The Startup Ecosystem of New Zealand

New Zealand boasts 8 cities in the top 1000 and is one of the leading startup hubs in Australia and Oceania.

COUNTRY RANKING

New Zealand’s startup scene saw an increase in 2022 and jumped 3 spots from the previous year, outranking Italy.

Population

5.2
Million

Regional Ranking

2nd
0
In Australia and Oceania

Global Ranking

30th
+
3
Worldwide
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The Startup Ecosystem in New Zealand

In 2022, New Zealand register a rise in Foodtech startups. Some of the most notable success stories in this industry are those of , Soul Machines.

Global Rank

New Zealand is ranked within the top 40 startup ecosystems globally.

Top Industries

New Zealand’s startup scene is best represented in Foodtech, Transportation, and in Software and and Data.

Top Cities for Startups in New Zealand - Ranked by StartupBlink
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2022 National Rank & Change ▲
2022 National Rank & Change City
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Global Rank & ChangeTotal ScoreQuantity ScoreQuality ScoreBusiness Score
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0
112th
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7
6.443
0.85
2.00
3.59
2nd
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1
228th
+
168
3.478
0.12
0.64
2.72
3rd
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1
268th
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15
2.572
0.30
0.26
2.01
4th
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578th
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0.536
0.04
0.08
0.42
5th
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607th
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0.491
0.05
0.06
0.38
6th
new
818th
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0.255
0.03
0.02
0.20
7th
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823rd
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0.251
0.02
0.04
0.20
8th
new
873rd
new
0.214
0.02
0.03
0.17
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Startups

Notable Startups in New Zealand
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Soul Machines
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Hnry
CricHQ startup icon
CricHQ

Startups

Successful Foodtech startups in New Zealand
Stolen Rum startup icon
Stolen Rum
Rockit Apples startup icon
Rockit Apples
Invivo Wines startup icon
Invivo Wines

Startups

Startups Ranking by Industry

Foodtech icon
Foodtech
#17 worldwide

On our map, you can explore a total of 80 startups for Foodtech.

Transportation icon
Transportation
#19 worldwide

In Australia and Oceania, New Zealand's Transportation is in top 19. New Zealand has a concentration of about 25 of the region's total Transportation startups that are represented on our map.

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Software and Data
#25 worldwide

New Zealand's Software and Data is ranked 25th in the world. Our database contains 21 for this industry.

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