The Startup Ecosystem of Greece

Greece boasts 4 cities in the top 1000 and is the leading startup hub in Western Europe.

COUNTRY RANKING

Greece’s startup scene saw an increase in 2022 and jumped 6 spots from the previous year, outranking South Africa.

Population

10.6
Million

Regional Ranking

18th
-
1
In Western Europe

Global Ranking

48th
+
6
Worldwide
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The Startup Ecosystem in Greece

Our startup ecosystem map for Greece includes a sample of 202 tech companies. We have identified as unicorns 1 startups that have passed the USD 1 billion valuations.

Global Rank

Greece is ranked within the top 50 startup ecosystems globally.

Top Industries

Greece’s startup scene is best represented in Social & Leisure, Transportation, and in and Foodtech.

Top Cities for Startups in Greece - Ranked by StartupBlink
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2022 National Rank & Change ▲
2022 National Rank & Change City
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Global Rank & ChangeTotal ScoreQuantity ScoreQuality ScoreBusiness Score
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132nd
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21
5.530
0.83
2.43
2.27
2nd
0
507th
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128
0.709
0.13
0.06
0.52
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Startups

Notable Startups in Greece
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Pollfish
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Workable
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Blueground

Startups

Successful Social & Leisure startups in Greece
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Blueground
Ferryhopper startup icon
Ferryhopper
Douleutaras/Easyhero startup icon
Douleutaras/Easyhero

Startups

Startups Ranking by Industry

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Social & Leisure
#17 worldwide

On our map, you can explore a total of 74 startups for Social & Leisure.

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Transportation
#33 worldwide

In Western Europe, Greece's Transportation is in top 33. Greece has a concentration of about 32 of the region's total Transportation startups that are represented on our map.

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Foodtech
#34 worldwide

Greece's Foodtech is ranked 34th in the world. Our database contains 15 for this industry.

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