ProfitCon Netherlands – Behind the Scenes

Mike Michalowicz

What a privilege to attend Europe’s ProfitCon in the Netherlands! The post ProfitCon Netherlands – Behind the Scenes appeared first on Mike Michalowicz And what a great space – so well done with all the Profit First signage and material we could think of! Such a thoughtful and perfect event for over 100 accountants and bookkeepers to learn the Profit First system! And yes, I was on that catwalk. Without tripping.

Here are the 5 hottest startups in the Netherlands

The Next Web

By Daniel van Heusden and Andrea Hak When the Netherlands is mentioned the conversation often goes through a set cycle of topics. However, the Netherlands represents far more than these cliches; it’s home to one of the most vibrant startup ecosystems in the world. Yes, they go everywhere on their bicycles, have an open policy towards cannabis, and have an unhealthy relationship with fireworks.


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Java DevOps Engineer | Veldhoven, Netherlands


Cross Border Talents is hiring a Senior Java DevOps to work in Veldhoven, The Netherlands in one of our Clients. Your Role as a Java DevOps Engineer: Support the architects in the translation from high level design to work-break down. Contribute to the domain architecture pictures Maintain the domain/solution. Interface Design between JAVA EE modules and when needed the ASML factory SAP environment. Define software deployment strategies and execute them in case it is required.

Software Configuration Engineer | Veldhoven, Netherlands


Cross Border Talents is hiring a Software Configuration Engineer to join one of our Client's in Veldhoven, Netherlands Do you want to define and manage our configuration baselines to enable efficient test bench & proto integration / customer upgrades and meet our Client's quality standards?

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. For these interviews, we pick people who add value to our community  in the blog, in the forums, in the projects. Plainly  activities that make crowdSPRING a better 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. The Netherlands remains open for business. The advantages of spatial clustering go under the name “agglomeration economies” and the Netherlands has a very big one called the ‘Randstad.’ Showcases Dutch Innovations Throughout History


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. So much so that the Royal Netherlands Embassy has developed , a website wholly dedicated to celebrating Dutch startup and innovation culture. “In the Netherlands, innovation is not a conscious tactic. Ideaspotting innovation The Netherlands

Help! My marketing planning is a mess

The Startup Magazine

Currently, Belgium and the Netherlands are our first goals. Marketing Belgium budget communication content Email marketing HubSpot inspiration Marketing plan Marketing Strategy Netherlands online courses Organization Productivity Project management Search engine optimization Social media startup strategy team Technology training whiteboardStartup marketers are worried. They have no time for ‘the fun part’.

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. We get good news coverage about SXSW here in the Netherlands, and so we’ve been following SXSW. Storro is based in The Netherlands. sxsw netherlands blockchain data-storage startup

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

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. The winner, mattress business Emma (Germany), was announced tonight at TNW Conference Founders Dinner in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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The Best Emerging Real Estate Markets In Europe For 2020


Rotterdam, Netherlands. In the Netherlands , the property market is unlike others on this list as 70% of the property market in Amsterdam is made up of rentals, so there are a limited number of properties available to buyers.

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Tech5 2019 will expand its reach to all of Europe and Israel — apply now

The Next Web

Except this year we’re going big… In the past, only startups from the Netherlands, the UK, Spain, France, Germany, and Sweden could apply. TNW and Adyen’s annual Tech5 competition is back again. Every day, startups prove individuals can harness the power of technology to actually create change and have a positive impact on society. Here at TNW, we believe these silent innovators deserve their time in the spotlight.

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


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. They bring strong talent, a customer-centric culture, low-cost production operations and strong e-commerce capabilities that work seamlessly together to serve customers with market-leading prices, fast delivery and great […].

List Of The Best SEO Chrome Extensions In 2020


Supported countries are Brazil, India, Japan, Great Britain, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, the Netherlands, South Africa, Ireland, Russia, China, Poland, Hungary, Salvador, Australia, and Canada, as well as the com.

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Crazy Ideas

Mike Michalowicz

Recently while at the airport in The Netherlands I found they are utilizing some innovative alternatives to produce energy. Want to charge your phone? You create the power – hop on and pedal. How cool is this? It’s a reminder of how thinking outside of the box can truly enhance your business. I know I have asked you this recently and I will ask again – what makes you different? How are you standing out in your industry?

Best Companies For Magento Support


Reach Digital, Netherlands. Madia BV (Netherlands). Netherlands). The advent of E-commerce opened up a lot of possibilities for everyone. People can now transact business, buy and sell goods and services, and share data anytime and anywhere. As long as they have the connectivity, people find it more convenient to do all these remotely. For this reason, the providers of these goods and services harnessed the latest technology to bring them to their users.

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. Every year we search for the answer and for 2016, we’re proud to announce it to you. Congrats to Lesara for claiming the number one spot! Download the full list of the 30 fastest growing companies But that’s not all.

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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.

