Category Archives: Netherland-Startups

The hottest European travel startups in 2015

The number of online travel bookings is growing steadily from year to year pretty much since the invention of the internet. The disruption of the traditional travel industry and the shift from local travel agencies to online bookings is still … Continue reading

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Startup jobs of the week: CitNB and Espeo

Week after week, we’re introducing you to great career oportunities in the startup space. This is your chance to become part of the success story of one of Europe’s hottest startups! For a complete overview of the best startup jobs, … Continue reading

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Top 15: Europe’s biggest startup cities in 2015

In 2011 and in 2012, we tried to come up with a ranking of Europe’s biggest startup cities. Both articles, which involved a fair amount of research, generated a lot of interest amongst our readers. Now, after pausing in 2013/14, … Continue reading

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Dutch telecom giant KPN launches €35M venture fund to invest in startups

KPN, the leading Dutch telecom company, is stepping up efforts to promote innovation by establishing a dedicated venture fund, KPN Ventures. This way, KPN aims to increase its exposure to the startup community, accelerate further innovation in products, services and networks … Continue reading

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Hair and beauty marketplace Wahanda acquires Treatwell for €34 million

Wahanda, Europe’s largest hair and beauty marketplace (headquartered in London), is continuing to deliver on its ambitious growth plans with the €34 million acquisition of its Dutch equivalent Treatwell. The deal is the fourth European acquisition by Wahanda in the … Continue reading

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Dutch IoT startup ULU receives €500k funding from Chinese investor

Today the Dutch startup ULU, which offers connected cars services, announced an investment of €500k from the Chinese Fang Group. ULU will use the investment to accelerate sales in the Benelux market, further optimizations and development of the system and growth … Continue reading

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Startup jobs of the week: Fuuduru and Optimizely

Week after week, we’re introducing you to great career oportunities in the startup space. Well, not every week, since we paused during Easter holidays. But now we’re back with some awesome job opportunities for you. Grab your chance to become … Continue reading

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A-Maze, the escape game

A true story about A-Maze, the Hague based escape game startup which has managed to gain advantage on a niche market. An interview by my colleague, Gábor Schneider. Escape games or escape rooms might be familiar to almost everyone nowadays. This … Continue reading

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Startup jobs of the week: Jumble and StuDocu

Week after week, we’re introducing you to great career oportunities in the startup space. This is your chance to become part of the success story of Europe’s hottest startups! For a complete overview of the best startup jobs, make sure … Continue reading

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Amsterdam-based Jobado received $625K in funding and officially launches today

After 1,5 years of preparation the Dutch startup Jobado officially launched today with native apps for Android and iOS and a mobile website. In a first round of funding, the Amsterdam-based company raised over $625.000 of capital, which will be used to … Continue reading

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