Dutch healthtech startup Lapsi Health announced an oversubscribed $3.7 million seed round to continue its technology development, acquire FDA certification and begin commercialization activities in the USA.
Dutch startup Aiosyn raises €2m to develop AI-powered algorithms to support pathologists with clinical diagnostics
Aiosyn, a diagnostics platform that uses artificial intelligence to support pathologists with more accurate and efficient clinical diagnostics, raised an investment round of €2 million.
Venture Capital firm Lakestar released The €500 Billion Dutch Financing Gap report, which delves into the Netherland’s strong heritage in scaling growth companies and how it can create the next wave of companies for the future.
Season Group, an international electronics design and manufacturing services provider headquartered in Hong Kong, announced its acquisition of all assets of Pycom, a full stack Internet of Things (IoT) company.
Yabx, a fintech venture headquartered at Netherlands, announced its foray into Nigerian markets with a mission to democratize credit across the country with its digital lending offerings.
European AI startup Axelera AI announced the closing of its $27 million Series A investment round to support its AI’s launch and mass production of its first-generation AI acceleration platform.
Fastned, the European fast charging company, announced a €75 million private placement of 2,032,520 new depositary receipts representing the same number of new ordinary shares in the capital of the Company with Schroders Capital.
Amsterdam-based HolidayHero closes €500k pre-seed round to enhance guest experiences in the travel industry
HolidayHero announced a successful closing of €500,000 pre-seed funding round to kick off its vision of delivering proactive and personalized guest experiences in the travel industry.
Hyperion Lab kicked off its third cohort of the Amsterdam AI innovation program and eight new startups (seven of which are Dutch) want to improve the world with AI.
Newion has been active since 2000 and, thanks to its focus and no-nonsense mentality, is one of the best-presenting fund managers in its sector.
Ghanaian agritech startup Farmerline announced the second close of a Pre-Series A investment raise with an additional $1.5 million investment from Dutch social impact investor Oikocredit.
ABB partners with Dutch AI predictive maintenance scaleup Samotics to expand condition monitoring services
ABB and Samotics, the provider of ESA technology that is a high-growth scaleup company, have entered a strategic long-term partnership to provide enhanced condition monitoring services.
Dutch sustainable blockchain startup GRNGrid secures $50m to drive connectivity with crypto exchanges
The GRN Association announced it has secured an investment totaling $50 million for the GRNGrid project from GEM Digital, a venture capital focused on digital currencies.
Rotterdam-based startup studio Builders has raised €1.5 million in funding in its second closing, to develop HR and proptech startups and start international expansion.
Together with Oost NL, LUMO Labs is investing €1 million in game-tech company Enliven. This Dutch startup from Arnhem offers groundbreaking empathy training for the prevention of physical and emotional violence in home and workplace.
Lightyear, a Dutch high-tech startup developing the world’s first solar car, announced a total investment of €81 million, which includes capital from the public consortium consisting of Invest-NL.
Paris, France-based Eurobio Scientific (Eurobio) has reached agreement to acquire all outstanding shares of Dutch-based transplant diagnostics startup GenDx for an amount of €135 million (net of adjusted cash) to be paid in cash at closing to its current shareholders.
De HardloopSchool is a Dutch sports and fitness startup that offer physical and online classes on running by allowing learners to run wisely, efficiently and relaxed, which reduces the risk of injury and allows one to perform to their maximum potential.
BASF Venture Capital and Dutch-based Aqua-Spark invest in Sea6 Energy as part of Series B financing round
BASF Venture Capital, the corporate venture company of BASF SE, Germany, and Aqua-Spark, a Dutch investment fund focusing on the global aquaculture industry, are investing in Sea6 Energy as part of a Series B round.
Xeltis, a medtech company developing the most advanced polymer-based restorative cardiovascular devices, announced that a Chinese company, Grand Pharmaceutical Group, has committed to invest €15 million in equity and license fees.
EIT InnoEnergy supported Woon Duurzaam has received €2.2 million in a second investment round. The money will come from new investors Oneplanetcrowd and ROM InWest, and from existing shareholders EIT InnoEnergy and DOEN Participaties.
