Startup Cities Index
1 Singapore, Singapore
2 Helsinki, Finland
3 San Francisco, USA
4 #Berlin, #Germany, #EU
Over the last few decades, #startups have evolved from a buzzword to a #business model of choice, flocked to by younger and older professionals alike. Among the many benefits of working in startups, these fledgling companies can offer shares, enthusiastic #workforces, and lots of responsibility and ownership. Along with the benefits for individual employees, cities can greatly benefit from these businesses. Several locations have become magnets for startups, allowing both new business ecosystems and the local #economy to flourish.
At Nestpick, we help #professionals source fully furnished accommodation as they move to a new city. Having looked at booking patterns via our #platform, it appears that startups are one of the largest catalysts for professionals moving to larger cities. With this in mind, we decided to research the best cities for those looking to work in startups, to help individuals make an educated decision on where they will have the best quality of life and keep more of their earnings.
We began by researching hundreds of locations across the world and selected 85 of the world’s most dynamic startup cities. These ranged from quintessential startup hubs such as San Francisco, to cities leading the way in the digitalisation of their continents, such as Lagos, Nigeria. In this way, we ensured that the results included international representation. The ranking is divided into 5 categories: Startup #Ecosystem, #Salary, Social #Security & Benefits, Cost of Living, and Quality of Life. This comprehensive research provides the basis for an informed decision about the best cities to settle in as a startup professional...
All prices accurate on 3 July 2017 with up-to-date exchange rates from Bloomberg Markets