The Startup Ecosystem of Guatemala

Guatemala boasts 1 city in the top 1000 and is one of Central America’s best countries for setting up a startup.

COUNTRY RANKING

Since 2022, Guatemala lost 12 spots in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index, having now positioned itself as 113th worldwide.

Population

17.3
Million

Regional Ranking

5th
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1
In Central America

Global Ranking

113th
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12
Worldwide
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The Startup Ecosystem in Guatemala

In 2022, Guatemala register a rise in Energy & Environment startups. Some of the most notable success stories in this industry are those of , Kingo.

Global Rank

Top Industries

Guatemala’s startup scene is best represented in Energy & Environment, Software and Data, and in Marketing & and Sales.

Top Cities for Startups in Guatemala - Ranked by StartupBlink
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Startups

Notable Startups in Guatemala
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Kingo
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Programa Valentina
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Happhe

Startups

Successful Energy & Environment startups in Guatemala
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Kingo

Startups

Startups Ranking by Industry

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Energy & Environment
2 startups

On our map, you can explore a total of 2 startups for Energy & Environment.

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Software and Data
2 startups

Guatemala boasts 2 startups in Software and Data on our map.

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Marketing & Sales
2 startups

Our database contains 2 for Marketing & Sales in Guatemala.

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