Ukrainian and Dutch-based startup Cloudprinter.com raises €7m seed funding to grow its global print API platform
Cloudprinter.com, the Ukrainian and Dutch-based global print API platform raised €7 missed in a seed round led by Capital Mills.
Backbase, creator of the category-leading Engagement Banking platform, raised €120 million in growth equity funding from Motive Partners.
LUMO Fund II Coöperatieve U.A. and a group of international angel investors are investing €1.5 million in Metacampus, a Barcelona-based training platform built for the virtual economy, to empower digital professionals.
Amsterdam-based employment startup TestGorilla secures $70m Series A to help companies eliminate hiring bias
Amsterdam-based employment startup TestGorilla announced it has secured $70 million Series A to help companies eliminate hiring bias. The round was co-led by Balderton and Atomico.
CimCure, a biotech spin-off of Amsterdam UMC, focusing on the development of a novel vaccine-based cancer immunotherapy through its Immune-Boost (iBoost) technology, announced it has raised little over € 5 million in a financing Seed Round.
Trunkrs, specialist in same day & next day delivery for the e-Commerce sector, has successfully raised €15 million in a series B investment round. The financing round was led by Korys, the Belgian investment company of the Colruyt family.
Dutch financial technology company Backbase, the creator of the category-leading Engagement Banking platform, raised €120 million in growth equity funding from Motive Partners.
Amsterdam-based Instant Commerce secures €2m pre-seed funding to boost its headless storefront builder
Amsterdam-based Instant Commerce announced it has secured €2 million pre-seed funding to boost its headless storefront builder.
in3, a Dutch 'Buy-Now-Pay-Later' (BNPL) fintech, announced a $85.3 million Series B funding round from the British VC Force over Mass, U.S. institutional asset manager Waterfall Asset Management LLC and Dutch investor Finch Capital.
STENTiT, a medical device company bringing a novel class of regenerative endovascular implants for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, closed €1.8 million seed investment round.
Fraugster partners with Dutch-based fintech startup Payaut to provide fraud prevention services to e-Commerce marketplaces
Fraugster, a German-Israeli payment intelligence company, has partnered with marketplace payout specialist Payaut, an Amsterdam-based fintech startup, to provide fraud prevention services to marketplaces.
Amsterdam-based Polestar Capital Polestar Capital announced the launch of the biggest circular economy fund in Europe. The fund, called the Polestar Capital Circular Debt Fund (PCDF), has opened at €100 million
DutchFounders launches €62m seed fund to back founders building the next wave of marketplaces in Europe
DutchFounders has reached the final close for its second fund, making more than €62m ($70m) available for early-stage marketplaces and so-called marketplace enablers.
Dutch personal travel assistant startup Origin raises over $5m funding for special, convenient travel experience
Amsterdam-based personal travel assistant startup Origin has raised over $5 million in funding from Project A, Cavalry Ventures and notable angels.
Winc Academy announced a $3 million funding round led by Rubio Impact Ventures and Dutch Founders Fund to increase the steep growth of its education platform.
Medical device startup ViCentra closes €65m Series C funding to expand footprint of insulin pump across Europe
ViCentra, the company behind Kaleido, world's smallest and lightest wearable insulin pump (patch pump), announced the closing of €65 million Series C financing.
Atomico, an international investment firm that focuses on helping disruptive technology companies scale globally, announced that the Netherlands is emerging as Europe's hottest tech hub.
FMO and Collaborative for Frontier Finance partner to launch an Emerging Capital Allocators project across Africa
The project will provide an opportunity for more aspiring fund managers, particularly in Ghana, Morocco and Tanzania, to gain the necessary experience to start raising capital, managing assets, and closing deals.
BOETIEK, a Dutch startup, works with local boutiques and brands to increase audiences and increase online sales. The platform offers a wide range of products and services from latest fashion trends to new online boutiques and concept stores.
Collective Benefits, an insurance and benefits marketplace for independent workers, announced a $10 million investment from Prosus Ventures, the venture investing arm of Prosus, one of technology investors in the world.
Just Another Network is a media company for the next generation that creates, manages and distributes news, sports and entertainment in a way that is contemporary.
Mohi is a media startup that has created a platform where users can remove the clutter and build a space where they can organize a selection of their most enjoyable content experiences and share the absolute highlights with their inner circle.
