Best Free WordPress Themes for Startups in 2024

What is a startup? Briefly, a startup is a young company established with the goal to develop, provide, and expand a unique product or service. When you think about it, the most successful companies in the world have once started as startups: Facebook, Uber, AirBnB, Pinterest, Instagram, and many more.

You might be asking yourself if your startup needs a website or whether it is necessary to create one right now. The drive to save some money on development might be tempting, but before deciding to postpone the creation of a website for your startup, let’s take a look at recent statistics. According to a survey conducted by Weebly, more than half of consumers worldwide would not trust a business without a website. Not being able to access information about your startup online will not help you grow. The best thing you can do as an entrepreneur is showcase your brand in the successfully established online presence to stand out among competitors. Furthermore, a well-made website will drive organic traffic to your products or services. By providing high-quality customer service you will enhance your team’s productivity and customer satisfaction. 

Sounds like a win-win situation, right? We believe it is. To help you get started, we have carefully tested and hand-picked the best free WordPress themes for an outstanding debut for your business.


Prespa WordPress theme screenshot

Prespa is a next-generation solution for your business, with more than 2,000 active installations and continuous updates. The theme is speed and SEO-optimized (uses markup (microdata) to rank higher in the search results), highly customizable, and adaptive to any design. No additional plugins are needed: all demos of the themes have been made with the Gutenberg editor. There is also no Jquery, Bootstrap, Font Awesome, or any other third-party library to slow you down – it uses only core WordPress functions and clean html5/css3 templates. 

With this theme, you can start with no prior coding experience. It is a perfect pick for a blog, portfolio website, digital agency, marketing, SEO, consulting, sass application website, e-commerce shop as well as any type of corporate, finance, and agency website. It was specifically designed to showcase your content thanks to the thought-through UX/UI. Increase your site’s readability with the convenient switch between light and dark (day/night) modes with a single click. 

Feel free to check the theme demo and detailed documentation to learn more about Prespa.


Papanek WordPress theme screenshot

Victor Papanek was an American-Austrian designer and educator who advocated for sustainable and ecologically responsible design solutions for products, and this theme was inspired by his works. It’s simple and minimalistic, offering 54 ready-to-use patterns for a neat, yet modern-looking landing page. Papanek provides a speedy experience alongside powerful page-building capabilities. Moreover, the theme has 3 ready-made full-page patterns for the agency page, freelancer page, and portfolio project.


Pliska WordPress theme screenshot

Spectacular, flawless, modern, creative…it’s all Pliska. Pliska will make your wishes come true and go beyond imaginable. It is attentively designed for creating high-quality blogs, multi-author publishing platforms, portfolios, and company websites. The theme features easy-to-use block patterns, markup, and WCAG 2.0 (Level AA) compatibility. Unique page layouts, different header options, and Google fonts allow you to unleash your creativity. Other awesome free features include social share for posts, author box, related posts, different menu positions, and mega menu functionality. Pliska is fully compatible with Gutenberg while supporting the good old Classic editor. Support for WooCommerce and popular WordPress plugins is also fully guaranteed.

If you opt for the premium version of the theme, you will get regular priority updates, dedicated technical support every step along the way, plus additional customization options and layouts.


Blockskit WordPress Theme

Launch your startup effortlessly with Blockskit, a full-site editing theme built with Gutenberg. It guarantees intuitive customization with no coding experience required. The theme is speedy and lightweight. Blockskit also offers smooth multilingual compatibility with popular plugins, meaning you can effortlessly translate your website into other languages. Get access to 30+ ready to use layout packs, custom Gutenberg Blocks as well as premium support and updates – upgrade to Blockskit Pro.


Preslav WordPress theme by Nasio Themes

Written using core WordPress functions and best development practices, Preslav is an SEO-friendly and mobile-first theme that will be a great companion for your business. It is suitable for a blog, portfolio website, digital agency, e-commerce shop, or any type of small and medium company. The theme is highly customizable and adaptive, with a generous variety of possible layout options. 

