SaaS startups have become the darling of Venture Capital investors, especially in Germany. Over the past decade, software has proverbially “eaten the world” and SaaS companies have scaled to become unicorn corporations in staggering amounts of time.
In this article, we are examining 34 VC funded SaaS startups in Germany .
Founded in 2018, airfocus offers a modern and modular product management platform that helps teams manage and communicate their strategy, prioritize their work, build roadmaps and connect feedback to solve the right problems. Thousands of companies worldwide, including Shopify, IBM, The Washington Post, and more, now use the cloud-based software to make more informed product decisions and build lean roadmaps to easily align teams with company goals. airfocus is backed by pan-European VCs Nauta Capital and XAnge. The company is headquartered in Hamburg with employees distributed across the world. Learn more at airfocus.com.
Bao is a German sales technology company that supports sales teams in continuously improving their decision-making and raising conversion rates throughout the sales process (meeting rate & win rate). By detecting success factors in their discussions and ensuring that best practices are continuously followed by the whole team, bao's Conversation Intelligence software aids sales people. Dynamic discussion tracks produce organized and analyzeable data that sales teams may use to continually improve and raise their deal-winning percentage.
Financial institutions now have access to the DLT and Blockchain-based asset market thanks to Blocksize Capital. Our goal is to give institutional investors, family offices, and asset managers the technical infrastructure they need to manage digital assets quickly and effectively. All management-related chores and difficulties, including trading, reporting, and portfolio management, are delegated by our software solution. A supplier of infrastructure and software services for the management, trading, and research of digital assets is Blocksize Capital. The firm offers software solutions for efficient and legally compliance trading (smart order routing), aggregation and analysis, as well as the supply of individual reference values (index) for digital assets, in addition to aggregated and quality-assured pricing data.
BRYTER is a no-code software platform that supports and automates its customers' creation of digital apps. It enables public administration, banks, corporations, and consultancy companies to spread their services globally through digitization. Berlin, Frankfurt, and London are the locations of BRYTER's offices. Professionals from firms like BakerMcKenzie, HoganLovells, Taylor Wessing, Simmons & Simmons, ING, Telefónica, and others are supported by the software on a global scale. Its headquarters are in Berlin, Germany, and it was established in 2018.
The construction and real estate sectors are among the biggest and most established in the world, yet Capmo is the premier B2B SaaS firm transforming them. We have received several accolades for being among the most cutting-edge digital firms in the construction industry, and in only three years, our company has grown to around 70 people from more than 15 different nations. We will establish the digital future of the construction sector in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland by the end of 2022 to enable the timely, cost-effective, and CO2-efficient building of, among other things, homes, schools, and hospitals. In 2018, the Munich-based software firm was established. Tens of thousands of users and several hundred clients in Europe now rely on Capmo's digital solution and utilize the software to carry out well over 10,000 building projects.
For cooperative housing organizations and property management firms, casavi is a client communication and service portal solution. Utilizing a variety of digital platforms, including mobile, online, and email, it lets these organizations communicate with their consumers in a more effective, rapid, and user-friendly way. By integrating with processes and synchronizing with their data, casavi uses current ERP and CRM solutions to serve as the front-desk for both incoming and outgoing client interactions.
The largest and most rapidly expanding business commerce platform, with a cloud-native and API-first design, is called commercetools. Through the most adaptable technology, we power the Fortune 1000's best performers and give our clients the tools they need to grow and adapt in a rapidly changing market. We are regarded as a top software provider for the commerce sector by Forrester, Gartner, and IDC. The top technology financiers Accel and Insight Partners have financed us. With offices in the Netherlands (Amsterdam), Germany (Munich, Berlin, Jena), Great Britain (London), Spain (Valencia), Singapore, Vietnam, Australia (Melbourne), and the United States (Durham/North Carolina), we are able to provide our customers with around-the-clock service. The (e)commerce websites and operations of organizations like Lululemon, H&M, Peleton, Audi, Bang & Olufson, Vistaprint, Lego, and Volkswagen are powered by commercetools.
Thirty percent of the Fortune 500 and thousands of companies worldwide benefit from the creation and management of digital experiences for their consumers across all channels thanks to Contentful, the content platform for digital-first businesses. Greater speed and scalability are possible than with conventional CMS solutions. Contentful organizes material into a single hub, formats it for usage across all digital channels, and effortlessly connects with thousands of other applications via open APIs. The platform of Contentful is used by organizations like Chanel, Bang & Olufsen, Shiseido, Shopify, BP, and many more.
Through the creation of VR-based therapeutic tools and games, CUREosity hopes to transform conventional rehabilitation for those with neurological and mental impairments. To enhance the cognitive, sensory, and motor rehabilitation, CUREosity offers the CE-certified medical device CUREO, a treatment system. Patients are motivated to engage in high-frequency training and, as a result, experience rapid therapeutic results by being immersed in new worlds with various situations and gaming aspects. With CUREO, several patients can get therapy from only one therapist, allowing for the most effective use of clinic resources. On November 26, 2018, in Düsseldorf, Thomas Saur, Stefan Arand, and Marco Faulhammer established CUREosity.
