121 Privacy and Security Startups to Watch in 2021

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

The last update was made on June 03, 2021.

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DIGIT

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

Edinburgh   101-250    

Panorays

Panorays automates third party security management.

Tel Aviv   11-50   $5,000,000  

Perimeter81

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

Tel Aviv   51-100   $5,000,000  

OVO Energy

OVO Energy is an independent energy technology company and supplier.

Bristol   1001-5000   $323,637,027  

Axonius

Axonius is the cybersecurity asset management platform that lets IT and Security teams see devices for what they are to manage & secure all.

Tel Aviv   11-50   $37,000,000  

Kaseya

Kaseya is an automation software provider that offers remote management software for the information technology industry.

Dublin   251-500   $544,777,315  

Veriff

Veriff provides web and mobile identity verification solutions that help reduce fraud and meet KYC requirements.

Tallinn   101-250   $7,820,000  

GuardiCore

GuardiCore provides micro-segmentation and workload protection solutions for data centers and public clouds.

Tel Aviv   101-250   $106,000,000  

Carbyne911

Carbyne is a national emergency communication platform, running the most advanced technology for emergency infrastructure.

Tel Aviv   51-100   $23,900,000  

encompass

encompass robotically automates information and news discovery for KYC requirements for onboarding, event-driven refresh and remediation.

Glasgow   51-100   $5,461,804  

GOSU Data Lab

GOSU Data Lab is a company with a focus on GAMING DATA and AI

Vilnius   11-50   $2,320,000  

Omada

Identity Management & Access Governance Solutions and Services

Copenhagen   101-250   $25,069,057  

Alcide

Alcide provides a cloud-native security platform from code to production to continuously secure workloads running in Kubernetes.

Tel Aviv   11-50   $12,300,000  

Smart Protection

Smart Protection keeps and protects intellectual and industrial property rights online.

Madrid   51-100   $7,619,407  

Audio Analytic

Audio Analytic provides sound recognition technology that makes consumer technology more intelligent.

Cambridge   11-50   $20,172,620  

UnboundTech

Unbound Tech providing protection for cryptographic keys and credentials, even in the presence of a network and server breach.

Tel Aviv   11-50   $15,104,693  

Cylus

Cylus offers solutions that are specifically designed to address the unique requirements and needs of the railway industry.

Tel Aviv     $17,000,000  

PlainID

PlainID is a cybersecurity company providing a business-policy based Authorization platform.

Tel Aviv   11-50   $13,000,000  

VulcanCyber

Vulcan Cyber is a security company that helps enterprises quickly detect and fix vulnerabilities in their software stack and code.

Tel Aviv   11-50   $14,000,000  

Alsid

Alsid IT builds innovative solutions to help companies secure their directory infrastructures.

Paris   11-50   $16,543,511  

Squirro

Squirro delivers real-time context intelligence by combining structured and unstructured data.

Zürich   11-50   $11,500,000  

Fireglass

Fireglass allows users to click with confidence from any device by eliminating malware and phishing from web and email

Tel Aviv   11-50   $20,000,000  

D-FendSolutions

D-Fend provides an autonomous counter-drone perimeter security system, which automatically detects, identifies.

Tel Aviv   1-10   $28,000,000  

SCADAfence

SCADAfence secures industrial networks as they increase automation, digitization and connectivity

Tel Aviv   51-100   $10,000,000  

Signaturit

Signaturit designs a electronic signature software that offers trust services that guarantee the legal security of all digital transactions.

Barcelona   101-250   $11,733,267  

Intezer

Intezer provides enterprises with unparalleled Threat Detection and accelerates Incident Response.

Tel Aviv   11-50   $10,000,000  

Perception-Point

Perception Point is an Israeli cybersecurity company focused on leading advanced threat prevention across enterprise collaboration channels.

Tel Aviv   11-50   $10,000,000  

Orca

Orca Security deliver comprehensive full-stack IAAS & PAAS security visibility in a fraction of the time and cost of alternative approaches

Tel Aviv   11-50   $6,500,000  

QWANT

Qwant is a French search engine focused on user privacy.

