95 Gaming Startups to Watch in 2021

Gaming's tech sector is booming. This year’s list of the best 95 Gaming tech startups is an eclectic mix of hyper-growth scaleups, small creative startups and everything in between.

The last update was made on September 12, 2021.

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Shadow

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

Paris   101-250   $138,154,513  

Bunch

Bunch is a team management platform helps high-growth companies to develop a strong culture, increase performance & hire the best.

Berlin     $1,500,000  

Veeam Software

Veeam is the leader in backup solutions that enable Intelligent Data Management, serving 80% of the Fortune 500 and 58% of the Global 5000.

Zug   1001-5000   $500,000,000  

Binance Labs

Binance Labs is the venture arm of Binance, existing to grow the blockchain and crypto ecosystem.

Valletta   251-500   $10,000,000  

Paradox Interactive

Paradox Interactive is a video game publisher that focuses on historical, grand strategy computer games.

Stockholm   251-500   $32,620,000  

ICEYE

ICEYE empowers others to make better decisions in B2B and B2G industries by providing access to timely and reliable satellite imagery.

Espoo   43840   $65,059,475  

Hiber

Global and affordable IoT connectivity via Hiberband, industry leader in the next generation IoT core infrastructure.

Amsterdam   11-50   $14,492,914  

Overwolf

Overwolf is the Appstore for PC gamers.

Tel Aviv   11-50   $22,240,000  

Astralis

Astralis is a professional e-sports organization which represents one of the best Counter-Strike teams in the world.

Copenhagen   11-50   $25,000  

Qoorio

Qoorio is a Mobile App company.

Vilnius   43840   $597,999  

MadBox

MadBox is a mobile games and handles developer composed of team of very casual people with a mad ambition.

Paris   11-50   $16,500,000  

NoviCap

NoviCap is an online platform that allows businesses to receive early payments for outstanding invoices.

Barcelona   51-100   $2,900,000  

Starbreeze

Starbreeze Studios creates, publishes, and distributes high quality entertainment products.

Stockholm   251-500   $79,000,000  

IQM

IQM builds scalable hardware for universal quantum computers, focusing on superconducting technology.

Espoo     $12,829,088  

PlayGiga

Premium videogames in streaming for an affordable monthly fee.

Madrid   11-50   $5,506,583  

GAMEE

GAMEE is a social gaming network, that connects friends across casual-style games and gaming tournaments.

Prague   11-50   $4,407,330  

The Faraday Grid

The Faraday Grid is a clean energy startup.

Edinburgh     $31,884,989  

Documaster

Documaster makes it easy to store, classify and find documents and data.

Oslo   11-50   $17,583,099  

Fractory

Fractory provides a one-stop shop for on-demand manufacturing services.

Manchester   11-50   $413,473  

Orexo

Orexo is a pharmaceutical company developing improved treatments using proprietary drug delivery technology.

Uppsala   51-100   $72,980,925  

Citymobil

Citymobil is a ride sharing app.

Moscow     $26,000,000  

Evarvest

Evarvest unites the world's stock exchanges, making it simple to invest in the brands you know, love and trust, commission free.

Vilnius   43840   $259,876  

Lidyana

Lidyana.com is a Turkish fashion e-commerce website selling a wide collection of branded clothing, accessories, shoes, bags, and cosmetics.

Istanbul   11-50   $12,976,000  

Wooclap

Wooclap is the perfect web-based solution to boost interactivity with your live audience during a conference, class or corporate meeting.

Brussels   1-10   $2,582,612  

Lightneer

Mobile game studio based in Helsinki, Finland. We make games for the way people play today!

Helsinki   11-50   $9,041,239  

Andjoy

Andjoy offers a suscription withunlimited access to get in more than 2000 Gyms, Yoga Studios, Sports Clubs & Boutiques.

Barcelona   11-50   $517,732  

Chrono24

Chrono24 is an online marketplace connecting buyers and sellers of luxury watches.

Karlsruhe   101-250   $70,801,665  

Voicemod

Voicemod is the best free voice changer software for Windows.