Through team retrospectives, the software application Echometer helps businesses unlock the potential of their teams and people in ways that are measurable and location-independent.
A online tool called Filestage allows teams and clients to exchange, evaluate, and approve media material. Reviewers mark their comments and modification requests inside the file itself rather than exchanging emails. Filestage offers simple, effective, and well-documented revisions.
During building execution, all contractors share a simple construction timetable called a koppla. Construction projects may be readily planned, managed, and optimized in real time since they are built on data.
headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, is a social intranet SaaS company. Listed among the Top 100 Fastest-Growing Startups in Germany by Business Insider. AiF FTK and Deutsche Telekom's official product.
The loan and deposit services are powered by Mambu, a supplier of banking software as a service. The firm offers services to build, implement, maintain, and expand the banking and lending portfolios of financial institutions of all sizes. More than eight million end users are served by its approximately 7,000 loan and deposit products. More than three million active accounts, from fintech to conventional banks, are present in more than 46 countries.
By doing away with any costly data translation between apps and databases, MicroStream has changed the way that data is stored, enabling database queries to be performed 100–1000 times quicker. Any business or organization that produces custom Java software and wants to either take advantage of considerably more potent software solutions or reduce data center expenses by up to 90% should use MicroStream. Contrary to MicroStream, every current database system and in-memory technology uses a unique data format that is inherently incompatible with Java object graphs. This causes a number of technical issues, adds complexity, slows down database programs, and raises infrastructure costs.
An open-source, node-based workflow automation tool is called n8n. It may be used with proprietary internal tools or third party web apps, is easily extensible, and can be self-hosted to automate repetitive activities. For the first time, individuals can design multi-step workflows using both third-party APIs and internal tools with n8n, going beyond basic integrations. These workflows make it simple to employ automations that connect the many parts of what would otherwise be highly complicated, separate systems. Jan Oberhauser created n8n in 2019, with its main office in Berlin.
Discovering products is now simple thanks to us. Neocom is a SaaS product that enables businesses to use AI-powered Guided Discovery to better understand and engage their consumers.
ONIQ's IQ/A software empowers Digital Lean by automatically generating a digital process twin of manufacturing and logistics processes. IQ/A enables the holistic analysis and improvement of corporate value streams. It helps eliminating process inefficiencies, identifying root causes for quality issues and reducing the carbon footprint. IQ/A leverages IT and OT data from existing enterprise IT systems and integrates seamlessly into the existing IT infrastructure.
Personio offers cloud-based HR management and recruiting solutions and software for startups, and small- and medium-sized enterprises. The company enables its customers to store and manage all employee data and HR processes in one place, including vacation and sick days, approvals, salary, attendance, employee documents, performance, reporting, and employee on-boarding. Its recruiting function comprises applicant tracking, interview scheduling, candidate reviews, and many other features.
Pitch is revolutionizing the creation of presentations and the dissemination of knowledge since it was designed for cooperation and with modern teams in mind. Pitch streamlines collaboration amongst teams to create stunning presentations with an emphasis on real-time communication, clever procedures, and configurable templates. This is the reason why companies like Slack, Framer, and MetaLab adore Pitch. Pitch was started in 2018 by the Wunderlist team, and since then, it has raised $50 million in fundraising.
portagon provides a SaaS technology platform that enables financial intermediaries and businesses to raise capital online.
receeve is a fully customisable all-in-one platform for collections & recovery. We simplify the growing complexity of data and systems and empower in-house teams to easily automate processes, engage customers and apply 360° insights to maximise recovery and minimise risk across every stage of credit management - from pre-delinquency to portfolio assignment or sale. One platform. A perfect balance of ease-of-use and power, receeve’s cloud-native, no-code platform is fast to deploy, simple to manage and easy to customise and expand. Bring together intelligence, strategy and operations in one place. Hear from our CTO Michael Backes https://youtu.be/MK-Tmm9KMxo
German-based worldwide startup rooom was established in 2018. The company's enterprise metaverse platform offers a way to design, administer, and market compelling 2D, 3D, AR, and VR experiences. Every desktop and mobile device may use it. Through their wide range of products, rooom's experience platform is intended to meet the marketing and visualization requirements of many sectors. EventCloud (designed for virtual events, exhibits, conferences, and meetings), SpaceCloud (real estate, property, and museums), ProductCloud (3D products, product showrooms), and ImmerseCloud are some of them (tours, guides, 3D books). Up to 200,000 users may regularly be accommodated by rooom's eventCloud for hybrid events like IFA in Berlin and for international clients like Porsche, Deutsche Telekom, DHL, and E.ON. Over 20 accolades have been given to rooom, including the German Innovation Award, the Innovation & Excellence Award, and the Global Eventex Award (twice).
