Galway Startup Ecosystem

Galway Startup Ecosystem

Click here to view Galway’s Startup Map

Introduction to Galway Startup Ecosystem

To set the scene for Galway’s vibrant startup ecosystem, one needs to appreciate Galway’s geographic, cultural and business landscape. Galway is located in the West of Ireland, approximately a two-hour drive (200 km) from the capital, Dublin. The population in the greater Galway hinterland exceeds 250,000 people, making it the island of Ireland’s fourth largest centre of population after Dublin, Belfast and Cork. For many Irish and international visitors, Galway is synonymous with the Galway Horse Races. Continue reading Galway Startup Ecosystem

Chad Startup Ecosystem

Chad's Startup Ecosystem Report
Click here to view Chad’s Startup Map

Introduction to the Chad Startup Ecosystem

The entrepreneurial ecosystem in Chad is still developing. It lacks information and data. It is confronted with  several challenges such as lack of organization such as a national agency of information, counseling, financial assistance, judicial, and administrative. Also, the taxes are high, and there is no exoneration from corporate tax (IS) for newly created companies. The microfinance sector is not noticeable. However, since the last three years we have noticed a certain enthusiasm in the youth regarding entrepreneurship, as they understand its necessity given the current socioeconomic crisis in the country. This is confirmed by Chad Talent Forum in 2015, which saw the participation of several entrepreneurs with original ideas. Continue reading Chad Startup Ecosystem

Cyprus Startup Ecosystem

Cyprus Startup Ecosystem

Click here to view Cyprus’s Startup Map.

Introduction to the Cyprus Startup Ecosystem

Cyprus is the third largest island in the Mediterranean at the south eastern end of Europe right at the crux of the busy shipping and air routes linking 3 continents, Europe, Africa and Asia with a population just about 1 million people. The island with a rich history going back more than 10.000 years, has developed from a Stone Age settlement into a modern and thriving European Union member state with a host of opportunities and prospects for economic growth and prosperity boasting an ideal investment gateway to the European Union and a portal for investment outside the EU, particularly into the Middle East, India and China. Continue reading Cyprus Startup Ecosystem

Rennes Startup Ecosystem

Rennes Startup Ecosystem

Click here to view Rennes’s Statup Map


Rennes is the capital of Brittany, the most western part of France. Rennes Metropole (the intercommunal structure) gathers 43 communes that share infrastructure such as the transportation network (bus and metro). It represents 420 000 inhabitants. Rennes has a huge population of students (approximately 60 000) thanks to its renowned Schools of Engineers (INSA, Telecom Bretagne, Epitech, Supinfo, etc.), its Business School and its 2 main Faculties: Rennes 1 (25 k students every year following STEM) and Rennes 2 (20 k students every year in the Social and Human Sciences degree). There is also a School of Fine Arts. Continue reading Rennes Startup Ecosystem


Belarus Startup Ecosystem Report

Click here to view Belarus’s Startup Map


Belarus startup scene has changed significantly in the past few years. The ecosystem in the country has been fortunate to be able to skip some development phases, partially modeling itself on more established startup hubs to develop quickly. There were and still are ongoing number of positive and dynamic developments in the ecosystem, including emergence of new coworking spaces, startup education programs and an increasing number of startup events. Continue reading BELARUS STARTUP ECOSYSTEM

The global startup map