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Belgium Startup Ecosystem Overview

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Regional Ranking
11th
0
in Western Europe
Global Ranking
22nd
+
1
worldwide
Population
11.7
million

top industries
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Social & Leisure
#13 worldwide
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Marketing & Sales
#16 worldwide
Health icon
Health
#21 worldwide

notable startups
startup iconTwoo
startup iconCrazy Games
startup iconItsme

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ecosystem description

The Belgium Startup Ecosystem is a regional Leader in innovation, ranked at number 22 globally, and shows a positive momentum 1 spots since 2021. Belgium also ranks at number 11 for startups in Western Europe.

There are 12 cities ranked in the top 1,000 in Belgium and the top ranked city in Belgium is Brussels at 59 globally. Brussels is followed by Ghent at 149 and Antwerp at 255.

Belgium is an ideal place to locate for Social & Leisure, Marketing & Sales and Health startups. As the most popular industries in the country, there is a sample of 203 Social & Leisure startups in Belgium, 79 Marketing & Sales startups in Belgium and 46 Health startups in Belgium, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is a sample of 532 startups in Belgium, 17 accelerators in Belgium, 29 coworking spaces in Belgium, 10 organizations in Belgium and no leaders in Belgium.

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Itsme is a secure mobile phone app that lets users log in safely to confirm their personal ID and share data during digital interactions. Read more
UnifiedPost provides Solutions-as-a-Service to support its customers’ need to stay on top of market developments. Read more
GuardSquare is the world's leading provider of the most advanced security software for Android applications Read more
The Showpad sales engagement technology integrates industry-leading training and coaching software with innovative content solutions to help your team beat quota every quarter. Showpad’s all-in-one platform gives sellers and managers the content, knowledge, skills and insights they need to be successful in an engaging unified experience. Read more
CRM, project management and invoicing in one simple tool. Helping SMEs work smarter. Read more
Aerospace Laboratory is a company aiming at tackling some of the most challenging problems with a completely different paradigm. Read more
Twoo is the largest site to meet new people. Twoo is available in over 200 countries and in 38 languages. Read more
The cloud platform accountants need for success today and tomorrow Real-time data. Automated compliance reporting. Great collaboration. And the tools you need to create new revenue from advisory services. Read more
VIDEO MADE EASY - DELIVERING EXCEPTIONAL VIDEO EXPERIENCES ACROSS ANY DEVICE. Read more
Edgard & Cooper offers fresh pet food options with natural and nutritious ingredients. Read more
Urbantz is a SaaS enterprise-grade platform for sustainable last mile delivery management. Read more
AppTweak is the most easy-to-use App Store Optimization platform helping to increase app rankings and organic downloads. AppTweak is a Belgian startup that was founded by two friends passionate about App Store Optimization. At first, AppTweak was a side project but it quickly gain in importance. AppTweak provides an Instant App Marketing Report analyzing all the factors impacting the App Store algorithm and provides clear recommandations that are easy to implement. AppTweak also provides its users with a powerful native Keywords tool, helping to find the best optimized and native (no direct translation used) keywords for an any app. AppTweak offers detailed analytics and allows users to monitor their competitors. AppTweak covers 60 countries, 2 app stores (Apple and Google play) and 6 languages (En, Fr, Nl, Pt, Sp, It). More will come. AppTweak's blog is full of valuable articles on ASO and App Marketing. Finally, ASO video tutorials full of tips are available for FREE. Read more
iBanFirst operates as a financial services platform for SMEs. Read more
Intigriti connects Europe's largest network of international ethical hackers and security researchers with organizations around the globe. It is platform that enables businesses to effectively implement continuous security testing for numerous assets, with the help of a scalable custom crowd of security researchers. Read more
A-Mansia Biotech is a developer of products based on the properties of the Akkermansia muciniphila (A. muciniphila) bacterium. Read more
Sortlist reinvents the way businesses find marketing and communication agencies. Read more
Air Belgium is a bold and fresh face in the airline industry. Read more
MobileXpense is a professional company focussed on travel & expense management. Read more
Rydoo reinvents business travel and expense management for high-growth companies and enterprises. Thanks to the expertise of the two founding startups - Xpenditure and iAlbatros - it originated, Rydoo's app covers the full scope of any trip or expense to contribute to a more fulfilling work environment. Read more
Proxyclick is a cloud based software solution to manage visitors of different organizations from invitation to checkout. Read more
Nodalview combines smartphone technology, AI and cloud computing to produce high-quality visuals for real estate properties Read more
Baunat is a Belgian brand selling high quality diamond jewelry online. Read more
Univercells is a One-stop-shop for high-density low-cost biomanufacturing ''end-to-end'' solutions Read more
Cohabs is a network of beautiful shared homes for nomads around the world. Read more
The financial companion of today's self-employed worker Read more
SaaS Platform for Food Management: Manage products, inventory, orders, health & safety and sales analytics on 1 central platform. Read more
CHILI Publisher automates & simplifies on brand visual communication Read more
Developing disease specific immune therapies to treat severe, chronic auto-immune, inflammatory, allergic, infectious diseases and tumors. Read more
Wooclap is an interactive platform to make courses more dynamic and to measure students' understanding through the use of smartphones. Read more
Dog Chef is an exhibit supplier of homemade and natural food for dogs across the region. Read more
Cloudalize offers unmatched and personalised cloud solutions for enterprise and education. Read more
Keep up with your neighbourhood The social network for your neighbourhood. Used by more than 500.000 households. Read more
Look&Fin allows people to invest in companies in exchange for a share of future revenue. Read more
Track your equipment, anywhere anytime. Read more
Auro Technologies is a spin-off of the Galaxy Studios Group and owner of the Auro-3D® Technology Suite. Read more
The insurance partner for every digital business Read more
MobieTrain is designed to meet the most ambitious learning needs of businesses today.  Read more
AI-based Strategic Workforce Planning Read more
Masaya is a hospitality brand for social travelers, to help them immerge in local culture Read more
Pom offers e-invoicing and e-payment technology solutions to companies and organsations. Read more
Confo Therapeutics is a drug discovery company building internal drug discovery programs on GPCRs addressing unmet medical need. Read more
An end-to-end digital platform for the construction phase Read more
Qualifio is the leading interactive marketing & data collection SaaS platform. Read more
Verbolia is a unique SEO as a service solution Read more
EyeD Pharma is a pharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of innovative drug products in ophthalmology. Read more
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Top Cities for Startups in Belgium Ranked by StartupBlink

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Global Rank & ChangeTotal ScoreQuantity ScoreQuality ScoreBusiness Score
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59th
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13
10.534
1.51
5.77
3.26
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149th
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9
5.160
0.56
1.89
2.72
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255th
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18
2.902
0.35
0.33
2.22
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327th
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16
1.678
0.15
0.25
1.28
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384th
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1.302
0.03
0.27
1.00
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1
406th
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16
1.159
0.09
0.18
0.89
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553rd
new
0.587
0.03
0.11
0.45
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1
590th
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257
0.517
0.04
0.08
0.40
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3
598th
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55
0.507
0.05
0.07
0.39
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773rd
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72
0.296
0.03
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0.23
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