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Sri Lanka Startup Ecosystem Overview

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

top industries
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Marketing & Sales
#53 worldwide
Ecommerce & Retail icon
Ecommerce & Retail
#62 worldwide
Software and Data icon
Software and Data
#75 worldwide

notable startups
startup iconXpressJobs
startup iconDigital Health
startup iconPickMe

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ecosystem description

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 Software and Data startups. As the most popular industries in the country, there is a sample of 32 Marketing & Sales startups in Sri Lanka, 14 Ecommerce & Retail startups in Sri Lanka and 8 Software and Data startups in Sri Lanka, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is a sample of 86 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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PickMe is a taxi aggregator that allows faster, safer and smarter traveling while upgrading the standards of the taxi industry. Read more
Commercial Credit & Finance as the fastest growing finance company in the country, has identified that developing a strategic plan. Read more
XpressJobs is Sri Lanka’s premier Job Board. A marketplace tasked to help companies hire the best talent. Read more
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
InsureMe is a dynamic and innovative insurance brokerage company offering Life and General Insurance solutions to corporate and individuals. Read more
Healthnet is an online pharmacy app providing prescription medicines via home delivery. 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
BusSeat.lk is provides a full fledged online bus booking platform to buy and sell bus seats. Read more
Cemex HRM is a human resources management software platform. 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 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
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
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
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
Greasemonkey is an e-Commerce platform for automobile products, parts and services providing doorstep services to customer. Read more
Supply chain traceability platform powered by Blockchain. 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
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
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
DirectPay is a fintech company providing solutions for digital payments covering the entire payment ecosystem. Read more
Surge Global a group of creatives, writers, developers and filmmakers that look to make change in an ever adjusting landscape. 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
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
Niftron is a Blockchain as a Service platform which allows anyone to integrate blockchain with their products or projects easily and efficiently to improve trust by providing transparency, security and ownership. Read more
Agrithmics is an IoT enabled agri-tech solution for the small-hold farmers, factories and regional plantation companies. Read more
Blue Lotus 360 provides cloud based ERP & HRM solutions to for construction, manufacturing, trading and service industries. 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
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
Facilitypal is an on-demand facility management service that helps managers do instant remote maintenance anywhere in Sri Lanka. 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
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
Work.lk offers an online job board for freelancers. Allows employers to search and connect with candidates for job vacancies. 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
Linear Squared is specialized in data science and advanced analytics solutions. 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
LiveRoom specializes in 3D computer graphics related products and services. 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
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
Syeta Labs is an entity focused on delivering and maintaining quality software and services ranging from Web & Mobile Applications to Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Internet-of-Things (IoT). 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
fonix is an innovation lab based in Colombo powered by Webgroup with its HQ in the heart of Europe. We are a team of highly energetic and motivated people who are changing the way of IT development and challenging the status quo. We, at Ifonix, are working to reach our mission to empower 1 billion lives throughout our projects. 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
Layup is an online learning platform designed to help organizations cater to the learning needs of the modern workforce with an emphasis on social and game-based learning. Read more
Authnex is an identify, authentication and authorization platform which would serve any enterprise in any industry vertical.  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
We collect and sort plastic while keeping report and managing rewards to battle against the plastic problem  Read more
One stop place for ad spaces buy and sell. Offline to digital ad spaces listed in one place.  Read more
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