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San Diego Startup Ecosystem Overview

City Ranking
National Ranking
9th
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2
in United States
Regional Ranking
9th
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3
in North America
Global Ranking
22nd
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6
worldwide

top industries
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Health
#5 worldwide
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Hardware & IoT
#17 worldwide
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Foodtech
#18 worldwide

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The Startup Ecosystem of San Diego is ranked at number 22 globally, and shows a positive momentum increasing 6 spots since 2020. San Diego also ranks at number 9 in United States, and 9 in North America.

San Diego is an ideal place to locate for Health, Hardware & IoT and Foodtech startups. As the most popular industries in San Diego, there is a sample of 169 Health startups in San Diego, 107 Hardware & IoT startups in San Diego, and 63 Foodtech startups in San Diego, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 526 startups in San Diego, 1 accelerators in San Diego, 4 coworking spaces in San Diego, no organizations in San Diego and 1 leaders in San Diego.

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Cost-efficient turnkey smart parking solution (software & hardware) based on ALPR. Read more
CovalentCreative is an independently owned, eyecare professional-only, digital marketing agency that provides content, creative, and technology services for forward-thinking healthcare organizations. We’re the team behind the industry-leading publication, Eyes On Eyecare. Read more
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Gene therapy is a promising field which got a recent regulatory boost with the approval of first gene therapy drug in Europe. We are developing laser-controlled gene switches for gene therapy drugs. This will allow to repeatedly activate therapeutic genes in target organs when desired by turning on light at desired times in wearable multi-laser patches. This is way safer than traditional drugs or traditional gene therapy drugs. Read more
Hygienica is a disinfecting technology startup for facility professionals to kill viruses, pathogens, bacteria. Read more
Luther.ai is a startup building your own artificial intelligence to augment your human memory so you never forget. Read more
Conferfly is a free conference/meeting room app that integrates with (Google G Suite and Microsoft Outlook/Office 365). Read more
Consumer-facing platform that connects validated services with families to enable seniors to age in place Read more
Libra Therapeutics is a biotechnology company. Read more
Debut Biotech is a biotechnology company that focuses on providing specialty enzyme solutions combined with continuous manufacturing. Read more
SaaS, CleanTech, Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment, Distributed Energy Resources, Point-of-Sale, Grid Ancillary Services, Plant-based Foods Read more
XOKind is an AI startup, formed with the mission of simplifying human planning and decision. Read more
Flashpub is a research tech startup that makes it easy to quickly publish high-impact research discoveries. Read more
VATA 7 is an illuminated gear company that offers sports lovers sporting goods and clothing accessories. Read more
Demand planning for the licensed cannabis industry Read more
Appless hands-free automated parking payment solution Read more
Sidis Health is an Enterprise SaaS 2.0+AI Platform for Autism/ABA Therapy Services, Clinical Operations & Business Management Read more
BLOCK 30 is a blockchain and mobile payments provider, with a focus on the emerging markets. Read more
Agile Innovation Delivery | ServiceNow | Innovation Enablement Read more
Climate Action Services. B2C & B2B carbon emissions measurement & verified offsetting. B Corp Pending. Read more
Environmental, Health, and Safety - Powered by ServiceNow Read more
PetDx operates as a molecular diagnostics company dedicated to revolutionizing the detection and ultimately treatment of cancer for pets. Read more
Lassogen is a biotechnology company exploring lasso peptides as a way to develop new medicines. Read more
Escient Pharmaceuticals is a privately held biotechnology company. Read more
Stemson Therapeutics is a pre-clinical stage cell therapy company. Read more
Premier automation software for the meal prep industry Read more
NeoVolta is a developer of smart residential energy storage solutions. Read more
WeShareMD is a San Diego, CA-based shared office concept designed specifically for medical professionals Read more
Lipidio Pharmaceuticals focuses on advancing a molecule to treat diseases associated with excess body fat. Read more
In Diagnostics is a Biotechnology company Read more
Tyra Biosciences is a biotechnology company targeting new pathways of acquired resistance in oncology with purpose-built drugs. Read more
Carlsmed leverages AI and predictive analytics to utilize prior outcomes data for personalizing the treatment of complex spinal deformities. Read more
Rehinged is a developer of machine intelligence technology designed to predict the performance of technology startups. Read more
Bridgeport Financial Technology is modernizing private funds to bring centralization, fluidity, and liquidity to key industry constituents. Read more
Qpex Biopharma develops a pipeline of agents addressing critical needs for the treatment of infectious diseases. Read more
Aspen Neuroscience is a biotechnology company that uses innovative genomic approaches combined with stem cell biology. Read more
Cooler Heads develops cold caps designed for chemotherapy patients. Read more
Gallant Pet is a pet service company that develops a stem cell therapy intended for dog wounds. Read more
Intersect Labs offers services that enable intelligent decisions involving machine learning from spreadsheet data in 3 clicks. Read more
Upin offers the best experience for hosting and joining local activities & connected with like-minded people in real-time! Read more
XworX Inc.operates as a Global Service and Sourcing company, with live app service available. Read more
Bound Hound is an AI-Based Leads Platform for generating Marketing Qualified Leads (MQL's) to Find, Engage and Win New Customers. Read more
Buztubr is the worlds first influencer audience trade floor, where brands can test their ad campaigns towards followers of any influencers. Read more
The Atlas platform unlocks the $1.6T local government market...all without ever selling to cities. Read more
Plant Aid offers services such as plant cleaner, household cleaner, non-toxic cleaner, and eco-friendly cleaner. Read more
Retention Rocket is a Marketing & Advertising based company. Read more
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58.441
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24.329
3.49
17.04
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19.121
4.37
10.95
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18.598
3.20
11.60
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18.064
3.47
10.79
3.80
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17.272
2.64
10.83
3.80
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15.535
2.90
8.84
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