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Tips for investors and startups published in Q2 in 2016

5 Things to Look at in a Shareholders’ Agreement: Part 2

5 Things to Look at in a Shareholders’ Agreement: Part 2

This is Part 2 of Leapfunders’ blog on 5 Things to Look at in a Shareholders’ Agreement. Take a look at Part 1 of the series here. In Part 2 we will discuss liquidation preferences, control rights, drag along and tag along clauses, and entrepreneurs’ positioning…

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5 Things to Look at in a Shareholders’ Agreement: Part 1

5 Things to Look at in a Shareholders’ Agreement: Part 1

Looking at a Shareholders’ Agreement As a startup founder, you want to work on your business. Only your business, just your business, predominantly your business. Everything else is basically a hassle, annoyance, and a distraction. You have to find the right co-founders, employees you can…

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10 Angel Investing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

10 Angel Investing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Angel investing is an inherently risky industry, and even the most capable Angels can point out the duds in their portfolios. That’s why it’s unsurprising that a survey conducted by Worthworm, a startup valuation system based out of the United States, found that one in…

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GroupClip: Multi-angle Video Revolution

GroupClip: Multi-angle Video Revolution

Imagine if every video you create with your phone could look like it was taken by a professional. Different angles, different perspectives, audio synchronization…all the “pro” stuff you’d typically need to finish a course for. Wouldn’t you download that app immediately? Lucky for you, that…

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Superwomen in NL Tech

Superwomen in NL Tech

It’s no secret that women face challenges in the entrepreneurial world. Gender inequality is still an issue, even in the most developed countries. The Netherlands has some amazing women on top of the industry & they’ve decided to unite in order to make some changes.…

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Startup Industries in the Netherlands

Startup Industries in the Netherlands

The Netherlands has definitely earned its high-positioned place on the European startup map over the last couple of years & we’ve already listed the main factors that made it happen. Now, we wanted to take things to another level & give you a thorough overview…

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Introducing clevergig: Uber of Hospitality Staffing

Introducing clevergig: Uber of Hospitality Staffing

Hospitality is an industry which has been here for a long time and has dealt with the same staffing problems ever since. clevergig created a fantastic solution which allows bars & restaurants to have an experienced freelancer at their doorstep within an hour whenever they need it.…

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Eindhoven Startup Ecosystem

Eindhoven Startup Ecosystem

In 2013, Forbes declared Eindhoven to be the most inventive city in the world. Others call it the Smartest Place on Earth. Perhaps both are true. According to research, every year Eindhoven produces 22.6 patents per 100,000 residents. It seems a perfect place for everyone…

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From Buzzoek to CashOrCard to Countr

From Buzzoek to CashOrCard to Countr

CashOrCard (Countr) is a complete retail solution for business owners & they’re currently raising their 4th funding round via Leapfunder. With 7% average weekly growth in 2015, read all about the team that has proven to be able to deliver results in our interview with their CEO, John…

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CIC: From the US to Rotterdam

CIC: From the US to Rotterdam

The Cambridge Innovation Center, also known as CIC, is a well-known workspace for startups from the United States, with over $7 bln in venture capital & more than 1.000 companies. Their expertise is making sure startups have absolutely everything they need for their business; from…

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Amsterdam Startup Ecosystem

Amsterdam Startup Ecosystem

Amsterdam was ranked second best European city for startups by the European Digital City Index in 2015 and as the Netherlands aims to become the best country in Europe to start a digital business, things are only going to get better in the Amsterdam startup…

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ABN AMRO: Changing the Investment Climate for Startups

ABN AMRO: Changing the Investment Climate for Startups

ABN AMRO is an all-round Dutch bank that offers a full range of products and services to retail, private & corporate clients. The bank’s interest in startups has grown over the last few years and the team is working hard on educating investors & improving the…

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