Changes in Popular Sectors for Germany’s Start-ups

Over the past few years the hot sectors for Germany’s start-ups have changed in terms of the number of start-ups and investment. Which sectors have changed, and which have fallen out of favour?

The following information and graphic is based on data from Deutsche Start-up Monitor reports. What are the most important points to note?

  • E-commerce has seen a decrease from 12.3 per cent in 2014 to 8.7 per cent in 2016, while
  • IT/Software development start-ups have sky-rocketed from just under 3 per cent in 2014 to 15 per cent.
  • FinTech, food-related start-ups and medical tech start-ups have also seen a steady increase over the last three years.

See our previous posts on: #fintech, #food

The following graphic is courtesy of Heureka.

start-up-sectors-change-chart-mar-2017.jpg

Photo credit: http://www.colourbox.com. Material used in the preparation of this article has been drawn from Heureka.

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