The Startup Ecosystem of Amman

Amman boasts 62 startups in our sample database which represents about 98% of Jordan’s sampled startups. Amman is the highest-ranked startup ecosystem in Jordan.

CITY RANKING

While Amman decreased by 49 spots in its global rank in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index of 2022, its ranking in Jordan remained stable at 1 nationally since 2021.

National Ranking

1st
0
In Jordan

Regional Ranking

6th
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1
In Middle East

Global Ranking

250th
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49
Worldwide
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The Startup Ecosystem in Amman

Startups in Amman excel in Social & Leisure, Education, and Ecommerce & and Retail. There are some notable success stories contributing to the city’s growing Social & Leisure industry. One of the most promising startups in Amman in 2022 is WebTeb, HyperPay, and Tamatem.

Global Rank

Amman is ranked within the top 300 startup ecosystems globally.

Top Industries

Amman’s startups excel particularly in Social & Leisure where it ranks 134 and in Education, and Ecommerce & Retail. Find out more

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Startups

Notable Startups in Amman
WebTeb startup icon
WebTeb
HyperPay startup icon
HyperPay
Tamatem startup icon
Tamatem

Startups

Successful Social & Leisure startups in Amman
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Kharabeesh
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abjjad
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Viavii

Startups

Startups Ranking by Industry

Social & Leisure icon
Social & Leisure
#134 worldwide

On our map, you can explore a total of 17 startups for Social & Leisure.

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Education
#166 worldwide

In Middle East, Amman's Education is in top 166. Amman has a concentration of about 0% of the country's total Education startups that are represented on our map.

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Ecommerce & Retail
#191 worldwide

Ecommerce & Retail is ranked 191st in the world. Our database contains 8 startups for this industry.

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Overview

Within Amman there is an increased attraction for entrepreneurs to set up their startups in industries such as Social & Leisure, Education, Ecommerce & Retail. These three industries represent about 58% of the startups represented on the Startup Ecosystem Map of Amman.

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National Rank

6th

Regional Rank

Overview

Amman is Jordan's 1st best startup ecosystem and is ranked 6th in Middle East. With a population of 5M - 10M people, Amman is ranked th in the world. The city boasts some notable startup success stories including WebTeb.

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