Discover the World’s Best Startup Ecosystems

StartupBlink is the world’s most comprehensive startup ecosystem map and research center, working to uncover the momentum of startup ecosystems globally and to accelerate their growth.

Global Startup Ecosystem Index

Explore the Global Startup Ecosystem Map

The Global Startup Ecosystem map is a crowdsourced community resource with tens of thousands of registered startups, coworking spaces, and accelerators. 

Reports generated from the StartupBlink global startup ecosystem map provide entrepreneurs, investors, and other research-focused stakeholders with the ability to find the ecosystem that matches their circumstances, whether that means helping an entrepreneur relocate their startup to an ecosystem where they are most likely to succeed or providing data to an investor looking to make better-informed business decisions.

The Global Startup Ecosystem map is a crowdsourced community resource where entrepreneurs can add startups to the map for free. The map provides a visual database of a sample of the global startup ecosystem and is supported by our data partners, such as Crunchbase, SEMRush, and Meetup.

Startupblink works closely on the development of startup ecosystems with our clients, such as the UNAIDS, the WorldBank Group, and more than 70 economic development corporations, municipalities, and global organizations. StartupBlink provides these organizations with mapping tools, promotion activities, and policy advising. Read more here about StartupBlink Ecosystem partnerships.

StartupBlink hosts a large global community of entrepreneurs and ecosystem stakeholders, including dozens of meetup communities. Our weekly newsletter delivers the latest insights and trends on startup ecosystems around the world, and we host webinars on startup ecosystem development, strategies, and tactics for startups. Register here for our flagship event, the quarterly Startup Ecosystem Summit.

Our data on more than 1000 cities and 100 countries across the world, coupled with the results of our ranking research, are published in the annual Startup Ecosystem Report. Our report and ranking tables are viewed by hundreds of thousands of readers and published by thousands of magazines and press outlets globally. Take a look here at the StartupBlink Press page.

StartupBlink Pro offers a comprehensive understanding of local and global startup ecosystems. Pro users are able to:

  • Browse startups by Industry, sub-industry, and filter with more than 500 tags
  • Apply filters across more than 500 categories
  • View by Unicorns (startups now worth over 1 billion Dollars)
  • View by Pantheons (specific companies that have a special legacy or story that influences their startup ecosystem positively)
  • Download the Raw data behind the StartupBlink report and rankings
  • Receive a detailed analysis of their startup ecosystem
And much more! Explore the StartupBlink pro account

StartupBlink also deploys white-labeled Startup Portals providing customized research and startup maps that focus on reporting, mapping, and ranking services for organizations interested in a specific vertical, like fintech, healthtech, and e-commerce. Find out more here

Feel free to contact us with any thoughts you may have. If you don’t see your startup on the StartupBlink map, simply click the “Add” button after you register and add yourself to the movement!

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Featured Ecosystem Portals

Taiwan
One of the leading Hardware and IoT hubs in the world wth high-tech R&D capacity and highly-trained professionals
Regional Ranking
4th
in East Asia
Global Ranking
25th
worldwide
Population
23.9
million
Top Industries
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Somalia
An inspiring ecosystem that is steadily due to its growing use of digital technologies, rapid urbanization and planned investments
Regional Ranking
4th
in Eastern Africa
Global Ranking
98th
worldwide
Population
16.8
million
Top Industries
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Singapore
A growing regional and global startup leader
Regional Ranking
1st
in South East Asia
Global Ranking
7th
worldwide
Population
5.9
million
Top Industries
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Bogota, Colombia
A vibrant and strong startup hub attracting international recognition and investment
National Ranking
1st
in Colombia
Regional Ranking
4th
in South America
Global Ranking
70th
worldwide
Top Industries
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Seoul, South Korea
A leading regional startup hub owing its succes to the creative and innovative spirit of its people
National Ranking
1st
in South Korea
Regional Ranking
5th
in East Asia
Global Ranking
25th
worldwide
Top Industries
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Tokyo, Japan
An innovative city with a global startup ecosystem
National Ranking
1st
in Japan
Regional Ranking
3rd
in East Asia
Global Ranking
15th
worldwide
Top Industries
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Sunshine Coast, Australia
One of the fastest growing ecosystems in Asutralia
National Ranking
6th
in Australia
Regional Ranking
8th
in Australia and Oceania
Global Ranking
243rd
worldwide
Top Industries
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Kyoto, Japan
The "Start-up Capital" of Japan
National Ranking
3rd
in Japan
Regional Ranking
16th
in East Asia
Global Ranking
182nd
worldwide
Top Industries
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Cali, Colombia
The main city and economic hub of Colombia’s Pacific Coast in the Valle de Cauca region
National Ranking
3rd
in Colombia
Regional Ranking
13th
in South America
Global Ranking
293rd
worldwide
Top Industries
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Kingston, Canada
A growing startup ecosystem owing to its workforce and industries.
National Ranking
9th
in Canada
Regional Ranking
70th
in North America
Global Ranking
183rd
worldwide
Top Industries
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Yokneam, Israel
National Ranking
4th
in Israel
Regional Ranking
8th
in Middle East
Global Ranking
308th
worldwide
Top Industries
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Best Cities for Startups

StartupBlink ranks the startup ecosystems of 100 countries and 1,000 cities. Download our latest Global Ecosystem Report.
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Global Rank & ChangeCity
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Total ScoreQuantity ScoreQuality ScoreBusiness Score
1st
0
550.269
36.19
510.42
3.66
2nd
0
217.002
18.34
195.00
3.66
3rd
+
2
125.637
21.67
100.17
3.79
4th
0
113.855
14.68
95.52
3.66
5th
+
1
108.050
8.66
95.73
3.66
6th
-
3
102.695
7.11
92.93
2.65
7th
0
70.617
5.10
62.87
2.65
8th
+
2
63.282
6.64
54.19
2.46
9th
-
1
54.890
5.26
46.48
3.15
10th
+
1
52.877
7.58
41.89
3.40
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