The United Kingdom boasts 83 cities in the top 1000 and has a vibrant startup scene that ranks 2nd within the competitive global top 10.
The United Kingdom’s startup scene remains stable in 2022 on the 2nd position, having gained 25 more cities in the global top 1000.
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The United Kingdom is ranked within the top 10 startup ecosystems globally.
The United Kingdom’s startup scene is best represented in Ecommerce & Retail, Energy & Environment, and in and Fintech.
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On our map, you can explore a total of 2141 startups for Ecommerce & Retail.
In Western Europe, The United Kingdom's Energy & Environment is in top 2. The United Kingdom has a concentration of about 1099 of the region's total Energy & Environment startups that are represented on our map.
The United Kingdom's Fintech is ranked 2nd in the world. Our database contains 822 for this industry.
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