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Belgium Startup Ecosystem Overview

Country Rankings
Regional Ranking
11th
0
in Western Europe
Global Ranking
23rd
+
1
worldwide
Population
11.5
million

top industries
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Social & Leisure
#13 worldwide
Marketing & Sales icon
Marketing & Sales
#16 worldwide
Health icon
Health
#21 worldwide

notable startups
startup iconTwoo
startup iconCrazy Games
startup iconTeamleader

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ecosystem description

The Belgium Startup Ecosystem is a regional Leader in innovation, ranked at number 23 globally, and shows a positive momentum 1 spots since 2020. Belgium also ranks at number 11 for startups in Western Europe.

There are 9 cities ranked in the top 1,000 in Belgium and the top ranked city in Belgium is Brussels at 72 globally. Brussels is followed by Ghent at 158 and Antwerp at 237.

Belgium is an ideal place to locate for Social & Leisure, Marketing & Sales and Health startups. As the most popular industries in the country, there is a sample of 132 Social & Leisure startups in Belgium, 44 Marketing & Sales startups in Belgium and 39 Health startups in Belgium, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is a sample of 349 startups in Belgium, 10 accelerators in Belgium, 20 coworking spaces in Belgium, 5 organizations in Belgium and no leaders in Belgium.

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CrazyGames is a browser game platform that features the best free online games. All of our games run in the browser and can be played instantly without downloads or installs. Read more
CRM, project management and invoicing in one simple tool. Helping SMEs work smarter. Read more
Wooclap is an interactive platform to make courses more dynamic and to measure students' understanding through the use of smartphones. Read more
Rydoo reinvents business travel and expense management for high-growth companies and enterprises. Thanks to the expertise of the two founding startups - Xpenditure and iAlbatros - it originated, Rydoo's app covers the full scope of any trip or expense to contribute to a more fulfilling work environment. Read more
Mailfence is a secure e-mail service that values and respects your privacy. Mailfence provides an end-to-end encrypted email integrated in a suite with contacts, calendar, documents, groups, polls... Advantages of our crypto solution: - End-to-end encryption - OpenPGP based (full inter-operability with any OpenPGP compliant service) - Digital signatures - All crypto operations happen in the browser (No plugin or addon's required + patent pending) - Integrated keystore (for advance keymanagement) Read more
Opinum has created and ensures the continuous development of the "Opinum Data Hub" platform, designed for energy and environmental actors. Read more
A cross-border digital platform of solutions that automates and streamlines complex onboarding end-to-end continuous compliance in insurance and banking. Read more
ListMinut is an online platform that enables individuals to get their daily tasks done by service providers in their local community. Read more
Keep up with your neighbourhood The social network for your neighbourhood. Used by more than 500.000 households. Read more
Create your explainer videos, promo videos, video tutorials or training videos with Moovly’s online video editor and customizable templates. Read more
Expensive local private schools and tutoring agencies with limited offering make searching for affordable private teachers at times very difficult. Cheap courses advertised on classified ads websites such as Craigslist often lack credibility, and are slow to browse through. On Apprentus, we help people to find the best private classes nearby and help teachers earn more money. By combining the easy accessibility of the internet with online reputation functionalities, we create framework for trusted relationship between students and private teachers at their proximity. With few clicks only, one will find the perfect class at the best price. Read more
Itinari is a travel-tech startup that offers a software platform for travelers looking for the spots and hidden gems. Read more
Building blockchain applications your users will love. Read more
StoryChief.io is an Editorial Software for B2B Content Marketing and Editorial teams who want to collaborate better on rich articles and want to seed multi-channel in seconds. Read more
Deliverect connects Uber Eats, Deliveroo, Glovo and more delivery companies directly to restaurants by POS system automation. Read more
Survey Anyplace improves your data collection by improving your surveys. Most surveys today overlook the respondent’s experience, which is why they produce low response rates. Our modern-looking surveys entice respondents, and are easy to interact with, using the latest mobile features–just like your audience. And you get more and better feedback! Our latest acquisitions: digital scratch cards, business assessments and personality tests. Read more
Pom offers e-invoicing and e-payment technology solutions to companies and organsations. Read more
Tricount is a mobile app that helps group of friends share expenses with others Read more
Sales Prospecting, Like a Boss. B2B Sales prospecting is boring. You'll love to do it with Prospect.io. Read more
Prezly helps businesses to reach out to their influencers. You can create your social media press room in minutes and start building, strengthen your relationships with people who are important to your business. Read more
The Showpad sales engagement technology integrates industry-leading training and coaching software with innovative content solutions to help your team beat quota every quarter. Showpad’s all-in-one platform gives sellers and managers the content, knowledge, skills and insights they need to be successful in an engaging unified experience. Read more
iBanFirst operates as a financial services platform for SMEs. Read more
