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Top 15 Startups in Kazakhstan: Who Made It to the Leaderboard?

Cerebra, Citix, and 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 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 of Startups for the First Half of 2023
Ranking of Startups for the First Half of 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.

Ranking for Q1 2023
Ranking for Q1 2023

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. 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%, with 1,536.9%, with 1,071.31%, and Med365 with 826.53%.

Ranking for Q2 2023
Ranking for Q2 2023


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


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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