STARTUPS: There are plenty of pluses and minuses associated with any so-called startup ecosystem, dependent on factors such as their ability to integrate into existing business and social structures, overall impact on the economy and likelihood of nurturing genuine businesses. If a startup has the opportunity to choose (many actually do not), examining all the variables is critical. Only reservation with this research is the lack of detail around China. Read more on Startup Compass.
A new index is ranking startup ecosystems along five major components: performance, funding, talent, market reach, and startup experience.
Twenty years ago, almost all tech startups were created in startup ecosystems like Silicon Valley and Boston.
Today, technology entrepreneurship is a global phenomenon, with startup ecosystems similar to Silicon Valley rapidly emerging all around the world.
The global startup landscape is taking shape and at a massive scale, so what is the best way to best navigate around or through this brave new economic world.
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