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101 Top Media and Entertainment Startups and Companies in Germany

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This article showcases our top picks for the best Germany based Media and Entertainment companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Media and Entertainment industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Germany Media and Entertainment Startups

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Bauer Media

Bauer Media

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Bauer Media is a publisher of a variety of media, with a focus on magazines.

Heliad Equity Partners

Heliad Equity Partners

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Heliad Equity Partners (ISIN: DE000A0L1NN5) is a growth equity company investing across verticals and regions pre-, at-, and post-IPO.

Heliad Equity Partners

mycrocast

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mycrocast is an open, free platform that allows anyone to create or consume audio content on their smartphone

Heliad Equity Partners

Colossyan

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Colossyan develops synthetic media generation technology to maximize conversions by personalizing and giving a face to your communication.

Heliad Equity Partners

SonoBeacon

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SonoBeacon is develops ultrasound based software solutions that helps to operate mobile devices with the help of sound.

Heliad Equity Partners

Alugha

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We speak Earthish – alugha is the solution for multilingual online videos, cloud dubbing, transcribing and subtitling.

Heliad Equity Partners

GameBuddy

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The place to play games in the most entertaining way

Heliad Equity Partners

Mediakraft Networks

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Mediakraft Networks is an online TV channel groups in Europe and operates online video networks on various platforms.

Heliad Equity Partners

moviepilot.de

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Moviepilot is an entertainment website that provides movie recommendations.

Heliad Equity Partners

TVSmiles

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TVSmiles is a quiz app that rewards users with so-called smiles for interacting with various TV and digital advertising formats.

Heliad Equity Partners

Bertelsmann

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Bertelsmann is a transnational media corporation that operates in about 50 countries around the world.

Heliad Equity Partners

MateCrate GmbH

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Making eSports accessible for everyone.

Heliad Equity Partners

ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE

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ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE is a mass media company operating television, radio stations and print businesses.

Heliad Equity Partners

Twidie

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Twidie brings the concept of e-commerce to the media and entertainment industry.

Heliad Equity Partners

Holocafé

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The location-based VR entertainment franchise

Heliad Equity Partners

tape.tv

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Tape.tv enables users to watch individualized music television on demand and to tune into a program that addresses various music tastes.

Heliad Equity Partners

CTS Eventim

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CTS Eventim operates in the leisure events market worldwide.

Heliad Equity Partners

Joyn GmbH

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Joyn is a European streaming platform with over 60 live TV channels, exclusive previews, originals productions, premium shows and movies.

Heliad Equity Partners

MediaMetrics

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MediaMetrics is a provider of an intelligent media monitoring solution.

Heliad Equity Partners

Sky Deutschland

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Sky Deutschland AG is the pay-TV company in Germany and Austria.

Heliad Equity Partners

Fanzone Media

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Fanzone Media is a fan engagement platform with digital trading cards.

Heliad Equity Partners

ADDACT

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ADDACT is a developer of technology that helps fans influence their favorite artist’s tour schedule.

Heliad Equity Partners

HOLOGATE

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HOLOGATE is the market leading virtual reality and immersive media company offering solutions for entertainment and enterprise use.

Heliad Equity Partners

24-7 Entertainment GmbH

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24-7 Entertainment is the only digital music service provider.

Heliad Equity Partners

Cineplex

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Cineplex is a medium-sized cinema companies.

Heliad Equity Partners

Rp Digital GmbH

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Rp Digital GmbH Solutions is your experienced full service agency in Dusseldorf.

Heliad Equity Partners

alluc

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Alluc.org is a user-generated link-sharing-website that catalogues links to TV shows, movies, music videos, sport, anime and cartoons.

Heliad Equity Partners

Unicepta

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Unicepta is a provider of media monitoring, media analysis, research services and communications consulting services.

Heliad Equity Partners

The Story Market

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Marketplace, Media, News, Data, AI

Heliad Equity Partners

Teufel Audio

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Teufel Audio is a direct seller of loudspeaker systems.

Heliad Equity Partners

DuMont Schauberg

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MDS is one of the large, traditional media companies in Germany.

Heliad Equity Partners

BLACK ONE ENTERTAINMENT GROUP GmbH

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The ultimate ecosystem for top talent in music

Heliad Equity Partners

Messe Frankfurt

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Messe Frankfurt GmbH is a mobile app developer company which has developed apps like Ambiente Navigato

Heliad Equity Partners

wewave

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Online platform for video shoutouts and other services from your favorite celebrities.

