Tagged: netherlands

Update: Bolt Mobility Surpasses €2 Million Within First Month on Seedrs

Just one month after launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, Netherlands-based scooter company, Bolt Mobility, has successfully raised €2 million from more than 1,600 investors. The company originally sought to raise €1.5 million as it prepares to expand and develop its new AppScooter.  The… Read More

Rabobank Partners with Dynatrace to Help Future-Proof Customer Experience

Rabobank, a Dutch multinational banking and financial services company, has inked a partnership with digital performance management company, Dynatrace. The new relationship allows Dynatrace to monitor in real-time the experience of every single Rabobank customer and employee. The intent is to optimize the user experience… Read More

Cloud Lending Solution Receives Investment from ABN AMRO

Cloud Lending Solutions, a company that provides turnkey online lending and leasing software, has received an investment from ABN AMRO’s Digital Impact Fund (DIF). The corporate VC fund focuses on strategic investments in companies that facilitate the digital transformation for ABN AMRO and its clients. DIF… Read More

Overfunding: Bolt Mobility Secures €1.5 Million Funding Target on Seedrs

Netherlands-based Bolt Mobility has secured its initial €1.5 million equity crowdfunding target on Seedrs. The company launched the initiative late last month, seeking the funds for its first scooter, AppScooter. As previously reported, the AppScooter notably accelerates 150% faster and goes up to 400km with our modular electric drivetrain. With… Read More

Netherlands-Based Bolt Mobility Aims to Raise €1.5 Million Through Seedrs Campaign For New AppScooter

Netherlands-based Bolt Mobility has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The startup is currently seeking €1.5 million through the funding round as it prepares to create its first scooter, AppScooter. According to Bolt Mobility, the AppScooter notably accelerates 150% faster and goes up to 400km with our modular… Read More

Symbid Accounts for 27% of Investment Crowdfunding in the Netherlands During 2017

While the Netherlands market is small, equity crowdfunding platform Symbid is apparently having an important impact. Symbid has reported that in the first half of 2017 its platform accounted for 27% of all “venture capital” crowdfunding in the Netherlands.  Investment crowdfunding in first half of… Read More

Report: The Netherlands Raised Almost €100 Million in Crowdfunding During the First 6 Months of 2017

A report by Dutch crowdfunding agency Douw & Koren is reporting that crowdfunding is once again on the rise in the Netherlands. Following a challenging 2016 during which sector growth stagnating, during the first 6 months of 2017 crowdfunding is seeing renewed momentum. According to… Read More

Dutch Fintech Firm Adyen Achieves Pan-European Banking License to Bypass Banks & Process Cross-Border Payments Directly

Dutch fintech firm Adyen announced on Friday it has received a pan-European banking license that allows it to bypass banks and process cross-border payments directly to its merchant customers. According to Adyen’s chief executive, Pieter van der Does, the Amsterdam-based company received the license in… Read More

Internet of Coins Raises $1Million on CoinStorm

Everybody is doing it. Raising money using digital coin, that is. Internet of Coins is the latest entity to take advantage of the crowdfunding with bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. If you want to read the legal document you can download it here but IoC says… Read More

Netherlands’ Rabobank Forms Partnership With Fintech Firm Signicat to Launch New Digital Identity Service

On Thursday, Netherlands-based Rabobank announced it teamed up with fintech firm Signicat to launch their digital identity service provider (DISP) called Rabo eBusiness. According to the companies, this new service offers a range of online login, identity, signature and archiving solutions. It also provides “optimal convenience”… Read More

Symbid Files for Reverse Stock Split & Name Change in SEC Documents

Symbid (OTCMKTS:SBID) has filed an 8-K Amendment to enact a reverse split of its shares and a name change to “Sincerity Applied Materials Holdings Corp” – thus ending its chapter as a publicly traded security. Symbid, the first crowdfunding company to publicly trade shares on… Read More

Report: Crowdfunding in The Netherlands Grows by 33 Percent

In 2016 a total of €170 million was raised through crowdfunding in the Netherlands. This sets a new all-time high for the size of the crowdfunding market in the country. However, for the first time since its rise, crowdfunding in the Netherlands has not grown… Read More

Lumo & Oneplanetcrowd Join on Cross-Border Crowdfunding Campaign for Solar Project

Lumo and Oneplanetcrowd have joined together to crowdfund a solar project located near Perpignan in the South West of France.  Lumo is a France-based crowdfunding platform. Oneplanetcrowd is operating out of the Netherlands. The two platforms were said to have jointly developed a solution to overcome… Read More

Eureeca Funds First Dutch Investment Crowdfunding Deal

Global investment crowdfunding platform Eureeca has funded its first Dutch company. Adtech firm Cabture has raised €212,051 from 44 investors from eight different countries after 64 days of campaigning and pitching via Eureeca. The Cabture crowdfunding offer is still open as it has shifted into over-funding mode…. Read More

Mobile P2P Payments App Twyp a No-Go in the Netherlands, Will Continue Operations in Spain

ING plans to discontinue its P2P mobile payments app Twyp in the Netherlands after it failed to gain traction with customers, according to a release. Twyp CEO Mohamed de Booij indicated the decision to close down the service in the Netherlands was made following feedback from Dutch… Read More

The Rise of Equity Crowdfunding: Report by CrowdfundingHub

    The CrowdfundingHub has published a report on the rise of equity crowdfunding across Europe. The  document provides a snapshot perspective on sector growth noting that more evolved markets have gained investor trust but risks remain. Pointing to data provided by the Cambridge Centre… Read More

Eureeca Opens European Hub in Amsterdam

Dubai based Eureeca, a global investment crowdfunding platform, has officially opened its European hub with an office in the Netherlands.  FCA regulated Eureeca is seeking to expand its services and investment offerings across Europe. The company, which offers a digital marketplace for early stage entrepreneurs to… Read More

Brief: Record Amount of Crowdfunding in Netherlands During First Half of 2016

Douw&Koren, a Dutch crowdfunding consulting group, has reported that €86 million was crowdfunded in the Netherland during the first half of 2016. This is a record amount but the authors of the report caution that industry growth is slowing. The last report provided by Douw &… Read More

Seedrs Crosses the Channel. Opens Up Amsterdam Office as Part of European Expansion

Seedrs has opened up its first office in Continental Europe with the establishment of operations in Amsterdam. The location will be utilized to expand services in the Benelux countries of Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. The strategic push comes just after Seedrs received its EU… Read More

The Brexit as Viewed from the European Continent

In the troubled post-Brexit context, many leaders in the UK traditional and alternative financial services are trying to reassure their market and even to present the Brexit vote as an opportunity for the UK. Their statements read like reactions of the French after a soccer… Read More