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Europe’s startup scene is often overshadowed by Silicon Valley, but the continent is gaining ground with more than 70 tech startups valued at over $1bn.

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Europe’s startup scene is often overshadowed by Silicon Valley, but the continent is gaining ground with more than 70 tech startups valued at over $1bn.

Here, Sifted’s reporters dig into the data, strategy and challenges behind the most important European startups and scaleups. We ask which companies are making waves and which are the ones to watch in 2021?

Keep reading below and stay informed about Europe’s new economy!

For in-depth analysis of the French tech ecosystem, read the latest issue of The Sift report.

(P.S The data is from European Startups with valuation estimates from Dealroom. If there is anyone missing from this list, or anything is wrong, please let us know by email at [email protected]).

Key

Year founded

Amount raised

Last funding round

Valuation

Employees

Klarna's logo

Klarna

Payment solutions for online storefronts

fintech / payments

klarna.com

Stockholm, Sweden

2005

€3,000m

GROWTH EQUITY

€9.6bn

1000-5000

Northvolt's logo

Northvolt

Lithium-ion batteries

energy / energy storage

northvolt.com

Stockholm, Sweden

2016

€4,000m

GROWTH EQUITY

€3bn

500-1000

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UiPath's logo

UiPath

Designs and develops robotic process automation software

robotics / enterprise software

uipath.com

Bucharest, Romania

2005

€1,800m

SERIES E

€9.3bn

1000-5000

Eigen Technologies's logo

Eigen Technologies

Provides machine learning, qualitative analysis tool for businesses

legal / enterprise software

eigentech.com

London, UK

2014

€55m

SERIES B

€18-27m

100-500

Ki Insurance's logo

Ki Insurance

Digital Lloyd's of London syndicate

insurtech /

ki-insurance.com

London, UK

2020

€455m

SEED

10-50

AUTO1 Group's logo

AUTO1 Group

Europe's leading digital automotive platform

transportation / ecommercce

auto1-group.com

Berlin, Germany

2012

€1,002m

CONVERTIBLE

€3bn

1000-5000

Revolut's logo

Revolut

A world beyond banking — a secure, mobile-based current account that allows you to hold, exchange and transfer without fees in 25 different currencies

fintech / banking

revolut.com

London, United Kingdom

2015

€836m

SERIES D

€5bn

1000-5000

OakNorth's logo

OakNorth

The bank for entrepreneurs - fast, flexible and accessible debt finance

fintech / banking / mortgages & lending

oaknorth.com

London, UK

2015

€783m

SECONDARY

€2.2bn

10-50

Oxford Nanopore Technologies's logo

Oxford Nanopore Technologies

Developing a new generation of nanopore-based electronic systems for analysis of single molecules

biotech / health

nanoporetech.com

Oxford, UK

2005

€957m

GROWTH EQUITY

€2bn

100-500

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N26 Group's logo

N26 Group

Bank account that can be managed entirely from a smartphone

fintech / banking

n26.com

Berlin, Germany

2013

€744m

SERIES D

€3.2bn

1000-5000

Improbable's logo

Improbable

A cloud-based platform for game developers to create AI-powered simulated worlds

gaming / enterprise software

improbable.io

London, UK

2012

€547m

GROWTH EQUITY

€1.8bn

500-1000

Cazoo's logo

Cazoo

Online used car retailer

marketplace & ecommerce / transportation

cazoo.co.uk

London, UK

2018

€1,300m

SERIES D

€2.3bn

100-500

FlixBus's logo

FlixBus

Benefit from comfortable, low-cost European bus travel

transportation / mobility

global.flixbus.com

Munich, Germany

2011

€805m

LATE VC

€1.8bn

1000-5000

Atom Bank's logo

Atom Bank

A digital financial company and challenger bank, providing banking services through a smartphone app

fintech / banking

atombank.co.uk

Durham, UK

2014

€546m

GRANT

€550m

100-500

Glovo's logo

Glovo

Barcelona-based startup with food at the core of the business, delivers any product within cities at any time of day

food logistics & delivery /

glovoapp.com

Barcelona, Spain

2015

€902m

SERIES E

€1bn

1000-5000

Starling Bank's logo

Starling Bank

Mobile-app based bank

fintech / banking

starlingbank.com

London, UK

2014

€876m

LATE VC

£540m

500-1000

Graphcore's logo

Graphcore

Created a new processor, the IPU, specifically designed for AI

robotics / semiconductors

graphcore.ai

Bristol, UK

2016

€620m

SERIES D

€1.8bn

100-500

Snyk's logo

Snyk

Empowers software-driven businesses to develop fast and stay secure

security / enterprise software

snyk.io

London, United Kingdom

2015

€684m

SERIES D

€2.4bn

100-500

ApisProtect's logo

ApisProtect

Develops an agricultural technology designed for the management and care of bees

agritech / food

www.apisprotect.com

Cork, Ireland

2017

€3m

SEED

€7-11m

1-10

Omio's logo

Omio

Multi-node search tool that compares and combines rail, air, bus and car for European destinations