Heliad Equity Partners

Esports Business Solution

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Esports Business Solutions is an esports media and technology startup based in Berlin, Germany.

Heliad Equity Partners

B2B Media Group

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B2B Media Group is one of the largest B2B media networks in Europe.

Heliad Equity Partners

Vogel Communications Group

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Vogel Communications Group specializes in individual and contemporary communication solutions.

Heliad Equity Partners

Forum Media Group

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Forum Media Group is an international media company.

Heliad Equity Partners

Ippen Media

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Ippen Media is a multi-layered media company with a clear vision: growth for journalism with a promising future.

Heliad Equity Partners

Nagual Sounds

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Nagual Sounds is an entertainment company based out of Chausseestraße 56, Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

Heliad Equity Partners

Jung von Matt

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Jung von Matt is an advertising agency that offers marketing communication services.

Heliad Equity Partners

Red Arrow Entertainment Group

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Red Arrow Entertainment Group is comprised of 19 production companies across 7 countries, alon.

Heliad Equity Partners

Intermedia Venture

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Intermedia is active in the areas of Recruiting, SaaS, LegalTech, B2B Media, and Specialized Trade

Heliad Equity Partners

Songfor

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SongFor, based in Germany, enables users to personalize their music playlists by relating songs with their emotions and experiences.

Heliad Equity Partners

GameStop Zing

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GameStop Zing is an online shop for an entertaining video game.

Heliad Equity Partners

Qverse

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Qverse specializes in digital media advertising, DSP, adnetwork, internal media buyers, and advertising agency sales.

Heliad Equity Partners

Earlygame.com

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EarlyGame is a community and brand for the mainstream enthusiast of esports, entertainment, and pop culture.

Heliad Equity Partners

sevenload

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Sevenload is a global social media platform that provides photos, videos, interactive show formats, and user generated content.

Heliad Equity Partners

Burda International

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Hubert Burda Media is a media company, operating on a global level with numerous subsidiaries and international brands.

Heliad Equity Partners

Ströer Digital Media GmbH

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Ströer Digital Media GmbH offers digital out-of-home advertising media solutions in Germany.

Heliad Equity Partners

K Produktions

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K Produktions is a multimedia multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Berlin, Germany.

Heliad Equity Partners

Cadooz

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Cadooz provides vouchers, rewards, experiences, and incentives in Germany.

Heliad Equity Partners

Instruments of Things

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We turn people into music.

Heliad Equity Partners

Omnicom Media Group Germany GmbH

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Omnicom Media Group Germany GmbH offers media planning and communication services.

Heliad Equity Partners

HSE24

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HSE24 is a home shopping media company.

Heliad Equity Partners

Performance Interactive Alliance

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Performance Interactive Alliance (PIA) provides data driven marketing solutions.

Heliad Equity Partners

Mackevision Medien Design

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Mackevision Medien Design provides data-based 3D visualization, animation and visual effects.

Heliad Equity Partners

ANNOVA Systems

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ANNOVA Systems is an Advanced News Management for Newsrooms and Broadcast by Annova Systems GmbH, Germany.

Heliad Equity Partners

Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland

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Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland is a provider of video content.

Heliad Equity Partners

Stroer Media Brands

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Stroer Media Brands is a digital media company that creates and distribute premium content to influencers and digital natives.

Heliad Equity Partners

Deutsche Presse-Agentur gmbh

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Deutsche Presse-Agentur is a world’s leading independent news agencies.

Heliad Equity Partners

Nintendo of Europe GmbH

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Nintendo is an international leader in the video game industry that develops, produces and markets both software and hardware.

Heliad Equity Partners

SPOX

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SPOX is a sports portal that presents news, match reports, interviews, analysis, background and video highlights from the world of sport.

Heliad Equity Partners

Textbroker

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Textbroker is the online marketplace for custom-made, unique written content.

Heliad Equity Partners

Wort & Bild Verlag

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The basis of the publishing success and is a future-oriented, dynamic company management.

Heliad Equity Partners

Guerilla Mobile Berlin GmbH

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Guerilla Mobile Berlin offers content marketing services, games, app, graphics, videos, and various products worldwide for mobile devices.

Heliad Equity Partners

Mynd

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Mynd is a video production company that creates explanatory videos, product videos, commercials, and e-learning videos to help companies.