Paris   11-50   $47,513,903  

LogPoint

LogPoint delivers the most flexible and easy to use platform for collecting, analyzing, and monitoring your machine data.

Copenhagen   101-250   $10,000,000  

Blueliv

Blueliv provides cyber threat information and analysis intelligence for enterprises, service providers, and security vendors.

Barcelona   51-100   $8,386,018  

Votiro

Votiro provides solutions to safeguard against undisclosed and zero-day exploits.

Tel Aviv   11-50   $14,000,000  

Radiflow

Cyber Security solutions for ICS/SCADA networks

Tel Aviv   11-50   $28,000,000  

Alyne

Alyne is a Munich based B2B RegTech offering organisations risk insight capabilities through a software as a service.

Munich   11-50   $3,389,152  

B-Secur

B-Secur represents the next generation of internal biometrics.

Belfast   11-50   $13,677,772  

Lunaphore Technologies

Lunaphore is a med-tech tissue analytics company.

Lausanne   11-50   $17,527,072  

pCloud

pCloud is a provides cloud storage solutions for personal and business consumers.

Zug   11-50   $3,000,000  

Datum

Datum is a marketplace where users can share or sell data on their own terms.

Zug   11-50   $10,000,000  

UBiqube

Network and Security Orchestration Software

Dublin   101-250   $20,000,000  

TiGenix

TiGenix is a biomedical company focused on research and development of innovative local treatments for damaged and osteoarthritic joints.

Leuven   101-250   $69,131,486  

GK8

GK8 is a cybersecurity company that offers a high-security custodian technology for managing and safeguarding digital assets.

Tel Aviv   11-50   $4,000,000  

Better Wealth

Better Wealth provides automated investment advice services.

Malmö     $2,007,163  

Dockflow

The hassle-free platform for collaborative track & trace of sensitive ocean shipments. Secure, flexible and easy to use.

Antwerp   43840   $172,880  

AliveShoes

AliveShoes lets you design, buy and sell your own footwear, completely online, in just a few minutes.

Amsterdam   11-50   $1,019,809  

CUTISS

CUTISS is a Personalized-Skin startup .

Zürich     $8,360,434  

edgescan

Award winning edgescan is SaaS /Cloud based delivery of vulnerability management solutions.

Dublin   11-50   $1,688,890  

beWanted

beWanted is an recruitment platform that enables companies to search, find, and recruit talent.

Madrid   11-50   $2,747,003  

Textual

Textual provides natural language generation for webshops and brands. Provided as a Saas service integrated in Shopify and PIM-systems.

Gothenburg   11-50   $1,294,151  

EatsReady

EatsReady is the marketplace for mobile ordering. Discover the best restaurants, browse menus, pay & collect using our fast-track technology

Milan   1-10   $1,469,799  

AdScale

adscale offers advertisers and website owners a transparent and high-reach trading space for digital advertising space.

Munich   51-100   $13,396,639  

Now Healthcare Group

Now Healthcare Group is the world’s premier telehealth and medicine fulfillment organisation.

Manchester   251-500   $5,092,271  

Boostcom

Boostcom serves the global shopping centre industry with a customer loyalty platform: The Mall Performance Cloud.

Trondheim   51-100   $11,178,398  

Mazarine Energy

A Tunisia-focused oil and gas exploration company

The Hague   51-100   $500,000,000  

RoboSelf

Robotic Personal Assistants for Small and Medium Businesses

Bucharest   1-10   $222,562  

PocketGuide

Pocketguide is a mobile service that offers audio tours with voice navigation for cultural cities in Europe.

Budapest   11-50   $2,090,723  

Finturi

Making invoice financing secure, low-cost, quick and easy using blockchain and artificial intelligence

The Hague   43840   $2,251,780  

Earin

Earin is the smallest, wireless earbuds available on the market.

