Accelerate Startup Ecosystem Development

Startup Genome is the world-leading innovation policy advisory and research firm. We have advised on the ecosystem development strategy and action plans of more than 157 government and agency clients across six continents in 55+ countries to date.

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In this groundbreaking longitudinal analysis, we redefine what a scaleup is and identify what factors influence startups to scale to $50 million and higher valuations.


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Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2023

Startup Genome’s Global Startup Ecosystem Report (GSER) is powered by the world’s most comprehensive and quality controlled dataset on startup ecosystems. Informed by information on 3.5 million startups across 290 global ecosystems, our data and insights are the product of over a decade of independent research and policy work.


GSER 2023 ranks the top 30 and 10 runner-up global ecosystems, and includes a top 100 ranking of emerging ecosystems. It also takes a look at startup communities from a regional perspective, separately ranking ecosystems in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, MENA, North America, and Oceania.

Explore the World's Startup Ecosystems

Which ecosystems should you care about? Where to invest next? Dive deep into startup ecosystems everywhere to gain data driven insights in each.

Founders, your input is critical

Since 2011, Startup Genome has been surveying startups to produce breakthrough research and advise governments and organizations to drive policies that increase ecosystem resources and startup success.

This survey is the most direct way for founders to provide feedback to shape policies to better suit your needs. By taking this 15 minute survey, you’ll be joining our global startup community of 100,000 startup founders in our mission to increase the success rate of startups, everywhere!

World-Leading Startup Ecosystem Development

While founders should lead the way, governments are feeders of ecosystem success. We work closely with innovation policy leaders everywhere, producing key insights and implementing best-in-class policies and programs.

Make better decisions and investments to help your startups to grow, scale, and give back in jobs and GDP. Join our global knowledge network and put your city on the map.

London’s tech sector is going from strength-to-strength and I’m proud we’re the tech and innovation capital of Europe. I hope this sends a clear message to aspiring tech entrepreneurs that the capital is a fantastic place to start a business.

Sadiq Khan

Mayor, London, United Kingdom

We are proud to see our city jump 10 spots on the Global Startup Ecosystem Report, and are eager to dig in and do more work so we can continue to climb in the rankings. Tech isn’t the economy of tomorrow, it is the economy today, and by working together with our regional partners, we can ensure that the tech ecosystem in Pittsburgh can create pathways towards prosperity for everyone in our city.

Ed Gainey

Mayor, Pittsburgh U.S.A.

It is neither Delhi nor Hyderabad! Bengaluru ranks above all in India in the Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2022. This ranking mirrors the confidence entrepreneurs & investors globally have in Namma Bengaluru’s ecosystem. We continue to grow & expand our global footprint.

Dr. Ashwath Narayan C N

Minister of Science and Technology, Karnataka, India

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