Opt Out Advertising is a startup that helps publishers, agencies and advertisers with the transition to cookieless advertising by offering a clean, privacy-friendly way of monetizing opt-out inventory in the online advertising industry.
Ankorstore is an online B2B marketplace connecting brand and retailers, all around Europe.
GoodKarma is a Dutch startup that works with brands to create unique experiences by offering them a host of services across branding, content, marketing, commerce and social media among others.
OneFor is a fintech startup that offers various mobile money applications and technical services, including account, payment and card services. Its card solution is supported by Mastercard International. The startup’s Co-Founder Marco Abele elaborates.
Breeze is a Dutch-based startup that seeks to make online dating revolve around offline encounters again. It embraces technology to enhance human connection instead of replacing it.
The Cross Media Congress 2021 will take place in Amsterdam on Wednesday 14 September 2021. The 5 best media and marcom startups of the moment in The Netherlands will be speaking at this conference
Hamster is a global niche social media platform for start-ups, investors, and accelerators and offers smart tools to help users reach their goals.
Goodwell V will build a new portfolio of companies across various sectors in Africa: at least a third will be invested in financial inclusion, a quarter in agriculture, and the remainder in mobility and other impact sectors such as education and healthcare.
Jellow is an on-demand freelance startup that seeks to connect companies with freelancers directly eliminating the hustle that comes with using intermediaries. The startup’s founders Noel Wilson & Lars Evers explain.
MIX is a Dutch-based agency that uses creative thinking to forge a connection between business, brand and marketing by analyzing businesses from all sides, determining where value is created and optimizing exactly those points.
Mediahuis Ventures, the venture capital arm of European media group Mediahuis, is investing in BUNCH, a New York and Berlin based AI coaching startup.
Turff is a Dutch startup that runs a software platform for financial management of consumables. Expenses in student houses, associations and canteens are tracked on a free tablet.
Dutch startup Presscloud allows companies to handle public relations without the need for an agency by training users on the ABCs of PR and connecting them to a database of journalists and an online newsroom.
Rabo Frontier Ventures has entered into a partnership with Europe’s pre-seed and seed stage Venture Capital firm Seedcamp through a commitment to their fifth (V) fund.
EclecticIQ, a global threat intelligence, hunting and response technology provider, has raised €20 million in Series C financing, led by Ace Management, Europe's leading cyber growth investor.
ESA astronaut André Kuipers’ SpaceBuzz won four prizes during the 10th annual international Lovie Awards presentation: Two Jury Lovie Awards – Best Narrative experience and Virtual Reality – and two People’s Lovie Awards from public votes.
The Protein Brewery, a Netherlands innovative developer of protein-rich food ingredients has announced that it has raised a €22 million Series A investment, bringing its total funding to date to € 26 million.
Dutch biotech startup Salvia BioElectronics receives FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for innovative neurostimulation solution
Salvia BioElectronics, a neurostimulation platform targeting chronic migraine, announced that the U.S. FDA has granted Breakthrough Device Designation for its implantable neurostimulation system to address chronic migraine.
The Content Exchange is a Dutch startup that targets editors, publishers and freelancers by offering them a content market place where they can do business with each other directly. The startup’s founder Joris van Lierop explains.
PVH Corp backed startup HATCH signs HAVAIANAS as first customer to license its Digital Showroom software
Innovative startup HATCH, backed by PVH Corp., owner of a portfolio of iconic brands including TOMMY HILFIGER and Calvin Klein, has signed the globally renowned flip flop brand HAVAIANAS as its first customer to license its Digital Showroom software.
Dutch solar drone manufacturer Avy announced a successful test flight of its first solar fixed-wing drone, equipped with custom solar foil developed by Wattlab to reflect and absorb more sunlight.
Dutch fintech startup Silverflow raises €3m to launch its card payments processing technology in 2021
Global payment technology company Silverflow announced a €2.6 million seed funding round, led by UK-based seed-stage investor Crane Venture Partners with participation from INKEF Capital and notable angel investors and industry leaders
Mosa Meat, a Dutch food technology startup which introduced the world’s first cultured beef hamburger in 2013, announced the first closing of $55 million as part of a larger Series B funding round.
