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Start-up Scale-up bevopr 2021

The most exciting starts-ups & scale-ups of the moment

By Sara Tircher on September, 7 2021

With hundreds of new startups launching every day, you may be wondering "which ones are the best?". Well, we've decided to save you the trouble. Here’s a list of the most promising start-ups and scale-ups of the moment and our personal selection!


Guardsquare's products are used worldwide and set a benchmark in mobile application protection! Their products are employed in various areas from financial services, e-commerce and the public sector to telecommunications, gaming and media. Guardsquare is based in Leuven and San Francisco. Following its impressive growth (+4713%), keep a close eye on this company!


ListMinut is a Brussels start-up which connects daily service providers with private individuals. Having raised €850,000 in 2017, the young company has almost 200,000 users and a satisfaction rate of 98%! 

Watch the video with the CEO and Founder of ListMinut Jonathan Schockaert to find out more about this promising company:


Lemon Companies

Lemon Companies specialises in the creation and construction of software and applications (web) and is an excellent example of a successful transition from start-up to scale-up. The company won the title of "Most Promising Start-up" in 2017 and was nominated for "Scale-up of the Year” in 2018.

Watch the video of Lemon Companies to find out more about this promising company:



Qualifio is an interactive marketing and data collection platform. After raising €3 million, the scale-up is accelerating its expansion in the European market. At the 2019 Big Squeeze Awards, Qualifio was nominated as Scale-up of the Year!

Qualifio team



The story of Showpad started in 2011 in Ghent. After more than doubling revenue every year for the past four years, Showpad has raised more than $120 million in funding to propel its explosive growth and to extend its position as an industry leader. Today, Showpad has more than 350 employees in headquarters in Ghent and Chicago and offices in London, Munich, San Francisco, Portland, and Wroclaw. 


Collibra is the first unicorn of Belgium! Indeed, after raising $100 million in capital, Collibra has surpassed $1 billion in value added. Collibra owes this strong growth to its positioning at the heart of today's major IT trends. It was one of the first software publishers to approach the subject of data governance from an operational angle, with the aim of bringing together data, IT and business managers on a single platform.

On top of that, here are our personal favorites that we think could be the next hit 🎉


Working from the inside of the cinema industry since 20 years, they have developed a modern digital platform that combines the necessary functionality with real-time market data. Moonday allows film professionals to better manage their everyday business of trading movies thanks to an all-in-one commercial management platform. Thanks to this CRM tool, industry players no longer waste time collecting information, whether it is for the production of a film or its marketing.

Lab Box

The number one car importer D'Ieteren has developed a laboratory that creates new mobility services. Launched three years ago, Lab Box is moving fast, multiplying initiatives. Lab Box is the mother of various projects that are for some a mondial success like Poppy, CarASAP, ZipCar, MyMove, Skipr, and many more.


Optimy was born in 2011 as a result of this idea: to streamline the philanthropic activities of foundations. Today, Optimy has more than 240 client organizations from Australia to North America, Japan, South Africa and Brazil, with the highest density in Europe. 


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