Last week, of course, was crazy. The Startup Fest Europe really shook things up. Here's what you need to know:
FastNed raised more than 3 million euro through the new Dutch exchange Nxchange.
Magnetic.io, the creator of VAMP, raised 500.000 euro from Volta Ventures.
Microsoft committed a 100.000 euro investment in Grwo during the Techilicious diner in Delft.
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In case you have been living under a rock: Prince Constantijn will become the 'new Neelie' as special envoy for startups at StartupDelta.
KPN Ventures did its first fund-in-fund investment in the US VC Cottonwood European Technology Fund.
Competition for FastNed: the Dutch energy company NLE is about to invest its 2015 profits into building charging stations for electric vehicles.
In Eindhoven, the former Startupbootcamp HighTechXL team is being supported by the Eindhoven Startup Alliance.
Startup Fest Europe: recap of recaps
A recap of our reports from events throughout the week:
The Next Women – Queen Máxima: "The level of female entrepreneurship in The Netherlands is higher compared to the male counterpart."
Startup Fest Europe opening – Tim Cook: "You got to do it for love and passion, not for the green."
The Future of High Tech – Prince Constantijn: "Startups and corporations validate science."
The Next Web Day 1 – Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten: "If there's no toilet paper, tweet me."
Campus Party Netherlands: – It sure got one thing right and that's atmosphere.