University of Southern California

Startup Index of Nations & Regions


Ranking of Countries on Share of Billion Dollar Startups (Unicorns)
Rank Country Share of Unicorns
1 United States 64.7%
2 China 13.8%
3 India 4.1%
4 United Kingdom 2.5%
5 Singapore 2.2%
6 Sweden 2.1%
7 Germany 2.0%
8 Canada 1.6%
9 South Korea 1.5%
10 Russia 1.0%
11 Czech Republic 1.0%
12 Australia 0.9%
13 Israel 0.9%
14 Netherlands 0.6%
15 Brazil 0.4%
16 Luxembourg 0.4%
17 France 0.2%
18 Taiwan 0.1%

 

Ranking of Countries on Share of Value of Billion Dollar Startups (Unicorns)
Rank Country Valuation of Unicorns
1 United States 63.3%
2 China 21.7%
3 India 4.7%
4 Sweden 2.2%
5 Germany 1.5%
6 Singapore 1.2%
7 United Kingdom 1.1%
8 Australia 0.9%
9 South Korea 0.8%
10 Russia 0.5%
11 Canada 0.5%
12 Israel 0.4%
13 Luxembourg 0.4%
14 Czech Republic 0.3%
15 Netherlands 0.3%
16 Brazil 0.1%
17 France 0.1%
18 Taiwan 0.0%

 

Ranking of Regions on Share of Billion Dollar Startups (Unicorns)
Rank Region Share of Unicorns
1 Silicon Valley 39.2%
2 New York 9.4%
3 Beijing 6.4%
4 Los Angeles 5.1%
5 Boston 4.0%
6 Shanghai 2.8%
7 London 2.5%
8 Singapore 2.2%
9 Stockholm 2.1%
10 Provo, UT 2.1%
11 Berlin 2.0%
12 Hangzhou 2.0%
13 New Delhi 1.7%
14 Seoul 1.5%
15 Shenzhen/Hong Kong 1.4%
16 Mumbai 1.4%
17 Guangzhou 1.1%
18 Chicago 1.1%
19 Jacksonville, FL 1.1%
20 Bangalore 1.1%
21 Moscow 1.0%
22 Prague 1.0%
23 Sydney 0.9%
24 Ogden, UT 0.7%
25 Vancouver 0.7%
26 Ottawa 0.7%
27 San Diego 0.7%
28 Dania, FL 0.7%
29 Tel Aviv 0.6%
30 Amsterdam 0.6%
31 Sao Paulo 0.4%
32 Luxembourg 0.4%
33 Jerusalem 0.3%
34 Seattle 0.3%
35 Washington DC 0.2%
36 Chongqing 0.2%
37 Paris 0.2%
38 Atlanta 0.2%
39 Waterloo 0.2%
40 Taichung 0.1%

 

Ranking of Regions on Share of Value of Billion Dollar Startups (Unicorns)
Rank Region % Valuation of Unicorns
1 Silicon Valley 45.0%
2 Beijing 15.4%
3 Los Angeles 7.6%
4 New York 5.3%
5 Bangalore 3.0%
6 Shanghai 3.0%
7 Stockholm 2.2%
8 Boston 2.1%
9 Shenzhen/Hong Kong 1.9%
10 Berlin 1.5%
11 Singapore 1.2%
12 London 1.1%
13 Jacksonville, FL 1.0%
14 New Delhi 1.0%
15 Sydney 0.9%
16 Provo, UT 0.8%
17 Seoul 0.8%
18 Mumbai 0.7%
19 Hangzhou 0.7%
20 Moscow 0.5%
21 San Diego 0.4%
22 Dania, FL 0.4%
23 Guangzhou 0.4%
24 Luxembourg 0.4%
25 Chicago 0.4%
26 Prague 0.3%
27 Amsterdam 0.3%
28 Tel Aviv 0.2%
29 Ogden, UT 0.2%
30 Vancouver 0.2%
31 Ottawa 0.2%
32 Jerusalem 0.1%
33 Sao Paulo 0.1%
34 Paris 0.1%
35 Seattle 0.1%
36 Chongqing 0.1%
37 Washington DC 0.1%
38 Atlanta 0.1%
39 Waterloo 0.1%
40 Taichung 0.0%