41 Commerce and Shopping Startups in Germany to Watch in 2020

Germany's Commerce and Shopping sector is booming. This year’s list of the best 41 Germany Commerce and Shopping startups is an eclectic mix of hyper-growth scaleups, small creative startups and everything in between.

The last update was made on January 24, 2023.

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Delivery Hero

Delivery Hero is a network of online food ordering sites with over 100 restaurant partners worldwide.

Berlin   10001   $2,593,571,831  


GetYourGuide operates an online platform for booking tours, attractions and activities worldwide.

Berlin   501-1000   $654,500,000  


Helpling is an online booking and payment platform that provides on-demand home services outside the U.S.

Berlin   101-250   $95,048,938  


foodpanda is a online food delivery marketplace that enables users to place orders at local restaurants via its website or mobile app.

Berlin   1001-5000   $749,450,000  


Zalando is a fashion and technology company, currently transforming into a multi-service platform.

Berlin   10001   $615,854,261  


Carmudi is an online marketplace for new and used cars and motorcycles in Mexico, the Middle East and Asia.

Berlin   251-500   $45,000,000  


Outfittery provides an online personal shopping service for men.

Berlin   251-500   $59,817,542  

Global Savings Group

Global Savings Group is a commerce content platform that unites multiple digital models, for customers, advertisers and publishers.

Munich   251-500   $41,263,049  

Spryker Systems

Spryker is a commerce technology designed for fast growing fast moving companies that compete in a digital environment.

Berlin   101-250   $22,000,000  


Rethinking working capital | Myos helps merchants of all kind grow to scale, fully digital, flexible and without personal guarantees

Berlin   11-50   $11,103,955  


Stylight is an online platform for the fashion and lifestyle industry worldwide.

Munich   101-250   $1,700,000  


Nextmarkets is dedicated to helps private investors to operate in a sustainable and better educated manner on the stock exchange.

Cologne   11-50   $13,639,909  


parcelLab enables the best online retailers to delight all their customers with an awesome post-checkout shopping experience.

Munich   11-50   $55,104  


Sponsoo is an online marketplace that connects athletes and sports teams with sponsors.

Hamburg   11-50   $2,041,842  


Libify specializes in mobile emergency call, locating and tracking systems.

Munich   11-50   $6,954,110  


VEACT is developing applications, processes and products to improve sales success in the car trade market using data-based marketing.

Munich   11-50   $3,040,484  


The First Open Blockchain Platform for Cargo Transportation

Frankfurt   11-50   $1,256,868  


helpcheck is a legal tech company from Dusseldorf.

Düsseldorf   11-50   $12,539,885  


Authoreon solutions prevent fraud, cyber attacks, material and immaterial identity theft.

Munich   11-50   $1,500,000  


weekend.com is a travel app exclusively focused on weekend getaways, meta searching and combining best flight and hotels deals.

Düsseldorf   11-50   $6,175,744  


Bd4travel provides IT solutions to assist firms in targeting and segmenting their customer base.

Frankfurt   11-50   $4,200,000  


PIPPA&JEAN is a social selling community with the aim of many women's wish for a self-determined life.

Frankfurt   11-50   $4,442,415  


Zana is an intelligent assistant that responds to health questions and empower people to get and stay healthy.

Karlsruhe   43840   $189,229  


UNOWN is an e-commerce website that lets women lease sustainable premium fashion.

Hamburg   1-10   $54,677  


ROOMHERO is online interior designer for Residential real estate.

Frankfurt   11-50   $53,400  


Akanoo connects visitors of online-shops with tailor-made incentives to boost shop revenues.

Hamburg   11-50   $993,158  


LANXESS is a specialty chemicals company.

Cologne   10001    


Every marketer can optimize all the touchpoints in their customer journey through our DIY A.I.

Hamburg   11-50   $5,424,583  

QPM Quality Personnel Management

QPM is an HR Startup from Germany, which focuses on developing innovative HR-products and evidence-based solutions for the HR function.

Düsseldorf   1-10   $81,868  


Thermico is an international company that operates in the field of thermal coating.

Dortmund   11-50   $2,045,643  


Montblanc offers watches, leather, jewelry, eyewear, and fragrance for men and women.

Hamburg   5001-10000    


InfluencerDB offers data-driven software for influencer marketing and relations.

Cologne   11-50    

Fashion Cloud

Fashion Cloud is a digital platform connecting retailers and brands in the fashion industry.

Hamburg   51-100    


Protel provides customized software solutions for the perfect hotel management since 1994.

Dortmund   251-500    


Sevenload is a global social media platform that provides photos, videos, interactive show formats, and user generated content.

Cologne   51-100   $38,784,704  


Bilfinger is an international industrial services provider that delivers customized engineering and services to customers.

Mannheim   10001    


Livello offers an innovative catering service in the form of a smart kiosk.

Düsseldorf   1-10    


Balolo is a close-knit company located in Germany dedicated to design and craft exceptional accessories.

Cologne   1-10   $120,000  


Aivy predicts proactively the customers environment and recommends situation- and user-related products.

Frankfurt   1-10    


SUPERKORB is a smart shopping platform for fast-moving consumer goods.

Frankfurt   1-10    

Social Match

Social Match has been designing holistic and tailor-made influencer strategies for companies, clubs and associations.


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