Accelerating Startup Ecosystem Development
Our mission is to empower cities everywhere to capitalize on fast-moving trends in technology through benchmarking and global exposure. We provide insights to drive economic growth and forge new opportunities for tech startups and aspiring entrepreneurs. We measure the lifecycle of an ecosystem to deliver a roadmap for any city to take action.
For Ecosystem Leaders
Join our global network and put your city on the map. Equipped with insights from 10,000+ startups annually, you’ll be able to define timely, actionable policies and investments that pave the way for innovation, job creation, and startup success.
Your Ecosystem in Context
We use one standard methodology across the world with 100+ proven metrics that let ecosystem leaders everywhere effectively identify, apply, and measure levers for growth. We’re the only organization that captures big data on the global startup landscape and maps it with quantifiable best practices for your region’s success.
Impact means everything
Our work has reached millions of people, influenced executive decisions around the world, been quoted by the Obama Administration and German Chancellor Merkel, and has appeared in leading business media such as The Economist, Bloomberg and Harvard Business Review.
Together with GEN, CrunchBase and over 250 partners in 50+ cities and 28 countries, we’re building the world’s largest body of knowledge to assess ecosystem resources and identify proven solutions. Our members share opportunities to network, compare efforts, glean inspiration, and connect directly with ecosystems that face similar challenges. Join in on the expanding wealth of collective expertise.