This article showcases our top picks for the best Belgium based Content & Publishing companies. These startups and companies operate a variety of Content & Publishing solutions. We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands. Regardless, they are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Belgium Content & Publishing Companies
Nodalview is a rapidly growing startup that leverages smartphone technology, AI and cloud computing to produce instantly available high-quality visuals for real estate properties. The solution is used by over 6.000 real estate agents to capture AI-powered eye-catching photos & 360° immersive virtual tours of properties using a smartphone.
Agents can choose to equip themselves with a nifty professional mobile photography kit for even higher impact and quality. Nodalview is used from small independent agencies to large real estate groups to produce high quality engaging visual content for 30.000+ properties per month..
StoryChief.io is an Editorial Software for Startups, SEO Marketers and Editorial teams who want to publish their stories multi-channel in seconds. This tool lets you create and push your articles to different publishing channels like WordPress, Self hosted SC blog, API, Accelerated Mobile Pages (Apple News, Facebook Instant Articles, Google AMP, …), Medium.com, Newsletters, Ambassadors, Press contacts/Influencers, etc.
It has a universal editor that lets you create beautiful stories with ease, making them look as they should on these channels and measure your impact and ROI in one place. It also provides SEO suggestions for your content..
LucidWeb supports online publishers making their VR/AR content instantly accessible via the browser on 3 devices (desktop, smartphone, headset). LucidWeb Pro is a SaaS platform enabling them to easily upload, edit, publish and analyse their immersive content.
The company’s unique focus on the Web results in a state-of-the-art authoring tool for publishers and UI/UX with the audience, adapted to each screen streaming the content. The viewer doesn’t need to download an application, they can access the experience via one URL directly..
Utopix is a team determined to find the perfect photographer/videographer for you and will help carry out all your business projects. At Utopix, they know that a picture is worth a thousand words.
But they also know that it is difficult to find the right professional who is able to transform your ideas into images quickly and easily.. .
Limecraft is a high-tech solution provider aimed at the high-end segment of the audiovisual industry. Limecraft spans the full spectrum of creative processes, including editorial, studio, editing and distribution applications.
Genuinely designed for networked operations and entirely built on open standards, Limecraft is helping the media sector to overcome the key hurdles of industrialisation and networked operations. Limecraft ‘Flow’ is a cutting edge SaaS platform to maximise collaboration potential amongst producers.
Central to the design is the user experience of the media professional. Limecraft Flow is designed to support co-production and geographically spread operations, so that production teams don’t need to send around hard discs.
‘Flow’ understands all common file format and takes care of all conversions back-and-forth studios, craft-editors and distribution systems, hiding any technical complexity from the end-user.. .
EarlyTracks is a Belgian company active in research and development of disruptive business intelligence tools and methodologies. Its core technology is highly tied to the next big web evolution: the Web of Data.
Data-centric applications will enable the development of high value added services that deeply inter-operates with the open world. Key components of this vision are already available on the web but their use still needs broader acceptation.
EarlyTracks’ team, knowledge and existing infrastructure is there to provide cost-effective, flexible and scalable business intelligence solutions.. .
Newsmonkey is a news website that is driven by social media and the virality of news. It shares content targeting t18- to 34-year-old digital readers.
The site is funded by advertising. Its native advertising strategy makes neutral content for brands that is shared throughout social media.
Newsmonkey was launched in January 2013 and is operated from Brussels, Belgium.. .
Small Teaser is a community-based digital media company. They operate a digital publishing platform for shared creative output.
It offers small teaser, a collaborative publishing platform that allows users to publish digital magazines and news Websites; and people to contribute articles, photos, and videos, as well as users to manage these contributions. Small Teaser was founded by Ruth Janssens and Stijn Janssens in 2015; and is headquartered in Belgium, Germany..
Prezly is a software platform that helps public relations agencies, public relations teams, enterprises, and nonprofits to manage their contacts, publish news, and send email campaign. Its software features personalized emails and press releases to stay updated about their public relations.
Prezly was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium.. .
SmileyGamer is a mobile games publisher based in Belgium, with a strong focus on the match-3 genre. The company was founded in 2016 by Jochen De Schepper, after being a self-employed online and mobile game developer and publisher since 2007.
