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Founded X Startup Stats

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Country Main hub Internet: cover/speed Ease of starting up
Algeria Algiers 15.2 % / - Mbps Easy
Startup Hub
Algiers
Internet Coverage / Speed
15.2% / - Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$ -
Ease of funding
-
Ease of starting up:
Easy
Expertise Markets
-
Population
39.5 (M)
Timezone
GMT+1
National dish
-
Currency
DZD
Weather
-
Regulation
-
Office rental
$ -
Price of a Beer
$1.97
VAT
3.5%
Corporate income tax
19.0%
Startup visa
-
Company register
America (USA) Silicon Valley / New York 74.4 % / 10.5Mbps Easy
Startup Hub
Silicon Valley / New York
Internet Coverage / Speed
74.4% / 10.5Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$ -
Ease of funding
Medium
Ease of starting up:
Easy
Expertise Markets
-
Population
316.0 (M)
Timezone
GMT-10-GMT-4
National dish
Hamburgers
Currency
USD ($)
Weather
Freezing/Extremely hot/Somewhere in between (depending on state)
Regulation
Easy
Office rental
$ -
Price of a Beer
$4.0
VAT
7.5%
Corporate income tax
28.0%
Startup visa
Yes
Company register
Australia Sydney / Melbourne / Brisbane 82.3 % / 6.0Mbps Easy
Startup Hub
Sydney / Melbourne / Brisbane
Internet Coverage / Speed
82.3% / 6.0Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$457.0
Ease of funding
Medium
Ease of starting up:
Easy
Expertise Markets
-
Population
23.1 (M)
Timezone
GMT+11
National dish
Meat pie
Currency
AUD
Weather
-
Regulation
Easy
Office rental
$300.0
Price of a Beer
$5.0
VAT
10.0%
Corporate income tax
28.5%
Startup visa
Yes
Company register
Austria Vienna 81.0 % / 18.3Mbps Medium
Startup Hub
Vienna
Internet Coverage / Speed
81.0% / 18.3Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$300.0
Ease of funding
Hard
Ease of starting up:
Medium
Expertise Markets
Red Bull & Winter Tourism
Population
8.5 (M)
Timezone
GMT+1
National dish
Wiener Schnitzel
Currency
EUR (€)
Weather
Hot Summers (up to 35°C) / Cold Winters (down to -10°C)
Regulation
Medium
Office rental
$150.0
Price of a Beer
$3.0
VAT
20.0%
Corporate income tax
25.0%
Startup visa
-
Company register
Bangladesh Dhaka 80.0 % / 4.0Mbps Easy
Startup Hub
Dhaka
Internet Coverage / Speed
80.0% / 4.0Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$300.0
Ease of funding
Hard
Ease of starting up:
Easy
Expertise Markets
Textile, Software & Outsourcing
Population
166.6 (M)
Timezone
GMT+6
National dish
Hilisha Fish & Rice
Currency
BDT
Weather
Very hot in Summer and / Cold in winter but not much around 10°C
Regulation
Easy
Office rental
$400.0
Price of a Beer
$10.0
VAT
15.0%
Corporate income tax
23.0%
Startup visa
No
Company register
Belgium Brussels / Antwerp / Gent 82.0 % / 40.0Mbps Medium
Startup Hub
Brussels / Antwerp / Gent
Internet Coverage / Speed
82.0% / 40.0Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$ -
Ease of funding
Medium
Ease of starting up:
Medium
Expertise Markets
Consultancy, Engineering, Harbour, Logistics
Population
11.2 (M)
Timezone
GMT+1
National dish
Waffles, fries & chocolate
Currency
EUR (€)
Weather
Summer (15-25 C) - Winter (down to -5 C). Rainy
Regulation
Hard
Office rental
$275.0
Price of a Beer
$1.89
VAT
21.0%
Corporate income tax
34.0%
Startup visa
-
Company register
Brazil São Paulo / Rio de Janeiro 50.0 % / 2.4Mbps Medium
Startup Hub
São Paulo / Rio de Janeiro
Internet Coverage / Speed
50.0% / 2.4Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$600.0
Ease of funding
Medium
Ease of starting up:
Medium
Expertise Markets
Food, Manufacturing, Mining, Services & Tourism
Population
203.0 (M)
Timezone
GMT-3
National dish
Rice, Beans & Meat
Currency
BRL (R$)
Weather
Tropical, mostly sunny (25-35°C) in the North, Northeast and Center regions (i.e. Amazon, Pernambuco, Bahia, Rio de Janeiro); Mildly hot summers (25-35°C) and cold winters (10-25°C) in the Southeast and South regions (São Paulo, Porto Alegre).