Atama A.I is a Netherlands startup that develops Artificial Intelligence-based trading algorithms for financial markets informed by years of research and development. It uses over 170 technical indicators and trained and back-tested millions of times to predict where the markets will go.
Amsterdam based startup Zeta Alpha is launching AI Research Navigator, a new deep learning-based search platform, to help AI experts navigate new research.
IME Medical Electrospinning secures €3m financing from Dutch VCs to expand its Medispin XL production platform
IME Medical Electrospinning, a global leader in electrospun medical devices and regenerative medicine, announced it has successfully raised €3 million in equity financing and debt.
Dutch-based payment service provider Mollie has announced the closing of €90 million in its Series B funding round, taking the total amount raised by the company to €115 million.
BUX has launched its zero-commission investing app, BUX Zero, in Belgium.
Terra Drone Corporation has announcing the completion of its investment in Skytools, a Dutch startup that provides advanced drone solutions to corporate and governmental clients.
Dutch scale-up PlantLab has raised a first external investment of € 20 million from De Hoge Dennen Capital.
Dutch fintech startup BUX has launched its zero-commission investing app to French users, making it the first neobroker of its kind in the market.
Cevinio, a fast-growing Accounts Payable software company from Rotterdam has raised €4.5 million from Endeit Capital and CNBB Venture Partners.
Eighteen entrepreneurs from the Dutch online startup and scale-up community are joining forces to finance an international study by Erasmus MC into the clinical picture of COVID-19.
The Tunga Academy offers free online courses for African tech talent and is part of the company’s investment program for educational resources.
Dutch startup WordProof has won one million Euros in the pan-European competition ‘Blockchains for social good’ by the European Commission.
Rate My Meeting is a Dutch startup that works with professionals and companies to improve meetings, their inclusivity, effectiveness and employee satisfaction.
Amsterdam based startup Connecterra, the Artificial Intelligence (AI) leader for the dairy sector has secured €7.8 million in a Series B funding round. The round adds new AgTech and industry insiders as investors in the Company.
Dutch mobile investing startup BUX has extended its European expansion with the launch of new app BUX Zero in Germany and Austria.
Dutch startup Be-Addy works with media agencies and advertisers to create, optimize and automate their media plans. Anton Kooijman, Elwin Gastelaars, the founders of the online advertising company elaborate.
Pan-European marketplace for short-term, property-backed loans, EstateGuru has closed a €880K funding round on investment platform Seedrs.
Eighty-nine startups from across Europe have been selected to take part in the annual EIT Health Headstart programme.
Woon Duurzaam, a Netherlands-based startup, assists customers who are in pursuit of a sustainable lifestyle by providing every homeowner with an affordable energy sustainable home.
Dutch investment company CNBB Venture Partners has made a multi-million euro investment in Wyzetalk, a fast-growing digital employee engagement company.
Ola Electric, an offshoot of Indian ride-hailing company Ola, has acquired Etergo BV, an innovative electric scooter OEM, based out of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Renoon is a Dutch fashiontech startup that connects customers with innovation and the new ways to consume fashion and is is the first platform that utilizes technology to screen items for their sustainability characteristics.
Amsterdam-based artificial intelligence startup Lalaland has won the 15th edition of the Philips Innovation Award 2020 that included a cheque worth €50,000.
Netherlands' carrier neutral datacenter operator Dataplace, has opened a sixth Tier III datacenter in Hoofddorp.
Dutch e-bike tech scale-up VanMoof, has raised approximately $13.5 million from Europe’ top venture capital firms Balderton Capital and assembly partner SINBON Electronics.
Route42, a Dutch Startup that has embraced smart data in assisting logistics become more efficient and save money has raised €700,000 from BOM Brabant Ventures and Peak Capital.
With startups struggling to remain afloat during the coronavirus crisis, a Netherlands based startup is redefining the recruiting landscape.
We are living in unprecedented times. The widespread outbreak of coronavirus has created uncertainty across industries, fashion retail being particularly vulnerable with the closure of bricks and mortar stores.
Penny Whitelaw tells all about her startup Scircula. As one of the five winning startups, Scircula will speak on the main stage of Cross Media Congress 2020.