The Startup Ecosystem of Singapore City

Singapore City has 1248 startups in our sample database which represents about 98% of Singapore’s sampled startups. Singapore City is the highest-ranked startup ecosystem in Singapore.


In 2023, the startup scene of Singapore City shows much promise after advancing in the Global Ecosystem Index by 2 spots.

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The Startup Ecosystem in Singapore City

Our startup ecosystem map for Singapore City includes a sample of 1248 tech companies. We have identified as unicorns 15 startups that have passed the USD 1 billion valuations. Contributing to the vitality of this startup ecosystem are the 3 pantheon member entities. Get the Pro account for unrestricted insights on this ecosystem.

Global Rank

Singapore City is ranked within the top 30 startup ecosystems globally.

Top Industries

Singapore City’s startups excel particularly in Foodtech where it ranks 6 and in Fintech, and Ecommerce & Retail. Find out more

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Notable Startups in Singapore City
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ONE Championship
ShopBack startup icon
RedDoorz startup icon


Successful Foodtech startups in Singapore City
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Flash Coffee
Grain startup icon
Shiok Meats startup icon
Shiok Meats


Startups Ranking by Industry

Foodtech icon
#6 worldwide

On our map, you can explore a total of 313 startups for Foodtech.

Fintech icon
#10 worldwide

The Fintech industry in Singapore City is ranked 10 globally. There are 275 startups for Fintech on our sample database and map.

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Ecommerce & Retail
#15 worldwide

Ecommerce & Retail is ranked 15th in the world. Our database contains 192 startups for this industry.


Why should you join Singapore City's Startup Ecosystem?


Within Singapore City there is an increased attraction for entrepreneurs to set up their startups in industries such as Foodtech, Fintech, Ecommerce & Retail. These three industries represent about 63% of the startups represented on the Startup Ecosystem Map of Singapore City.


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Regional Rank


Singapore City is Singapore's 1st best startup ecosystem and is ranked 1st in South East Asia. With a population of 2M - 10M people, Singapore City is ranked 20th in the world. The city has some notable startup success stories including ONE Championship and its startup ecosystem infrastructure is strengthened by organizations such as Grab and Regus - Singapore Centennial Tower.

Startup Infrastructure in Singapore City
With a large variety of initiatives, Singapore City's startup ecosystem stands out from other cities in South East Asia. Singapore City offers a number of funding opportunities for entrepreneurs and startups. Below is a list of Singapore City's most prominent support initiatives:


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The Hangar

DBS HotSpot startup icon

DBS HotSpot

Income Future Starter startup icon

Income Future Starter

Coworking Spaces

109 North Bridge Rd startup icon

109 North Bridge Rd

60 Anson Rd startup icon

60 Anson Rd

83 Clemenceau Ave startup icon

83 Clemenceau Ave


Enterprise Singapore startup icon

Enterprise Singapore

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Startup SG

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