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  • Angel investor network: average investment €5-10k
  • Over >40% of any deal comes from our most experienced investors
  • Over >70 investment rounds, since commercial launch mid-2014
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  • Safe & easy way to invest in high profile startups
  • Over >70% successful rounds

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Leapfunder makes it simple to discover and invest in promising startups online. Just a few years ago startup investing was only for a lucky few, because it was time-consuming to discover startups and the transaction costs were high. We’ve removed these barriers and now angel investing is available to everyone! Below you will easily find interesting startups. Investments can start from as little as € 1000.

If you're new to investing in startups: please read our 7 Tips for First-time Startup Investors.

Investment Opportunities

Check out the open investment rounds below


‘the Spotify for magazines’

"We believe relevant content enriches your life, and we are convinced magazine publishers are experts in making relevant curated content. Maggy’s mission is to bring great stories and the best content to any person, anytime, anywhere.”   Product Maggy – ‘the Spotify for magazines’ – offers an all-you-can-read magazine subscription, for only € 5,99 a month, giving you access to the full content of (currently) 33 premium magazines representing a total monthly value of over € 200,-. Maggy is an article-based application, letting go of the traditional pdf-replica magazine, enabling us to provide you the best cross-magazine articles, matching your personal profile. Unlimited access to 33 Premium magazines (many to follow soon!) Unique algorithm for personal article recommendations; Explore, search and save offline Designed for mobile, offering a great user experience; 7-day full access free trial; Paid account: € 5,99 per month for full access; Free account: read up to 5 articles per month.   Releasing Maggy 2.0 in June 2016 Maggy’s launch in January showed us that we have a great product with room for improvement. The release of Maggy 2.0 in early June will focus on user experience and user engagement with the point below as focus. Complete new in-app onboarding with focus on conversion; Improved navigation; Improved algorithm for better article recommendations; New design for article, issue and magazine overview; Updated website to increase app download; New personalized daily newsletter based on “Your Maggy” algorithm.   Business Model Maggy is the first to introduce a profit distribution model in the magazine market, based on time-spent, instead of traditional prices of print magazines. 70/30 split of net revenue between publishers and Maggy; Distribution of publisher split based on time spent; Focus on partners for subscription distribution; Advertising model planned for end 2016.   Maggy Essentials Easy international expansion; Content aggregator for publishers, resulting in key asset for partnerships; Subscription model creates recurring revenue; Publishing and advertising market still a multi billion market.   Feedback “…Looks amazing! Everything worked just fine from the beginning. Yesterday I started reading in bed and kept reading for over an hour! Must have read a dozen of articles already haha …” “…Great option to save article offline for in the plane …” “…Use it quite often in the train or when I am waiting. Excellent …” “…Even though I am part of the older target group, I encouraged my 4 kids to subscribe as well. I will keep promoting Maggy! …”   Maggy is featured in:

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Angel investing for everyone

Leapfunder aims to enable early stage high-potential companies to raise equity online from a pool of informal investors. For this Leapfunder has developed online investment tools that are designed for the combined needs of the companies and the investors.   Leapfunder helps startups to form investor syndicates online. For this purpose Leapfunder has developed the Leapfunder Note: a robust financial structure that makes it easy to bring together larger numbers of investor. Also Leapfunder has developed the Leapfunder Hub, an online social network for investors, where they can build or join syndicates.   The Leapfunder Note consists of a standard convertible note, and a special purpose vehicle for bringing together investors. This is combined with the software and payment means that allow the startup to issue the securities online.   The Leapfunder Hub is an online platform which enables investors to discover each other and communicate. It also makes it easier for a startup to be discovered by a larger number of investors.   Leapfunder aims to benefit from a startup only if the startup is successful. For this reason Leapfunder will normally receive a % cash commission, but it always keeps the option of swapping this commission for an equity participation in the startups that it supports. That means that Leapfunder shares in the upside of one of its alumni companies is highly succesful.

