Cerebra, Citix, and daryn.online have emerged as the top three leaders in the startup rankings, with a cumulative media coverage exceeding three million mentions.
The team of PR agency ITCOMMS conducted an extensive analysis of media and social media mentions related to Kazakh startups.
Based on the gathered data, was compiled a ranking of the most popular startups.
Ranking of Startups for the First Half of 2023
The leaders of the ranking for the first half of 2023 were Cerebra, Citix, and Daryn.online. These startups received the highest number of mentions and media coverage across Kazakhstani media and social media platforms from January 1, 2023, to June 30, 2023.
Ranking for the First and Second Quarters of 2023
In the first quarter of 2023, Cerebra took the lead with the most significant media and social media coverage (606.9 thousand mentions).
In the second place was 1Fit with 443.4 thousand mentions, followed by Citix with 337.5 thousand mentions.
During the second quarter of 2023, Citix experienced a remarkable increase in media and social media mentions, totaling 957.8 thousand mentions, which was more than 2.5 times its previous count.
Daryn.online also witnessed substantial growth in media and social media coverage, soaring from 228.4 thousand mentions to 795.1 thousand.
Notably, some startups demonstrated exceptional growth in media and social media mentions and coverage from the first quarter of 2023. Chocofamily saw an impressive increase of 3,467.2%, followed by Relog with 3,385.19%, Arbuz.kz with 1,536.9%, Naimi.kz with 1,071.31%, and Med365 with 826.53%.
The rankings were built upon an analysis of publications from news websites in the Republic of Kazakhstan and various social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and others.
The analysis focused on the mentions of keywords related to Kazakh startups in these publications.
The overall media coverage included the number of views received by publications mentioning the startups on websites and social media platforms.
Research Period: January 1, 2023, to June 30, 2023
Data for the Rankings Calculated on July 17, 2023
About Startups mentioned in ranking
Cerebra — A cutting-edge software for early-stage stroke diagnosis using computer tomography scans.
Citix — An innovative company specializing in Smart City and AdTech solutions. The company develops intelligent street gadgets like smart billboards, operated by their own blockchain-powered software.
Daryn.online — A platform that offers students the opportunity for supplementary learning in all core school subjects and extracurricular disciplines.
1Fit — A platform providing a unified subscription to gyms, fitness clubs, and more, all under a single payment plan.
Naimi.kz — A marketplace designed to find self-employed professionals for various household and office services.
Arbuz.kz — An online supermarket.
Chocofamily — An e-commerce holding company focused on technological solutions to enhance people's quality of life.
Relog — An international company developing cloud services to optimize transportation logistics.
UvU — is a new way of getting around the city, a hybrid of public transportation and cabs.
Med365 — An automated system for medical check-ups.
TypiPay — A fusion of social networking and fintech, enabling messaging, file sharing, remote identification, commission-free money transfers within the chat, and instant issuance of virtual debit cards.
ApartX — A mobile application designed for landlords to safely and remotely manage rental properties.
СТОgram — A platform for automobile service centers and spare parts warehouses.
Clockster — An HRM system focused on workforce management, particularly for blue-collar workers.
Parqour — An automated parking system based on license plate recognition.
ITCOMMS is a PR agency specializing in promoting IT companies on both local and international markets. Founded by Alexander Likhtman, an expert with 20 years of experience in IT company promotion, the agency helps companies advance their businesses through PR strategies (press offices, media relations), influencer projects, digital initiatives, and events.
ITCOMMS has offices in Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan, with specialists spread across the world, continuously accumulating and expanding the agency's local and international expertise.
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