Top SaaS Companies in Germany

List of the largest SaaS companies in Germany (Click to apply)

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 1,186 companies with combined revenues of $14.3B.

Together, Germany SaaS companies employ over 64K employees, have raised $76.1M capital, and serve over 874M customers around the world.

$0 - $1M ARR
  1. Sentian.AI $990.0K
  2. Todaytickets $981.6K
  3. Seatti $980.0K
$1M - $5M ARR
  1. awamo $4.9M
  2. cargo.one $4.8M
$5M - $10M ARR
  1. Coremedia $10.0M
  2. Cognigy $9.5M
  3. Kontist $9.4M
$10M+ ARR
  1. Bechtle $7.0B
  2. Quadient $1.0B
  3. Deliveryhero $876.0M
  4. TeamViewer $478.3M
  5. ESG $404.7M
  1. 01
    Bechtle

    Bechtle

    Information Technology & Services

    Bechtle is a Germany-based provider of information technology (IT) systems and technology. The company operates through two segments: IT System House and Managed Services, and IT E-Commerce. The IT System House and Managed Services segment comprises the sa

    $7B

    70K

    4K

    1983

    Germany

  2. 02
    Quadient

    Quadient

    Quadient helps companies deliver meaningful interactions with current and future customers.

    $1B

    3K

    2017

    Germany

  3. 03
    Deliveryhero

    Deliveryhero

    Delivery Service Software

    Transform how people order food

    $876M

    $1B

    4M

    3K

    2011

    Germany

  4. 04
    TeamViewer

    TeamViewer

    Collaboration & Productivity Software

    TeamViewer AG is a global remote connectivity platform. It empowers users to connect anyone, anything, anywhere, anytime. The TeamViewer offers secure remote access, support, control and collaboration capabilities for online endpoints of any kind and suppo

    $478M

    200M

    1K

    2005

    Germany

  5. 05
    ESG

    ESG

    Analytics Software

    ESG Elektroniksystem- und Logistik is a provider of information technology services. The company develops, integrates and operates electronic and information technology systems for the military, public authorities and companies in the automobile, aerospace

    $405M

    568

    1967

    Germany

  6. 06
    Celonis

    Celonis

    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

    $365M

    $1B

    500

    1K

    2011

    Germany

  7. 07
    Art of Defence

    Art of Defence

    SaaS Software

    Art of Defence provides comprehensive application security technology such as the distributed web application firewall (dWAF) hyperguard.

    $330M

    $3M

    500K

    5K

    2005

    Germany

  8. 08
    InVision

    InVision

    Information Technology Software

    InVision Software AG is a Germany-based company. The company develops and markets products and services for optimizing workforce management, increasing productivity, improving the quality of work and reducing costs. It provides InVision workforce managemen

    $159M

    3M

    184

    1995

    Germany

  9. 09
    Adjust

    Adjust

    Marketing Software

    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

    $111M

    $257M

    40K

    528

    2012

    Germany

  10. 10
    EBSCO

    EBSCO

    Content Creators Software

    EBSCO is an IT firm that provides SaaS, database, and scientific content for institutions and libraries.

    $100M

    11K

    1K

    1999

    Germany

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What are the fastest growing companies doing?

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.

Which CEO’s are the most efficient capital allocators?

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.