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Live Rounds Update [the Netherlands]: December 6th

An office entrance with a 'Startmesh' sign

Startmesh is a Global Technology Venture Catalyst supporting the commercialisation of startups post the idea validation stage through to sustainable profitability or a liquidity event. Find out how they help startups move to the scaleup phase.

The big Gründerszene Spätschicht – Christmas Edition is opening its doors on December 13th to connect startups, investors and digital enthusiasts. Join us there!

Check out the promising startups currently raising funding: Soulskill & ITPA Group. Stay tuned for our coming soon rounds: Hug A Pet, obobBitz & PlenSat.

Happy investing,

Tienko, Rutger, Myrthe, Andrea, Nika & Mark

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Leapfunder Live Rounds

ITPA Group

ITPA launched this week on Leapfunder. We received over 35 information requests and documentation downloads so far, and we’re in talks with a lot of potential investors. The turnover YTD is 406K, an increase of 340% compared to 2017 turnover. Our biggest customer, a large European Airport, extended the contract with ITPA for an additional year. We just closed a deal with a glass manufacturer with 42 offices across the USA as well a partnership with the medical centre of interoperability in Nashville. Visit our round here.

A person using a typewriter on a table

Soulskill is a talent relationship manager for small and mid-sized teams to maintain and grow their freelance workforce. We recently closed a contract with the leading OTT (video streaming) platform in India,, to help them source independent video creators to repost on their platform. The potential annual billing for this contract is €100,000+. We have raised €105,000 in total as part of our current round. €85,000 was in form of a technical subsidy from the RVO. €20,000 is via angel investors on Leapfunder – this was also our minimum raise/first close. Visit our round here.

Digital veterinary services

Hug A Pet offers digital veterinary services to customers with a mission to make pet healthcare convenient and stress-free. They want to become the European market leader of the veterinary industry. Learn more.

Construction worker in front of a construction site

obob is an easy to use and very powerful photo app for teams in the construction and building industry: for construction professionals, trades companies and facility managers. Learn more.


Bitz is your payment app for festivals and social events. For event organizers who want to provide a seamless ordering process, Bitz offers a digital coin and a payment app for festivals and social events. Learn more.

An infographic explaining a productPlenSat is a clinical stage company with a patented therapeutic approach to treating patients suffering from overweight and obesity. We created a new device that will allow patients to control their weight. Learn more.

Leapfunder Alumni News

  • AppScooter’s monocoque frame was purpose-built for much more than meets the eye.
  • 24sessions is proud to announce their launch on Product Hunt.
  • PickThisUp is one of the 8 Dutch startups that are making logistics and transport industry smarter.
  • PlotProjects shares their new product updates: audiences, integrations, android 3X & more.
  • Civocracy was named as one of the startups driving the GovTech revolution in Europe.