Regulation
Hard
Office rental
$230.0
Price of a Beer
$2.5
VAT
25.65%
Corporate income tax
34.0%
Startup visa
Yes
Company register
Brunei Bandar Seri Begawan 60.3 % / - Mbps -
Startup Hub
Bandar Seri Begawan
Internet Coverage / Speed
60.3% / - Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$ -
Ease of funding
-
Ease of starting up:
-
Expertise Markets
-
Population
0.4 (M)
Timezone
GMT+8
National dish
-
Currency
BND
Weather
-
Regulation
-
Office rental
$ -
Price of a Beer
$2.99
VAT
- %
Corporate income tax
20.0%
Startup visa
-
Company register
Bulgaria Sofia 56.7 % / - Mbps Easy
Startup Hub
Sofia
Internet Coverage / Speed
56.7% / - Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$200.0
Ease of funding
Hard
Ease of starting up:
Easy
Expertise Markets
IT Outsourcing, Engineering, Tourism
Population
7.2 (M)
Timezone
GMT+2-GMT+3
National dish
Shopka Salad, Musaka, Tarator (cold soup), Barlava
Currency
BGN
Weather
Continental, hot summers, cold winters, mostly sunny, not humid
Regulation
Easy
Office rental
$150.0
Price of a Beer
$1.27
VAT
20.0%
Corporate income tax
10.0%
Startup visa
No
Company register
Canada Vancouver / Toronto / Ottawa / Kelowna /Montreal 86.8 % / 9.7Mbps Easy
Startup Hub
Vancouver / Toronto / Ottawa / Kelowna /Montreal
Internet Coverage / Speed
86.8% / 9.7Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$ -
Ease of funding
Medium
Ease of starting up:
Easy
Expertise Markets
-
Population
35.2 (M)
Timezone
GMT-3-GMT-3:30
National dish
Kraft Dinner, Nanaimo bar, Poutine & Butter tarts
Currency
CAD ($)
Weather
Hot Summers / Cold Winters
Regulation
Easy
Office rental
$250.0
Price of a Beer
$4.43
VAT
5.0%
Corporate income tax
19.0%
Startup visa
Yes
Company register
Chile Santiago 61.4 % / 3.3Mbps Easy
Startup Hub
Santiago
Internet Coverage / Speed
61.4% / 3.3Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$ -
Ease of funding
-
Ease of starting up:
Easy
Expertise Markets
-
Population
18.0 (M)
Timezone
GMT-3
National dish
-
Currency
CLP
Weather
-
Regulation
-
Office rental
$ -
Price of a Beer
$2.0
VAT
19.0%
Corporate income tax
- %
Startup visa
Yes
Company register
China Beijing / Shenzhen 46.0 % / 3.2Mbps Easy
Startup Hub
Beijing / Shenzhen
Internet Coverage / Speed
46.0% / 3.2Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$1.0
Ease of funding
-
Ease of starting up:
Easy
Expertise Markets
-
Population
1369.0 (M)
Timezone
GMT+8
National dish
-
Currency
CNY
Weather
-
Regulation
Easy
Office rental
$ -
Price of a Beer
$1.49
VAT
17.0%
Corporate income tax
25.0%
Startup visa
-
Company register
Colombia Bogota / Medellín / Cali / Barranquilla 49.0 % / 6.0Mbps Medium
Startup Hub
Bogota / Medellín / Cali / Barranquilla
Internet Coverage / Speed
49.0% / 6.0Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$150.0
Ease of funding
Hard
Ease of starting up:
Medium
Expertise Markets
Agriculture, Textiles, Mining & Tourism
Population
47.7 (M)
Timezone
GMT-5
National dish
Arepa, Sancocho, Ajiaco, Bandeja paisa, Butifarra
Currency
COP ($)
Weather
Tropical all year long
Regulation
Medium
Office rental
$500.0
Price of a Beer
$0.89
VAT
16.0%
Corporate income tax
33.0%
Startup visa
No
Company register
Croatia Zagreb 63.0 % / - Mbps -
Startup Hub
Zagreb
Internet Coverage / Speed
63.0% / - Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$ -
Ease of funding
-
Ease of starting up:
-
Expertise Markets
-
Population
4.3 (M)
Timezone
GMT+1
National dish
-
Currency
HRK
Weather
-
Regulation
-
Office rental
$ -
Price of a Beer
$2.38
VAT
25.0%
Corporate income tax
20.0%
Startup visa
-
Company register
Denmark Copenhagen / Aarhus 88.0 % / 9.2Mbps Medium
Startup Hub
Copenhagen / Aarhus
Internet Coverage / Speed
88.0% / 9.2Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$1.0
Ease of funding
Hard
Ease of starting up:
Medium
Expertise Markets
-
Population
5.6 (M)
Timezone
GMT+1
National dish
Smørbrød
Currency
DKK
Weather
Summers are great, but short. Winters are cold, rainy and a bit too long.
