Dubai, a city synonymous with innovation and entrepreneurship, is home to a thriving startup ecosystem. In 2023, several startups have made their mark by introducing groundbreaking solutions and services.
1. PISIQ: Founded in 2016, PISIQ is a research and development group focusing on fostering prospective talents and startups that improve people’s lives. They have raised $32,890,000 in funding1. The found have been raised
2. Careem: Established in 2012, Careem has developed an app that assists Dubai commuters in finding a car to rent. They have raised $771,700,000 in funding.
3. Kitopi: Started in 2018, “Kitopi” provides the fuel for the on-demand food industry. They have raised $89,000,000 in funding.
4. Ziina: Launched in 2020, “Ziina” is introducing the next generation of financial services as the first peer-to-peer payment software in the UAE. They have raised $8,475,000 in funding.
5. Opontia: Founded in 2021, “Opontia” enables small e-commerce business owners to sell their businesses quickly and happily.
6. Fenix Games: Founded in 2022, Fenix Games publishes games in the Web 3.0 space and aims to utilize their Wall Street connections to create a better environment for players to earn while playing fun games.
7. Alaan: Launched in 2020, Alaan operates in the FinTech market and provides corporate cards to businesses across the Middle East.
8-10: The remaining three startups will be updated ed soon
These startups are not only contributing to Dubai’s economy but also setting new standards for innovation and entrepreneurship. Their success stories serve as an inspiration for aspiring entrepreneurs and play a crucial role in shaping Dubai’s startup ecosystem. Stay tuned for more updates on the dynamic startup scene in Dubai!