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The Ecosystem of Windhoek Startups

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Ecommerce & Retail
#306 worldwide
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Hardware & IoT
#308 worldwide
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Social & Leisure
#339 worldwide

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The Startup Ecosystem of Windhoek is ranked at number 700 globally, and shows a positive momentum increasing 156 spots since 2021. Windhoek also ranks at number 1 in Namibia, and 5 in Southern Africa.

Windhoek is an ideal place to locate for Ecommerce & Retail, Hardware & IoT and Social & Leisure startups. As the most popular industries in Windhoek, there is a sample of 6 Ecommerce & Retail startups in Windhoek, 5 Hardware & IoT startups in Windhoek, and 5 Social & Leisure startups in Windhoek, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 34 startups in Windhoek, 4 accelerators in Windhoek, no coworking spaces in Windhoek, 6 organizations in Windhoek and no leaders in Windhoek.

Startups in Windhoek

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We believe access to education should be at the tip of the finger. We designed a platform to help parents find information about school admission dates, application forms, entry requirements, facilities, subjects, fees, contact information, reviews and physical locations. Read more
JABU is a last-mile B2B e-commerce & distribution marketplace for the informal sector. We help business owners to order online and get stock delivered to their business daily, while providing data, insights and marketing opportunities for the FMCG brands. Read more
We provide an innovative learning platform for tutors and academic institutions to list their tutoring services across the country. The system uses the latest Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to auto-match students’ requirements to tutors’ listings and qualifications. Read more
Verime provides an identity verification solution that includes document verification, sharing and signing, video calling, interactive forms and API onboarding.  Read more
Cylon Accounting is an easy-to-use accounting and bookkeeping software for small businesses. They aim to automate all business accounting departments' work to save time and money. Read more
Tololi provides a reliable a local online shopping and delivery solution. Read more
PayToday is a mobile payment solution that enables clients to pay friends, get paid, shop, buy airtime and electricity, pay for parking and so much more. Read more
Chommie Bites is Namibia's largest online food court. Their app allows you to order food from a large selection of restaurants that they deliver.  Read more
PEBL aims to deliver versatile, energy efficient and quality computer hardware solutions, which offer an integrated user-experience, providing seamless contemporary convenience for the modern, digitally savvy African consumer. Read more
LEFA is a mobile app that connects individuals and companies who need safe, reliable and convenient on-demand transportation services with vetted independent drivers. Read more
DONLU for Artists provides artists and their teams with a platform, audience stats and tools for promoting their music and managing their profile. Read more
Macquarie Medical Care aims to bring quality and affordable healthcare to the reach of the masses through innovation and technology. Read more
TaxiConnect is a ride-hailing application that allows traditional taxis to acquire clients via their platform. Read more
Paratus provides full-service internet connectivity solutions focused on Africa. Their business is managed by a passionate, skilled operational team across 7 African countries these include Angola, Botswana, DRC, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zambia. Read more
TALA is a film streaming service providing an online & mobile platform for film festivals to showcase their content. Read more
Afridrones is a drone service provider, they offer specialised end-to-end solutions to government, corporates, and private entities. From mapping to state-of-the-art aerial surveillance, next-generation agricultural offerings and more, their innovative range of technologies makes drones accessible to Africa. Read more
WindoMarket is an online marketplace that connects sellers to buyers as well as delivers items from sellers to buyers. Read more
Pulsar Electronic Solutions strives to leverage technology to solve society’s most impact problems in order to make a difference in communities. That may mean improving road safety through ingenious product design, or optimizing the use of energy by providing consumers more flexible energy consumption options. Read more
EasyShop Mobile Marketing is a digital promotions and marketing company building smart retail systems for brick and mortar retailers. Their solution enables retailers to gain consumer insights and allows shoppers access to the latest retail pricing information. Read more
Lynkwise offers a Payroll Deduction Management Platform that acts as the secure centralised interface between these financial institutions and the employer. Read more
Cynergy Cosmetics has worked with medical and skin care experts internationally to create products for the physician & esthetician to use in their treatments and aftercare for their clients.  Read more
Petwa Medical’s team of professional, qualified and highly-skilled staff strives to provide committed quality clinical research, general medicine and medical aesthetics services. Read more
Tetranology Mobility specializes in mobility solutions for your everyday life. Since their inception of Tetranologie Mobility, they have devoted themselves to the development of technically sophisticated micro mobility solutions that offer the highest safety standards. Read more
Motlee HR Systems offer a cloud-based human resources system. Their solution offers payroll admin, recruitment, HR legal compliance and online employee data management. Read more
Minds in Action expose school students to advanced Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM), to stimulate creative thought in problem solving. Read more
Eco-gliding tours provides guided segway tours around urban areas, reducing the need to use vehicles to get around town.  Read more
Kanie makes use of drone technology to capture data for use in the construction, agriculture and nature conservation.  Read more
We provide local businesses with a delivery platform designed to integrate into any business system. Chommie enables businesses to offer instant deliveries using our freelance drivers while also maintaining transparency, control, and efficiency. Read more
We provide storytelling and sharing through informational & instructional visual content for business owners to market their product/service using Virtual Reality (VR) Technology. Read more
We aim to digitize the public and private healthcare industry by establishing strategic partnerships to provide an integrated healthcare platform. Read more
We offer the latest entertainment from Namibia and the rest of the world via the cheapest streaming platform on the market right now. Namibian entertainers can own channels or submit their content to be streamed on the ibiaTV and the content is made available to the public. Read more
Our work aims to assist UNDP to achieve its Vision 2030 Sustainable Development Goals by introducing sustainable volunteering opportunities and responsible travelling. Read more
EBikes4Africa specialises in empowering local communities through e-mobility and solar powered services. Read more
CarYange is the leading car classifieds network in Namibia. It is a digital platform which connects local car buyers with local car sellers. Read more
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