Home to 15% of Romania’s startups, Cluj-Napoca boasts a vibrant startup ecosystem that is ranked 330 in the world.
While Cluj-Napoca decreased by 80 spots in its global rank in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index of 2022, its ranking in Romania remained stable at 2 nationally since 2021.
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Cluj-Napoca is ranked within the top 400 startup ecosystems globally.
Cluj-Napoca’s startups excel particularly in Fintech where it ranks 184 and in Marketing & Sales, and Software and Data. Find out more
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On our map, you can explore a total of 18 startups for Fintech.
In Eastern Europe, Cluj-Napoca's Marketing & Sales is in top 190. Cluj-Napoca has a concentration of about 0% of the country's total Marketing & Sales startups that are represented on our map.
Software and Data is ranked 225th in the world. Our database contains 4 startups for this industry.
Within Cluj-Napoca there is an increased attraction for entrepreneurs to set up their startups in industries such as Fintech, Marketing & Sales, Software and Data. These three industries represent about 80% of the startups represented on the Startup Ecosystem Map of Cluj-Napoca.
Cluj-Napoca is Romania's 2nd best startup ecosystem and is ranked 25th in Eastern Europe. With a population of 0.5M - 1M people, Cluj-Napoca is ranked th in the world. The city boasts some notable startup success stories including Digitap.
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