The Startup Ecosystem of Mauritius

Mauritius boasts 2 cities in the top 1000 and is one of Eastern Africa’s best countries for setting up a startup.

COUNTRY RANKING

Mauritius’s startup scene saw an increase in 2022 and jumped 2 spots from the previous year, outranking Saudi Arabia.

Population

1.3
Million

Regional Ranking

2nd
+
1
In Eastern Africa

Global Ranking

71st
+
2
Worldwide
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The Startup Ecosystem in Mauritius

In 2022, Mauritius register a rise in Software and Data startups. Some of the most notable success stories in this industry are those of , Liquid Telecom.

Global Rank

Mauritius is ranked within the top 100 startup ecosystems globally.

Top Industries

Mauritius’s startup scene is best represented in Software and Data, Fintech, and in Energy & and Environment.

Top Cities for Startups in Mauritius - Ranked by StartupBlink
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2022 National Rank & Change ▲
2022 National Rank & Change City
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Global Rank & ChangeTotal ScoreQuantity ScoreQuality ScoreBusiness Score
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559th
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0.575
0.07
0.10
0.41
2nd
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986th
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0.165
0.01
0.04
0.12
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Startups

Notable Startups in Mauritius
Liquid Telecom startup icon
Liquid Telecom
CoinAfrique startup icon
CoinAfrique
Bayport Management startup icon
Bayport Management

Startups

Successful Software and Data startups in Mauritius
Liquid Telecom startup icon
Liquid Telecom
CoinAfrique startup icon
CoinAfrique
Esoko Networks startup icon
Esoko Networks

Startups

Startups Ranking by Industry

Software and Data icon
Software and Data
5 startups

On our map, you can explore a total of 5 for Software and Data.

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Fintech
4 startups

Mauritius boasts 4 startups in Fintech on our map.

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Energy & Environment
2 startups

Our database contains 2 for Energy & Environment in Mauritius.

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