12 Questions: Meet Connie Zegers (The Netherlands)

crowdSPRING Blog

Connie lives and works in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. What is the design industry like in The Netherlands? 12 Questions: Meet Marc Khlbrugge (the Netherlands). In our 12 Questions blog series, we feature interviews with someone from the crowdSPRING community.

Taking stock of the Dutch tech cluster: What The Netherlands needs to win the European startup scene

The Next Web

But hedonistic pleasures aside, The Netherlands actually has a great foundation for tech entrepreneurship. The Netherlands ranks top place in a large number of ICT indicators. On both these indicators, the Netherlands ranks second worldwide.

DailyDutchInnovation.com Showcases Dutch Innovations Throughout History

YoungUpstarts

In fact, The Netherlands would really like you to know that while it may be a really small country in northern Europe, that they are actually quite an innovative people. “In the Netherlands, innovation is not a conscious tactic.

SXSW Startups: Storro Secures Data

Austin Startup

Based in the Netherlands, Storro is a software company that contributes to a safer world through enabling secure communication via peer-to-peer and blockchain technology, which allows you to collaborate directly with who you need to, without the need to trust a third party.

Welcoming a new sponsor: Unit4

deal architect

Unit4, headquartered in the Netherlands, specializes in business applications for service-intense. It is an honor to welcome Unit4 to the past and present gallery of innovators and disruptors who sponsor the Deal Architect and the New Florence. New Renaissance. blogs. Industry Commentary

Cimpress, a Dutch Company, Buys BuildASign for $280 Million

SiliconHills

Cimpress, based in the Netherlands, bought BuildASign for $280 million. “We BuildASign sold Tuesday to the parent company of Vistaprint. We are excited to welcome BuildASign to Cimpress.

Mattress company Emma is fastest-growing startup in Europe

The Next Web

For the fifth year in a row Adyen and TNW teamed up to find the fastest growing companies in Europe’s six hottest startup ecosystems: the United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Germany, France, Spain, and Sweden.

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How Blacklane went from one city to over 250 around the world

The Next Web

In the lead-up to Tech5 2017 – the annual competition organized by TNW and Adyen which celebrates Europe’s fastest-growing tech companies in The Netherlands, UK, Germany, Spain, France and Sweden– we’re launching a series of remarkable stories of businesses that experienced extreme growth.

How Typeform became the world’s most popular online form creator

The Next Web

In the lead-up to Tech5 2017 – the annual competition organized by TNW and Adyen which celebrates Europe’s fastest-growing tech companies in the Netherlands, UK, Germany, Spain, France and Sweden – we’re launching a series of remarkable stories of businesses that experienced extreme growth.

Who are the 30 fastest growing companies in Europe?

The Next Web

For the fourth year in a row, TNW and Adyen joined forces to organize the Tech5 competition in which we scour The Netherlands, the UK, Spain, France, Germany and Sweden for the fastest revenue-growing companies. This is a question we ask ourselves.

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Why the future of work is already here

The Next Web

I’m also instant messaging a co-worker in New York City, about to get on a Skype call with our Community Manager in the Netherlands, and sending an email to our development team in Paris. Sean Kim is an entrepreneur, new-born writer, and striving life-hacker.

How Typeform became the world’s most popular online form creator

The Next Web

In the lead-up to Tech5 2017 – the annual competition organized by TNW and Adyen which celebrates Europe’s fastest-growing tech companies in the Netherlands, UK, Germany, Spain, France and Sweden – we’re launching a series of remarkable stories of businesses that experienced extreme growth.

Crowdboxer Recommends Event Deals Based On Your Interests

YoungUpstarts

Amsterdam, Netherlands-based Crowdboxer offers you special deals on events. It’s kind of like a Groupon for events, but then again, not really.

So How Did YOU Get Picked for Accelerator?

SiliconHills

This year, for example, contestants came from Ireland and Slovenia, Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, London, Tel Aviv and all over […] The post So How Did YOU Get Picked for Accelerator? By SUSAN LAHEY Reporter with Silicon Hills News So how out of 500 applicants for Accelerator, does Chris Valentine of SXSW choose the 48 companies (and their alternates) who will have the chance to pitch?

Kinderfeets – Ergonomical Push Bikes For Kiddies

YoungUpstarts

Cycling is a big thing in the Netherlands. It’s in such a culture that Netherlands native Oscar Mulder, an award-winning and published designer of Mulder Design , has introduced Kinderfeets , a small training bicycle for children that comes without pedals.