Regulation
Easy
Office rental
$250.0
Price of a Beer
$3.5
VAT
25.0%
Corporate income tax
59.0%
Startup visa
Yes
Company register
Egypt Cairo / Alexandria 44.1 % / 2.8Mbps Easy
Startup Hub
Cairo / Alexandria
Internet Coverage / Speed
44.1% / 2.8Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$200.0
Ease of funding
Medium
Ease of starting up:
Easy
Expertise Markets
Tourism, Textiles, Logistics & Real Estate
Population
82.1 (M)
Timezone
GMT+2
National dish
Foul, Falafel & Koshari
Currency
EGP (LE)
Weather
Mildly hot summers (25-35°C) / slightly cold rainy winters (10-25°C)
Regulation
Medium
Office rental
$300.0
Price of a Beer
$2.0
VAT
10.0%
Corporate income tax
25.0%
Startup visa
-
Company register
Emirates (UAE) Dubai 85.0 % / 6.0Mbps Medium
Startup Hub
Dubai
Internet Coverage / Speed
85.0% / 6.0Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$4000.0
Ease of funding
Medium
Ease of starting up:
Medium
Expertise Markets
-
Population
9.3 (M)
Timezone
GMT+4
National dish
-
Currency
AED
Weather
Death summers (50°C) / warm winters (20°C)
Regulation
Medium
Office rental
$400.0
Price of a Beer
$13.0
VAT
- %
Corporate income tax
- %
Startup visa
-
Company register
France Paris / Bordeaux / Lyon / Toulouse / Lille/Nantes 85.0 % / 6.6Mbps Easy
Startup Hub
Paris / Bordeaux / Lyon / Toulouse / Lille/Nantes
Internet Coverage / Speed
85.0% / 6.6Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$ -
Ease of funding
Hard
Ease of starting up:
Easy
Expertise Markets
-
Population
64.6 (M)
Timezone
GMT+1
National dish
Frog legs (cliché)
Currency
EUR (€)
Weather
Depends on the region(Hot Summers/Cold Winters)
Regulation
Easy
Office rental
$150.0
Price of a Beer
$4.0
VAT
20.0%
Corporate income tax
33.3%
Startup visa
-
Company register
Germany Berlin 74.4 % / 8.1Mbps -
Startup Hub
Berlin
Internet Coverage / Speed
74.4% / 8.1Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$200.0
Ease of funding
Medium
Ease of starting up:
-
Expertise Markets
Manufacturing, Hardware & Logistics
Population
80.8 (M)
Timezone
GMT+1
National dish
Sauerkraut / Bratwurst/Potatoes
Currency
EUR (€)
Weather
Continental Europe
Regulation
-
Office rental
$100.0
Price of a Beer
$3.0
VAT
19.0%
Corporate income tax
15.8%
Startup visa
Yes
Company register
Holland Amsterdam / Eindhoven 94.0 % / 12.4Mbps Easy
Startup Hub
Amsterdam / Eindhoven
Internet Coverage / Speed
94.0% / 12.4Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$50.0
Ease of funding
Hard
Ease of starting up:
Easy
Expertise Markets
Logistics & Retail
Population
16.9 (M)
Timezone
GMT+1
National dish
Stew
Currency
EUR (€)
Weather
Moderate maritime climate / 17-20°C summer / 2-6°C winter
Regulation
Easy
Office rental
$150.0
Price of a Beer
$2.0
VAT
21.0%
Corporate income tax
41.0%
Startup visa
Yes
Company register
Hungary Budapest 72.0 % / 7.5Mbps Medium
Startup Hub
Budapest
Internet Coverage / Speed
72.0% / 7.5Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$200.0
Ease of funding
Medium
Ease of starting up:
Medium
Expertise Markets
Software, BioTech, Hardware
Population
9.9 (M)
Timezone
GMT+1
National dish
Pörkölt
Currency
HUF
Weather
Continental, hot summers, cold winters, mostly sunny, not humid
Regulation
Medium
Office rental
$140.0
Price of a Beer
$2.0
VAT
27.0%
Corporate income tax
