Stockholm boasts 714 startups in our sample database which represents about 63% of Sweden’s sampled startups. Stockholm is the highest-ranked startup ecosystem in Sweden.
In 2022, the startup scene of Stockholm shows much promise after advancing in the Global Ecosystem Index by 1 spot.
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Stockholm is ranked within the top 30 startup ecosystems globally.
Stockholm’s startups excel particularly in Social & Leisure where it ranks 6 and in Energy & Environment, and Fintech. Find out more
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On our map, you can explore a total of 220 startups for Social & Leisure.
In Western Europe, Stockholm's Energy & Environment is in top 9. Stockholm has a concentration of about 0% of the country's total Energy & Environment startups that are represented on our map.
Fintech is ranked 14th in the world. Our database contains 91 startups for this industry.
Within Stockholm there is an increased attraction for entrepreneurs to set up their startups in industries such as Social & Leisure, Energy & Environment, Fintech. These three industries represent about 59% of the startups represented on the Startup Ecosystem Map of Stockholm.
Stockholm is Sweden's 1st best startup ecosystem and is ranked 4th in Western Europe. With a population of 5M - 10M people, Stockholm is ranked th in the world. The city boasts some notable startup success stories including Truecaller and its startup ecosystem infrastructure is strengthened by organizations such as Spotify and Regus Stockholm Ringvagen.
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