Hamburg boasts 196 startups in our sample database which represents about 7% of Germany’s sampled startups. Hamburg is the 3rd best startup ecosystem in Germany.
While Hamburg decreased by 11 spots in its global rank in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index of 2022, its ranking in Germany remained stable at 3 nationally since 2021.
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Hamburg is ranked within the top 100 startup ecosystems globally.
Hamburg’s startups excel particularly in Fintech where it ranks 30 and in Marketing & Sales, and Ecommerce & Retail. Find out more
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On our map, you can explore a total of 63 startups for Fintech.
In Western Europe, Hamburg's Marketing & Sales is in top 56. Hamburg has a concentration of about 0% of the country's total Marketing & Sales startups that are represented on our map.
Ecommerce & Retail is ranked 57th in the world. Our database contains 23 startups for this industry.
Within Hamburg there is an increased attraction for entrepreneurs to set up their startups in industries such as Fintech, Marketing & Sales, Ecommerce & Retail. These three industries represent about 58% of the startups represented on the Startup Ecosystem Map of Hamburg.
Hamburg is Germany's 3rd best startup ecosystem and is ranked 19th in Western Europe. With a population of 1M - 2M people, Hamburg is ranked th in the world. The city boasts some notable startup success stories including quantilope and its startup ecosystem infrastructure is strengthened by organizations such as Statista and Betahaus Hamburg.
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