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The Ecosystem of Kampala Startups

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#168 worldwide
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Ecommerce & Retail
#315 worldwide
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Social & Leisure
#338 worldwide

notable startups
startup iconRidelink
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The Startup Ecosystem of Kampala is ranked at number 462 globally, and shows a negative momentum decreasing -93 spots since 2021. Kampala also ranks at number 1 in Uganda, and 3 in Eastern Africa.

Kampala is an ideal place to locate for Fintech, Ecommerce & Retail and Social & Leisure startups. As the most popular industries in Kampala, there is a sample of 16 Fintech startups in Kampala, 15 Ecommerce & Retail startups in Kampala, and 8 Social & Leisure startups in Kampala, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 74 startups in Kampala, 11 accelerators in Kampala, 2 coworking spaces in Kampala, 12 organizations in Kampala and no leaders in Kampala.

Startups in Kampala

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SafeBoda is ride hailing app that allows users to book transportation on motorbikes. Read more
XENO Investment Management uses artificial intelligence (AI) to help people. Read more
clinicPesa provides you with access to healthcare financing, that is more convenient and affordable than the traditional Insurance, through a digital micro-loans and savings platform for setting aside dedicated healthcare funds used to offset medical bills and purchase drugs in time of need at our registered clinic, hospital or pharmacy. Read more
Ensibuuko provide a cloud-based micro-finance software for financial entities in Africa. The software known as Mobis is designed to help savings and loans cooperatives go paperless and become more efficient by digitizing customer data and transactions. Read more
Corporate cards and payments platform Read more
Digest Africa is an investment news platform Read more
Cinnamon Clubs is an investment club management software. Read more
Ridelink is a transport network company filling mobility gaps in African cities for both Small , Medium and Large Enterprises in cities. We are currently operation in Kampala, Uganda and are actively looking for the best talent and partners to reshape Africa's business transport city by city. Read more
Numida provides working capital loans to African micro businesses. Read more
Not only because we are super convenient and more affordable. Now sending money to Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda. Read more
A factoring platform for SMEs, traders and farmers. Use us to get credit, to purchase and to pay. Read more
Akatale Fresh is an Online store for ordering your daily Fruits, Vegetables, Spices and Herbs, Grains and Flour, Animal Products, Bread and Pastries, Dairy Products, Seafood and many. Read more
Charge Ko is driving the mobile revolution in Africa through setting up pay per use phone charging stations in public places. Read more
Chil AI Lab offers artificial intelligence technology to improve on the access of reproductive health cancer diagnosis. Read more
CryptoSavannah is a technology company at the forefront of the blockchain and innovation ecosystem in Africa. Read more
EcoPlastile is a registered Ugandan social enterprise established to tackle the challenges of post-consumer plastic pollution, waste management, deforestation, and climate change while improving access to medical services.  Read more
Emata is bringing financial products to farmers across East Africa. Emata allows farmers to use the power of loans to invest in the productivity of their farms. We have started by building a credit history through digitising milk delivery systems in Uganda.  Read more
EzyAgric is an agtech company that integrates ICT in the delivery of production and marketing services to farmers, and value chain digitization to agribusinesses that work with farmers.  Read more
Famunera is applying Blockchain to enable food exporters ensure digital traceability, unlock financing and boost export market linkages while creating more job opportunities for smallholder farmers. Read more
Hamwe is helping farmers to achieve connectivity to the mobile economy, with or without internet. Improving livelihoods; changing lives.  Read more
Loft is a design and development agency. We are at the intersection between art, technology and design. By applying behavioural science to customer experience, we design engaging digital products used by millions of people.  Read more
MonkeyPesa is a CRM platform that provides software for businesses to grow better, faster. Our platform includes marketing, sales, customer support & payments products that our customers’ needs at any stage of growth.  Read more
MyFy is a mobile app which helps entrepreneurs to sell online and market their business, receive orders and payments, handle accounting, source capital through group savings, and keep verifiable records, to qualify for a credit score. Read more
Paytota is developing Pan African universal feature-rich payment orchestration platform for online businesses and payment institutions. A full payment stack that will bring together everything required to build websites and apps that accept payments and send payouts globally. Read more
Pic-Ed Company is an Education Tech Service provider that provides extensive and deep domain Knowledge of the Ugandan Education system. Read more
