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The Glasgow startup ecosystem report – 2023

  • Glasgow is a growing startup ecosystem. Glasgow startups are collectively worth almost $3B, and the youngest cohort of Glasgow startups are growing faster than their older peers.
  • Glasgow startups have raised more investment in the last year than in the 12 months previous. This is in particular contrast with most other major and emerging ecosystems, where investment levels have been falling in 2022/23.
  • Glasgow has an active early-stage investment landscape, though scaleup capital, like in many emerging ecosystems, is harder to come by for Glasgow-based startups.

This is the deepest ever look at the Glasgow startup and venture capital ecosystem. In partnership with Invest Glasgow. Dealroom data helps shine a light on the specific growth sectors, opportunities and international benchmarks for the startup ecosystem of Glasgow City Region.

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