121 European Startups to Watch in 2023

Europe's tech sector is booming. This year’s list of the best 121 European tech startups is an eclectic mix of hyper-growth scaleups, small creative startups and everything in between.

Last update: January 13, 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  


Mekanist.net is a Turkish online search engine for finding food, beverages, popular restaurants, cafes, and bars.

Istanbul   1001-5000   $3,219,595  


Curve is an Over The Top banking platform that consolidates all bank cards into a single smart card and app.

London   101-250   $74,195,357  


Rapyd is a platform creating a cardless financial network.

London   101-250   $150,000,000  


Monzo is a London-based digital-only bank platform.

London   251-500   $417,342,054  


Klarna is an e-commerce payment solutions platform for merchants and shoppers.

Stockholm   1001-5000   $1,234,713,450  


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

London   1001-5000   $772,682,792  


N26 offers mobile banking solutions to customers in the European Union through its subsidiary.

Berlin   1001-5000   $682,793,075  


eToro is a social trading and investment marketplace that allows users to trade currencies, commodities, indices, and stocks.

London   501-1000   $222,700,000  

The Hut Group

The Hut Group is an online retailing platform focused on fast moving consumer goods, specifically focused on health and beauty.

Manchester   1001-5000   $2,826,614,756  


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

Berlin   501-1000   $654,500,000  

Funding Circle

Funding Circle is a lending platform for small businesses.

London   501-1000   $422,922,517  


Wirecard is fastest-growing digital platforms in the area of financial commerce.

Munich   1001-5000   $1,010,132,753  


Riskified designs an e-commerce fraud-prevention technology that turns fraud management into a growth engine for online retailers.

Tel Aviv   251-500   $228,650,000  


Cazoo is a platform that enables consumers to buy and rental car online.

London   11-50   $68,415,501  


GoCardless is a payment company that makes collecting payments by direct debit easy for everyone.

London   101-250   $122,300,000  


CoachHub is the digital coaching provider that offers holistic people development to forward-thinking companies.

Berlin   51-100   $6,666,896  

Babylon Health

Babylon Health aims to provide accessible, affordable healthcare by combining AI with doctors.

London   1001-5000   $635,313,243  


Seedrs is a UK-based equity crowdfunding platform.

London   101-250   $71,333,623  


Fabric is a company that builds a supply-chain allowing retailers to offer sustainable delivery service to their online customers.

Tel Aviv   101-250   $136,000,000  


SoundCloud is a social sound platform where anyone can create and share sounds.

Berlin   251-500   $467,820,688  


Flytrex Aviation offers tailored, end-to-end drone delivery solutions based on its proprietary cloud technology.

Tel Aviv   11-50   $11,000,000  

VOI Technology

VOI Technology owns, operates, and manages electric scooters for urban commuters in Stockholm.

Stockholm   11-50   $137,900,000  

Keywords Studios

Keywords Studios is a provider of technical services to the video game industry in Ireland, Japan, Italy.

Dublin   5001-10000   $87,948,169  


DIGIT is Scotland’s leading technology media & events company.

Edinburgh   101-250    

IHS Markit

IHS provides information and analysis to support the decision-making process of businesses and governments in industries.

London   10001   $250,000,000  


Onfido's AI-based identity verification assesses whether a user’s ID is genuine, then compares it against their facial biometrics.

London   251-500   $110,175,000  


CloudFactory is a distributed workforce company for automating business processes.

Reading   251-500   $13,000,000  


MessageBird is a cloud communications platform that connects enterprises to their global customers.

Amsterdam   101-250   $60,120,000  


BlaBlaCar is a long distance carpooling platform that connects drivers with empty seats and passengers to share travel costs.

Paris   251-500   $448,534,129  


Farfetch is an online luxury fashion retail platform.

London   1001-5000   $701,500,000  

Draper Esprit

Draper Esprit is a Pan-European venture capital fund that invests into disruptive tech companies at the early and growth stages.

London   11-50   $63,273,839  


TradingView is the largest network of self-directed traders and investors with an advanced financial platform.

London   101-250   $40,752,500  


Medopad is a British healthcare technology company that delivers better and more personalized care.

London   101-250   $54,000,000  


Ascent Clinical Research Solutions helps pharmaceutical companies.

Düsseldorf   11-50    


Viberate aims to map and standardize the entire global music ecosystem.

Ljubljana   101-250   $12,000,000  


Supercell is a video game development company for tablets and smart phones.

Helsinki   51-100   $143,032,267  


Lilium is a Munich-based startup developing a revolutionary on-demand air mobility service.

Munich   251-500   $101,400,000  


Ebury is a financial services company designed to empower small and medium-sized businesses that want to trade internationally.

London   501-1000   $570,403,724  


Gett is the leading corporate SaaS solution for moving global workforces across cities. On demand and pre-book.

