ranking to be based on …

The Rise of Startup Ecosystems: Silicon Valley vs. New York vs. London

(The original post can be found here on Techcrunch) Falling startup costs have caused an explosion in the number of software companies being started. As a result, new startup ecosystems are springing up all over the world to support the success of these companies and jumpstart regional economic growth. Since startups are one of the biggest drivers of job …