travel / booking & search

omio.com

Berlin, Germany

2012

€360m

CONVERTIBLE

€909m

100-500

Mirakl's logo

Mirakl

Best online marketplace platform and dropship solution

marketing / enterprise software

mirakl.fr

Paris, France

2011

€357m

LATE VC

€1.4bn

100-500

CMR Surgical's logo

CMR Surgical

Robotic system for minimal access surgery

robotics / medical devices

cmrsurgical.com

Impington, UK

2014

€896m

SERIES C

€909m

100-500

Lilium's logo

Lilium

Fully electric vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) jet

transportation / vehicle production

lilium.com

Weßling, Germany

2015

€751m

SERIES C

€909m

500-1000

Collibra's logo

Collibra

A cloud-based platform that connects IT and the business to build a data-driven culture for the digital enterprise

enterprise software /

collibra.com

Brussel, Belgium

2008

€320m

SERIES F

€2.1bn

500-1000

ContentSquare's logo

ContentSquare

Optimise your web and mobile UX

marketing / enterprise software

contentsquare.com

Paris, France

2012

€757m

SERIES D

€909m

500-1000

Karma Kitchen's logo

Karma Kitchen

Transforms industrial spaces into commercial kitchens, co-working and storage

real estate / food

karmakitchen.co

London, UK

2018

€302m

SERIES A

€1.2-1.8bn

10-50

Picnic's logo

Picnic

Online supermarket, that delivers groceries for the lowest price to people’s home, without delivery costs

food / logistics & delivery

picnic.nl

Amsterdam, Netherlands

2015

€300m

DEBT

€800m

1000-5000

Tink's logo

Tink

Tink Technology enables banks to create next-generation banking services, including account aggregation, payment initiation and PFM

fintech / banking

tink.com

Stockholm, Sweden

2012

€285m

LATE VC

€680m

100-500

Voi Technology's logo

Voi Technology

Sharing service for electric vehicles

transportation / vehicle production

voiapp.io

Stockholm, Sweden

2018

€278m

SERIES C

€388—581m

100-500

Kahoot!'s logo

Kahoot!

Inspiring educational games for skills training and professional development

gaming; education / console & pc gaming

getkahoot.com

Oslo, Norway

2012

€274m

PRIVATE PLACEMENT

€2.2bn

100-500

Meero's logo

Meero

Matches professional photographers with top notch clients to produce beautiful images in a snap

media / content production

meero.com/en

Paris, France

2016

€269m

SERIES C

€909m

1000-5000

Wolt's logo

Wolt

A food delivery platform that connects hungry customers with great restaurants and eager couriers

food logistics & delivery /

wolt.com/en

Helsinki, Finland

2014

€748m

ANGEL

€491m

1000-5000

Railsbank's logo

Railsbank

Banking as a service platform

fintech /

railsbank.com

London, UK

2016

€47m

GROWTH EQUITY

€36-55m

100-500

wefox's logo

wefox

Service platform for insurance brokers, insurers and end-customers

fintech / insurance

wefox.de/en

Berlin, Germany

2015

€837m

SERIES B

€1.5bn

100-500

Gymshark's logo

Gymshark

Fitness apparel and accessories brand

fashion / fitness

gymshark.com

Solihull, UK

2012

€240m

GROWTH EQUITY

€1.2bn

500-1000

OVO Energy's logo

OVO Energy

Energy technology company and supplier

energy / energy providers

ovoenergy.com

Bristol, UK

2008

€240m

GROWTH EQUITY

€1.2bn

1000-5000

MessageBird's logo

MessageBird

Connects enterprises to global customers through SMS, Voice and Chat APIs

telecom / enterprise software

messagebird.com

Amsterdam, Netherlands

2011

€1,000m

SERIES C

€2.7bn

100-500

Vinted's logo

Vinted

We’re the world’s biggest preloved fashion marketplace

fashion / apparel

vinted.com

Vilnius, Lithuania

2008

€482m

SERIES E

€1bn

500-1000

Kry's logo

Kry

Consult a doctor online

health / health platform

kry.se

Stockholm, Sweden

2014

€511m

SERIES C

€560-840m

500-1000

Vestiaire Collective's logo

Vestiaire Collective

Circular fashion platform

ecommerce / fashion

vestiairecollective.com

Paris, France

2009

€397m

LATE VC

€1bn

500-1000

Ynsect's logo

Ynsect

Transforms insects into nutrient resource for agriculture

food / innovative food; agritech

ynsect.com

Évry, France

2011

€214m

DEBT

€500-750m

100-500

Darktrace's logo

Darktrace

Provides enterprise immune system technology for cyber security

security / cybersecurity

darktrace.com/en

Cambridge, UK

2013

€210m

SERIES E

€1.5bn

1000-5000

Raisin's logo

Raisin

Pan-European marketplace for savings

fintech / investing

raisin.com

Berlin, Germany

2013

€205m

SECONDARY

€400-600m

100-500

Infarm's logo

Infarm

Is an urban farming services company that develops farming tech for grocery stores, restaurants, and local distribution centres

food / agritech

infarm.com

Berlin, Germany

2012

€248m

SERIES C

€309-464m

100-500

Numbrs's logo

Numbrs

A customer-centric financial services company that enables customers to manage their existing bank accounts and personal finances