Malmö   11-50   $3,500,000  

Chill

The first communication app that really makes sense for wearables.

Belfast   43840    

Orca Money

Orca Money provides investors with a platform to compare the various companies and products in alternative finance.

Belfast   43840   $1,081,069  

4net Technologies

4net Technologies is a business communications technology specialist who are at the forefront of technology developments market.

Manchester   101-250   $12,129,331  

Huli

Simple route planning for cyclists, runners and hikers

Glasgow   51-100    

Giroxx

Giroxx makes international transfers simple and inexpensive - with the same security as the banks.

Frankfurt   1-10   $1,708,381  

Thinnect

IoT Technologies is commercializing a decade of research focused on distributed sensing / computing technology.

Tallinn   11-50   $28,000  

Inlock

Crypto collateral based fiat lending platform.

Budapest   11-50   $1,812,000  

S1Seven

Data enriched steel, ready for smart manufacturing.

Vienna   1-10   $282,611  

Paper.li

Paper.li is a content curation service.

Lausanne     $163,166  

Kindaba

Kindaba is a private, safe and ad-free space to share family photos, videos, and updates with family and friends.

Edinburgh   1-10   $107,483  

i-Optics

i-Optics offers eye diagnosis solutions and products for age related eye diseases.

The Hague   43840   $36,051,175  

ClaimAir

ClaimAir offers global flight and baggage claim service that lets you get flight or baggage compensations with a few clicks.

Prague   11-50   $185,000  

Kickresume

The world's most advanced resume builder.

Bratislava   11-50   $135,000  

ZEME

A marketplace for industrial waste.

Warsaw   1-10   $267,289  

Noriel

Noriel is a multi-channel retailer of toys and children products in Romania.

Bucharest   501-1000   $9,467,596  

ZIP.ch

ZIP.ch is a new official online directory for switzerland.

Lausanne   1-10   $1,544,452  

MatchUpBox

An innovative and compliant environment for unlocking the value fo personal data and digital indentities, based on proprietary blockchain

Montpellier   43840   $500,000  

Sezame

Sezame is a patented remote multi factor authentication without password via App using your mobile phone fingerprint reader.

Vienna     $697,273  

S2 Grupo

S2 Grupo is an IT firm that provides IT solutions and business activity monitoring using real time management systems.

Valencia   51-100   $63,095  

Homefans

Homefans is a trusted community marketplace for football fans to list, discover and book accommodations around the world.

Manchester   1-10   $145,562  

Miraxess

Miraxess develops mobile convergence and turns your Smartphone into a real laptop.

Lyon   1-10   $200,000  

yalty

yalty's mission is to simplify and modernize the administrative management of human resources.

Lausanne     $820,863  

cleverbridge

Cleverbridge is an ecommerce and subscription billing solution for monetizing software, SaaS, and digital goods.

Cologne   251-500    

A J Bell

AJ Bell are one of the UK's largest providers of online investment platforms and stockbroker services.

Manchester   501-1000    

Nordic 24/7 Services

Nordic 24/7 Services is an innovation company creating cooling units with cutting edge intelligence.

Espoo   43840   $1,283,851  

Efood.gr

E-Food.gr is a website that enables its users to order food online from restaurants in Greece.

Athens   101-250    

Voucherify

1:1 personalised promotions made simple. Launch contextual coupon, gift card, referral, discount, loyalty and giveaway campaigns faster.

Katowice   11-50    

Soundigo

New music creation and playback standard

Riga   43840   $824,064  

PubGene

PubGene develops bioinformatics solutions for microarray approaches, including gene and protein arrays.

Oslo     $55,997  

Ligatus

Ligatus is a Native Advertising Solutions provider for brands, publishers, and programmatic buyers.

Cologne   101-250    

Bouncer

The most intelligent email verification, to keep you from bounced back emails.

Wroclaw   43840    

ODI Medical

ODI Medical develops technology for bedside evaluation of circulatory failure based on assessment of microcirculation.

