Organization:Startup Genome

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Startup Genome is a global platform that helps to nuture and maintain successful startup ecosystems. Using their public ecosystem research based on their startup partners, Startup Genome has designed a new Lifecycle Model to measure the performance and stages of companies. They help to categorize the four phases of a lifecycle:

  • Activation
  • Globalization
  • Expansion
  • Integration.

They specialize in tech start ups and have gained insights from over 10,000 companies, 300 organizations in over 50 cities world wide. 

Please visit the webiste:

To see the 2017 REPORT:

Words from the CEO:

We offer the genome of developing a well-resourced, high-performing startup ecosystem—we help you quantify what stage you are at, and we then can give you the tangible policies and activities to help you accelerate through the lifecycle.

- JF Gauthier, CEO Startup Genome


Driving change in companies to bring valuable insights for company partners to make decisions to further develop their startup ecosystems. With Startup Genome being a community network of startups, they push for collaboration and sharing to help improve performance. Fueled by research backed by 10,000 plus startups, Startup Genome is building their collective experience to continue to help more business leaders. 

Distinct Differences From Other Offerings

The major difference compared to other alternatives is the fact Startup Genome is a mostly free offering where they list their research online for any startup or company to see publicly. The data and models they have developed is a useful resource that quantifies that information from startups that range back to 2011. 

Impact Achieved For Students and Campus

By being able to use Startup Genome you have access to a network of startup companies and organizations to understand their ecosystem and possibly use their data to help advance your decisions for your campus.

Notes About How This Resource is Deployed

To see the following research please visit the following link below and sign up with an email address to see the latest Startup Genome Report:

If you scroll to the bottom of the page after signing up you have access to past reports. 

Contact Information

Please visit the following link to get in touch:

You may request a meeting at their office: 212 Clara Street, San Francisco, CA 94107

This page has been last updated 01/14/2018 by Devin Ajimine, Brandon Wester, Pouya Rad, and Kyler Schuman