Kristiansand boasts 8 startups in our sample database which represents about 2% of Norway’s sampled startups. Kristiansand is the 6th best startup ecosystem in Norway.
Since 2022, Kristiansand lost 791 spots in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index, having now positioned itself as 791st worldwide.
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Kristiansand is ranked within the top 1000 startup ecosystems globally.
Kristiansand’s startups excel particularly in Software and Data where it ranks 494 and in Fintech, and Ecommerce & Retail. Find out more
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On our map, you can explore a total of 4 startups for Software and Data.
Kristiansand boasts 1 startup in Fintech on our map.
Our database contains 1 startup for this industry.
Within Kristiansand there is an increased attraction for entrepreneurs to set up their startups in industries such as Software and Data, Fintech, Ecommerce & Retail. These three industries represent about 75% of the startups represented on the Startup Ecosystem Map of Kristiansand.
Kristiansand is Norway's 6th best startup ecosystem and is ranked 263rd in Western Europe. With a population of <0.1M people, Kristiansand is ranked th in the world. The city boasts some notable startup success stories including KitchenTime.
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