Startup Data Sources & Metrics

Stuff you want to integrate into your brainflows.

The problem is not the general availability of data, but the digestible aggregation and presentation of data.

Please suggest more data sources in the comments or via email to john@mcgrinsey.com.

Energy first

Energy monitoring @energy-charts.info:
DE – current electricity production
DE – installed electricity production facilities

Health data

COVID-19 vaccination progress monitoring:
DE: impfdashboard.de

Business data

Worldwide business statistics aggregators:
Statista.com
Pitchbook.com
Owler.com

German business data aggregators:
Northdata.de
iBusiness

Tech-Stack monitoring for the WWW-Ecosystem:
BuiltWith.com

Traffic Monitoring for the WWW-Ecosystem:
Similarweb.com

Marketing Technology Monitoring by ChiefMartech:
2020 -> 8000+ MarTech Companies

Business Analysis
Gartner – Research & Advisory

Geostrategic Analysis
Stratfor Worldview

Startup databases:

Global:
Angel.co
Producthunt
Pitchbook.com
Crunchbase
Dealroom.co

Investor-Startup-Matchmaking:
octorank.com

Startup Maps

Startup-Map.Berlin

Startup News

Startup News Global

Startup News Germany

Austria

Approaches to monitoring the startup ecosystem:

  • Monitor newly registered businesses via web services built on top of official business registries. Especially monitor businesses newly registered with known startup investors in the cap-tables.
  • Monitor news
  • Monitor podcasts
  • Monitor social media
  • Monitor VCs
  • Monitor Producthunt
  • Monitor HackerNews
  • Monitor Digital Nomand Hotspots
  • See how Pitchbook does it

World development data

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) @Wikipedia
SDG measuring: Targets & Indicators @Wikipedia

Gapminder

Trendalyzer

Google Trends

Google Public Data Explorer

Google Knowledge Graph

Hans Rosling
Hans Rosling & Stones

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