Global Startup Ecosystem

• Asia-Pacific went from having 20% of all top ecosystems in 2012 to 30% today

• Silicon Valley remains the top performer in value creation and exits, with ecosystems like London, New York and Beijing also performing strongly

• São Paulo, Salt Lake-Provo and Delhi punch above their weight in translating successful startups into subsequent high valuation funding rounds

• Asia Pacific’s billion-dollar club deals has increased from 19.5% (2013-14) to 31.8% in 2018-19

• The share of Asia-Pacific cities in top global ecosystems has increased from 20% in 2012 to 30% in 2020

Source: StartupGenome

By Parth Chhaparwal

Incoming Associate Consultant at Bain & Co.