Heliad Equity Partners

Münchner Merkur

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Münchner Merkur is a newspaper company that publishes news on sports, events, politics and business via digital and print.

Heliad Equity Partners

Media Partisans

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Media Partisans is one of the fastest growing media companies in the world.

Heliad Equity Partners

ZDF Enterprises GmbH

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ZDF Enterprises GmbH engages in the development, production, and distribution of original programming worldwide.

Heliad Equity Partners

MusikGuru

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MusikGuru is a great way to understand the song’s background – providing lyrics, translations and videos.

Heliad Equity Partners

WESER KURIER

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WESER-KURIER is a Bremen media company.

Heliad Equity Partners

Unikat Media

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Unikat Media is a game software development company.

Heliad Equity Partners

Klambt

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Klambt is an entertainment company.

Heliad Equity Partners

Red Arrow Studios

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Red Arrow Studios is a broadcast media that produces and distributes entertainment content and digital network.

Heliad Equity Partners

Passauer Neue Presse

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Passauer Neue Presse is a newspaper company that reports local news from the Passau region of Bavaria as well as international news.

Heliad Equity Partners

idea ev

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idea ev is ​​the independent Evangelical News Agency.

Heliad Equity Partners

crossvertise

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Crossvertise provides a cross-media booking platform for agencies and advertisers to gain information about the advertising industry.

Heliad Equity Partners

Voipfuture

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Voipfuture develops technology for monitoring and analyzing media quality in IP networks.

Heliad Equity Partners

Goodlive

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Goodlive is an event planning and management company that specializes in live entertainment and events such as music concerts and festivals.

Heliad Equity Partners

TechAcute

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Digital Media and News Publisher

Heliad Equity Partners

LN-Online

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LN-Online is a news portal that uploads prevailing information, videos, photographs related to public issues and society.

Heliad Equity Partners

MZ

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MZ is a media company that publishes news and information related to events, economy, culture, and sports online as well as in printed form.

Heliad Equity Partners

Volucap

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Volucap is a commercial studio for volumetric recordings.

Heliad Equity Partners

DCM Film Distribution GmbH

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DCM Film Distribution creates the connection between film and the internet wherever and whenever there is the potential for synergy.

Heliad Equity Partners

MEDIA GROUP ONE

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MEDIA GROUP ONE is the media sales house for premium publishers and aggregated quality video short-form content.

Heliad Equity Partners

Avedo GmbH

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Avedo GmbH is one of the major German dialogue marketing specialists.

Heliad Equity Partners

The Sportsman Media

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Sportsman is one of the leading sports media rights, marketing and platform companies in Europe.

Heliad Equity Partners

Sundog Media Toolkit

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Sundog Media Toolkit is automated SaaS solution for mastering and versioning TV and movies at speed and scale.

Heliad Equity Partners

Kinopolis Management Multiplex

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Kinopolis Management Multiplex is a traditional German cinema companies in Darmstadt.

Heliad Equity Partners

ICT

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ICT is a privately held company that operates in the field of electronic information and presentation technology.

Heliad Equity Partners

Volojoy

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Volojoy is a platform for personalized video messages from celebrities and influencers

Heliad Equity Partners

UFA Sports GmbH

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UFA Sports GmbH is responsible for the distribution of all sponsorship and hospitality rights.

Heliad Equity Partners

M4e AG

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m4e AG operates as a brand management and media company focusing on children’s and family entertainment content in Germany.

Heliad Equity Partners

Kieler Nachrichten

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Kieler Nachrichten is a media company that provides news of all over the world related to society, sports, entertainment to the locals.

Heliad Equity Partners

Norddeutscher Rundfunk

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Norddeutscher Rundfunk is a broadcasting company for television and radio shows.

Heliad Equity Partners

DPV Deutscher Pressevertrieb GmbH

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DPV Deutscher Pressevertrieb is a publishing company that distributes magazines, newspapers & digital publications worldwide.

Heliad Equity Partners

LEONINE

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Leonine is a media production firm that provides film production, tv production, social media production services.

Heliad Equity Partners

Noble&Style Media

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NOBLE&STYLE is a digital lifestyle magazine that explores the worlds of watches, travel, food, culture and design.

Heliad Equity Partners

FOODBOOM

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FOODBOOM is the leading Food Lifestyle Expert

Heliad Equity Partners

Blue Order Solutions

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Blue Order Solutions provides media asset management solutions.

Written by Mark Kendall

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