Despite Corona: More start-ups in 2020 than in the previous year

There were 13 percent more startups last year than there were in 2019, and analytics firm Startupdetector analyzed which sectors saw the most new companies.

2,857 startups - and thus 13 percent more than in 2019 - were newly registered in the commercial register last year. This is the result of an evaluation by the analysis company Startupdetector. Had it not been for the Corona crisis, there would have been even more startups, according to the study.

According to the study, most startups are still created in Berlin. 24 percent of all new start-ups are founded in the German capital. This is followed by Bavaria with 19 percent and NRW with 17 percent. In terms of sectors, the areas of software, medicine and e-commerce are particularly interesting for founders. In contrast, there were hardly any start-ups in the areas of blockchain, environmental technology and insurance.

In the second and third quarters of 2020, the number of financing rounds declined, according to the study, but recovered in the fourth quarter. There were a total of 1,690 funding rounds in 2020, and while VC investments started to pick up in the third quarter, angel investors remained cautious for a bit longer, similar to companies investing in startups.


Like it? Please spread the word:

Newsletter

Startups, stories and stats from the German startup ecosystem straight to your inbox. Subscribe with 2 clicks. Noice.

LinkedIn Connect

Take care, give care

Did this news inform or entertain you? Then we would be happy if you tell your network about it.

Share on Linkedin Share on Facebook Share on Xing

FYI: English edition available

Hello my friend, have you been stranded on the German edition of Startbase? At least your browser tells us, that you do not speak German - so maybe you would like to switch to the English edition instead?

Go to English edition

FYI: Deutsche Edition verfügbar

Hallo mein Freund, du befindest dich auf der Englischen Edition der Startbase und laut deinem Browser sprichst du eigentlich auch Deutsch. Magst du die Sprache wechseln?

Deutsche Edition öffnen

Similar posts