With an ambitious commitment to innovation and entrepreneurship from both central and local government, Paris is rapidly positioning itself as one of the world’s premier GovTech hubs.
With around 500 new tech startups founded each year, and a new government investment fund for high-growth tech companies, Berlin is likely to be the destination of the next generation of leading GovTech innovators.
London combines the advantages of one of the strongest startup ecosystems in the world with the ambitions of a government that is supportive of enabling entrepreneurs to create an ecosystem of innovators transforming public services.
Not only does Tallinn boast the world’s most mature and sophisticated and e-government system, it is also home to an emerging ecosystem of startups aiming to transform key public services.
With a new blockchain-powered GovTech competition, and an increasing number of startup incubators, Lisbon has created a seeding ecosystem that is attracting entrepreneurs with brilliant ideas from across Europe to grow their businesses.
Copenhagen’s burgeoning startup ecosystem, paired with Denmark’s markedly pro-SME policies, creates an ideal setting for GovTech entrepreneurs to thrive. The city has already had several successful startup initiatives.