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. 


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 90 active local startup chapters, with over 50,000 members around the globe. Our Website has tens of thousands of monthly visitors.


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.


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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.


StartupBlink connects the corporate world with innovative startups according to their shared needs. We have helped large organizations such as ANSYS and WeWork to create, market, and onboard hundreds of relevant startups in their open innovation initiatives.

Contact us to see how we can help you.


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.




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.





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.




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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!


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StartupBlink has over 90 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!

95 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.
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