10.0%
Startup visa
No
Company register
India Bangalore 25.0 % / 1.0Mbps Easy
Startup Hub
Bangalore
Internet Coverage / Speed
25.0% / 1.0Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$400.0
Ease of funding
Hard
Ease of starting up:
Easy
Expertise Markets
BPO & Technology
Population
1268.0 (M)
Timezone
GMT+5:30
National dish
Curry
Currency
INR
Weather
Extreme summers & winters but then it differs from cities. Country too big ;)
Regulation
Hard
Office rental
$1000.0
Price of a Beer
$4.0
VAT
4.0%
Corporate income tax
34.0%
Startup visa
-
Company register
Ireland Dublin 79.0 % / 10.7Mbps Easy
Startup Hub
Dublin
Internet Coverage / Speed
79.0% / 10.7Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$ -
Ease of funding
Medium
Ease of starting up:
Easy
Expertise Markets
-
Population
4.6 (M)
Timezone
GMT
National dish
Potatos
Currency
EUR (€)
Weather
Rains.. all the time
Regulation
Easy
Office rental
$300.0
Price of a Beer
$3.0
VAT
23.0%
Corporate income tax
19.0%
Startup visa
Yes
Company register
Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo / Haifa 73.4 % / 8.9Mbps -
Startup Hub
Tel Aviv-Yafo / Haifa
Internet Coverage / Speed
73.4% / 8.9Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$ -
Ease of funding
-
Ease of starting up:
-
Expertise Markets
-
Population
8.3 (M)
Timezone
GMT+2
National dish
Falafel, Hummus
Currency
ILS
Weather
Hot summers, cold winters
Regulation
-
Office rental
$ -
Price of a Beer
$8.64
VAT
18.0%
Corporate income tax
26.5%
Startup visa
-
Company register
Italy Rome / Milan / Turin 57.3 % / 5.2Mbps Medium
Startup Hub
Rome / Milan / Turin
Internet Coverage / Speed
57.3% / 5.2Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$ -
Ease of funding
Easy
Ease of starting up:
Medium
Expertise Markets
Fashion, Design,Food
Population
60.2 (M)
Timezone
GMT+1
National dish
Pizza and Pasta!
Currency
EUR (€)
Weather
-
Regulation
Hard
Office rental
$ -
Price of a Beer
$5.87
VAT
22.0%
Corporate income tax
27.5%
Startup visa
Yes
Company register
Japan Tokyo 82.8 % / 14.6Mbps Easy
Startup Hub
Tokyo
Internet Coverage / Speed
82.8% / 14.6Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$2300.0
Ease of funding
Medium
Ease of starting up:
Easy
Expertise Markets
-
Population
127.1 (M)
Timezone
GMT+9
National dish
Sushi & Soba
Currency
JPY (¥)
Weather
Very Hot Summers, Mild Winters
Regulation
Easy
Office rental
$ -
Price of a Beer
$1.5
VAT
8.0%
Corporate income tax
29.0%
Startup visa
-
Company register
Macedonia Skopje 63.1 % / 3.7Mbps Medium
Startup Hub
Skopje
Internet Coverage / Speed
63.1% / 3.7Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$5350.0
Ease of funding
Hard
Ease of starting up:
Medium
Expertise Markets
Textile, Iron, Steel, Wine, Vegetables
Population
2.1 (M)
Timezone
GMT+1
National dish
Baked Beens
Currency
MKD
Weather
Moderate continental climate / Warm dry summers / Cool winters
Regulation
Medium
Office rental
$500.0
Price of a Beer
$1.19
VAT
18.0%
Corporate income tax
10.0%
Startup visa
No
Company register
Malaysia Cyberjaya / Kuala Lumpur 67.0 % / 5.0Mbps Easy
Startup Hub
Cyberjaya / Kuala Lumpur
Internet Coverage / Speed
67.0% / 5.0Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$350.0
Ease of funding
Medium
Ease of starting up:
Easy
Expertise Markets
