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Egypt Startup Ecosystem Overview

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#46 worldwide
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#51 worldwide
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#53 worldwide

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The Egypt Startup Ecosystem is a regional Leader in innovation, ranked at number 70 globally, and shows a positive momentum 11 spots since 2020. Egypt also ranks at number 1 for startups in Northern Africa.

There are 2 cities ranked in the top 1,000 in Egypt and the top ranked city in Egypt is Cairo at 180 globally. Cairo is followed by Alexandria at 974 and undefined at undefined.

Egypt is an ideal place to locate for Foodtech, Transportation and Education startups. As the most popular industries in the country, there is a sample of 35 Foodtech startups in Egypt, 24 Transportation startups in Egypt and 15 Education startups in Egypt, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is a sample of 141 startups in Egypt, 1 accelerators in Egypt, 7 coworking spaces in Egypt, 2 organizations in Egypt and no leaders in Egypt.

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Wuzzuf is a next gen online recruitment platform. We intelligently match job seekers with jobs. Unlike other traditional recruitment sites and job boards, we provide unrivaled USABILITY and job matching INTELLIGENCE. Our business model is subscription based and SaaS-like, with multiple pricing tiers for employers depending on their hiring needs. Wuzzuf provides a superior online recruiting EXPERIENCE... We don't have just one differentiator, we have a whole better experience. Like Gmail compared to other email providers... it's just more usable and intelligent. For job seekers we provide maximum transparency on whether their job applications were seen, shortlisted, rejected, etc... This greatly reduces the frustration. As most job boards, you have to start with specific geographic focus. Currently we are operating and serving the recruitment market in Egypt only due to limited resources. However, our plan is to expand regionally in the MENA region, then go global.  Read more
Online platform connects MENA youth to educational opportunities around the world. Read more
We had to question why we depend so much on our cars? and what are the consequent pains of moving around the city? Rush hours, traffic, terrible driving habits and unavailability of parking spots came rushing through our minds in addition to the pain of high cost of on-demand services. While an affordable decent public commuting solution is not accessible, we thought how can we improve people’s lives? And here Swvl was created, revolutionizing the transportation scene in Egypt, through providing a technology-based alternative to public transportation, a smart solution that solves the transportation equation, leading to helping more commute for less, with ease and comfort. Swvl is a revolutionary idea that was born from passion, loyalty, and persistence to face all challenges on the table, Swvl is not just a mean to facilitate commuting, but a hunger to strive for solutions, encourage the contribution of youth in innovation and inspire change. Read more
Edfa3ly (Arabic for "to pay") offers Egyptians a means to purchase goods from US ecommerce sites through a variety of payment methods and ensures delivery on a timely basis. Knowing that US merchants mostly accepts a US bank issued credit card as the only payment method they accept. In Egypt, less than 2% of the population has a credit card and even fewer of these small segments own US credit cards yet goods imported from the US continue to be quite popular and in order to bridge the gap between Egypt and the West, handles all issues of the sale, ranging from the payment transaction to government taxes and even shipping and delivery to the customers door step. Egyptians can browse any American ecommerce site, select an item for purchase and calculate the total cost of their order (including shipping and customs taxes) before placing the order. Read more
Shezlong, an online mental health platform, allows patients to be connected with licensed therapists via video visit on mobiles or web. Read more
Akelni is a service offers online food delivery, so that you can order from your favorite restaurants and experience new restaurants as well Read more
Vapulus simplifies online shopping experiences and increases conversion rates. Read more
Cyber Talents is an online ethical hacking, computer network, and security challenge platform. Read more
SCL is one of the finest School Management System in its category. Premium high-end feature rich possibilities. Read more
1 - Entej is the link between: a. Entrepreneurs, marketers and owners of capital and expertise b. Graduation Projects and the labor market c. Factories, companies, and workshops with traders, agents and branches (Franchise) d. Factories and factories' inputs producers 2 - Entej is the perfect place for: a. Get all kinds of support for your project and communicate with people who is involved with the same project type and others are building at the moment b. Training of entrepreneurs c. Business relationships with investors from the same country or in other countries d. Obtaining information and consulting in any field that helps entrepreneurs e. Open new markets f. Selling products of factories , companies and workshops for merchants g. Building a distinctive brand h. Get a job and Senior Investment yourself in the best way  Read more
