Top 200 Startups to Watch in 2018
Have you ever wondered how many startups are there in the world? According to research carried out by GemConsortium and Seed-DB, a total of 305 million startups are created annually by 472 million entrepreneurs worldwide. Of these 305 million startups, finding the top 200 startups is like finding a needle in haystack. The good news is that, Kempler Industries has crunched the numbers by conducting the analysis of global Entrepreneurial trends. In order to understand trends in the types of business people are successfully in, they analyzed the top 200 startups globally, as ranked by Startup Ranking.
Based on their analysis, vacation rental giant, Airbnb and Uber topped the list at No. 1 and 2, respectively. They also did a deep dive of the startups and segmented the startups into 19 categories based on what they allow end users to accomplish. The categories include transport, search, buying, selling, finding, meeting, delivering, organizing, and publishing, among others.
According to their findings, startups that focus on helping people find content, places to go, things to do, rooms to rent, work and information are the most popular on their list. Startups falling under the buying and organizing categories ranked No. 2 and 3. Surprisingly, buying-related startups were most popular in Indonesia with 61 percent of the country’s top startups on our list offering some type of commerce platform. The United States is home to 72 of the top 200 startups in the world and 17 percent of them are dedicated to helping people find information. In terms of the number of top startups, India and Canada fall second and third in the rankings.
Below is an infographic of the top 200 startups around the world.