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Tips for investors and startups published in Q2 in 2017

Summer Reading List

Summer Reading List

All ambitious businessmen value the important information they gain through reading. Gaining new knowledge is crucial for the vitality of your business as well as for your personal development. To complete your summer reading list we’ve collected 5 books that will enrich your knowledge and…

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Dutch Startup Changemakers: Bert-Jan Woertman

Dutch Startup Changemakers: Bert-Jan Woertman

We had a chance to chat with Bert-Jan Woertman, an enthusiastic networker, creative communicator, new business developer and a Dutch Startup Changemaker. After 12 years as Marketing & Communications Director at High Tech Campus Eindhoven, he decided to change jobs and is just starting his…

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Dutch Startup Changemakers: Horia Alexandriu

Dutch Startup Changemakers: Horia Alexandriu

The CEO of Flattire, Horia Alexandriu, studied Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Amsterdam, after which he embarked on an exciting journey with his mobile bicycle service. He is a part of Startupbootcamp’s Smart City and Living accelerator and he’s trying to help younger startup generations with…

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Dutch Startup Changemakers: Ohad Gilad Keadyn

Dutch Startup Changemakers: Ohad Gilad Keadyn

We had a chance to talk to Ohad Gilad Keadyn, a VC, a serial entrepreneur, a mentor and a Dutch Startup Changemaker. He’s influencing the Dutch startup ecosystem with Keadyn, his venture capital firm; 42workspace, a coworking space in Rotterdam, and Angel Academy, which changes…

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10 Takeaways from Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard Commencement Speech

10 Takeaways from Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard Commencement Speech

Everybody wants to build the next Facebook. Every (inexperienced) investor is secretly hoping to be the one to invest in “the next Facebook”. How do you recognize it? How do you know that the problem you’re looking to solve is the one problem shared by…

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Dutch Startup Changemakers: Remco Janssen

Dutch Startup Changemakers: Remco Janssen

Remco Janssen aka the ‘Godfather of startups’ is the first influencer in our Dutch Startup Changemakers blog series. Proudly Represents, his PR agency for high profile and rapidly growing technology companies, and Silicon Canals, his online magazine about technology, entrepreneurship, and innovation open up the…

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Tips and Tricks for New Investors

Tips and Tricks for New Investors

Are you interested in investing in startups but perhaps don’t know where to begin? If you invest in a startup, you should be confident with the choices you make. With the large influx of startup companies worldwide, how can you make sure that you are…

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Tubbber: Sailing Within Everybody’s Reach

Tubbber: Sailing Within Everybody’s Reach

Have you ever looked outside on a lovely summer day and thought, “Geez! This would just be a perfect day to take the boat out!”. Thanks to Tubbber you can. Tubbber enables charterers and boat owners to let boats, both technically and financially secured. It acts…

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The Market Always Wins

The Market Always Wins

“When a great team meets a lousy market, the market wins. When a lousy team meets a great market, the market wins. When a great team meets a great market, something special happens.” Andy Rachleff One of the most common reasons why startups fail is…

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PickThisUp: Delivering Anything, Anytime

PickThisUp: Delivering Anything, Anytime

We had a chance to chat with Arjen van der Zee, the co-founder of PickThisUp. Find out what made this business consultant quit his job and embark on a startup journey with his rocking team. Learn more about their funding rollercoaster ride, the exciting news…

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The New Face of Leapfunder: Maaike de Reuver

The New Face of Leapfunder: Maaike de Reuver

As a startup founder who sold her company, Maaike de Reuver is familiar with both the problems the startups encounter, and the investor landscape. She joined Leapfunder as a Community Manager recently, and her first Round Table Session is already behind her. Find out more…

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Hugsy: The Best Possible Care for Babies

Hugsy: The Best Possible Care for Babies

We interviewed Sylvie & Jody, the co-founders on a quest to give babies the best possible start in life! Hugsy is a smart blanket that makes the positive effects of kangaroo care last longer. Find out more about this amazing startup, the problem they’re trying…

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Adine Rooyackers: The Person Behind The Success of Leapfunder Parties

Adine Rooyackers: The Person Behind The Success of Leapfunder Parties

Adine Rooyackers, a wandering writer, doesn’t need a lot of words to get your message across. Whether as a copywriter, content manager, an editor, or a community manager at Leapfunder, she has always been present on the Dutch startup scene. She made Leapfunder Round Table Sessions…

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