20 Biggest Startup Innovation Hubs on Earth


Two decades back, almost all tech startups were based out of Silicon Valley and Boston. Times have changed. Tech entrepreneurship is a global phenomenon now. There are several startup eco-systems similar to Silicon Valley emerging around the world.

There has never been a better time to be a tech entrepreneur. Given technology startups’ critical role in the economy, the importance of having startup ecosystems will only increase in the future.

The 2015 Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking by Startup Compass can help people in the startup ecosystem in more ways than one.
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Here's how you can use it.

· Entrepreneurs: “Where should I start my new company?”“When I’m ready, where should I open up my startup’s second office?”

· Investors: “How can I find new startup investment opportunities around the world instead of simply settling for solely investing in my local startup ecosystem due to familiarity?”“Given the lack of information out there about emerging startup ecosystems, how do I evaluate which ones I should focus on for finding new opportunities?”
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· Policy-Makers: “What initiatives should I prioritize in my startup ecosystem to maximize growth?”“How should I measure the progress of these initiatives?”

Disclaimer: The index does not currently include startup ecosystems from China, Taiwan, Japan, and South Korea. That’s because it was challenging to get survey participants and complete data.

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Download the complete 156-page Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking 2015 here .

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