About Startup Genome and 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 ecosystem, having advised more than 100 clients across 38 countries.

The 2020 Global Startup Ecosystem Report (GSER) from Startup Genome and Global Entrepreneurship Network is the world’s most comprehensive and widely-read research on startup ecosystems. The GSER now ranks the top 140 startup ecosystems from an assessment of several hundreds.

GEN works to build smarter entrepreneurial ecosystems in every national economy, operating a platform of projects and programs in 170 countries aimed at making it easier for anyone, anywhere to start and scale a business.

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About This Report

Developing ecosystems can be a fuzzy business. Together with 300 partners, we made it a science. Startup Genome has nearly doubled the number of ecosystems studied since 2019 — assessing over 270 ecosystems across over 100 countries to rank the top 30 globally and runners-up. The report has been optimised for online viewing. Should you prefer to read it in a printable format, please download the PDF using the link above.

About Our Global Partners

undefined TNW is a global brand that informs, inspires, and connects people who love tech through media, events, and spaces. TNW has a track record of attracting startups and talent, as well as helping ecosystems become more visible to the tech world via its custom-made programs.

undefined Provides actionable advice on private capital challenges. Combining rigorous academic approaches with real world industry expertise, our expert team focuses on complex, customized projects that require thorough analysis, whether quantitative or qualitative in nature, to help our clients assess or design strategies, improve performance, and chart winning strategies for the future.

undefined Everyday investors, journalists, founders, and the global business community turn to Crunchbase for information on startups and the people behind them.

undefined Provides data-driven intelligence on high-growth companies.

undefined A global non-profit organization on a mission to unlock the potential of deep technologies to solve the world’s toughest challenges by highlighting, empowering and connecting the most promising deeptech entrepreneurs across the globe with the right enablers.

undefined Tech Nation (formerly Tech City UK) empowers ambitious tech entrepreneurs through growth programs, digital entrepreneurship skills, a visa scheme for exceptional talent and by championing the U.K. digital sector through data, stories, and media campaigns.