The Startup Ecosystem of San Juan

Home to 84% of Puerto Rico’s startups, San Juan has a vibrant startup ecosystem that is ranked 317 in the world.


In 2023, the startup scene of San Juan shows much promise after advancing in the Global Ecosystem Index by 16 spots.

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The Startup Ecosystem in San Juan

Startups in San Juan excel in Energy & Environment, Ecommerce & Retail, and and Foodtech. There are some notable success stories contributing to the city’s growing Energy & Environment industry. One of the most promising startups in San Juan in 2023 is FV Bank, PRoduce!, and PolySwarm.

Global Rank

San Juan is ranked within the top 400 startup ecosystems globally.

Top Industries

San Juan’s startups excel particularly in Energy & Environment where it ranks 110 and in Ecommerce & Retail, and Foodtech. Find out more

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Notable Startups in San Juan
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FV Bank
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Successful Energy & Environment startups in San Juan
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Startups Ranking by Industry

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Energy & Environment
#110 worldwide

On our map, you can explore a total of 15 startups for Energy & Environment.

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Ecommerce & Retail
#196 worldwide

The Ecommerce & Retail industry in San Juan is ranked 196 globally. There are 14 startups for Ecommerce & Retail on our sample database and map.

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#196 worldwide

Foodtech is ranked 196th in the world. Our database contains 11 startups for this industry.


Why should you join San Juan's Startup Ecosystem?


Within San Juan there is an increased attraction for entrepreneurs to set up their startups in industries such as Energy & Environment, Ecommerce & Retail, Foodtech. These three industries represent about 51% of the startups represented on the Startup Ecosystem Map of San Juan.


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San Juan is Puerto Rico's 1st best startup ecosystem and is ranked 1st in Caribbean. With a population of 5M - 10M people, San Juan is ranked th in the world. The city has some notable startup success stories including FV Bank.

Startup Infrastructure in San Juan
With a large variety of initiatives, San Juan's startup ecosystem stands out from other cities in Caribbean. San Juan offers a number of funding opportunities for entrepreneurs and startups. Below is a list of San Juan's most prominent support initiatives:


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