Here’s what you need to know about last week in the Dutch startup scene.
News & Updates
The Dutch scale-up Takeaway.com on Friday had its IPO, for 23 euro per share. It raised near 400 million euro, which makes the business worth more then 1 billion euro.
Equity crowdfunding platform Eureeca from Dubai landed its continental European hub in Amsterdam.
Camptoo, the share platform for caravans and campers, successfully raised enough money through their crowdfunding campaign on OnePlanetCrowd. There’s still a month left.
The crowdfunding platform for productions in journalism Yournalism officially is for sale. The startup went down after it couldn’t pay back loans.
On the Marineterrein in Amsterdam this summer rose VR Base – a newly formed accelerator, incubator, community and testbed aimed at the VR sector. The hub wants the Dutch capital to become Europe’s VR capital. How to reach that goal?
BuyRely is a startup led by three ING employees, that offers buyers of solar panels a low risk alternative for down payments. This internal startup initiative is one of the first visible examples of ING’s innovation initiatives, and thus a rare intrapreneurship success.
One of the most talked about event of the Amsterdam Capital Week for sure was Angel Island, a mysterious ‘curated unconference’ aimed at founders and angels. Did it deliver?
Monday morning read
LONGREAD – Why Spotify Should Totally Buy Soundcloud. (FastCompany)
Hello Meerka… BYE MEERKAT. The video startup star of 2015 is already dead. (TechCrunch)
A cool thought experiment on being a better founder. Just say these two words after every sentence… (Medium)
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