Copenhagen boasts 398 startups in our sample database which represents about 69% of Denmark’s sampled startups. Copenhagen is the highest-ranked startup ecosystem in Denmark.
In 2022, the startup scene of Copenhagen developed considerably and increased in the Global Ecosystem Index by 8 spots.
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Copenhagen is ranked within the top 100 startup ecosystems globally.
Copenhagen’s startups excel particularly in Hardware & IoT where it ranks 24 and in Marketing & Sales, and Social & Leisure. Find out more
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On our map, you can explore a total of 140 startups for Hardware & IoT.
In Western Europe, Copenhagen's Marketing & Sales is in top 49. Copenhagen has a concentration of about 0% of the country's total Marketing & Sales startups that are represented on our map.
Social & Leisure is ranked 50th in the world. Our database contains 35 startups for this industry.
Within Copenhagen there is an increased attraction for entrepreneurs to set up their startups in industries such as Hardware & IoT, Marketing & Sales, Social & Leisure. These three industries represent about 54% of the startups represented on the Startup Ecosystem Map of Copenhagen.
Copenhagen is Denmark's 1st best startup ecosystem and is ranked 11th in Western Europe. With a population of 1M - 2M people, Copenhagen is ranked th in the world. The city boasts some notable startup success stories including Veo.
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