121 Germany Startups to Watch in 2020

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

The last update was made on June 21, 2020.

Curated by @gonsanchezs

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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  

N26

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

Berlin   1001-5000   $682,793,075  

GetYourGuide

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

Berlin   501-1000   $654,500,000  

Wirecard

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

Munich   1001-5000   $1,010,132,753  

CoachHub

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

Berlin   51-100   $6,666,896  

SoundCloud

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

Berlin   251-500   $467,820,688  

Ascent

Ascent Clinical Research Solutions helps pharmaceutical companies.

DĂĽsseldorf   11-50    

Lilium

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

Munich   251-500   $101,400,000  

Mambu

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

Berlin   101-250   $47,960,252  

Raisin

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

Berlin   51-100   $206,007,634  

TIER

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

Berlin   251-500   $90,993,608  

Volocopter

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

Munich   11-50   $92,217,624  

IDnow

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

Munich   101-250   $40,000,000  

Helpling

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

Berlin   101-250   $95,048,938  

HelloFresh

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

Berlin   1001-5000   $367,459,140  

Evotec

Evotec is a drug discovery alliance and development partnership company.

Hamburg   1001-5000   $159,870,166  

Omio

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

Berlin   101-250   $296,000,000  

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  

SolarisBank

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

Berlin   101-250   $111,216,635  

Comtravo

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  

Circ

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

Berlin   251-500   $62,521,314  

WunderMobility

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  

Pitch

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

Berlin   11-50   $52,700,711  

Pitch

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

Berlin   11-50   $52,700,711  

Foodpanda

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  

Contentful

Contentful is the content management infrastructure for projects of any size, with its flexible APIs and global CDN.

Berlin   101-250   $79,600,000  

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  

Choco

Choco is a young startup with plenty of momentum that’s aiming to attract restaurants and suppliers.

Berlin     $33,500,000  

Signavio

Signavio provides tools for business process management.

Berlin   251-500   $229,569,947  

Billie

Billie is a fintech startup that is reinventing the way small businesses manage their working capital.

Berlin   11-50   $49,098,705  

Demodesk

Demodesk is the first intelligent online meeting tool for inside sales and customer service teams

Munich   43475   $2,600,000  

Blinkist

Blinkist offers an app that allows its users to read the most important insights from non-fiction books in 15 minutes.

Berlin   51-100   $34,771,977  

Tourlane

Tourlane is a booking platform for multi-day tours, offering amazing experiences to over 30 countries worldwide.

Berlin   251-500   $81,000,000  

Adjust

Adjust is focused on mobile measurement and fraud prevention company.

Berlin   251-500   $255,910,524  

uberall

Uberall powers sales through location data, using the innovative location marketing cloud.

Berlin   250+   $60,000,000  

Personio

Personio offers a holistic HR management and recruiting solution for Startups and SMEs.

Munich   251-500   $54,332,944  

Grover

Grover is a company that enables people to subscribe to tech products monthly instead of buying them.

Berlin   101-250   $114,053,421  

Babbel

Babbel is the market-leading app for language learning.

Berlin   501-1000   $33,300,000  

Impulse Dynamics

Impulse Dynamics is a medical device company dedicated to offering innovative solutions for treatment of Chronic Heart Failure (CHF).

Stuttgart   101-250   $75,000,000  

Sennder

Sennder is a European shipping logistics company.

Berlin   101-250   $100,000,000  

ESL

ESL is a gaming news and information network focused on professional gaming, also known as e-sports.

Cologne   251-500   $30,000,000  

Zalando

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

Berlin   10001   $615,854,261  

Liqid

Liqid is a digital asset manager that offers its clients exclusive access to one of the most reputable investment teams.

Berlin   11-50   $43,547,104  

Wunderlist

Wunderlist is a cloud-based task management application.

Berlin   101-250   $34,983,889  

Penta

Penta is a digital platform for business banking aimed at SMEs and startups.

Berlin   51-100   $19,822,423  

Kreditech

Kreditech uses machine-learning technologies to provide access to better credit for the underbanked.

Hamburg   251-500   $519,223,147  

trivago

trivago is an online hotel search platform that compares prices from various hotels on booking sites worldwide.

DĂĽsseldorf   1001-5000   $54,997,173  

Clark

Clark is an insurance platform providing transparent, cheap and comprehensive insurance cover.

Frankfurt   101-250   $43,810,659  

AUTO1-Group

AUTO1 Group connects buyers and sellers of cars via an online platform.

Berlin   1001-5000   $1,084,314,852  

hundred

Hundred is a direct-to-consumer digital health company providing personalized high-quality vitamins plus Nutrition Expert Consultation.

