The Startup Ecosystem of Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic boasts 1 city in the top 1000 and is one of Caribbean’s best countries for setting up a startup.

COUNTRY RANKING

Since 2022, The Dominican Republic lost 11 spots in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index, having now positioned itself as 107th worldwide.

Population

11.2
Million

Regional Ranking

2nd
0
In Caribbean

Global Ranking

107th
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11
Worldwide
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The Startup Ecosystem in Dominican Republic

In 2022, The Dominican Republic register a rise in Software and Data startups. Some of the most notable success stories in this industry are those of , Elite.

Global Rank

Top Industries

The Dominican Republic’s startup scene is best represented in Software and Data, Social & Leisure, and in Hardware & and IoT.

Top Cities for Startups in Dominican Republic - Ranked by StartupBlink
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2022 National Rank & Change City
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751st
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171
0.317
0.09
0.03
0.20
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Startups

Notable Startups in Dominican Republic
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Elite
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Edupass
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Jompeame

Startups

Successful Software and Data startups in Dominican Republic
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Jompeame

Startups

Startups Ranking by Industry

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Software and Data
3 startups

On our map, you can explore a total of 3 for Software and Data.

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Social & Leisure
2 startups

The Dominican Republic boasts 2 startups in Social & Leisure on our map.

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Hardware & IoT
1 startups

Our database contains 1 for Hardware & IoT in The Dominican Republic.

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