Tokyo-Yokohama Area boasts 1488 startups in our sample database which represents about 73% of Japan’s sampled startups. Tokyo-Yokohama Area is the highest-ranked startup ecosystem in Japan.
Tokyo-Yokohama Area kept its position stable in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index of 2022, ranking 15th.
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Tokyo-Yokohama Area is ranked within the top 20 startup ecosystems globally.
Tokyo-Yokohama Area’s startups excel particularly in Hardware & IoT where it ranks 8 and in Software and Data, and Marketing & Sales. Find out more
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On our map, you can explore a total of 365 startups for Hardware & IoT.
In East Asia, Tokyo-Yokohama Area's Software and Data is in top 16. Tokyo-Yokohama Area has a concentration of about 0% of the country's total Software and Data startups that are represented on our map.
Marketing & Sales is ranked 18th in the world. Our database contains 113 startups for this industry.
Within Tokyo-Yokohama Area there is an increased attraction for entrepreneurs to set up their startups in industries such as Hardware & IoT, Software and Data, Marketing & Sales. These three industries represent about 40% of the startups represented on the Startup Ecosystem Map of Tokyo-Yokohama Area.
Tokyo-Yokohama Area is Japan's 1st best startup ecosystem and is ranked 3rd in East Asia. With a population of undefined, Tokyo-Yokohama Area is ranked th in the world. The city boasts some notable startup success stories including Line and its startup ecosystem infrastructure is strengthened by organizations such as Rakuten and MidPoint Yokohama Kannai.
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