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Luxembourg has several startups and business incubators that help companies by providing services including office space, management training and co-working spaces. The Europe4Startups project among others motivate businesses in the nascent stages. Even the Ministry of the Economy and Foreign Trade provides financial aid to motivate young businesses and entrepreneurs. The ultimate aim of all these is to ensure that the startups in the country not only survive but also flourish.
The country is a cross-section of great and innovative ideas resulting in dynamism, reliability and openness. Eventually, the startups in the country attract funding from both local and global investors. And, they end up using the same for their development and to expand their team. If you are looking for a job in Luxembourg, then here we curate a list of fast-hiring Luxembourg startups as sourced from Dealroom.
Founders: Pierre Gerard, Laurent Kratz, Ludovic Compère
Valuation: $2 million – $3 million
Founded Year: 2015
Why its hot: Bitcoin compliance solutions provider Scorechain aims at providing big data and business intelligence for blockchain technologies. The company provides customers with a risk analysis for transactions. Back in 2016, Scorechain launched a new version of its bitcoin analysis platform called Scorechain Index with a new logo, interface and design. It offers activity reports and necessary tools to regulate Bitcoin movements.
Founders: Francois Gaspard, Genna Elvin
Valuation: €800k – €1 million
Founded Year: 2011
Why its hot: TaDaweb, also known as ‘mini Google’ of Luxembourg is a small data company which specialises in human intelligence, providing customers with access to precise and constantly changing online information. The company aims to shape the way humans interact with the internet. It has developers from across the world and lets even non-technical users generate data views and reports in an automated way.
Founders: Eugene Mizin, Polina Montano
Funding: €73.7 million
Valuation: $64 million – $96 million
Founded Year: 2015
Why its hot: JobToday is an employment agency, which operates via an app. It matches job seekers and employers with criteria including location and others via its mobile interface. This app will help in finding part-time and full-time employment 24/7. The company works towards removing barriers, creating opportunities and establishing connections.
Founders: Christophe Folschette, Thibaut Britz
Funding: €8.6 million
Valuation: €20 million – €30 million
Founded Year: 2009
Why its hot: Talkwalker is an international social media monitoring and analytics company which is involved in empowering more than 1,000 brands and agencies to create an impact in their communication efforts. It is a social media analytics platform, which monitors and analyses online conversations on news websites, social networks, blogs and forums in numerous languages.
Founders: Alain Fontaine, Marc Molitor, Patrick Kersten
Funding: €12.5 million
Valuation: €32 million – €48 million
Founded Year: 2013
Why its hot: Doctena is an online medical booking startup, which lets healthcare providers connect their agendas. The platform lets patients use this platform to book and manage their appointments on their own. And, it helps doctors reduce no-shows by 70% as they take agendas online. Also, it ensures increased patient loyalty.
Founders: Emmanuel Vivier, Thierry Daher
Funding: €4.6 million
Valuation: $20 million – $30 million
Founded Year: 2001
Why its hot: Vanksen is a social media marketing and advertising agency providing services for advertisers that believes in leveraging new opportunities created by digital innovations. It provides statistics and uses analysis to guide recommendations. The digital native agency has a team of digital experts, strategists and designers with the passion of creating digital strategies and transforming the same into result-driven and creative user experiences.
Founders: Antoine Larmanjat
Founded Year: 2014
Why its hot: Payconiq is an electronic payment startup that eliminates the use of dated payment methods such as cash, credit cards and card readers. It innovates, simplifies and delivers solutions that let users pay directly from their smartphone at any time and anywhere. It claims to have transformed the payment industry in Europe with its payment app facilitating in-store, online and peer-to-peer payments easily and quickly.
Founders: Nicolas Gauthier, Sébastien Berthelot
Founded Year: 2017
Why its hot: Moovee is a multi-model startup leader in the shared mobility industry for businesses and communities. The company offers all kinds of services related to leasing, bike sharing, car sharing, parking management, carpooling and more. Back in December 2018, the company launched Moovee Clean, its new eco-friendly car cleaning service offering digital-first car cleaning for corporate employees.
Founders: Cedric Alfonsi, Kevin Muller, Remy Bertot
Valuation: €2 million – €3 million
Founded Year: 2016
Why its hot: This young startup focusses on password protection and management. It is an open-source PGP (Pretty Good Privacy)-based password manager, which lets enterprises secure data sharing among employees. The platform validates users and verifies the secret server side. Passbolt is in plans to launch Passbolt Cloud, a SaaS facilitating users having limited infrastructure with password management in 2019.
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