Busan boasts 8 startups in our sample database which represents about 1% of South Korea’s sampled startups. Busan is the 2nd best startup ecosystem in South Korea.
While Busan decreased by 45 spots in its global rank in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index of 2022, its ranking in South Korea remained stable at 2 nationally since 2021.
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Busan is ranked within the top 300 startup ecosystems globally.
Busan’s startups excel particularly in Software and Data and in Health, and Transportation. Find out more
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On our map, you can explore a total of 2 startups for Software and Data.
Busan boasts 1 startup in Health on our map.
Our database contains 1 startup for this industry.
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