About StartupBlink

StartupBlink is the world’s most comprehensive startup ecosystem map and research center. We provide startup ecosystem developers with mapping, analysis and promotion modules for their region.

StartupBlink also aims to create value for our entrepreneur communities by connecting them with important resources from our global partners. 

JOIN OUR MAP

Our global startup ecosystem map has tens of thousands of registered startups, coworking spaces, and accelerators creating a robust sample of global innovation mapping.  StartupBlink is proud to manage more than 86 active local startup chapters, with over 50,000 members around the globe. Our Website has tens of thousands of monthly visitors.

STARTUP ECOSYSTEM RESEARCH

Once a year, we release the world’s most comprehensive Startup Ecosystem Rankings Report with over 1,000 cities and 100 countries ranked. Our reports have been downloaded by tens of thousands of decision-makers around the world and received hundreds of mentions in the global and national press. Download your ecosystem report here.

IN THE PRESS

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Guy Kawasaki Canada Minister of Science
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Duke of York Mayor of Edmonton
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THE PRIME MINISTER OF ISRAEL SPEAKING ABOUT THE STARTUPBLINK REPORT

 

AMONG OUR ECOSYSTEM PARTNERS

                                          


STARTUP ECOSYSTEM PARTNERSHIP

The goal of StartupBlink is to help the mapping, analysis and promotion of local startup ecosystems by partnering with leading organizations in those cities. Our city and country partners receive international promotion of their ecosystem with an extended section about their city in our Rankings Report, as well as a feature on our map, webinars, and ecosystem analysis articles. Our exclusive partners will also be able to leverage our startup ecosystem mapping technology to build and administer their own startup ecosystem map and database. Read more about it here.


OUR SERVICES

StartupBlink offers both public and private sector organizations that aspire to lead their local startup ecosystems several partnership opportunities based on the needs of the organization. Currently, there are 4 partnership opportunities to choose from:

Ecosystem Partnership program is designed for public sector organizations, government and municipalities around the world, that want to promote and map their local startup ecosystem. Startup Ecosystem Partners are provided with three comprehensive Ecosystem Development Modules, including Module A: International Promotion of your Ecosystem & Organization, Module B: Leverage our Map, Database, and Local Communities and Module C: Creation and Distribution of Your Ecosystem Report. If you want to find out more about the program and the benefits of joining it, visit us here.

StartupBlink Pro is created for a deeper understanding of local and global startup ecosystems. By signing up for a PRO account on Startupblink.com, you will receive unlimited access to advanced analysis tools on hundreds of startup ecosystems at both the country and city levels. Our data is pulled from tens of thousands of registered users, global partners, local representatives, governments, and universities around the world. Get your PRO account now here.

City Partnership program is meant to boost visibility of private sector organizations that aspire to lead their startup ecosystem.  Our City Partners are connected with 75,000+ entrepreneurs and decision-makers on the StartupBlink Global Startup Map, our startup ecosystem ranking Reports and Communities. As this program is designed to offer exclusive benefits for each of our partners, we accept only one partner per city. If you want to be recognized as the leader of your local startup ecosystem around the world and receive all the necessary assistance to boost it up, apply and lock your city here.

Customized Research and Mapping: Finally, StatupBlink offers research, mapping and ranking services for organizations that want to create their own customized research focusing solely on a specific vertical, be that Fintech, Healthtech, Ecommerce, Manufacturing, you name it! Contact us to see how we can help you to build your own vertical research.


ABOUT THE TEAM

Eli David is StartupBlink’s CEO. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Economist, and an MBA graduate with work experience in such firms as KPMG and BDO. (Connect with Eli on Linkedin)


Michal Weyna is COO of StartupBlink. He holds a degree from Warsaw School of Economics, and has joined the team with over 10 years of corporate experience.


Irina Ispas is StartupBlink’s Ecosystem Product Manager. She holds a Master’s Degree in Technology Governance and Digital Transformation and has joined the team with a significant international experience.


Agweyu Robin is the Business Development Manager of StartupBlink. She is a Landscape Architect by profession and she has joined the team to create new fresh products and increase StartupBlink’s diverse range of products.


