Startup Commons has launched a startup ecosystem report project. It will analyse a few startup ecosystems by continent. Firstly, it will focus on Africa. The first report from the African series is the 2015 Startup Commons Report: Startup Ecosystem in South Africa by Birute Birgelyte.
Report on South Africa in brief
Firstly, it will present the situation of entrepreneurship in the country in a historical context. Then it will analyse different aspects of the local startup ecosystem in 6 sections. The following topics will be discussed: (1) South Africa in the 2014 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) ratings, (2) entrepreneurship in the context of South Africa’s economy, (3) international investment in South Africa, (4) investment in South African startups and (5) South Africa’s international cooperation. Finally, the report offers a (6) discussion on the needs of the South African startup ecosystem.
You can download the report from here.
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