In those days, this website was still a flash games portal! At the end of 2012, its focus shifted to the fast-growing mobile games market. Promising games from other developers were published in addition to our in-house developed games.
Early successes include Easter Egg Match and Shape Matcher. By the end of 2015, it entered the Android market with a bang and the release of our biggest success Christmas Sweeper 3.
A game that made it to the top spot of the iPad puzzle games chart!. .
i-SCOOP is a strategic and tactical digital business and marketing consultancy and publishing firm focused on digital transformation, technology at work, industrial markets and B2Bmarketing, sales, and management. It organizes events and offers publications and educational resources regarding integrated marketing, digital business, and organizational change processes.
It also publishes reports and publications. The firm is mainly active in the business-to-business, media, and technological markets.
Its past and present customers include [Kodak Alaris](https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/eastman-kodak), [BT Global Services](https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/bt-global-services), [Selligent](https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/selligent), [Microsoft](https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/microsoft), SDL Tridion, Option International, Belgian Federal Government, [IAB](https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/iab), Sanoma Publishing, Best Of Publishing, Belgacom, Touring, and StrongMail. i-SCOOP was founded on February 9, 2000..
EurActiv is a European media network focused on EU news and policy debates in over 12 languages. EurActiv targets EU policy and business stakeholders, journalists, NGOs and other multipliers across Europe.
It provides a ‘one-stop shop’ where users can compare major stakeholder positions, original source documents, videos and informed opinions from guru bloggers. The co-branded partner publications produce editorial content in Brussels (Belgium), Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, and Turkey while reaching over 80% of their readers in their mother tongue.
With over 2.8 million page views and 660,524 ‘unique visitors’ per month, EurActiv is the leading online media on EU affairs. With Europe-wide network and a modern technological platform, it has become a point of reference for key EU decision-makers and a source of information for thousands of journalists.
EurActiv was founded in 1999 and is based in Brussels, Belgium.. .
My Social Book
Established in 2011, My Social Book is today’s global leader in Social Books. Their technology offers you the opportunity to own a book of your life in under 90 seconds.
In 2010 the company’s founder Nicolas Cazagou invented the Social Book concept. His idea was to transform his greatest moments and milestones already recorded on his social networks into a permanent book.
He identified that by printing his Facebook timeline, which already included his status updates, posts and photos in chronological order, he would in fact own an amazing book of his life. He realized that this content, already time-stamped, along with the comments from his family and friends, would provide an amazing archive of his past.
It detailed who he was, the places he had visited, and the people he was with. With this perfect coffee table piece he would revisit, share, and enjoy these memories in detail forever, and pass them down through generations.
Passionate in the creative arts, skilled in code writing, and committed to his dream of making the Social Book available to everyone, he embarked on a new journey. He believed that every person had a unique life story to tell.
He knew his goal was to help them save it into a permanent legacy in a fun, easy, cost effective way. Several years later the 1st ever Social Book launched.
sharingbox is a global leader in the design and production of brand activations through video, photo, and gifs. With offices in over 20 countries, we work with most major brands and agencies in the world to create state-of-the-art experiences on live and marketing events.
Thanks to our proprietary hardware and software, sharingbox is at the forefront of experiential lead generation. The experiences we design provide our clients with spontaneous brand engagement, organic event amplification, valuable user data, and social media presence through user generated content.
Our solutions are most commonly used at : store openings, product launches, PR and influencer events, marketing tours, festivals, and major live events.. .
Based on NFC technology, the Getyoo events solutions are aimed at facilitating exchanges between the real world and the virtual universe by interconnecting objects, people, social networks and the web. Using a simple wireless device, the Clickey, or an Interactive Card you can to connect to people, objects and things in order to enter Interactive Experiences, collect digital content or exchange contact information.
We allow social networks users such as real Facebook users to use the service offline and to perform interactions coming from Facebook but in real life. By integrating Facebook, Twitter or Linked In our its experiences, we opens new horizons in the world of social networking and online marketing.
