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The Ecosystem of Ghent Startups

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National Ranking
2nd
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in Belgium
Regional Ranking
38th
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3
in Western Europe
Global Ranking
149th
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9
worldwide

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Health
#42 worldwide
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Hardware & IoT
#110 worldwide
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Marketing & Sales
#118 worldwide

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The Startup Ecosystem of Ghent is ranked at number 149 globally, and shows a positive momentum increasing 9 spots since 2021. Ghent also ranks at number 2 in Belgium, and 38 in Western Europe.

Ghent is an ideal place to locate for Health, Hardware & IoT and Marketing & Sales startups. As the most popular industries in Ghent, there is a sample of 49 Health startups in Ghent, 17 Hardware & IoT startups in Ghent, and 12 Marketing & Sales startups in Ghent, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 120 startups in Ghent, 5 accelerators in Ghent, 4 coworking spaces in Ghent, 5 organizations in Ghent and no leaders in Ghent.

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The Showpad sales engagement technology integrates industry-leading training and coaching software with innovative content solutions to help your team beat quota every quarter. Showpad’s all-in-one platform gives sellers and managers the content, knowledge, skills and insights they need to be successful in an engaging unified experience. Read more
CRM, project management and invoicing in one simple tool. Helping SMEs work smarter. Read more
The cloud platform accountants need for success today and tomorrow Real-time data. Automated compliance reporting. Great collaboration. And the tools you need to create new revenue from advisory services. Read more
Cloudalize offers unmatched and personalised cloud solutions for enterprise and education. Read more
Keep up with your neighbourhood The social network for your neighbourhood. Used by more than 500.000 households. Read more
Track your equipment, anywhere anytime. Read more
AI-based Strategic Workforce Planning Read more
Biotalys is a green biotech company that employs its proprietary Agrobody technology platform to develop crop protection products. Read more
Most advanced Visual comfort engineered for 2.2 billion people with aging eyesight. Read more
On our platform we connect investors with entrepreneurs. Read more
Indigo Diabetes is a medtech company that develops a multi-biomarker sensor for people with diabetes. Read more
APPLIED NATURE FOR BETTER AGRICULTURE Read more
Oqton is an end-to-end production platform that tightly connects manufacturing software and hardware Read more
Work from home/anywhere, on any device, WITHOUT VPN! Read more
Business File Sharing & Synchronization software that allows your professional customers to edit, share, synchronize and secure files from anywhere – online and offline! Read more
Pozyx develops a hardware/software platform for accurate indoor localization. Read more
WeGroup is a Belgian InsurTech startup that helps insurance providers all over the world to better connect with their digital customers. Read more
Foodpairing is a company that offers visitors a food-creation platform via advanced intelligence systems. Read more
The NextGen SaaS Ticketing Platform. A unified solution that accelerates time to value & innovation while reducing cost & offering a 100% White Label solution. Read more
Create your explainer videos, promo videos, video tutorials or training videos with Moovly’s online video editor and customizable templates. Read more
Transform Data Into Knowledge. DISQOVER delivers actionable insights by creating data literacy and search accuracy. Read more
Data-driven real estate marketplace Read more
Hello Customer is the end-to-end customer feedback platform that helps you meet customer expectations, by knowing exactly what processes, performance or product to optimize. Read more
Influencer Marketing Management. Where technology meets service for influencers, creators, brands and agencies Read more
End-to-end asset tracking solution for efficient supply chain and logistics management Read more
PieSync automatically synchronizes your Highrise data with every Google Apps user on your domain. It check for updates every 2 minutes. This means your colleague can enter customer information at home and you have it on your smartphone within 5 minutes. Customer calls you? You instantly know who it is with caller id. It will save you valuable time and frustration and it works so easily you will just forget it is there (until it's not). Read more
Melahero is a smart foodtech platform that makes healthy, tasty food simple again. Read more
StoryChief.io is an Editorial Software for B2B Content Marketing and Editorial teams who want to collaborate better on rich articles and want to seed multi-channel in seconds. Read more
The fastest contract drafting experience ever made Read more
Co-libry is the bird they all know because he is the only one of its kind . Read more
OWS is a Belgian private company that specializes in the construction and operation of anaerobic digestion plants. Read more
Invibes is an international tech company and focuses on in-feed advertisement. Read more
A cross-border digital platform of solutions that automates and streamlines complex onboarding end-to-end continuous compliance in insurance and banking. Read more
SIMPLE TOOLS FOR GREAT DELIVERIES Organize your routes, monitor delivery operations and offer superior customer experience with Dropon’s Delivery Management Platform Read more
We are an innovative global healthcare company. Our teams across the world strive to transform the practice of medicine, turning the impossible into the possible for patients. We provide potentially life-changing treatments and the protection of life-saving vaccines and affordable access to our medicines in some of the world’s poorest countries. Read more
At argenx, we’ve created an antibody innovation ecosystem where pioneering scientists and antibody engineers work side-by-side to accelerate the discovery of novel targets, disease pathways and differentiated therapeutic antibodies. Read more
Allows to give employees more ownership over their growth and career, which translates into better engagement, happiness, and retentio Read more
Unlock creativity through cloud-based collaboration and save time with task-oriented automation Read more
Contribute easily and safely for a group gift together with your colleagues, family or friends Read more
Offers companies a simple and efficient way to negotiate online Sepa Direct Read more
E-invoice platform for accountants and entrepreneurs Read more
Effortless HR administration your team can be proud of In every growing organisation HR tasks take up a lot of precious time. Officient gives you transparency and so much more. Read more
team.blue is a leading digital enabler for companies and entrepreneurs. The group was created by merging Combell Group, TransIP Group and Register Group in 2019. Read more
Schedule, Meet, Win More than just appointment software. Pexip Engage helps in making client-facing advisors available, by offering a frictionless scheduling & video experience. Read more
Bizzy makes reliable business information easily accessible. We have direct access to best-in-class information sources and compile everything in our intuitive and easy-to-use platform. Bizzy gives you direct access to everything you want to know and keeps you up to date on all the relevant changes about people and companies you are interested in. Read more
We create digital products that make people happy and businesses grow Read more
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Top Cities for Startups in Belgium Ranked by StartupBlink

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5.77
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0.56
1.89
2.72
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18
2.902
0.35
0.33
2.22
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1.678
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0.25
1.28
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1.302
0.03
0.27
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1.159
0.09
0.18
0.89
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0.587
0.03
0.11
0.45
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257
0.517
0.04
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0.40
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55
0.507
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0.07
0.39
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0.296
0.03
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