The Hague boasts 118 startups in our sample database which represents about 9% of The Netherlands’s sampled startups. The Hague is the 2nd best startup ecosystem in The Netherlands.
While The Hague decreased by 31 spots in its global rank in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index of 2022, its ranking in The Netherlands remained stable at 2 nationally since 2021.
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The Hague is ranked within the top 200 startup ecosystems globally.
The Hague’s startups excel particularly in Energy & Environment where it ranks 57 and in Hardware & IoT, and Education. Find out more
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On our map, you can explore a total of 13 startups for Energy & Environment.
In Western Europe, The Hague's Hardware & IoT is in top 73. The Hague has a concentration of about 0% of the country's total Hardware & IoT startups that are represented on our map.
Education is ranked 102nd in the world. Our database contains 3 startups for this industry.
Within The Hague there is an increased attraction for entrepreneurs to set up their startups in industries such as Energy & Environment, Hardware & IoT, Education. These three industries represent about 19% of the startups represented on the Startup Ecosystem Map of The Hague.
The Hague is The Netherlands' 2nd best startup ecosystem and is ranked 40th in Western Europe. With a population of 0.1M - 0.5M people, The Hague is ranked th in the world. The city boasts some notable startup success stories including O3B Networks.
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