The Startup Ecosystem of Ukraine

Ukraine boasts 6 cities in the top 1000 and is the leading startup hub in Eastern Europe.

COUNTRY RANKING

Since 2022, Ukraine lost 16 spots in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index, having now positioned itself as 50th worldwide.

Population

36.5
Million

Regional Ranking

12th
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6
In Eastern Europe

Global Ranking

50th
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16
Worldwide
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ECOSYSTEM

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The Startup Ecosystem in Ukraine

Our startup ecosystem map for Ukraine includes a sample of 467 tech companies. We have identified as unicorns 2 startups that have passed the USD 1 billion valuations.

Global Rank

Ukraine is ranked within the top 100 startup ecosystems globally.

Top Industries

Ukraine’s startup scene is best represented in Marketing & Sales, Software and Data, and in Social & and Leisure.

Top Cities for Startups in Ukraine - 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
93rd
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45
7.892
1.36
4.78
1.75
2nd
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1
742nd
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348
0.325
0.07
0.03
0.23
3rd
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1
749th
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494
0.320
0.06
0.04
0.23
4th
0
855th
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342
0.230
0.03
0.03
0.16
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Startups

Notable Startups in Ukraine
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Restream
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Mobalytics
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Talkable

Startups

Successful Marketing & Sales startups in Ukraine
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Talkable
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Influ2
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Epom Ad Server

Startups

Startups Ranking by Industry

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Marketing & Sales
#12 worldwide

On our map, you can explore a total of 192 startups for Marketing & Sales.

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Software and Data
#23 worldwide

In Eastern Europe, Ukraine's Software and Data is in top 23. Ukraine has a concentration of about 55 of the region's total Software and Data startups that are represented on our map.

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Social & Leisure
#31 worldwide

Ukraine's Social & Leisure is ranked 31st in the world. Our database contains 44 for this industry.

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