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35 Top Marketplace Startups in South Africa

This article showcases our top picks for the best South Africa based Marketplace companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Marketplace industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top South Africa Marketplace Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

RecoMed

RecoMed

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RecoMed is an online healthcare booking platform and marketplace for healthcare providers.

KHULA!

KHULA!

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Khula is a Software and mobile marketplace for farmers.

KHULA!

DigsConnect.com

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DigsConnect is the largest student accommodation marketplace in South Africa.

KHULA!

Mortgage Market

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Mortgage Market is a fintech startup that has created an online marketplace for home loans.

KHULA!

ParkUpp

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Flexible, unique and affordable spaces for entrepreneurs, creatives, freelancers, influencers and artists.

KHULA!

Sxuirrel

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

KHULA!

Prim-U

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Prim-U is a beauty & wellness platform that connects professional service providers and suppliers with customers.

KHULA!

Kandua

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Kandua is an online marketplace for home services.

KHULA!

bidorbuy

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bidorbuy is a South African online marketplace that connects buyers with sellers through online auctions and fixed price sales.

KHULA!

OLX South Africa

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OLX South Africa is a online marketplace.

KHULA!

TASKIT

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Errand Marketplace in South Africa

KHULA!

Tradebrics

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

KHULA!

Autotrader (South Africa)

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Autotrader is a South Africa’s motoring marketplace for car dealers and motorists to buy and sell motor vehicles, via the online website.

KHULA!

Skudu

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Skudu is an agri marketplace that offers farmers access to purchase agricultural inputs and produce online.

KHULA!

Rainfin

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RainFin is an online lending marketplace that links Borrowers with Lenders.

KHULA!

Sell-SA

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Sell-SA is an online shopping marketplace for buyers and sellers that offers a wide range of brands.

KHULA!

A2X Markets

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A2X Markets provides the South African marketplace with a choice of trading venue at a much-reduced cost.

KHULA!

Skillup Tutors

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Skilluptutors.com is a marketplace of tutors for students and parents, focused initially on in-person extra lessons.

KHULA!

ZANIA

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ZANIA is a community-driven NFT marketplace for unique digital & Physical African Art.

KHULA!

AgriCool

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AgriCool is an e-marketplace that links smallholding farmers and buyers to a fair and reliable market.

KHULA!

Wahi

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Wahi is a first peer-to-peer marketplace for space.

KHULA!

Hello Pretty

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Hello Pretty is an online marketplace showcasing independent South African designers and creatives.

KHULA!

Thundafund

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Thundafund is an online crowdfunding cafe and marketplace based in Cape Town.

KHULA!

Domestly

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Online cleaning marketplace for emerging markets.

KHULA!

Wezart

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Wezart is an arts and craft marketplace that rents and sells affordable curated African art

KHULA!

Roam Africa

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Roam Africa is an online classified company that offers equal access to jobs and digital marketplaces regarding home, cars, pets and jobs.

KHULA!

BlueAvo

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Africa’s creative marketplace. Platform where global brands discover collaborate and create with the continents’ largest creative community.

KHULA!

Delivast

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Delivast is a fast Moving Consumer Goods market place and logistics platform that allows consumers to order goods from multiple stores.

KHULA!

Merge Mega

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Mergemega is a one-on-one consultant marketplace that brings leads to business through AI & video streaming

KHULA!

Minutia

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MINUTIA.co.za is an online marketplace platform for independent creators, makers, and designers to connect and sell to local buyers.

KHULA!

Fiege

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Fiege is a regional e-commerce marketplace startup in Southern Africa.

KHULA!

Tutorfy

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Tutorfy is an online curated marketplace that connects students with home tutors.

KHULA!

PropertyMogul.co.za

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PropertyMogul is a Premier Real Estate and Alternative Investment Marketplace

KHULA!

Pengo Insight

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Pengo Insight is a knowledge marketplace company that provides solutions to businesses looking for opportunities.

KHULA!

ProTaskerr

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South African freelancing marketplace platform that connects freelancers and businesses to work together withouth any inconviniences.

Written by Mark Smith

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