Category Archives: Netherland-Startups

Connecterra: $1.8M in first round funding for the Fitbit for cows

Yes, the time of the connected cow has just started! Connecterra, the Amsterdam-based IoT startup that aims to change/improve farming through their dairy health service for cows, has recently closed $1.8M of seed investment led by London’s advanced incubator Breed … Continue reading

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Let it Grow: World’s first incubator for flowers and plants innovations just launched in the Netherlands

The plant and flower industry is one of the few places where the startup scene hasn’t really flourished yet. Let it Grow has the ambition to change this. Let it Grow is looking for initiatives and startups, who want to … Continue reading

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Rotterdam-based startup WING™ runs Indiegogo campaign to create premium wireless earphones

Have you ever felt frustrated because your earphones got tangled and interrupted your workout session again? Well, a good alternative might be wireless earphones. The Duch startup WING, which is currently crowdfunding on Indiegogo, wants to provide you with premium quality, … Continue reading

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Amsterdam-based crowdsourcing platform Roamler raises €4.5 million in new investment round

Roamler, an Amsterdam-based startup that offers revolutionary solutions for retail execution, has completed an investment round of €4.5 million to accelerate the company’s expansion. The fresh capital comes from Endeit Capital and Roamler’s management. The Roamler platform facilitates people who want to … Continue reading

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Interview with Ronald Kleverlaan, author of the report “Current State of Crowdfunding in Europe”

We chatted with crowdfunding expert Ronald Kleverlaan from CrowdfundingHub, the European Expertise Centre for Alternative & Community Finance, about their fresh report ”The Current State of Crowdfunding” in Europe. The report shows that in 2015 the crowdfunding industry in Europe has continued to grow and … Continue reading

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Amsterdam-based HelpTheCrowd launches Equity Crowdfunding Analytics

HelpTheCrowd, the Amsterdam-based Crowdfunding comparison platform, aims to bring professional-level transparency to the European equity crowdfunding market with the recent launch of its new Equity Crowdfunding Analytics tool. Subscribers can use the tool to analyse and compare investment opportunities in … Continue reading

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Dutch “social WiFi” company sells minority stake to the investment fund 5square

SO WIFI, a “social WiFi” provider from Amsterdam, has sold a small minority stake to the investment company 5square. The exact percentage and the value of the transaction have not been disclosed, but the deal is believed to be in the … Continue reading

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Dutch startup Bluebee secures €10 Million to solve one of the biggest bottlenecks in DNA analysis

The DNA analysis startup Bluebee announced today it has raised €10 million in Series A financing from a strategic group of investors active at the crossroads of life sciences and ICT, including Capricorn ICT Arkiv, Korys and Biover II. The … Continue reading

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Amsterdam-based travel tracking app Polarsteps secures €500K in funding

Polarsteps, an Amsterdam-based travel tracking startup, announced today that it has raised €500,000 in seed funding from Silver Point Ventures and TMG. The Dutch startup plans to use the funds to further develop its product. The beta version of Polarsteps’ … Continue reading

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Ticketing platform Tiqets secures $4 million Series A financing to go global

The Amsterdam-based startup Tiqets offers travelers mobile tickets to attractions, museums and entertainment. Today, the young company announced the closing of $4 million Series A financing round led by Capital Mills. This investment gives Tiqets the resources to go global. Tiqets plans … Continue reading

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