Zurich, Switzerland

2014

€205m

LATE VC

€909m

50-100

Gousto's logo

Gousto

An online meal-kit manufacturer and retailer, using AI and automation to provide extensive choice and personalisation

food / food logistics & delivery

gousto.co.uk

London, UK

2012

€189m

SERIES F

€924m

100-500

Infobip's logo

Infobip

Full-stack communications platform as a service, with private cloud infrastructure and zero-hop connectivity to telecoms globally

marketing / enterprise software

infobip.com

London, UK

2006

€182m

SERIES A

€909m

1000-5000

Voodoo's logo

Voodoo

Casual games developer for mobile

gaming / mobile gaming

voodoo.io

Paris, France

2013

€182m

GROWTH EQUITY

€1.3bn

100-500

Deposit Solutions's logo

Deposit Solutions

The open archiecture platform for retail deposits

Hamburg, Germany

2011

€171m

SERIES E

€1bn

100-500

TrueLayer's logo

TrueLayer

Simple Bank APIs

fintech / enterprise software

truelayer.com

London, UK

2016

€159m

SERIES C

€159m

100-500

Trustpilot's logo

Trustpilot

Global, online review community that enables individuals to review and discover companies

media; marketing / social media

trustpilot.com

Copenhagen, Denmark

2007

€162m

SERIES E

€200-300m

500-1000

Volocopter's logo

Volocopter

Manned, fully electric and safe VTOL

robotics / AI

volocopter.com/en

Bruchsal, Germany

2011

€380m

SERIES C

Hopin's logo

Hopin

The first all-in-one live online events platform where attendees can learn, interact and connect

events /

hopin.com

London, UK

2019

€520m

SERIES B

€1.9bn

100-500

Tide's logo

Tide

The nimble small business current account

fintech / banking

tide.co

London, UK

2015

€156m

SERIES B

€212-318m

100-500

Rapyd's logo

Rapyd

Global commerce without borders

fintech / payments

rapyd.net

London, United Kingdom

2016

€427m

SERIES C

€1.1bn

100-500

Nutmeg's logo

Nutmeg

The smart, secure and straightforward online discretionary investment manager

fintech / investing

nutmeg.com

London, UK

2010

€139m

LATE VC

€228m

100-500

Thought Machine's logo

Thought Machine

Thought Machine builds cloud native technology to revolutionise banking

fintech / cloud computing

thoughtmachine.net

London, UK

2014

€139m

SERIES B

docplanner's logo

docplanner

Healthcare booking marketplace and SaaS

health / health platform

docplanner.com

Warsaw, Poland

2011

€126m

SERIES E

€320-480m

100-500

Receipt Bank's logo

Receipt Bank

A pre-accounting and remote working tool for accountants and bookkeepers

fintech; enterprise software / financial management solutions

receipt-bank.com

London, UK

2010

€125m

SERIES C

€264-396m

100-500

Iceye's logo

Iceye

Develops micro-satellites used to capture images from space; the Aalto University spin-off

robotics / AI

iceye.com

Espoo, Finland

2015

€123m

SERIES C

TravelPerk's logo

TravelPerk

Manages travel policies, budgets, and payment methods, as well as offers customer support services

travel; enterprise software / online travel agency; booking & search; business travel

travelperk.com

Barcelona, Spain

2015

€271m

SERIES C

€233-349m

100-500

BUX's logo

BUX

Stock trading app

fintech / investing;financial management solutions

getbux.com

Amsterdam, Netherlands

2014

€100m

DEBT

€76m

100-500

Mollie's logo

Mollie

Payment methods in your website and app

fintech / payments

mollie.com

Amsterdam, Netherlands

2004

€849m

SERIES B

€909m

100-500

GoCardless's logo

GoCardless

Simple and cheap way to take payments online: no merchant account, no credit card fees, no hassle

fintech / payments

gocardless.com

London, UK

2011

€198m

SERIES F

€882m

100-500

MindMaze's logo

MindMaze

Build novel interfaces for neurorehabilitation, game training and 3D imaging in real time

health / medical devices

mindmaze.com

Lausanne, Switzerland

2012

€99m

GRANT

€909m

100-500

Exscientia's logo

Exscientia

Applying AI and big data processing to accelerate discovery and development of drugs

health / AI

exscientia.ai

Oxford, UK

2012

€610m

SERIES C

Skeleton Technologies's logo

Skeleton Technologies

Developer and manufacturer of high energy and power density ultracapacitators

Tallinn, Estonia

2009

€172m

SERIES D

€165-248m

100-500

Isar Aerospace's logo

Isar Aerospace

Develops next generation rockets for sustainable access to space for small and medium satellites and satellite constellations

Gilching, Germany

2018

€160m

SERIES B

€300-450m

100-500

Depop's logo

Depop

Mobile marketplace that enables individuals to buy and sell items

fashion / apparel

depop.com

London, UK

2011

€91m

SERIES C

€225-338m

1000-5000

Tourlane's logo

Tourlane

Booking platform for customized travel packages, offering multi-week experiences to over 30 countries worldwide

travel / online travel agency

tourlane.de

Berlin, Germany

2016

€90m

SERIES C

€214m

100-500

Air Up's logo

Air Up

The world's only drinking system that gives water flavour only by smell

food / manufacturing

air-up.com

Germany, Munich

2018

€21m

SERIES A

€72-108m

50-100

PayFit's logo

PayFit

Payfit simplifies payroll management, expense reports, as well as absences and leaves of your employees

fintech; enterprise software / financial management solutions

payfit.com

Paris, France

2015

€180m

SERIES B

€280-420m

100-500

Airinum's logo

Airinum

An urban breathing mask for the 21st century

marketplace & ecommerce / healthtech

airinum.com

Sweden, Stockholm

2015

€0m

EARLY VC

€5-8m

10-50

Ledger's logo

Ledger

Provides security and infrastructure solutions for cryptocurrencies and blockchain applications

