The Startup Ecosystem of Pakistan

Pakistan boasts 7 cities in the top 1000 and is one of South Asia’s best countries for setting up a startup.

COUNTRY RANKING

Since 2022, Pakistan lost 1 spot in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index, having now positioned itself as 76th worldwide.

Population

235.8
Million

Regional Ranking

2nd
0
In South Asia

Global Ranking

76th
-
1
Worldwide
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The Startup Ecosystem in Pakistan

In 2022, Pakistan register a rise in Transportation startups. Some of the most notable success stories in this industry are those of , Kings International Seafood.

Global Rank

Pakistan is ranked within the top 100 startup ecosystems globally.

Top Industries

Pakistan’s startup scene is best represented in Transportation, Marketing & Sales, and in and Education.

Top Cities for Startups in Pakistan - Ranked by StartupBlink
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2022 National Rank & Change ▲
2022 National Rank & Change City
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Global Rank & ChangeTotal ScoreQuantity ScoreQuality ScoreBusiness Score
1st
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1
291st
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5
2.220
0.42
0.61
1.19
2nd
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1
305th
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48
2.002
0.47
0.44
1.09
3rd
0
438th
-
1
0.982
0.20
0.25
0.53
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Startups

Notable Startups in Pakistan
Kings International Seafood startup icon
Kings International Seafood
Bazaar Technologies startup icon
Bazaar Technologies
Dawaai startup icon
Dawaai

Startups

Successful Transportation startups in Pakistan
Airlift Technologies startup icon
Airlift Technologies
Bykea startup icon
Bykea
Truck It In startup icon
Truck It In

Startups

Startups Ranking by Industry

Transportation icon
Transportation
#52 worldwide

On our map, you can explore a total of 62 startups for Transportation.

Marketing & Sales icon
Marketing & Sales
#57 worldwide

In South Asia, Pakistan's Marketing & Sales is in top 57. Pakistan has a concentration of about 30 of the region's total Marketing & Sales startups that are represented on our map.

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Education
#58 worldwide

Pakistan's Education is ranked 58th in the world. Our database contains 24 for this industry.

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