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The Ecosystem of Colombo Startups

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National Ranking
1st
0
in Sri Lanka
Regional Ranking
14th
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4
in South Asia
Global Ranking
357th
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17
worldwide

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Education
#175 worldwide
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Fintech
#191 worldwide
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Marketing & Sales
#198 worldwide

notable startups
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startup iconPickMe
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ecosystem description

The Startup Ecosystem of Colombo is ranked at number 357 globally, and shows a positive momentum increasing 17 spots since 2021. Colombo also ranks at number 1 in Sri Lanka, and 14 in South Asia.

Colombo is an ideal place to locate for Education, Fintech and Marketing & Sales startups. As the most popular industries in Colombo, there is a sample of 28 Education startups in Colombo, 12 Fintech startups in Colombo, and 5 Marketing & Sales startups in Colombo, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 65 startups in Colombo, 2 accelerators in Colombo, 4 coworking spaces in Colombo, no organizations in Colombo and no leaders in Colombo.

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PickMe is a taxi aggregator that allows faster, safer and smarter traveling while upgrading the standards of the taxi industry. Read more
Digital Health offers medical services to subscribers from the convenience of their mobile phone and website. Read more
XpressJobs is Sri Lanka’s premier Job Board. A marketplace tasked to help companies hire the best talent. Read more
Healthnet is an online pharmacy app providing prescription medicines via home delivery. Read more
oDoc is a B2B telemedicine app. The app connects patients to Doctors via online video consultations. They enable employers to provide high-impact health benefits to employees and their aim is to make primary healthcare universally available, affordable, and accessible. Read more
InsureMe is a dynamic and innovative insurance brokerage company offering Life and General Insurance solutions to corporate and individuals. Read more
BusSeat.lk is provides a full fledged online bus booking platform to buy and sell bus seats. Read more
Cemex HRM is a human resources management software platform. Read more
We are a technological powerhouse, delivering a full stack of exclusive software development services to empower your transformation and leverage your success in the digital arena. We house a dynamic team of strategists, designers, developers, technologists, innovators and are the best partner to help kickstart your journey through technology. Read more
Just Goodness is an e-Commerce platform providing organic food and household products. Read more
URBAN Transcends the idea of just an e-commerce experience. We strive for more. The question has always been “WHAT”. “What is the void in the world of online shopping & What can we do to fill the void?” Today, our patrons know that we have found the answer. Read more
We are an online peer-to-peer marketplace that solves the need of short-to medium term loans of consumers by connecting lender with borrowers for fast and convenient loans & attractive returns for lenders, when interest rates are low globally, promoting financial inclusiveness. Read more
"CrowdLearn",( https://crowdlearn.co ) EduOS is capable of self-paced (pure online), blended(recorded+live sessions), and hybrid delivery (online+offline) modes. It has full management capabilities covering the entire student lifecycle (from Lead generation to Alumni). Read more
We are a holistic Video gaming & Esports Company with more than 15 years of building ecosystems, crafting experiences & creating impact. We own & run Esports tournaments, help brands to reach gamers by executing award-winning marketing campaigns. We are experts in Esports broadcast & production and also build tools & platforms that support Esports. Read more
Greasemonkey is an e-Commerce platform for automobile products, parts and services providing doorstep services to customer. Read more
UNIVISER provides reliable real-time solutions to help your university students connect and build valuable partnerships through a single common sense platform with just a few clicks. Read more
Mintpay is Sri Lanka's first 'buy now, pay later' payment platform, built to enable responsible consumerism. Consumers can spread the cost of their online purchase into 3, interest-free installments and are always rewarded their good repayment behaviour. Read more
DirectPay is a fintech company providing solutions for digital payments covering the entire payment ecosystem. Read more
Rootcode Labs is a software product engineering company that helps businesses worldwide build high quality software products. We specialize in Mobile, Web, Enterprise Development as well as research and development in AI. Read more
LiveRoom specializes in 3D computer graphics related products and services. Read more
ShoutOUT Labs Inc, headquartered in Colombo, Sri Lanka, was founded in 2015 and incorporated in December, 2016 with the primary focus of providing innovative solutions in the digital customer experience space. It has sales offices in Nigeria, Nepal, and the United States. Read more
Work.lk offers an online job board for freelancers. Allows employers to search and connect with candidates for job vacancies. Read more
