Dutch startup news update: Jaunt, Eureeca, Seedrs

Here's what you need to know to stay up-to-date about the Dutch startup scene.

Funding

Energyworx, a SaaS-based energy data management platform from Houten, today announced a 1 million euro series A investment led by Dutch VC HenQ.

Customer feedback platform Mopinion secured a 'near 500.000 euro' investment from a group of investors led by Capital Mills.

News & updates

Crowdfunding platform from Dubai Eureeca is setting up shop in The Netherlands. It aims at scale-ups with an investment need of 250.000 euro – 2 million euro. (HT: Sprout)

Also, crowdfunding platform from the UK Seedrs is active in the Benelux from today on.

VR startup Jaunt, founded by Dutchie Arthur van Hoff is finally coming to Amsterdam. The company is opening a developers office there, because of the access to talent. (Link's in Dutch)

We interviewed Plugify CEO Eline Leijten about the on- and offline music industry, personal contact, the supply/demand dilemma and crowdfunding.

In Europe and The Netherlands a microcredit does not just refer to a small loan for people starting businesses in economically less developed countries. It also refers to (smaller) loans to entrepreneurs like yourself. We wrote a resourceful article on applying for such funds.

Investment entities in healthcare Fundis and Noaber Ventures together with InnovationQuarter have started FundIQ, a new incubator fund for startups in elderly care and special (long term) care.

UtrechtInc is looking for impactful entrepreneurs in their newly opened Garage. You can still apply this summer!

Monday reads

How to get the most out of… ugh… meetings. (Both Sides of the Table)

Having a mentor (for all kinds of things) is a good thing, but finding the right one takes some effort. Here's what you're probably doing wrong. (FastCompany)

Another great advice: tailwinds matter when building your business (The Heretic)

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