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Marketplace for exchanging holidays

About TradeYourTrip TradeYourTrip was created out of our own frustration, when we had to cancel our holiday and lost our money. Nevertheless we realized that this holiday would be sold again by the tour operator to another person. Since 1990 an European Package Travel law (90/314/EEG) exists, that allows consumers to re-sell their package holiday to another consumer, if they can’t go themselves. A package holiday consists of at least 2 holiday elements (mostly flight & accommodation) and the tour operator can only charge administration costs for the name-transfer.   Product TradeYourTrip is the people’s marketplace for real last-minute holidays from travellers that can’t go themselves. Both the seller and the buyer can save incremental money through TradeYourTrip. TradeYourTrip’s business model is based on a “no cure, no pay” principle and charges a 15% service fee to the seller, once the trip is sold. The marketplace is fully automated with xml-feeds to upload the holidays and has a triple security system to guarantee authenticity of the offered holidays and safeguard the (name) transfer.   Partners The uninsured traveller is the main target-audience to offer holidays on our marketplace.  Nevertheless the insurance companies are very interesting partners for TradeYourTrip, since they can deliver holidays of their clients and save incrementally (30%) on their yearly claim costs.  TradeYourTrip has partner agreements with 2 insurance companies of which one is the market-leader in Europe and active in 20 countries. Next to that deals are made with (Online) Travel Agencies to service their consumers and safeguard their commission (which they loose if a holiday get’s canceled).   Traction TradeYourTrip is live in the Netherlands ( and Germany ( since 3 months and has proven that the concept is working. Travellers are uploading their holidays and other consumers are buying the real last minutes. The tour operators are following the law and transferring the holidays for administration costs (up to 30 euro p.p.). TradeYourTrip has been covered by the leading press (RTL news, Radar TV, ZDF, RBB TV, Telegraaf, Parool, Frankfurter Allgemeine, etc.) and has reached a target-audience of 220.000 unique visitors in 3 months.   Purpose of funds TradeYourTrip will use the funds to increase the brand awareness & scale up the traction in the Netherlands and Germany in 2016, so that the planned series A investment (roll-out in Europe) in January 2017 can be safeguarded based on incremental & growing traction.

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Redefining Brand-user relationship

Virgla is a platform that brings together people with similar interests; we connect them around topics and brands they love and keep them engaged through relevant content & experiences.   By implementing the latest technology in the right way for the right moment Virgla aims to disrupt the traditional way of publishing and advertising.   Through a combination of quality co-created content and brand experiences, Virgla wants to inspire users to visit new places locally but also abroad,  discover new tastes, explore new topics of interest, style-up their days and reach out to new adventures.   Virgla Demo Day Pitch Virgla One Pager Virgla utilizes multiple technologies to deliver this experience to the communities Print Recognition GPS Fencing iBeacons Sound Recognition VIRGLA - OWN THE MOMENT

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Successfully Funded

Check out the closed investment rounds below

Bolt Mobility B.V.

Date17 December 2015

Floating Market B.V.

Date02 April 2016

Hinksprong B.V.

Date16 November 2015

NLC Venture Netherlands B.V.

Date01 August 2015

Favoroute B.V.

Date01 July 2016

Procwise Exam B.V.

Date02 November 2015

Shopper Concepts B.V

Date02 November 2014

Tabster B.V.

Date12 April 2016

Undagrid B.V.

Date13 June 2014

People & Food Group B.V.

Date01 June 2016

Bundle B.V.

Date01 January 2015

Giaura B.V.

Date16 April 2015
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What investors have to say about investing in startups via Leapfunder

The Leapfunder Note is a sensible and attractive way to place capital in start-ups in the Netherlands

Diversification is important in angel investing. Leapfunder is a platform that allows angels to spread their investments.

Leapfunder investing allows you to become actively involved in a start-up, just as in classical angel investing, while taking all the hassle out of transaction execution

Leapfunder is ideal for investing smaller amounts in a start-up in the very early stages. Such investments can be a powerful addition to a portfolio

With Leapfunder you get a great opportunity to build up a diversified portfolio of start-up investments, often investors can play an active role in developing the company

When I saw the Leapfunder proposition I thought straight-away: this is what start-ups need. I am an entrepreneur and wish this system had been available when I started my company.

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