All posts tagged “startup

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Daniel Haven & the Huge Success of ProctorExam

ProctorExam, a Leapfunder alumnus and the Dutch company that provides hundreds of universities and professional licensing companies with software for online proctoring, has been taken over by a British division of the American company Turnitin as of December 31, 2020. The software company is now the sole shareholder. ProctorExam… Read more

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Raising Funding via Convertible Notes

Entrepreneurs are not always aware of the different financing tools available to them when raising funding, nor the implications of the different forms of funding for their company. The three most common ways to get funding are the following: You can sell your shares You… Read more

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Dutch Startup Changemakers: Jelle Drijver

We talked to Jelle Drijver, the entrepreneur behind  Peper in je Pand, where he turns vacant commercial real estate into vibrant multi-company buildings. He is also the founder of MegaExposure, which helps you optimise your online presence. He’s shaping the startup ecosystem in Utrecht by presenting, giving… Read more

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German Startup Changemakers: Anna-Lena Gerber

Anna-Lena Gerber is a mission to improve the lives of families through community-building and social innovation. She is the Co-Founder & CEO of Mello, a Berlin-based startup and Techstars Accelerator alumni, which aims to help parents build strong local support networks online and in the real world. Find… Read more

Dutch Startup Changemakers: Femmie Geradts

We had a chat with Femmie Geradts, the Director of Startup Village Amsterdam. Startup Village is Amsterdam’s innovation hub where science-based startups are facilitated in locations, co-working spaces, and event studios. It houses a strong community of 35 startups. Femmie’s focus is to strengthen the… Read more

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CoolBeez: Word-of-Mouth for Online Shops

CoolBeez solves the following problem for small and medium-size online shops: when people recommend things to each other, the default reaction is to google or go directly to Amazon. So word-of-mouth benefits Google or Amazon rather than individual shops. CoolBeez brings the online shop back… Read more

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BASH: a Social Network Based on Events

We had a chat with Joris, the Co-Founder of BASH, a social network based on events. The platform attracts active users by enabling them to easily host and share invites for private events such as birthdays, dinners, weddings, and more. Find out why BASH is a… Read more

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Mainblades: Fully Automated Aircraft Drone Inspections

We had a chat with Dejan from Mainblades, a company that’s on the brink of introducing their revolutionary aircraft inspection technology, using fully-automated drones, to the aviation MRO (maintenance, repair & overhaul) industry. Within the aviation industry, Mainblades is regarded as the next-generation solution provider… Read more