Home to 98% of Rwanda’s startups, Kigali has a vibrant startup ecosystem that is ranked 434 in the world.
While Kigali decreased by 39 spot in its global rank in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index of 2023, its ranking in Rwanda remained stable at 1 nationally since 2022.
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The health check tables allow you to look at the performance Kigali 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...
Kigali is ranked within the top 500 startup ecosystems globally.
Kigali’s startups excel particularly in Fintech where it ranks 195 and in Foodtech, and Edtech. Find out more
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Within Kigali there is an increased attraction for entrepreneurs to set up their startups in industries such as Fintech, Foodtech, Edtech. These three industries represent about 47% of the startups represented on the Startup Ecosystem Map of Kigali.
Kigali is Rwanda's 1st best startup ecosystem and is ranked 6th in Eastern Africa. With a population of 1M - 2M people, Kigali is ranked 434th in the world. The city has some notable startup success stories including Exuus.
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