We are CompassList

Your Local Guide to the World's Most Innovative Startups

We offer valuable, accurate and in-depth information about innovative technology startups in the world’s fastest-growing ecosystems. Through our articles and database, readers also gain a bigger picture of each ecosystem: its local market, business environment, society and culture.

In facilitating knowledge-sharing and connecting key players across the globe, we seek to spur cross-border investments, partnerships and growth.

What Makes Us Different?

CompassList combines the best of tech startup writing and research – with valuable local insights. Our team of writers and researchers from the different ecosystems strive together to produce the best results.


We believe the best decisions start with the data you access. Hence we analyze markets and emerging trends to bring you the startups that you should know, whether in Shanghai, Jakarta or Lisbon.

Local Knowledge

We are an international community with strategic relationships to facilitate exchanges between startups and investors, startups and their foreign peers.

Partnerships Network

We are a team of experienced, passionate tech and business researchers and writers, with deep, on-the-ground knowledge of every ecosystem in our network.

Why CompassList?

Our partners and subscribers choose us as their trusted source of startup business intelligence because of our thorough and informed approach to research and analysis, our support for entrepreneurs, and our forward-looking insights on major trends. We are an experienced team and community of dedicated contributors from the East and West.

Why wait any longer?

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