Thuru is a startup focus on accelerating reforestation using technology. For last few years we have developed a mini ecosystem to do reforestation and natural regeneration  Read more
The core values of Ceyentra Team are Creativity, Responsibility, and Quality. Our team has delivered over 100+ projects categorized under web applications, mobile applications, embedded systems, image processing, and machine learning. Our experience has spread across Education, Finance, Logistics, and E-Commerce domains in local and global levels. Read more
We are combined exposure in the financial industry; have a deep understanding of market needs and have the urge to bring groundbreaking results to industries. AnybanQ.lk is a proud product of Fintech Digital Pvt Ltd bringing together all Banks into one marketplace and a Digital Marketing tool for Banks serving as an info hub for the General Public. Read more
fonix is an innovation lab based in Colombo powered by Webgroup with its HQ in the heart of Europe. We are a team of highly energetic and motivated people who are changing the way of IT development and challenging the status quo. We, at Ifonix, are working to reach our mission to empower 1 billion lives throughout our projects. Read more
PayMedia is a rapidly evolving Fin-Tech company in Sri Lanka, starting with the aim of providing the best calibre of total software solutions for banks and other institutes. Some of our solutions are cash deposit ATM/KIOSK switching, KIOSK hardware & POS devices. Read more
Sri Lanka and United Kingdom based Tech-Innovation Startup specialized in Bespoke Enterprise Software Development and Mobile Applications Development, with a Research and Development arm. Read more
We are a DIY (Do It Yourself) electronics, robotics, IoT, and STEM education-based start-up bringing Maker-Movement in Sri Lanka by inculcating the DIY culture in individuals. We make programmable electronics easy for everyone so that real-life problems can be solved on their own Read more
A Decentralized Internet Governed by the Community Read more
House of Lonali is a fashion house upcycling unwanted textiles and transforming them into original clothes and lifestyle products. Read more
Niftron is a Blockchain as a Service platform which allows anyone to integrate blockchain with their products or projects easily and efficiently to improve trust by providing transparency, security and ownership. Read more
Supply chain traceability platform powered by Blockchain. Read more
With the Yenasys Communication Platform you can manage your customer communication intuitively, professionally, and in full compliance with data protection regulations. Read more
Authnex is an identify, authentication and authorization platform which would serve any enterprise in any industry vertical.  Read more
Arimac Digital is an innovative digital product development company. The company is backed by a compassionate team of technophiles, creative wizards and researchers specialising in enterprise, web and mobile development; immersive technologies, gaming and digital entertainment, cognitive sciences, and robotics.  Read more
We collect and sort plastic while keeping report and managing rewards to battle against the plastic problem  Read more
Taxperts is the first fintech company that provides taxation-as-a-service (TaaS) for citizens and businesses to make their tax compliance easy. Read more
Experience A Smart Community Living with GateIn for your gated apartments and society communities. Access services from Visitor Management, Raising Complaints, Pay and manage Maintenance Fee, and Community Engagement. Read more
Get Connectz is a common platform for grievance & maintenance issue reporting and is a dedicated tool to your employees to connect real time with respective officers or departments. Read more
Pink Drives is a safer ride hailing service driven by 100% LADIES and service offered exclusively for LADIES and KIDS. This service 9 Colombo and the surrounding areas currently. The objective is to provide dedicated ride hailing service for the safe transportation for women while also empowering female drivers. Read more
Layup is an online learning platform designed to help organizations cater to the learning needs of the modern workforce with an emphasis on social and game-based learning. Read more
Sri Lankas Premier Digital Realtors. An integrated real estate brokerage firm that harnesses the power of digital to deliver the best in class services in property brokerage, real estate project launch and property marketing Read more
We are Sri Lanka's largest vertical real estate marketplace. Connecting all the high-rise apartments and development projects directly to you. Filter through a range of options, to seamlessly select your ideal vertical home. Read more
Sri Lanka’s First Travel Marketplace Offering a Variety of Exciting Travel Deals From Expert and Accredited Travel Agents Across Sri Lanka Who Are Committed to Delighting You Around the Clock, and Enabling you to Discover the World Read more
"ManKiwwa" incident/ issues/ emergency reporting mobile app and a platform that reduces the communication gaps between government officials. This allows the authority to digitally assign tasks and communicate information to the officers accountable for resolving the problem. The authorities are emailed a snapshot and the location of the incident. Read more
Edulab is a simplified LMS platform that has been designed for individual teachers and institutes and provides a unique and user-friendly outlook for students. Students can pay their tuition fees easily with just a click and join online classes easily. Edulab platform is fully mobile responsive and supports any mobile device. Read more
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