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Addis Ababa Startup Ecosystem Overview

City Ranking
National Ranking
1st
0
in Ethiopia
Regional Ranking
4th
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1
in Eastern Africa
Global Ranking
495th
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197
worldwide

top industries
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Energy & Environment
#113 worldwide
Foodtech icon
Foodtech
#138 worldwide
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Transportation
#142 worldwide

notable startups
startup iconAddis Mercato
startup iconDeliver Addis
startup iconInternational Clinical Laboratories ICL

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ecosystem description

The Startup Ecosystem of Addis Ababa is ranked at number 495 globally, and shows a positive momentum increasing 197 spots since 2020. Addis Ababa also ranks at number 1 in Ethiopia, and 4 in Eastern Africa.

Addis Ababa is an ideal place to locate for Energy & Environment, Foodtech and Transportation startups. As the most popular industries in Addis Ababa, there is a sample of 13 Energy & Environment startups in Addis Ababa, 10 Foodtech startups in Addis Ababa, and 8 Transportation startups in Addis Ababa, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 61 startups in Addis Ababa, 4 accelerators in Addis Ababa, 6 coworking spaces in Addis Ababa, 1 organizations in Addis Ababa and 5 leaders in Addis Ababa.

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Addis Mercato is Ethiopia's premier and reputable e-commerce and logistics company Read more
Deliver Addis is Ethiopia's number one online delivery service featuring some of the best spots in town Read more
ICL exists to contribute to the maintenance and enhancement of the quality of life throughout Ethiopia by encompassing a system of human and physical resource designed to meet the changing health care needs of the population it serves Read more
Orbit Health offers a variety of products and services. Our systems can help bring efficient, quality, and timely care to those who need it most. Read more
addisber.com is an online shopping portal that presents different significant opportunities in providing a wide range of products to its existing and potential customers. Read more
Shega is a startup that works on Innovation and startup development issues. They also have co-working space. Read more
Chapa is a financial service and a global data engineering technology-based service provider headquartered in Ethiopia. Read more
The ABAY-CHR solution is a patient-centered connected health record that enables hospitals, clinics, and patients to have an end to end digital solution that works over time and place. Read more
R&D Group leads group of copanies, specialised in BPO for data analytics, AI data training, customer contact centre, translation, video tagging etc. Our business accelerator works with startup and SMEs to improve business performance through training, coaching, mentorship etc Read more
ArifZefen is the leading music streaming service catering for the Ethiopian music lovers Read more
ebirr is a value-aded and mobile money solution provider Read more
Lesan offers accurate and instant translation for languages in emerging economies with their API. With Lesan, you can translate content, save time, and generate insights for major Ethiopian and Eritrean languages. Read more
Lalibela Global-Networks is a startup leading the digital transformation of the health sector in Africa. We have a wider vision to serve Africa by providing innovate Patient Centered Connected Health solutions Read more
Ethio Locate is a travel guide platform, that helps users find locations and information for free with just simple clicks. We helps business owners and organizations to have a digital profile to advertise their companies’ & products. Read more
Apposit is a software development company committed to the delivery of innovative and high impact technology solutions for businesses and development challenges in Africa Read more
ArifPay universal mobile Point of Sales (mPOS), an electronic payment platform designed for use by merchants, banks, and consumers in Ethiopia that any business, merchant, or consumer can use to transfer money, make invoices, or pay taxes. Read more
AXIOM provides innovative solutions to financial institutions, businesses, and consumers because we believe that adequate and timely access to finance is essential to growth and development. Read more
Equb is an alternative means to achieve saving and improve access to credit by rotation of savings. Read more
Lersha provides a one-stop digital service to small holder farmers and enables them to access farm inputs, hire mechanization services, and request dynamic agro-climate advice using technology. Read more
Guzo Tech are a team of professionals experienced in industry standard software development tools and technologies Read more
IWork's vision is to supply the 'back bone of the economy' enterprises with a variety of innovative products, created with the greatest degree of precision and care. Read more
young start-up beverage manufacturer preparing to introduce new and exciting brands to the East African market Read more
Taxi hailing platform operating in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Read more
Asbeza Delivery is an Online Grocery Shopping and Delivery Read more
Alpha IT Solution is a technology focused system designing, website and eCommerce platform development company based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Read more
Agarfund is the first and largest crowdfunding platform in Ethiopia Read more
Awtar is the first ever Ethiopian Music App that allows Music fans to access and purchase musical works anywhere, anytime; while protecting the copyright of those involved in creating the Music to benefit from their hard work. Read more
Ride is a transport hailing and booking platform in Ethiopia Read more
QINASH is an Ethiopia based online marketplace that connects consumers to discounts, deals and offers from local sellers. Read more
ከተሜ | Ketemé is a location based platform to connect service seekers with providers nearby. Read more
Grow Hydro design and manufacture of hydroponic farming technology Read more
A nutritious products company and currently are working on a nutritious biscut so powerful that just two of our products can satisfy almost all the daily calorie requirement for a child. Read more
Taskmoby has been built to allow service providers who have signed up to provide services to consumers get jobs within their locality. Taskmoby will search for the nearest available service provider with the best rating and give them the task requested by the consumer. Read more
They facilitate the success of companies by managing their delivery with cost effective and professional service so that they can focus on their core area. Read more
YeRRas is a new innovative Agri-Tech, E-Commerce and Fin-Tech integrated digital supply chain platform. Read more
HelloSolar International is a decentralized off-grid solar energy solutions provider committed to improving the quality of life of rural communities in developing countries by giving access to solar energy and connectivity through PAYGO installment payments. Read more
Sumuni.net is an online startup ecosystem, where startups, business service providers and investors get connected from around the world to leverage investment opportunities of Africa. Read more
Telliscope's platform empowers growth in emerging cities by delivering relevant and customized business information to grow your company Read more
Zafree Papers’ is a company based in Ethiopia that manufactures a 100% tree-free paper pulp using agro waste. Read more
duka is a next generation location monitoring device, the first to be designed and manufactured in Ethiopia. It is an asset tracking platform designed to fulfill the needs of automotive as well as industrial applications. Read more
Anabi is an agri-tech startup that envisions to create smart beekeeping solutions in order to sustain bees in the planets ecosystem. Read more
Yhow Solutions is a digital content sharing platform for higher education institutions. It allows lecturers & instructors to easily share course material, videos, reference sites and study guides that can benefit students. Read more
3BL develops solutions to some of the world's most pressing issues for people at the bottom of the economic pyramid Read more
Meda Chat is a categorically disruptive mobile application merging the gap between social media, finance & entertainment creating a multi-purpose messaging and banking application. Read more
Botter's AI tutor uses proven techniques to increase engagement and help your students learn faster. Read more
Kifiya Financial Technology PLC. (Kifiya) is a digital finance and payment services’ provider which leverages innovative technology to build and enable distribution channels that make financial and non-financial services affordable and accessible. Read more
GreenPath Food supplies food to businesses around the world, who want to source exceptional quality produce and to play a part in building sustainable markets which support regenerative agriculture. Read more
M-BIRR is the 1st mobile money service in Ethiopia. M-BIRR allows you to do financial transactions from the convenience of your mobile phone. Read more
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