Home to 83% of Lebanon’s startups, Beirut boasts a vibrant startup ecosystem that is ranked 464 in the world.
While Beirut decreased by 112 spots in its global rank in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index of 2022, its ranking in Lebanon remained stable at 1 nationally since 2021.
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Beirut is ranked within the top 500 startup ecosystems globally.
Beirut’s startups excel particularly in Transportation where it ranks 173 and in Education, and Fintech. Find out more
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On our map, you can explore a total of 9 startups for Transportation.
In Middle East, Beirut's Education is in top 205. Beirut has a concentration of about 0% of the country's total Education startups that are represented on our map.
Fintech is ranked 235th in the world. Our database contains 7 startups for this industry.
Within Beirut there is an increased attraction for entrepreneurs to set up their startups in industries such as Transportation, Education, Fintech. These three industries represent about 63% of the startups represented on the Startup Ecosystem Map of Beirut.
Beirut is Lebanon's 1st best startup ecosystem and is ranked 13th in Middle East. With a population of 5M - 10M people, Beirut is ranked th in the world. The city boasts some notable startup success stories including Anghami.
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