With its cloud-based software, Ryte, an industry leader in website quality management, helps companies improve the quality and functionality of their websites. More than 1 million digital marketers and agencies use Ryte to enhance the technical health of their websites, boost organic traffic and conversions, and reduce legal risk. The best-known features of it are its cutting-edge crawling technique and unmatched search data. Some of the most well-known businesses in the world, like BMW, Allianz, and Sixt, rely on Ryte to monitor the quality of their websites and maintain their competitiveness online. Marcus Tandler, Andy Bruckschoegl, and Niels Doerje formed Ryte, which has its main office in Munich, Germany, and another one in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
For sole proprietors and small enterprises, sevDesk makes accounting easier. They remove all the tedious chores using KI-based automation to make the accounting process painless.
A SaaS tool for communication and personnel management is shyftplan. Although scheduling is the primary product, shyftplan unifies everything by providing solutions for absence management, time tracking, working time accounts, HR administration, and payroll. According to each employee's unique skills, HR managers may create and oversee shift plans and assign them to specific shifts. By supplying employee intelligence and linking non-desk workers to their immediate work settings (such as human-machine contact) and to their business, shyftplan goes beyond the basic workforce management functions.
Softr is the simplest no-code platform for building customized client portals and apps that are driven by your data. No code is necessary. With Softr, any non-technical person can quickly and easily build data-driven consumer portals, internal tools, dashboards, membership applications, and resource directories. Each and every application made with Softr is automatically responsive and functions flawlessly on mobile and tablet devices.
For business microgrids, Solarize offers a SaaS solution for energy generation, delivery, and billing. Solarize is an app that combines an easy user interface, intelligent automation, and monitoring to allow utility companies, microgrid operators, and owners of power production units to sell electricity on-site without delays. Selling power is made simple via Solarize.
Unifai automates, optimises and standardises processes in hotels: Against the backdrop of quickly rising digitalization needs, as well as high losses due to COVID within the hotel industry, Unifai's mission is to shape and sustain the future of modern hospitality by creating viable digitalization efforts via an intuitive platform to achieve unprecedented value, saving costs and helping their clients to arrive at operational excellence at the core. In other words, Unifai aims to help hospitality providers to arrive at digital excellence ahead of the industry by supporting them with the digital tool they need to succeed. Unifai is offering: - A smart management dashboard to deliver the ability to interconnect a hotels' workforce - A data analytics system to give an overview of important KPIs - A Maintenance Registration and Preventative Maintenance tool to spot and repair broken items faster - - An automated Lost & Found tool to digitize items that have been forgotten to enable employees to return lost items to customers as quickly as possible - An optimized smart mobile app to give every employee a central access - A handbook function to train new employees as efficiently as possible and to give staff the necessary information at hand for every situation
UNOWN brings the circular economy to fashion retail. We integrate rental, resale and test-to-buy as SaaS right on the product page of any shop. (1) For our clients, we are the software and operational layer for their circular business model. (2) For end consumers, our access-over-ownership model bring conscious consumption, flexibility and affordable access. (3) For the planet, we cut people's fashion purchases by over 50% and increase product lifetime 10x, thereby saving CO2, water and textile waste. SDGs: 9, 12, 13
The business provides WAKU Sense, a cloud-based SaaS system, which links and coordinates robots from various manufacturers in warehouse and production settings. Mobile robots are analyzed and managed by WAKU Sense to guarantee robot compatibility. The business also offers the largest comparison website for mobile industrial robots with over 300 robots on LotsOfBots.com.
Workpath is the top provider of enterprise software, allowing businesses to carry out their goals quickly, adaptably, and successfully in a dynamic and complicated environment. Workpath involves all employees in the planning and execution process with the use of straightforward and understandable workflow tools. Executives may make better judgments about whether to adjust priorities, finances, or organizational structures thanks to its extensive analytics package.
Want to establish a joyful hybrid workplace that workers adore? Employees can simply arrange their attendance and reserve their workstations in advance using the yoffix, people-centric platform, while businesses can track, manage, and maximize their office assets. Any size business may provide a flexible hybrid workplace with many connectors, a variety of features, and appropriate analytics. For additional details on costs and features, see our website.
Brands may invest in customer connections and important goods by using Zeotap, a platform for customer intelligence, to forecast consumer behavior and help them better understand their consumers. For first-party customer data unification, identity resolution, third-party data enrichment, analytics/modeling, and activation, the firm integrates best-of-breed identity and profile data from exclusive corporate partners with a full-stack technological platform. For top-notch data privacy and security, its unique technology solutions also use stringent governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) procedures, including those related to its ISO 27001 and CSA STAR certifications. Over 70 of the top 100 global brands, including Unilever, BBVA, and Mercedes-Benz, partner with Zeotap. The business, which was founded in 2014, now has 145 workers and has secured more than $45 million from foreign investors. It has offices in Mexico, India, the UK, Germany, France, Italy, and the United States of America.
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