Rubber, Palm Oil, Oil & Gas, Electronics Manufacturing
Population
29.7 (M)
Timezone
GMT+8
National dish
Nasi Lemak, Roti Canai
Currency
MYR (RM)
Weather
Tropical climate all year round
Regulation
Easy
Office rental
$150.0
Price of a Beer
$5.0
VAT
6.0%
Corporate income tax
23.0%
Startup visa
Yes
Company register
Nepal Kathmandu 11.1 % / - Mbps -
Startup Hub
Kathmandu
Internet Coverage / Speed
11.1% / - Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$ -
Ease of funding
-
Ease of starting up:
-
Expertise Markets
-
Population
28.0 (M)
Timezone
GMT+5:45
National dish
-
Currency
NPR
Weather
-
Regulation
-
Office rental
$ -
Price of a Beer
$2.39
VAT
13.0%
Corporate income tax
25.0%
Startup visa
-
Company register
Norway Oslo 95.0 % / 9.0Mbps Easy
Startup Hub
Oslo
Internet Coverage / Speed
95.0% / 9.0Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$100.0
Ease of funding
Medium
Ease of starting up:
Easy
Expertise Markets
Oil, Aquaculture, Maritime
Population
5.1 (M)
Timezone
GMT+1
National dish
Lutefisk & Brunost, Pizza Grandiosa
Currency
NOK
Weather
Icy cold
Regulation
Easy
Office rental
$300.0
Price of a Beer
$7.0
VAT
25.0%
Corporate income tax
28.0%
Startup visa
No
Company register
Pakistan Lahore 14.8 % / - Mbps -
Startup Hub
Lahore
Internet Coverage / Speed
14.8% / - Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$ -
Ease of funding
-
Ease of starting up:
-
Expertise Markets
-
Population
4.6 (M)
Timezone
GMT+2
National dish
-
Currency
PKR
Weather
-
Regulation
-
Office rental
$ -
Price of a Beer
$2.5
VAT
17.0%
Corporate income tax
35.0%
Startup visa
-
Company register
Palestine Jerusalem / Ramallah / Nablus / Gaza 57.7 % / 4.0Mbps Easy
Startup Hub
Jerusalem / Ramallah / Nablus / Gaza
Internet Coverage / Speed
57.7% / 4.0Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$1000.0
Ease of funding
Hard
Ease of starting up:
Easy
Expertise Markets
Software, Call Center, Outsourcing, NGOs
Population
4.6 (M)
Timezone
GMT+2
National dish
Hummus, Mosakhan, Maqloba, Maftool
Currency
ILS / JOD / USD
Weather
Four seasons
Regulation
Medium
Office rental
$400.0
Price of a Beer
$3.0
VAT
16.0%
Corporate income tax
23.0%
Startup visa
-
Company register
Poland Warsaw / Krakow / Poznan 65.0 % / 16.0Mbps Easy
Startup Hub
Warsaw / Krakow / Poznan
Internet Coverage / Speed
65.0% / 16.0Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$280.0
Ease of funding
Medium
Ease of starting up:
Easy
Expertise Markets
-
Population
38.5 (M)
Timezone
GMT+1
National dish
Pierogi
Currency
PLN
Weather
Moderate climate (temperature depends on the season)
Regulation
Easy
Office rental
$120.0
Price of a Beer
$1.0
VAT
23.0%
Corporate income tax
19.0%
Startup visa
-
Company register
Romania Bucharest / Cluj / Timisoara / Iași 55.0 % / 62.6Mbps Easy
Startup Hub
Bucharest / Cluj / Timisoara / Iași
Internet Coverage / Speed
55.0% / 62.6Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$110.0
Ease of funding
Hard
Ease of starting up:
Easy
Expertise Markets
-
Population
20.1 (M)
Timezone
GMT+2
National dish
Sarmale & Mămăligă
Currency
RON
Weather
Depends on the region(Hot Summers/Cold Winters)
Regulation
Medium
Office rental
$ -
Price of a Beer
$0.67
VAT
24.0%
Corporate income tax
16.0%
Startup visa
-
Company register