Valencia   11-50   $547,761  

Solid Clouds

Solid Cloud Games ehf. develops cross-platform gaming solutions.

Reykjavík   11-50   $2,944,138  

Synpromics

Synpromics develops and commercializes synthetic promoters to control gene expressions and regulations.

Edinburgh   1-10   $12,489,819  

GameRefinery

GameRefinery is a leading provider of feature level analytics, market insights and benchmarks for the global mobile games industry.

Helsinki   11-50   $550,614  

Everywear Games

Everywear Games is world's leading wearable games company.

Helsinki   11-50   $8,412,514  

Syncron

Syncron empowers the world’s leading manufacturers to maximize product uptime and deliver exceptional after-sales service experiences.

Stockholm   251-500   $67,000,000  

Grand Cru

Grand Cru develops mobile and social games supporting player interaction.

Helsinki   11-50   $13,000,000  

Crumb

Crumb is a fitness motivational app that rewards users for fitness activities.

Hamburg   1-10   $84,089  

Futurefly

Futurefly is a social AR and 3D studio, built up of veterans from the gaming scene & computer vision specialists.

Helsinki   11-50   $3,000,000  

Reward Finance Group

Reward Finance Group offers a finance solutions to support your business needs.

Leeds   11-50   $52,418,937  

advertio

Advertio aims to set a new standard in digital advertising, by creating a performance advertising platform.

Lisbon   11-50   $725,000  

Codigames

Codigames develops social media games for various mobile platforms.

Valencia   11-50   $1,264,242  

Muume

MUUME is a platform for digitalServices for daily consumption.

Zug   101-250   $8,484,592  

RocketData

Take control of your online-brand and turn web traffic into foot traffic.

Minsk   11-50   $500,000  

Now Technologies

NowTechnologies turns electric wheelchair control systems into a multipurpose, modular onboard platform.

Budapest   1-10   $2,690,452  

IXcellerate

IXcellerate is an carrier neutral datacentre operator in Moscow that offers pure-play co-location.

Moscow   11-50   $17,600,000  

Alty

Alty is a mobile App Development Company.

Kiev     $6,300,000  

Pufferfish

Pufferfish open up a world of possibilities for better communication and engagement with world-beating PufferSphere® display solutions.

Edinburgh   11-50   $2,268,450  

Doxa

Doxa AB (publ), a dental company, develops, manufactures, and commercializes bioceramic dental products in Sweden and internationally.

Uppsala      

Cytovation

Cytovation AS is a privately-held biotech company.

Bergen   43840   $2,386,976  

AKTO | Play Your Future

Technology based e-learning platform with gamification approach to education in Sport and eSport environments

Lisbon   1-10   $341,054  

Hypest Hive

We make influencer partnerships simple

Vienna   1-10   $341,970  

Pick.gg

Pick.gg is a way for videogame streamers to get more eyes on their content without being a marketing professional.

Prague   1-10   $50,000  

Escreo

Transform any flat surface into a collaborative whiteboard area

Sofia   1-10   $130,032  

Owbike

Owbike is the scalable cloud based website building system.

Baku   43840   $361,000  

Damocles Analytics

AI Driven Political Insights Platform

Sofia   1-10   $58,422  

Funky Bots

Funky Bots is next generation body motion gaming and creators of Atomic Bands.

Prague     $511,229  

Space invoices

Space invoices is an invoicing API for developers and software companies.

Ljubljana   43840   $200,000  

Finstant

Cash flow forecasting software.

Manchester   1-10   $100,000  

Integrated Detector Electronics

IDEAS provides radiation detection and imaging subsystems with proprietary readout technology for harsh environments.

Oslo   11-50   $62,365  

The Bellfield Brewery

The Bellfield Brewery is a new craft brewery with a mission to make Gluten Free (GF) beers and lagers.

Edinburgh   1-10   $826,638  

Elevat

Elevat is an Esports academy that trains players to improve their game.

Valencia   1-10   $43,523  

Fuel Station

Fuel Station is your one stop shop for all of your nutritional needs.

