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Egypt Startup Ecosystem Overview

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Energy & Environment
#42 worldwide
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#47 worldwide
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#48 worldwide

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The Egypt Startup Ecosystem is a regional Leader in innovation, ranked at number 65 globally, and shows a positive momentum 5 spots since 2021. Egypt also ranks at number 1 for startups in Northern Africa.

There are 2 cities ranked in the top 1,000 in Egypt and the top ranked city in Egypt is Cairo at 160 globally. Cairo is followed by Alexandria at 1132 and undefined at undefined.

Egypt is an ideal place to locate for Energy & Environment, Health and Foodtech startups. As the most popular industries in the country, there is a sample of 61 Energy & Environment startups in Egypt, 46 Health startups in Egypt and 34 Foodtech startups in Egypt, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is a sample of 241 startups in Egypt, 1 accelerators in Egypt, 6 coworking spaces in Egypt, 1 organizations in Egypt and no leaders in Egypt.

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Paymob is a digital payments enabler for emerging markets helping small and large enterprises accept payments online and in-store. Read more
Wuzzuf is a next gen online recruitment platform. We intelligently match job seekers with jobs. Unlike other traditional recruitment sites and job boards, we provide unrivaled USABILITY and job matching INTELLIGENCE. Our business model is subscription based and SaaS-like, with multiple pricing tiers for employers depending on their hiring needs. Wuzzuf provides a superior online recruiting EXPERIENCE... We don't have just one differentiator, we have a whole better experience. Like Gmail compared to other email providers... it's just more usable and intelligent. For job seekers we provide maximum transparency on whether their job applications were seen, shortlisted, rejected, etc... This greatly reduces the frustration. As most job boards, you have to start with specific geographic focus. Currently we are operating and serving the recruitment market in Egypt only due to limited resources. However, our plan is to expand regionally in the MENA region, then go global.  Read more
elmenus is an online food discovery platform that provides its users with digitized restaurant menus from food carts to hotel restaurants. Read more
Halan is a ride-hailing application that provides two and three-wheeler vehicle rides and on-demand logistics. Read more
Yaoota! is a MENA's premier shopping search engine. Read more
Bosta provides an on-demand courier app with a B2C focus, allowing businesses to send parcels to their customers. Read more
ExpandCart is the fastest growing Arabic ecommerce platform in the Middle East Read more
MaxAB is a B2B e-commerce marketplace that connects food and grocery retailers to suppliers. Read more
Thndr is a financial services company that operates an app-based investment platform. Read more
Breadfast delivers fresh bread and breakfast items to customers' doorsteps every morning Read more
Khazna is to improve and expand financial services for Egyptians through the mobile application. Read more
Trella is a b2b technology platform and trucking marketplace that connects shippers with carriers in the highly fragmented freight industry Read more
Dana Gas is the Middle East’s leading private sector natural gas company producing some 65,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day of oil, Read more
KarmSolar is a private off-grid solar energy integrator in Egypt. Read more
Telda is the easiest and fastest way to send, spend and save money. Read more
1st and fastest growing social commerce platform in Middle East and Africa Read more
Zooba Eats is an online platform serving our take on a few Egyptian street food staples. Read more
MoneyFellows is a collaborative money management and lending platform digitizing ROSCAs offering users competitive financial solutions. Read more
Online pharmacy marketplace and insurance benefits manager Read more
Capiter provides a payment method that offers cash flow solutions for small to medium-sized businesses. Read more
Banking the 2 billion people in the world that have a job, but no bank account Read more
Dynamic and Energetic Team with the full range Services of online marketing agency, creative function, advertising and more. Read more
Wasla is an incentivized mobile browser that subsidizes user data costs by leveraging mobile advertising. Read more
PraxiLabs is an e-learning company that developed a product that makes virtual science labs accessible. Read more
Groceries and more in 20 minutes Read more
Adzily is a digital advertising platform that mix between traditional advertising and digital advertising. Read more
Variance is an integrated smart training academy that uses the most recent and highest technologies of the Learning industry. Read more
Flextock is a provider of on-demand warehousing and logistics platform to help businesses efficiently scale their operations. Read more
Edfa3ly (Arabic for "to pay") offers Egyptians a means to purchase goods from US ecommerce sites through a variety of payment methods and ensures delivery on a timely basis. Knowing that US merchants mostly accepts a US bank issued credit card as the only payment method they accept. In Egypt, less than 2% of the population has a credit card and even fewer of these small segments own US credit cards yet goods imported from the US continue to be quite popular and in order to bridge the gap between Egypt and the West, handles all issues of the sale, ranging from the payment transaction to government taxes and even shipping and delivery to the customers door step. Egyptians can browse any American ecommerce site, select an item for purchase and calculate the total cost of their order (including shipping and customs taxes) before placing the order. Read more
we are a leading online & offline travel agency provide accommodation and airlines and full packages all over the world Read more
Akelni is a service offers online food delivery, so that you can order from your favorite restaurants and experience new restaurants as well Read more
Dsquares specializes in offering loyalty programs that bring our customers closer to their consumers. Read more
BasharSoft is a technology firm specialized in developing innovative web-based online recruitment software solutions. Read more
Entlaqa provides innovative solutions focused to increase the engagement of their External Customers, or Internal Customers (Employees). Read more
MENA's First Cash Back provider Read more
Nawah is a core hub of advanced research facilites offering online and on demand scientific services Read more
L&D Platform for Courses, Animated Book Summaries & Learning Paths in Arabic Read more
CliniDo is a HealthTech Startup that Simply Connects patients with Healthcare providers Through an online platform. Read more
GoodsMart is a premium household shopping app. Read more
Shezlong, an online mental health platform, allows patients to be connected with licensed therapists via video visit on mobiles or web. Read more
SCL is one of the finest School Management System in its category. Premium high-end feature rich possibilities. Read more
Buseet is a planned commute aggregator, operating shared vehicles to transport daily commuters thru tech Read more
Lynks Inc. provides browsing solutions for various online stores for clients in Egypt. Read more
Chefaa is a GPS-enabled pharmacy benefits platform Read more
Shahry operates as a digital lending startup. Read more
Kashat is the first of its kind mobile app in Egypt designed to help micro businesses owners with small loans and other financial services Read more
Cassbana uses AI to run a behavior-based credit scoring system, which determines individuals and businesses ' access to credit. Read more
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