the GEI index, a breakthrough advance in measuring the quality and dynamics of entrepreneurship ecosystems at a national, regional and local level. The GEI index methodology, has been validated in rigorous academic peer reviews and has been widely reported in media, including in The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times and Forbes.
Saudi Arabia ranked 45 globally, and 8 regionally.
A fundamental step to building an entrepreneurial ecosystem is to assess the existing situation. As such, the purpose of this research is to analyze the different domains of Saudi Arabia’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. This also entails identifying and examining the stakeholders whose contributions are critical to the success of the entrepreneurial community in Saudi Arabia