The top startup global index ranks Bangkok as number 7 in the world and number 1 in Asia for startups, in particular, for tech.
Thailand’s capital really is becoming the epicenter of change, growth, and connectivity.
The South East Asian economy and ecosystem as a whole is growing daily with more and more foreign interest, skilled entrepreneurs and investors enabling the startup scene to flourish.
The Metrics used to measure the top places for startups include:
- Quality of life
- Cost of Living
- Starting a business
- Office space
- Monthly salary
- Best country for business
As more and more people move into the digital nomad movement as a way of working and lifestyle, Bangkok has been ranked as number 3 on the list of top digital nomad places in the world.
Thailand’s capital can cater to your needs with co-working spaces, affordable living spaces and an abundant range of networking startup events and conferences to suit all industry professionals.
The Fintech startup opportunities in Thailand are centered and focused mainly on tourism, enterprise blockchain, and social commerce with leading Fintech venture capitalists based in the country providing the capital and expertise to grow the economy.
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