Thinkx Software is one of the leading-edge mobile application development companies in Uganda. We have created mobile apps of any complexity, from business applications to heavy enterprise-grade mobile solutions that automate mission-critical business processes.  Read more
Tubayo is an online travel marketplace for users to easily discover unique experiences and accommodation spaces around Africa. Book everything for your trip or start earning money as a host. Read more
Tugende is tackling the credit gap for small businesses in Africa by enabling informal entrepreneurs to: 1) own income‑generating assets, 2) build a verifiable digital credit profile, and 3) earn future growth opportunities through the Tugende digital platform.  Read more
Waape is a talent marketplace that empowers entrepreneurs and SMEs to use their business challenges as an opportunity to get matched, engage with and hire skilled talent across Africa. Read more
Wazi is the ​first ​prescription eyewear brand designed, manufactured and distributed in East Africa.  Read more
Yo-Waste is a tech enabled waste management company that offers waste collection, disposal and recycling solutions for residential & commercial clients in urban communities of Uganda & East Africa. Read more
Innovex is at the heart of developing Africa's next generation embedded technologies. From IoT solutions for monitoring energy systems to custom-built drone and robotic applications, as well as medical diagnostics, monitoring, and therapeutic systems, we are positioning ourselves at the center of Africa's socio-economic transformation. Read more
Lipa Later is a payment option that allows you unlimited access to products and services as you pay for them over time in affordable monthly instalments. It also allows retailers to sell their goods and services in affordable monthly instalments to their customers by increasing their purchasing power through Lipa Later. Read more
Swipe2pay business Analytics is designed to make your numbers easy to understand. No need to hunt through spreadsheets—Swipe2pay Analytics breaks it down so you can add it up quickly. Read more
Proteen feeds urban organic-waste to Black Soldier Fly larvae. After a short rearing period these larvae can be harvested, dried and processed into high-quality protein feed for livestock production. Black Soldier Flies are incredibly efficient in converting ingested organic matter into harvestable protein. Read more
Xeptup is a digital agency, focused on helping companies and individuals set up their business in the ever-changing, technological world with a few simple steps. We understand that not everyone is technologically savvy, so we take the time to explain things in an easy-to-understand way and help get your business online as quickly as possible. Read more
Asaak provides asset financing, starting with the African mobility market. Read more
Justice Chatbot is an Automation for fast and efficient service delivery. SaaS and BooS startup helps businesses automate their customer service with AI-powered chatbots integrating with Messenger, WhatsApp,... Read more
LevBitz an online platform to learn programming to students using high quality videos and best explanation. Learn code online on levBitz an online platform to learn programming to students using high quality videos and best explanation.  Read more
Matibabu is a non-invasive diagnostic kit used to detect malaria. Closing the gap between the communities and their rightful access to healthcare Read more
Rocket Healt provide 24/7 Doctor Consultations, Lab sample pick-ups & tests, Pharmacy deliveries, Clinic appointments. Talking to a doctor has never been easier and more affordable. Get personalized, premium care when you speak to our licensed and experienced Medical Doctors.  Read more
Agro-VCM offer a range of Agricultural services including advice farmers on improved methods of agriculture and agricultural work such as farm management, crop rotation, soil conservation, livestock breeding and feeding, use of new machinery, marketing, among others. Read more
Imani originated from the idea to create intelligent contactless networking in the era of Covid-19. The idea was inspired by the opportunity to create a lifestyle for individuals to be able to share or exchange contact information and network with as minimal contact as possible.  Read more
MedDuka is a team who have a dream to modernise the African healthcare system and believe this can greatly be realised through digital technology. Read more
At Maarifasasa, we're leveraging technology to make life-changing opportunities accessible for all in a world powered by frontier technologies. Whether it's through our technology upskilling and reskilling programs, virtual reality solutions, or 3D virtual tours. Read more
At thinkIT, we help by developing medical e-health solutions, Mobile applications, Software and Systems that meet the needs of the communities. Our basic need is you the community which makes us the most suitable IT firm for you. Think it possible  Read more
At aXiom Zorn, we are a forward looking team which uses ICT to drive decision making in Various sectors like agriculture,health, nutrition and many more with a database of over 250,000 beneficiaries in Uganda.  Read more
PowerUp is a product development company creating household appliances that reduce carbon emissions while delivering income and health benefits to our customers in low and middle-income countries.  Read more
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