Barcelona’s startup ecosystem

This article was written in cooperation with Catalonia Trade & Investment in preparation of Startup Ecosystem Ranking Report 2019 that ranked Barcelona in spot 27 out of 1,000 cities.
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Barcelona is at the top of startups hubs in Spain due to a strong commitment to research and innovation for many years already which is adding to a resolute and obstinate entrepreneurial attitude and a lot of individual and collective teamwork. All these attributes have brought Barcelona and Catalonia to this leading position in startup ecosystems.

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FASTEST GROWING STARTUP ECOSYSTEMS

In this article, we will focus on changes that happened between 2017 and 2019 in the startup ecosystems around the world. We will go over a hundred of cities and countries to signal the fastest growing startup ecosystems based on the Startup Ecosystem Rankings Report 2019 by StartupBlink that covers 1,000 cities and 100 countries worldwide. This article is not intended to give you a complete outlook of the situation in the startup ecosystems around the world but rather present the regional winners. If you want to dig deeper, Startup Ecosystem Rankings Report 2019 by StartupBlink is available for download here.

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ÚLTIMAS TENDENCIAS Y DESARROLLOS EN LOS ECOSISTEMAS DE startup GLOBAL

StartupBlink acaba de publicar el Informe de clasificación de ecosistemas de startups de 2019, que ahora ocupa 1.000 ciudades y 100 países, lo que lo convierte en el informe de ecosistemas de inicio más completo que se haya publicado. El Informe de clasificación de ecosistemas de startups de 2019 realizado por StartupBlink presenta las últimas tendencias y desarrollos en la escena del ecosistema de startup global que cubriremos en este artículo. Para analizar los hallazgos clave que son más interesantes a nivel global o regional, comenzaremos con las clasificaciones de los países y pasaremos a observar las ciudades más de cerca.

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INFORME DE RANKING DEL ECOSISTEMA DE STARTUP 2019 POR STARTUPBLINK

StartupBlink lanzó el informe de rankeo de ecosistemas de 2019 que ahora clasifica a 1.000 ciudades y 100 países en todo el mundo y se basa en los resultados del algoritmo mejorado. A diferencia del informe inicial de 2017, Startup Ecosystem Rankings Report 2019 de StartupBlink ahora rastrea tanto el impulso como las tendencias dentro del ecosistema de startups.

El algoritmo analiza decenas de miles de puntos de datos en nuevas empresas registradas, aceleradores y espacios de coworking enumerados en el mapa del ecosistema de startups global de StartupBlink, así como también los datos recibidos de nuestros socios globales como Crunchbase y SimilarWeb. En última instancia, StartupBlink aprovecha los datos recopilados de más de 50,000 miembros en toda la comunidad Global StartupBlink.

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Israel: Overcoming Challenges and Creating Innovation

Israel is called the startup nation for a reason. As a small Middle Eastern country, with an unfavorable geopolitical situation, it has built itself to be a hub and can teach other countries valuable lessons about the development of ecosystems. Above all, Israel is a fine example of leveraging your weaknesses to become your strengths.

Your country is at war? Make your military the biggest startup accelerator. Your country is not popular globally? Make the world use your apps and life-saving innovations to become popular. Are there security threats in every direction? Develop the solutions yourself. Does your young population have to spend 3 years of their most productive time in the army? Use it to create a melting pot which allows co-founders to wisely pick their co-founders based on real-life experience. Nothing is certain and risk always eminent? Good, now your population is not risk-averse and goes full speed at building businesses with low chances of success.

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