Home to 89% of The Dominican Republic’s startups, Santo Domingo boasts a vibrant startup ecosystem that is ranked 751 in the world.
While Santo Domingo decreased by 171 spots in its global rank in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index of 2022, its ranking in The Dominican Republic remained stable at 1 nationally since 2021.
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Santo Domingo is ranked within the top 1000 startup ecosystems globally.
Santo Domingo’s startups excel particularly in Software and Data where it ranks 614 and in Education, and Hardware & IoT. Find out more
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On our map, you can explore a total of 3 startups for Software and Data.
Santo Domingo boasts 1 startup in Education on our map.
Our database contains 1 startup for this industry.
Within Santo Domingo there is an increased attraction for entrepreneurs to set up their startups in industries such as Software and Data, Education, Hardware & IoT. These three industries represent about 63% of the startups represented on the Startup Ecosystem Map of Santo Domingo.
Santo Domingo is The Dominican Republic's 1st best startup ecosystem and is ranked 5th in Caribbean. With a population of 5M - 10M people, Santo Domingo is ranked th in the world. The city boasts some notable startup success stories including Elite.
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