Oslo   1-10   $81,868  

Alliance

Alliance is a world-renowned esports organization fielding competitive players across some of the most popular video games in the world.

Gothenburg   101-250    

OpusCapita Group

OpusCapita Group Oy, a Nordic market leader in e-invoicing and financial processes.

Espoo   1001-5000    

Seemore

Seemore specializes in highly advanced solutions associated with augmented reality by creating things not previously existing in the market.

Wroclaw   43840   $58,142  

Enhesa

Brussels-based regulatory compliance company.

Brussels   101-250    

Link11

Global Cloud DDoS Mitigation Provider. Headquarter based in Frankfurt, Germany.

Frankfurt   11-50    

GetGround

GetGround is a platform to buy properties with a focus on helping their clients make the most of their money.

Reading   1-10    

HaasOnline Software

HaasOnline is dedicated to providing an advanced cryptocurrency trading platform, capable of fully automating trades with trade bots.

Rotterdam   11-50    

Lumene

Lumene is a Finnish manufacturer of cosmetics.

Espoo   501-1000    

InQuest

InQuest has an absolute leading position in recruitment and interim management.

The Hague   11-50    

Easybrain

Mobile game developer and publisher. Owner of Sudoku.com, Pixel Art games and others

Minsk   101-250    

Tens

Sunglasses made by photographers.

Glasgow   1-10    

TQCC

TQCC offers NDT training, certification and consultancy services to companies and persons worldwide since 1999.

Athens     $56,064  

Luxaviation

Luxaviation is setting new benchmarks for service across all customer groups jet owners, charter passengers and air charter brokers.

Luxembourg      

Compendor

Compendor helps financial institutions truly understand the regulations needed to comply with by providing easy to use decisions tools.

Frankfurt   11-50    

Motionlab

Personalized video platform

Brno   11-50    

Matooma

Matooma is a M2M service company that provides a global SIM cards connectivity solution and managed services.

Montpellier   11-50    

Euro Payment Group

Euro Payment Group is a service provider for electronic real-time payments with integrated risk management tools.

Frankfurt   11-50    

E-shelter

E-shelter develops and runs high availability data centers.

Frankfurt   101-250    

Freightly

Freightly is a real-time logistics & transport management system.

Cologne      

LähiTapiola

LähiTapiola is based on mutual company form, a group of companies owned by its customers, serving the personal, farm, entrepreneurial.

Espoo   251-500    

Wirecapital

Wirecapital is the rapidly growing European multi-bank payment processing center that operates in Russia, EU and CIS.

Nicosia   11-50    

OLYMPIC Banking System

OLYMPIC Banking System is a multi-branch, multi-entities, multi-currency, multi-language and naturally multichannel system.

Geneva      

Nutiteq

Nutiteq is a leading mobile software development company in the niche of open mobile mapping solutions.

Tartu   11-50    

VTTI B.V.

VTTI B.V. one of the world's fastest-growing energy storage businesses.

Rotterdam   5001-10000    

Eurasia Drilling

Eurasia Drilling Co. provides exploratory and developmental drilling.

Nicosia      

Ignite Data

Ignite is the UK’s leading provider of technology-driven Patient Recruitment and Real-World Evidence solutions.

Reading   11-50    

Intuitive Robots

Intuitive Robots gives a spark of life to humanoid robots.

Nantes   1-10    

Octopush

Octopush provides innovative communication SMS & Email APIs and Web-based solutions

Marseille   1-10    

Unidesq

Unidesq enables global brands to manage leading technologies of the programmatic advertising ecosystem with one platform.

Cologne   1-10    

Rosemont Pharmaceuticals

Rosemont Pharmaceuticals manufactures and supplies liquid medicines.

Leeds      

SonoView

SonoView is developing an advanced 3D ultrasound imaging technology for early and more accurate diagnosis of breast cancer.

Bern   43840    

Skriply

Independent media supported by People through secure, safe and private digital-subscriptions.

Prague   1-10    

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