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Colombo Startup Ecosystem Overview

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#149 worldwide
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#198 worldwide
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#341 worldwide

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The Startup Ecosystem of Colombo is ranked at number 374 globally, and shows a positive momentum increasing 38 spots since 2020. Colombo also ranks at number 1 in Sri Lanka, and 18 in South Asia.

Colombo is an ideal place to locate for Education, Fintech and Software and Data startups. As the most popular industries in Colombo, there is a sample of 7 Education startups in Colombo, 6 Fintech startups in Colombo, and 2 Software and Data startups in Colombo, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 24 startups in Colombo, 2 accelerators in Colombo, 4 coworking spaces in Colombo, no organizations in Colombo and no leaders in Colombo.

Colombo Startups

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URBAN Transcends the idea of just an e-commerce experience. We strive for more. The question has always been “WHAT”. “What is the void in the world of online shopping & What can we do to fill the void?” Today, our patrons know that we have found the answer. Read more
DirectPay connects everyone digitally bringing us one step closer to a cashless society by introducing modern payment methods in the financial and telecom industries.Our solution is an electronic payment option providing a viable alternative to cash, POS and MPOS systems. Read more offers an online job board for freelancers. Allows employers to search and connect with candidates for job vacancies. Read more
We take away your hassle of going from shop to shop looking for the perfect part and price by giving you the ability to compare prices and products at your fingertips! We give discounts & after-sales services with product warranty to ensure you & the vehicle are taken care of. Read more
oDoc is a B2B telemedicine app. The app connects patients to Doctors via online video consultations. They enable employers to provide high-impact health benefits to employees and their aim is to make primary healthcare universally available, affordable, and accessible. Read more
Moneyworkz is financial aggregation platform Read more
Surge Global a group of creatives, writers, developers and filmmakers that look to make change in an ever adjusting landscape. Read more
Rootcode Labs is a software product engineering company that helps businesses worldwide build high quality software products. We specialize in Mobile, Web, Enterprise Development as well as research and development in AI. Read more
We are an online peer-to-peer marketplace that solves the need of short-to medium term loans of consumers by connecting lender with borrowers for fast and convenient loans & attractive returns for lenders, when interest rates are low globally, promoting financial inclusiveness. Read more
UNIVISER provides reliable real-time solutions to help your university students connect and build valuable partnerships through a single common sense platform with just a few clicks. Read more
We are a DIY (Do It Yourself) electronics, robotics, IoT, and STEM education-based start-up bringing Maker-Movement in Sri Lanka by inculcating the DIY culture in individuals. We make programmable electronics easy for everyone so that real-life problems can be solved on their own Read more
SenzMate is an international IoT Lab where global IoT needs can be forged with tailor-fit demand and affordability! With 40 + engineers dedicated to support the complete IoT spectrum from Idea to market without 3rd party solutions involve. Read more
We are a highly configurable highly scalable cloud ERP solution for regular as well as project, job, batch-based industries in Manufacturing, construction, trading & service industry. Our modules range from Accounting & Finance, HR, Inventory, Procurement, Project Management etc Read more
PayMedia is a rapidly evolving Fin-Tech company in Sri Lanka, starting with the aim of providing the best calibre of total software solutions for banks and other institutes. Some of our solutions are cash deposit ATM/KIOSK switching, KIOSK hardware & POS devices. Read more
Supply chain traceability platform powered by Blockchain. Read more
We offer farmers a powerful smart irrigation system with advanced soil sensor technology & cloud-based Ag analytics that integrates with micro-irrigation systems helping farmers to increase crop yield & reduce water, fertilisation and energy costs. Read more
iLoan is a blockchain-powered enabler service platform that strives to bridge the credit crunch experienced in trade value chains, that hinders the optimum level of trade and growth. Read more
We, Frammix (Pvt) Ltd. provide technology solutions for businesses to deliver a better experience for their customers through Immersive Technologies such as Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Mixed Reality. Read more
"vShip focuses on sharing assets across the ecosystem to meet demand peaks and improve asset utilization and revenue for transporters and reduce cost for customers and while also reducing congestion, accidents and pollution." Read more
ConscientAI is an award-winning AI technology company that provides industry agnostic bespoke AI solutions, with clients from US, Europe, Australia and Japan. Their research has been published at top international conferences and featured on National Geographic. Read more
Avenir Health is a 360* degree ICT service provider for the healthcare domain. We connect & bring a diverse range of stakeholders in healthcare to a common workspace. Read more
Smart COOP is a digital platform that essentially digitizes the entire process of co-operative banks / societies. It also provides a mobile application for members to enable access to their accounts and information on demand. Read more
LiveRoom specializes in 3D computer graphics related products and services. Read more
E3X Global is a well-known and internationally acknowledged company in the industry of satellite communication technologies, mobile platforms and creative solutions. Read more
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