The Scaleup Report


A project such as this can only be realized with an enormous effort from both the project team and external supporters. Several partners have invested significant resources into the project. Numerous advisors, founders, investors, and industry experts have given us access to their knowledge, networks, and time because they support our vision and want to move their ecosystem and the whole startup sector forward. Startup Genome and Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) would like to express our deep gratitude and appreciation to everyone who contributed towards making this project possible.

Startup Genome Authors

JF Gauthier, Founder & CEO
Marc Penzel, Founder & President
Stephan Keuster, Head of Ecosystem Strategy
Forrest Wright, Head of Ecosystem Assessment
Hazel Boydell, Editor-in-Chief

External Authors

Anthony Griffin
Steven Loeb

Project Team

Startup Genome

JF Gauthier, Founder & CEO
Marc Penzel, Founder & President
Stephan Keuster, Head of Ecosystem Strategy
Tricia Naik, Chief Operating Officer
Dr. Christopher Haley, Head of Research
Hazel Boydell, Editor-in-Chief
Rahul Chatterjee, Director, Global Operations & MD, Delhi
Adam Bregu, Director of Business Development & Partnerships
Pranav Arya, Director, Ecosystem Strategy
Parshant Sharma, Data Science Lead
Sama Siddiqui, Member Relationship Lead
Forrest Wright, Research Assessment Lead
Ethan Webster, Manager, Ecosystem Research & Strategy
Marina Krizman, Senior Business Development Specialist
Utkarsh Jain, Consulting Manager
Shreesh Dubey, Senior Operations Manager
Ananya Sharma, Operations Coordinator
Rahul Kumar, Data Scientist
Aman Bansal, Data Scientist
Naajid Sarosh, Data Engineer
Tanishq Malik, Senior Business Analyst
Parth Arora, Business Analyst
Parisaa Tripathi, Business Analyst
Hana Javurkova, Events Coordinator
Anna Chadwell, Sales Representative
Pavan Kumar, Manager of Sales Operations & CRM Administrator
Shekhar Parihar, Process Lead, Lead Generation & CRM Support
Neha Thapliyal, Business Development Assistant
Ana Lucia Osorio, Executive Assistant to the CEO
Abigail Cox, Marketing Intern
Manu Sinha, Data Science Intern
Litslink, Website Development
Sara Inglês, Designer
MyStartupCFO, Finance & Accounting


Orla Browne, Head of Insights
Louis Geoffroy-Terryn, Ecosystems Research Lead
Nina Chaloum, Ecosystems Innovation Analyst

European Scaleup Institute
Katty Hsu, Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship
Prof. Dr. Dries Faems, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management
Prof. Dr. Veroniek Collewaert, Vlerick Business School
Leonardo Fuligni, Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship
Michel van Dalfzen, Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship
Irene Tsitse, Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship
Ata Engin, Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship

Global Entrepreneurship Network

Jonathan Ortmans, President
Mark Marich, Executive Vice President
Matt Smith, Director for Policy and Research
Cecilia Wessinger, Director for Global Community
Peter Komives, Vice President for Strategic Development
Susan Amat, Vice President for Education

Image Credits

All images taken from Unsplash