Map of Startups in South Africa, listed by Industry and Ranking | StartupBlink

South Africa Startup Map has 227 startups, and the most popular startups in South Africa are Luno, Yoco and Lulalend.

South Africa ranks 52 globally among 202 countries, based on the strength of its startup ecosystem. The cities with the most vibrant startup ecosystems in South Africa are Cape Town, Johannesburg and Pretoria. See complete country rankings in table below. The most popular industries in South Africa are Software and Data, Fintech and Ecommerce & Retail.

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UnicornUps is a website and mobile platform where entrepreneurs can network with one another.

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SmartWage is a smart solution that gives employees instant access to their earnings.

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Enlabeler aims to merge the need for accurate video, text, image, and audio labeling with the urgent need for job creation.

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Paymenow Group is an employee benefits platform that offers users early access to earned wages at affordable rates.

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Built around exclusive original content and curation of latest emerging fashion talents across the globe to iconic Maisons de couture.

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Kweza is a service that enables informal retailers to order products at the best price and receive deliveries directly to their stores

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Bulrush Agritech is a digital livestock management platform for more efficient

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TradeBRICS is a sourcing marketplace that connects buyers with local suppliers, manufacturers, importers, exporters and wholesalers.

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Product Recommendations for moms driven by experienced moms.

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Zaio is a customized learning journeys to build a pipeline of talent for companies.

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Manage digi docs is a Content Management & Electronic Signature solution

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Surion uses state-of-the-art computer vision, AI, IoT, and IP cameras to create a seamless security ecosystem for businesses and homes.

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Yebofresh is a new online shopping service.

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Ingress Healthcare is changing the face of healthcare through digital tools and solutions.

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Online marketplace for unskilled jobs

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DentX is a data driven source of competitive vehicle body damage repair pricing.

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Scientifically-robust nutrigenomics (personalised nutrition guided by your own genetic stack). Practitioner education & genomic reporting

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Zelda is a mobile platform that provides career guidance to students in high-school and university,

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KnektMe is a social networking app that powers the discovery of other users within a certain area.

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Cloudline leverages lighter-than-air technology and developments in unmanned aerial vehicles to deliver essential goods and services.

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Khoyn is a chat commerce platform for resellers and SMBs to sell products directly within social apps.

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“The World’s 1st Underbanked Friendly 2-Step Payments Terminal”

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Sticitt is a cashless payment platform.

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DigsConnect is the largest student accommodation marketplace in South Africa.

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Brave provides employers with the ability to better manage key health risks that may affect their employees’ productivity.

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Digemy is an EduTech that help training providers transform their physical workshops into engaging and effective online learning.

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LayUp Technologies is a payment solution company.

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Tapsnapp is an on-demand payments platform designed to help photographers manage clients and get paid online.

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iSpani is a on demand platform that allows companies to promote and sell content in inaccessible communities and markets.

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Merge is an app that helps connect entrepreneurs with investors.

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HealthCloud is a data interoperability platform for the healthcare industry.

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Truzo is a web and app-based escrow platform enabling buyers and sellers anywhere to transact in a safe and secure way.

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Salvador is a healthy food option that provides well-balanced meals at a low cost to workplaces as part of their wellness initiatives.

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OVEX is a cryptocurrency exchange company.

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A South African cloud-based security and safety startup .

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Sxuirrel is a community marketplace for finding storage & parking space.

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Lyfe is a gamified social networking platform that emphasizes relevant content and exploration of the real world, by using Geo-location.

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Pragmatic Master combines drones, artificial intelligence and remote sensing tools improve daily business decisions.

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We help large corporates with their Big Data/AI strategy and implementation, from inception through to mission critical operations.

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iSearchPlant provides a Solution dedicated to the Plant Hire industry

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Atura is an automated chatbot for asset management companies

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Resolving claims and disputes by processing legal information efficiently.

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ClevR is an online platform that wants to steer tertiary students clear of debt.

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Ditto Hire is an intelligent recruiting platform that will make you source, manage, market and place more qualified candidates in less time.

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Connecting commuters to private shuttles on their commute to work - freeing up time and saving money

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On demand transport service that makes it easier and safer to transport household goods and furniture

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Continuon helps brands connect with their social customers and build relationships that matter.

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Preeva ensures student can benefit from a tutor and has access to high quality and affordable tutoring.

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Instill Education is a a start-up education organisation with a vision to transform teaching and school leadership across the Africa.

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Startup Ecosystem Ranking of Startups - South Africa
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National Rank 2020
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1.921
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