Russia Moscow 62.0 % / 8.6Mbps Easy
Startup Hub
Moscow
Internet Coverage / Speed
62.0% / 8.6Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$350.0
Ease of funding
Hard
Ease of starting up:
Easy
Expertise Markets
Raw materials, Software & Web
Population
147.1 (M)
Timezone
GMT+3
National dish
Russian Cabbage Soup & Red Borsch
Currency
RUB
Weather
Very cold in the winters - Not everywhere
Regulation
Medium
Office rental
$350.0
Price of a Beer
$0.71
VAT
18.0%
Corporate income tax
13.0%
Startup visa
-
Company register
Saudi Arabia Riyadh 54.0 % / - Mbps -
Startup Hub
Riyadh
Internet Coverage / Speed
54.0% / - Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$ -
Ease of funding
-
Ease of starting up:
-
Expertise Markets
-
Population
31.5 (M)
Timezone
GMT+3
National dish
-
Currency
SAR
Weather
-
Regulation
-
Office rental
$350.0
Price of a Beer
$1.64
VAT
- %
Corporate income tax
20.0%
Startup visa
-
Company register
Scotland Edinburgh 75.0 % / 12.0Mbps Easy
Startup Hub
Edinburgh
Internet Coverage / Speed
75.0% / 12.0Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$35.0
Ease of funding
Easy
Ease of starting up:
Easy
Expertise Markets
Technology, Finance, Insurance, Whisky, Energy
Population
5.4 (M)
Timezone
GMT
National dish
Haggis
Currency
GBP (£)
Weather
Changeable - often cold and wet
Regulation
Easy
Office rental
$535.0
Price of a Beer
$5.0
VAT
20.0%
Corporate income tax
20.0%
Startup visa
Yes
Company register
Singapore Blk 71 (Ayer Rajah Crescent) 87.0 % / 60.0Mbps Easy
Startup Hub
Blk 71 (Ayer Rajah Crescent)
Internet Coverage / Speed
87.0% / 60.0Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$1.0
Ease of funding
Easy
Ease of starting up:
Easy
Expertise Markets
-
Population
5.5 (M)
Timezone
GMT +8
National dish
Chicken Rice
Currency
SGD
Weather
Tropical climate all year round
Regulation
Easy
Office rental
$250.0
Price of a Beer
$7.75
VAT
7.0%
Corporate income tax
17.0%
Startup visa
Yes
Company register
Slovenia Ljubljana 70.0 % / - Mbps -
Startup Hub
Ljubljana
Internet Coverage / Speed
70.0% / - Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$ -
Ease of funding
-
Ease of starting up:
-
Expertise Markets
-
Population
2.1 (M)
Timezone
GMT+1
National dish
-
Currency
EUR (€)
Weather
-
Regulation
-
Office rental
$ -
Price of a Beer
$2.52
VAT
22.0%
Corporate income tax
17.0%
Startup visa
-
Company register
South Africa Cape Town 34.0 % / 2.6Mbps Easy
Startup Hub
Cape Town
Internet Coverage / Speed
34.0% / 2.6Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$30.0
Ease of funding
Medium
Ease of starting up:
Easy
Expertise Markets
-
Population
54.0 (M)
Timezone
GMT+2
National dish
Boerewors Roll & Babotie
Currency
ZAR
Weather
Warm summer/cold(ish) winter (depends which city)
Regulation
Medium
Office rental
$200.0
Price of a Beer
$1.5
VAT
14.0%
Corporate income tax
29.0%
Startup visa
-
Company register
South Korea Seoul 100.0 % / 23.6Mbps Medium
Startup Hub
Seoul
Internet Coverage / Speed
100.0% / 23.6Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$1000.0
Ease of funding
Medium
Ease of starting up:
Medium
Expertise Markets
Technology, Construction, Tourism, Automotives
Population
50.2 (M)
Timezone
GMT+9
National dish
Kimchi
Currency
KRW
Weather
4 distinct seasons. Snow in the winter, Sun in the summer.
