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The Ecosystem of Lagos Startups

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#24 worldwide
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Ecommerce & Retail
#43 worldwide
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#93 worldwide

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The Startup Ecosystem of Lagos is ranked at number 81 globally, and shows a positive momentum increasing 41 spots since 2021. Lagos also ranks at number 1 in Nigeria, and 1 in Western Africa.

Lagos is an ideal place to locate for Foodtech, Ecommerce & Retail and Fintech startups. As the most popular industries in Lagos, there is a sample of 46 Foodtech startups in Lagos, 37 Ecommerce & Retail startups in Lagos, and 26 Fintech startups in Lagos, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 180 startups in Lagos, no accelerators in Lagos, 2 coworking spaces in Lagos, 4 organizations in Lagos and no leaders in Lagos.

Startups in Lagos

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OPay is a company that enables users to accomplish more with their money by providing smart financial services. Read more
Paystack helps accept online and offline payments from anyone, anywhere in the world. Read more
TeamApt is a financial technology company focused developing Digital Banking, Business Solutions and Payments Infrastructure. Read more
TradeDepot is a B2B e-commerce and embedded finance platform that offers a broad range of consumer goods to SME retailers. Read more
Gokada is a mobile application software for motorcycle and taxi that revolutionizes the way people move around the cities. Read more
PalmPay is a simple and secure payment app that give rewards. Read more
Metro Africa Express addresses the last-mile delivery and online-retail problems by using mobile and web platforms. Read more
It delivers low-cost agriculture inputs, financial services and training to a franchise network of smallholder maize and rice farmers. Read more
Carbon ignites personal growth through financial innovation Read more is an automated cryptocurrencies trading platform in Nigeria. Read more
Enabling access to customers data in Africa. Read more
Arnergy is a distributed utility leveraging on internet of things (IOT) to providing reliable solar power for businesses in emerging markets Read more
Kobo360 connects cargo owners to truck and drivers through an all-in-one platform. Read more
Lidya is a financial services platform to improve access to credit and finance across frontier and emerging markets starting with Nigeria. Read more
Credpal is a tech company that allows consumers buy anything across various online and offline merchants and pay for it in installments Read more is a real estate property search platform in Nigeria. Read more
Helium Health is an EHR company specializing in developing hospital software to manage patients’ health records and data. Read more
Payments, Payment Infrastructure, Banking Software as a Service Read more
Tizeti provides broadband internet services to densely populated urban centers in Africa. Read more
BudgIT is a civic organization that applies technology to intersect citizen engagement with institutional improvement Read more
Food Concepts Pioneer Limited owns and operates bakeries which produce baked goods. Read more
Sabi Am is a category agnostic B2B network for informal trade focused on accelerating the velocity of commerce. Read more
Kudi is a financial service provider that focuses on providing access to electronic banking and financial services. Read more
A world class Real Estate and Construction Company set to transform Nigeria and Africa's Real Estate Market. Read more
Terragon Group is data and marketing technology company focused on Africa Read more
Indicina is a digital lending platform that provides analytics-driven credit decision for lenders. Read more
Bitmama is a crypto-fiat exchange that allows traders to buy and sell Bitcoin, Ethereum and other digital assets in Africa. Read more
Rooomxix is an urban streetwear fashion brand. Read more
Okra is the Open finance infrastructure that enables developers & businesses build personalised digital products/services. Read more
PayHippo is an AI-Driven lending platform making it easier to finance small and medium sized businesses. Read more
Estate Intel is a platform that provides reliable data to companies interacting with the African real estate and construction industry. Read more
Farmcrowdy is a platform that helps small farmers to increase food production in Nigeria. Users who download the mobile app can sponsor farms, follow and receive updates on farms, and learn about the agriculture space in Nigeria. Read more
Curacel's platform helps health businesses connect and solve big problems Read more
OnePipe builds and maintains APIs that enable banks to partner with modern digital services and fintech. Read more
Mobile-based inventory management and online store builder designed for the African market. Read more
Treepz is a Mobility-as-a-Service platform that develops a bus-hailing application to create a safer transportation system for commuters. Read more
Cowrywise is a FinTech company that democratizes access to premium financial services by making these services available to the mass market. Read more
Edves automates the brick and mortal School operations from Student enrollment, Fee Collection, Lesson Note up to Transcript Generation. Read more
Octamile are enabling Insurance and non-insurance businesses to simplify access to insurance and protect Africans from financial loss. Read more
Simple expense management solution for businesses Read more is a technology based company transforming the way beverages are shopped, sold and shipped online in Nigeria Read more
Tuteria is an e-learning startup that helps people find and book lessons with verified teachers for any subject or skill. Read more
Rent Small Small is a Nigeria prop-tech company providing 'On-demand Home Rental Solutions” with monthly stay and payment Read more
A loan and financial product marketplace that allows African consumers to find, compare, and apply for loan offers from select lenders. Read more
A full stack digital bank that makes access to digital banking, wealth management & business tools affordable to Africans across the globe. Read more
The robinhood for angel investing. Democratizing the world of venture capital Read more
CreditClan provides technology, data and operations for lenders and borrowers across Africa. Read more
A telehealth company that aims to dramatically improve access to high quality healthcare by leveraging technology interfaces. Read more
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