Startups · Marketing

What are the demographics of a typical founder of a growth-oriented startup?

Anonymous

November 27th, 2016

I'm trying to understand the age, ethnicity, education, and buying habits of startup founders. What is a good source for this information?

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Lori Bitter Co Producer at What's Next Boomer Business Summit

November 27th, 2016

Take a look at the studies on start-ups/entrepreneurs from the Kaufmann Foundation. They have great data: http://www.kauffman.org/

Harsh Vardhan Co-Founder & Chief Number Cruncher: Cookedin.com

November 28th, 2016

Thanks @Lori..very informative research, however largely USA focused. Some of the information can be pan global in nature, as similar factors are at work. However to answer the question, it is by large horses for the courses. What works in Silicon Valley is not necessarily true for Bengaluru or Hyderabad (Both Indian IT hubs in the forefront of IT led Startups! 

Lori Bitter Co Producer at What's Next Boomer Business Summit

November 28th, 2016

I agree - some issues may be similar, but many will not. Top of mind, I don't have an international source for this type of data, but I'll ping some friends and see if they do.

Harsh Vardhan Co-Founder & Chief Number Cruncher: Cookedin.com

November 28th, 2016

Thanks, Lori. Much appreciated.