UBI Global, the Stockholm-based intelligence company and community, known for high-quality intelligence, assessment, and mapping of business incubation, released the top lists of business incubators and accelerators as assessed in the. World Benchmark Study 2019-2020.
GenerationS, corporate acceleration platform from RVC, took part the UBI Global study for the first time and was recognized as one of the best public business accelerators. As assessed by UBI Global, Generation S demonstrated exceptional achievement in value for client startups, value for the local ecosystem, and overall attractiveness as a program as a whole.
This year, 364 programs from 82 countries were selected after assessing and validating the data received from programs seeking knowledge about themselves through the study. One of the outcomes of the benchmark study is identifying the world’s top incubator and accelerator programs, which include the following categories:
The awarding ceremony of the best acceleration programs was held on November 6 during the international World Incubation Summit in Doha, Qatar. This international conference unites the best incubators and accelerators from around the world. The UBI Awards & Recognition Gala took place at the Museum of Islamic Art, an amazing facility with art on display from three continents spanning 1,400 years worth of history. The world top lists of programs were each recognized for outstanding performance in nurturing entrepreneurship and innovation.
UBI Global Company annually conducts the highest-profile regional and world studies of the key performances of the activity of the business incubators and accelerators. The participants capable of demonstrating the best results and the utmost influence upon the development of the ecosystem are honoured with awards. While compiling the rating, the financial results, the quality of the provided services, as well as the number of successful start-ups, graduates and residents over the recent 5 years are taken into consideration.
“Following a rigorous data-driven approach, we assessed and benchmarked incubation programs across the world. Our World Benchmark Study 2019 - 2020 is in tune with the multiple facets of the international incubation ecosystem and illustrates key challenges and opportunities faced by the participating programs”, - says Holger Meyer, Director of Research at UBI Global.
“GenerationS already has extensive experience of work with innovations in international markets; today, companies from all over the world are becoming our partners. Constantly confronted with new challenges and complex tasks, we build up expertise and professionalism, which is noticed by international experts. It is very valuable for us to receive recognition of the best world rating. On behalf of the whole team, I would like to thank the experts for the high appreciation of our work”, says Ekaterina Petrova, Director of GenerationS.
For more information about the World Benchmark Study plese visit the web site: https://ubi-global.com/rankings/
GenerationS is a platform for development of corporate innovations; it is the biggest Russian and CIS accelerator. It was organized by RVC in 2013. GenerationS realizes integrated programs on corporate development: in-house – for development of internal entrepreneurship; acceleration – on scouting and acceleration of external projects; international – on training of the employees in methods of building up and monitoring of innovations under the aegis of the corporations – world leaders.
At present, the accelerator infrastructure includes more than 15 000 start-ups from 30 countries, 400 corporate and ecosystem partners. In 2018, GenerationS became the first Russian accelerator accredited by the Global Accelerator Network (GAN) arranged by TechStars, and the best European corporate accelerator according to the Corporate Startup Summit.
UBI Global is a Swedish-based intelligence company and community specializing in mapping, highlighting, and connecting the world of business incubation. Through a network of more than 1.000 member organizations from over 90 countries worldwide, UBI Global provides matchmaking, ranking, benchmarking, and research services to corporations and business incubation programs.
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