The report presents new cross-country descriptive evidence on innovative start-ups and related venture capital investments drawing upon Crunchbase, a new dataset that is unprecedented in terms of
scope and comprehensiveness.
1.significant cross-country differences in the professional and educational background of start-ups’ founders,
2.  IP assets, and in particular the presence of an inventor in the team of founders, are strongly associated with start-ups’ success.

3. Finally, female founders are less likely to receive
funding, receive lower amounts when they do receive financing, and have a lower probability of successful exit, when other factors are controlled for.

 A portrait of innovative startups
across countries

A portrait of innovative start- ups across countries – OCDE Feb. 2018

Viviane De Beaufort

Docteure en Droit, professeure titulaire à l’ESSEC Business School, Chaire Jean Monnet, Co-directrice du cursus DROIT et du Centre Européen de Droit et d’Economie, Experte auprès de l’Union Européenne. Adviser ou administratrice deThink tanks et réseaux pro féminins. fondatrice des Women programmes et du club Génération #Startuppeuse. Auteur de nombreuses publications et articles. Active sur les RSS, webmaster de groupes linked in et de 2 blogs. Engagée pour la #RSE et le #DD. associée de @Voyagir. Chevalier de l’Ordre du Mérite et de la Légion d'Honneur. En un mot ENGAGEE!