Kolkata boasts 52 startups in our sample database which represents about 1% of India’s sampled startups. Kolkata is the 9th best startup ecosystem in India.
While Kolkata decreased by 53 spots in its global rank in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index of 2022, its ranking in India remained stable at 9 nationally since 2021.
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Kolkata is ranked within the top 300 startup ecosystems globally.
Kolkata’s startups excel particularly in Education where it ranks 150 and in Foodtech, and Fintech. Find out more
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On our map, you can explore a total of 9 startups for Education.
In South Asia, Kolkata's Foodtech is in top 158. Kolkata has a concentration of about 0% of the country's total Foodtech startups that are represented on our map.
Fintech is ranked 163rd in the world. Our database contains 6 startups for this industry.
Within Kolkata there is an increased attraction for entrepreneurs to set up their startups in industries such as Education, Foodtech, Fintech. These three industries represent about 44% of the startups represented on the Startup Ecosystem Map of Kolkata.
Kolkata is India's 9th best startup ecosystem and is ranked 9th in South Asia. With a population of undefined, Kolkata is ranked th in the world. The city boasts some notable startup success stories including StockEdge.
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