We create interactive experiences for conferences, seminars, congresses, trade shows, corporate events, festivals, concerts, parties and much more. If you’d like to get innovative concepts on your event, get in touch with us !.
Twipe Mobile Solutions
We help publishers to engage more readers and to monetize premium content on mobile devices. We enable publishers to engage more readers on mobile platforms Twipe transforms premium content automatically into stunning publications, which are distributed on all mobile platforms seamlessly.
Twipe smart templates are designed to engage readers through strong visual stories and easy reading, optimised for various screen sizes. Our Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform offers the highest levels of speed and reliability.
On a monthly basis more than 4.5 million publications are downloaded from our platform to mobile devices and more than 2 millions readers access our publications regularly. Twipe offers deep insights into reader engagement and reading behavior.
These insights and analytics allow publishers and editorial teams to create better publications on a continuous basis. We help publishers to monetize their premium content on mobile devices Twipe easily integrates with the publishers subscription systems.
The Twipe freemium payment model has shown proven results in converting anonymous guests into paying subscribers. Twipe offers in-app subscriptions and in-app purchases, integrated with the Apple iTunes App Store and Googles Play Store.
Twipe integrates with a variety of adservers and advertising formats, whether they originate from print publications or from programmatic ad selling solutions.. .
Primento works with content owners and print publishers to help them seize digital opportunies. By partnering with them, Primento ensures their ebooks meet their digital audience.
Primento manages its partner digital assets from conversion in the ebook format to the sale. Our services include : ✔ Digital strategy for publishing ✔ Ebook conversion (includes quality check and reflexion on reading experience) ✔Ebook distribution ✔ Ebook diffusion Primento works on a no cure, no pay business model..
Accurat is a location intelligence startup, active in the areas of big data, geo, advertising and consumer behaviour. We offer solutions to better understand the offline behaviour of app users – we track and segment app users in actionable segments.
We predict their future behaviour to generate direct impact for both publishers and advertisers and can attribute the impact of different campaign efforts, beyond mobile. We differentiate from competitors by offering a flexible solution (plug & play SDK), deliver first-party insights about your app users (as opposed to third party) and go the extra mile by delivering actionable insights via artificial intelligence..
The Brussels Times
The Brussels Times is Belgium’s premier daily online newspaper in English. Their mission statement is to provide expats, foreigners and internationally oriented Belgians with Belgian news and opinion pieces in order to help them understand what is happening in the capital of Europe, on a local level.
They have no political affiliation and seek to present the news fair-mindedly and offer a wide range of analysis and opinion pieces. They also publish BxlConnect which is a bi-monthly magazine.
It focuses on two notable components of Brussels, namely its role as the political capital of Europe as well as an international centre for contemporary art.. .
Roularta Media Group
Roularta Media Group NV (RMG) is a Belgium-based company engaged in the publication and printing of news and magazines, newspapers and free sheets, in the audiovisual media and in electronic publishing. For the wider public RMG produces free sheets, open network television (TV), radio and the Vlan.be internet site.
For special target groups RMG produces magazines, a news TV station and portal sites.The Group’s printed media, including the sale of all printed publications such as free sheets, newspapers, magazines, newsletters, books and related services.. .
The European Sting
The European Sting is a new Media Project that was born out of frustration, their sincere frustration about the lack of factual, insightful and independent news service in Europe. The Sting was born as an idea by people who are working or have worked in the media arena of EU affairs and their common denominator is disappointment.
They cannot believe that the citizens of the world, European or not European, cannot have free access to factual journalism. People need to know what is really happening in Europe.
The European Union is a collective democratic political and economical project and all the EU officials and stakeholders must account to each one of the 500 million people who give meaning to the word Europe. It is the right of every European to be provided with top quality insightful journalism about the European affairs, regardless of her education or background.
The European Sting is sending an open invitation to the citizens of the world to find out what is really happening in European Affairs and what are the consequences of decision-making in Europe to the rest of the world. What is more, the Sting welcomes its readers to take part in this constructive and critical dialogue for a better Europe.
Everyone has the right to publish a critical story at the Sting, everyone has the right to place another stone in the barrier that will keep away bad and biased information about Europe and will secure a better European Democracy.. .
