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Brussels Startup Ecosystem Overview

City Ranking
National Ranking
1st
0
in Belgium
Regional Ranking
16th
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3
in Western Europe
Global Ranking
72nd
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8
worldwide

top industries
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Social & Leisure
#43 worldwide
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Marketing & Sales
#61 worldwide
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Software and Data
#61 worldwide

notable startups
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ecosystem description

The Startup Ecosystem of Brussels is ranked at number 72 globally, and shows a negative momentum decreasing -8 spots since 2020. Brussels also ranks at number 1 in Belgium, and 16 in Western Europe.

Brussels is an ideal place to locate for Social & Leisure, Marketing & Sales and Software and Data startups. As the most popular industries in Brussels, there is a sample of 46 Social & Leisure startups in Brussels, 18 Marketing & Sales startups in Brussels, and 14 Software and Data startups in Brussels, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 8 startups in Brussels, 4 accelerators in Brussels, 2 coworking spaces in Brussels, 2 organizations in Brussels and no leaders in Brussels.

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Wooclap is an interactive platform to make courses more dynamic and to measure students' understanding through the use of smartphones. 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
ListMinut is an online platform that enables individuals to get their daily tasks done by service providers in their local community. 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
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
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
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
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
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
Proxyclick is a cloud based software solution to manage visitors of different organizations from invitation to checkout. 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
Aerospace Laboratory is a company aiming at tackling some of the most challenging problems with a completely different paradigm. Read more
Skipr is a mobility SaaS solution for professionals. Read more
Organizations are involved in ever tighter multi-enterprise ecosystems. As these companies move their applications to the cloud they’re finding a common roadblock – seamless integration. Babelway is an iPaaS (integration Platform as a Service) that allows companies to easily integrate disparate information sources and software applications, both within the enterprise and across business partners. It enables them to conveniently manage all integration interfaces from one web-based application.  Read more
CentralApp enables local businesses to get found online. 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
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
Koalect is an online platform that enables users to create and manage crowdfunding projects. 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
Drawbotics is the marketplace for all marketing and communication needs in real estate Read more
Medispring helps doctors deliver great care. Beyond its medical software, Medispring is a cooperative of doctors working for doctors Read more
The financial companion of today's self-employed worker Read more
Spacehuntr empowers businesses to discover, compare, and book carefully selected and unique spaces. Read more
Cohabs is a network of beautiful shared homes for nomads around the world. Read more
LindaCare started off with the concrete frustrations of a nurse called Linda. Read more
With one click, send photos and messages on a family newspaper that your senior will receive every month. Read more
Playtreks, AI Driven marketing intelligence platform for the music industry Read more
Edebex is an online customer invoices marketplace that allow businesses to sell their invoices to investors and get instant cash. Read more
Find friends, brands and celebrities to follow on Snapchat. Snapdex provides a searchable directory. Read more
The insurance partner for every digital business Read more
PiggyBee connects people who want to get or ship something with travelers. Read more
Discover historical places and events around the world Read more
Skilto is the skilled people marketplace. It allows professional and private people to publish a full profile and find local customers online. Read more
BIGH is Europe's largest aquaponic rooftop farm producing fruits, vegetables, fish & herbs in the middle of Brussels! Read more
Digital Health Outcomes is a consulting firm that develops interactive mathematical models and digital solutions for market access. Read more
SaaS, Business Relationship Management Software (BRM) for professionals managing indirect sales channels (eg agents, partners, resellers) Read more
Inseetu is a real-time prototyping tool for user experience. Read more
Skwarel is a collaborative application for helping accountants and their customers to share invoices, reporting and messages. Read more
Compliment is a healthcare technology company dedicated to simplifying consumer health, starting with a fully personalized vitamin pack. Read more
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