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The Ecosystem of Lagos Startups

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National Ranking
1st
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1st
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Global Ranking
81st
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41
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Foodtech
#24 worldwide
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Ecommerce & Retail
#43 worldwide
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Fintech
#93 worldwide

notable startups
startup iconPaystack
startup iconPropertyPro Nigeria
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The Startup Ecosystem of Lagos is ranked at number 81 globally, and shows a positive momentum increasing 41 spots since 2021. Lagos also ranks at number 1 in Nigeria, and 1 in Western Africa.

Lagos is an ideal place to locate for Foodtech, Ecommerce & Retail and Fintech startups. As the most popular industries in Lagos, there is a sample of 46 Foodtech startups in Lagos, 37 Ecommerce & Retail startups in Lagos, and 25 Fintech startups in Lagos, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 12 startups in Lagos, no accelerators in Lagos, 2 coworking spaces in Lagos, 4 organizations in Lagos and no leaders in Lagos.

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Paystack helps accept online and offline payments from anyone, anywhere in the world. Read more
PropertyPro.ng is a real estate property search platform in Nigeria. Read more
Instantcoins.ng is an automated cryptocurrencies trading platform in Nigeria. Read more
PiggyVest is a platform that helps individuals and businesses manage their finances effectively. Read more
Gokada is a mobile application software for motorcycle and taxi that revolutionizes the way people move around the cities. Read more
Enabling access to customers data in Africa. Read more
Kobo360 connects cargo owners to truck and drivers through an all-in-one platform. Read more
TeamApt is a financial technology company focused developing Digital Banking, Business Solutions and Payments Infrastructure. Read more
OPay is a company that enables users to accomplish more with their money by providing smart financial services. Read more
Lidya is a financial services platform to improve access to credit and finance across frontier and emerging markets starting with Nigeria. Read more
Cowrywise is a FinTech company that democratizes access to premium financial services by making these services available to the mass market. Read more
Reliance HMO is a technology driven health insurance company. Read more
Credpal is a tech company that allows consumers buy anything across various online and offline merchants and pay for it in installments Read more
Enjoy chat and local file transfers. Without Internet. Without cables. Here at FeePerfect, we believe the greatest files are shared within. We've designed Feem to be the best new way to painlessly share your awesome pictures, videos, and documents with others around you. Feem uses WiFi and a little bit of magic to provide the easiest way for you to share your files between your iPhone, Android, Windows, iPad, Mac or Linux devices. You can kiss your USB sticks goodbye. They won't work between your mobile devices anyway :) Read more
Carbon ignites personal growth through financial innovation Read more
Okra is the Open finance infrastructure that enables developers & businesses build personalised digital products/services. Read more
Helium Health is an EHR company specializing in developing hospital software to manage patients’ health records and data. Read more
kliqr helps businesses understand their customers so that they can offer personalized products customers are more likely to buy Read more
Printivo provides efficient printing expertise, wide range of design templates and the reach of the internet. Read more
Dochase connects global businesses to customers in Africa using data analytics, robust targeting on mobile, web , social media and telecom. Read more
Tizeti provides broadband internet services to densely populated urban centers in Africa. Read more
GigaLayer sells domain names, shared hosting, virtual servers and dedicated hosting in Nigeria. Brings the level of world-class web hosting to Africa, focused on innovation and lean startup methodology. GigaLayer already has over 300 paying customers. Read more
Kudi is a financial service provider that focuses on providing access to electronic banking and financial services. Read more
JUDY is legal research and discovery platform Read more
Termii is a social / business networking service Founded by Gbolade Emmanuel and Co-founded by Kevin Okoli, it offers platforms for both social and business interaction, evaluation and networking. The service offers social and business applications that promote social discovery for individuals, entrepreneurs, students and companies alongside Organizations. Read more
OnePipe builds and maintains APIs that enable banks to partner with modern digital services and fintech. Read more
Edves automates the brick and mortal School operations from Student enrollment, Fee Collection, Lesson Note up to Transcript Generation. Read more
Edusko connects African parents and students with good and affordable schools in Africa, Europe and America. Read more
Octamile are enabling Insurance and non-insurance businesses to simplify access to insurance and protect Africans from financial loss. Read more
Curacel's platform helps health businesses connect and solve big problems Read more
Farmcrowdy is a platform that helps small farmers to increase food production in Nigeria. Users who download the mobile app can sponsor farms, follow and receive updates on farms, and learn about the agriculture space in Nigeria. Read more
Drinks.ng is a technology based company transforming the way beverages are shopped, sold and shipped online in Nigeria Read more
Mobile-based inventory management and online store builder designed for the African market. Read more
Estate Intel is a platform that provides reliable data to companies interacting with the African real estate and construction industry. Read more
Payments, Payment Infrastructure, Banking Software as a Service Read more
PayHippo is an AI-Driven lending platform making it easier to finance small and medium sized businesses. Read more
Bitmama is a crypto-fiat exchange that allows traders to buy and sell Bitcoin, Ethereum and other digital assets in Africa. Read more
VerifyMe Nigeria is an ID verification and KYC technology company. Read more
TERAWORK provides businesses and entrepreneurs on-demand access to hire competent and proven freelancers, independent professionals and agencies offering quality services on-demand to grow their businesses. Scale your workforce dynamically as business needs change. Read more
Treepz is a Mobility-as-a-Service platform that develops a bus-hailing application to create a safer transportation system for commuters. Read more
ProDevs is a startup that outsources talents and dedicated teams to organisations and also builds custom software products. Read more
Sendchamp provides Communication APIs & CRM for developers & businesses in Africa to reach their customers via different messaging channels. Read more
Rooomxix is an urban streetwear fashion brand. Read more
The Authority on News, Data and Market Analysis for the African Space Industry Read more
PalmPay is a simple and secure payment app that give rewards. Read more
Suregifts is the first coordinated effort to introduce gift cards in Nigeria. The focus is on ease of redemption and simplicity. With Suregifts gift-givers don't have to struggle to figure out the most ideal gift; neither do they have to go through the hassle of picking it up, wrapping and delivery. It’s all in a click of a button. Recipients get to free their storage rooms of un-preferred gifts, and Suregifts helps retailers and partners create a new revenue channel and acquire new customers. Merchants can drive customer acquisition, increase shopper interaction and drive social engagement. Read more
Powering employee & customer rewards in Africa. Read more
InfraCredit provides local currency guarantees to enhance the credit quality of debt instruments issued to finance infrastructure assets. Read more
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Top Cities for Startups in Nigeria Ranked by StartupBlink

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