Home to 25% of Saudi Arabia’s startups, Jeddah has a vibrant startup ecosystem that is ranked 394 in the world.
While Jeddah decreased by 9 spot in its global rank in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index of 2023, its ranking in Saudi Arabia remained stable at 2 nationally since 2022.
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Jeddah is ranked within the top 400 startup ecosystems globally.
Jeddah’s startups excel particularly in Ecommerce & Retail where it ranks 231 and in Hardware & IoT, and Social & Leisure. Find out more
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On our map, you can explore a total of 4 startups for Ecommerce & Retail.
The Hardware & IoT industry in Jeddah is ranked 244 globally. There are 3 startups for Hardware & IoT on our sample database and map.
Social & Leisure is ranked 320th in the world. Our database contains 2 startups for this industry.
Within Jeddah there is an increased attraction for entrepreneurs to set up their startups in industries such as Ecommerce & Retail, Hardware & IoT, Social & Leisure. These three industries represent about 38% of the startups represented on the Startup Ecosystem Map of Jeddah.
Jeddah is Saudi Arabia's 2nd best startup ecosystem and is ranked 13th in Middle East. With a population of 2M - 10M people, Jeddah is ranked 394th in the world. The city has some notable startup success stories including Salla.
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