Startup Genome launches Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2022

Startup Genome launches Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2022

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The 2022 Global Startup Ecosystem Report (GSER) by Startup Genome was launched on June 14, 2022 at London Tech Week. The GSER is the world’s most comprehensive, data-driven research on startups with 280+ entrepreneurial innovation ecosystems and 3 million startups analyzed. The Report includes a ranking of the leading 140 ecosystems, continental insights, and founder-focused articles from thought-leading experts.

Platform Calgary and Calgary Economic Development worked in concert with Startup Genome to showcase Calgary’s entrepreneurial ecosystem in the #GSER2022. Here's how Calgary rank in the report:

  • Top 10 North American Ecosystem in Affordable Talent — measures the ability to hire tech talent
  • Top 20 North American Emerging Ecosystem in Talent & Experience — measures long term trends over the most significant performance factors and the ability to generate and keep talent in the ecosystem
  • Top 30 North American Ecosystem and Top 10 North American Emerging Ecosystem in Funding — measures innovation through early stage funding and investor’s activity
  • Created $2.5b in Ecosystem Value from Jul 01, 2019 to Dec 31, 2021
  • Low cost of living and global talent are cited as reasons a startup should move to Calgary
  • The Cleantech and Fintech sectors are highlighted for their density of talent, support resources, and startup activity

“Calgary is an exciting place to be for those in the tech and innovation space. Not only is the city breaking VC records, we’re leading the continent in tech talent growth. Momentum is on Alberta’s side.” says Doug Schweitzer, Minister of Jobs, Economy and Innovation

The GSER is created in partnership with the Global Entrepreneurship Network, Dealroom and Crunchbase. The 2022 Edition provides insights and guidance to public and private leaders on how to foster thriving startup communities — the #1 engine of job creation and economic growth. Discover how 140 entrepreneurial ecosystems across the world stack up and view the full report here:

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June 14, 2022


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