OUR CONSULTANTS


Roderick Warren, business development consultant

Roderick is a co-founder of the project, and we are now happy to have him as our strategy consultant. Roderick is from Zurich, Switzerland, and has worked for various technology companies such as Oracle and Sun Micro-systems. Before entering the Tech industry, Roderick was a Specialist in Fire Protection and Emergency Management working on assignments in conflict areas such as Iraq and Kosovo.

Dan Valdhorn is the StartupBlink consultant for business development.

Dan is the Founder and CEO of TankU, a start-up which uses existing information from a range of sensors on the roads, together with AI, in order to make road-based services more convenient, faster, and safer. Dan has a great deal of experience in guiding and consulting tech companies and evaluating startups for investors.

Jiah Kim is the principal attorney for Jiah Kim & Associates and a legal advisor for StartupBlink.  Jiah worked for several New York law firms before starting her own to serve her favorite clients, international startups. She continues to travel. learning about different laws, eating lots of great food, and meeting awesome people.

Gerardo Robledillo is a software engineer turned entrepreneur. He has lived as an expat in various corners of the world since 2005 and created both the International Schools Database and Expatistan.com to help make life easier for future expats.

  

Dr. Paul Lethbridge is the Academic and Startup Program Senior Manager for ANSYS, Inc. He is responsible for product and marketing strategy of the ANSYS Startup Program globally. Paul joined ANSYS in April 1999.


GLOBAL PARTNERS

Crunchbase is the leading platform for professionals to discover innovative companies, connect with the people behind them, and pursue new opportunities. Over 50 million professionals—including entrepreneurs, investors, market researchers, and salespeople—trust Crunchbase to inform their business decisions. Companies all over the world rely on Crunchbase to power their applications, making over a billion calls to their API each year.


SEMRush is a trusted data provider whose data is used by more than 4,000,000 marketing professionals around the world. With 40+ tools and data for 190 countries and regions, SEMrush platform brings its users opportunities to reveal competitors’ marketing strategies, evaluate businesses’ and partners’ potential and provide market insights.

Findexable has been founded with the mission to build the world’s first Global Fintech Index to identify emerging hubs, and to promote growth of progressive, inclusive financial services everywhere. We’re building a global coalition to promote the values of fintech – and help it meet its potential to improve access to financial services across countries and regions.


We are proud to have Coworker as an official StartupBlink partner. Coworker is the world’s most comprehensive Coworking directory. Find your next coworking space there!



SimilarWeb constantly analyses 3 million apps and 80 million websites to provide their thousands of clients the best market intelligence solutions. With 24/7 support, they help a broad range of clients, from small businesses to global enterprises, understand, track, and grow their digital market shares.


GLOBAL SPEAKING EVENTS


Open innovation in Russia


OECD LEED Forum – Porto


CITY PARTNERS

StartupBlink has over 86 chapters in top startup cities around the world. They are run by our City Partners. Are you passionate about the growth of your local startup ecosystem? Join a community of global influencers and lead your city’s meetup chapter!
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86 Groups with over 40,000 members

A few of our City Partners:

Catherine Chan is passionate in helping startup entrepreneurs achieve their business goals, networking and sharing ideas to facilitate resource sharing, brainstorming business ideas. Catherine worked in Freight forwarding logistics industry and also had some experience in IT industry. She is currently open to opportunities and would like to explore what services she can render to other entrepreneurs.
Bruce Muff is a regional manager for Future Electronics, handling all wireless, sensor and connectivity hardware components. Previously, he was VP of Sales for Onion Corporation, an IoT hardware startup founded at Techstars/Boston. Prior to that, Bruce has held sales management and business development positions in the Boston area for various small and large semiconductor chip companies.
Steven A. Rodriguez is the Techstars Startup Programs Regional Manager for US and Canada, Founder / Managing Director of SUEGO and Chief Culture Officer at BloomShift. He co-leads various ESHIP programs through his non-profit InnovateCoalition. Steven is a Business Development & Digital Marketing Mentor & Contributor for WeWork Labs and Coach for the DC Department of Employment Services Innovation Lab and also a Board Member to the International Council on Trade and Development. After a brief stint on Capitol Hill, Steven stumbled across the DC startup scene and is determined to help build the entrepreneurial ecosystem on the local, national and international stage.

Interested in working together? Feel free to

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