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Startups still hiring in Europe amid coronavirus

A list of European startups that are still hiring in the current climate.

By Connor Bilboe

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Never fear, there’s still work out there. As many European citizens are hit by layoffs and redundancies from companies closing shop for the time being — there are others still welcoming new hires with open arms. From Revolut to Alan and Kry, some companies are booming and looking for new talent to keep up with increased demand.

But where can you find these startups? Look no further, they’re right here.

We’ve listed open positions by European country. Whether you, a friend or a colleague are on the lookout for a job, check out what’s in store. You never know, your dream job could be waiting for you.

Get in touch if your company is still hiring — we’ll add it to the list.

UK

  • Portify, a London-based fintech providing workers with financial-security resources, is still hiring for its growth and engineering teams.
  • Yapily, a London-headquartered fintech offering open-banking solutions is still hiring in multiple departments, such as customer support, development, operations, sales and HR.
  • Callsign, a digital-identity and fraud startup, also has a number of openings.
  • Lantum, a London-based healthtech helping doctors find the work they need and make connections with other healthcare professionals, is hiring engineers.
  • Busuu, a London-situated online community for language learning has a handful of positions open.
  • Atom Learning, a London-based online learning platform for Key Stage 2 and senior school, has a handful of open roles.
  • Pod Point, a London-headquartered startup providing chargers for electric vehicles is on the search for software engineers, developers and more.
  • Karakuri, a robotic food preparation system, is looking for engineers and developers in its London office.
  • Reset, a London-based business strategy consultancy focusing on disruption, innovation and sustainability is currently looking for directors and consultants.
  • Onfido, a London-headquartered digital identity platform is looking for new hires, from machine learning masters to finance fanatics. There’s also a few roles going in France and Germany.
  • Tessian, a London-situated platform which protects employees’ emails, are filling up a bunch of roles here, including a remote one.
  • Eebz, a Windsor-based company that helps manufacturers and distributors improve their retail product sales with its product relationship management (PRM) system, needs developers in Python, Elixir and JavaScript.
  • Immersive Labs, a Bristol-based cyber skills learning platform for organisations, has open roles in content development, engineering, sales and finance.
Headshot of Lewis Z Lu, founder of Eigen Technologies
Lewis Z Liu, founder of Eigen Technologies.
  • Eigen Technologies, a London-headquartered fintech turning documents into data is looking for people in engineering, sales, product, marketing, delivery and more.
  • Bailey Fisher, a Cambridge-headquartered independent executive search firm is currently looking for chief executives, chief marketing officers, chief technology officers and more for companies in the Cambridge area.
  • Seedlegals, a London-based legaltech platform is looking for people in sales, customer support and engineering.
  • Prolific, an Oxford-headquartered data collection startup backed by Y Combinator is hiring, with some roles focused on helping with Covid-19 research.
  • Expensify is looking for engineers in its London office. It’s a software company with a travel and expenses app for personal or business needs. Apply here.
  • Goodlord, a London-based digital contracts and payments startup for landlords and tenants is looking for new staff in engineering and operations.
  • Inshur, a Brighton-based insurtech startup providing mobility insurance is on the lookout for individuals in marketing, operations and engineering.
  • Realyse, a London-based proptech startup providing property data collection, wants applicants interested in fields like sales and customer success.
  • Labworks, a London-based voicetech startup and creators of games like Trivia Hero and The Daily Quiz is hiring developers and a chief technology officer.
  • Farewill, a London-headquartered startup which provides services such as legal documents management and consulting for death, has a bunch of opportunities ranging from partnerships, people, product and more.
  • causaLens, a London-based company using its causal AI to predict the global economy in real-time, wants to more than double its current team of 20. Check out their job openings here.
Toby Mather and Adit Trivedi, founders of Lingumi
  • Lingumi, a London-headquartered edtech startup providing English language learning for children is searching for individuals with senior experience to join them.
  • Cleo, a London-stationed fintech banking assistant app is on the lookout for people in engineering, product, design, marketing and commercial positions.
  • Tractable, a London-based startup using AI to predict the cost behind car accidents and natural disaster repairs, needs researchers, designers, analysts and more.
  • Paddle, an Ivybridge-situated startup providing a platform for software businesses has a multitude of roles including head of product marketing, senior content marketing manager, engineering team lead and more.
  • Learnerbly, a London-headquartered workplace learning platform has a handful of open roles here.
  • QuantumBlack, a London-based startup which collects data to help companies improve is taking on a variation of engineering roles.
  • iwoca, a London-stationed lending fintech has several open positions in its UK and Germany teams, from data scientists to account managers.
  • Elder, a London-headquartered healthcare platform for live-in senior care is searching for talent in sales, business development and more.
  • Healx, a Cambridge-headquartered health platform accelerating and discovering the development of rare diseases has a few opportunities open.
  • Graphcore, a Bristol-headquartered startup creating technology to help AI researchers make new working approaches in machine intelligence, has a bunch of roles going in engineering, operations and product. Check them out here.
  • Bossa Studios, a London-stationed games developer has a handful of senior positions available.
  • Bulb, a London-headquartered energy provider is still hiring despite coronavirus. It’s actively hiring for several positions. Opportunities include engineering, legal, commercial, design and more.
  • Plum, a Shoreditch-based fintech with a personal finance bot is keeping its eyes peeled for a head of marketing, a remote iOS engineer role, a technical product manager and more.
  • Converge, a London-based startup building wireless sensor networks for the industrial Internet of Things (IoT) is currently searching for talent in the product fields. It’s due to update its job listings soon.
  • Contilio is a London-based AI analytics platform helping the construction industry to improve project performance and enable real-time payments. The fintech has a few positions here.
The Personio management team. Credit: Personio

