Portrait of innovative startups across countries

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