Home to 39% of Cyprus’s startups, Nicosia boasts a vibrant startup ecosystem that is ranked 402 in the world.
In 2022, the startup scene of Nicosia shows much promise after advancing in the Global Ecosystem Index by 12 spots.
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Nicosia is ranked within the top 500 startup ecosystems globally.
Nicosia’s startups excel particularly in Fintech where it ranks 202 and in Social & Leisure, and Software and Data. Find out more
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On our map, you can explore a total of 10 startups for Fintech.
In Western Europe, Nicosia's Social & Leisure is in top 281. Nicosia has a concentration of about 0% of the country's total Social & Leisure startups that are represented on our map.
Software and Data is ranked 341st in the world. Our database contains 4 startups for this industry.
Within Nicosia there is an increased attraction for entrepreneurs to set up their startups in industries such as Fintech, Social & Leisure, Software and Data. These three industries represent about 83% of the startups represented on the Startup Ecosystem Map of Nicosia.
Nicosia is Cyprus' 2nd best startup ecosystem and is ranked 127th in Western Europe. With a population of 0.1M - 0.5M people, Nicosia is ranked th in the world. The city boasts some notable startup success stories including CAPEX.com.
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