Transformational Entrepreneurship: Where Technology Meets Societal Impact

The concept of transformational entrepreneurship describes one of the guiding philosophies of the Startup Genome The last five years the global economy has been rife with turmoil. Discussion of bankruptcy, bailouts and unemployment have dominated the headlines. On the surface many of our problems stem from giving the financial sector de facto leadership over the …

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 …

Happy Birthday, Startup Genome!

The Startup Genome was born last February and today at the anniversary mark we’d like to take the time recognize its growth and accomplishments in its first year of existence. Over the last few years technology entrepreneurship has exploded around the globe and has come to be recognized as the primary engine of new job …

Defining the X Chromosome: the DNA of Women Led Startups

Guest post by Pemo Theodore, EZebis For over a year I have been video interviewing venture capitalists, angel investors and women founders trying to investigate the apparent shortfall in funding for women led technology startups.  My goal has been to listen to as many people as I could from both sides of the table, in …