Izmir boasts 31 startups in our sample database which represents about 6% of Turkey’s sampled startups. Izmir is the 3rd best startup ecosystem in Turkey.
While Izmir decreased by 25 spots in its global rank in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index of 2022, its ranking in Turkey remained stable at 3 nationally since 2021.
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Izmir is ranked within the top 500 startup ecosystems globally.
Izmir’s startups excel particularly in Energy & Environment where it ranks 149 and in Hardware & IoT, and Software and Data. Find out more
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On our map, you can explore a total of 11 startups for Energy & Environment.
In Eastern Europe, Izmir's Hardware & IoT is in top 226. Izmir has a concentration of about 0% of the country's total Hardware & IoT startups that are represented on our map.
Software and Data is ranked 296th in the world. Our database contains 6 startups for this industry.
Within Izmir there is an increased attraction for entrepreneurs to set up their startups in industries such as Energy & Environment, Hardware & IoT, Software and Data. These three industries represent about 77% of the startups represented on the Startup Ecosystem Map of Izmir.
Izmir is Turkey's 3rd best startup ecosystem and is ranked 29th in Eastern Europe. With a population of 5M - 10M people, Izmir is ranked th in the world. The city boasts some notable startup success stories including KolayOto.
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