Tel Aviv   1001-5000   $813,000,000  


Shadow is a high-performance cloud-based computer that has an automated hardware evolution.

Paris   101-250   $138,154,513  


Schibsted is a Scandinavian media group with approximately 6,900 employees spread across 29 countries.

Oslo   5001-10000   $632,867,530  


iBanFirst operates as a financial services platform for SMEs.

Brussels   11-50   $28,000,000  


Mambu is an SaaS banking engine powering innovative lending and deposits.

Berlin   101-250   $47,960,252  


Raisin is a savings and investment marketplace that connects retail customers with banks looking to expand deposit reach.

Berlin   51-100   $206,007,634  


The next-generation credit platform that's redefining lending to lower mid-market businesses globally

London   501-1000   $1,041,034,144  


TIER Mobility is a company that provides electric scooter ride-sharing services.

Berlin   251-500   $90,993,608  


Meero is an AI company providing enhanced photography services.

Paris   251-500   $293,434,612  


Spotify is a commercial music streaming service that provides restricted digital content from a range of record labels and artists.

Stockholm   1001-5000   $2,585,424,678  


Picnic is a new online supermarket, that delivers groceries for the lowest price to people’s home, without delivery costs.

Amsterdam   251-500   $108,163,885  


Skyscanner operates as a trips meta-search engine company.

Edinburgh   1001-5000   $197,207,790  


WorldRemit is a money transfer service that helps migrants send money to their loved ones all over the world.

London   501-1000   $407,655,000  


Volocopter is an urban air mobility service provider that builds electric air taxis.

Munich   11-50   $92,217,624  


Patch is the direct-to-consumer brand for the people who need plants most – those who live and work in the city

London   11-50   $10,232,941  

Spectral Edge

Spectral Edge combines patented Image Fusion tech with Deep Learning to reveal more of the color, detail and clarity in any image.

Cambridge   11-50   $8,093,474  


OneWeb is building a space-based global communications network that will deliver high-speed, low latency internet access everywhere.

London   251-500   $2,950,000,000  


Bitdefender is a global security technology company that provides advanced threat protection to both business and consumer customers.

Bucharest   10001   $187,000,000  


Autonomous flight control for the electric personal aircraft of the near future

Zürich   11-50   $11,957,636  


Wolt is a European food delivery company specialising in real-time logistics optimisation.

Helsinki   501-1000   $175,500,000  


IDnow provides advanced machine-learning technology for its Identity Verification-as-a-Service platform.

Munich   101-250   $40,000,000  

Immersive Labs

Immersive Labs is an on-demand cyber skills platform that rewards critical thinking, problem solving, and curiosity.

Bristol   51-100   $48,018,243  

First Data

First Data is a media platform that helps advertisers find online users based on their offline and online purchases.

Moscow   10001   $275,786  


Tricentis offers enterprise software testing solutions that enable enterprises to achieve high automation rates while minimizing risks.

Vienna   251-500   $172,000,000  

BOLT Learning

BOLT provides online learning solutions using the latest in web technology combined with modern teaching methodologies.

Glasgow   501-1000    


Alan is a digital health insurance platform with a focus on user experience with an excellent price-quality ratio health plan.

Paris   101-250   $86,546,616  


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

Paris   51-100   $309,452,316  


GloVo is a global volunteers’ platform that connects volunteers to various events based on their location, interests, and abilities.

Athens   1001-5000    


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

Berlin   101-250   $95,048,938  


Tink is a cloud-based platform that provides the infrastructure and data products that are enabling the future of financial services.

Stockholm   251-500   $105,615,958  


Global facilitators of seamless and secure crypto payments.

Ljubljana   11-50   $17,397,517  


Mimecast is a SaaS-based email management platform enabling companies to administer business communications and data.

London   1001-5000   $90,244,477  


HelloFresh is a food subscription company that sends pre-portioned ingredients to users’ doorstep each week.

Berlin   1001-5000   $367,459,140  


Greensill is the leading provider of working capital finance for businesses and people all over the world.

London   500+   $1,705,000,000  


Tiqets is a ticketing platform where visitors can find, buy, and use tickets for museums and attractions.

Amsterdam   101-250   $105,450,000  


ZOOM International provides omnichannel call recording, screen capture, quality management, and speech analytics solutions for its clients.

Prague   1001-5000    


Bolt provides a ride-sharing platform that connects passengers and drivers from different countries.

Tallinn   501-1000   $244,443,270  


Evotec is a drug discovery alliance and development partnership company.

Hamburg   1001-5000   $159,870,166  


Travelio are leaders in Romania on the IT services market offered to travel agencies.

Bucharest   251-500    


IronSource develops engagement and analytical tools designed to empower mobile and digital businesses.

Tel Aviv   501-1000   $555,000,000  


Simplifying pharmacy, helping everyone get the medicine they need.

London   51-100   $11,531,830  


Panorays automates third party security management.

