Stuttgart boasts 49 startups in our sample database which represents about 2% of Germany’s sampled startups. Stuttgart is the 7th best startup ecosystem in Germany.
Since 2022, Stuttgart lost 60 spots in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index, having now positioned itself as 168th worldwide.
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Stuttgart is ranked within the top 200 startup ecosystems globally.
Stuttgart’s startups excel particularly in Hardware & IoT where it ranks 44 and in Transportation, and Social & Leisure. Find out more
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On our map, you can explore a total of 20 startups for Hardware & IoT.
In Western Europe, Stuttgart's Transportation is in top 94. Stuttgart has a concentration of about 0% of the country's total Transportation startups that are represented on our map.
Social & Leisure is ranked 124th in the world. Our database contains 6 startups for this industry.
Within Stuttgart there is an increased attraction for entrepreneurs to set up their startups in industries such as Hardware & IoT, Transportation, Social & Leisure. These three industries represent about 69% of the startups represented on the Startup Ecosystem Map of Stuttgart.
Stuttgart is Germany's 7th best startup ecosystem and is ranked 47th in Western Europe. With a population of 5M - 10M people, Stuttgart is ranked th in the world. The city boasts some notable startup success stories including Instagrid and its startup ecosystem infrastructure is strengthened by organizations such as Bosch and Coworking Heilbronn.
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