Paris, France

2014

€432m

SERIES C

€261m

100-500

HungryPanda's logo

HungryPanda

HungryPanda is the global leader in delivering Chinese food and groceries with the extensive market coverage, highest user traffic as well as annual transaction volumes

London, UK

2016

€82m

SERIES C

€255-382m

100-500

Bulb's logo

Bulb

Provides 100% renewable electricity and gas to homes across the UK

energy /

bulb.co.uk

London, UK

2014

€72m

GROWTH EQUITY

€378m

500-1000

Sennder's logo

Sennder

A digital freight-forwarder platform for full truck loads

logistics & delivery / transportation

sennder.com

Berlin, Germany

2015

€283m

SERIES D

€1bn

500-1000

Five's logo

Five

Leverages artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to build navigation systems to power autonomous cars

transportation / autonomous & sensor tech; navigation & mapping

five.ai

Cambridge, UK

2015

€72m

SERIES B

€149-224m

100-500

Monese's logo

Monese

Online banking platform that offers banking solutions for individuals and businesses

fintech / banking

monese.com

London, UK

2013

€73m

SERIES B

€218-327m

100-500

Pleo's logo

Pleo

Decentralises company spending, eliminates expense reports and reimbursements and simplifies bookkeeping

fintech / financial management solutions; payments

pleo.io

Copenhagen, Denmark

2015

€206m

SERIES B

€450m

100-500

Soldo's logo

Soldo

Take control of company spending with Soldo, the prepaid Mastercard® that does your expenses for you

fintech / payments; financial management solutions

soldo.com

London, UK

2014

€70m

SERIES B

€216-324m

100-500

Oxbotica's logo

Oxbotica

Autonomous control and fleet management software

robotics / machine learning

oxbotica.com

Oxford, UK

2014

€82m

SERIES B

Peakon's logo

Peakon

Measures and evaluates employees' engagement and satisfaction

jobs recruitment; enterprise software /

peakon.com

London, UK

2015

€67m

LATE VC

€143-215m

100-500

Spotahome's logo

Spotahome

Medium-to-long term rentals for expats such as students and professionals

real estate / search, buy & rent

spotahome.com

Madrid, Spain

2014

€64m

SERIES B

€145-218m

100-500

Curve's logo

Curve

Payments card that aggregates all user bank cards

fintech / payments

curve.com

London, UK

2015

€175m

SERIES C

€227m

100-500

Brainly's logo

Brainly

The world’s largest social learning network for students, by students

education /

brainly.com

Kraków, Poland

2009

€135m

SERIES C

€108-162m

100-500

Healx's logo

Healx

AI-powered and patient-inspired platform accelerating the discovery and development of rare disease treatments

health / biotech; health platform

healx.io

Cambridge, UK

2014

€62m

SERIES B

€204-305m

50-100

Spendesk's logo

Spendesk

Spendesk helps SMBs take control of their spending with smart company cards and a real-time payment tracking dashboard

fintech; enterprise software / payments; financial management solutions

spendesk.com

Paris, France

2016

€61m

SERIES B

€175m

100-500

Cambridge Quantum Computing's logo

Cambridge Quantum Computing

A pioneer in the research and development of powerful quantum technology

enterprise software /

cambridgequantum.com

London, UK

2014

€321m

SERIES A

TourRadar's logo

TourRadar

Online marketplace for group tours, enables travellers to filter search results according to their needs

travel / online travel agency

tourradar.com

Vienna, Austria

2010

€60m

SERIES C

€182-273m

100-500

Red Points's logo

Red Points

Smart solution for brand protection online

enterprise software / AI

redpoints.com

Barcelona, Spain

2011

€58m

SERIES C

WeTransfer's logo

WeTransfer

Cloud-based file transfer service based in Amsterdam designed to send small to large files

enterprise software /

wetransfer.com

Amsterdam, Netherlands

2009

€58m

SERIES B

€140-210m

100-500

Talent Garden's logo

Talent Garden

It helps entrepreneurs, freelancers & small businesses succeed by making them more connected with each other

workspace /

talentgarden.it

Milan, Italy

2011

€60m

SERIES B

€176-264m

100-500

FirstVet's logo

FirstVet

Digital veterinary clinic

marketplace & ecommerce / health

firstvet.com/sv

Stockholm, Sweden

2016

€56m

LATE VC

Paack's logo

Paack

Pioneering delivery solution for ecommerce, enabling customer controlled time-slots and sustainable vehicle distribution

logistics and delivery / marketplace & ecommerce

paack.co

Barcelona, Spain

2015

€73m

SERIES C

Huuuge Games's logo

Huuuge Games

Develops mobile casino games

gaming / mobile gaming; betting & gambling

huuugegames.com

Warszawa, Poland

2014

€53m

SERIES C

€182-273m

500-1000

Cleo's logo

Cleo

An intelligent assistant for your money

fintech / AI

meetcleo.com

London, UK

2016

€52m

SERIES B

Freetrade's logo

Freetrade

Mobile app designed to let users invest in stock markets around the world, with zero commissions or fees

