Category Archives: North America

Edmonton’s startup ecosystem

This article was written in cooperation with Innovate Edmonton in preparation of Startup Ecosystem Ranking Report 2019 that ranked Edmonton in spot 95 out of 1,000 cities.

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Edmonton is one of Western Canada’s most dynamic startup ecosystems, being home to over 394 tech companies that excel at developing businesses in the fields of AI and Machine Learning, Augmented & Virtual Reality, Web and Mobile Apps, Video Games, Health Technology and Big Data.

Together with the community, Edmonton’s service providers have started building an ecosystem that supports the commercialization of the knowledge and research coming out of our post-secondary institutions and engaged citizens. Edmonton counts 11 co-working spaces, three accelerators and 20+ organizations offering incubation programs and services; and is home to the third best university incubator in the world (TEC Edmonton).

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Edmonton: A Darkhorse City On The Rise

StartupBlink has launched the Startup Ecosystem Ranking Report 2019 that now ranks 1,000 cities and 100 countries worldwide and is available for download here.

Edmonton is one of Western Canada’s most dynamic startup ecosystems, being home to over 394 tech companies that excel at developing businesses in the fields of AI and Machine Learning, Augmented & Virtual Reality, Web and Mobile Apps, Video Games, Health Technology and Big Data.

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Kingston, Canada: Punching Above Its Weight

StartupBlink has launched the Startup Ecosystem Ranking Report 2019 that now ranks 1,000 cities and 100 countries worldwide and is available for download here.

Most startups follow the herd of choosing big cities and hectic commutes – the bustle, burn rate, and burnout is somehow associated with entrepreneurial success. However, the city of Kingston, Canada, offers startups world-class infrastructure, human capital and market access minus the stress of a big city.

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Detroit Startup Ecosystem Report – StartupBlink

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Introduction to the Detroit Startup Ecosystem

Detroit is Motown, the Motor City, the automobile capital of the world.  For decades, Detroit had a reputation as being a one-industry town.  That’s changing.

Detroit and the surrounding counties have a population of about four million, many of whom left the city for the suburbs over the past several decades.  More recently, though, people and businesses have started moving into the city again.  The secret is out: Detroit is coming back.

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Dallas Startup Ecosystem

Dallas Startup Ecosystem Report

Introduction to Dallas Startup Ecosystem

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The Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex is in North Texas, located approximately two hours from the Oklahoma and Louisiana borders. Its total population is 7.2 million, which makes it the second largest metropolitan area in Texas behind Houston.  Importantly, in StartupBlink’s 2019 report, Dallas ranked 10th in the United States and 22th globally.

Known for being a modern metropolis, Dallas, is often considered the commercial and cultural hub of North Texas. Many recall the city for its historical significance as the site of John F. Kennedy’s assassination on Commerce Street at the grassy knoll in 1963. (X’s in the middle of the street denote the shots fired.) Continue reading Dallas Startup Ecosystem