36 Essen Startups to Watch in 2022

Essen's tech sector is booming. This year’s list of the best 36 Essen 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.

Curated by @gonsanchezs

Essen 10+ employees Fast-growing

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thyssenkrupp is a diversified industrial group with traditional strengths in materials and a growing share of capital goods.

Essen   10001   $1,659,827,781  


Clickworker.com is a crowdsourcing platform providing on-demand, virtual workforce for projects or companies.

Essen   11-50   $14,590,915  


Conjoule develops a platform for offering and purchasing local electricity.

Essen   43840   $5,128,427  


talpasolutions offers a predictive analytics SaaS platform that delivers unparalleled added value for the heavy industries.

Essen   43840   $1,740,589  

Evonik Industries

Evonik is specialty chemical companies.

Essen   10001   $3,716,251,788  

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Innogy Innovation Hub

innogy Innovation Hub is that new technologies, business models and consumption patterns will redefine the energy market of the future.

Essen   51-100    


Innogy is an energy company.

Essen   51-100    


Shared mobility connecting everyone. MotionWerk enables the future of mobility based on blockchain solutions.

Essen   51-100    

DB Schenker

DB Schenker is a supply chain management and logistics solutions, handling everything from logistics to customized shipping solutions.

Essen   10001    


E.ON is an international, privately owned energy supplier.

Essen   10001    


RWE is pan-European energy company.

Essen   10001    

ista International

ista International manufactures and provides energy measuring solutions.


Mr. Wash Autoservice

Mr. Wash Autoservice AG provides car care services in Germany.

Essen   101-250    

Virtual Nights

Virtual Nights is the community for & around Berlin nightlife, party and party pictures.

Essen   11-50    


RAG-Stiftung aim is to permanently finance RAG’s perpetual mine management obligations related to coal mining.


Cetecom Group

CETECOM is a global technology company that provides independent consulting, testing and certification of complex technologies.

Essen   501-1000    


soccerwatch.tv GmbH is the video portal for football broadcasts from their area live or on demand.


DL Technik

DL Technik GmbH offers heating, ventilating, and air conditioning installation services.

Essen   43840    


ewa is an insurance-backed basic income.


Vitronet Group

Vitronet Group, an Essen, Germany-based maker of glass fiber infrastructure products.

Essen   43840    

Business Angels Network Germany

Business Angels Network Germany eV (BAND) is committed to building the business angels Culture in Germany.

Essen   11-50    


Kitemondo.com is a marketplace where Kite Surfing Schools offer their courses for Kite Surfers from all over the world.

Essen   11-50    


FRIGOBLOCK manufactures and designs transport refrigeration units for trucks and trailers in Europe.

Essen   251-500    

Business Angels Agentur Ruhr

Business Angels Agentur Ruhr is a business angel network that enables startups to get investment.

Essen   43840    


An online pawn shop. iPfand is here to help you lend watches, jewelery, gold or other precious metals.



Drive4Schenker is a online platform that connects forwarders and carriers.

Essen   5001-10000    

Schacht One

Schacht One is the dedicated pioneer for digital innovation for the Haniel Group.

Essen   11-50    


HOCHTIEF ViCon provides service in the field of virtual construction and building information modeling.

Essen   101-250    


Massenberg offers concrete repair services.

Essen   11-50    

März Network Services

März Network Services is an IT service provider company.


van Eupen Logistik

van Eupen Logistik is a logistics, warehousing and supply chain company.

Essen   11-50    

First Choice Business Center

First Choice Business Center Offices, coworking space & meeting rooms with many extras.


Kreative KommunikationsKonzepte

Kreative KommunikationsKonzepte is a service provider for specialist publishers & companies in the area of ​​social media sponsoring.



Modern.Work accelerates your digital transformation.

Essen   11-50    

Alphagraph Team

Alphagraph Team GmbH is a provider of MIS/ERP (management information systems and enterprise resource planning) software products.

Essen   497915    


Worldwide Inline Process Control Solutions.

Essen   268319    

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