November 23, 2016

Helsinki shows support for digital entrepreneurship

According to the index, the Helsinki region is home to over 500 tech startups and numerous incubators and accelerator programmes.
According to the index, the Helsinki region is home to over 500 tech startups and numerous incubators and accelerator programmes.
Visit Finland / Jussi Hellstén

The European Digital City Index has ranked Helsinki fourth overall in its annual survey of European cities.

Altogether, the index looked at how well 60 cities support digital entrepreneurship. Each city’s final ranking is based on 10 core metrics, including access to capital, business environment, digital infrastructure and market. Helsinki was ranked third for entrepreneurial culture and skills, as well as fourth in mentoring.

Overall, Finland’s capital city found itself in the same position as last year.

London, Stockholm and Amsterdam took the top three positions.

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