Background: The Innovation Cities™ Index was established 2007 by innovation agency 2thinknow, and has grown to the world's longest running city ranking for innovation. Reported in major news sources such as the Boston Globe, Seattle Times, Reuters, Huffington Post, New York Times, Fox, Forbes, China Daily, The Age, Financial Post and International Newspapers in over 100 languages.
The index is based on 10+ years of data analysis, data science and advanced data modelling techniques.
Helping Journalists Create
In addition to the annual Innovation Cities™ Index can provide resources to journalists looking for story ideas on technology, innovation and city economic development. See some stories below!
With enough notice (given our commercial operating requirements) 2thinknow data division, also provide data for stories to select publishers and journalists. Including other rankings or indexes.
All Years' Indexes
Register (to the left) for embargoed releases on future indexes. Excel files of rankings are available to journalists, for global indexes that can be published by country (e.g. USA) or by region (Latin America, Europe) or as you need.
Special City Indexes - 2thinknow provided data for 25 most high-tech cities in the world!
With over 10 million unique engagements, and with a lot of clicks, tweets and page views, 2thinknow provided the data and Chris Weller from Tech Insider (Business Insider masthead) the story! With a few weeks we compiled a great story in 2016 and 2017 that helped the publisher achieve online engagement and assisted Chris, as journalist provide readers new and engaging content. This was picked up by every major media