Belgium boasts 12 cities in the top 1000 and has a vibrant startup scene that ranks 22nd within the competitive global top 30.
Belgium’s startup scene saw an increase in 2022 and jumped 1 spots from the previous year, outranking Austria.
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Belgium is ranked within the top 30 startup ecosystems globally.
Belgium’s startup scene is best represented in Marketing & Sales, Health, and in Social & and Leisure.
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On our map, you can explore a total of 205 startups for Marketing & Sales.
In Western Europe, Belgium's Health is in top 19. Belgium has a concentration of about 78 of the region's total Health startups that are represented on our map.
Belgium's Social & Leisure is ranked 19th in the world. Our database contains 46 for this industry.
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