Characterization of the Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in the Region
“Reversing the scale-up gap will be effective if all stakeholders are invited to participate and engage in a dedicated monitoring and open self-assessment process.”
from the ScaleUp Porto Manifesto
Understanding the entrepreneurship ecosystem is essential to be able to monitor its evolution and act accordingly. The evolution towards a data-based culture ensures a greater understanding of the needs and the impact of the decisions taken.
After a collaborative effort to collect and evaluate information, we are sharing the results this study that aimed at characterizing the entrepreneurship ecosystem in the region of Porto. Besides an analytical and objective assessment, this study also sought to assess the perception of the stakeholders such as incubators, investors, technology transfer entities, researchers, startups, and others.
ScaleUp Porto hereby presents the result of this process in a perspective of self-assessment and creation of a basis for continuous monitoring of the ecosystem. Also, this work aims at becoming a tool for the stakeholders that collaborate in the development of the innovation ecosystem in the city.
In the same period, the total turnover tended to grow. ICT gave the most significant contribution.
Early-stage is the phase that attracts the largest number of investments.
- Ecosystem Mapping
- Startups Profile
- Founders Profile
- Employees and Salaries
- Sales and Internationalization
- General Characterization of Incubators and Accelerators
- Dynamics of the Territory
- Business Friendliness
- Innovation and Maturity of the Ecosystem
- Infrastructures and Mobility
- Economic Potential
- Technological Infrastructure and Connectivity
- Society and Lifestyle
- The challenges in the ecosystem by the stakeholders
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