Boston world’s fifth-best city for technology startups: Report

May 21, 2019

Boston is the fifth-best city in the world for technology startups, according to a new reportfrom research group and accelerator Startup Genome.

The organization says its “2019 Global Startup Ecosystem Report” is based on data from thousands of startup founders as well as research on “millions of companies.” The analysis this year looked at 150 “global tech ecosystems” and liked what it saw in Boston.

The city scores particularly high in terms of brainpower, topping the world rankings for “talent” and “experience,” and coming in second in terms of “knowledge.” Boston also finished third nationally, behind only New York and Silicon Valley. London and Beijing also finished ahead of the city on the overall rankings. See below for a roomier breakdown.

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