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Sri Lanka Startup Ecosystem Overview

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Regional Ranking
3rd
0
in South Asia
Global Ranking
90th
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2
worldwide
Population
21.6
million

top industries
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Marketing & Sales
#53 worldwide
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Ecommerce & Retail
#62 worldwide
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Fintech
#70 worldwide

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The Sri Lanka Startup Ecosystem is emerging innovation hub, ranked at number 90 globally, and shows a positive momentum 2 spots since 2021. Sri Lanka also ranks at number 3 for startups in South Asia.

There are 3 cities ranked in the top 1,000 in Sri Lanka and the top ranked city in Sri Lanka is Colombo at 357 globally. Colombo is followed by Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia at 1129 and Maharagama at 1179.

Sri Lanka is an ideal place to locate for Marketing & Sales, Ecommerce & Retail and Fintech startups. As the most popular industries in the country, there is a sample of 32 Marketing & Sales startups in Sri Lanka, 15 Ecommerce & Retail startups in Sri Lanka and 10 Fintech startups in Sri Lanka, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is a sample of 93 startups in Sri Lanka, 2 accelerators in Sri Lanka, 4 coworking spaces in Sri Lanka, no organizations in Sri Lanka and no leaders in Sri Lanka.

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Online Travel Agent for South Asia Read more
Digital Health offers medical services to subscribers from the convenience of their mobile phone and website. Read more
Sign up with Payable and sell smarter with the most affordable cashless payment solutions in the market. Get paid anywhere, at any time with zero hidden costs. Read more
PickMe is a taxi aggregator that allows faster, safer and smarter traveling while upgrading the standards of the taxi industry. Read more
"CrowdLearn",( https://crowdlearn.co ) EduOS is capable of self-paced (pure online), blended(recorded+live sessions), and hybrid delivery (online+offline) modes. It has full management capabilities covering the entire student lifecycle (from Lead generation to Alumni). Read more
XpressJobs is Sri Lanka’s premier Job Board. A marketplace tasked to help companies hire the best talent. Read more
Mydream.lk is a BUSINESS NETWORK, not just a Buying and Selling website. Our main products are classified network and CRM, basically all these things are connected. So an easiest way we could say we are building up a Sri Lankan Business Social Media. Read more
BusSeat.lk is provides a full fledged online bus booking platform to buy and sell bus seats. Read more
Greasemonkey is an e-Commerce platform for automobile products, parts and services providing doorstep services to customer. 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
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
We are a holistic Video gaming & Esports Company with more than 15 years of building ecosystems, crafting experiences & creating impact. We own & run Esports tournaments, help brands to reach gamers by executing award-winning marketing campaigns. We are experts in Esports broadcast & production and also build tools & platforms that support Esports. Read more
Just Goodness is an e-Commerce platform providing organic food and household products. Read more
We are combined exposure in the financial industry; have a deep understanding of market needs and have the urge to bring groundbreaking results to industries. AnybanQ.lk is a proud product of Fintech Digital Pvt Ltd bringing together all Banks into one marketplace and a Digital Marketing tool for Banks serving as an info hub for the General Public. Read more
Mintpay is Sri Lanka's first 'buy now, pay later' payment platform, built to enable responsible consumerism. Consumers can spread the cost of their online purchase into 3, interest-free installments and are always rewarded their good repayment behaviour. 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
ShoutOUT Labs Inc, headquartered in Colombo, Sri Lanka, was founded in 2015 and incorporated in December, 2016 with the primary focus of providing innovative solutions in the digital customer experience space. It has sales offices in Nigeria, Nepal, and the United States. Read more
Thuru is a startup focus on accelerating reforestation using technology. For last few years we have developed a mini ecosystem to do reforestation and natural regeneration  Read more
DirectPay is a fintech company providing solutions for digital payments covering the entire payment ecosystem. 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
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
We are a professional IT company, living & working since 2018 to fulfill your dreams. We came into existence with the idea of building a renowned brand in the Desktop, Website, Mobile and Robotic application development by developing a skilled team to deliver the clients the required solution in the given timeline. 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
Commercial Credit & Finance as the fastest growing finance company in the country, has identified that developing a strategic plan. Read more
SenzAgro is a leading AgriTech startups based in Sri Lanka 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
Work.lk offers an online job board for freelancers. Allows employers to search and connect with candidates for job vacancies. Read more
LiveRoom specializes in 3D computer graphics related products and services. Read more
Magicbit is a Sri Lankan product designing company which promotes the next level of education required for the future. The company is a startup founded in August 2019 from the enterprise incubator of University of Moratuwa. This is a tool for innovation exploring creativity while experimenting with new concepts of electronics, robotics, and IoT. Read more
We are a technological powerhouse, delivering a full stack of exclusive software development services to empower your transformation and leverage your success in the digital arena. We house a dynamic team of strategists, designers, developers, technologists, innovators and are the best partner to help kickstart your journey through technology. Read more
Sri Lanka and United Kingdom based Tech-Innovation Startup specialized in Bespoke Enterprise Software Development and Mobile Applications Development, with a Research and Development arm. Read more
Jobspola.lk is a global online solution for employment for those who need reputed jobs. Read more
InsureMe is a dynamic and innovative insurance brokerage company offering Life and General Insurance solutions to corporate and individuals. Read more
ELZIAN AGRO PVT LTD provides smart agronomy solutions to support mass cultivation farmers to monitor and automate their farmland. We offer customized monitoring information and automation solutions through trending digital technologies to optimize our customers' harvest and productively utilize their resources.  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 collect and sort plastic while keeping report and managing rewards to battle against the plastic problem  Read more
The core values of Ceyentra Team are Creativity, Responsibility, and Quality. Our team has delivered over 100+ projects categorized under web applications, mobile applications, embedded systems, image processing, and machine learning. Our experience has spread across Education, Finance, Logistics, and E-Commerce domains in local and global levels. 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
Healthnet is an online pharmacy app providing prescription medicines via home delivery. Read more
Blue Lotus 360 provides cloud based ERP & HRM solutions to for construction, manufacturing, trading and service industries. 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
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
Cemex HRM is a human resources management software platform. Read more
Performance Marketing agency focused on delivering Digital transformations & Brand Activations for growing businesses like yours. Read more
Arimac Digital is an innovative digital product development company. The company is backed by a compassionate team of technophiles, creative wizards and researchers specialising in enterprise, web and mobile development; immersive technologies, gaming and digital entertainment, cognitive sciences, and robotics.  Read more
One stop place for ad spaces buy and sell. Offline to digital ad spaces listed in one place.  Read more
WearMe is customize apparel and handloom manufacturer in South Asia. We are offering re branding and promotional products. Online portal has opportunity to consume Sri Lankan made authentic hand made handloom products.  Read more
Taxperts is the first fintech company that provides taxation-as-a-service (TaaS) for citizens and businesses to make their tax compliance easy. Read more
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