The Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2021

About Startup Genome and The Global Entrepreneurship Network


Startup Genome is the world-leading policy advisory and research organization for governments and public-private partnerships committed to accelerating the success of their startup ecosystems. We have advised more than 100 clients across more than 40 countries.

Startup Genome’s mission is to accelerate startup success and ecosystem performance everywhere, working together with global thought leaders to define and execute robust policies and programs that drive lasting change. Our impact is rooted in over a decade of independent research with data on more than a million companies across 150 cities.

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The Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) operates a platform of projects and programs in more than 180 countries that makes it easier for anyone, anywhere to start and scale a business.

By fostering deeper cross-border collaboration and initiatives among entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, policymakers and entrepreneurial-support organizations, GEN works to fuel healthier start-and-scale ecosystems that create jobs, educate individuals, accelerate innovation, and strengthen economic growth.

GEN’s comprehensive global footprint of national operations and global verticals in policy, research, and programs ensures that members have uncommon access to the most relevant knowledge, networks, communities, and programs relative to size of economy, maturity of ecosystem, language, culture, geography, and more.

Startup Genome Global Member Network Map