fintech / investing

freetrade.io

London, UK

2015

€70m

SERIES A

€22-32m

100-500

Duffel's logo

Duffel

Duffel is a travel-industry startup that aims to transform online travel booking

marketplace & ecommerce / travel

duffel.com

London, UK

2017

€51m

SERIES B

iFarm's logo

iFarm

Indoor farming

agritech /

ifarm.fi

Vantaa, Finland

2017

€4m

SEED

10-50

AImotive's logo

AImotive

Autonomous vehicle tech company

transportation / autonomous & sensor tech

aimotive.com

Budapest, Hungary

2015

€133m

SERIES C

€182m

100-500

Dott's logo

Dott

Amsterdam-founded escooter startup

transportation / mobility

ridedott.com

Amsterdam, Netherlands

2018

€89m

SERIES A

€120-180m

100-500

Typeform's logo

Typeform

Develops application software

marketing; enterprise software /

typeform.com

Barcelona, Spain

2012

€47m

SERIES B

€127-191m

100-500

bunq's logo

bunq

Reinventing money itself with mobile technology

fintech / banking

bunq.com

Amsterdam, Netherlands

2013

€205m

SEED

€40-60m

100-500

Elvie's logo

Elvie

Health and lifestyle brand developing smarter technology for women

wellness beauty /

elvie.com

England, UK

2013

€45m

SERIES B

€150-225m

100-500

SumUp's logo

SumUp

Mobile payments company

fintech / payments

sumup.com

London, UK

2011

€39m

DEBT

€1bn

1000-5000

Agricool's logo

Agricool

Created a paradise for fruits and vegetables in recycled shipping containers

food / agritech

agricool.co

La Courneuve, France

2015

€38m

SERIES A

€100-150m

50-100

Zilch's logo

Zilch

Buy now pay later product that allows its customers to shop and save money

fintech /

payzilch.com

London, UK

2018

€109m

EARLY VC

Getir's logo

Getir

Providing unprecedented solutions to the delivery of goods in urban areas

food logistics & delivery /

getir.com

Istanbul, Turkey

2015

€924m

SERIES A

Natural Cycles's logo

Natural Cycles

Developed the only digital method of birth control

Stockholm, Sweden

2013

€34m

SERIES B

€109-164m

50-100

Otrium's logo

Otrium

The managed marketplace unlocking the full potential of off-price fashion

fashion /

otrium.com

Amsterdam, Netherlands

2015

€142m

SERIES B

€96-144m

100-500

Trouva's logo

Trouva

The online destination for unique products from the best independent boutiques around the world

legal; fintech / investing

trouva.com

London, UK

2016

€33m

LATE VC

€80-120m

50-100

Impala's logo

Impala

API service for the hotel industry

enterprise software / API

getimpala.com

London, UK

2016

€30m

SERIES B

Arrival's logo

Arrival

Technology company making smart and electric vans

transportation / vehicle production

arrival.com

London, UK

2015

€574m

GROWTH EQUITY

€3bn

500-1000

Jeff's logo

Jeff

We are a solution for entrepreneurs who want to start a business, with all the tools they need in a business in a box model

Valencia, Spain

2015

€32m

Virtuo's logo

Virtuo

App-based car rental experience that's so good, you'll never need to own a car again

mobility / transportation; car rental

govirtuo.com

Paris, France

2015

€117m

SERIES B

€80-120m

100-500

Everli's logo

Everli

Everli is a on a mission to help people achieve peace of mind, simplifying life when shopping for grocery

food / logistics & delivery

everli.com

Milan, Italy

2017

€119m

SERIES C

€44-66m

100-500

Freeda Media's logo

Freeda Media

Freeda's mission is to use business to spread real women stories that inspire positive change

fintech / cryptocurrency; investing

freedamedia.com

Milan, Italy

2018

€28m

SERIES B

€58-87m

100-500

Uniplaces's logo

Uniplaces

Marketplace for student accommodation

marketing; enterprise software / marketing analytics

uniplaces.com

Lisbon, Portugal

2016

€27m

SERIES A

€87-131m

100-500

The Protein Brewery's logo

The Protein Brewery

The Protein Brewer supplements the market for protein alternatives by fungal protein

Breda, Netherlands

2020

€26m

SERIES A

Solar Foods's logo

Solar Foods

A Finnish tech company that creates innovations for producing food without agriculture

Helsinki, Finland

2017

€35m

LATE VC

What3words's logo

What3words

Allows people to find a location more accurately

fintech; marketing / ecommerce solutions

what3words.com

Ivybridge, UK

2012

€27m

GROWTH EQUITY

€39m

100-500

Primer's logo

Primer

Primer consolidates your payments stack with a unified API, and supercharges your checkout with data driven insights

fintech /

primer.io

London, UK

2020

€22m

SERIES A

Glofox's logo

Glofox

Gym and studio management software and apps

travel; real estate / travel analytics & software

glofox.com

Dublin, Ireland

2012

€21m

SERIES A

€37-55m

100-500

SellerX's logo

SellerX

SELLERX | WE BUY AND BUILD AMAZON BUSINESSES

Berlin, Germany

2020

€46m

SEED

€80-120m

1-10

HealthHero's logo

HealthHero

Virtual healthcare provider

London, UK

2019

€70m

LATE VC

10-50

Wayve's logo

Wayve

Pioneering artificial intelligence software for self-driving cars

health; sports /

wayve.ai

London, UK

2015

€36m

SERIES A

€73-109m

50-100

Cohabs's logo

Cohabs

Network of beautiful shared homes for nomads around the world

Auderghem, Belgium

2016

€30m

SERIES A

€45m

10-50

Koru Kids's logo

Koru Kids

Platform to match nannies and families

marketplace & ecommerce / recruitment

korukids.co.uk

London, UK

2017

€17m

SERIES A

Karakuri's logo

Karakuri

Fully-customisable food preparation system, combining robotics, automation, and machine learning