Lean Startup Machine Boulder

Feld Thoughts

The next ones are in San Francisco (5/25), Toronto (6/8), Rotterdam (Netherlands – 6/8), Los Angeles (6/15), Boston (6/15), and Seattle (6/29). I judged Lean Startup Machine Boulder yesterday afternoon. I had a blast and thought the program was really impressive.

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Most Overused Buzzword On LinkedIn Profiles? Creative.

YoungUpstarts

Netherlands: Creative. So in Australia, Canada, Germany, Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore, Sweden and United States, professionals used the word creative in their profiles to give themselves an edge in the careers… except that many others also describe themselves similarly.

Top Locations For Small Business Professionals: LinkedIn

YoungUpstarts

The Netherlands (There are 597,010 LinkedIn members in the Netherlands who are small business professionals.).

Boosting the French Tech Ecosystem

Cracking the Code

The Netherlands has a special tax regime for expatriates - known as the 30% regulation – which entitles them to a tax-free cost reimbursement of 30% of the salary (with some technical adjustments).

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Startup Lessons Learned 2011 streaming live

Startup Lessons Learned

I have been getting emails and tweets all day from people upset that they cannot get into Startup Lessones Learned 2011 - either here in SF, where we're sold out, or in one of the more than 100 simulcast locations around the world, many of which are sold out, too. We struggle with this issue every year, because we strongly encourage everyone who can to participate with their local entrepreneurship community. Strengthening ties between entrepreneurs is one of our most important values.

Inspiring stuff: Meet two talented tech entrepreneurs aged just 13

The Next Web

Netherlands-based Puck Meerburg , meanwhile, is a talented coder who took us through his journey leading up to his most recent release, a game called CatStacker. One of the most talked about parts of The Next Web Conference Europe 2013 was when two 13-year-olds took to the stage.

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“Effective”, “Motivated”, “Track Record” Most Overused Words On LinkedIn Profiles In 2012

YoungUpstarts

Here are the most overused words by country: Creative : Australia, Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States. Professional online network LinkedIn today revealed the most overused words and phrases in its members’ profiles this year.

Divalicious Puts A Shopping Mall In Your Hand

YoungUpstarts

Divalicious is available on iOS devices and can be found in the app stores for the following countries: USA, Japan, China, Korea, Portugal, Canada, Mexico, Sweden, Netherlands, Russia, Italy, Spain, Germany and France.

What To Know About Accepting International Payments

YoungUpstarts

For example, in the Netherlands, the majority of payments are done by direct debit, while in the Czech Republic, the standard is cash on delivery payment.

How One Entrepreneur is Helping International Students Find Housing With Ease

Hearpreneur

Housing Anywhere was founded by a student, Niels, from the Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) Erasmus University, the Netherlands in 2009. Finding a house in a foreign land can be hectic.

[Event] [Europe] Red Herring Top 100 Europe Awards 2011

YoungUpstarts

These finalists will compete for a prestigious Top 100 Award during the Red Herring Wireless conference to be held on May 23-25 in Amsterdam, Netherlands, an event that will see venture financiers, C-level entrepreneurs and other Europe-based technology glitterati rub shoulders with one another.

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How To Name Your Startup And Brands

Brandanew

It reminded me of Netherlands. Yesterday, I met up with the CEO and founder of an Ann Arbor Startup- High Five Pedal tours. Dave Cicotte, is on to the last week of his full time job, before he takes the final plunge. He is aiming at a St.

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New speakers + Ignite + streaming locations

Startup Lessons Learned

Startup Lessons Learned 2011 is just around the corner: May 23, 2011 in SF. You have just under a week to get general admission tickets before prices go up. A lot of people missed the early bird rates and wrote to me about it. Don't be late, buy your ticket now. We've also added a number of extremely discounted tickets for full-time students. New Speakers Our program keeps getting better and better. We're debuting many brand new case studies, and I could not be more excited.

SXSW Startups: DashTag Tracks Soccer

Austin Startup

Based in Rotterdam, Netherlands, DashTag will show off its own stats at 12:30 pm Sunday, March 11, along with the other finalists in Sports and Performance Data Technology , at the Hilton Austin, Salon AB. Tell us about the tech/startup ecosystem in the Netherlands.

