At Innovate Slovakia we aim to showcase successful and promising Slovak tech startups.
We curated a list of top Slovak startups to watch in 2021 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
Facilitator of the deployment of electric vehicles into delivery and logistic fleets in a smooth cost effective, and risk-free manner.
A deep-tech company tackling challenging problems of modern medicine using artificial intelligence and machine learning.
Around provides an AI-based camera framing designed for high-impact video calls. It helps users take video meetings less intrusive and less clunky. Around gives users a clear view of their teammates while making space for work.
Surglogs streamlines and automates the administration of logbooks, medications, supplies, in-services, and drills in healthcare facilities.
A solution for a local, independent source of electricity, heating, clean water and food production in the unstable world.
A Process Mining solution, which helps businesses transform the way they analyze, monitor, and optimize their processes.
An innovative biotech company created to bring revolutionary technologies to the market of personalized molecular diagnostics.
An online store selling more than 80 world-known brands of sunglasses, prescription glasses, and snow goggles operating in 12 countries across Europe.
A smart enterprise-grade waste management solution for cities and businesses to cost-efficiently manage the waste lifecycle and improve the environment and well-being of people.
An R&D and battery production company with the long-term objective of serving the European market with new energy solutions.
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.
E-commerce business delivering unique clothing connected with nature for men, women, and children. The company has already expanded into 20 European countries.
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.