London, UK

2018

€16m

EARLY VC

€43m

10-50

Siilo's logo

Siilo

The free secure messaging app for medical team players

health / telecom

siilo.com

Amsterdam, Netherlands

2016

€16m

SERIES A

Yubo's logo

Yubo

Social platform where Generation Z creates communities of friends around the world

Paris, France

2016

€51m

LATE VC

€44-66m

50-100

Manna Aero's logo

Manna Aero

Drone delivery — as a service

logistics and delivery / drones

manna.aero

Galway, Ireland

2018

€28m

SEED

Qonto's logo

Qonto

Neobank for small businesses and freelancers

fintech /

qonto.com/en

Paris, France

2016

€136m

SERIES C

€416-624m

100-500

Immense Simulations's logo

Immense Simulations

A global decision-support platform for new mobility

mobility / software

immense.ai

London, UK

2016

€4m

SEED

€17-25m

50-100

Stockeld Dreamery's logo

Stockeld Dreamery

Using science and technology we aim to develop plant based food alternatives

Södertälje, Sweden

2019

€3m

EARLY VC

€13-20m

10-50

Kraftblock 's logo

Kraftblock

Kraftblock provides an eco-friendly, cost-efficient and highly scalable, modular thermal energy storage system

manufacturing / energy

kraftblock.com

Sulzbach, Germany

2014

€3m

SERIES A

Veepee's logo

Veepee

A members-only online shopping destination

Saint-Denis, France

2001

N/Am

N/A

€2.7bn

1000-5000

The Small Robot Company's logo

The Small Robot Company

Revolutionising farming with an easy, low-cost service of autonomous, precision agri-robotics for a healthier, more efficient and sustainable future

robotics / agritech

smallrobotcompany.com

Portsmouth, UK

2017

€5m

SEED

Ecosia's logo

Ecosia

Search engine that plants trees

advertising /

ecosia.org

Berlin, Germany

2009

SEED

Filmin's logo

Filmin

Your source for movies, series and online shorts

media /

filmin.es

Barcelona, Spain

2006

Fronted's logo

Fronted

Pay your rental deposit in bitesize chunks

London, UK

2019

Ontruck's logo

Ontruck

Marketing campaigns on trucks

advertising / marketing

ontruck.eu

Madrid, Spain

2018

ZELF's logo

ZELF

Zelf – Instant Money in Messengers

Riga, Latvia

2017

N/A

N/A

1-10

Celonis's logo

Celonis

Big data analytics and process mining

enterprise software /

celonis.com

Munich, Germany

2011

€1,243m

SERIES D

€10bn

1000-5000

Cinch's logo

Cinch

The easy way to buy a car online

transportation / search, buy & rent

cinch.co.uk

Farnham, United Kingdom

2020

€1,160m

GROWTH EQUITY

100-500

Trade Republic's logo

Trade Republic

Mobile-only and commission-free broker

fintech / wealth management

traderepublic.com

Berlin, Germany

2018

€767m

SERIES C

€4.8bn

100-500

Checkout.com's logo

Checkout.com

Offers credit card and alternative payment methods

fintech / payments

checkout.com

London, United Kingdom

2012

€755m

SERIES C

€13.6bn

500-1000

SaltPay's logo

SaltPay

FinTech company dedicated to building a better future for merchants by servicing them through payment and management tools

fintech / financial management solutions;payments

saltpay.co

London, United Kingdom

2019

€571m

SERIES C

€909m

100-500

BlaBlaCar's logo

BlaBlaCar

The go-to marketplace for shared travel

travel;transportation / mobility

blablacar.com

Paris, France

2006

€510m

CONVERTIBLE

€1.8bn

500-1000

Back Market's logo

Back Market

Online marketplace dedicated to refurbished products

home living /

backmarket.fr

Paris, France

2014

€463m

SERIES D

€2.9bn

500-1000

Blockchain's logo

Blockchain

Open-source, noncustodial wallet for crypto

fintech / crypto and defi

blockchain.com

London, United Kingdom

2011

€445m

SERIES C

€4.7bn

500-1000

Bought by Many's logo

Bought by Many

Better pet insurance

fintech / insurance

boughtbymany.com

London, United Kingdom

2012

€439m

SERIES D

€2.1bn

100-500

Jobandtalent's logo

Jobandtalent

An accessible digital temp staffing marketplace

jobs recruitment /

jobandtalent.com

Madrid, Spain

2009

€345m

SERIES D

€436-655m

500-1000

Forto's logo

Forto

Forto stands for groundbreaking, scalable, digital logistics technology and services that go beyond transportation from point A to point B

