Palermo boasts 8 startups in our sample database which represents about 1% of Italy’s sampled startups. Palermo is the 18th best startup ecosystem in Italy.
Since 2022, Palermo lost 96 spots in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index, having now positioned itself as 724th worldwide.
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Palermo is ranked within the top 1000 startup ecosystems globally.
Palermo’s startups excel particularly in Software and Data where it ranks 588 and in Ecommerce & Retail, and Hardware & IoT. Find out more
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On our map, you can explore a total of 3 startups for Software and Data.
Palermo boasts 1 startup in Ecommerce & Retail on our map.
Our database contains 1 startup for this industry.
Within Palermo there is an increased attraction for entrepreneurs to set up their startups in industries such as Software and Data, Ecommerce & Retail, Hardware & IoT. These three industries represent about 63% of the startups represented on the Startup Ecosystem Map of Palermo.
Palermo is Italy's 18th best startup ecosystem and is ranked 237th in Western Europe. With a population of 1M - 2M people, Palermo is ranked th in the world. The city boasts some notable startup success stories including Plurima.
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