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65 Top e-Commerce Startups in Cape Town

This article showcases our top picks for the best Cape Town based e-Commerce companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the e-Commerce 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 Cape Town e-Commerce Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

WeBuyCars

WeBuyCars

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Webuycars is specialised car buying service

takealot.com

takealot.com

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takealot.com is an online retailer that offers products across diverse categories.

takealot.com

StartX

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The Success EcoSystem.

takealot.com

Zando

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Zando is an e-commerce retailer offering footwear and fashion brands.

takealot.com

RecoMed

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

takealot.com

Tekkie Town

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Tekkie Town owns and operates a chain of sport and lifestyle shoe stores in South Africa.

takealot.com

Peach Payments

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Peach Payments provides payment solutions to online and mobile businesses.

takealot.com

Faithful to Nature

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Faithful to Nature is an online health shop offering natural and organic products.

takealot.com

PayJustNow

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PayJustNow offers a risk-free payment option to pay the amount in 3 installments with zero interest to online shopping.

takealot.com

iSpani

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

takealot.com

CarZar (Pty) Ltd

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CarZar is an online car buying service, empowering consumers to sell their second hand vehicle.

takealot.com

Prim-U

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

takealot.com

Mari

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Mari is A digitised layby platform which allows for digital payments and savings.

takealot.com

Runwaysale

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Runwaysale is one of the largest online retailers in Southern Africa. Operating stores such as RunwaySale and RunwayVIP.

takealot.com

OneDayOnly.co.za

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Founded in 2009, OneDayOnly.co.za is South Africa’s original flash sale website, offering the best deals in the country, every single day.

takealot.com

Payfast

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Our focus is on driving adoption of digital payments in South Africa by fostering ecommerce and helping businesses grow.

takealot.com

Candor

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Candor is an online store that delivers an extensive range of footwear for men and women.

takealot.com

Artisans In Africa

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Artisans In Africa is a digital sales platform that provides a variety of lines and artisan products manufactured by skilled craftspersons.

takealot.com

Poetry Stores

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Poetry Stores is a lifestyle store that sells clothes, footwear, accessories, bath and body products, homeware, and gift cards.

takealot.com

Graphflow

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Predictive Analytics Suite for WooCommerce

takealot.com

TASKIT

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Errand Marketplace in South Africa

takealot.com

Superbalist

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Superbalist expertly curates the some of the worlds finest design, art and style.

takealot.com

Mr D Food

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Mr D Food is South Africa’s favourite online food delivery service.

takealot.com

PriceCheck

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PriceCheck is a price and services comparison site for both online and offline stores.

takealot.com

Bambisa

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Bambisa is a smartphone application that enables teachers to keep in touch with students and parents.

takealot.com

Western Cape Labs

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Western Cape Labs make of stuff that powers eCommerce.

takealot.com

The Foschini Group

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The Foschini Group is a company that provides fashion retailing services.

takealot.com

Yebo Fresh

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Yebofresh is a new online shopping service.

takealot.com

Truworths

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Truworths is a online shopping for women and men’s fashion including gift vouchers and florist facility.

takealot.com

Wallettec (Pty) Ltd

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Wallettec is a SaaS platform that enables retailers to accept any type of mobile transaction or currency type at their Point of Sale.

takealot.com

Raru

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Raru is an online retailer that sells electronics, books, movies, video games, music, toys, boards and dice, and more.

takealot.com

Cipla Vet

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Cipla Vet provides animal health products.

takealot.com

On the Dot

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Media logistics, digital fulfilment

takealot.com

Yuppiechef

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Yuppiechef is an online store that offers food, beverages, spices, kitchenware, appliances, and more.

takealot.com

Pimp My book

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Making varsity life a little more affordable, accessible and enjoyable.

takealot.com

Raz Tech

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Consumer electronics accessories brand with distribution through eCommerce, retail and business clients.

takealot.com

Hello Pretty

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

takealot.com

iKomee

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Online e commerce website builder

takealot.com

Hyperli

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Hyperli is an online platform for firms to promote their business, products, offers, discounts with customized services.

takealot.com

Shop star

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Shop star is a provider of software for the operation of online retail shopping sites.

takealot.com

Cybercellar

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Cybercellar is an e-commerce store specialized in the sale of premium wines, beers, liqueurs, and wine accessories.

takealot.com

WooThemes

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WooThemes is a provider of customizable eCommerce platforms for businesses.

takealot.com

Thundafund

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

takealot.com

Ackermans

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Ackermans is an online platform that offers a diverse collection of homeware, cellular and clotting for men, women and kids.

takealot.com

Organica

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Organica is an online e-tailer bringing you the best in natural, organic and cruelty-free products.

takealot.com

Pet Heaven

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Pet Heaven is an online only pet supplies ecommerce company, specialising in scheduled pet food deliveries.

takealot.com

Foschini

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Foschini is the top-to-toe destination for the fashionable woman.

takealot.com

CallPay

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Callpay is a Payment Solutions Provider for Merchants and the Payment Industry. We are also your Digital Payments Experts.

takealot.com

PitchPrint

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Product customizer for print shops

takealot.com

Domestly

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Online cleaning marketplace for emerging markets.

takealot.com

Spree

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Spree is a South African online fashion store for men, women, and kids.

takealot.com

ShoppingFeeder

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ShoppingFeeder is a feed management and product data optimization platform.

takealot.com

Entelligence

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Entelligence is a South African search engine marketing & web development company that offers customers a full set of Internet services.

takealot.com

Vivi Dress South Africa

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Vivi Dress South Africa Wedding Gowns Collection

takealot.com

Tutorfy

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

takealot.com

Shopdeploy

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Shop Deploy is a company that offers business an online monetization solution for their business.

takealot.com

ShopDirect

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ShopDirect is the leading SaaS eCommerce vendor solution in Sub-Saharan Africa

takealot.com

League of Beers

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League of Beers is an online beer store that offers a wide range of craft beers with free delivery throughout South Africa.

takealot.com

NightsBridge

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They are Africa´s leading online distributor for B&Bs, guest houses, boutique hotels and lodges.

takealot.com

Calyx

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Calyx To create signal, not noise.

takealot.com

Payments Afrika

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Payments Afrika is a financial institution that offers banking, mobile payments, and credit card services.

takealot.com

Shopit

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Shopit digitizes informal grocery stores in low-income communities to create business opportunities and social impact.

takealot.com

nichemarket

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A online marketplace startup

takealot.com

UniSky Group

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UniSky Group is an online marketplace management company offering a solution designed to assist brands and sell their products.

Written by Mark Smith

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