These are the top SaaS companies in Germany. In todays day and age its possible to launch a company from anywhere. We wanted to show some love for Germany by featuring these 200 companies with combined revenues of $2.7B.
Together, Germany SaaS companies employ over 19K employees, have raised $74.7M capital, and serve over 4M customers around the world.
Delivery Service Software
Transform how people order food
Quadient helps companies deliver meaningful interactions with current and future customers.
Process Automation Software
Celonis provides enterprise-ready process mining and automated business process discovery solutions for analyzing and visualizing business processes worldwide. Its solutions analyze procurement, human resource, information technology service management, lo
Adjust is a company focused on mobile measurement and fraud prevention. The globally operating company provides high-quality analytics, measurement, and fraud prevention solutions for mobile app marketers worldwide, enabling them to make smarter, faster ma
Application Development Software
Kolibri Games – A mobile games studio aspiring to be the most player-oriented games company in the world.
Hexonia GmbH is a textiles company based out of 4 Heinrich-Haanen-Straße, Nettetal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Personio is developing an HR management and recruiting platform for SMEs and startups.
Financial Services Software
Mambu is a SaaS banking engine powering innovative lending and deposits. It is the lean alternative to cumbersome core banking systems, a cloud-native solution driving open API-enabled architectures. Mambu helps clients to successfully start up new busine
Health Alliance provides health insurance services.
ChartMogul is an analytics platform to simplify your subscription business.
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83 of the fastest growing companies that also have the most revenue have a clear expansion revenue strategy. On average, sales reps are selling plans where starting contract value is $4,606.
Those same companies employ 1,678 sales reps that carry a quota. The most common compensation plan used by these companies is a 1:5 ratio of sales rep on target earnings (OTE) to quota. Meaning if a rep can earn $200k in base and commissions, quota target for that year is set at 5x, or $1m in new ARR closed.
If you’re going to build a high growth SaaS company, you need to figure out how to scale with quota carrying sales reps.
We can measure this a variety of ways. Which company has the most revenue per employee? What about dollars in revenue compared to dollars raised? What about time, which founder went from $0 to $10m the fastest?
Looking deeper at dollars in revenue compared to dollars raised, bootstrappers take the cake because they self fund (denominator zero). When we look at companies that have raised at least $1m, Actito is the clear winner generating $21m in revenue, growing 100% yoy, on just 1m raised ($.05 dollars raised for every $1 of revenue).
Omnisend comes in a close second with $.08 dollars raised for every dollar of revenue. Doing $19m as of December 2020. Proposify gets honorable mention with $0.46 dollars raised (3.25m) for every dollar of revenue ($7m).
The worst performers here are companies like YayPay with $3.68 dollars raised ($14m) per dollar of revenue ($3.8m). Many of the worst performers just did a round of funding and haven’t had a chance to deploy to drive growth yet. That makes this data less valuable but still illustrative.