10 countries that are favourite of high-tech companies

Saturday, October 5, 2013 |


There are some countries that technology companies love due to their excellent infrastructure, pool of experts and strong government backing.
Let's take a look at some nations that are favourite of high-tech firms.


The United States - Overall rank: 1
Percentage of publicly listed companies in high-tech industries: 23 per cent
The United States is the favourite of high-tech firms as it's the birth place of most major companies.

The Netherlands - 
Overall rank: 2
Percentage of publicly listed companies in high-tech industries: 19 per cent
The Netherlands is famous for its open culture, world-class education system and high standard of living.

Sweden - 
Overall rank: 3
Percentage of publicly listed companies in high-tech industries: 18 per cent
Sweden has one of the highest per capita incomes and is one of the least unequal societies in the globe.

Germany - 
Overall rank: 4
Percentage of publicly listed companies in high-tech industries: 17 per cent
Germany attracts many companies as it's the biggest economic powerhouse in Europe.

South Korea - 
Overall rank: 5
Percentage of publicly listed companies in high-tech industries: 16 per cent
South Korea is one of the biggest exporters of electronics in the world.

Israel - 
Overall rank: 6
Percentage of publicly listed companies in high-tech industries: 15 per cent
Israel attracts many high-tech companies due to strong government support

France - 
Overall rank: 7
Percentage of publicly listed companies in high-tech industries: 11 per cent
France, which is one of the biggest economies in the world, is a magnet for high-tech companies primarily due to its central location.

Denmark - 
Overall rank: 8
Percentage of publicly listed companies in high-tech industries: 11 per cent
Denmark attracts many high-tech companies as it's one of the richest countries in the wealth.

Finland - 
Overall rank: 9
Percentage of publicly listed companies in high-tech industries: 10 per cent
Finland is a magnet for high-tech companies due to its excellent infrastructure and strong government support.

Switzerland - 
Overall rank: 10
Percentage of publicly listed companies in high-tech industries: 9 per cent
Switzerland has many high-tech companies as it's one of the wealthiest nations in the world.