transportation;enterprise software / logistics & delivery

forto.com/de

Berlin, Germany

2016

€333m

LATE VC

€1.1b

100-500

Wallapop's logo

Wallapop

A “virtual flea market” mobile application

home living /

uk.wallapop.com

Barcelona, Spain

2013

€310m

LATE VC

€764m

100-500

Alan's logo

Alan

Revolutionizes health insurance by focusing on user experience with excellent price-quality ratio health plan

health;fintech / insurance;health platform

alan.com

Paris, France

2016

€310m

SERIES D

€1.4b

100-500

Gorillas's logo

Gorillas

Groceries delivery app

food / food logistics & delivery

gorillas.io

Berlin, Germany

2020

€305m

SERIES B

€909m

1000-5000

Shift Technology's logo

Shift Technology

Fraud-detection technology designed for insurance industry

security;fintech / identity & access;insurance

shift-technology.com

Paris, France

2013

€289m

SERIES D

€909m

100-500

Scalable Capital's logo

Scalable Capital

Low-cost portfolio management technology

fintech / wealth management

scalable.capital

Munich, Germany

2014

€282m

SERIES E

€1.3bn

100-500

Flink's logo

Flink

High quality and organic groceries, delivered to your door in 10 minutes

food / food logistics & delivery

goflink.com

Berlin, Germany

2020

€275m

SERIES A

€873m-1.3bn

100-500

CeQur's logo

CeQur

Developing and commercializing simple drug delivery devices that can be easily integrated into daily life

health / medical devices

myceqursimplicity.com

Horw, Switzerland

2008

€247m

SERIES C

€418-627m

10-50

Wallbox's logo

Wallbox

Wallbox creates smart charging and energy management solutions to advance electric vehicle adoption and sustainable energy use

energy;transportation / energy efficiency;mobility

wallbox.com

Barcelona, Spain

2015

€197m

SPAC IPO

€1.4bn

500-1000

Ornikar's logo

Ornikar

France's leading online driving school with more than 210,000 users. Parent company of Onroad (Spain)

education;transportation / navigation & mapping

ornikar.com

Paris, France

2014

€155m

SERIES C

€682m

100-500

Oura's logo

Oura

An award-winning wellness ring and app, designed to help you get more restful sleep and perform better

health / medical devices

ouraring.com

Oulu, Finland

2013

€140m

SERIES C

€364-545m

100-500

Einride's logo

Einride

Taking logistics in a new direction with intelligent freight mobility solutions for shippers and carrier

robotics;transportation / mobility;logistics & delivery;vehicle production;autonomous & sensor tech

einride.tech

Stockholm, Sweden

2016

€138m

SERIES B

€400-600m

100-500

Aiven's logo

Aiven

Fully-managed open source data infrastructure immediately deployable in public clouds

enterprise software /

aiven.io

Helsinki, Finland

2016

€136m

SERIES C

€364-545m

100-500

NA KD's logo

NA KD

Online brand bringing the best fashion and accessories from around the world

fashion / footwear;accessories;apparel

na-kd.com

Gothenburg, Sweden

2015

€132m

LATE VC

€220m

100-500

Ankorstore's logo

Ankorstore

The first marketplace to connect brands and designers with boutiques all over Europe

Paris, France

2019

€122m

SERIES B

€364-545

50-100

Copado's logo

Copado

An end to end native DevOps solution that unites admins, architects, and developers on one platform

enterprise software /

copado.com

Madrid, Spain

2013

€118m

SERIES B

€349-524m

100-500

Agicap's logo

Agicap

A software adapted to all the SMEs for the management of their treasury

fintech / financial management solutions

agicap.com/fr

Lyon, France

2016

€108m

SERIES B

€455m

100-500

Lightyear's logo

Lightyear

The electric car that charges itself

energy;transportation / clean energy;vehicle production;maintenance

lightyear.one

Helmond, Netherlands

2016

€105m

LATE VC

€200m

100-500

H2 Green Steel's logo

H2 Green Steel

Accelerating the decarbonisation of steel production

Stockholm, Sweden

2020

€95m

SERIES A

€382-573m

10-50

Instabox's logo

Instabox

Instabox is a parcel delivery service with smart lockers. The company was founded in Stockholm

transportation / logistics & delivery

instabox.io

Stockholm, Sweden

2015

€94m

SERIES B

€327-491m

100-500

Lumicks's logo

Lumicks

A supplier of dynamic single-molecule and cell avidity analysis instruments

health / medical devices;biotechnology

lumicks.com

Amsterdam, Netherlands

2014

€87m

SERIES D

€338-507m

100-500

Budbee's logo

Budbee

Helps transportation companies keep track of their deliveries

transportation;marketing / logistics & delivery;ecommerce solutions

budbee.com

Stockholm, Sweden

2015

€76m

LATE VC

€297m

100-500

GO Sharing's logo

GO Sharing

The e-scooter sharing system in the Netherlands!

