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96 Top SaaS Startups and Companies in Germany

This article showcases our top picks for the best SaaS companies based in Germany. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the SaaS industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting-edge startups to established brands.

We meticulously selected companies ranging from cutting-edge startups to established brands based on their outstanding performance in the following categories:

  • Innovation: Innovative ideas, Innovative route to market, Innovative product
  • Growth: Exceptional growth, Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management and Societal impact

Top SaaS Startups from Germany

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

CELONIS: Provides an Execution Management System that helps companies in running their business processes. Celonis helps companies reveal and fix inefficiencies they can’t see, enabling them to perform at levels they never thought possible.

MOINAI: The self-learning AI chatbot solution for digital customer communication of companies. No matter if marketing, sales or customer service – moinAI is the automation solution that helps to react quickly and efficiently to customer requests 24/7.

MONKEYWAY: The consulting and digital solutions agency with the expertise to lead and deliver projects focusing on the next digital evolution: The Metaverse. Munich based boutique agency. Specialized in digital projects such as Immersive 3D Experiences.

PERSONIO: Developer of an HR management and recruiting platform for SMEs and startups. Personio’s all-in-one software makes HR processes as efficient and effective as possible so organizations can focus on what matters: people.

COMMERCETOOLS: An enterprise commerce company providing modern cloud-native API-lead offerings. Ranked a Leader in Digital Commerce by the Big 3 Analyst Firms. The leading composable commerce platform, allowing companies to dynamically tailor and scale shopping experiences.

CONTENTFUL: Offers a headless content management system that helps organizations deliver content across channels. Composable Content Platform unlocking digital content/experiences: Intelligence driven, AI-infused.

PLAN A: A GreenTech company that develops a carbon quantification platform to measure, monitor, and reduce environmental footprint. Plan A enables thousands of businesses to decarbonise and reach their net-zero and ESG goals. Plan A is SBTI-certified and B Corp-certified.

KUBERMATIC: Ubermatic empowers organizations worldwide to automate their Kubernetes and cloud native operations across multi-cloud, edge and on-prem. They build the world’s most adaptable and autonomous software delivery platform.

COACHHUB: The leading global talent development platform that enables organizations to create a personalized, measurable and scalable coaching program for the entire workforce, regardless of department and seniority level. The digital coaching platform.

ZEOTAP: A Customer Intelligence platform that helps brands better understand their customers and predict behaviors. Founded in 2014, Zeotap’s mission is to help brands monetise customer data in a privacy-first Europe. Easy, secure and impactful customer data.

BRYTER: A no-code software platform that automates and helps its users develop and build digital applications. The platform’s intuitive toolbox enables professionals to build, manage and sell interactive applications, without the need for programming skills.

SPRYKER: A commerce technology platform that enables global enterprises to build transactional business models. The innovators behind the unique commerce operating system, the Spryker Cloud Commerce OS. the leading composable commerce platform for B2B, D2C.

GITPOD: Always ready to code – spin up fresh, automated dev environments for each task, in the cloud, in seconds. Gitpod’s developer platform provides on-demand cloud development environments (CDEs) to create software faster and more securely.

CAMUNDA: A developer of an open source software platform that allows companies to design and automate business processes. Process Orchestration for end-to-end automation. With Camunda, business users and developers collaborate using BPMN to model end-to-end processes.

PRODUCTSUP: Opens the gateway to sustainable commerce success. Processing over two trillion products a month, Product-to-Consumer (P2C) platform imports, optimizes, contextualizes, and distributes product content across more than 2,500 marketing and retail channels.

QUANTILOPE: An Agile Insights platform improving the speed, complexity, and quality that sets back traditional market research. The Consumer Intelligence Platform. Quantilope automates consumer research to unlock high quality insights with speed & ease.

WUNDER MOBILITY: A tech and service platform that enables companies and cities worldwide to launch and scale new mobility. The developer-friendly SaaS platform for shared mobility operators. The leading software and hardware provider for vehicle sharing.

BACK: A software company that organizes & automates all of your employee requests on one intuitive platform. Back is a Berlin-based company that equips teams like HR, IT, and Finance with the tools they need to provide a great employee experience at scale.

