Home to 88% of Bangladesh’s startups, Dhaka boasts a vibrant startup ecosystem that is ranked 326 in the world.
While Dhaka decreased by 63 spots in its global rank in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index of 2022, its ranking in Bangladesh remained stable at 1 nationally since 2021.
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Dhaka is ranked within the top 400 startup ecosystems globally.
Dhaka’s startups excel particularly in Transportation where it ranks 118 and in Education, and Foodtech. Find out more
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On our map, you can explore a total of 15 startups for Transportation.
In South Asia, Dhaka's Education is in top 190. Dhaka has a concentration of about 0% of the country's total Education startups that are represented on our map.
Foodtech is ranked 198th in the world. Our database contains 8 startups for this industry.
Within Dhaka there is an increased attraction for entrepreneurs to set up their startups in industries such as Transportation, Education, Foodtech. These three industries represent about 49% of the startups represented on the Startup Ecosystem Map of Dhaka.
Dhaka is Bangladesh's 1st best startup ecosystem and is ranked 12th in South Asia. With a population of undefined, Dhaka is ranked th in the world. The city boasts some notable startup success stories including ShopUp.
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