Preslav also features a switch button between dark (night) and light (day) modes as well as custom button styles with stunning hover animations. Besides, support for WooCommerce and all the popular WordPress plugins is fully guaranteed. Explore the theme’s demo right here.


Blockverse WordPress theme screenshot

Blockverse is fresh, minimal, and neat. It’s fully ready to help you build a functional website for your business, with 10+ home sections and 15+ beautiful patterns available, including hero/banner, about us, portfolio/project, call-to-action buttons, customer testimonials, teams, and more. You get full control over your website with 3 major color schemes and 12 fonts integrated that make the switch effortless and pleasant.


Estera WordPress theme screenshot

Created by the Bulgarian developer Atanas Yonkov, Estera is a high-quality multi-purpose theme that is extremely intuitive and provides exhaustive documentation and plenty of options in the theme customizer. It features a fully customizable header slider, powered by posts or products. There are plenty of options to customize the theme to your preferences, e.g. the option to pick between the right sidebar, left sidebar, or full-width layout; the option to choose between different types of fonts; the possibility to add or remove post meta information. Visitors can enjoy light or dark mode and switch between them easily. 

Not only that but Estera is also focused on speed and user experience and scores remarkably high on Google Page Speed Insights. It follows the Theme Hook Alliance’s best coding practices to ensure smooth integration and best results. Visit the theme homepage to test it out!


aiix WordPress theme screenshot

Regardless of your business profile, AIIX is a perfect solution for you. This versatile, multi-functional theme has a lot to offer: from full customization to fast page loading and excellent customer experience. The theme provides numerous variations and settings that allow you to make changes to the appearance and functionality of your website. 

Whether you would like to build a travel blog, an online shop, a photography/video website, a portfolio, or a news portal – AIIX has all you need and beyond. 


Nevo WordPress theme screenshot

Fully responsive and built to be 100% compatible with Gutenberg editor, Nevo is light and swift. It’s got the most popular 3rd party plugins integrated, as well as drag and drop header and footer builder. The theme is hyper-intuitive and easily customizable according to your preferences. It would be a great match for e-commerce websites, online magazines, personal blogs, and more. 


Blockstarter WordPres theme screenshot

Blockstarter will empower you to take advantage of the latest full site editing experience on WordPress. This theme has everything you can wish for: it’s lightweight – only 30KB compressed file size without the fonts and images and nothing to slow you down as only core Gutenberg blocks have been used to create the theme; it’s compatible with all the popular plugins, and it even supports the good old Classic editor; and it’s got an eye-catching design with vibrant colors and extra style options.  If you decide to go for the Premium version, unlimited possibilities will unlock, e.g. additional theme demos, various page templates, different sidebar positions, post archives multi-column layouts, more patterns, and block styles. Make your website truly unique by choosing different combinations of Google Fonts. Besides, when upgrading, you are also getting access to priority customer support from the developer himself and exclusive updates. 

The best part of Blockstarter is that it has two outstanding demos: warm Tropical Island and frosty Winter Fairytale.

SEO Digital Marketing

SEO Digital Marketing WordPress theme screenshot

SEO digital marketing speaks for itself. It comes with SEO-friendly features, optimized codes, and a Call to Action button, and is mainly designed for Agencies, IT Services, IT Solutions, SaaS, App Landing, Marketing, Creative Agency, Digital Marketing, Portfolio, SaaS Products, Software, Startups, App showcase, and related products/services. It’s highly intuitive for consumers thanks to the easy and neat design that entrepreneurs can personalize. The theme is also very light and responsive on all devices. 

Envo Marketplace

Envo WordPress theme screenshot

Envo Marketplace is a WooCommerce WordPress theme that is suitable for any type of online shop: fashion, grocery, electronic, furniture, hand-made products, jewelry, pharmaceutical, and whatever you set your mind to. The unique design allows you to use multiple menu areas in the header. This theme is fully responsive and optimized for all mobile devices such as iPhone, Android, and Windows Phone. With this theme, you will be able to showcase your goods with ease and elegance. You can edit your website with any free or paid page builder you prefer. 

The end! If you have reached this far, we would like to present to you the NasioThemes theme gallery and our blog where you will find even more ideas for amazing websites.