Spain

  • Heura, a Barcelona-based foodtech startup producing plant-based meats has various open positions from product development, logistics and more.
  • PagoFX, the money-transfer app spun out of Santander, has a series of openings across its Madrid and Brussels offices. The startup recently launched in the UK.
  • Typeform, a Barcelona-based application software developer still has a bunch of roles going, including researcher, developer and recruiter.
  • Personio, a Munich-headquartered HR management software tool is looking to build up their team in Madrid. It wants product designers, engineers on the front and back-end, a recruiting intern and more.
  • Jobandtalent, a Madrid-situated digital hiring platform has many roles in the pipeline.
  • TravelPerk, a Barcelona-headquartered travel management platform has multiple positions available in their product and engineering teams.
  • Streamloots, a Valencia-based company working to help esports players and live streamers make a living is hiring for multiple roles.
  • Factorial, a Barcelona-stationed human resources software for SMEs is hiring in various European locations.
  • Marfeel, a Barcelona-based platform helping publishers to boost their traffic, revenue and engagement is looking for pros in engineering and business.

France

  • Alan, a Paris-headquartered health insurance startup is hiring in the sales, engineering and insurance fields. It also has a distinctive company culture.
  • Algolia, a Paris-stationed startup focused on helping development teams to create quality customer experiences has many open opportunities.
  • Qonto, a Paris-based fintech with a focus on banking for businesses and freelancers has positions in its tech department – as well as in product, growth and admin.
  • EasyMile, a Toulouse-based startup which develops software to automate transportation platforms is actively hiring in engineering, software development and other areas across various locations.
  • Doctolib, a Paris-headquartered digital health platform has several jobs open in France and Germany.
  • Dataiku, a Paris-stationed software unicorn has some roles available here.
  • Synapse Medicine, a Bordeaux-based AI platform which manages online prescriptions, has a handful of tech roles open, as well as business development positions.
  • Sarus, a Paris-based startup developing software to enable AI to take over work with sensitive data securely, is keen to take on data scientists, developers and marketeers fast.
  • eFounders, a Paris-situated startup which invents, generates, and tests business ideas for software-as-a-service (SaaS) products is hiring, as well as the startups it’s launched.
  • Spendesk, a Paris-headquartered fintech platform helping businesses to spend and track their finances, is in need of a bunch of engineers, including sales roles across Europe and other positions in banking, HR, operations and more.
  • Colonies, a coliving startup is keeping its eyes peeled for roles in talent acquisition, project management, operations and more. Learn more about Colonies in our piece on coliving here.
  • Planète OUI, a Lille-stationed energy company has over a handful of roles going.
Digital bank Revolut is hiring in Poland and Lithuania.

Poland

  • BanqUP, a Warsaw-based fintech startup focused on open-banking solutions has positions open for developers, engineers and a project management role. 
  • Worldremit, an online money-transfer business, is hiring for numerous roles in Krakow. There are also some going in the UK.
  • Revolut, a London-headquartered mobile bank, has many positions open in Krakow. It’s recently opened a banking app for under-18s, which we took to the test here.
  • Polish jobs boards like No Fluff Jobs and Just Join It have various engineer and developer opportunities.