Win With Content- Be Fascinating Says Digital Storyteller Hans Heesterbeek

Brandanew

Our ongoing Social Content Expert series travels to Netherlands today. I spoke with Digital Storyteller Hans Heesterbeek, a Rotterdam based digital storyteller about his experiences with what makes for winning Content Marketing strategies.

What Can Small Businesses Do About Poop Pollution?

YoungUpstarts

Despite this, the non-biodegradable plastic beads are only banned in Canada, the United States, the Netherlands and Ireland , with the UK planning to ban them at some point in 2017. by James Clarke, owner and founder of Biocell Water.

[Infographic] Top Office Pet Peeves

YoungUpstarts

Other countries include Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain, and the U.K. Do you want to know what really gets someone’s goat in the office?

Marathon #16: Cincinnati Flying Pig

Feld Thoughts

I had ice cream at Graeter’s every night, stayed in the classic Hilton Netherland , had Skyline Chili , and watched Atlas Shrugged in the old style Empire Theater. It wasn’t pretty, but I got it done. Marathon #16 was the Cincinnati Flying Pig and was the first marathon I’ve done in over a year. My march toward a marathon in every state continues. I’m not entirely sure what I’m doing in the photo below, but the medal proves I finished the marathon.

Five Reads: Life Under Blockchain

Austin Startup

Boyan Slat, the young founder and CEO of the Ocean Cleanup , a Netherlands-based nonprofit, has begun implementing a revolutionary system to address the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

Top 10 Common Mistakes By First-Time Online Entrepreneurs

Kodorra

I’m sure Booking.com didn’t think of just accommodating tourists with cheap hotels in the Netherlands when they started.

Surprise Is One Of The Most Powerful Small Business Marketing Tools

crowdSPRING Blog

It has always been difficult to stand-out in a crowded market. When the products you sell are also available from thousands of other vendors at the same or lower prices, how do you differentiate your business and convince customers to buy from you?

Innovation Outposts in Silicon Valley – Going to Where the Action Is

Steve Blank

Other companies operating in small markets with little R&D resources in their home country (ABB, Novartis and Hoffmann-La Roche in Switzerland, Philips in the Netherlands and Ericsson in Sweden) pursued R&D outside their home country by necessity.

Kickstarter Surpasses $1 Billion in Funding

Growthink Blog

On March 3rd, Crowdfunding platform Kickstarter announced that is surpassed $1 BILLION in funding pledges. That’s $1,000,000,000 in funding for entrepreneurs. Very interestingly, Kickstarter included lots of interesting statistics on these crowdfundings as follows: 5.7

Real Time Bidding In The European Market

YoungUpstarts

The strongest market is East Europe, with Poland registering an impressive growth rate of 800% and the Netherlands, one of the earliest adopters of RTB technology in Europe, with a growth rate of only 100% but is still constantly growing. by Frank Vitetta.

This Weekend

Startup Lessons Learned

The next couple of days are going to be amazing, as the Lean Startup community converges on San Francisco. I want to welcome all of you who are traveling to be here. Welcome to our fair city. There are only a few tickets left to Startup Lessons Learned 2011 on Monday (May 23). If you haven't registered yet, please do. As a reminder, the first 200 people to show up will get one of the very first copies of the Lean Startup Book , a pre-publication printed galley.

Join a conference simulcast near you

Startup Lessons Learned

Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur Mexico: Mexico City San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon Netherlands: Maastricht Utrecht New Zealand: Auckland Christchurch Norway: Bergen Oslo Peru: Lima Philippines: Davao City Poland: Gdansk Gliwice Poznan Warsaw Portugal: Braga Lisbon Romania: Bucharest Sibiu Timisoara Russia: Moscow Omsk Samara St.

Why you should pay attention to these 8 emerging tech hubs

The Next Web

Eindhoven, Netherlands. And this is just one of the many pioneering technologies surfacing out of this mid-sized Southern city of the Netherlands. This post originally appeared on the TransferWise blog.

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Host a Livestream of The Lean Startup Conference

Startup Lessons Learned

Last year, about 150 groups participated, including sites in Buenos Aires; Prague; Copenhagen; Tallinn, Estonia; Guadalajara; Warsaw; Bucharest; Kiev; Ljubljana, Slovenia;Wollongong, Australia; Uruguay; France; Germany; India; Israel; Italy; and The Netherlands. This post was co-written by Eric Ries and Sarah Milstein, co-hosts of The Lean Startup Conference.