Dublin boasts 408 startups in our sample database which represents about 69% of Ireland’s sampled startups. Dublin is the highest-ranked startup ecosystem in Ireland.
In 2022, the startup scene of Dublin shows much promise after advancing in the Global Ecosystem Index by 5 spots.
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Dublin is ranked within the top 50 startup ecosystems globally.
Dublin’s startups excel particularly in Energy & Environment where it ranks 11 and in Health, and Software and Data. Find out more
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On our map, you can explore a total of 118 startups for Energy & Environment.
In Western Europe, Dublin's Health is in top 20. Dublin has a concentration of about 0% of the country's total Health startups that are represented on our map.
Software and Data is ranked 44th in the world. Our database contains 59 startups for this industry.
Within Dublin there is an increased attraction for entrepreneurs to set up their startups in industries such as Energy & Environment, Health, Software and Data. These three industries represent about 59% of the startups represented on the Startup Ecosystem Map of Dublin.
Dublin is Ireland's 1st best startup ecosystem and is ranked 8th in Western Europe. With a population of 1M - 2M people, Dublin is ranked th in the world. The city boasts some notable startup success stories including Fenergo.
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