39 Dortmund Startups to Watch in 2022

Dortmund's tech sector is booming. This year’s list of the best 39 Dortmund tech startups is an eclectic mix of hyper-growth scaleups, small creative startups and everything in between.

The last update was made on January 21, 2023.

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Dortmund 10+ employees Fast-growing

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Volterion develops and manufactures Redox-Flow-Batteries for residential and commercial storage applications.

Dortmund   11-50   $4,130,000  

Fraunhofer IML

Material Flow and Logistics advises companies of all industries and sizes in all matters related to material flow and logistics.

Dortmund   10001    


Temicon is the manufacturer of micro- and nanostructured films, components and functional surfaces.

Dortmund   11-50   $3,742,239  


MukoCell is a pharmaceutical company with headquarters in the German city of Dortmund.

Dortmund   1-10   $3,067,552  


Micronit is an innovative technical service provider in the area of micro and nano technology.

Dortmund     $1,802,685  

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Wunschfutter is pioneer in custom-made dog food in Europe for B2C and B2B. Clear innovation leader in retail and direct business.

Dortmund   11-50   $4,387,463  


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

Dortmund   11-50   $2,045,643  


Comnovo is offering innovative hardware solutions and services in the field of wireless systems.

Dortmund     $56,567  

W Ventures

W Ventures is a Berlin based venture design and venture capital company.

Dortmund   1-10    


PitchBridge is an online marketplace for marketing & advertising services

Dortmund   1-10   $30,281  

Signal Iduna

Signal Iduna Group provides insurance coverage and services for private and commercial needs, capital formation, banking services.

Dortmund   10001    


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

Dortmund   251-500    


Adesso is an IT company based in Germany that provides consulting and software development solutions.

Dortmund   1001-5000    


FleetBird is a provider of software solution to run your free floating car or scooter sharing business.

Dortmund   11-50    


GastroHero is a restaurant and kitchen products and appliances retail company.



Swyx develops software-based communication solutions for the requirements of medium-sized companies.

Dortmund   101-250    


WILO is the manufacturers of pumps and pump systems for building services.

Dortmund   5001-10000    


Innolume is a manufacturer of 'quantum dot'-based diode lasers and laser modules.

Dortmund   11-50   $26,756,577  


Materna is one of the leading IT consulting companies in the information and communications technology sector.

Dortmund   1001-5000    


Lemonbeat is the creator of an innovative and universal communication language.

Dortmund   11-50    

jCatalog Software

jCatalog Software is a provider of software solutions for the management and distribution of product information.

Dortmund   101-250    


Raith is the manufacturer of electron and ion beam lithography systems for nano- and microfabrication.

Dortmund   51-100    

ABP Induction

ABP Induction is a leading supplier of induction furnaces and heating systems.

Dortmund   251-500    

Otris Software

Otris Software is a leading manufacturer of software solutions for contract management, investment portfolio management and data protection.

Dortmund   51-100    

Tandberg Data

A company focused on data storage products, especially streamers, headquartered in Dortmund, Germany.

Dortmund   501-1000    

BIG direkt gesund

BIG direkt gesund is a direct health insurance fund in Germany.

Dortmund   1-10    


Als SEO Agentur sorgen wir mit Engagement, Erfahrung und Expertise dafür, dass die Online-Präsenz Ihrer Webseite langfristig optimiert wird.

Dortmund   11-50    


Hiring solution that searches the web for technical talent and rates the skills of these candidates using AI.

Dortmund   1-10    


featureplanner.io helps you to create quickly a structured requirements list of your application idea or software project.

Dortmund   1-10    


Ahd manage your IT with modular and transparent services - in the private cloud, public cloud and hybrid scenarios.


Klastech Karpushko Laser Technology

Klastech Karpushko Laser Technology engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of diode pumped solid state lasers.

Dortmund     $2,719,826  


Nubizz stands for Excellent Commerce and helps its customers to become more successful in e-commerce.



Reknova is a full-service web design, development, and online marketing firm located in Turkey.

Dortmund   11-50    

Materna TMT

Materna TMT offer solutions that make learners fun and make it easier for suppliers to work.



DOTHERM is the nucleus of the group of companies and emerged in 1992 from the idea of ​​creating a differentiated range of solutions.


Ritter Starkstromtechnik

Ritter Starkstromtechnik provides services in the fields of electrical engineering and industrial electronics.

Dortmund   251-500    

Janzhoff Aufzüge

Janzhoff Aufzüge manufactures individual elevators.


Industrial Data Space

Industrial Data Space is a peer-to-peer network, a virtual data space that supports the secure exchange and the simple linking of data.


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