The SumUp Small Business Index

We’re excited to share the SumUp Small Business Index with you. No matter what industry you’re in, or where you operate, we think it’ll be a great tool for you and your business.

At SumUp, we see a world where entrepreneurs can thrive whilst doing what they love, and it’s our aim to empower them. We do everything we can to make their lives easier, and the small business index is just one way in which we do it.

It’s a knowledge base about small merchants in Europe, for small merchants everywhere.

We worked with numerous sources of data to uncover the most relevant stats for all small merchants, and brought it all together so that you can find small-business data and insights in one single place.

The SumUp Small Business Index lets you view all kinds of stats and scores, from real estate costs and opportunities, to third-party incentives and support, find out what European cities are the best for small businesses.

What can you use it for?

  • Find out where small businesses can thrive in Europe

  • Discover potential opportunities for your business

  • Pick the best city to start your new business

  • Find out what benefits are available to small businesses in your area

The SumUp Small Business Index can be used for a lot of helpful things. It offers valuable insights into small businesses–showing what initiatives are in place to help them thrive, and what the friendliest cities for small businesses throughout Europe are.

So what's the best city to start a small business in Europe? Find out on the index.

Alex Thumwood