Sofia has 236 startups in our sample database which represents about 93% of Bulgaria’s sampled startups. Sofia is the highest-ranked startup ecosystem in Bulgaria.
In 2023, the startup scene of Sofia shows much promise after advancing in the Global Ecosystem Index by 4 spots.
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Sofia is ranked within the top 150 startup ecosystems globally.
Sofia’s startups excel particularly in Marketing & Sales where it ranks 66 and in Transportation, and Social & Leisure. Find out more
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On our map, you can explore a total of 98 startups for Marketing & Sales.
The Transportation industry in Sofia is ranked 69 globally. There are 32 startups for Transportation on our sample database and map.
Social & Leisure is ranked 70th in the world. Our database contains 27 startups for this industry.
Within Sofia there is an increased attraction for entrepreneurs to set up their startups in industries such as Marketing & Sales, Transportation, Social & Leisure. These three industries represent about 67% of the startups represented on the Startup Ecosystem Map of Sofia.
Sofia is Bulgaria's 1st best startup ecosystem and is ranked 9th in Eastern Europe. With a population of 1M - 2M people, Sofia is ranked 119th in the world. The city has some notable startup success stories including Gtmhub.
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