Reports & Rankings

The 20 Startup Ecosystems with the Most Remote Employees

By | Aug 6, 2015 at 11:00 am

In the top 20 startup ecosystems in the world, an average of 26% of startup employees work remotely, Compass’s Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking 2015 reported last week – an indication of just how popular remote work is among the tech-savvy crowd. In Silicon Valley,…

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The Top 20 Startup Ecosystems by Engineer Salary

By | Aug 5, 2015 at 8:00 am

The top 20 startup ecosystems in the world pay software engineers $72,000 on average, Compass’s Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking 2015 reported last week – with a $118,000 average engineer salary in Silicon Valley. The seven cities with the highest engineer salaries are all in…

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These are the Countries Where Most Venture Capital is Invested

By | Aug 3, 2015 at 5:20 pm

According to a recent study by Ernst & Young, the United States continues to draw the most venture capital investment in the world. In particular, despite the spreading availability of venture capital across the country as well as the growth of very many different…

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Top 10 Highest-Funded Asian Startups in 2016 So Far

By | Apr 26, 2016 at 9:45 am

The first quarter of 2016 closed less than a month ago, and the companies at the top of the pack in Asia accounted for $2.9 billion. And while this number is more than impressive, it represents a decline consistent with the Asian market as…

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Boston

The Top 20 Startup Ecosystems by Percentage of Female Founders

By | Aug 3, 2015 at 11:00 am

The top 20 startup ecosystems in the world average 18 percent female founders, Compass’s Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking 2015 reported last week – an improvement from 2012’s numbers but still nowhere near a gender balance. Chicago had the highest percentage of female founders in…

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The 5 Hottest Analytics Startups of 2014

By | Jul 30, 2015 at 12:43 pm

Mattermark ranked the five fastest-growing analytics startups from last year, and we wanted to know: to what do they attribute their massive growth? From their responses, it’s clear that what works for one startup doesn’t necessarily work for another. DoubleDutch (ranked #3), which focuses…

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Top 25 Highest-Paying College Majors

By | Jul 29, 2015 at 11:00 am

As we approach the period at which college students begin (or continue) their higher education journeys, those of us who have already been through those transformative years are once again reminded of our misguided decisions to pursue that art history/creative writing/music/religious studies/[insert your creative…

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San Francisco

The Top 20 Startup Ecosystems Ranked

By | Jul 27, 2015 at 2:52 pm

Silicon Valley, New York City, and Los Angeles topped the Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking 2015, a list of the best startup cities released today. A wealth of research went into this ranking, including 11,000 surveys by entrepreneurs and experts in the past five months,…

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United Kingdom

Top 10 Highest-Funded Startups in Europe So Far

By | Apr 18, 2016 at 2:00 pm

The funding market in Europe has been a mixed bag to start off 2016.The total amount of deals has reflected the consistent fall in recent months. However, according to the 2016 Venture Pulse report from CB Insights, funding rounds have seen an 8 percent…

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Top 10 Most Valuable Healthcare Startups

By | Apr 11, 2016 at 9:55 am

It’s no secret that healthcare startups are hot right now. There are a lot of innovative companies out there trying to make it easier for everyone to get the care they need. These companies do everything from improving doctor/patient communication, to simplifying health insurance,…

Internet of Things

Chicago

New Report Shows Midwest’s Push Into the Internet of Things

By | Apr 14, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Today, the Illinois Technology Association (ITA) announced the launch of a landmark report – the Internet of Things (IoT) Midwest Landscape. This inventory is the first of its kind, and will mark the first organized system to categorize and possibly expand the number of…

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Are You Receiving a Fair Salary for Your Role?

By | Apr 14, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Transparency is important in any company. Employees tend to be more trustful of employers who they feel are being open and honest with them. That being said, if you are being transparent internally with things like salary, you better make sure you’re paying people…

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These are the 20 Best Cities in the U.S. Where You Can Find a Job Right Now

By | Jul 21, 2015 at 12:30 pm

According to the most recent data from the United States Bureau of Labors Statistics (as recent as June of this year), the unemployment rate currently stands at 5.3 percent. That’s a far improvement from numbers during the 2007-2009 Great Recession, during which the country’s…

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Top 10 Highest-Funded Startups in 2016 So Far

By | Apr 13, 2016 at 2:11 pm

The first quarter of 2016 closed on March 31st, and while global funding has chilled in recent months, the US market has held steady in supporting burgeoning startups. The 2016 Venture Pulse report from CB Insights even specified that the top ten funding rounds…

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Which Universities Produce the Best Startup Talent?

By | Jul 21, 2015 at 9:00 am

It’s an ongoing debate just how much influence universities have over the startup landscape anymore. There’s an exhaustive list of entrepreneurs who never finished their degrees who actively speak out against the importance of higher ed in the tech industry, and accessing all the…

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25 of the Highest-Paying Jobs in America Right Now

By | Apr 7, 2016 at 6:36 pm

Your career is going to be one of the most important decisions you make in life. Not only is it your career, it’s also everything you do in preparation before actually getting your career in place and going – such as picking a school,…

Internet of Things

The 18 Most-Funded Startup Industries in 2014

By | Jul 15, 2015 at 12:30 pm

In 2014, the health care industry garnered the highest amount of venture funding and the second-highest number of venture deals: $9.74 billion invested in 1,100 deals, reported Mattermark. And it’s not surprising, with so many opportunities to improve our medical system. Filling out a…