Lithuania

Sennder, a German logistics startup are looking for new talent. Credit: Sennder

Germany.

  • Trade Republic, a Berlin-headquartered shares trading app, is hiring in engineering, finance, legal and beyond.
  • Freeletics, a Munich-based mobile fitness startup, has a range of roles open from intern level to directorial.
  • Sennder, a Berlin-headquartered digital road-freight logistics startup, has a wide range of positions on offer: in growth, partner management, data analytics, engineering and many more
  • Cargo One, a Berlin-based air cargo booking platform, is still in full hiring swing, offering a bunch of different jobs.
  • Lilium, a Munich-headquartered startup developing electric flying taxis, is currently looking for new talent. Read our piece on Lilium’s latest mega raise here.
  • Sofatutor, a Berlin-based online education platform allowing students to revise for their exams and consolidate further learning is on the hunt for all sorts of roles in recruitment, legal and more.
  • xChange, a Hamburg-headquartered container logistics platform has a bunch of open positions, full-time and part-time.
  • Medwing, a Berlin-situated healthcare recruiter, assures that all of its posted roles are still vacant and will follow the recruitment process digitally. Check out its jobs here.
  • Infarm, a Berlin-based startup providing farming tech services for grocery stores, restaurants and local distribution centres has some open positions here.
  • Mobimeo, a Berlin-headquartered mobility tech company which develops a platform connecting public transport and sharing offerings, has a range of open positions. It’s looking for support in its legal, UX, engineering and product teams.
  • Celonis, a Munich-based unicorn using AI to improve businesses processes has over 100 roles open, some of which are Europe-situated.
  • BusyLamp, a Frankfurt-based company offering software solutions for legal operations, has a handful of roles to browse here.
  • Back, a Berlin-stationed workplace request organisation platform wants new talent in engineering, marketing and more.
  • Ecosia, a Berlin-based sustainable search engine that plants trees, is on the search for individuals in engineering, communications and product, and marketing.
  • Amboss, a Berlin-stationed medtech platform giving doctors easy access to medical information has a myriad of positions still going in Berlin and Cologne. It’s flexible with both physical and remote positions.
  • Inveox, a Munich-based company developing automated systems to help diagnose cancer faster is looking for people in management, operations, sales and more.
  • Uberall, a Berlin-based startup helping companies gain greater control over their online presence and reputation, has several job openings across Europe.
  • Nostos Genomics, a Berlin-headquartered healthtech startup working on giving people with genetic diseases a clear and fast diagnosis, is hiring for a software engineer and a biological data science intern.
  • ChemSquare is a Frankfurt-headquartered startup with a platform offering supplier qualification services to the pharmaceutical industry. With a team continuing to grow despite the corona crisis, it has a plethora of roles available in multiple departments from engineering, sales and marketing.
  • TWAICE, a Munich-based battery specialist is recruiting for a handful of positions from the software end to the business end.
  • Scoutbee, a Berlin-situated company operating a digital industrial B2B platform for global supplier search is on the lookout for multiple sales and tech roles.
  • Elinvar, a Berlin-based fintech with a digital platform for asset and wealth managers are looking to grow its team with loads of new positions here.
  • Yfood, a Munich-headquartered foodtech company designing smart food solutions, has department-wide offerings including online marketing, business development, product innovation, HR, operations and finance.
  • Smart Reporting, a Munich-based company providing digital health solutions for structured medical reporting, is looking for roles in IT, engineering, marketing and more.
  • Hypofriend, a Berlin-headquartered online mortgage broker to help customers make home buying decisions, is keeping its eyes peeled for junior level positions up to senior.
  • QPlix, a Munich-stationed fintech providing a wealth management software, is searching for fintech consulting whizzes and software engineering gurus.

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Leo
Leo

Hey Sifted team, it’s simply amazing to read this article.
Let’s roll up our sleeves and get through this together!

Michael Stothard
Michael Stothard

Thanks Leo! There is still hope! And European startups will emerge from this stronger I am sure…

Fannie
Fannie

Hi there! thank you for writing this, it’s wonderful to see people coming together in such difficult times. We are also hiring at QuantumBlack and welcome Software Engineers, Front End Engineers as well as Data Engineers. Our roles are advertised here: https://www.quantumblack.com/careers

Michael Stothard
Michael Stothard

Great, thanks so much Fannie!

Ankita Kashyap
Ankita Kashyap

Hi Fannie,

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