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German startup stock list (incl. Ex-Startups)

For everybody interested in the longterm performance of German startups and for persons considering investments in later stage startups that are stock market listed the following list should provide you with an overview about the market. Let me know if you have any feedback or comments. You might also find the article about German unicorn startups interesting.

The following 42 (Ex-) Startups from Germany, Austria and Switzerland are stock market listed. Check their performance since IPO:
About You, Auto1, BioNTech, BIKE24, Cleen Energy, Cliq Digital, compleo charging solutions, creditshelf, cyan, Delivery Hero, Elumeo, enapter, Exasol, fashionette, Global Fashion Group, Hellofresh, Holidaycheck Group, home24, HomeToGo, Hypoport, Jumia Technologies, Lilium, LINUS DIGITAL FINANCE, LION E-Mobility, Mister Spex, myhammer, Mynaric, Nagarro, New Work, NFON, PANTAFLIX AG, Rebelle, Scout24, Social Chain, SONO GROUP NV, TeamViewer, Tonies, Trivago (large shareholder Expedia), Veganz, Westwing,, Zalando, Zooplus.

About You, Hamburg

Auto1, Berlin (Munich)

BioNTech, Mainz
BIKE24, Dresden DE000A3CQ7F4

Cleen Energy, Haag/AT AT0000A1PY49

Cliq Digital, Düsseldorf

compleo charging solutions, Dortmund
creditshelf, Frankfurt am Main
cyan, Munich
Delivery Hero, Berlin
Elumeo, Berlin
Enapter, Heidelberg/Pisa/Berlin/Saerbeck
Exasol, Nuremberg
fashionette, Düsseldorf
Global Fashion Group, Luxembourg/Singapore/London/Berlin
Hellofresh, Berlin
Holidaycheck Group, Munich
home24, Berlin
HomeToGo, Berlin (previously Lakestar SPAC I) LU2290523658

Hypoport, Lübeck/Berlin

Jumia Technologies, Nigeria/Berlin
Lilium, Weßling/Munich NL0015000F41


LION E-Mobility, Garching/Munich

Mister Spex, Berlin
myhammer, Berlin
Mynaric, Munich
Nagarro, Munich
New Work, Hamburg
NFON, Munich
Rebelle AB, Hamburg, SE0016829899
Scout24, Munich
Social Chain, Berlin
SONO GROUP NV, Munich NL0015000N74

TeamViewer, Göppingen

Tonies, Düsseldorf LU2333563281

Trivago, Düsseldorf

Veganz, Berlin DE000A3E5ED2

Westwing, Munich, Munich
Zalando, Berlin
Zooplus, Munich

SPACS: Tio Tech A (KYG8T10C1228), Obotech Acquisition (LU2334363566), GFJ ESG Acquisition I SE (LU2358378979)

Failed companies: Vapiano, Wirecard
Companies with a delisting: Rocket Internet
Acquired companies: RIB Software, Fyber, Lotto24
Stocklisted startup investors: finlab AG, German Startups Group (seems not to be actively investing anymore)
Other companies that were not included: Shop Apotheke (NL), flatexDEGIRO (founded 1999), SUSE (founded 1992), Voxeljet (1999), XB Systems (small valuation), startup300 (small valuation), CLOCKCHAIN AG (small valuation), VST Building Technologies (small valuation), mybucks (small valuation), Serviceware (founded 1998), beaconsmind(small valuation).

Latest IPOs in Germany: Deutsche Börse IPO List
Latest IPOs in Switzerland: SIX Group IPO List
Latest IPOs in Austria: Wiener Börse IPO List

This list is not complete, can include mistakes, expresses my personal opinion and is not regularly updated. This list considers startups with IPO after 2011 and company foundation after 2005. Do not consider this overview as an investment recommendation, it’s not. Please reach out if you know a missing (Ex-) Startup.


Author: Christoph Baier

Christoph Baier matches Startups & innovative Companies for Cooperation & Open Innovation. He is Managing Director of Ambivation and Co-Founder of founderio. His focus is on (Industrial) Internet of Things, PropTech, CleanTech and Energy Startups and shares insights into the cooperation of startups and companies as a speaker or interview partner. Prior to that he studied Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship at TU Berlin, wrote his master thesis about the learning capability of B2B startups and the cooperation with external partners. During his studies he cofounded START Berlin and is now an alumni.

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