Nantes boasts 44 startups in our sample database which represents about 2% of France’s sampled startups. Nantes is the 5th best startup ecosystem in France.
In 2022, the startup scene of Nantes shows much promise after advancing in the Global Ecosystem Index by 21 spots.
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Nantes is ranked within the top 300 startup ecosystems globally.
Nantes’s startups excel particularly in Transportation where it ranks 77 and in Energy & Environment, and Ecommerce & Retail. Find out more
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On our map, you can explore a total of 14 startups for Transportation.
In Western Europe, Nantes' Energy & Environment is in top 136. Nantes has a concentration of about 0% of the country's total Energy & Environment startups that are represented on our map.
Ecommerce & Retail is ranked 165th in the world. Our database contains 5 startups for this industry.
Within Nantes there is an increased attraction for entrepreneurs to set up their startups in industries such as Transportation, Energy & Environment, Ecommerce & Retail. These three industries represent about 55% of the startups represented on the Startup Ecosystem Map of Nantes.
Nantes is France's 5th best startup ecosystem and is ranked 61st in Western Europe. With a population of 0.5M - 1M people, Nantes is ranked th in the world. The city boasts some notable startup success stories including iAdvize.
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