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The Ecosystem of Cairo Startups

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Global Ranking
160th
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20
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Transportation
#89 worldwide
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Education
#104 worldwide
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Health
#112 worldwide

notable startups
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The Startup Ecosystem of Cairo is ranked at number 160 globally, and shows a positive momentum increasing 20 spots since 2021. Cairo also ranks at number 1 in Egypt, and 1 in Northern Africa.

Cairo is an ideal place to locate for Transportation, Education and Health startups. As the most popular industries in Cairo, there is a sample of 47 Transportation startups in Cairo, 39 Education startups in Cairo, and 29 Health startups in Cairo, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 197 startups in Cairo, 1 accelerators in Cairo, 3 coworking spaces in Cairo, no organizations in Cairo and no leaders in Cairo.

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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
Paymob is a digital payments enabler for emerging markets helping small and large enterprises accept payments online and in-store. 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
Yaoota! is a MENA's premier shopping search engine. Read more
Halan is a ride-hailing application that provides two and three-wheeler vehicle rides and on-demand logistics. Read more
Breadfast delivers fresh bread and breakfast items to customers' doorsteps every morning Read more
Bosta provides an on-demand courier app with a B2C focus, allowing businesses to send parcels to their customers. Read more
MaxAB is a B2B e-commerce marketplace that connects food and grocery retailers to suppliers. Read more
ExpandCart is the fastest growing Arabic ecommerce platform in the Middle East Read more
Khazna is to improve and expand financial services for Egyptians through the mobile application. 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
Zooba Eats is an online platform serving our take on a few Egyptian street food staples. Read more
Capiter provides a payment method that offers cash flow solutions for small to medium-sized businesses. Read more
Thndr is a financial services company that operates an app-based investment platform. Read more
Trella is a b2b technology platform and trucking marketplace that connects shippers with carriers in the highly fragmented freight industry 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
Dynamic and Energetic Team with the full range Services of online marketing agency, creative function, advertising and more. Read more
1st and fastest growing social commerce platform in Middle East and Africa Read more
Banking the 2 billion people in the world that have a job, but no bank account Read more
KarmSolar is a private off-grid solar energy integrator in Egypt. Read more
Wasla is an incentivized mobile browser that subsidizes user data costs by leveraging mobile advertising. Read more
we are a leading online & offline travel agency provide accommodation and airlines and full packages all over the world 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, Edfa3ly.com 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
L&D Platform for Courses, Animated Book Summaries & Learning Paths in Arabic Read more
Telda is the easiest and fastest way to send, spend and save money. 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
Flextock is a provider of on-demand warehousing and logistics platform to help businesses efficiently scale their operations. Read more
MENA's First Cash Back provider Read more
GoodsMart is a premium household shopping app. Read more
Cassbana uses AI to run a behavior-based credit scoring system, which determines individuals and businesses ' access to credit. 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
PraxiLabs is an e-learning company that developed a product that makes virtual science labs accessible. Read more
Eventtus is a social platform for events that helps people find events matching their interests and happening near them. Eventtus also connects events organizers to the right audience and give them the right tools to promote and manage their events and keep their attendees engaged during and after the events.  Read more
Buseet is a planned commute aggregator, operating shared vehicles to transport daily commuters thru tech Read more
CliniDo is a HealthTech Startup that Simply Connects patients with Healthcare providers Through an online platform. Read more
dryve is revolutionising mobility in the Middle East and North Africa. 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
Chefaa is a GPS-enabled pharmacy benefits platform Read more
NowPay improves the financial-wellness of corporate employees. Read more
Shahry operates as a digital lending startup. Read more
Connecting HealthCare Practitioners to Professional Opportunities. Courses, Conferences, Jobs & Much More! Read more
Smart medical services corporation provide a medical care programs suitable for All volumes of companies and also for Members and groups Read more
DentaCarts is a FinTech-Enabled Data-Driven Marketplace for Medical Supplies in MENA providing the widest range of authentic products Read more
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