November 7, 2019

UBI Global Reveals the World’s Top Business Incubators and Accelerators

The Best Programs in the World have Been Announced at the World Incubation Summit in Doha, Qatar.

DOHA, QATAR, November 6, 2019 – 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. The recognitions and announcements took place at the World Incubation Summit 2019 in Doha, Qatar on November 6. This year’s event was hosted by Qatar Development Bank.

Ingria Business Incubator was honored to be recognized as a world top World Top 10 Public Business Incubator. This means that, as assessed by UBI Global, Ingria Business Incubator has demonstrated exceptional achievement in value for client startups, value for the local ecosystem, and overall attractiveness as a program as a whole.

“Following a rigorous data-driven approach, we assessed and benchmarked incubation programs across the world,” says Holger Meyer, Director of Research at UBI Global. ”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.”

“Every year we prove our effectiveness in working with startups. It has come to fruition due to the correct choice of methodology in working with projects, a team of business incubator professionals, as well as the support of external stakeholders,” says Elizaveta Urosova, Director of Ingria Business Incubator. “We are very grateful to receive an award from UBI Global in the nomination World Top 10 Public Business Incubators and we believe that it is the best acknowledgement of our work.”

This year, 364 programs located in 78 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:

● World Top University Business Incubators
● World Top Public Business Incubators
● World Top Private Business Incubators
● World Top University Business Accelerators
● World Top Public Business Accelerators
● World Top Private Business Accelerators

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.

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About Ingria Business Incubator

The Ingria Business Incubator is a subdivision of the Saint Petersburg Technopark, launched in 2008. Since then, over 600 projects have received assistance in taking their first steps in the market, building a professional team, obtaining investment and finding customers.

The project is being implemented with the support of the Government of St. Petersburg and the Committee for Industrial Policy and Innovations.

About UBI Global

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.
Previous results from UBI Global’s studies have been featured on BBC Radio, The Chicago Tribune, Le Figaro, Der Standard, The Huffington Post, The Irish Times, France 3, and many other media outlets around the world.
About QDB:

Qatar Development Bank offers financial and advisory services to develop and empower Qatari entrepreneurs and innovators to contribute to the diversification of the Qatari economy, through successful small and medium enterprises that are able to compete in global markets.