At Innovate Slovakia we aim to showcase successful and promising Slovak tech startups.
We curated a list of top Slovak startups to watch in 2023 based on traction, investment raised, and potential on the market. To inspire new entrepreneurs we also put together a list of “success stories” – these are Slovak tech companies that grown into mature companies with significant sales and employment or have been acquired.
Our ambition is not to provide an objective list of companies but to showcase a selection of startups tech companies to illustrate the growth of the Slovak startup ecosystem. If you think there is someone missing, do let us know!
Startups to watch
Luigi’s Box provides intuitive site-search and product discovery tools for online businesses.
The Slovak company nettle.ai focuses on solutions in the field of conversational technologies using artificial intelligence.
A deep-tech company tackling challenging problems of modern medicine using artificial intelligence and machine learning.
A smart enterprise-grade waste management solutions for cities and businesses to cost-efficiently manage the waste lifecycle and improve the environment and well-being of people.
3IPK delivers blockchain-based solutions allowing for efficient management of deep and wide supply chains, engineering and manufacturing processes as well as quality control.
Fuergy provides proprietary, highly-scalable energy storage solution and AI-powered software platform for smart eneregy management systems.
GOSPACE develops smart sensors & intelligent hardware solutions designed to withstand conditions in extreme environment.
DNA ERA provides DNA tests & analytics to help people with understanding their genetic predispositions and to live better and healthier lives.
Cloud-based software for collaboration between municipalities, operators, and manufacturers that eases the adoption of e-buses.
Readmio creates stories for kids with sounds activated by voice to foster their development.
Yourlox provides a platform (Hardware & Software) to easily rent equipment for sports and leisure activities in public areas.
Deeptech startup with focus on optimising construction industry via automatization of design processes.
Scase is a diagnostic solution that consists of a portable, point-of-care, medical device combining smart sensors with a digital patient database including reminders, tailor-made questionnaires, measurement, and drug-taking plans.
Building a comprehensive and yet intuitive platform that enables coin screening and analysis using traditional technical analysis as well as alternative on-chain data, and trade execution across exchanges.
Glycanostics is an innovative start-up company established in 2017 to bring its revolutionary cancer diagnostics products to the US and EU markets.
An innovative biotech company created to bring revolutionary technologies to the market of personalized molecular diagnostics.
A Process Mining solution, which helps businesses transform the way they analyze, monitor, and optimize their processes.
An innovative global provider of mobile software solutions for sales organizations covering Presales, Merchandising, and Direct Store Delivery (DSD). In 2013 AFS Technologies Inc., completed the acquisition of the company.
Blue Vision Lab
Blue Vision Labs is a technology-focused company creating next-generation machine perception technology. In 2018 the company was acquired by Lyft.
Zoznam is a web portal and search engine, running different web services and associated brands as well. The company had a successful exit in 2005 when Slovak Telekom acquired it.
Orderlord is a solution for food delivery management. It helps restaurant owners and managers get full control over incoming orders, create deliveries, and dispatch drivers, as well as keep track of each order. REEF Technology acquired the company in 2020.
Piano enables the world’s largest media companies and brands to accelerate their subscription, advertising, analytics, and personalization initiatives to engage, monetize and measure content experiences. The company merged with US-based company Tinypass in 2015.
Profesia is an IT company owning job portals that help thousands of companies to find the right employees. The company was acquired in 2005 by.
An independent EU-based provider of trusted biometric solutions for governments and enterprises.
IT security industry pioneer and maker of the award-winning NOD32® proactive technology. The company has over 100 million computer users in more than 18- countries.
A leading provider of enterprise mobility solutions for Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Salesforce.
The biggest provider of web hosting services and registrar of domains in Slovakia, currently managing over 160 000 domains for 120 000 customers. Loopia Group acquired WebSupport in 2019.
A Slovak IT company providing professional navigation solutions for business and developing the world’s most installed offline navigation for iOS and Android.
An independent game developer and publishing company bringing online entertainment to over 100 million players around the world.
One of the fastest-growing fitness brands in Europe and the biggest B2C eCommerce in CEE. The company is a manufacturer of more than 700 products of sports nutrition and functional food with 6 own brands.
A company providing marketing automation services, offering end-to-end customer data platform combining data analytics with omnichannel campaign execution. Bloomreach acquired Exponea in 2021.