Manchester boasts 200 startups in our sample database which represents about 3% of The United Kingdom’s sampled startups. Manchester is the 2nd best startup ecosystem in The United Kingdom.
In 2022, the startup scene of Manchester developed considerably and increased in the Global Ecosystem Index by 8 spots.
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Manchester is ranked within the top 100 startup ecosystems globally.
Manchester’s startups excel particularly in Fintech where it ranks 34 and in Social & Leisure, and Marketing & Sales. Find out more
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On our map, you can explore a total of 41 startups for Fintech.
In Western Europe, Manchester's Social & Leisure is in top 40. Manchester has a concentration of about 0% of the country's total Social & Leisure startups that are represented on our map.
Marketing & Sales is ranked 44th in the world. Our database contains 20 startups for this industry.
Within Manchester 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 42% of the startups represented on the Startup Ecosystem Map of Manchester.
Manchester is The United Kingdom's 2nd best startup ecosystem and is ranked 13th in Western Europe. With a population of 5M - 10M people, Manchester is ranked th in the world. The city boasts some notable startup success stories including Zuto.
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