110 Helsinki Startups to Watch in 2021

Helsinki's tech sector is booming. This year’s list of the best 110 Helsinki tech startups is an eclectic mix of hyper-growth scaleups, small creative startups and everything in between.

The last update was made on October 11, 2021.

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Supercell

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

Helsinki   51-100   $143,032,267  

Wolt

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

Helsinki   501-1000   $175,500,000  

VertoAnalytics

A consumer-centric measurement solution for monitoring consumers’ behavior on every device, app, and platform they use throughout the day.

Helsinki   51-100   $37,300,000  

Nightingale

Nightingale Health is a biotechnology company transforming the prevention of chronic diseases.

Helsinki   51-100   $27,725,419  

MaaSGlobal

MaaS Global, the world’s first Mobility-as-a-Service operator, is set to change how people move in the future.

Helsinki   11-50   $57,376,749  

Varjo

Varjo is reinventing computing by merging the digital world with the analog reality around us.

Helsinki   101-250   $45,900,000  

RELEXSolutions

RELEX Solutions provides an integrated retail and supply chain planning system that delivers results for customers around the world.

Helsinki   501-1000   $235,856,065  

ultimate

Multilingual Customer Service Automation

Helsinki   11-50   $10,400,543  

Aiven

Aiven develops managed cloud service hosting for software infrastructure services.

Helsinki   11-50   $10,000,000  

Klevu

Klevu Oy is a self-learning search engine that helps online retailers turn visitors into customers.

Helsinki   11-50   $344,843  

Canatu

Canatu develops and manufactures innovative 3D formable and stretchable films and sensors for 3D touch surfaces andheater solutions.

Helsinki   51-100   $55,985,381  

Mash

One of Europe's fastest growing FinTech companies driving innovation in payments and lending.

Helsinki   101-250   $158,936,030  

Seriously

Seriously is a developer and manufacturer of mobile games for ios and android platforms.

Helsinki   11-50   $28,000,000  

Freska

Freska is an on-demand online home cleaning services company based and operating in the Nordics.

Helsinki   501-1000   $13,785,219  

NextGames

Next Games is a free-to-play developer based in Helsinki, Finland. Our priority is to create compelling and easy gameplay experience, that

Helsinki   101-250   $18,640,852  

SolarFoods

Solar Foods produces an entirely new kind of nutrient-rich protein using only air and electricity as the main resources.

Helsinki   1-10   $2,821,897  

aito

Aito is a predictive database that uses existing relational datasets for predictions and recommendations.

Helsinki   11-50   $3,506,154  

Yousician

Yousician is the world's largest music educator.

Helsinki   101-250   $4,750,790  

Leadfeeder

Leadfeeder is a sales lead generation tool for B2B companies, helping convert promising visitors into sales leads.

Helsinki   51-100   $4,928,413  

Swappie

Swappie is a technology company which allows refurbished phones to go mainstream. Swappie operates in EU & Nordics and is growing strongly.

Helsinki   11-50   $6,697,877  

Holvi

Holvi is digital banking for freelancers and small business owners.

Helsinki   101-250   $5,254,438  

Nordcloud

Helping enterprises leverage the public cloud to transform their business.

Helsinki   251-500   $25,030,997  

Smarp

Smarp a leading employee advocacy SaaS provider. Smarp turns employees into brand ambassadors and influencers

Helsinki   51-100   $11,607,066  

ZenRobotics

ZenRobotics is a supplier of intelligent sorting robots for the waste industry.

Helsinki   51-100   $18,522,423  

Silo

Silo.AI is a private artificial intelligence lab that builds AI as a service for different industries.

Helsinki   1-10   $11,294,483  

Matchmade

Matchmade is an Intelligent influencer marketing platform

Helsinki   11-50   $7,993,600  

Kide Science

Kide Science helps educators support young children’s scientific thinking through play-based learning and storytelling.

Helsinki   1-10   $1,301,977  

Kaiku

Kaiku Health is a digital health company with a mission to improve quality of life through health data science.

Helsinki   11-50   $6,567,248  

Bitbar

Bitbar is a Mobile DevOp company helping mobile app and game developers to automate their software delivery. Speed Wins.

Helsinki   51-100   $3,000,000  

callstats

callstats.io offers analytics and optimization services for real-time communication products using WebRTC.

Helsinki   11-50   $3,000,000  

Basemark

Rocksolid Engine by Basemark is the leading compute (AI, machine learning) and graphics (AR, VR) solution for professional applications

Helsinki   51-100   $3,425,218  

Vizor

Vizor is an online platform that lets its users explore, create, and publish virtual reality on the web.

Helsinki   1-10   $2,300,000  

Neverthink

Instantly find what to watch. Our team watches thousands of videos every day to pick out the best ones so you don’t have to.

Helsinki   11-50   $9,798,292  

The Curious AI Company

Curious AI is a deep tech startup. Building on decades of research, we build future AI components capable of e.g. autonomy and exploration.

Helsinki   11-50   $5,898,207  

Kiosked

Kiosked is an independent advertising automation platform company for ​native, in­view digital advertising.

