Startup Changemakers: Alexander Griekspoor

Startup Changemakers: Alexander Griekspoor

Alexander Griekspoor, a Dutchie living in Portugal, has a passion for both technology and science. As a biologist, he first connected these two worlds by making apps for scientists. Currently, he’s working on Agenda, his note-taking app that won the 2018 Apple Design Award. Find…

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German Startup Changemakers: Sebastian Almer

German Startup Changemakers: Sebastian Almer

Sebastian Almer ​​is a consultant for business model innovation, design thinking and agile transformation. He prepares companies in the region of Ulm for the challenges of tomorrow. Find out how he’s contributing to the startup ecosystem in Ulm, what challenges are the founders facing in…

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Most Common Mistakes You Could Make With Your Contract & Term Sheets

Most Common Mistakes You Could Make With Your Contract & Term Sheets

In the startup world, understanding your contract and term sheets can make or break your deal. A term sheet is the first formal (non-binding) document between a startup founder and an investor and lays out the terms for investment. A good term sheet aligns the…

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German Startup Changemakers: Kai Malkwitz

German Startup Changemakers: Kai Malkwitz

Kai Malkwitz is an entrepreneur, a business angel and a startup mentor. He offers strategic consulting for organization development, innovation processes and entrepreneurship. His focus is on b2b (or b2b2c) businesses with disruptive potential in Energy, Mobility, and Smart Cities. Find out why he only…

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Husense: We Know Where People Go

Husense: We Know Where People Go

Husense is a highly innovative company and solution provider. They developed an alternative to camera surveillance that guarantees complete privacy and that can look where cameras can’t. Their innovation is a radar-based sensor that works for indoor and outdoor spaces, gathers human density and activity…

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German Startup Changemakers: Marcus Dr Opitz

German Startup Changemakers: Marcus Dr Opitz

Marcus Dr Opitz has over 30 years of operational business experience. He is a Managing Director for companies with a turnover of up to €3.7 billion. He managed acquisitions, restructurings, carve-outs and disposals of more than 60 companies on behalf of corporates (i.e.BASF SE), private…

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Dutch Startup Changemakers: Bas van Rens (Founder of TrueKinetix)

Dutch Startup Changemakers: Bas van Rens (Founder of TrueKinetix)

Bas van Rens is the Founder and CEO of TrueKinetix, a company that offers a smart bike that makes indoor cycling as smooth as outside. While combining opportunities and technology give Bas energy, his entrepreneurial mind makes him look for shortcuts that solve problems and…

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State of the Startup Market Q1 2022 Report

State of the Startup Market Q1 2022 Report

Our Startup Directory feature works as a one-stop shop for startups. We want to give very early-stage companies an opportunity to get visibility and help them raise funding. We believe there is enough capital out there for every good idea. What we offer startups is to sign…

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Leapfunder’s Alumnus Barqo Acquired by Borrow A Boat

Leapfunder’s Alumnus Barqo Acquired by Borrow A Boat

London-based boat rental platform Borrow A Boat has acquired Barqo, a peer-to-peer boating marketplace based in Amsterdam. This acquisition will strengthen Barqo’s position in the Dutch market and fuel its growth into other European markets, thanks to the high level of synergy between the two…

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German Startup Changemakers: Christoph Räthke

German Startup Changemakers: Christoph Räthke

It’s been a while since we talked to Christoph Räthke, a startup founder, investor, writer, speaker and mentor. Between ‘19 and ‘20, he was working on Angels of Deutschland, a podcast that follows him as he makes three investments in young, digital companies: 3 x…

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