Editor’s note:Ben Lang is a growth hacker at lool ventures and creator of Mapped In Israel.
The recent battle between Israel and Gaza revolutionized real-time war reporting, with both sides taking to Twitter, Facebook and other platforms to report the latest news. What you may have missed is how thousands of Israeli startups continued to function while under missile fire. → Read More
Today, the Startup Genome released the first half of its massive 160-page report on the world’s top startup ecosystems. Of the many moving parts of the report, the most noteworthy (and potentially controversial) is it’s so-called Startup Ecosystem Index, which ranks the world’s top 20 startup ecosystems, a la college football. → Read More
Last year, we covered an ambitious collaborative R&D project called “Startup Genome,” created by three young entrepreneurs, Bjoern Herrmann, Max Marmer, and Ertan Dogrultan. The goal of the ongoing project was (and is) to take a comprehensive, data-driven dive into what makes tech startups successful — and not so successful.