Study names Edinburgh among the best cities to work in a start-up


Study names Edinburgh among the best cities to work in a start-up

Furnished apartment platform Nestpick have produced a ranking comparing 85 cities worldwide to discover which offer the best quality of life for those employed in the start-up industry.

Furnished apartment platform, Nestpick, have produced a ranking comparing 85 cities worldwide to discover which offer the best quality of life for those employed in the start-up industry.

Edinburgh was named among the top cities, which were assessed on criteria such as their start-up ecosystem, the salaries on offer in each location, social security & benefits the city offers, cost of Living, and quality of Life.

The results show that Singapore was the best place for those looking to work in start-ups worldwide, while the Scottish capital was named among the top 20, at number 19.

Ömer Kücükdere, managing director of Nestpick said: “Certain cities may offer bigger paychecks, but after considering taxes and living expenses, the return may not be so high. Similarly, professionals should consider quality of life: will vacation days be adequate to visit home? Is healthcare as accessible as you would like it to be?”

“We believe that time taken researching potential employers should not overshadow understanding the best cities in which to work. We hope that our study helps those looking to work in startups identify the cities which may best suit their needs.”

Edinburgh was chosen for scoring highly in the start-up ecosystem, healthcare, holidays, and gender equality categories.