Founded in 2004, Guidewire Group, Inc. provides startups, their supporters, and those who do business with them with the tools, data, networks and programs they need to discover, monitor, benchmark, compare, and promote early-stage companies. Steeped in thousands of conversations with innovative startup companies and backed by the National Science Foundation, they are working to deliver at scale the highest-quality services to drive innovation and entrepreneurship in the 21st Century.At the center of Guidewire Group's practice is the discipline of measurement and benchmarking startup performance. Their proprietary G/SCORE ™ assessment methodology identifies key opportunities for business optimization, and their Studio G mentorship programs connect entrepreneurs with the resources they need to drive value into their businesses. Their global perspective means entrepreneurs can leverage expertise across an international network of entrepreneurs, mentors, partners, customers, and service professionals, while growing strong businesses in their local communities. This integrated and global approach to measure, benchmark, mentor, and connect entrepreneurs is the leverage that is missing in today's startup ecosystem.