The Startup Ecosystem of Thailand

Thailand boasts 4 cities in the top 1000 and is one of South East Asia’s best countries for setting up a startup.

COUNTRY RANKING

Since 2022, Thailand lost 3 spots in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index, having now positioned itself as 53rd worldwide.

Population

71.7
Million

Regional Ranking

4th
0
In South East Asia

Global Ranking

53rd
-
3
Worldwide
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The Startup Ecosystem in Thailand

Our startup ecosystem map for Thailand includes a sample of 180 tech companies. We have identified as unicorns 4 startups that have passed the USD 1 billion valuations.

Global Rank

Thailand is ranked within the top 100 startup ecosystems globally.

Top Industries

Thailand’s startup scene is best represented in Ecommerce & Retail, Marketing & Sales, and in Software and and Data.

Top Cities for Startups in Thailand - Ranked by StartupBlink
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2022 National Rank & Change ▲
2022 National Rank & Change City
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Global Rank & ChangeTotal ScoreQuantity ScoreQuality ScoreBusiness Score
1st
0
99th
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28
7.356
1.24
3.74
2.38
2nd
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1
547th
-
105
0.607
0.05
0.13
0.43
3rd
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1
567th
-
170
0.555
0.12
0.04
0.39
4th
0
864th
-
31
0.224
0.03
0.03
0.16
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Startups

Notable Startups in Thailand
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2C2P
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Pomelo
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aCommerce

Startups

Successful Ecommerce & Retail startups in Thailand
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Pomelo
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aCommerce
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eatigo

Startups

Startups Ranking by Industry

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Ecommerce & Retail
#33 worldwide

On our map, you can explore a total of 55 startups for Ecommerce & Retail.

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Marketing & Sales
#52 worldwide

In South East Asia, Thailand's Marketing & Sales is in top 52. Thailand has a concentration of about 33 of the region's total Marketing & Sales startups that are represented on our map.

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Software and Data
#52 worldwide

Thailand's Software and Data is ranked 52nd in the world. Our database contains 32 for this industry.

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