Stockholm second best in Europe for startups

Swedish capital Stockholm has been ranked among the finest cities in Europe for digital entrepreneurs in a new study, beating 58 other cities and trailing only one.

The European Digital City Index (EDCI) placed Stockholm second in Europe behind only London when it comes to supporting digital entrepreneurs. It was followed by Amsterdam in third, Helsinki in fourth, and Paris in fifth.

The index provides information about the strengths and weaknesses of local ecosystems for startups planning for the future.

And the 2016 study highlights the Swedish capital’s highest penetration of residential broadband of any European city, and highest percentage of fibre broadband connection in Europe as some of its strengths.

Read the full story at thelocal.se.

Victoria Krisman is Interactive Media Specialist for the Intelligent Community Forum.
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