Meet Youzign: the new design software from YMB Properties that makes it incredibly easy for any business to create engaging graphics. Marketing materials are an essential part of business -- especially in the 21st century. Today, even small mom-and-pop shops can live and die by the quality of their Facebook page. But who has time to learn about graphics and design software, and tinker with fonts, images, and layouts? And who has has time—or money—to deal with third-party design professionals who just don't seem to get your vision? With Youzign, you can create unique, effective, cohesive and professional-looking graphics in a matter of minutes. The result: Youzign helps you make your brand stand out -- without breaking the bank in the process. Read more
VicThorious is an intelligent multi-cloud platform for enterprise applications. Read more
Prevent hearing loss. Make earplugs amazing. Read more
POSIOS offers a cloud-based mobile Point of sales ecosystem for restaurant and bars, providing solutions to enhance their revenue, productivity and visibility. Restaurant and bar owners need a broad range of solutions to manage and promote their businesses, such as a , cash register, website, menu card and marketing tools. POSIOS will bundle these separate solutions in a single integrated cloud-based service, which will lower the expenses and improve maintainability and usability.  Read more
SaaS Platform for Food Management: Manage products, inventory, orders, health & safety and sales analytics on 1 central platform. Read more
Salesflare is the intelligent CRM startups and small businesses love to use. It's a zero-input sales pipeline tool that thinks and works for its user, not the other way around. No more manual data entry. Salesflare fills out your address book and keeps track of all interactions with the people you're in contact with. It takes data from social media, company databases, phone, email, calendar and hands it to you in automated customer timelines that tell you everything you need to know. You just have to write the emails, make the calls, and have the coffee. Never miss a deal again. Salesflare will tell and remind you what to do about leads so deals can't fall through the cracks anymore. Visual pipelines and powerful insights put you in full control of your sales funnel. Intuitive and easy-to-use, Salesflare turns complexity into simplicity so you can turn leads into customers. Read more
Twipe helps newspapers to distribute and monetize the digital edition of their newspaper on mobile devices and webapps. Our SaaS solutions include mobile-optimized NextGen publishing, Replica publishing, and ePaper analytics with EngageReaders. Read more
All your small business management and financing solutions - in one app Read more
Seety is the mobile app to make parking in cities smarter. We help people reduce their parking cost and avoid parking tickets Read more
Voxbone provides local phone numbers to global communication service providers including Skype, Google, Twilio, Level3, InContact, Jajah. It also leads the iNum® initiative (www.inum.net)  Read more
Effortless HR administration your team can be proud of In every growing organisation HR tasks take up a lot of precious time. Officient gives you transparency and so much more. Read more
Track your equipment, anywhere anytime. Read more
AppTweak is the most easy-to-use App Store Optimization platform helping to increase app rankings and organic downloads. AppTweak is a Belgian startup that was founded by two friends passionate about App Store Optimization. At first, AppTweak was a side project but it quickly gain in importance. AppTweak provides an Instant App Marketing Report analyzing all the factors impacting the App Store algorithm and provides clear recommandations that are easy to implement. AppTweak also provides its users with a powerful native Keywords tool, helping to find the best optimized and native (no direct translation used) keywords for an any app. AppTweak offers detailed analytics and allows users to monitor their competitors. AppTweak covers 60 countries, 2 app stores (Apple and Google play) and 6 languages (En, Fr, Nl, Pt, Sp, It). More will come. AppTweak's blog is full of valuable articles on ASO and App Marketing. Finally, ASO video tutorials full of tips are available for FREE. Read more
E-invoice platform for accountants and entrepreneurs Read more
The cloud platform accountants need for success today and tomorrow Real-time data. Automated compliance reporting. Great collaboration. And the tools you need to create new revenue from advisory services. Read more
Intigriti connects Europe's largest network of international ethical hackers and security researchers with organizations around the globe. It is platform that enables businesses to effectively implement continuous security testing for numerous assets, with the help of a scalable custom crowd of security researchers. Read more
Proxyclick is a cloud based software solution to manage visitors of different organizations from invitation to checkout. Read more
SweepBright transforms the real estate sales flow into a fully digital journey. Read more
Market Place promoting adventure trips & activities offered by certified mountain guides and leaders from all around the world. Read more
Marker.io is the best way for Project Managers, QA Testers and Agency Clients to report feedback & bugs to developers. Read more
We help separated parents communicate for the happiness of their children. We developped online tools to help them reduce the conflicts and become better organized. Read more
We create digital products that make people happy and businesses grow Read more
GuardSquare is the world's leading provider of the most advanced security software for Android applications Read more
Books in Belgium is an optimized platform for buying and selling used and antique books in Belgium. We take out the uncertainty and hassle of the peer to peer trade and invigorate local bookshops. The availability of books in Belgium is greatly enhanced by collecting the previously scattered supply of hundreds of sellers in one single place: www.booksinbelgium.be. Cheap reading pleasure for everyone! Read more
Bakeries, butchers, coffee shops, bike shops,... Joyn is there for local businesses that want to improve the customer relationship and grow. Read more
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Top Cities for Startups in Belgium Ranked by StartupBlink

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6.502
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3.524
0.45
0.37
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1.497
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