European startups to watch in 2021
Europe’s startup scene is often overshadowed by Silicon Valley, but the continent is gaining ground with more than 60 tech startups valued at over $1bn.
Paris is home to some of the most hyped startups in Europe and boasts a dynamic tech ecosystem.
$4.8bn in VC funding was raised by French startups, up nearly threefold since 2015, and France has become one of the hottest tech hubs.
Startups such as GetYourGuide, N26 and Raisin are at the forefront of the continent’s new economy.
Germany is one of Europe’s leading startup powerhouses, attracting $4.8bn in venture capital funding in 2019, nearly double four years ago.
The UK is still Europe’s leading startup nation, attracting $11bn in venture capital funding in 2019.
Spain has a rapidly growing ecosystem of entrepreneurs, angel investors, early-stage incubators and venture capital funds.
Ask venture capitalists in London, Paris and Berlin where the up-and-coming startup hub is in Europe and many will say Poland.
Financial technology is by a long way the hottest startup sector in Europe in terms of money raised, with €23bn of venture money flowing int
In 2019 nearly $1bn in venture capital funding was raised by Dutch startups, the 7th highest in Europe.
We all know the legendary Swedish startup success stories such as Spotify, Skype and iZettle.
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With top startups in sectors from edtech to gaming to fintech, the Austrian startup ecosystem is going from strength to strength.
Home to one of Europe’s preeminent startup conferences, Slush, Finland has a fast-growing startup ecosystem.
Italy has been a little slow off the mark in creating a thriving startup ecosystem but is catching up fast.
Portugal has had a string of big startup success stories. But who are the next generation of Portuguese startups to watch?
Latvia has some real startup success stories in recent years. But who are they? And who are next generation startups to watch?
Lithuania has some real startup success stories in recent years. But who are they?