StartupBlink is the world’s most comprehensive map and research center of startup ecosystems. It supports local organizations in developing and promoting their ecosystem.
Simultaneously, we aim to create value for our entrepreneur communities by connecting them with important resources from our global partners.
Our global startup ecosystem map and research center has tens of thousands of registered startups, coworking spaces, and accelerators. Our platforms have around 10,000 monthly visitors, in addition to 90+ active local startup chapters, with over 40,000 members around the globe.
Once a year, we release the world’s most comprehensive startup ecosystem rankings with over 120 countries and 950 cities ranked. Download your ecosystem report here.
The StartupBlink global startup ecosystem map is free to use and will always be open for entrepreneurs to view and join. If you have a startup, coworking space, accelerator, or any other startup organization, please add your entity on our map.
IN THE PRESS
|Guy Kawasaki||Canada Minister of Science|
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STARTUP ECOSYSTEM RESEARCH
Our flagship Startup Ecosystems Ranking Report was the first to rank more than 120 countries and 950 cities globally. The report has been downloaded by thousands of decision-makers around the world, is consistently used by top government officials, and has received dozens of mentions in the global and national press.
A SAMPLE OF OUR RESEARCH
Our next report is due to be released inMarch of 2019 and will be released on a yearly basis.
AMONG OUR ECOSYSTEM PARTNERS
STARTUP ECOSYSTEM PARTNERSHIP
The goal of StartupBlink is to help the development of local startup ecosystems by partnering with leading organizations in those cities. Our exclusive 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.
CORPORATE OPEN INNOVATION
StartupBlink focuses on connecting 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.
PARTNERSHIP WITH THE ANSYS STARTUP PROGRAM
We are proud to be an official partner of the ANSYS® Startup Program. ANSYS provides eligible startups around the world with access to cutting-edge engineering simulation software at a fraction of the commercial price. Startups can find out if they are eligible and learn more about the ANSYS® startup program here.
ABOUT THE TEAM
Eli David is our nomadic CEO. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Economist, and an MBA graduate with work experience in such firms as KPMG and BDO. Eli is a digital nomad who has constantly changed locations over the last 5 years (More on the nomadic lifestyle can be read in Eli’s Blog).
Or Hillel is the StartupBlink Partnerships manager and has over a decade of experience in high-level digital marketing. He is a startup enthusiast and co-founder of numerous projects around the world.
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.
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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GLOBAL SPEAKING EVENTS
Open innovation in Russia
OECD LEED Forum – Porto
AMONG OUR MOST ACTIVE COMMUNITY LEADERS
95 Groups with over 40,000 members
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