Helsinki   11-50   $79,815,345  

RePack

RePack offers reusable packaging and voucher program for ecommerce that allows returning the package while rewarding its users.

Helsinki   1-10   $2,434,424  

Loupedeck

Loupedeck is the photo & video console that makes editing faster allowing you to focus on your craft.

Helsinki   11-50   $5,814,356  

Norsepower

Norsepower Oy is a clean technology and engineering company pioneering the generation of renewable wind energy.

Helsinki   1-10   $20,433,416  

Eficode

Eficode is a DevOps, software, automation, and design company with offices in Northern and Western Europe.

Helsinki   251-500   $7,423,179  

Sayduck

Sayduck is a 3D and Augmented Reality visualisation platform. Our photorealistic 3D models show you exactly what products look like.

Helsinki   11-50   $1,480,512  

Bonusway

Bonusway is an online platform that provide its users with ecommerce loyalty programs, cash rewards, and online shopping solutions.

Helsinki   101-250   $10,495,198  

GetJenny

GetJenny is a conversational AI for customer Service.

Helsinki   11-50   $2,281,737  

Twid

TWID is a cloud based online commerce solution developed for experts that wish to scale up their business through an online business model.

Helsinki     $559,495  

iFarm

iFarm is data-driven universal technology of growing plants on automated vertical farms 24/7 everywhere.

Helsinki   51-100   $1,000,000  

Big Data Scoring

The leading big data credit scoring solutions provider globally for banks, telecoms and other lenders

Helsinki   11-50   $3,345,576  

Invesdor

A leading European fintech firm making participation in growth finance easy and fair for everyone.

Helsinki   11-50   $4,862,854  

ResQ-Club

ResQ Club allows consumers to "rescue" valuable food at risk of going to waste, from e.g. restaurants and bakeries.

Helsinki   11-50   $911,693  

Naava

Naava is a smart and active green wall that revolutionizes the air being breathe.

Helsinki   51-100   $8,158,968  

UnelmaPlatforms

Unelma platforms aims to deliver state-of-the-art software to empower people

Helsinki   11-50   $9,740,000  

Immersal

Immersal AR Cloud SDK: a markerless, persistent, multi-user AR solution for gaming, retail and beyond.

Helsinki   1-10   $2,171,807  

Claned

Claned is an open, personal learning environment and education ecosystem platform.

Helsinki   11-50   $7,200,000  

Noona

Noona is a mobile service that provides cancer centers a real-time holistic view of their patients’ wellbeing.

Helsinki   1-10   $1,581,694  

Lightneer

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

Helsinki   11-50   $9,041,239  

Armada Interactive

Armada Interactive is a gaming startup that develops next gen core mobile games.

Helsinki   11-50   $10,000,000  

Jolla

Jolla is an independent designer and developer for mobile devices and open Sailfish OS.

Helsinki   101-250   $24,400,000  

B2BPay

B2B Pay provides virtual bank accounts for exporters receiving payments.

Helsinki   11-50   $283,406  

Meeshkan

Meeshkan is a network where you can train and test Machine Learning models in a massively parallel way on distributed nodes.

Helsinki   1-10   $419,956  

Epic Foods

Epic Foods is a Nordic food delivery company, running it's own kitchen network.

Helsinki   11-50   $1,763,016  

Bankify

We specialise in customer-centric mobile banking solutions, which we offer as microservices to financial institutions.

Helsinki   11-50   $466,739  

ServiceFlow

Service-Flow is a software service provider specialized in developing and producing the world's first SaaS solution for Service Integration.

Helsinki   11-50   $2,464,054  

Front AI

Front AI is an Conversational AI and 2nd Generation Services Bot company

Helsinki   1-10   $562,945  

Umbra

Umbra is on a mission to display any 3D content in real time on any piece of hardware.

Helsinki   251-500   $3,400,000  

Frosmo

Frosmo offers software and services to develop and improve websites and transform online experiences using JavaScript.

Helsinki   101-250   $9,411,504  

Telia

Telia is a Finnish ICT service company whose services ensure a secure and reliable IT environment for its customers.

Helsinki   10001+   $25,000,000  

Zadaa

Zadaa is a marketplace app that helps people to sell and buy clothes that fit.

Helsinki   1-10   $3,665,841  

Hubchat

Hubchat provides an on-line platform with unique features for selfexpression in communities where users share the same passion.

Helsinki   51-100   $2,630,049  

MeeDoc

Prescriptions to the nearest pharmacy and treatment from a doctor via video call.

Helsinki   1-10   $5,390,981  

ReceiptHero

Forget paper receipts! ReceiptHero API platform delivers receipts from merchants to your banking and accounting applications.

Helsinki   1-10   $398,772  

Mainframe Industries

Mainframe Industries is a pan-Nordic game venture with studios in Helsinki and Reyjavik.

Helsinki   11-50   $2,187,099  

Singa

Singa is the Spotify of karaoke for personal and commercial use.

