London boasts 4789 startups in our sample database which represents about 65% of The United Kingdom’s sampled startups. London is the highest-ranked startup ecosystem in The United Kingdom.
In 2022, the startup scene of London developed considerably and increased in the Global Ecosystem Index by 2 spots.
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London is ranked within the top 10 startup ecosystems globally.
London’s startups excel particularly in Fintech where it ranks 2 and in Social & Leisure, and Marketing & Sales. Find out more
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On our map, you can explore a total of 1431 startups for Fintech.
In Western Europe, London's Social & Leisure is in top 3. London has a concentration of about 0% of the country's total Social & Leisure startups that are represented on our map.
Marketing & Sales is ranked 4th in the world. Our database contains 551 startups for this industry.
Within London there is an increased attraction for entrepreneurs to set up their startups in industries such as Fintech, Social & Leisure, Marketing & Sales. These three industries represent about 60% of the startups represented on the Startup Ecosystem Map of London.
London is The United Kingdom's 1st best startup ecosystem and is ranked 1st in Western Europe. With a population of 5M - 10M people, London is ranked th in the world. The city boasts some notable startup success stories including Rover and its startup ecosystem infrastructure is strengthened by organizations such as Wise and Rentadesk.
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