\Finnish startups startups and scaleups to watch in 2021

\Finnish startups startups and scaleups to watch in 2021

Home to one of Europe’s preeminent startup conferences, Slush, Finland has a fast-growing startup ecosystem.

So far this year Finnish startups have raised €1bn from VC funds, more than the €1bn in all of 2020.

But which are the most exciting startups and scaleups? Which are the ones to watch in 2021?

Our team of experts at Sifted have chosen a list of exciting companies we think you need to know about, with an added ‘Sifted take’ on some to provide an extra layer of insight.

It’s a mixture of the big and the small, the well known and the under the radar. But all are making waves. Keep reading below and stay informed about Europe’s new economy!

(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

Confidex's logo

Confidex

Confidex is the world’s leading supplier of high-performing contactless ticketing and RFID tag solutions.

Tampere, Finland

8.42m

€14-€21m

50-100

Lightneer's logo

Lightneer

The next generation learning games

Helsinki, Finland

8.14m

€18-€27m

10-50

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Metacore's logo

Metacore

Develops adventure games for Apple Watch

Helsinki, Finland

8.01m

€20-€30m

10-50

Matchmade's logo

Matchmade

Intelligent mobile game influencer marketing

Helsinki, Finland

7.8m

€4-€6m

10-50

Naava's logo

Naava

Global leader in biopurifying smart green walls, on a mission to reconnect humanity with nature. Green, impact, deep tech company operating in three continents

Helsinki, Finland

7.4m

€9-€13m

50-100

Zadaa's logo

Zadaa

Connects you to people with similar size and style to buy and sell clothes that fit

Helsinki, Finland

7.4m

€16-€24m

10-50

Swarmia's logo

Swarmia

Data-driven superpowers for software teams

Helsinki, Finland

7.3m

€29-€44m

10-50

QuietOn's logo

QuietOn

Active noise cancellation earplugs

Kempele, Finland

6.9m

€18-€27m

10-50

6.2m

€23—34m

1-10

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Bonusway

E-commerce loyalty program

Helsinki, Finland

6.01m

€15-€22m

10-50

Eficode's logo

Eficode

DevOps transformation advisory and DevOps technologies

Helsinki, Finland

6m

€42-€60m

100-500

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Neuro Event Labs Oy

Established to productize epilepsy seizure monitoring system as a service.

Tampere, Finland

5.9m

€16-€24m

10-50

Kaiku Health's logo

Kaiku Health

Digital solution provider for data-driven, personalized health care

Helsinki, Finland

5.45m

€18-€26m

50-100

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Blok

Automating the process of selling real estate.

Helsinki, Finland

5m

€14-€21m

50-100

Digital Workforce Nordic Oy's logo

Digital Workforce Nordic Oy

Robotic Process Automation

Helsinki, Finland

5m

€13-€19m

100-500

LeadDesk's logo

LeadDesk

Makes Europe's greatest telesales software for companies

Helsinki, Finland

5m

€20-€30m

100-500

Leadfeeder's logo

Leadfeeder

Know more about your website visitors and convert promising visitors into sales leads

Helsinki, Finland

4.38m

€12-€19m

100-500

FORCIOT's logo

FORCIOT

High-quality sensor-based iot solutions and provide related integration services

Tampere, Finland

4m

€16-€24m

10-50

OptiWatti's logo

OptiWatti

Fully automated system to optimize the heating at households or small offices

Espoo, Finland

4m

€16-€24m

1-10

Cyberlightning's logo

Cyberlightning

Market leader in 3D internet technologies

Oulu, Finland

3.82m

€15-€23m

1-10

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