United States

Discover the United States Startup Ecosystem

The first most attractive startup ecosystem in the world, being valued at $264 bn.
Defined geographically as the Bay Area, it boasts 12,700-15,600 active startups and two million tech workers, all looking for the next big thing.
The region’s exceptional culture, professional networks, and industry leadership help attract and retain talented and ambitious people.
Notable for its attraction of international talent, confirmed by the highest value in Global Resource Attraction at 21% and almost half of all founders in the region being immigrants.
The strongest sub-sectors are AI, Big Data & Analytics, Fintech and Biotech.
In 2017, a staggering $25 billion was invested into local startups.
More than a third of the global value creation in exits is still captured in Silicon Valley.
Over one-quarter of the world’s unicorns are located in the Silicon Valley and it is difficult to even keep track of them

Open Calls

Open

Mission to Silicon Valley

For Startups and Scaleups

DATE: 11-15 November 2019

DEADLINE: 8 September 2019

Open

Mission to New York

For Startups and Scaleups

DATE: 14-18 October 2019

DEADLINE: 2 August 2019

closed

Mission to Boston

For Startups and Scaleups

DATE: 24-28 June 2019

DEADLINE: 15 April 2019

closed

Mission to Silicon Valley

For Startups and Scaleups

DATE: 12-16 November 2018

DEADLINE: 17 September 2018

POWERED BY Startup Division in collaboration with Startup Lighthouse, DCU Ryan Academy and Silicon Valley Innovation Centre

Meet the team

logotipo