Tel Aviv   11-50   $5,000,000  


Deezer is the world’s most diverse, dynamic and personal global music streaming company and includes a unique personalisation model, Flow.

Paris   501-1000   $531,773,722  


Omio is a search tool that allows to find the fastest, cheapest and best travel options.

Berlin   101-250   $296,000,000  


SumUp is a financial technology company that enables businesses to accept card payments at the Point-of-Sale or on the go.

London   1001-5000   $425,559,328  


Cosmose AI understands, predicts and influences how 1 billion people shop offline.

Warsaw   11-50    


Darktrace is an artificial intelligence company for cyber security.

Cambridge   501-1000   $230,500,000  


Aircall is an advanced call center software, complete business phone and contact center 100% natively integrated in any CRM.

Paris   101-250   $40,550,000  


Improbable is a games technology company based in the UK.

London   251-500   $604,094,860  


Next-gen secure cloud network for the modern and distributed workforce

Tel Aviv   51-100   $5,000,000  

Secret Escapes

Secret Escapes is a members-only travel club offering discounted rates on luxury hotels and holidays in the UK.

London   501-1000   $249,161,845  


Badi is redefining urban housing. Powered by an AI online booking platform, they offer their users the most compelling long-term room rental experience.

Barcelona   101-250   $46,863,201  


Zenly is a free smartphone app that allows friends and families to follow each other's tracks and simplify their busy lives.

Paris   1-10   $35,047,206  


Bitfury is the leading full service bitcoin and blockchain technology company.

Amsterdam   501-1000   $170,000,000  

G2 Esports

G2 Esports is a world premier esports club representing some of the absolute best players from around the globe.

Berlin   101-250   $17,300,000  


Lokalise is the highest reviewed localization and translation management platform that enables businesses to expand their apps, games, software and content into multiple languages.

Riga   51-100    


Cleo is an artificial intelligence startup that offers an intelligent assistant to help users in managing their finances.

London   11-50   $13,322,899  


Spendesk is the all-in-one spend management platform built for employees and finance.

Paris   101-250   $90,427,442  


SolarisBank offers a platform that enables digital companies to create custom solutions for their unique financial needs.

Berlin   101-250   $111,216,635  


Spotahome is the easiest way to find and book mid to-long term residential rentals 100% online.

Madrid   251-500   $63,951,464  


Monese is an online banking platform that offers quick current account opening for all EU residents.

Tallinn   251-500   $80,379,706  


Tide is a fintech and banking company that gives time back to business owners, so they can get back to doing what they love.

London   101-250   $95,236,961  

Signal AI

Signal AI is an artificial intelligence company that transforms the world’s information into accessible, actionable business knowledge.

London   101-250   $51,600,000  


Centrica is an award-winning energy technology company leading the delivery of advanced automated Demand Response

Antwerp   10001   $13,177,009  


LendInvest operates an online marketplace for property lending and investing.

London   251-500   $992,974,209  


Snips is an artificial intelligence voice platform.

Paris   101-250   $24,814,838  


Comtravo helps SMEs easily book, manage and expense their business travel with a mix of automated and human help.

Berlin   51-100   $32,964,012  


Citymapper is a public transit app and mapping service with an emphasis on public transport.

London   11-50   $50,000,000  


Circ delivers highest-quality rides with custom-made light electric vehicles.

Berlin   251-500   $62,521,314  


Pipedrive is a Web-based Sales CRM.

Tallinn   101-250   $91,203,107  


Mitto is a debit card and app designed for “Generation Z” teens.

Barcelona   11-50   $2,200,629  


Graphcore is a semiconductor company that develops accelerators for AI and machine learning.

Bristol   101-250   $310,000,000  


Research, Create, Test and Validate investment ideas in plain English on rich datasets of US & International Equities, Forex, and Crypto.

Prague   11-50    


Karma designs and offers application to minimize the food waste in grocery stores and restaurants.

Stockholm   501-1000   $16,746,654  


Brainly is an edtech and social learning network platform where students go from learning to asking to teaching together.

Krakow   101-250   $68,500,000  


Blockchain is a web-based bitcoin platform.

London   11-50   $70,000,000  


bunq is the Bank of The Free. A totally independent bank that makes life easy.

Amsterdam   101-250   $52,127,814  


Wunder Mobility is a tech platform that enables companies and cities worldwide to provide clean, convenient, and accessible mobility.

Hamburg   101-250   $70,000,000  


Ogury is the creator of the first marketing engine driven by user choice.

Paris   251-500   $41,900,000  


Pitch offers a next generation of content collaboration and presentation software.

Berlin   11-50   $52,700,711  

Global Fashion Group

Global Fashion Group designs a shopping platform that brings fashion online across 27 countries.

Luxembourg   5001-10000   $562,666,068  


TravelPerk is a business travel platform that revolutionizes the way that organizations budget, book, and manage business travels.

Barcelona   251-500   $133,175,371  

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