Cambridge boasts 169 startups in our sample database which represents about 2% of The United Kingdom’s sampled startups. Cambridge is the 3rd best startup ecosystem in The United Kingdom.
In 2022, the startup scene of Cambridge developed considerably and increased in the Global Ecosystem Index by 13 spots.
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Cambridge is ranked within the top 100 startup ecosystems globally.
Cambridge’s startups excel particularly in Health where it ranks 26 and in Fintech, and Energy & Environment. Find out more
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On our map, you can explore a total of 63 startups for Health.
In Western Europe, Cambridge's Fintech is in top 38. Cambridge has a concentration of about 0% of the country's total Fintech startups that are represented on our map.
Energy & Environment is ranked 53rd in the world. Our database contains 16 startups for this industry.
Within Cambridge there is an increased attraction for entrepreneurs to set up their startups in industries such as Health, Fintech, Energy & Environment. These three industries represent about 76% of the startups represented on the Startup Ecosystem Map of Cambridge.
Cambridge is The United Kingdom's 3rd best startup ecosystem and is ranked 14th in Western Europe. With a population of 0.1M - 0.5M people, Cambridge is ranked th in the world. The city boasts some notable startup success stories including Patients Know Best and its startup ecosystem infrastructure is strengthened by organizations such as AstraZeneca and NGIN Workplace.
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