Liverpool     $214,532  

Poster

Cloud-based POS system for cafes and restaurants (point-of-sale)

Kiev   101-250    

Akira Mobile

Akira Mobile develops browser-based multiplayer strategy games.

Vilnius     $18,391  

SkelEx

SkelEx develops custom exoskeleton solutions for large scale manufacturing companies.

Rotterdam   1-10    

Clearcode

Clearcode specialize in building custom analytics and enterprise-grade SaaS platforms for the advertising and marketing industries.

Wroclaw   101-250    

Educasoft

Education is entertaining and fun - Educasoft provides enterprise class LMS with gaming and social elements

Prague   1-10   $55,272  

Delta

Delta is the ultimate Bitcoin & cryptocurrency portfolio tracker app.

Ghent   43840    

CoverageBook

CoverageBook specializes in public relations and coverage books.

Brighton   1-10    

Wg-Gesucht.de

WG-Gesucht.de is a German portal for rooms in shared apartments and flats for rent.

Stuttgart      

Campusjager

Campusjager finds the right job for students and graduates.

Karlsruhe   51-100    

balolo

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

Cologne   1-10   $120,000  

GreyLoud

GreyLoud drives visibility, productivity, and efficiency throughout your entire supply chain.

Minsk   51-100    

HCSS

Offer its customers strategic decision support and advice in areas related to international and national defence and security.

The Hague   11-50    

Lucid Games

An independent videogame developer in Liverpool, UK.

Liverpool   11-50    

Pelagicore

Pelagicor provides open source software (OSS) platforms and services.

Gothenburg   51-100    

evoach

digital self coaching for all employees - the next evolution in business coaching

Karlsruhe   43840    

Greenway Infrastructure

Leading electric vehicle charging service provider in Central and Eastern Europe

Bratislava   11-50    

BotCube

BotCube designs and builds chatbots enhanced with artificial intelligence for multiple platforms.

Minsk   43840    

404 GROUP

404 GROUP is a center for development of successful Internet-based projects.

Saint Petersburg      

Energy Solaris

EnergySolaris provides ultra-efficient solar air tech that enables energy savings on heating, ventilation and air conditioning of buildings.

Chisinau   43840    

NCube

Custom software development company

Kiev   5001-10000    

Novencia

Novencia offers information technology (IT) consulting and software engineering services.

Lyon   251-500    

Abbey Logistics Group

Abbey Logistics Group is a Greener European Logistics Provider operating Bulk Liquid.

Liverpool   501-1000    

Ennlo

Ennlo is a market place for exchange cryptocurrency between people around the world

Valletta      

Leadsson

Leadsson is one of the largest companies in Europe within lead generation. The company is represented in the UK, Ireland, USA and Sweden.

Valletta   11-50    

TransactWorld

Providing a state of the art Payment Gateway Solution representing an essential infrastructure component for the card not-present industry.

Nicosia   101-250    

Voxbit

Voxbit is reinventing the business phone by merging the worlds of cloud computing, web services & telecommunications to make collaboration.

Belfast   11-50    

GlobalCapital

GlobalCapital p.l.c. is a financial services company deriving its core business from the provision of life and health insurance products.

Valletta   101-250    

SiSaf

SiSaf is a drug delivery company offering topical delivery systems for medical, cosmetic, and skin care applications.

Belfast      

Kaoxee

Kaoxee is a press release and communications agency based in Lille, France

Lille   1-10    

Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Fenech & Fenech is a widely multi-disciplinary law firm, which balances a forward-looking, dynamic task force based on tradition.

Valletta   51-100    

Confidences

Confidences is a solution of feedback management and relationship marketing.

Nantes   1-10    

Donako

Donako manufactures and supplies components and tools for production of electrical machines.

Wroclaw      

RoboMiku

RoboMiku offers LEGO Educational with the best prices and other products from other manufacturers in Estonia.

Tartu      

Casalink

Casalink is a platform to buy and sell your home without commission.

Lyon   1-10    

Lundin

Lundin.fo provides business software solutions designed to sharpen business processes and information flows.

Bucharest      

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