Tagged: the netherlands

Entersekt Accelerates European Growth By Opening New Headquarters & Adding New Hires

Entersekt, a mobile-first fintech solutions firm, announced on Thursday it has relocated its European headquarters from Geldermalsen to Utrecht, both in the Netherlands. According to the fintech,  the new location offer much needed growing room for the fintech innovator. The company’s Munich office, overseen by Entersekt’s… Read More

Pan-European Marketplace Raisin Launches New Savings Platform in the Netherlands

Raisin UK, a successful European Fintech that provides a marketplace for consumers to earn more money on their savings, announced on Wednesday it has launched a new savings platform in the Netherlands. The company reported that it expanded its reach in the Netherlands after introducing… Read More

Dutch Fintech Five Degrees Announces Acquisition of Iceland-based Core Banking IT Systems Provider Libra

Five Degrees, a Netherlands-based fintech, announced on Thursday it has acquired Libra, a provider of core banking IT systems in the financial sector in Iceland. Five Degrees reported that the acquisition boosts its international growth ambitions, enabling the company to offer its full-service proposition of… Read More

Propel(x) Announces Formation of the Propel(x) Industry Council

Propel(x) announced on Thursday the formation of its Propel(x) Industry Council. According to the online angel investment platform, the new council consists of a group of industry thought leaders and influencers who will provide support and guidance for early and growth-stage science and technology startups. Members… Read More

Drupal Social Quickly Snares & Surpasses Initial Goal on Symbid: Next Gen GoalGorilla’s Community Software

After successfully raising €150,000 in 7 days Drupal Social is now overfunding on Symbid to reach the €200.000 for 10% of its equity goal. To date, the platform has raised over €182,000 toward its new goal. Drupal Social’s parent company GoalGorilla is a digital agency that designs, develops and markets… Read More

Tilt Prepares For Global Launch By Announcing Rollouts in The Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark and Norway

This week, crowdfunding platform, Tilt, announced it is making the final preparations to launch globally starting in November by hitting five additional international markets by early 2016. Tilt, which was founded in 2012 by James Beshara and Khaled Hussein, recently placed a foothold in the European market… Read More

Kickstarter Opens For Five More European Countries

Continuing its global expansion, crowdfunding giant Kickstarter announced that it has opened shop for five European countries: Austria, Belgium, Italy, Luxembourg, and Switzerland. Kickstarter revealed on Tuesday: “We’re thrilled to announce that Kickstarter is now available to creators in five more European countries: Austria, Belgium,… Read More

Bonjour! Kickstarter Announces Crowdfunding Services For French Inventors

On Monday, Kickstarter announced that it is ready to open its doors for inspired French inventors. The crowdfunding company stated: “We’re so excited to announce that Kickstarter is now open to French makers, innovators, filmmakers, chefs and creators of all types! French creators can start building… Read More

Guten Tag! Kickstarter’s Yancey Strickler Announces Crowdfunding Services For German Campaign Organizers

On Tuesday, Kickstarter announced that their campaign creation process is officially open to German project creators. Kickstarter’s Yancey Strickler wrote: Hallo Deutschland!   My name is Yancey, I’m the CEO of Kickstarter, and it’s my pleasure to welcome all of you to the Kickstarter community.  … Read More

Equidam Takes the Mystery Out of Company Valuation

Recently I was speaking to a prominent venture capitalist and we were talking about valuations.  As most people in the startup space know there is a lot of mystique and a touch of voodoo in how you value an early stage company.  Some people call… Read More

Q&A with the Kickstarter Community Team (Hangout)

Scheduled for Apr 22, 2014 7PM CEST Dutch projects go live on April 29! Join Kickstarter’s Stephanie Pereira for live Q&A via Google Hangouts. We are excited to meet you and answer your questions! To participate in the Q&A, you will need a (free) Google account…. Read More

Project Creators In The Netherlands Can Begin Building Their Kickstarter Campaigns Today

Back in February it became known that Kickstarter would begin operating in the Netherlands as part of the platform’s continued effort to globalize in a measured and strategic way. Today Kickstarter has announced that project creators in the Netherlands can officially begin creating their projects… Read More

Symbid, Equity Crowdfunding Platform, Begins Trading on OTCQB

Netherlands based Symbid Corporation, a crowdfunding platform that helps private investors, SME-entrepreneurs and start-ups come together in a secure ecosystem, has announced it has become publicly listed on the OTC Markets exchange under symbol SBID.   The company stated it was using the to accelerate… Read More

Brief: Kickstarter to Open Up in the Netherlands

Global crowdfunding platform Kickstarter has announced they are opening up their rewards based platform to creators based in Holland in the near future.  The US based company has steadily expanded their global reach having already announced their official presence in multiple countries.  Their first push… Read More

Symbid CEO Responds to Move into US as Crowdfunding Platform Eyes Expansion

Recently in an 8K public filing, Holland based crowdfunding platform Symbid indicated they were formally setting up shop in the United States by incorporating in Nevada.  Simultaneously the filing shared the company had just closed a funding round having raised over $1.5 Million in a… Read More

First Private Mission to Mars is Crowdfunding Now

Crowdfunding on Indiegogo, Mars One Intends on Establishing Permanent Human Settlement. There have been plenty of fascinating space technology and exploration campaigns crowdfunded on various platforms.  Now we have a Private Mission to Mars which is scheduled to launch in 2018. This project out of… Read More

UInvest International Crowdfunding Conference – Europe

UInvest International Crowdfunding Conference that will take place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands on October 11-12, 2013! Everybody knows that UInvest has an exciting program of meetings and greetings with its clients throughout the globe. The fabulous meeting with a large audience of Uinvest clients will be held… Read More

Symbid Crowdfunding in Holland, Planning for International Growth

Symbid is one of the first investment crowdfunding platforms to launch live in Europe. The Rotterdam based company was co- founded in the Netherlands by Korstiaan Zandvliet in 2011.  The idea was born of a concept while Korstiaan was attending business school at ERASMUS.  The… Read More

Equity Crowdfunding Site Symbid Announces Addition of Crowdfunding Features

Equity crowdfunding platform Symbid has announced new features associated with their crowdfunding platform.  The new features are designed to enhance the investment crowdfunding experience for both investors and entrepreneurs offering shares in their company. The first new feature has been labeled “Groups” which is effectively… Read More

SellAnApp Breaks Dutch Crowdfunding Record

UPDATED: In an early version of this article it was indicated that Enviu held the Dutch record for funds raised but it was pointed out (rightly so) that Enviu is in the number two position.  SellAnApp holds the record for raising funds on Symbid crowd funding € 150,000…. Read More

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