FLEKSA: An online service that specializes in providing a digital marketing and ordering solutions for brick and mortar restaurants. Fleksa helps restaurants go online and receive online food orders without paying third-party commission.

CAPMO: Developing an all-in-one construction management platform to make the hard things in construction feel easy. Capmo is the construction software that delivers instant efficiency to project teams. With intuitive functions for documenting defects.

PRICEFX: Provides full suite price management solutions that are fast to implement, easy to use, and flexibly adapt to business needs. Established in 2011 in Germany, their suite is based on the latest in native cloud architecture and offers flexible support for the entire price management.

USERCENTRICS: A munich/Germany based legal technology SaaS provider, redefining the way to secure compliant data via consent management. The best ready for DMA CMP for businesses with web and app premium grade requirements. Usercentrics is a global market leader.

SIGNAVIO: Provides tools for business process management. Solutions are a major part of the business process transformation portfolio from SAP. They help organizations achieve process excellence and drive business process transformation in an holistic, data-driven and intuitive way.

MEISTER: Develops and provides web-based productivity tools focusing on simplicity, usability and easy collaboration. Makes stunningly-designed, team-focused and user-friendly software that brings joy to work. Their users, products and team all work beautifully together.

JEDOX: Simplifies planning, analysis, and reporting with an integrated, cloud-based software solution. The world’s most adaptable planning and performance management platform that empowers organizations to deliver plans that outperform expectations.

SEVDESK: Cloud accounting for small business. They’re working to automate accounting to give self-employed people the freedom to do what they love and small businesses from annoying paperwork with our intuitive cloud software. They rely on flexibility, trust and self-organization.

ULTIMATE: Virtual customer service agent builder bringing multilingual customer service automation to businesses. World’s leading customer support automation platform, helping businesses scale their customer service with artificial intelligence.

HEYJOBS: A talent platform matching the world’s talent to opportunities. Help everyone find the right job to live a fulfilling life! Generate more candidates with Predictable Hiring! To achieve this, we aim to build the fastest growing talent platform in Europe, leveraging Machine Learning.

DEMODESK: The #1 customer meeting platform for sales and success teams. The sales meeting platform that enables every rep to become a top performer. Through coaching reps live, automating non-selling tasks, and reinforcing best practices, Helps customer-facing reps close more deals.

LUMINOVO: A SaaS provider building the electronics operating system for EMS, OEMs, and distributors to accelerate technological progress. Your all-in-one solution for monitoring, quoting and procuring electronic printed circuit board assemblies (PCBAs). With our AI-powered software.

N8N: Free, open and self-hostable workflow automation tool. Their low-code automation tool for connecting anything to everything. n8n is the leading low-code automation tool, enabling you to connect anything to everything.

CANDIS: Berlin-based company that offers an intelligent platform for automated accounting. Their intuitive software does a lot of the work for them: for example, running after approvals, finding the right cost centers, or keeping an eye on payment targets.

SHORE: A software company that provides digital solutions for local service providers. Provides the most efficient software solution for appointments, customers and marketing. Intelligent and easy-to-use. With Shore, businesses of any type make their services bookable online.

AIRFOCUS: A SaaS company that provides the first modular product management platform: Discover, learn, plan, and deliver – their way. A platform built for the new way of doing product management. Trusted by thousands of product teams from all industries.

WORKPATH: Enabling enterprises to get faster from strategic goals to business results. The leading enterprise platform for strategy execution in adaptive and fast-moving organizations. Enables leaders and teams to adapt their resources faster to the market environment.

CHARTMOGUL: An analytics platform to simplify their subscription business. They get a complete overview of their global subscriber base; MRR, ARPU, ASP, churn and LTV are presented in a beautiful and easy to use dashboard. Their mission is to build powerful & secure cloud software.

USERLANE: Helps businesses automate user onboarding and employee training. Userlane’s Digital Adoption Platform is designed to make any software application easy to use by guiding people through processes in real-time and offering on-demand support directly within applications.

THINKSURANCE: A leading technology consultation platform for business insurance used by brokers, agents, banks and further sales channels. The intelligent insurance consultation platform. Leverages its proprietary technology to make the process as easy as possible, e.g. with several APIs.

SPHERA: Provides full transparency about risk exposures in 1-n-tier supply chains. Creates a safer, more sustainable and productive world. They are a leading global provider of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance and risk management software.

