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

Omni:us's logo

Omni:us

Fintech /

omnius.com

Berlin, Germany

2015

€54m

Series A

€59

51-200

KoRo's logo

KoRo

Berlin, Germany

2014

€52m

Series B

€250

201-500

Numa Group's logo

Numa Group

Berlin, Germany

2019

€50m

Late VC

€126

201-500

qwello's logo

qwello

Transportation /

qwello.eu/de

Munich, Germany

2017

€50m

Early VC

€250

11-50

2019

€50m

Series A

€227

11-50

Crosslend's logo

Crosslend

Fintech /

crosslend.com

Berlin, Germany

2014

€49m

Series B

€175

51-200

Alasco's logo

Alasco

Real Estate /

alasco.de

Munich, Germany

2018

€45m

Series B

€175

51-200

Nuri's logo

Nuri

Fintech /

nuri.com

Berlin, Germany

2015

€43m

Late VC

€45

201-500

Clue App's logo

Clue App

Berlin, Germany

2013

€43m

Late VC

€91

51-200

Cosuno's logo

Cosuno

Real Estate /

cosuno.de

Berlin, Germany

2018

€41m

Series B

€136

51-200

air up's logo

air up

Munich, Germany

2018

€60m

Late VC

€200

100-500

Blickfeld's logo

Blickfeld

Robotics /

blickfeld.com

Munich, Germany

2017

€39m

Series A

€141

51-200

Instagrid's logo

Instagrid

Energy /

instagrid.co

Ludwigsburg, Germany

2018

€39m

Series B

€145

11-50

Hive's logo

Hive

Transportation /

hive.app

Berlin, Germany

2020

€38m

Series A

€143

51-200

Medwing's logo

Medwing

Jobs Recruitment /

medwing.com

Berlin, Germany

2017

€37m

Late VC

€140

201-500

Marvel Fusion's logo

Marvel Fusion

Munich, Germany

2019

€35m

Series A

€175

11-50

Rows's logo

Rows

Enterprise Software /

rows.com

Berlin, Germany

2016

€35m

Early VC

€70

51-200

Profishop's logo

Profishop

Home Living /

profishop.de

Bremen, Germany

2012

€32m

Late VC

€159

51-200

Flip's logo

Flip

Media Enterprise Software /

flipapp.de

Stuttgart, Germany

2018

€31m

Series A

€136

51-200

Kenbi's logo

Kenbi

Health /

kenbi.de

Berlin, Germany

2019

€31m

Series A

€118

51-200

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