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The Ecosystem of Belfast Startups

City Ranking
National Ranking
14th
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4
in United Kingdom
Regional Ranking
68th
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14
in Western Europe
Global Ranking
225th
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25
worldwide

top industries
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Fintech
#134 worldwide
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Health
#140 worldwide
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Hardware & IoT
#141 worldwide

notable startups
startup iconSidequest
startup iconBeacon Publishing
startup iconGo Testify

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ecosystem description

The Startup Ecosystem of Belfast is ranked at number 225 globally, and shows a negative momentum decreasing -25 spots since 2021. Belfast also ranks at number 14 in United Kingdom, and 68 in Western Europe.

Belfast is an ideal place to locate for Fintech, Health and Hardware & IoT startups. As the most popular industries in Belfast, there is a sample of 22 Fintech startups in Belfast, 12 Health startups in Belfast, and 7 Hardware & IoT startups in Belfast, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 58 startups in Belfast, no accelerators in Belfast, 1 coworking spaces in Belfast, 1 organizations in Belfast and no leaders in Belfast.

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Sidequest is a community driven app store for virtual reality. Read more
Cloudsmith is a cloud-native DevOps warehouse built on Package Management, that secures, controls and accelerates software delivery. Read more
Almac Discovery is a research driven oncology company. Read more
Locate a Locum is an online platform which connects locum pharmacists to employers. Read more
Neurovalens delivers innovative solutions in the field of neuroscience, bioscience and neurophysiology Read more
DisplayNote transforms presentations for presenters and participants. Use it to present wirelessly with an iPad or Android. Read more
B-Secur represents the next generation of internal biometrics. Read more
BuffaloGrid is removing barriers for internet adoption and connecting the next billion. Read more
Beacon Publishing develops a software which allows users to convert blog posts into eBooks. Read more
Axial3D is 3D printing anatomical models for the healthcare industry. Read more
MOF Technologies is a manufacturer a new class of porous nano-materials known as metal organic frameworks (MOFs), with incredible properties for the storage, separation and capture of gases. Applications include low-pressure fuel storage in natural gas vehicles, carbon capture and hydrocarbon separations. Read more
Komodo Learning is an online mathematics home learning app for children. Read more
Uleska is an application security automation platform. We help security and development teams manage application security at scale. Read more
SeeMeHired is a cloud-based platform to automate much of the recruitment process, including engaging, selecting, and hiring job candidates. Read more
Selazar provide an cloud based supply chain and logistics platform for eCommerce retailers. Read more
NOW Group provides jam platform is a app giving people a discreet way to signal that they need extra time to access services. Read more
ProAxsis specializes in the development of laboratory-based immunoassays and tests for the detection of protease biomarkers of disease. Read more
Go Testify is a player intelligence platform with a suite of tools that enable game developers or publishers to get “inside the heads”. Read more
Budibase is an open-source web app builder, designed for speed and customization. Read more
Niice is an inspiration search engine; a tool to help designers get ideas (kind of like Google Images, but with taste). Millions of designers around the world have the daily task of coming up with ideas on demand, and it’s a difficult, time-intensive and often vague process. Niice is a tool to help them find that spark; to have better ideas, quicker.  Read more
Hurree is a mobile marketing and engagement platform. Read more
glistrr is an event check in system with a primary focus on guest analysis. glistrr allows the event promoter to easily process guest registrations and view detailed event metrics before, during and after the event; providing a series of key data points related to each guest or group of guests. Currently glistrr serves the live music event market, as well as hotels that host a variety of events, across the UK and Ireland. Note: video is of the original beta version of the system. Read more
Kraydel addresses social isolation and maintains independence through TV-video calling and an IoT platform for sensors. Read more
Pitchbooking is the scheduling and payments solution for sports facilities. We enable the public to find, book and pay for facilities, specific to their needs. We also give a full suite of tools for facility managers to better handle their booking processes, Read more
SciLeads is a Information Technology and Services Company. Read more
Performa Sports is a powerful easy to use real-time sports performance analysis iPad application and online platform designed for analysts, coaches, and players to analyse and improve team and individual performances.  The product is designed to enhance the quality of the analysis and accessibility to data and video, while reducing time and costs currently involved in producing performance analysis results, giving you the edge over the competition. The product has been proved to help improve performance by up to 30%.  Read more
Automated Intelligence provides information management software and services. Read more
Bluesona is an innovative tech solutions provider, specialising in products for the motoring industry Read more
BrainWaveBank makes it possible to measure and track brain activity and cognitive performance for anyone, anytime, anywhere. Read more
Péarlaí has the best of Google analytics & Adwords for physical spaces with greater detail, insights and greater benefits. Read more
At Sentireal, we create software and media platforms that turn mobile devices and headsets into smart assistants. Read more
Smart Nano NI develops game-changing advanced prototyping and smart manufacturing methods to deliver new technologies. Read more
SiSaf is a drug delivery company offering topical delivery systems for medical, cosmetic, and skin care applications. Read more
Machine Eye provides an intelligent safety system for agricultural and industrial machinery. Read more
Centre for Advanced Sustainable Energy is a Research institute in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Read more
BOOP is an innovative software education platform for children. Read more
Patchblocks are small programmable synthesiser modules with big potential. Read more
Liopa’s LipRead deciphers speech from lip movements. It uses AI and deep learning for automated lip reading. Read more
A spin-out from Queen’s University Belfast Read more
arc-net is a unique cloud based data company that supports product and brand security and authenticity. Read more
ADFerTech develops innovative solutions for anaerobic digestion (AD) digestate. Read more
Photonic Measurements provide solutions for the measurement of UV254 in all applications within the drinking and waste water treatment. Read more
Bob & Berts is a Independent coffee shop Read more
Belfast Lifestyle Medicine an app for IBS management. Read more
Analytics Engines provides customers with fast and efficient processing of business and application data. Read more
42 Genetics creates a software solution for the creation and storage of DNA genomic data files used in virus and rare disease research. Read more
Xpand offers building analytics and workflow tools designed to manage local and national economic development programs. Read more
Gig Grafter is provides a web and mobile application that enables businesses to efficiently manage and deploy casual. Read more
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Top Cities for Startups in United Kingdom Ranked by StartupBlink

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