DATAGUARD: Helps businesses to build trust and operationalise compliance. A Software-as-a-Service company focused on privacy, information security. They are the trusted partner to over 3,000 mid-sized enterprises (SME) and corporates operating in over 50 countries.

VIMCAR: A Germany-based company developing a fleet management SaaS solution and vehicle tracking systems for SMEs. Redefining business mobility by seamlessly integrating commercial vehicles into digital ecosystems. As one of Europe’s fastest growing SaaS startups.

EMNIFY: The leading cloud communication platform provider for IoT. Unlike traditional CPaaS vendors, EMnify is solely dedicated to IoT. The emnify API and SIM technology connect and secure any kind of IoT deployment to its application back-end.

XEMPUS: The German market leader in the digitalization of corporate pension & life insurance. A technology provider with a team of around 180 dedicated people. Everyone is united by the vision: We make prevention simple and accessible for everyone.

LOCALYZE: A software to manage your international team: Relocate international hires, temporarily transfer employees. From borders and bureaucracy to openness and simplicity. With Localyze, They’re reimagining how people move for work by bringing together seamless technology.

TALON.ONE: A solution for creating, managing, and analyzing promotional marketing campaigns. Headless & API-first: The most flexible headless loyalty and promotion engine for enterprises. Founded in 2015, Talon.One is a flexible, enterprise-grade promotion and loyalty solution with a mission.

21STRATEGIES: Leverages deep technology and AI to transform Treasury Operations of large international corporations to profit making centers. Leading company for context-aware Enterprise AI. Their mission is to transform how organizations make strategic and tactical decisions.

SOFTR: The easiest and fastest way to build powerful web apps and client portals from Airtable, in minutes. No code required. With Softr, you can build client & partner portals, internal tools, member community hubs, marketplaces, websites and more.

FINCOMPARE: A SaaS enabled marketplace. Helping advisors and businesses to find, compare, and close the financing solutions. A Berlin-based fintech startup with the vision to become Europe’s leading financing platform for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

TIS: Reimagining the world of enterprise payments through a cloud-based platform. TIS helps CFOs, Treasurers, and Finance teams transform their global cash flow, liquidity, and payment functions. Since 2010, our award-winning cloud platform and best-in-class service model.

MASTERPLAN: A learning platform that digitizes employee education programs. Makes corporate learning easier, more engaging, and more effective. Traditional offline training becomes digital in the blink of an eye. With Masterplan, every team member can shape the future.

MicroStream: Database, SaaS, In-Memory Computing, Middleware. A high-performance Java-Native persistence that enables to persist any object graph or any single subgraph. It’s the easiest and fastest way to get ACID persistence for your POJOs. The very first Java-native Persistence.

DOOR2DOOR: #GovTech #SaaS #AI #Infrastructure for The Next Public Transport. They identify these gaps, expand the network with a modern on-demand bus concept and integrate all existing offers into a smartphone app for citizens. And the citizens are enthusiastic.

CROSSENGAGE: A customer data & engagement platform that combines a CDP with cross-channel campaign management capabilities. Helps companies build long-lasting, valuable customer relationships. Maximize your customer’s lifetime value with CrossEngage.

RYTE: SaaS-market leader in Website Quality Management. Award winning SaaS company headquartered in Munich and one of the fastest growing technology companies in Europe. Helps businesses and agencies optimize their Website User Experience with its state-of-the-art software products.

KOPPLA: LEAN production system for construction execution synchronizing all contractors. The intuitive and collaborative schedule for construction sites. Plan, manage and optimize their projects with ease. Access all information in one tool, add real-time views of their site.

LEVITY: Enables non-technical people to build AI-powered workflow automations without code. Simple and powerful AI at their fingertips. Automate any process with images, documents, and text to supercharge productivity. Create their AI in minutes through their intuitive interface.

ZENLOOP: Integrated Experience Management Platform (IXM). Based on the Net Promoter Score. The SaaS solution automatically collects customer feedback through various channels along the entire customer journey, analyzes & clusters it.

SHYFTPLAN: A SaaS solution for workforce automation. shyftplan is the AI-supported solution for shift planning. The cloud-native software optimizes workforce management, is scalable for thousands of employees and is therefore also suitable for complex planning.