Berlin   11-50   $8,000,000  

CrossLend

CrossLend designs a cross-border marketplace lending platform that makes pan-European investments possible via a single platform.

Berlin   101-250   $55,027,505  

Searchmetrics

Searchmetrics is the pioneer and leading global enterprise platform for international SEO.

Berlin   251-500   $46,235,961  

ResearchGate

ResearchGate provides a professional network for the scientific community to connect with each other to share and discuss research.

Berlin   251-500   $87,600,000  

Blacklane

Blacklane is the global chauffeur and airport concierge service.

Berlin   251-500   $76,979,329  

Taxfix

Taxfix is an app that simplifies complex tax filing systems by offering a chat-like interface only asking users questions that are relevant.

Berlin   101-250   $45,000,000  

Marley Spoon

Marley Spoon is a cooking platform that offers recipes, helps its customers order seasonal ingredients.

Berlin   251-500   $87,500,000  

tado

Tado° offers smart thermostats and apps that adjusts to the real-time behavior of residents in private homes and small businesses.

Munich   101-250   $111,333,828  

Quandoo

Quandoo offers online channels and mobile apps to search, find and reserve restaurants in real-time.

Berlin   251-500   $39,500,000  

flaschenpost

flaschenpost offers on-demand beverage deliveries.

MĂĽnster   11-50   $80,899,456  

AMBOSS

Improving healthcare by making medical knowledge universally accessible.

Berlin   101-250   $39,076,351  

Coya

Coya offers scalable protection at the point of need with an AI risk guardian and simple, transparent, and personalized insurance cover.

Berlin   101-250   $40,000,000  

Zeitgold

Zeitgold is a Berlin-based AI company providing a complete solution for financial administration of small businesses.

Berlin   101-250   $27,746,684  

FRIDAY

FRIDAY is the digital insurer in Germany to offer its own car fares.

Berlin   11-50   $127,660,146  

Moonfare

Moonfare provides access to top-tier private equity funds through a technology-enabled platform.

Berlin   11-50   $28,000,000  

Holidu

Holidu is building the search engine for vacation rentals.

Munich   101-250   $50,658,004  

inne

Inne is a biotech startup building a hormone-based mini lab for women.

Berlin   11-50   $8,924,587  

Zenjob

Zenjob is an automated, data-driven, full-service staffing platform.

Berlin   101-250   $26,202,599  

Clue

Clue is a female health app.

Berlin   101-250   $29,683,950  

omnius

omni:us is a provider of AI-based end to end claims management.

Berlin   51-100   $31,108,773  

zeotap

Zeotap is the only global identity and data tech platform that offers a deterministic end2end solution.

Berlin   101-250   $20,536,023  

Foodspring

Foodspring is a premium fitness food & sports nutrition company.

Berlin   101-250   $33,760,771  

Movinga

Movinga is an online relocation service provider company.

Berlin   251-500   $92,806,263  

Bitwala

Bitwala is the bank account of the blockchain economy.

Berlin   11-50   $21,791,654  

Neufund

Neufund is building a blockchain-based and investor-directed platform which bridges the world of cryptocurrency and equity.

Berlin   1-10   $17,137,490  

Smava

Smava is an online loan comparison platform.

Berlin   251-500   $125,886,356  

Scoutbee

Scoutbee is a artificial intelligence for procurement & supply chain experts.

Berlin   101-250   $16,000,000  

HeyJobs

HeyJobs is a recruiting company helping employers by leveraging several machine learning algorithms.

Berlin   130   $15,000,000  

expertlead

expertlead is a global community of highly qualified tech freelancers.

Berlin   11-50   $7,957,945  

NavVis

NavVis is a global provider of indoor spatial intelligence solutions for enterprises.

Munich   101-250   $45,572,840  

Spotcap

Spotcap empowers SMEs with tailored finance, allowing them to focus on their business.

Berlin   101-250   $112,910,761  

Finiata

Finiata provides working capital financing for freelancers and SME's over a fully automated data driven scoring technology.

Berlin   101-250   $30,929,505  

simplesurance

Simplesurance creates a platform for simple access to insurance to combine traditional insurance industries with digital business.

Berlin   101-250   $59,900,000  

GLOSSYBOX

GLOSSYBOX is a bespoke box of luxury-sized cosmetic and wellness samples hand-picked by beauty experts and mailed directly to your door.

Berlin   101-250   $134,595,386  

Carmudi

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  

Acrolinx

Acrolinx is a leading global provider of highly scalable and proven AI software for enterprise content creation.