MENA's First Cash Back provider Read more
Dynamic and Energetic Team with the full range Services of online marketing agency, creative function, advertising and more. Read more
Bosta provides an on-demand courier app with a B2C focus, allowing businesses to send parcels to their customers. Read more
PayMob, a payment acceptance platform, allows users to convert cash payments and transfers into electronic leveraging all existing channels. Read more
Breadfast delivers fresh bread and breakfast items to customers' doorsteps every morning Read more
Digital Boom is a leading source of news for marketing and advertising professionals. It delivers insightful, forward-thinking content. Read more
Hitchhiker is a global peer-to-peer delivery and travel platform. Read more
Wuilt is a website builder where you can create your own Arabic website in under 5 minutes. Read more
Mumm is the Virtual Cafeteria for offices with less than 800 employees. Saving employees and employers money and hassle-free. Read more
Eventtus is a social platform for events that helps people find events matching their interests and happening near them. Eventtus also connects events organizers to the right audience and give them the right tools to promote and manage their events and keep their attendees engaged during and after the events.  Read more
Massyaf is an exponentially-growing innovative marketplace that aims at developing and harnessing the potential of the vacation home rental market in Egypt. Read more
ElCoach is a mobile app which helps you achieve your health goals through personalized fitness and nutrition plans. Read more
TPAY Mobile is an open mobile payment platform that connects consumers, businesses, and mobile operators for operators billing. Read more
Online pharmacy marketplace and insurance benefits manager Read more
Ordera is a mobile application people can use to place and pay for their orders during their daily hangouts. Read more
MENA’s Leading Conversational AI Platform Read more
Fakahany is a farm-to-door base. Read more
#1 Daily Fantasy Sports platform in the Middle-East and Africa Read more
Nawah is a core hub of advanced research facilites offering online and on demand scientific services Read more
FinTech solutions for communities. We enable communities to go cashless. Clubs, Schools, Universities etc are our targeted communities Read more
Variance is an integrated smart training academy that uses the most recent and highest technologies of the Learning industry. Read more
MaxAB is a B2B e-commerce marketplace that connects food and grocery retailers to suppliers. Read more
Godayuse is a service that unravel each city's best attractions without travel. Read more
VOO, Delivery Marketplace for Merchants and Courier companies to connect. Read more
Capiter provides a payment method that offers cash flow solutions for small to medium-sized businesses. Read more
Halan is a ride-hailing application that provides two and three-wheeler vehicle rides and on-demand logistics. Read more
Groceries delivery service provider and platform based in Egypt,  Read more
R2S Logistics is a tech- based e-commerce delivery and logistics company. Read more
ElGameya is a FinTech mobile app that offers systematic savings tool. Read more
We keep your app users engaged via push notifications Talk to your app customers in the most relevant way. PushBots provides reliable delivery, scalability and real-time analytics along with flexible APIs that make custom integration a breeze. We are trying to answer two main questions: 1- How can apps create a relationship between them and their users? 2- How to make this relationship meaningful? Our answers, so far : 1- We are providing 3 minutes drag-and-drop experience so that apps can integrate push notifications in a blink. 2- on the top of that, we provide analytics to understand users engagement and behaviour, geo-targeting so you become more relevant to your users and more.  Read more
Estshara is a platform that provides healthcare consultation online. aiming to make healthcare consultation accessible to everyone in the MENA region. Read more
Mazboot® an in-app coach for people living with diabetes for helping them self-manage their condition and get a consultation from doctors. Read more
La Reina is an online rental service for designer wedding and evening gowns and accessories. Read more
Khazna is to improve and expand financial services for Egyptians through the mobile application. Read more
Banking the 2 billion people in the world that have a job, but no bank account Read more
Pimula is an agency offering various digital services to facilitate work. Read more
Reform is an international award winning product design studio. Read more
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