Regulation
Medium
Office rental
$400.0
Price of a Beer
$3.0
VAT
10.0%
Corporate income tax
25.0%
Startup visa
Yes
Company register
Spain Barcelona , Madrid & Valencia 72.0 % / 7.2Mbps Medium
Startup Hub
Barcelona , Madrid & Valencia
Internet Coverage / Speed
72.0% / 7.2Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$ -
Ease of funding
Medium
Ease of starting up:
Medium
Expertise Markets
Tourism, Health, Retail, Mobile, Gaming
Population
46.5 (M)
Timezone
GMT+1
National dish
Potatoes omelette & Paella
Currency
EUR (€)
Weather
Hot summer, warm winters (depends on the region)
Regulation
Medium
Office rental
$350.0
Price of a Beer
$2.59
VAT
21.0%
Corporate income tax
28.0%
Startup visa
Yes
Company register
Sweden Stockholm 94.0 % / 11.6Mbps -
Startup Hub
Stockholm
Internet Coverage / Speed
94.0% / 11.6Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$ -
Ease of funding
-
Ease of starting up:
-
Expertise Markets
tech
Population
9.8 (M)
Timezone
GMT+1
National dish
Köttbullar
Currency
SEK
Weather
-
Regulation
-
Office rental
$ -
Price of a Beer
$7.45
VAT
25.0%
Corporate income tax
22.0%
Startup visa
-
Company register
Switzerland Zurich / Lausanne 85.2 % / 12.7Mbps Easy
Startup Hub
Zurich / Lausanne
Internet Coverage / Speed
85.2% / 12.7Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$3000.0
Ease of funding
-
Ease of starting up:
Easy
Expertise Markets
Finance, BioPharma & Watches.
Population
8.1 (M)
Timezone
GMT+1
National dish
Cheese Fondue
Currency
CHF
Weather
4 distinct seasons. Snow in the winter, Sun in the summer.
Regulation
Easy
Office rental
$250.0
Price of a Beer
$5.0
VAT
8.0%
Corporate income tax
32.0%
Startup visa
-
Company register
Taiwan Taipei 76.0 % / 8.9Mbps -
Startup Hub
Taipei
Internet Coverage / Speed
76.0% / 8.9Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$ -
Ease of funding
-
Ease of starting up:
-
Expertise Markets
-
Population
23.4 (M)
Timezone
GMT+8
National dish
-
Currency
TWD
Weather
-
Regulation
-
Office rental
$ -
Price of a Beer
$3.73
VAT
5.0%
Corporate income tax
17.0%
Startup visa
-
Company register
Thailand Bangkok / Chiang Mai 60.0 % / 10.0Mbps Hard
Startup Hub
Bangkok / Chiang Mai
Internet Coverage / Speed
60.0% / 10.0Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$2000.0
Ease of funding
Hard
Ease of starting up:
Hard
Expertise Markets
Tourism, Textiles & Agriculture
Population
70.0 (M)
Timezone
GMT+7
National dish
Thai food (Pad Thai, Kao Phad, etc)
Currency
THB
Weather
Tropical, year round - rainy/dry seasons
Regulation
Hard
Office rental
$100.0
Price of a Beer
$2.0
VAT
17.0%
Corporate income tax
18.0%
Startup visa
-
Company register
Tunisia El ghazela / Tunis 50.7 % / 4.0Mbps Easy
Startup Hub
El ghazela / Tunis
Internet Coverage / Speed
50.7% / 4.0Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$250.0
Ease of funding
Hard
Ease of starting up:
Easy
Expertise Markets
Electronics, Tourism, Agri, Outsourcing
Population
11.0 (M)
Timezone
GMT+1
National dish
Couscous
Currency
TND
Weather
Mediterranean (subtropical climate) Hot Summers, Cold winter
Regulation
Easy
Office rental
$200.0
Price of a Beer
$0.8
VAT
18.0%
Corporate income tax
30.0%
Startup visa
No
Company register
Turkey Istanbul 45.0 % / 6.0Mbps Easy
Startup Hub
Istanbul
Internet Coverage / Speed
45.0% / 6.0Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$75.0
Ease of funding
Hard
Ease of starting up:
Easy
Expertise Markets
Textiles, Autos, Tea, Tourism & Construction
Population
76.6 (M)
Timezone
GMT+2
National dish
Kebap, Mezes, Simit, Yogurt, Raki & Baklava
Currency
TRY (TL)
Weather
Hot Summers, Cold Winters
Regulation
Medium
Office rental
$400.0
Price of a Beer
$2.0
VAT
18.0%
Corporate income tax
25.0%
Startup visa
-
Company register
United Kingdom London 87.0 % / 15.0Mbps Easy
Startup Hub
London
Internet Coverage / Speed
87.0% / 15.0Mbps
Company registration fee (foreigners)
$22.0
Ease of funding
Easy
Ease of starting up:
Easy
Expertise Markets
Finance & Technology
Population
64.1 (M)
Timezone
GMT
National dish
Fish & Chips
Currency
GBP (£)
Weather
Rainy
Regulation
Easy
Office rental
$300.0
Price of a Beer
$6.5
VAT
20.0%
Corporate income tax
25.0%
Startup visa
Yes
Company register


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