Montreal boasts 441 startups in our sample database which represents about 11% of Canada’s sampled startups. Montreal is the 3rd best startup ecosystem in Canada.
In 2022, the startup scene of Montreal shows much promise after advancing in the Global Ecosystem Index by 1 spot.
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Montreal is ranked within the top 50 startup ecosystems globally.
Montreal’s startups excel particularly in Foodtech where it ranks 32 and in Ecommerce & Retail, and Energy & Environment. Find out more
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On our map, you can explore a total of 154 startups for Foodtech.
In North America, Montreal's Ecommerce & Retail is in top 36. Montreal has a concentration of about 0% of the country's total Ecommerce & Retail startups that are represented on our map.
Energy & Environment is ranked 37th in the world. Our database contains 49 startups for this industry.
Within Montreal there is an increased attraction for entrepreneurs to set up their startups in industries such as Foodtech, Ecommerce & Retail, Energy & Environment. These three industries represent about 57% of the startups represented on the Startup Ecosystem Map of Montreal.
Montreal is Canada's 3rd best startup ecosystem and is ranked 20th in North America. With a population of 0.1M - 0.5M people, Montreal is ranked th in the world. The city boasts some notable startup success stories including Unsplash.
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