Rio de Janeiro boasts 108 startups in our sample database which represents about 9% of Brazil’s sampled startups. Rio de Janeiro is the 3rd best startup ecosystem in Brazil.
While Rio de Janeiro decreased by 32 spots in its global rank in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index of 2022, its ranking in Brazil remained stable at 3 nationally since 2021.
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Rio de Janeiro is ranked within the top 200 startup ecosystems globally.
Rio de Janeiro’s startups excel particularly in Education where it ranks 83 and in Social & Leisure, and Foodtech. Find out more
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On our map, you can explore a total of 22 startups for Education.
In South America, Rio de Janeiro's Social & Leisure is in top 92. Rio de Janeiro has a concentration of about 0% of the country's total Social & Leisure startups that are represented on our map.
Foodtech is ranked 123rd in the world. Our database contains 16 startups for this industry.
Within Rio de Janeiro there is an increased attraction for entrepreneurs to set up their startups in industries such as Education, Social & Leisure, Foodtech. These three industries represent about 51% of the startups represented on the Startup Ecosystem Map of Rio de Janeiro.
Rio de Janeiro is Brazil's 3rd best startup ecosystem and is ranked 7th in South America. With a population of undefined, Rio de Janeiro is ranked th in the world. The city boasts some notable startup success stories including Hotel Urbano.
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