Startups in North America

Statistics report on startups in North America

Startups in North America

This report has been compiled to provide statistical information on startups in North America.

Table of contents


  • Premium Statistic Highest valued unicorn companies worldwide 2023
  • Premium Statistic Number of global unicorns in April 2023, by region
  • Premium Statistic Cities with the highest number of unicorn companies globally 2022
  • Premium Statistic Share of unicorns in North America in 2021, by industry

Impact on U.S. economy

  • Premium Statistic U.S. number of new business Q1 2012- Q1 2023
  • Premium Statistic U.S. quarterly business start rate Q1 2012- Q1 2023
  • Basic Statistic U.S. jobs created by start-ups 1994-2021
  • Premium Statistic Tech GDP as a percent of total GDP in the U.S. 2017-2022

U.S. funding

  • Premium Statistic U.S. VC tech startups with largest volume of equity funding in each state 2021
  • Premium Statistic Level of debt held by small and medium companies in the U.S. 2020-2021
  • Premium Statistic Value of VC investment in the U.S. 2021, by stage
  • Premium Statistic Leading U.S. startup accelerators by investments as of July 2021
  • Premium Statistic Leading U.S. startup accelerators by exits as of July 2021
  • Premium Statistic Median time from initial equity financing to IPO exit in the U.S. 2005-2022

U.S. founders and executives

  • Premium Statistic U.S. leading universities 2023, by number of graduates founding a start-up
  • Premium Statistic Share of startup with no women on board of directors in the U.S. 2015-2020
  • Premium Statistic Share of startup with no female executives in the U.S. 2015-2019
  • Premium Statistic Number of new female-led unicorns in the U.S. 2013-2021


  • Premium Statistic Fastest growing startups in Canada, by two-year revenue growth 2020
  • Premium Statistic Fastest growing tech companies in Canada 2022, by growth rate
  • Premium Statistic Number of venture capital deals in Canada 2013-2022
  • Premium Statistic Value of venture capital deals in Canada 2022, by industry

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