\German tech startups and scaleups to watch in 2022

\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

Xentral's logo

Xentral

Enterprise Software /

xentral.com

Augsburg, Germany

2008

€87m

Series B

€300

Cardior Pharmaceuticals's logo

Cardior Pharmaceuticals

Health /

cardior.de

Hanover, Germany

2016

€85m

Series B

€345

11-50

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Productsup's logo

Productsup

Marketing /

productsup.com

Berlin, Germany

2010

€82m

€91

201-500

Taxdoo's logo

Taxdoo

Legal Fintech /

taxdoo.com

Hamburg, Germany

2016

€82m

Series B

€320

51-200

Bryter's logo

Bryter

Enterprise Software /

bryter.com

Berlin, Germany

2018

€81m

Series B

€300

201-500

Sanity Group's logo

Sanity Group

Berlin, Germany

2018

€77m

Series A

€201

51-200

SimScale's logo

SimScale

Enterprise Software /

simscale.com

Munich, Germany

2012

€77m

Series C

€205

51-200

Inkitt's logo

Inkitt

Media /

inkitt.com

Berlin, Germany

2014

€73m

Series B

€355

51-200

AnyDesk's logo

AnyDesk

Event Tech /

anydesk.com

Stuttgart, Germany

2014

€70m

Series C

€600

51-200

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Lingoda's logo

Lingoda

Education /

lingoda.com/en

Berlin, Germany

2013

€70m

Late VC

€285

501-1000

CarOnSale's logo

CarOnSale

Transportation /

caronsale.de

Berlin, Germany

2018

€70m

Series B

€273

51-200

Scoutbee's logo

Scoutbee

Legal Enterprise Software /

scoutbee.com

Würzburg, Germany

2015

€69m

Series B

€273

51-200

InstaFreight's logo

InstaFreight

Transportation /

instafreight.com

Berlin, Germany

2016

€67m

Series B

€180

51-200

SoSafe's logo

SoSafe

Cologne, Germany

2018

€66m

Series B

€332

201-500

Cognigy's logo

Cognigy

Enterprise Software /

cognigy.com

Düsseldorf, Germany

2016

€61m

Series B

€200

51-200

Tink's logo

Tink

Home Living /

tink.de

Berlin, Germany

2016

€60m

Series D

€200

51-200

Vivenu's logo

Vivenu

Event Tech /

vivenu.com

Düsseldorf, Germany

2018

€58m

Series B

€227

11-50

Cargo One's logo

Cargo One

Transportation /

cargo.one

Berlin, Germany

2017

€56m

Series B

€191

51-200

Schüttflix's logo

Schüttflix

Transportation /

schuettflix.de

Gütersloh, Germany

2018

€56m

Series A

€227

51-200

Leapsome's logo

Leapsome

Enterprise Software /

leapsome.com

Berlin, Germany

2017

€55m

Series A

€273

51-200

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