FILESTAGE: A software that helps creative teams to manage reviews and approvals of videos, audio files, designs and documents. Filestage is a review and approval platform that frees teams from chaotic approval processes, making work more joyful and productive.

CONTRACTHERO: A digital contract management solution for business customers. A fast-growing, Berlin-based B2B SaaS startup that develops an innovative tool for managing contracts. ContractHero digitizes and analyzes contracts and their components (terms, deadlines, etc.)

ALYNE: Munich based B2B RegTech offering organisations risk insight capabilities through a software as a service. In December 2021, Alyne was acquired by Mitratech, a proven global technology partner and trusted provider of end-to-end solutions designed to help corporate legal, HR, risk.

CIRCULA: An automated app to manage expenses and employee benefits such as meal vouchers that saves about 70% process costs in accounting. Circula is an expense platform for any payments done by employees: travel expenses, credit cards and employee benefits.

CUREOSITY: A Med-Tech company that provides VR-based therapy-solutions on a SaaS business model. Award-winning medtech company based in Düsseldorf, Germany, focusing on Virtual Reality therapy through gamification. With their vision to revolutionize traditional rehabilitation.

LEANIX: A Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company that manages Enterprise Architecture and multi-cloud environments. Continuous Transformation Platform offers SaaS solutions to help IT architects, IT asset managers, business leaders, and DevOps teams.

KAYZEN: SaaS enterprise-level software powering mobile advertisers to take programmatic in-house. Kayzen powers the world’s best mobile marketing teams to take programmatic in-house. Built on the three key pillars of performance, transparency and control.

HIPEOPLE: Creates in-depth talent insights to make hiring easy for everyone. Screening toolkit helps hiring teams make the best hires in 95% less time. Get actionable insights on their candidate’s job fit and past performance to reduce the risk of bad hires & increase their quality of hire.

CLAIMSFORCE: Insurance platform that provides designed to automate the claims management process. A B2B InsurTech in the field of claims management. They digitize core claims management processes, driving the digital transformation of the insurance industry.

DOCTORLY: A cloud powered, practice management platform for doctors, health app for patients, & an integration platform for the wider health industry. At doctorly we are creating the future of digital health care. Their vision: ‘Enabling people to live healthier lives’​.

LANO: Compliance & Payroll for Global Teams. Lano is a global software solution enabling businesses to hire and pay full-time employees and contractors in over 170 countries worldwide, in full compliance and record-time. No legal entities needed.

LANES & PLANES: The Travel Management solution as Software-as-a-Service that truly maps all areas of the business travel in a digital way. Search – Book – Calculate travel expenses: The entire business travel process in one system.

ENPHASE ENERGY: A Software-as-a-Service Company, offering white-label solutions for the utility industry and energy service companies. Enphase is a global energy tech company & the world’s leading supplier of microinverter-based solar and battery systems.

PORTAGON: Provides a SaaS technology platform that enables financial intermediaries and businesses to raise capital online. Enabling efficient access to the private capital market through digital innovation. The Leading Distribution Platform for the Private Capital Market.

TIMIFY: An appointment scheduling software that businesses use to make their services bookable online. The cloud based software as a service (SaaS) is comprised of an intelligent yet easy to use booking system, with a wide range of customisable features.

WEALTHPILOT: Enables professional advisors to deliver a data-driven and truly personal wealth management. The solution for advisors, asset managers and banks. Manage and plan all liquid and illiquid assets. By using wealthpilot, you can gain a competitive advantage as a pioneer.

FLYNEX: All-in-one data generation platform for corporations empowering drones and AI. Automated infrastructure inspections to prevent damages at scale for maintenance operations. Provides a unique enterprise software to automate infrastructure operations, maintenance, and repair services.

BERNSTEIN: Allows companies to create a digital trail of records of their innovation processes using blockchain technology. Blockchain solutions for securing intellectual property assets and innovation processes. Inventions, designs, and proofs of use can be quickly registered to obtain blockchain.

PURESPECTRUM: Provides B2B/SaaS solutions to facilitate market and opinion research. Awarded MR Supplier of the Year. Offers a complete end-to-end market research & insights platform, helping insights professionals make decisions more efficiently, and faster than ever before.

