The Startup Ecosystem of Accra

Accra has 48 startups in our sample database which represents about 98% of Ghana’s sampled startups. Accra is the highest-ranked startup ecosystem in Ghana.


In 2023, the startup scene of Accra shows much promise after advancing in the Global Ecosystem Index by 28 spots.

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Regional Ranking

In Western Africa

Global Ranking

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The Startup Ecosystem in Accra

Startups in Accra excel in Transportation, Fintech, and and Foodtech. There are some notable success stories contributing to the city’s growing Transportation industry. One of the most promising startups in Accra in 2023 is Mpharma, PEG, and Zeepay Ghana Limited.

Global Rank

Accra is ranked within the top 300 startup ecosystems globally.

Top Industries

Accra’s startups excel particularly in Transportation where it ranks 128 and in Fintech, and Foodtech. Find out more

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Notable Startups in Accra
Mpharma startup icon
PEG startup icon
Zeepay Ghana Limited startup icon
Zeepay Ghana Limited


Successful Transportation startups in Accra
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Jetstream Africa


Startups Ranking by Industry

Transportation icon
#128 worldwide

On our map, you can explore a total of 11 startups for Transportation.

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#153 worldwide

The Fintech industry in Accra is ranked 153 globally. There are 9 startups for Fintech on our sample database and map.

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#157 worldwide

Foodtech is ranked 157th in the world. Our database contains 4 startups for this industry.


Why should you join Accra's Startup Ecosystem?


Within Accra there is an increased attraction for entrepreneurs to set up their startups in industries such as Transportation, Fintech, Foodtech. These three industries represent about 50% of the startups represented on the Startup Ecosystem Map of Accra.


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Regional Rank


Accra is Ghana's 1st best startup ecosystem and is ranked 2nd in Western Africa. With a population of 2M - 10M people, Accra is ranked 268th in the world. The city has some notable startup success stories including Mpharma.

Startup Infrastructure in Accra
With a large variety of initiatives, Accra's startup ecosystem stands out from other cities in Western Africa. Accra offers a number of funding opportunities for entrepreneurs and startups. Below is a list of Accra's most prominent support initiatives:

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Regus - Accra, Atlantic Tower

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