German tech startups and scaleups to watch in 2022

Sifted ranked the up-and-coming German startups to watch in 2022

German tech has long been the leader in continental Europe. The country already has dozens of VC-backed unicorns — companies valued at over $1bn — including the likes of Personio, Celonis, Gorillas, and Flink. But there’s also a notable fleet of fast-growing new players.

We’ve ranked the startups we think will be making moves in 2022.

Key

Year founded

Amount raised

Last funding round

Valuation

Employees

Liqid's logo

Liqid

Fintech /

liqid.de

Berlin, Germany

2013

€126m

Growth Equity VC

€165

51-200

Ottonova's logo

Ottonova

Health Fintech /

ottonova.de

Munich, Germany

2015

€125m

Late VC

€200

51-200

Konux's logo

Konux

Transportation /

konux.de

Munich, Germany

2014

€121m

Series C

€364

51-200

Clark's logo

Clark

Fintech /

clark.de

Frankfurt, Germany

2015

€115m

€345

201-500

Xempus's logo

Xempus

Fintech /

xempus.com

Munich, Germany

2007

€112m

Series D

€318

51-200

Wandelbots's logo

Wandelbots

Robotics Enterprise Software /

wandelbots.com

Dresden, Germany

2017

€111m

Series C

€382

51-200

Kaia Health's logo

Kaia Health

Munich, Germany

2016

€110m

Series C

€341

51-200

Getsafe's logo

Getsafe

Heidelberg, Germany

2015

€110m

Series B

€286

51-200

LeanIX's logo

LeanIX

Enterprise Software /

leanix.net/en

Bonn, Germany

2012

€109m

Series D

€364

201-500

2012

€105m

Series D

€400

201-500

IOmx's logo

IOmx

Health /

iomx.de

Munich, Germany

2016

€105m

Series B

€325

11-50

Zolar's logo

Zolar

Energy /

zolar.de

Berlin, Germany

2016

€104m

Late VC

€175

201-500

Taxfix's logo

Taxfix

Fintech /

taxfix.de

Berlin, Germany

2016

€100m

Series C

€295

201-500

Vay's logo

Vay

Robotics /

vay.io

Berlin, Germany

2018

€99m

Series B

€432

51-200

ZenJob's logo

ZenJob

Jobs Recruitment /

zenjob.de

Berlin, Germany

2015

€96m

Late VC

€227

201-500

ParcelLab's logo

ParcelLab

Marketing /

parcellab.com

Munich, Germany

2015

€95m

Series C

€463

201-500

The Stryze Group's logo

The Stryze Group

Marketing /

stryze.com

Berlin, Germany

2020

€91m

Late VC

€455

51-200

Tourlane's logo

Tourlane

Travel /

tourlane.com

Germany

2016

€91m

Series C

€91

51-200

Avi Medical's logo

Avi Medical

Munich, Germany

2020

€89m

Series B

€250

51-200

2019

€87m

Series A

€435

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