Member Spotlight: The Big Apple’s Startup Ecosystem Gets Even Bigger

by Startup Genome

It will come as no surprise that New York City features one of the most formidable technology and startup scenes in the U.S., given that it is one of the financial and cultural centers of the world. In fact, New York City is the second highest performing startup ecosystem in the world after Silicon Valley. …

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The Global Startup Ecosystem Report Is “Required Reading”

by Startup Genome

Which ecosystems are leading, and in what areas? “…should be required reading for any entrepreneur” Kate Mitchell, Wall Street Journal   Why did the Wall Street Journal say that Startup Genome research “should be required reading”? Because the annual Global Startup Ecosystem Report (GSER) is the world’s most widely-read publication on startup ecosystems. Because Startup …

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Four Ideas for Building Authentic Startup Communities

by Lais de Oliveira

Last week, over 8,000 people filled the streets of Redwood City, CA, for the Startup Grind Global Conference. They walked in as a crowd, but left as a community. That is what this conference (and this article) is about. I had the chance to moderate a panel with two exceptional community builders:  Startup Grind founder …

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Will Europe Have More Scaleups Four Years From Now (#4YFN)?

by Marc Penzel

Last week, I had the pleasure of participating in 4YFN (4 Years From Now), the awesome startup-focused event that took place alongside the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The conference, which has grown from just over 2,000 attendees in 2014 to over 20,000 today (how’s that for rapid growth?!), focuses on making the future a …

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Member Spotlight: Houston’s Sprawling (and Surging) Startup Ecosystem

by Startup Genome

Houston is huge. The city—the city, not the metro area—is 600 square miles. Four other major cities (Chicago, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Detroit), could all fit within it. The entire metro area expands over 10,000 square miles, which is larger than the state of Massachusetts. Its size has done little to dent the region’s growth. The …

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