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The Ecosystem of Dubai Startups

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#17 worldwide
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#21 worldwide
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#55 worldwide

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The Startup Ecosystem of Dubai is ranked at number 61 globally, and shows a positive momentum increasing 6 spots since 2021. Dubai also ranks at number 1 in United Arab Emirates, and 2 in Middle East.

Dubai is an ideal place to locate for Foodtech, Transportation and Fintech startups. As the most popular industries in Dubai, there is a sample of 95 Foodtech startups in Dubai, 57 Transportation startups in Dubai, and 49 Fintech startups in Dubai, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 302 startups in Dubai, 4 accelerators in Dubai, 2 coworking spaces in Dubai, 4 organizations in Dubai and no leaders in Dubai.

Startups in Dubai

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Altibbi is the Largest Digital Health platform in the Arab World, including 1.5M pages of medical content and a 24/7 telehealth service. Read more
STARZ PLAY offers films, Hollywood series, and documentaries for children in conjunction with the U.S., as well as Arabic content. Read more
tabby is a ''Buy Now, Pay Later'' payments company, allowing consumers to shop and pay in 4 installments at no cost. Read more
Vezeeta is a digital healthcare booking platform and practice management software. Read more
iMile is a well-known Logistics and Courier services provider across the Middle East. Read more
FoxPush is a cloud-based ad management platform built specifically for Advertisers, Publishers, or Ad Networks. Read more
cashew is a 360° instant payment & digital finance solution that empowers consumers to finance their lifestyle needs. Read more
Traveazy Investments PTE. LTD, established in 2014 providing travel solutions to customer based across the globe Read more
CarSwitch is the UAE's latest technology platform providing an innovative customer-centric service that completely reinvents the painful process of buying or selling used cars. CarSwitch offers buyers and sellers better prices through direct seller-to- buyer deals, complete transparency and peace of mind through a proprietary 200-point inspection and guaranteed warranty for every car, and a completely hassle-free experience by taking care of every step of the process. With CarSwitch, buyers pay less, sellers get more, and neither have to do the work! Read more
Bayzat is a technology company that provides insurance and HR software solutions. Read more
yallacompare is a Middle-East-based financial comparison platform that enables its users to compare banks and financial institutions. Read more
An award-winning, Dubai-based start-up offering payment gateway solutions. Read more
BitOasis is a cryptocurrency trading platform offering a digital asset wallet and exchange to buy, sell, and trade. Read more
The leading video based contentious online learning platform for all Arabs around the world Read more
Yellow Door Energy is a market-leading provider of solar and energy efficient solutions for commerical and industrial customers in the Middle East and Africa. Customers can reduce energy costs, improve power realiability, and lower carbon emissions. Read more
Restaurant Management Software and Online Restaurant Reservations Read more
Buy Now. Pay Later. Zero Interest. Zero Fees. Read more
Opontia provides a fast and fair way for small e-commerce business owners to sell their companies. Read more
Zbooni gives your customers the power to browse, and even buy your products directly through chat. Read more
Sweetheart Kitchen is a multi brand virtual kitchen that uses advanced cooking techniques to produce and deliver food. Read more
Beehive connect businesses looking for finance with investors, building mutually beneficial partnerships for growth. Read more
Fetchr is an international express, mail delivery and logistics services company. Read more
North Ladder is a Real-time auction driven second hand marketplace facilitating access to quick cash for consumer assets. Read more
Hubpay is an independently regulated provider of cross-border money services designed to increase financial inclusion in emerging markets. Read more
Mamo Pay provides payments application intended to make money transfers accessible. Read more
Udrive is the first pay-per-minute car sharing provider in the Middle East which offers car rental through mobile access on the street. Read more
An online marketplace that provides quotes and online booking for moving, home services and insurance in the UAE and Qatar Read more
Seez is a data-first automotive platform that makes a mobile app for car shoppers. Read more
Joi Gifts is the full-service mobile platform for gifts Read more
Online platform providing solutions for processing all types of visa applications Read more
SaaS, PaaS, e-commerce solutions, logistics, lastmile, mobility, spatial planning, IoT Read more
NOW Money uses mobile banking technology to bring accounts and remittance to the unbanked population of the Middle East. Read more
GrubTech is an end-to-end SaaS platform enabling the digital transformation of restaurants and cloud kitchens. Read more
The easiest and fastest way to manage your financial life in one place. Get clarity. Get smarter. Get in-control. Read more
RIZEK is a tech-startup aimed at creating more jobs across the MENA region. Read more
BasharaCare is an online retailer of skincare products targeted to consumers. Read more
souKare is an online Pharmacy, Wellness and B2C health tech platform that focuses on instant health products' delivery and medical adherence Read more
Merit Incentives provides gifts, rewards and engagement strategies using innovative technologies in the MENA region. Read more
Trukkin is a leading cloud based B2B platform. Read more
JadoPado is an instant gratification e-commerce platform for the Middle East. We sell only what we have available in inventory and deliver direct to consumers in very short timeframes using our own fleet of vans. We're building an online-offline hybrid business that is essentially beautiful UI, a great customer experience meshed with a strong physical supply chain. We're trying to overcome: Inefficient regional logistics, dearth of local payment options and a very nascent e-commerce market. Read more
VineaSX is a video software company helping digital marketers create, publish, and promote using videos easier. Read more
Crowd Analyzer offers tools for brands and agencies monitor, analyze, and activate digital crowds. Read more
Oliv ( is a career marketplace made for the youth. Based in Dubai (UAE), we connect students and grads to internships & jobs. Read more
Arrow Labs Solutions provides businesses with technological products and services that focus on mobility and security. Read more
Meals from the best restaurants at 50%+ discount & free delivery with MUNCH:ON Pro, enabled thru bundling, routing & scheduling technology Read more
STEPPI is a corporate health and community engagement platform. Read more
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