Dutch startup news update: ‘Budget Day’, Lendahand, Travelbird
5 March, 2021 by
Dutch startup news update: ‘Budget Day’, Lendahand, Travelbird
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Here's what you need to know about last week in the Dutch startup scene.

News & Updates

After 'Budget Day', new fiscal measures and budgetary plans in The Netherlands were announced for 2017. What does it mean for startups?

Crowdfunding platform for entrepreneurial projects in third world countries Lendahand expands to the UK.

Travelbird received a multi-million euro loan from Main Capital's mezzanine fund. It will be used to finance its quick growth.

The HighTechXL programme organization decided to do things different this year. After breaking up with Startupbootcamp, they went ahead themselves – with the help of the Eindhoven Startup Alliance. The result? A semi-refreshing new take on the concept of ‘demo day’. Check out the 8 pitches.

Amsterdam Capital Week will kickoff today. It will be a busy week! Check out all of the events here.


Eindhoven-based cybersecurity scale-up SecurityMatters got 'more than 5 million euro' in funding.

The B2B marketplace for empty space in trucks Quicargo received a 450.000 euro seed investment from Hebo Investments (investment arm of Dutch transport company H&S Group) and several private investors.

OneFit, an Amsterdam-based startup providing unlimited membership to health & fitness, received 850.000 euro in funding from Dutch VC Peak Capital and angel investor Roelof Borggreve.

Monday morning read

Successful exits take time. 'If you're looking for a quick flip, find a burger joint'. (Tech.eu)

The One Ubreakable Rule in Business Writing (Harvard Business Review)

Blendle's co-founder Alexander Klöpping learned to not worry about scratches on devices anymore. (Medium)

Image: Lendahand

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