Utrecht boasts 86 startups in our sample database which represents about 7% of The Netherlands’s sampled startups. Utrecht is the 4th best startup ecosystem in The Netherlands.
Since 2022, Utrecht lost 48 spots in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index, having now positioned itself as 179th worldwide.
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Utrecht is ranked within the top 200 startup ecosystems globally.
Utrecht’s startups excel particularly in Marketing & Sales where it ranks 126 and in Fintech, and Transportation. Find out more
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On our map, you can explore a total of 26 startups for Marketing & Sales.
In Western Europe, Utrecht's Fintech is in top 135. Utrecht has a concentration of about 0% of the country's total Fintech startups that are represented on our map.
Transportation is ranked 139th in the world. Our database contains 10 startups for this industry.
Within Utrecht there is an increased attraction for entrepreneurs to set up their startups in industries such as Marketing & Sales, Fintech, Transportation. These three industries represent about 55% of the startups represented on the Startup Ecosystem Map of Utrecht.
Utrecht is The Netherlands' 4th best startup ecosystem and is ranked 51st in Western Europe. With a population of 0.5M - 1M people, Utrecht is ranked th in the world. The city boasts some notable startup success stories including Trengo.
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