In the top 20 startup ecosystems in the world, an average of 26% of startup employees work remotely, Compass’s Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking 2015 reported last week.
Silicon Valley, also known as the home of many international tech giants such as Apple, Intel, Google, Facebook, and Twitter, have long been the world’s favourite tech startup place. The latest ranking shows that Silicon Valley continues to dominate as the world’s best place for startups, ahead of other rival cities including New York, Los Angeles and Boston, according to the Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking 2015. While Berlin has been ranked as the fastest growing startup hub in the world.
In Silicon Valley, a full 43% of startup employees are remote . Startups in Boston (33%), Los Angeles (32%), New York (27%), and Chicago (26%) all have more than a quarter remote employees.
Meanwhile, Bangalore rounds out the bottom of the list with only 16% remote employees.
North America appears to be the strongest entrepreneurial region, with sixteen of the twenties cities listed, however the study does not include cities in China, Taiwan, Japan, or South Korea.
Here are the top 20 cities, according to the Compass Group:
New York City
The Ranking, released by Compass is based on the survey of 11,000 global startup companies more than 200 entrepreneurs worldwide. It measures each major city’s Performance, Funding, Talent, Market Reach, and Startup Experience. Although China, Taiwan, Japan, and South Korea are not included in the ranking yet due to the language barrier in collecting responses.