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Colombia Startup Ecosystem Overview

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Ecommerce & Retail
#35 worldwide
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#40 worldwide
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Hardware & IoT
#43 worldwide

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The Colombia Startup Ecosystem is a regional Leader in innovation, ranked at number 47 globally, and shows a negative momentum -1 spots since 2020. Colombia also ranks at number 4 for startups in South America.

There are 4 cities ranked in the top 1,000 in Colombia and the top ranked city in Colombia is Bogota at 77 globally. Bogota is followed by Medellin at 183 and Cali at 298.

Colombia is an ideal place to locate for Ecommerce & Retail, Foodtech and Hardware & IoT startups. As the most popular industries in the country, there is a sample of 82 Ecommerce & Retail startups in Colombia, 59 Foodtech startups in Colombia and 50 Hardware & IoT startups in Colombia, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is a sample of 341 startups in Colombia, 12 accelerators in Colombia, 33 coworking spaces in Colombia, 69 organizations in Colombia and 5 leaders in Colombia.

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1doc3 is a e-health platform that connects 490 million of spanish speaking people with licensed and trusted doctors. Users will find personalized answers to their health related questions. Doctors will build their online reputation, find new patients and create the biggest health related questions and answers curated database in Spanish. The Platform is available via web, app, SMS and USSD, allowing the entire population to have access to a Doctor no matter where they are, or even if they don't have internet access.  Read more
Platzi offers professional courses with live streaming classes and expert teachers on Programming, Marketing, Design and Business. Read more
We map cities and citizens by crowdsourcing location data to drive transactions between consumers, merchants and brands. Read more
Lead platform in LATAM that helps you to acquire, and qualify sale leads using WiFi networks. Read more
Addi is a technology company that provides credit and banking solutions. Read more
Addi is a technology company that provides credit and banking solutions. Read more
Cluvi digitalize the sales channels of restaurants and turn their data into a potential tool to increase their sales Read more
Movii aims to reduce inequality by providing access to financial services to the unbanked population through the use of new technologies. Read more
JuanchoTePresta provides credit counseling and financial services. Read more
A digital community that connects suppliers and microcomerants, transforming the traditional channel. Read more
Sumer builds technology for micro small businesses. We enable businesses to grow sales and improve their management with intuitive features. Read more
LaHaus provides the best search for housing at hand Read more
Frubana is a B2B platform of agri-products and packed goods for restaurants and small retailers in LatAm. Read more is a travel tech company innovating in the inter-city bus transportation business. Read more
Autolab is a tech platform that offers car owners a best-in-class vehicle repair service and auto repair shops a way to grow and improve ops Read more
Chiper is a B2B e-commerce ecosystem for the corner store retail market in Latin America Read more
Digital ledger app for Latin American microbusinesses Read more
Tributi is a digital Tax advisor Read more
Merqueo specializes in delivering groceries and home essentials using its own dark-store infrastructure. Read more
Credivalores-Crediservicios, S.A.S. provides consumer loans in Colombia Read more
Viajala offers 2 main products: -a flight metasearch engine which aggregates airlines, low cost carriers and online travel agencies. -a lodging metasearch engine (currently in development) which will aggregate hotel and private rooms from online travel agencies, hotels websites and online marketplaces. We focus on local travel suppliers of latin america, most of which are not integrated in the established online travel agencies, metasearch websites and global distribution systems. Read more
Habi is a digital platform that aims to simplify the process of buying and selling real estate properties in Colombia. Read more
TherapyChat is an online psychologist platform that specializes in mental disorders, illnesses treatment and personal development services. Read more
Ontop automates international hiring, payments, and taxes, onboarding, and payroll management for global teams. Read more
Symplifica is the payroll department of small employers Read more
Offers financial services to SMBs in Colombia Read more
Marketplace that connects supply centers, manufacturers and producers with distributors and end customers Read more
Neumarket sells tire online in Colombia and Mexico. Read more
Vaki operates as a crowdfunding platform for Latin America. Read more is the leading online contact lens suscription platform for LATAM Read more
Vendty is a cloud-based POS system for retail stores and restaurants, with integrated ecommerce Read more
Aptuno is a platform that provides seamless search and application experience for LatAm's residential renters. Read more
Picap is a Colombian ride-hailing service provider that helps people to request a ride-sharing service through their mobile phone. Read more
Leal is a digital platform for retailers in Latin America to identify, engage and reward their most valuable customers. Read more
Referral Ekkosystem - WOM an referral Social Platform. Read more
EdgeUno is a Internet, Datacenter and Managed Cloud Services provider in Latin America Read more
The LinkedIn for the low-skilled people that enables user-to-user transactions. Read more
This help is made with 4 tools: 1. Diagnóstico (Diagnosis): A complete analysis to identify how the user is managing his finances; 2. Metas (Goals): An optimizer of final goals that allows to know how and when the user can achieve his goals; 3. Descubra (Discover): Once the user is aware of when and how can achieve his goals, we help him to identify, in case of necessary, the most adjusted financial products to their profile and goal; and Sobres (Envelopes): a tool to keep track of finances while the process of achieving goals and once are landed.  Read more
One Stop Shop for Insurance and Investment products in LATAM Read more
Mowies is an independent film and TV shows marketplace where creators can sell directly to their customers. Read more
Acsendo, helps companies to align its employees, in order to achieve their goals and succeed in their Strategy. Read more
Elenas is Latin America's top social commerce platform, empowering micro-entrepreneurs to start their online store. Read more
hackU uses WhatsApp as a training channel, sending educational microcapsules of 15 minutes a day. Read more
Luable is a fintech company that enables users to compare and invest in high yield savings account without stepping into a bank. Read more
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