De Morgen is a Flemish newspaper offering information under several categories such as interior, abroad, politics, economy, science, opinion, and sports. De Morgen presents itself as an independent and progressive newspaper and a more dynamic alternative to its competitors in the Flemish market.
De Morgen has a circulation of 53,860 and is based in Brussels, Belgium.. .
Alveum is a YouTube Certified talent & rights management agency that provide creators and brands with outstanding technology to improve their online presence on social media as YouTube. We create simple and effective strategies for influencers and brands.
By offering tailored management services and great technical solutions, we are able to assist the influencer making their hobby their job.. .
Adhese is an independant Belgian compagny, providing ad serving and revenue building technology. – Ad serving: getting the right ad in the right place for the right audience, while maintaining full control of your inventory.
– Order management: full automatisating of your workflow, managable in one interface by everyone involved. – Advanced targeting: target your campaings on every bit of data available to you, on every platform.
– Inventory management: full overview and control of your inventory, with accurate forecasting and detailed reports – Reporting and intelligence: build your bussines intelligence, based on in-depth analysis, extensive reports and accurate forecasts. Check our website for more information and an overview of our customers: www.adhese.com..
My Tribu News
My Tribu News is a personalized monthly newspaper containing news about elderly friends who are not used to a social network on the internet. It reconnects generations by printing a newspaper containing the news of the whole family and sending it to their grandparents.
It is an editable newspaper in which every family member can delete or move posts. A paper version of the newspaper is being sent each month to the elderly members of the family and a digital version is shared with the rest of the family.
My Tribu News was founded in 2016.. .
Attentio is a global company specialising in Social Media Monitoring. We have developed the award winning platform, the Attentio Brand Dashboard, enabling real-time monitoring and measurement of social media and online news.
Industry specific With extensive expertise in the automotive, pharmaceutical, telecommunications, FMCG, and finance industries, Attentio is the European leader in Social Media information analytics. Multilingual coverage Our staff operates in 22 languages, including Arabic and Mandarin.
With data sources covering the global blogosphere, we have the unique capability of analysing and correlating your relevant data with our SaaS (Software as a Service). Automated insights The Attentio Brand Dashboard lets you gain better understanding of the market, develop substantially improved marketing approaches, listen to and communicate directly with your customer and measure the RoI on your activities as deduced in the Social Media world.
Working with the best We have worked with clients such as Microsoft, Skype, Toyota, Club Med, Johnson & Johnson, Nokia, Intel, Hewlett Packard, and Buenavista International/Disney. We are also extensively used by Media agencies such as OMD, PHD Network, Emakina, Boondoggle, GfK, Edelman, LaComunidad, We are Social, Shiny Red, Isobar, Naked, Lateral and many more..
Persgroep Publishing revolves around passion for our reader, surfer and advertiser. But just as much for our employees, all of them strong personalities with an alert mind and a flexible attitude who love action and commitment.
The result is a nice list of power brands in a broad media landscape, with both newspapers, magazines and Internet. The key to success? An innovative combination of news and entertainment, passion and know-how, innovative infrastructure and talent..
Oppia vision was developed in 2014 and the first data analysis software was tested early 2015. After successful tests Oppia Performance BVBA was founded in Belgium end of 2015 and has grown since then.
Already in 2016, Oppia’s products were used during the Olympics Games 2016 in Rio de Janeiro. With clients in all 5 continent Oppia was awarded the CIOreview 20 most promising Sports Technology Provider.
Their performance database provides coaches, media and others with in-depth, yet easy and understandable data analytics. Since 2018, Oppia has a hardware independent AI Streaming Solution and their camera system is used to live stream sport event all over the globe.
Oppia offers the streaming solution embedded into an End2End solution including Media Services, OTT and Apps. .
New Europe is a truly unique platform, which on the one hand provides critical and timely information to opinion formers and decision makers, and on the other hand facilitates these power groups with a forum for discussion and debate. New Europe, with 20 years of history, is the European Political Newspaper that mainly publishes and discusses news concerning EU politics and issues.
