Wellington boasts 30 startups in our sample database which represents about 14% of New Zealand’s sampled startups. Wellington is the 3rd best startup ecosystem in New Zealand.
In 2022, the startup scene of Wellington shows much promise after advancing in the Global Ecosystem Index by 15 spots.
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Wellington is ranked within the top 300 startup ecosystems globally.
Wellington’s startups excel particularly in Fintech where it ranks 149 and in Software and Data, and Social & Leisure. Find out more
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On our map, you can explore a total of 15 startups for Fintech.
In Australia and Oceania, Wellington's Software and Data is in top 161. Wellington has a concentration of about 0% of the country's total Software and Data startups that are represented on our map.
Social & Leisure is ranked 219th in the world. Our database contains 2 startups for this industry.
Within Wellington there is an increased attraction for entrepreneurs to set up their startups in industries such as Fintech, Software and Data, Social & Leisure. These three industries represent about 77% of the startups represented on the Startup Ecosystem Map of Wellington.
Wellington is New Zealand's 3rd best startup ecosystem and is ranked 9th in Australia and Oceania. With a population of 0.1M - 0.5M people, Wellington is ranked th in the world. The city boasts some notable startup success stories including Hnry.
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