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Sprout Challenger50 2017 nominees: which company is the most innovative?

The thirteenth edition of the Sprout Challenger50 list has been released. On December 7 during the Sprout Challengernight the winner will be announced.

Company that makes a difference

On the list are 50 companies, led by several inspiring male and female entrepreneurs. The Challenger50 is all about the most innovative, daring and successful company. From startup to scale-up and even the established order can be found on the list. The winner will be announced during the Sprout Challengernight, which is also an opportunity for startups, investors and entrepreneurs to meet these gamechangers. During the night not only the winner will be announced, there will be a variety of inspiring speakers too. Eddy Zoëy will host the evening, Duncan Stutterheim from ID&T, Robert Vis from Messagebird and other succes stories will be shared on stage.

Challenger50 list 2017

Last years winners were Hotelchamp, Picnic and Van Moof, who are this years contenders?

Ace & Tate – Mark de Lange en Camiel de Lange van Bergen
African Clean Energy – Ruben, Judith, Stephen, Daniel en Alice Walker
Afval loont – Jørgen van Rijn
Aimforthemoon – Niek Karsmakers en Jesse van der Meulen
Athleteshop – Yuri Solinger
Black Bear Carbon – Jan Jonkman, Ronald Verberne en Martijn Lopes Cardozo
Bluebee – Hans Cobben
Brownies & Downies – Thijs Swinkels
ClubCollect – Adam Posma, Maarten Beucker Andreae, Willem van Kralingen, Maurits Van Rijckevorsel en Erik Van Eykelen
Dit is wijs – Frank Voskuil en Joyce Plas
Doppio Espresso – Peter van Eijl en Jonathan Teoh
EclecticIQ – Joep Gommers en Raymon van der Velde
Elastic – Steven Schuurman, Shay Banon, Uri Boness en Simon Willnauer
FEST Amsterdam – Femke Furnée
Fietsenwinkel.nl / IBG – Bastiaan Hagenouw
Five Degrees – Martijn Hohmann, Marianne Tijssen en Bjorn Holmthorsson
Flinders – Geert-Jan Smits
Frecious – Murk Vermeeren
Ghee Easy – David Klingen, Andreas Giel en Bela de Bruin
Good Shepherd Entertainment – Paul Hanraets
Greentom – Bart Bost
HackerOne – Michiel Prins, Jobert Abma, Alex Rice en Merijn Terheggen
Harver – Barend Raaff
Heliox – Jaap Schuddemat, Aswin Linden, Mark Smits en Rudi Jonkman
Instant Magazine – Daan Reijnders en Joost Galema
Land Life Company – Jurriaan Ruys en Eduard Zanen
Mycademy – Patrick Kieviet
Nerdalize – Boaz Leupe, Mathijs de Meijer en Florian Schneider
NightBalance – Eline Vrijland-Van Beest
Owlin – Sjoerd Leemhuis
Paazl – Ramon Keijsers en Bernard Schreiner
Plant-e – Marjolein Helder
ProQR – Daniel de Boer
Robin Radar Systems – Siete Hamminga
Rollor – Teun van der Laan
SciSports – Giels Brouwer en Anatoliy Babic
SLA – Nina Pierson, Jop van de Graaf en Ida de Haart
Speakap – Patrick van der Mijl en Erwin van der Vlist
Stella Fietsen – Daan van Renselaar en Wilco van de Kamp
The Next Closet – Lieke Pijpers en Thalita van Ogtrop
The Ocean Cleanup – Boyan Slat
Tripaneer – Robert den Hollander
Ultimaker – Martijn Elserman, Erik de Bruijn en Siert Wijnia
United Wardrobe – Sjuul Berden, Thijs Verheul en Thijs Slijkhuis
ViriCiti – Freek Dielissen, Simon Rijk, Alexander Schabert en Jan-Willem Heinen
Virtuagym – Hugo en Paul Braam
Zens – Johan en Erik Plasmans
Zoef.com – Niels Duijvestijn
Zolemba – Richard Rensen
Zonnepanelendelen – Matthijs Olieman en Sven Pluut

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Sabine de Witte

Sabine de Witte successfully failed her own startup and embraced the lessons she learned to connect startups and investors. She helps startups with pr and online communications, writes about tech as a journalist, judges events as a ‘pitch bitch’ and travels the world as startup spotter.

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