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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The health check tables allow you to look at the performance Jeddah has in each of the parameters that are part of StartupBlink's ranking algorithm. There are five tables, corresponding to the three subscores, the subscore analysis and industry ana...
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
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 41% 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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