Breakout List 2019 πŸš€
Great Companies to Work for in Europe

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European Breakout List 2019

The selection criteria

After countless hours of research and references, we selected 16 breakout companies you should consider if you are looking for a job.

We took into account traction, location, and a high possibility of impact.

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    Located in Europe

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    Particularly high-growth

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    High potential impact

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    Passed employee checks




London, United Kingdom

Investors include Balderton Capital, Crowdcube, DST Global, Index Ventures, Seedcamp

501-1000 employees

Revolut πŸ¦„

Revolut is an alternative to regular banks. It offers a secure, mobile-based bank account that allows you to hold, exchange and transfer without fees in 24 different currencies.

Why you should join them?

With millions of users and a development team that just ships and ships, Revolut is posed to have a 2019. With over $300mm in funding and a brand new banking license in Lithuania, Revolut is ready to go after the big, established boys.

Paris, France

Investors include Allianz, CNP Assurances, European Investment Bank (EIB), Idinvest Partners, Partech

51-100 employees

October

October is an online marketplace for business loans, enabling investors to lend money directly to small- and medium-sized enterprises.

Why you should join them?

October is revolutionizing how financing for small businesses in Europe works. With €246,353,815 borrowed by 537 projects, enough cash raised to last a lifetime and a strong mission, October will definitely give you an opportunity to breakout.

Tallinn, Estonia

Investors include Adcash, Daimler, Didi Chuxing, Taavet Hinrikus, TMT Investments

501-1000 employees

Bolt (previously Taxify) πŸ¦„

Bolt (previously Taxisy) is a ride-hailing application in the European market.

Why you should join them?

The Tallinn-based startup is fighting the good fight against Uber, Lyft and Cabify and they are putting a good one. On top of that, they are entering the escooter craziness.

London, England

Investors include Accel Partners, General Catalyst, Index Ventures

251-500 employees

Deliveroo πŸ¦„

Deliveroo markets, sells, and delivers restaurant meals to the household or office.

Why you should join them?

The company has been growing quickly, expanding to France, the Netherlands, Singapore, Australia, and more. The company has been considering an IPO, though CEO Will Shu said recently that it is not a focus at the moment.

Stockholm, Sweden

Investors include Sequoia Capital, Bestseller Group, Atomico, VISA and Permira

1001-5000 employees

Klarna πŸ¦„

Klarna provides e-commerce payment solutions for merchants and shoppers.

Why you should join them?

Klarna is now one of Europe’s largest banks, providing payment solutions for 60 million shoppers across 100,000 retailers in 14 countries. It's valued at over $2.5bn and is growing by 40% a year.

Paris, France

Investors include Bpifrance, Daphni, Kima Ventures, The Family, XAnge

Agricool

Agricool grows and produces fruits and vegetables inside shipping containers.

Why you should join them?

After raising $28m in 2018, this Paris startups taking over city farming is exploding. With customers like Monoprix, and offices in Paris and Dubai, they are hiring for dozens of open roles.

Stockholm, Sweeden

Investors include Alfvon & Didrikson, Bonnier Ventures, EASME, MOOR

101-250 employees

Acast

Acast is an audio-on-demand and podcast platform that hosts, monetizes, and distributes audio content globally.

Why you should join them?

Podcasting is growing like crazy, and this Stockholm based company just raised a Series C to expand their podcast content management system and analytics.

London, United Kingdom

Investors include Balderton Capital, Global Founders Capital, Northzone, Passion Capital, Picus Capital

51-100 employees

Nested

Nested is a data-driven estate agency enabling customers to be chain-free buyers.

Why you should join them?

Nested uses data to help people in one of the most important transaction of their lives - selling a home. They just raised $120,000,000 to expand to other cities.

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Barcelona, Spain

Investors include Y Combinator, Connect Ventures, General Atlantic, Index Ventures, Point Nine Capital

101-250 employees

Typeform

Typeform is a Barcelona-based SaaS company designed to let its users create surveys and other kinds of forms.

Why you should join them?

This Barcelona-based company is changing how businesses talk to customers and collect data. With over 150 employees and a great culture, Typeform is going places.

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Paris, France

Investors include Sequoia Ventures, Tribe Capital, Index Ventures, Social Capital

101-250 employees

Front

Front is a shared inbox for teams. It lets you manage all of your communication channels β€” email, social media, chat, SMS β€” in one place, and helps your team collaborate.

Why you should join them?

With $79m raised (they closed a $66m Series B in early 2018) and offices in SF and Paris, Front is changing the way teams work in 2019 and is posed to have a breakout 2019. Mathilde Collin, the CEO, is a force to be reckoned with.

Madrid, Spain

Investors include Charlotte Street Capital, Justin Mateen, Kleiner Perkins, Passion Capital, Samos Investments

101-250 employees

Spotahome

Spotahome offers a way to find and book mid to-long term housing online.

Why you should join them?

Spotahome is the only player targeting the medium to long-term furnished rental market. They are live in 10 European cities, and raised a $40m Series C led by Kleiner Perkins to expand globally.

Oulu, Finland

Investors include Jyri Engestrom, Lifeline Ventures, MIT Media Lab, Shaquille O'Neal, Will Smith

51-100 employees

Oura

Oura Health is the world's leading sleep improvement platform.

Why you should join them?

The Oura ring is the the most accurate and comfortable sleep and activity tracker on the market. They just launched their new ring, raised $20m from Micheal Dell, Dave Morin and others, and they are posed for a great 2019.

Barcelona, Spain

Investors include Rakuten, GR Capital, Seaya Ventures, Cathay Innovation

251-500 employees

Glovo

Glovo is transforming the way consumer access local goods, enabling anyone to get nearly any product delivered in less than 60 minutes.

Why you should join them?

After raising €115m in July, Glovo is in the process of aggressively expanding in Latin America, Europe and Africa, and has already established itself in 61 cities and 17 countries.

London, England

Investors include LHV Ventures, JP Morgan, Virgin Group, Andreesen Horowitz, Sapphire Ventures

1001-5000 employees

Transferwise πŸ¦„

TransferWise is a money transfer service allowing private individuals and businesses to send money abroad without hidden charges.

Why you should join them?

Transferwise had a rocking 2018 - they launched a borderless account and a debit card, applied for a banking license in Brussels and raised $65m (for a total of $490m). In 2019, they might equal Western Union's transaction volume, so keep an eye on them.

Paris, France

Investors include Access Industries, IDInvest Partners, AGF Private Equity, Orange

501-1000 employees

Deezer πŸ¦„

Deezer is an internet-based music streaming service that operates across 180+ countries worldwide.

Why you should join them?

With $531.8m in total funding, a 1.2b valuation and a recent partnership with Samsung and one of the biggest record companies in the Middle East, Rotana Group, Deezer is ready for a tremendous 2019.

London, England

Investors include Charlie Songhurst, CreditEase Fintech Investment Fund, Idinvest Partners, Plug and Play, Taavet Hinrikuse

101-250 employees

Onfido

Onfido builds trust in an online world by helping businesses digitally verify people's identities.

Why you should join them?

Onfido is the verification partner behind hundreds of companies you use every day. They last raised in September last year, but they are growing and partnering with customers like Indigogo and Remitly.

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