transportation / mobility

go-sharing.nl

Nieuwegein, Netherlands

2019

€60m

GROWTH EQUITY

€40-60m

50-100

Meatable's logo

Meatable

Developing next generation of clean meat grown from animal cells using the latest advances in stem cell research

food / innovative food

meatable.com

Delft, Netherlands

2018

€57m

SERIES A

€171-256m

10-50

Lingokids's logo

Lingokids

Builds educational games for children to improve vocabulary and teach new languages

education;kids /

lingokids.com

Madrid, Spain

2016

€56m

SERIES C

€145-218m

100-500

FishBrain's logo

FishBrain

FishBrain is the social network that lets fishermen share their fishing experiences with friends using web and mobile apps. By adding fishing trips and catches into the network data is collected into the FishBrain database

sports / sport media

fishbrain.com

Stockholm, Sweden

2010

€53m

LATE VC

€113-169m

50-100

Impress's logo

Impress

Invisible orthodontics

health / medical devices

smile2impress.com

Barcelona, Spain

2019

€50m

SERIES A

€182-273m

100-500

Belvo's logo

Belvo

An open banking platform that enables any company or developer to access and interpret their end-user’s financial information

fintech / banking

belvo.com

Barcelona, Spain

2019

€50m

SERIES A

€156-235m

50-100

StuDocu's logo

StuDocu

Allows students to share their notes, summaries and tests

education /

studocu.com

Amsterdam, Netherlands

2010

€47m

SERIES B

€182-273m

50-100

Bluecode's logo

Bluecode

Blue Code is Europe's leading digital payment network. Follow us to stay up-to-date with all of our latest news!

fintech / payments

bluecode.com

Lachen, Switzerland

2017

€43m

LATE VC

€80-120m

10-50

Valour's logo

Valour

Offers exchange-traded products, listed on regulated stock exchanges, that enable individuals and institutions to invest in digital assets simply and securely

fintech / wealth management;crypto and defi

valour.com

Zug, Switzerland

2019

€42m

ACQUISITION

€167-250m

1-10

Nexxiot's logo

Nexxiot

Digital supply chain solutions

enterprise software /

nexxiot.com

Zürich, Switzerland

2015

€38m

LATE VC

€91-136m

10-50

Oxygen's logo

Oxygen

Decentralized finance protocol

fintech / crypto and defi

oxygen.org

Zug, Switzerland

€36m

EARLY VC

€145-218m

Aiforia | Fimmic's logo

Aiforia | Fimmic

Aiforia Tech is developing intelligent, cloud-based deep learning image analysis solutions for digital pathology

health;enterprise software / biotechnology

aiforia.com

Helsinki, Finland

2013

€34m

SERIES B

€101-151m

10-50

ecoRobotix's logo

ecoRobotix

Precise, safe, reliable and affordable robotic solutions that simplify farmers’ life to produce healthy and affordable food

food;robotics / agritech

ecorobotix.com/en

Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland

2014

€32m

SERIES C

€53-80m

10-50

Virta's logo

Virta

Provide leading-edge smart charging services for EV drivers and companies alike with a vision of a clean, carbon-free future with silent EVs driving emission-free down the street

energy;transportation / energy efficiency;mobility

virta.global

Helsinki, Finland

2013

€30m

EARLY VC

€120-180m

100-500

Yousician's logo

Yousician

Revolutionary platform to learn and play music

music;education /

company.yousician.com

Helsingfors, Finland

2010

€29m

SERIES B

€102-153m

100-500

Alpian's logo

Alpian

A new Swiss financial services firm that will combine everyday banking services, personal wealth management, and tailored investment products - all in one app

fintech / wealth management;banking

alpian.com

Carouge, Switzerland

2019

€28m

SERIES B

€65-98m

10-50

Komgo's logo

Komgo

Software development and IT services company, offering digital network and workflow solutions that overcome the shortcomings of today’s trade finance ecosystem

fintech;enterprise software / wealth management

komgo.io

Genève, Switzerland

2018

€26m

EARLY VC

€105-158m

50-100

spiden's logo

spiden

A revolutionary leap forward in the well-being of humanity through real-time continuous blood monitoring

health / medical devices

spiden.com

Freienbach, Switzerland

2017

€23m

EARLY VC

€65-98m

10-50

Ironhack's logo

Ironhack

An international tech school that offers intensive courses and bootcamps

education;event tech /

ironhack.com/en

Madrid, Spain

2013

€23m

SERIES B

€66-99m

100-500

Tesseract's logo

Tesseract

Providing digital asset management solutions focused on investing, portfolio management, capital markets, and blockchain technology

fintech / crypto and defi

tesseractinvestment.com

Helsinki, Finland

2017

€23m

SERIES A

€91-136m

10-50

Fiksu Ruoka Oy's logo

Fiksu Ruoka Oy

Challenges traditional grocery market by selling surplus batches of food with large discounts in web store

food / food logistics & delivery

fiksuruoka.fi

Espoo, Finland

2016

€21m

EARLY VC

€76-114m

10-50

Planted Foods's logo

Planted Foods

We make 'meat'​ from plants - delicious, healthy, cruelty-free and sustainable. Saving the world one bite at the time

food / innovative food

en.eatplanted.com

Pfäffikon, Switzerland

2019

€20m

SERIES A

€57-85m

50-100

Flowhaven's logo

Flowhaven

The all-in-one platform that empowers teams to run licensing programs and workflows with confidence!

legal;enterprise software /

flowhaven.com

Helsinki, Finland

2016

€19m

SERIES A

€58-87m

50-100

Zapper.fi's logo

Zapper.fi

The ultimate hub for managing DeFi assets & liabilities. Zapper Exchange is a DEX aggregator powered by 0x API, sourcing the best trading rates in DeFi across 20+ liquidity sources

fintech / crypto and defi

zapper.fi

Finland

2020

€15m

SERIES A

€55-82m

10-50

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