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The Ecosystem of Brussels Startups

City Ranking
National Ranking
1st
0
in Belgium
Regional Ranking
12th
+
4
in Western Europe
Global Ranking
59th
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13
worldwide

top industries
Software and Data icon
Software and Data
#43 worldwide
Health icon
Health
#46 worldwide
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Marketing & Sales
#54 worldwide

notable startups
startup iconTwoo
startup iconItsme
startup iconCitizenLab

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ecosystem description

The Startup Ecosystem of Brussels is ranked at number 59 globally, and shows a positive momentum increasing 13 spots since 2021. Brussels also ranks at number 1 in Belgium, and 12 in Western Europe.

Brussels is an ideal place to locate for Software and Data, Health and Marketing & Sales startups. As the most popular industries in Brussels, there is a sample of 60 Software and Data startups in Brussels, 20 Health startups in Brussels, and 15 Marketing & Sales startups in Brussels, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 3 startups in Brussels, 4 accelerators in Brussels, 2 coworking spaces in Brussels, 1 organizations in Brussels and no leaders in Brussels.

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Twoo is the largest site to meet new people. Twoo is available in over 200 countries and in 38 languages. 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
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
MobileXpense is a professional company focussed on travel & expense management. 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
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
SEO audits that make your website super easy to find! We'll help you expand your reach, grow your audience and increase your rankings. Easy peasy. Read more
Proxyclick is a cloud based software solution to manage visitors of different organizations from invitation to checkout. Read more
Urbantz is a SaaS enterprise-grade platform for sustainable last mile delivery management. 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
Nodalview combines smartphone technology, AI and cloud computing to produce high-quality visuals for real estate properties Read more
BraceAbility is a leading online retailer of braces and supports such as knee braces, ankle braces, back braces, wrist braces, and wrist supports.  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
Membership-based startup selling healthy products at wholesale price to members 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
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 financial companion of today's self-employed worker 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
Online Advertising. Geotag Power. Proxistore is a digital advertising start-up, a market leader in local ''display'' advertising! Read more
Market Place promoting adventure trips & activities offered by certified mountain guides and leaders from all around the world. Read more
Qualifio is the leading interactive marketing & data collection SaaS platform. 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
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
All your small business management and financing solutions - in one app Read more
iBanFirst operates as a financial services platform for SMEs. Read more
Air Belgium is a bold and fresh face in the airline industry. Read more
CentralApp enables local businesses to get found online. Read more
Mozzeno.com is the belgian platform allowing investors to indirectly invest in the funding of consumer loans. 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
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
An end-to-end digital platform for the construction phase Read more
UNBLND is a social network that connects strangers and turns them into a group of friends. Based on your interests and hobbies, we get you in touch with like-minded people Read more
Self-Machine Learning Platform, PaaS, Monitoring true company behaviour in their digital ecosystem, AI, Green AI, Sustainability Read more
Sales Prospecting, Like a Boss. B2B Sales prospecting is boring. You'll love to do it with Prospect.io. Read more
Cohabs is a network of beautiful shared homes for nomads around the world. Read more
Skwarel is a collaborative application for helping accountants and their customers to share invoices, reporting and messages. Read more
Access open source manufacturing tools and machines, designed by Mekanika or by their community. Read more
Find friends, brands and celebrities to follow on Snapchat. Snapdex provides a searchable directory. Read more
Pootsy help local businesses in their digital transformation with a real-time and on-demand booking platform for professional home services. Read more
Utopix is a team determined to find the perfect photographer/videographer for you and will help carry out all your business projects. Read more
Masaya is a hospitality brand for social travelers, to help them immerge in local culture Read more
Opinum has created and ensures the continuous development of the "Opinum Data Hub" platform, designed for energy and environmental actors. Read more
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Top Cities for Startups in Belgium Ranked by StartupBlink

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10.534
1.51
5.77
3.26
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5.160
0.56
1.89
2.72
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255th
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18
2.902
0.35
0.33
2.22
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327th
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16
1.678
0.15
0.25
1.28
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384th
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1.302
0.03
0.27
1.00
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406th
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16
1.159
0.09
0.18
0.89
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553rd
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0.587
0.03
0.11
0.45
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257
0.517
0.04
0.08
0.40
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598th
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55
0.507
0.05
0.07
0.39
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72
0.296
0.03
0.04
0.23
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