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The 30 Fastest Growing Startups from Essen

Essen is home to hundreds of startups and you can find the 30 best ones in this article.

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In terms of entrepreneurship and business, Essen has evolved into one of the top emerging hubs in the world.

Hundreds of startup companies have been founded there in the last years, many of which are enjoying incredible success.

We've compiled a list with the 30 most successful ones.


30 Startups in Essen

1) thyssenkrupp

1) thyssenkrupp

thyssenkrupp is a diversified industrial conglomerate with long-standing strengths in materials and a growing presence in capital goods.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 10001
  • Funding amount: $1,659,827,781

You can find their website here.

2) clickworker

2) clickworker

Clickworker.com is a crowdsourcing platform that provides a virtual workforce for projects or businesses on demand.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2005
  • Founders: Alexander Linden
  • Industries: Crowdsourcing, SEO
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: € 10,650,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 6
  • Number of investors: 9

You can find their website here.

3) talpasolutions

3) talpasolutions

talpasolutions provides a predictive analytics SaaS platform for the heavy industries that provides unrivaled added value.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: $1,740,589

You can find their website here.

4) Evonik Industries

4) Evonik Industries

Evonik is a chemical company that specializes in specialized chemicals.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 10001
  • Funding amount: $3,716,251,788

You can find their website here.

5) Dgree.io

5) Dgree.io

Dgree is the answer to the personnel development paradigm shift.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10

You can find their website here.

6) DB Schenker

6) DB Schenker

DB Schenker is a logistics and supply chain management company that handles everything from logistics to custom shipping solutions.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 10001

You can find their website here.

7) RWE

7) RWE

RWE is an energy corporation that operates across Europe.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 10001

You can find their website here.

8) E.ON

8) E.ON

E.ON is a privately held international energy company.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 10001

You can find their website here.

9) MotionWerk

9) MotionWerk

Everyone is connected via shared mobility. MotionWerk is a blockchain-based mobility platform that enables the future of mobility.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10

You can find their website here.

10) ista International

10) ista International

ista International develops and sells energy measurement equipment.

You can find their website here.

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11) RAG-Stiftung

11) RAG-Stiftung

The goal of the RAG-Stiftung is to provide long-term funding for RAG's coal mining mine management obligations.

You can find their website here.

12) Vitronet Group

12) Vitronet Group

Vitronet Group, a glass fiber infrastructure manufacturer situated in Essen, Germany.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10

You can find their website here.

13) Soccerwatch.tv

13) Soccerwatch.tv

soccerwatch.tv GmbH is a video platform for live and on-demand football broadcasts from their region.

You can find their website here.

14) Cetecom Group

14) Cetecom Group

CETECOM is a global technology firm that specializes in independent technology consultation, testing, and certification.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 501-1000

You can find their website here.

15) FRIGOBLOCK Grosskopf

15) FRIGOBLOCK Grosskopf

FRIGOBLOCK is a European company that manufactures and builds transport refrigeration units for trucks and trailers.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 251-500

You can find their website here.

16) ipfand

16) ipfand

A pawn shop on the internet. Watches, jewelry, gold, and other precious metals can all be lent through iPfand.

You can find their website here.

17) Mr. Wash Autoservice

17) Mr. Wash Autoservice

Mr. Wash Autoservice AG is a German car care company.

You can find their website here.

18) DL Technik

18) DL Technik

DL Technik GmbH specializes in the installation of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems.

You can find their website here.

19) Business Angels Network Germany

19) Business Angels Network Germany

The Business Angels Network Germany eV (BAND) is dedicated to fostering a culture of business angels in Germany.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 11-50

You can find their website here.

20) Business Angels Agentur Ruhr

20) Business Angels Agentur Ruhr

The Ruhr Business Angels Agentur is a business angel network that helps entrepreneurs acquire funding.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10

You can find their website here.

21) Schacht One

21) Schacht One

For the Haniel Group, Schacht One is the devoted digital innovation pioneer.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 11-50

You can find their website here.

22) Kitemondo

22) Kitemondo

Kitemondo.com is a marketplace where Kite Surfing Schools from all over the world advertise their courses to kite surfers.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10

You can find their website here.

23) März Network Services

23) März Network Services

März Network Services is a corporation that provides IT services.

You can find their website here.

24) Alphagraph Team

24) Alphagraph Team

Alphagraph Team GmbH is a software company that specializes in MIS/ERP (management information systems and enterprise resource planning).

You can find their website here.

25) HOCHTIEF ViCon

25) HOCHTIEF ViCon

HOCHTIEF ViCon delivers virtual construction and building information modeling services.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 101-250

You can find their website here.

26) van Eupen Logistik

26) van Eupen Logistik

van Eupen Logistik is a company that specializes in logistics, warehousing, and supply chain management.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 11-50

You can find their website here.

27) Massenberg

27) Massenberg

Concrete repair is a service provided by Massenberg.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 11-50

You can find their website here.

28) Kreative KommunikationsKonzepte

28) Kreative KommunikationsKonzepte

Kreative KommunikationsKonzepte is a social media sponsorship solution provider for specialised publishers and businesses.

You can find their website here.

29) First Choice Business Center

29) First Choice Business Center

Offices, coworking space, and meeting rooms with numerous extras are available at First Choice Business Center.

You can find their website here.

30) Modern.Work

30) Modern.Work

Your digital transformation will be accelerated with Modern.Work.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 11-50

You can find their website here.

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