NE provides at the same time a full and complete proposition in the EU News Market, publishing various news concerning Life, Leisure, Fashion and Brussels Agenda.. .
The ultimate platform to inform you about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. On our website you’ll find the latest news, help to buy Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, how to choose the best wallet for you, background information about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
You didn’t find what you are seeking, please ask us and we’ll find your answer!. .
ARTPLUS is a Platform-as-a-Service to provide the combination of secured encrypted private viewing channels and a block chain based risk-free escrow service with “need to have” tools for safely conserving, managing and trading new media art online. ARTPLUS provides security, total control and transparency over media artworks, even when downloaded, from the moment the works are uploaded and authenticated by the artist.
Our mobile first and native iOS platforms meets the needs of artists, galleries, curators, collectors, advisors, art fairs and enthusiasts in the new media art community.. .
CityFashion for Business
CityFashion services local retailers in the fashion and lifestyle sector. We offer a full-comfort service in which we manage a shop’s, chain’s or brand’s online identity.
We manage: – Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) – Online Shops – e-Mailings – Facebook Pages – Online Advertising (Google Adwords & Facebook Ads) – …. .
Mollom automatically blocks comment form spam, contact form spam and fake user accounts using a filtering technique based on the combination of content analysis and CAPTCHA challenges. When new content is analyzed by Mollom’s intelligent text-analysis filter, and Mollom is unsure whether it is ham or spam, it asks the user to answer a CAPTCHA challenge.
This challenge-response procedure doesn’t block human users. If an unwanted message still makes it onto a website, users can help fight back by reporting to Mollom.
The service learns from its mistakes.. .
Leia Display System
We created a patented method to display high-quality colour image on a water vapour screen. The surface is very thin and almost transparent, so every picture looks like a hologram.
You can put your hand through it or even walk right through it and the screen goes back to its previous form immediately. Interactive kit allows translating it into a giant multi-touch screen or other solutions based on people movement.
We have two types of screens: standard version has 120/80cm and the XL is about 3000/2500cm. Both have the best image quality in their class.
You should definiately see the movies on leiadisplay.com. [Product has not been launched globally yet.
We have just finished our early promotion in Poland and have hundreds of requests.]. .
Gabari is an advertising agency that the real estate industry with web, mobile, and print solutions for their marketing campaigns. The company offers LEADWISE, a business intelligence and data visualization tool that assists its customers to obtain information about leads, sales, traffic, ratios of investors, and more.
Gabari offers real estate developers, city planners, and architects with CGI images and video advertisements creation services. Gabari was founded in 2010 by Yoram Speaker.
It is headquartered in Antwerp, Belgium.. .
The best assistant to help you save and share your Faves, privately! Keeping everything easily organised with Buckets and Tags. The more you Fave, the better the tag recommendation will get 😉 Import from other platforms, add social networks and capture the content and much more.
We are working on whole new set of features and also the first mobile version that will let you Fave the streets you roam. We will also be plugging in on a famous social network management dashboard pretty soon.
And that, of course, is not where our activities will end 😉 A great opportunity for all you content lovers, information workers, discovery geeks to latch on to what will be the best assistant in every day life! No matter if you use it for your profession or your personal life.. .
Right Brain Interface
Bhaalu is an Internet-based Digital Video Recorder Set-Top Box that gives you access to all the TV content you are entitled to view. With bhaalu, you can watch what you like, whenever you want (timeshift any channel back 60 days), and from wherever you are located through a laptop, tablet or mobile device, or by bringing your bhaalu box along with you on travels.
You can browse through your TV channel content in a smart, immersive, efficient and relaxed manner. Additionally, bhaalu offers a comprehensive personalised and socialised television entertainment experience..
The Parliament Magazine
The Parliament Magazine’s EU titles offer unique and authoritative editorial content. Driven by comment and analysis from both EU politicians and an in house team of experienced journalists the magazines and special supplements are essential reading for anyone interested in the EU and its decision making processes.
Each fortnight the Parliament Magazine guides you through the maze of European politics with balanced, objective and informative coverage. With an editorial board of experienced European parliamentarians, the Parliament Magazine is widely recognised as the magazine for MEPs, by MEPs..
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