Helsinki   11-50   $2,534,137  

Tespack

Tespack is a company specialized in the future of wearables, focusing on the most important part of technology: energy generation on-the-go.

Helsinki   1-10   $2,591,961  

ContractZen

Instantly ready-to-use cloud service with contract management, board portal, VDR, eSignatures and more!

Helsinki   1-10   $1,200,000  

TILTBio

TILT Biotherapeutics is the leading company globally working in the area of enabling tumor.

Helsinki   1-10   $13,467,045  

Altum

The 1st company to use software-guided power ultrasound to remove fouling from industrial equipment without production stoppages

Helsinki   11-50   $4,645,817  

FutureplayGames

A group of professionals with 60+ years of total experience from the gaming industry and from companies such as EA, Rovio, Remedy.

Helsinki   11-50   $2,928,936  

kuuhubb

kuuhubb is to build app vendors with strong Asian distribution and marketing, as well as robust IP partnerships with leading Western brand.

Helsinki     $22,269,810  

WebMicroscope

WebMicroscope is designed to handle large, gigapixel size, digitized whole slide images of scanned tissues and biopsies.

Helsinki   1-10   $7,645,889  

Digital Workforce

Digital Workforce is the only company purely specializing in RPA services in the Nordic countries.

Helsinki     $5,639,337  

Smartcart

Smartcart offers intelligent shopping cart solutions for retail & grocery trade.

Helsinki     $1,731,337  

Giosg

Giosg.com is a Real-time analytics platform to find indecisive visitors and target them with the right actions

Helsinki   11-50   $2,400,384  

Boksi

Boksi.com is a micro-influencer platform that makes buying micro-influencer marketing not just easy but also financially effective.

Helsinki   1-10   $1,000,000  

Nuuka

Nuuka is a Finnish software company that builds management solutions for commercial and public buildings.

Helsinki   11-50   $1,535,064  

AdLaunch

The Easiest Way To Start a Video Advertising Campaign™

Helsinki   1-10   $689,766  

Venuu

Marketplace for event spaces

Helsinki   11-50   $934,713  

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  

Senseg

Haptic interface technology company

Helsinki   11-50   $6,000,000  

Everywear Games

Everywear Games is world's leading wearable games company.

Helsinki   11-50   $8,412,514  

CHAOS

CHAOS is an urban forecasting company for creating liveable cities.

Helsinki   11-50   $290,000  

BroadBit

BroadBit Batteries is developing revolutionary new batteries using novel sodium-based chemistries to power the future green economy.

Helsinki   1-10   $814,897  

Klinik

Klinik is a health website uniting people with matching health pros and products.

Helsinki   11-50   $3,190,018  

MVision

MVision AI is on a mission to bring AI into Radiotherapy and Radiology imaging. Our deep learning based organ contouring tool saves time

Helsinki   1-10   $725,982  

Hipfire

Taking VR to the masses - Cross-platform Virtual Reality Multiplayer Technology and Games (TechStars London '18)

Helsinki   1-10   $324,129  

Hookle

Hookle develops a smart social media management and advertising tool for small businesses

Helsinki   1-10   $637,865  

LVS Brokers

AI based brokering - connecting banks and lenders to consumers

Helsinki   11-50   $10,200,736  

Grand Cru

Grand Cru develops mobile and social games supporting player interaction.

Helsinki   11-50   $13,000,000  

IPRally

IPRally serves patent business by providing the first AI that thinks like a patent professional.

Helsinki   1-10   $403,634  

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  

Quantastica

Software tools and solutions for quantum computing

Helsinki   1-10   $222,649  

Feedbackly

AI-powered feedback tool that automatically measures, manages and takes action through out the entire customer journey - online and offline!

Helsinki   11-50   $547,533  

Videoly

Videoly is an automated product video discovery and management tool for e-commerce.

Helsinki   11-50   $498,859  

Rundit

Rundit is an online service that eases communication between investors and non-listed companies.

Helsinki   1-10   $1,567,580  

Screenful

Screenful develops visual dashboards and automated team status reports for Jira, Trello, GitHub, GitLab, and Asana

Helsinki   11-50   $488,859  

Froont

Create, share and discover responsive designs with Froont

Helsinki   1-10   $822,548  

Boomlagoon

Boomlagoon is a mobile game developer focused on developing games for the global mobile sector.

Helsinki   11-50   $3,600,000  

Intelligence Retail

Intelligence Retail is the leading provider of AI solutions for Retail.

Helsinki   11-50   $200,000  

Triumf Health

Behavioral therapeutics for pediatric patients delivered through a mobile game

Helsinki   1-10   $255,641  

Proximi

Proximi.io is a unified SDK and API to all mobile positioning technologies.

Helsinki   1-10   $327,395  

VividWorks

VividWorks. offers innovative online 3D design-to-purchase SaaS platform solutions to the global market. We provide instantly

Helsinki   51-100   $1,658,070  

Neyra

AI Sales & Marketing Analytic Tool

Helsinki   1-10   $111,980  

Selko

Selko develops deep learning technologies for the automation of text analysis processes in engineering.

Helsinki   1-10   $240,580  

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