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Uganda Startup Ecosystem Overview

Country Rankings
Regional Ranking
5th
0
in Eastern Africa
Global Ranking
101st
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4
worldwide
Population
48.4
million

top industries
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Fintech
#71 worldwide
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Software and Data
#85 worldwide
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Health
3 startups

notable startups
startup iconRidelink
startup iconXENO Investment Management
startup iconMyFy

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ecosystem description

The Uganda Startup Ecosystem is ranked at number 101 globally, and shows a negative momentum -4 spots since 2021. Uganda also ranks at number 5 for startups in Eastern Africa.

There are 1 cities ranked in the top 1,000 in Uganda and the top ranked city in Uganda is Kampala at 462 globally. Kampala is followed by undefined at undefined and undefined at undefined.

Uganda is an ideal place to locate for Fintech, Software and Data and Health startups. As the most popular industries in the country, there is a sample of 8 Fintech startups in Uganda, 7 Software and Data startups in Uganda and 3 Health startups in Uganda, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is a sample of 35 startups in Uganda, 5 accelerators in Uganda, 2 coworking spaces in Uganda, 3 organizations in Uganda and no leaders in Uganda.

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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
A-Lite Uganda offers health care training and consultancy. 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
EarthEnable is a construction platform that provides training for local masons to craft durable earthen floor. 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
Easy Matatu is a tech platform connecting commuters in Africa to safe, reliable and clean transportation Read more
EnerGrow is an asset financing company. Read more
Akorion digitises the agricultural value chains to provide better production, marketing and financial services to farmers. Read more
AirQo is an Air Quality Initiative on a mission to contribute to the improvement of urban ambient air quality by providing scientific. Read more
Proteen specializes in protein production through waste management solutions in Africa. Read more
Closing the gap between the communities and their rightful access to healthcare Read more
Simple warehousing, e-commerce & fulfillment for Africa Read more
Learn code online on levBitz an online platform to learn programming to students using high quality videos and best explanation.  Read more
AgriShare Uganda is a tech start-up hiring and renting agricultural resources to farmers in a shared economy model. Farmers can rent or hire: irrigation equipment, land, labor, truck, processing equipment, and tractor. Read more
SaaS and BooS startup helps businesses automate their customer service with AI-powered chatbots integrating with Messenger, WhatsApp,... Read more
Sellio offers advertising and sales automation for SMBs Read more
afriQloud is a partnership of several selected hi-tech companies Read more
ChapChap is a smartphone-powered platform that’s helping small businesses stay afloat. Read more
Finance for the mobile generation Read more
Smartfarmingug.com is an e-commerce platform that enables farmers to access certified agro-inputs anytime anywhere in East Africa Read more
SchoolPlus is a software that helps educational institutions of varied sizes and operations to focus on delivering high-quality education and not much thinking or worrying about administrative processes. It enables education institutions to take care of their entire administrative tasks and assist repetitive resource intense activities through seamless automation. The architecture of SchoolPlus is designed in such a way that it meets unique and varying needs of your school. Read more
PEPA/NGO promotes and protect and defend the human rights the vulnerable people in Africa, especially in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda where there is a high level of mass violation of human rights, the beneficiaries are the local communities including Children, Youth and Women victims of rape , discrimination of people living with HIV/AIDS and Elderly people. Additionally to that, our education program trains people from different back ground, in computer skills, language skills such as Swahili, French and English, and all these are made free of charge, Read more
Elitehive is a social application that helps you to instantly connect to what's most important to you, post an unlimited number of photos, share what's happening and get to know more about the people you are connected with. Elitehive will provide social networking related services aimed at:- - increasing interactivity. - information relay to the concerned parties. - connecting people and organizations. Among the service that Elitehive will be providing include the following:- - Sharing photos - Gaming - Sharing music - Taking short notes - Sharing links - Messaging - Pages - Groups - Real time chatting - Video chatting Read more
Appfrica is a firm founded in 2008 in Kampala, Uganda which helps the world's leading multinational organizations and technology firms enter African markets. Appfrica offers creative program design, market research and technical solutions, in addition to offering regional talent and support in over 16 Sub-Saharan African countries. We are the founders of the Apps4Africa Acceleration program which invests in Africa's next generation of great companies. Read more
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Top Cities for Startups in Uganda Ranked by StartupBlink

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