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Belgium Startup Ecosystem Overview

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Regional Ranking
11th
0
in Western Europe
Global Ranking
23rd
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1
worldwide
Population
11.7
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 iconItsme

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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 209 Social & Leisure startups in Belgium, 83 Marketing & Sales startups in Belgium and 47 Health startups in Belgium, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is a sample of 547 startups in Belgium, 17 accelerators in Belgium, 29 coworking spaces in Belgium, 10 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
Itsme is a secure mobile phone app that lets users log in safely to confirm their personal ID and share data during digital interactions. Read more
Clinical-stage biotechnology company, specialized in the discovery and development of small molecule medicines Read more
VIDEO MADE EASY - DELIVERING EXCEPTIONAL VIDEO EXPERIENCES ACROSS ANY DEVICE. Read more
CitizenLab is a civic engagement platform on which citizens co-create their city. Citizens post ideas, interact on them and upvote the best ideas. On the other hand, the local government uses CitizenLab to let its citizens participate in its policy through crowdvoting (e.g. budget allocation). Our SaaS solution is the medium for smart governments to communicate with their citizens and to democratize city governance through citizensourcing. Read more
Citymesh delivers state-of-the-art connectivity. As operator and integrator, we have been planning, installing and maintaining high-end networks for fifteen years. Next to our networks, we offer complimentary innovative solutions to reach the next level in every market we serve. Read more
MobileXpense is a professional company focussed on travel & expense management. Read more
GuardSquare is the world's leading provider of the most advanced security software for Android applications Read more
UnifiedPost provides Solutions-as-a-Service to support its customers’ need to stay on top of market developments. 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
Wooclap is an interactive platform to make courses more dynamic and to measure students' understanding through the use of smartphones. Read more
Look&Fin allows people to invest in companies in exchange for a share of future revenue. Read more
CRM, project management and invoicing in one simple tool. Helping SMEs work smarter. Read more
Marker.io is the best way for Project Managers, QA Testers and Agency Clients to report feedback & bugs to developers. Read more
Tricount is a mobile app that helps group of friends share expenses with others Read more
Prevent hearing loss. Make earplugs amazing. 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
Venly offers users of blockchain projects digital wallets to store assets with a native solution that also works on mobile devices. Venly also recently launched the Venly Market, positioning itself as a holistic user-friendly solution to help blockchain projects scale faster and more securely. Read more
Proxyclick is a cloud based software solution to manage visitors of different organizations from invitation to checkout. Read more
We are an innovative global healthcare company. Our teams across the world strive to transform the practice of medicine, turning the impossible into the possible for patients. We provide potentially life-changing treatments and the protection of life-saving vaccines and affordable access to our medicines in some of the world’s poorest countries. Read more
Urbantz is a SaaS enterprise-grade platform for sustainable last mile delivery management. Read more
SIMPLE TOOLS FOR GREAT DELIVERIES Organize your routes, monitor delivery operations and offer superior customer experience with Dropon’s Delivery Management Platform 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
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
Itinari is a travel-tech startup that offers a software platform for travelers looking for the spots and hidden gems. Read more
Nodalview combines smartphone technology, AI and cloud computing to produce high-quality visuals for real estate properties 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
Cubigo connects staff, residents and family members to digitize the common functions within senior living communities. 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
Pom offers e-invoicing and e-payment technology solutions to companies and organsations. Read more
Membership-based startup selling healthy products at wholesale price to members 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
Create your explainer videos, promo videos, video tutorials or training videos with Moovly’s online video editor and customizable templates. Read more
Sortlist reinvents the way businesses find marketing and communication agencies. 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
SupplyStack helps modern shippers and logistics service providers to improve their net margin with real-time transport mgmt. 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
Allows to give employees more ownership over their growth and career, which translates into better engagement, happiness, and retentio Read more
Keep up with your neighbourhood The social network for your neighbourhood. Used by more than 500.000 households. Read more
Auctelia allows companies and intermediaries to buy and sell industrial assets through an online auction process. Read more
Aerospace Laboratory is a company aiming at tackling some of the most challenging problems with a completely different paradigm. 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
The financial companion of today's self-employed worker 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
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
Track your equipment, anywhere anytime. Read more
MobieTrain is designed to meet the most ambitious learning needs of businesses today.  Read more
Online Advertising. Geotag Power. Proxistore is a digital advertising start-up, a market leader in local ''display'' advertising! Read more
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