Category Archives: Central Europe

Munich: The Place to be in Europe

StartupBlink has launched the Startup Ecosystem Ranking Report 2019 that now ranks 1,000 cities and 100 countries worldwide and is available for download here.

When you picture Munich, you automatically think about mountains, Oktoberfest and cars. But there is so much more to the capital of Bavaria, the southeastern region of Germany. Did you know that Munich is also home to one of Europe’s strongest startup and innovation ecosystems in Europe? That Munich is actually Europe’s biggest ICT hub? No? Then read this!

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Barcelona: A truly business-friendly place

StartupBlink has launched the Startup Ecosystem Ranking Report 2019 that now ranks 1,000 cities and 100 countries worldwide and is available for download here.

Barcelona is Southern Europe’s most dynamic startup ecosystem, being home to over 1,300 startups that mostly develop their activity in the fields of Industry 4.0 (17%), life sciences (13%) and mobile & software technologies (11%), being e-commerce & marketplace the main business model (45% of Catalan startups).

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Top Ranked Startup Ecosystem Countries in 2019

Startup ecosystems can be found in a wide range of locations, and the number of such hubs is increasing faster than ever before. We are always trying to keep readers updated on the newest trends, and this time we present the top-rated startup ecosystem countries for 2019.

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Top ranked startup ecosystem cities in 2019

Startup ecosystems are evolving globally. In this article, we bring you the top startup hubs divided as per their regions. These rankings are quite dynamic since startup ecosystems are continuously changing.

For this article, we have mainly relied on the StartupBlink Ecosystem Ranking Report which ranks over 1000 cities and 100 countries across the world according to their startup ecosystem. This is based on an algorithm that runs on tens of thousands of data points and takes into account the quantity of startup ecosystem entities (startups, coworking, accelerators, etc.), the quality of those entities, and comprehensive business environments. Other factors considered include ease of doing business and startup-friendly government policy.
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BRATISLAVA STARTUP ECOSYSTEM

Bratislava Startup Ecosystem

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Introduction to Bratislava startup ecosystem

Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, is the youngest metropolis in Europe. It is situated on the banks of River Danube. Bratislava borders both Austria and Hungary, leading to a unique, beneficial position. In StartupBlink’s 2019 report, Bratislava ranked 1st in Slovakia and 118th globally.

Startups have many possibilities in Bratislava, from a huge variety of co-working spaces to investors. Andrej Kiska, the President of Slovakia, supports new enterprises and startups. Having a president with an economic and entrepreneurial background is pretty advantageous.   Continue reading BRATISLAVA STARTUP ECOSYSTEM