Qingdao boasts 28 startups in our sample database which represents about 1% of China’s sampled startups. Qingdao is the 13th best startup ecosystem in China.
In 2022, the startup scene of Qingdao developed considerably and increased in the Global Ecosystem Index by 89 spots.
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Qingdao is ranked within the top 300 startup ecosystems globally.
Qingdao’s startups excel particularly in Hardware & IoT where it ranks 159 and in Ecommerce & Retail, and Software and Data. Find out more
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On our map, you can explore a total of 11 startups for Hardware & IoT.
In East Asia, Qingdao's Ecommerce & Retail is in top 296. Qingdao has a concentration of about 0% of the country's total Ecommerce & Retail startups that are represented on our map.
Software and Data is ranked 427th in the world. Our database contains 4 startups for this industry.
Within Qingdao there is an increased attraction for entrepreneurs to set up their startups in industries such as Hardware & IoT, Ecommerce & Retail, Software and Data. These three industries represent about 75% of the startups represented on the Startup Ecosystem Map of Qingdao.
Qingdao is China's 13th best startup ecosystem and is ranked 19th in East Asia. With a population of 5M - 10M people, Qingdao is ranked th in the world. The city boasts some notable startup success stories including Yeelight.
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