August 1, 2022

From Revolut to Back Market: the European startups still hiring despite the tech downturn

There are still thousands of jobs available at Europe's startups and scaleups.

Sifted reporters

12 min read

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Startup layoffs have started in earnest in the US. And a slowdown in funding has operators across Europe wondering if hiring at startups in the region will be affected. 

But never fear, there's still work out there. Many startups and scaleups are still welcoming new hires (including Sifted!). From Revolut to Back Market, here are companies that Sifted has confirmed are still hiring new talent. 

Whether you, a friend or a colleague are on the lookout for a job, check out what's in store. You never know, your dream job could be waiting for you.


And if you're a company continuing to hire, drop us a line and we'll add you to the list. 

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Germany, UK, Czech Republic, New York




  • Doctorly, a digital platform for doctors, is hiring in Germany. 
  • Trade Republic , a Berlin-headquartered shares trading app, is hiring. 
  • Forto, digital logistics and freight forwarding company, is hiring globally in everything from talent to operations
  • Personio, a Munich-headquartered HR management software tool, is hiring for several roles across Europe.
  • Solarisbank, a banking-as-a-service platform, also has multiple openings.
  • Delivery Hero is a Berlin-headquartered delivery scaleup with over a hundred roles available internationally, from tech to legal.
  • CLARK, an insurance advisor app, is hiring for roles in tech, sales, marketing and more.
  • Taxfix, a tax app  that provides technical solutions to do your personal tax return yourself, is hiring for over 60 open positions in the Berlin HQ and Madrid office for a variety of areas including HR, marketing, data, engineering and much more.
  • OneFootball is an international football media startup headquartered in Berlin. The team is hiring for 72 roles across social media, sales, product design and partnerships in various locations.



  • Heura, a Barcelona-based foodtech startup producing plant-based meats, has multiple open roles from business development and people operations to head of content and more. Jobs are available across major European cities like London, Paris and Milan. 
  • Typeform, a Barcelona-based application software developer, has several roles open across engineering, customer success, product and marketing.
  • Jobandtalent, a Madrid-situated digital hiring platform, has a load of roles in the pipeline across everything from marketing and engineering to product and finance.
  • TravelPerk, a Barcelona-headquartered travel management platform, is hiring across all teams, with most roles available in engineering, sales and customer care.
  • Factorial, a Barcelona-stationed human resources software for SMEs, has a couple of open roles for a product designer and a full stack developer.
  • Marfeel, a Barcelona-based platform helping publishers to boost their traffic, revenue and engagement is hiring for its teams in the likes of Germany, the Netherlands, the US and Canada. 
  • Holded is a smart business management software with roles available across customer support, product and tech.


  • Alan, a Paris-headquartered health insurance startup, has posted a few open roles in the last several weeks. It has also grown massively over the last few years, securing unicorn status in 2021. 
  • Algolia, a Paris-stationed startup focused on helping development teams to create quality customer experiences, has hundreds of roles available across R&D, revenue, customer care, marketing, finance and more. 
  • Back Market, the French refurbished gadget marketplace, is hiring for a handful of roles across several departments as it continues to grow. Earlier this year, the French unicorn became France’s most valuable startup.
  • Qonto, a Paris-based fintech with a focus on banking for businesses and freelancers, is hiring for its teams across several European markets. 
  • EasyMile, a Toulouse-based startup that develops software to automate transportation platforms, has more than 20 roles on its jobs board — these are primarily based in Toulouse and Berlin. 
  • Doctolib, a Paris-headquartered digital health platform, has several new open roles across multiple European markets.
  • Dataiku, a Paris-stationed software unicorn, is hiring across most of its teams. There are a lot of roles here for teams based outside of Europe too, with job postings in the US, Australia and Japan.
  • Sarus, a Paris-based startup developing software to enable AI to take over work with sensitive data securely, only has one job opening posted on its site — a product marketing lead. 
  • eFounders, a Paris-situated startup which invents, generates, and tests business ideas for software-as-a-service (SaaS) products, is hiring for several roles in its core team, as well as for the companies it has created. 
  • Spendesk , a Paris-headquartered fintech platform helping businesses to spend and track their finances, is hiring for multiple teams, including engineering, customer success and marketing.
  • Colonies , a coliving startup, has recently posted several roles. It's after a VP of projects, a development analyst and a senior talent acquisition lead. Learn more about Colonies in our piece on coliving here .
  • Planète OUI , a Lille-based energy company, is hiring for a handful of roles.
  • Owkin, a French-American AI health startup, is hiring for over 40 roles in engineering, partnerships, marketing, medical, commercial and strategy.



  • Vinted, the Lithuanian secondhand fashion unicorn, is hiring for multiple tech positions across its offices in Vilnius, Amsterdam and Berlin.
  • Kevin is a Vilnius-headquartered fintech hiring for roles in sales, engineering and more.


  • Bolt, the ride-hailing app headquartered in Talinn, is hiring for over 900 roles.



  • Smart data startup Scandit currently has 74 open roles across a number of departments around Europe. The team is hiring across business development, engineering and IT, finance, marketing and more.

This list was last updated on November 17 2022.