The most beautiful companies in the world.
Modern social intranet for employee engagement
Perttu Ojansuu, Antero Hanhirova
Happeo is helping fast growing companies to handle their information chaos through a modern intranet. The user experience and interface of Happeo is excellent, which is extremely vital as employees today work with an increased number of applications. Happeo’s goal is to help employees in the new normal of remote work to find the information they need to succeed. Happeo currently serves over 350 clients all over the globe, which is a testament to the solution. A great tool combined with a strong team capable of execution has all the ingredients to continue growing.
Digital-first marketplace for custom metal parts
Adrian Raidt, Christoph Rößner
Laserhub is one of Europe's leading B2B marketplaces for customized metal parts with small and medium series demand. The company has steadily doubled its sales last year while having over 7500 customers from five countries. The marketplace and tool significantly streamlines procurement processes for buyers and customer acquisition processes for suppliers, allowing both parties to focus on what they do best. Because of these advantages, Laserhub is extremely well-liked by its customers. Laserhub's goal is to become the champion of Europe and serve customers across the continent. With its strong traction combined with great founders and a strong management team, and we fully believe that Laserhub has what it takes to continue growing rapidly.
The leading academic e-book subscription service
Gauthier Van Malderen, Matthew Davis
Perlego is the leading academic e-book subscription service offering close to one million titles in its online library. On top of the library, the platform also has a comprehensive study tool that students can utilize to learn - whether on their laptops or mobile phones. The target of the company is to make educational, objective and science backed content accessible to all. By offering a wide range of textbooks for a fair price, students can finally utilize all the study materials for a fraction of the price compared to physical books. With a strong and mission-driven team, we firmly believe that Perlego can continue building on their success.
Leading European marketplace for refurbished electronics
Peter Windischhofer, Kilian Kaminski, Jürgen Riedl
Refurbed is the leading European marketplace for buying and selling refurbished electronics. The company represents an exceptional example of building a business around a strong, sustainable vision. Refurbed leads the way in transforming consumption habits while significantly decreasing CO2 emissions and electronic waste, with a vision to bring refurbished goods to all European households and set a new standard for electronic goods.
Next-generation, digital-first furniture company
Hanna Kokczyńska, Jacek Majewski, Mikołaj Molenda, Benjamin Kuna
Tylko is a next-generation, digital-first furniture company aiming to revolutionize the traditional furniture industry. Thanks to its unique proprietary software the company is able to automate the whole manufacturing process for its production partners. For its customers the Tylko brand represents premium-design, high quality and sustainability - all in one package. Tylko's customer-centric approach allows for buyers to customize their furniture down to the last detail - be it in terms of style, color, dimensions, storage capacity or all of the above. Tylko's success is strongly tied to its talented team, unique brand and highly scalable business model.
Global leader in 1-1 online language learning
Serge Lukianov, Kirill Bigai, Dmytro Voloshyn
Preply is the leading global marketplace for 1-1 online language learning with +40K tutors and +200K active learners. Thanks to Preply's matching algorithm the company connects the best tutors with students anywhere, anytime. Preply's target is to make learning effective, data-driven and personalized. The Company's mission is strongly impact-driven: offering access to affordable learning, while providing job opportunities no matter the background or location. In our view, Preply's success is strongly tied to its talented, global team and the unique offering, showing strong traction and growth.
Largest global provider of 3D content
Dalia Lasaite, Marius Kalytis
CGTrader is the leading global provider of 3D content with their stock model marketplace of +1,1M models and +3,5M designers. The company operates CGTrader ARsenal enterprise platform to build a seamless, end-to-end solution for creating, using and storing 3D models in enterprise-grade use cases. CGTrader is leading the mass-market adoption of photorealistic 3D models globally and building the category of 3D model production and delivery in e-commerce.
Advanced NLP-based search engine for e-commerce
Jyrki Kontio, Nilay Oza, Niraj Aswani
Klevu is the leading NLP-based search engine for e-commerce. With its strong technological capabilities in machine learning (ML) and natural language processing (NLP), the company helps its customers to increase their e-commerce revenue.Klevu is solving one of the biggest pain points of online merchants: the search. Klevu is the first product to convert search into meaningful shopping experiences. With its intelligent search engine, the company is in a great place to create a fully-automised e-commerce platform and a strong community around it, to set a new standard for e-commerce.
The world's leading podcast platform
Karl Rosander, Måns Ulvestam, Johan Billgren
Acast is the world's leading podcast platform, with a vision to bring high-quality audio content available to everyone, everywhere, and at any time. The company empowers content creators to get a fair compensation from their work by connecting them with advertisers and listeners with their effective platform.
Speech radio is one of the last consumer entertainment sectors yet to be digitalized. However, podcasts are rapidly changing the way media is consumed; they enable self-development and entertainment in a highly engaging way. This creates various opportunities for content creators, entrepreneurs and advertisers. Acast gives them tools to effectively leverage this old-but-new media and, eventually, disrupt the radio.
One of the fastest growing micro-mobility companies of the world
Lawrence Leuschner, Matthias Laug
TIER Mobility is one of the leading micro-mobility providers in the world, in a mission to change mobility for good. TIER is the European market leader in e-scooter operations with its innovative and sustainable fleet, and already expanding to new means of transportation.Mobility is - as it should - rapidly changing towards more sustainable solutions. Cities need carbon-neutral solutions and that is where TIER comes into the play. The company is all about sustainability and operational expertise, encoded deep in the company culture. Every detail is carefully planned and executed, leading to exceptionally fast growth with healthy unit economics.