NINOX: They empower line-of-business teams to automate backoffice workflows without the help of a developer. The easiest way to automate their business: The low-code platform for all SME business processes. They empower teams to digitize business processes with few clicks.

ENVELIO: A cloud based smart grid platform. Intelligent grids for a sustainable future worldwide. A software company that provides solutions for the energy sector and is based in Cologne, Germany. As a spin-off of the RWTH Aachen University.

KELEYA: The SaaS enabled marketplace for pregnant women and new moms. Aan innovative, international, app-based solution dedicated to empowering expectant and young mothers with the support and resources they need to have a healthy and happy journey into motherhood.

BOOKINGKIT: Offers a smart booking & marketing solution that enables tour and activity businesses to sell, market and manage their services. Europe’s leading booking and reservation management software for operators of tours, activities & attractions.

NEXT MATTER: Digitize your business your way. No code required. Automation and orchestration, all in one platform. Reach operational excellence faster than ever with Next Matter. Next Matter is the workflow automation platform for mission-critical jobs.

BAO: Europe’s #1 Conversation Intelligence Platform for Sales Teams. Founded in Munich in 2017, has set itself the goal of supporting sales teams in having exclusively good conversations. Helps companies to systematically and measurably improve their sales conversations.

BLOCKSIZE: Crypto currency trading, SaaS for Digital Assets, Digital Asset infrastructure, Blockchain. Passion to enable: bank-grade solutions for market data, issuance, trading, staking and managing digital assets. The new wave of innovation in finance will focus on electronic securities.

RETRACED: Provides a SaaS solution enabling tracing of fashion supply chains with Blockchain technology – Building trust through transparency. Supporting their business on its journey towards more transparent and sustainable fashion supply chains.

REMBERG: Software helps industrial companies become digital champions in customer & field service and preparing them for the age of IoT. The remberg XRM helps organizations with service, installation & maintenance of their “X” such as equipment, assets & Co.

TALENTRY: Offers an enterprise-ready SaaS recruiting solution based on employee referrals. And the sum is more than the individual parts: Their Candidate Experience Platform enables a holistic talent acquisition approach from candidate attraction to employee retention.

ADTRIBA: A simple, cross-channel digital marketing management platform based on data-driven attribution modelling. Evaluate marketing holistically, optimize budget allocation and increase revenue with the help of AI. SaaS solution for holistic & data driven marketing measurement.

BUYNOMICS: Commercial insights solution for Consumer Goods, Telco and Software companies. End-to-end revenue optimization. Base all commercial decisions on one single source of truth your consumers. Preferences without tedious analyses, complex spreadsheets.

AIFORA: Offers powerful SaaS solutions for more accurate and targeted pricing, promotions and merchandise flow for brands and retailers. Boost sustainable Growth with the help of AI. The aifora retail automation platform enables you to predict how much your customers will buy.

MOVINGIMAGE: A global leader in delivering secure enterprise video solutions. The only European Enterprise Video Platform to be acknowledged by Gartner. Simply put, we want to revolutionize the way in which companies use video.

SPEEXX: Intelligent language learning platform for the digital workplace. Digital platform for on-the-job development corporate language training and business coaching at the hybrid workplace. Helps large organizations bring out the best in their people with digital language training.

HEAVEN: HR management platform for small and medium enterprises. Their mission at HeavenHR is to provide the only software businesses need to manage their Human Resources. Their goal is to help companies save time and focus on what they are really good at.

SNAPSHOT: A hospitality data processing platform, helping enterprise and individual organizations collect, harmonize, and analyze data. Almost a decade ago, their vision was to build what has now become hospitality’s premier data platform, independent of any brand or software provider.

PITCH: Collaborative presentation software for modern teams. With a focus on real-time collaboration, smart workflows, and intuitive design features, Pitch makes it fast and delightful for teams to create and deliver beautiful presentations.

SEERENE: The Digital Engineering Platform. End-to-end analytics to improve the speed, standard, and cost-effectiveness of software development. Software analytics platform provides actionable insights into software development processes, source code and system evolution.

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Mark Kendall
Mark Kendall
Mark Kendall was an editorial contributor to BestStartup.eu, a publication which EU-Startups acquired in October of 2023.

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