Basel boasts 77 startups in our sample database which represents about 6% of Switzerland’s sampled startups. Basel is the 2nd best startup ecosystem in Switzerland.
While Basel decreased by 14 spots in its global rank in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index of 2022, its ranking in Switzerland remained stable at 2 nationally since 2021.
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Basel is ranked within the top 150 startup ecosystems globally.
Basel’s startups excel particularly in Health where it ranks 29 and in Ecommerce & Retail, and Energy & Environment. Find out more
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On our map, you can explore a total of 43 startups for Health.
In Western Europe, Basel's Ecommerce & Retail is in top 72. Basel has a concentration of about 0% of the country's total Ecommerce & Retail startups that are represented on our map.
Energy & Environment is ranked 133rd in the world. Our database contains 5 startups for this industry.
Within Basel there is an increased attraction for entrepreneurs to set up their startups in industries such as Health, Ecommerce & Retail, Energy & Environment. These three industries represent about 79% of the startups represented on the Startup Ecosystem Map of Basel.
Basel is Switzerland's 2nd best startup ecosystem and is ranked 24th in Western Europe. With a population of 0.5M - 1M people, Basel is ranked th in the world. The city boasts some notable startup success stories including Monte Rosa Therapeutics and its startup ecosystem infrastructure is strengthened by organizations such as Novartis and ImpactHub Basel.
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