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. This post originally appeared on the Sketchfab blog. It’s a beautiful afternoon as I write this post at the Dineen coffee shop in Toronto.

Crowdboxer Recommends Event Deals Based On Your Interests


Amsterdam, Netherlands-based Crowdboxer offers you special deals on events. It’s kind of like a Groupon for events, but then again, not really. Crowdboxer builds your profile around your interests, with information pulled from your social media accounts, and put you on a “secret&# list.

Kinderfeets – Ergonomical Push Bikes For Kiddies


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. There’s awesome infrastructure catered for the cyclist: not only is there 25,000 miles of traffic-free cycling routes in the country, it’s also one of the safest. And in Amsterdam, nearly everyone cycles.

So How Did YOU Get Picked for Accelerator?


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?

Channeling Growth in 2021

Austin Startup

Afterwards she chased her degree to the Netherlands where she kicked off a successful career. In August 2020, Growth Channel joined Sputnik ATX’s Summer 2020 cohort where she grew her userbase 20% weekly on average. We all know what happened in March of 2020. Austin, Texas was no exception.

Most Overused Buzzword On LinkedIn Profiles? Creative.


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. If there’s one word most people describe themselves with professionally, it’s creative.

It’s Not a Speech, It’s a Listen

Mike Michalowicz

My friend and speaking coach John Bates and I had an opportunity to catch up during our recent trip to The Netherlands and this guy continues to inspire and motivate me. Every speech you do – is a listen. John has been my speaking coach for eight years. I know, I make these keynote speeches look easy (wink, wink).

Top Locations For Small Business Professionals: LinkedIn


The Netherlands (There are 597,010 LinkedIn members in the Netherlands who are small business professionals.). Savvy small business owners know the power of professional networking, but in recent times they’ve also climbed onto the bandwagon of online professional networking with LinkedIn , the world’s largest professional network with more than 175 million members worldwide.

The Perks Of Studying In Rotterdam


Why don’t you study in Rotterdam: “the Gateway to the world” Rotterdam, the second largest city of the Netherlands houses Europe’s largest city port and ranks tenth in the world as a prominent center of economics situated in the province of South Hollands. Everyone can ascertain to the fact that the benefits of studying in a conducive and favourable environment cannot be overemphasized. It makes learning and skill acquisition effortless and worthwhile.

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. Jordan Casey and Puck Meerburg show that age doesn’t have to be a factor when it comes to being a tech entrepreneur. Jordan is the CEO of Casey Games , a mobile games company founded in January 2012.

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


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. Multinational : Brazil. Dynamic : France. Effective : India. Problem solving : Italy. Motivated : Ireland. Managerial : Spain. Track record : Singapore.

Divalicious Puts A Shopping Mall In Your Hand


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. If you can’t enough of shopping, there are always online shopping sites to get your fix.

SXSW Pitch Finalist: Plantible Foods

Austin Startup

Tony Martens , Co-Founder at Plantible Foods , moved his company to San Diego from the Netherlands The Forrest Four-Cast: March 3, 2020 Plantible Foods wants to contribute to a more sustainable and responsible future while meeting the food needs of a hungry planet.

SXSW Pitch: The 50 Finalists for 2020

Austin Startup

SXSW Pitch features 50 incredible startups from across the United States and around the world The Forrest Four-Cast: February 1, 2020 Scheduled March 14–15 at the Downtown Austin Hilton, SXSW Pitch brings together 50 of the world’s best startups.

The 2018 State of Conversion Optimization Report


Four countries—United States, United Kingdom, The Netherlands, and Canada (ordered by number of respondents)—account for 54% of all responses. Among the top four countries (by number of respondents), the lowest salaries were in The Netherlands, where a CRO professional makes an average of $56,847. To assess the State of the Conversion Optimization Industry in 2018, we gave a 26 question survey to 701 people who work in the optimization space.

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. Here are a few reasons to start a business in Rotterdam: • Rotterdam is located in the heart of the Netherlands, 30 minutes south of Amsterdam, and close to other European hubs including London, Paris and Cologne. •

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

How New Technologies Enabled These Young Entrepreneurs To Threaten The Traditional Retail Landscape


When his boss asked him to map and monitor all fast-growing E-Commerce companies in the Netherlands, he saw how fast these companies were growing, with some of them quadrupling their revenues year after year. The pace of change in consumer behaviour has never been higher than in the last couple of years. While large corporations are struggling with the digital transformation, small agile firms emerge every day and challenge traditional retailers.

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). The employee is then, in essence, no longer entitled to separate general tax free reimbursement of expenses, in relation to the assignment to the Netherlands. The scheme’s associated residence permit entitles the applicant to be a resident of the Netherlands for one year.

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. This is the second in a series about the changing models of corporate innovation co-authored with Evangelos Simoudis. Evangelos and I are working on what we hope will become a book about the new model for corporate entrepreneurship.

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.