INFOGRAPHIC: TOP 10 CITIES FOR GROWING AND EXPANDING BUSINESSES IN EUROPE IN 2015
Based on the Inc. 5000 Europe list, ROI Research On Investment developed an infographic to illustrate Europe’s top 10 cities for fast-growth companies.
A TOOL FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROFESIONALS
This is an excellent tool for Economic Development Organizations to identify fast growing companies that may be pursuing job-creating expansion initiatives. The list also provides insightful intelligence into the individual cities that are creating business environments where companies can prosper. Can we establish any commonalities among these favorable attributes that are transferable to other jurisdictions around the world? The list can further serve as a tremendous guide from an investment attraction and lead generation perspective for both economic development and B2B sales professionals.
TOP 10 CITIES FOR HIGH-GROWTH COMPANIES IN EUROPE
Here is a breakdown of the top 10 cities by number of fast-growth companies: 10. Budapest, Hungary: 59 companies 9. Oslo, Norway: 66 companies 8. Rome, Italy: 69 companies 7. London, England: 74 companies 6. Stockholm, Sweden: 74 companies 5. Bucharest, Romania: 76 companies 4. Vilnius, Lithuania: 86 companies 3. Milan, Italy: 87 companies 2. Riga, Latvia: 97 companies 1. Paris, France: 151 companies
THE INC. 5000 EUROPE LIST
Spanning 30 industries and 28 countries, the Inc. 5,000 Europe list ranks the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in Europe. The companies are listed according to revenue growth for the past 3 years. Revenue in the initial year must have been at least $200,000 and revenue for the last year must exceed $2 million. The Inc. 5,000 list was first published in the USA in 1982 for US only companies. This is the first time Inc. published a 5000 list for Europe.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Steven Jast led the growth of ROI Research On Investment from a staff of 2 to an international company with offices in 4 countries and a staff of over 60. To date, ROI Research On Investment has worked with over 300 clients from around the world. As president of ROI Research On Investment, Steven was a Finalist in the Ernst & Young International Entrepreneur of the Year Competition in 2008 and led ROI Research On Investment to its status as a Profit Hot 50 company. Steven has been published in numerous business publications, serves on several Boards and has been key note speaker at a variety of business and investment gatherings.
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