Home to 12% of Cyprus’s startups, Paphos boasts a vibrant startup ecosystem that is ranked 848 in the world.
While Paphos decreased by 255 spots in its global rank in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index of 2022, its ranking in Cyprus remained stable at 3 nationally since 2021.
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Paphos is ranked within the top 1000 startup ecosystems globally.
Paphos’s startups excel particularly in Software and Data where it ranks 501 and in Social & Leisure, 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.
Paphos boasts 1 startup in Social & Leisure on our map.
Our database contains 1 startup for this industry.
Within Paphos there is an increased attraction for entrepreneurs to set up their startups in industries such as Software and Data, Social & Leisure, Ecommerce & Retail. These three industries represent about 86% of the startups represented on the Startup Ecosystem Map of Paphos.
Paphos is Cyprus' 3rd best startup ecosystem and is ranked 293rd in Western Europe. With a population of <0.1M people, Paphos is ranked th in the world. The city boasts some notable startup success stories including plug&paid.
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