Berlin   101-250   $60,000,000  

Exporo

Exporo is an online platform for real estate investments.

Hamburg   101-250   $66,292,167  

eGym

eGym develops and manufactures the most advanced smart connected strength training equipment using high-tech software designed.

Munich   251-500   $109,436,456  

EyeEm

EyeEm builds technology to showcase the best images from the world’s leading photo community.

Berlin   101-250   $24,000,000  

Lingoda

Lingoda offers online language lessons with qualified native speaking teachers.

Berlin   101-250   $13,739,161  

Element Insurance

Element Insurance is the leading white-label product factory for insurance and a leader in insurance digitalisation.

Berlin   51-100   $31,903,098  

Huuuge Games

Huuuge Games is a real-time social casual gaming platform.

Berlin   251-500   $57,199,998  

Camunda

Camunda is an open source platform for BPMN workflow and DMN decision automation.

Berlin   101-250   $28,372,625  

Joblift

Joblift is a job search platform providing candidates with the most intuitive and frictionless experience during the recruiting process.

Berlin   101-250   $28,459,145  

Unu motors

Unu offers a battery-powered, smart electric scooter that enables individuals to commute through an urban environment.

Berlin   101-250   $21,741,476  

Home24

Home24 is an online shop for home and living.

Berlin   1001-5000   $172,712,062  

CHRONEXT

Chronext is is a full-service platform for luxury watch trading where clients can buy, sell luxury watches.

Cologne   101-250   $51,629,212  

Westwing

Westwing engages in the home and living e-commerce business and offers home decor products.

Munich   1001-5000   $237,498,237  

Cara Care

Cara Care empowers patients suffering from chronic digestive diseases to live a healthier and happier life.

Berlin   11-50   $9,000,000  

Medici Living Group

The Medici Living Group develops and operates innovative and digitalized co-living concepts wordwide.

Berlin   101-250   $1,132,350,226  

Merantix

Merantix is a research lab and venture studio in the space of artificial intelligence.

Berlin   51-100   $10,000,000  

EMnify

Internet of Things management platform and scalable core network cloud.

Berlin   51-100   $22,904,159  

Combyne

combyne is a social tool for combining clothing. Our vision is to digitize the usage of fashion.

Munich   11-50   $4,531,860  

Quarters

Quarters offers a new and unique living experience that will connect you with people on similar journeys

Berlin   101-250   $300,000,000  

Outfittery

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  

Silexica

Silexica provides software development solutions that take intelligent products such as autonomous cars from concept to deployment.

Cologne   51-100   $29,257,027  

Vimcar

Vimcar develops a digital car logbook based on an OBD plug that is connected to the cloud and records every trip made by the car.

Berlin   101-250   $18,500,000  

Zizoo

Zizoo is a leading boat holiday platform.

Berlin   101-250   $10,134,765  

thyssenkrupp

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

Essen   10001   $1,659,827,781  

BuildingRadar

Building Radar provides detailed information on construction projects and the companies involved.

Munich   11-50   $5,461,436  

Friendsurance

Friendsurance launched the world's first peer-to-peer insurance model in 2010 and operates digital bancassurance as additional segment since 2017.

Berlin   101-250   $15,300,000  

Mister Spex

Mister Spex is an online store that sells various brands of glasses and contact lenses.

Berlin   251-500   $141,739,669  

Riskmethods

Riskmethods provides full transparency about risk exposures in 1-n-tier supply chains.

Munich   101-250   $24,269,763  

Thinksurance

Thinksurance is a technology distribution platform for business insurance used by brokers, agents, banks and further sales channels.

Frankfurt   51-100   $19,120,586  

Medigo

Medigo enables global access to quality healthcare, helping individuals and organizations navigate health systems around the world.

Berlin   11-50   $12,750,999  

Baze

Pioneering personalized vitamins

Berlin   11-50   $6,000,000  

Fyber

Fyber is a global technology company, developing a next generation monetization platform for mobile publishers.

Berlin   251-500   $129,490,000  

Vehiculum

Vehiculum is an online platform that enables an independent and transparent price overview of leasing offers and online transactions.

Berlin   101-250   $11,443,282  

InstaFreight

InstaFreight is an online B2B forwarding company, that enables a fast and easy processing of freight transports.

Berlin   101-250   $9,518,415  

AnyDesk

AnyDesk allows users to connect to a computer remotely, be it from the other end of the office or halfway around the world.

Stuttgart   11-50   $7,683,169  

Inkitt

Inkitt is a digital publishing platform that uses a computer algorithm to predict book success based on reader behavior.

Berlin   11-50   $21,000,000  

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