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.

How This Entrepreneur Grew His Business to 40 Locations Worldwide--Without an Office

Inc Startups

Martijn Roordink runs a Netherlands-based co-working business that's giving WeWork a run for its money. Extreme Entrepreneurship

Meetin.gs Receives Funding From KoppiCatch, Launches In Netherlands


has found what seems to be a perfectly suited partnership with the Netherlands-based Seats2meet.com 's network of business centers.

Snapchat Chose an Unusual Place for Its International Headquarters

Inc Startups

Most American tech companies choose countries with low tax rates like Ireland or the Netherlands. Not Snapchat

Welcoming a new sponsor: Unit4

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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

Spotify Expands To Netherlands


Spotify has just announced that it will expand its service offering to Netherlands. Netherlands is the seventh country Spotify is available. It seems that Netherlands came before the US in the end, which shouldn’t be a big surprise.

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.

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.

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.

Spotify Expands To Netherlands


Servant by GOLD - Last week I visited Belgium.  Not literally,

Mark Birch

Today I go to the Netherlands. GOLD Servant No Image post rock new album Netherlands DutchServant by GOLD - Last week I visited Belgium. Not literally, but musically. GOLD is a post rock band, or as they say “post everything dark rock: The Dutch can be weird like that. This pre-release track Servant is pretty excellent. It is hoppy and bouncy with dark undertones. At the same time you have those sweet vocals floating on top.

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.

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.

METAL MONDAY: Singularity by Textures - I admit that I skipped.

Mark Birch

Maybe it is my bias but great metal does not emerge from the Netherlands*. Progressive Metal NuclearBlastRecords NetherlandsMETAL MONDAY: Singularity by Textures - I admit that I skipped over this band when they released their 2011 album Dualism. Textures more than compensates though with a smart brand of progressive metal that rocks to the core. They have been quiet recently but apparently are working on an album for next year.

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).

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.

Ben Franklin Didn’t Like the Choice of Bald Eagle

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

From Netherland by Joseph O’Neill.). As a Franklin devotee, I kind of loved this anecdote. Fight on, Ben!

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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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?

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?

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.

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.

Book Review: Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

Netherlands analyzed dozens of studies of people with high self-control, they found that these self-disciplined people did slightly better than average at controlling their weight, but the difference wasn’t as marked as in other areas of their lives.

6 Surprising Ways to Get More Creative

Inc Startups

Researchers at Leiden University in the Netherlands found the right form of meditation can actually improve creativity. Want to prime your creative juices? Start by making a mess--it''s good for your brain.

Win With Content- Be Fascinating Says Digital Storyteller Hans Heesterbeek


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.

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.

Serena Williams returning to competition for US Fed Cup team

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Tennis Association says Serena Williams will return to competition for the first time in more than a year at the country's Fed Cup matches against the Netherlands next month WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) AP) — The U.S.

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.

The Problem is the Advertising, Not the Ad Blocker

crowdSPRING Blog

A couple months ago, almost every major news site in the Netherlands served malware through its ads to its users. Media companies and publishers are mad. Like, really mad.

Estonian Taxify first in the world to launch mobile billing for cabs


After launching in-app payments with debit and credit cards in Baltic countries in April (with Finland and The Netherlands launching in May), Taxify has now rolled out mobile carrier billing in Estonia.

30-Hour Work Week: The Key to a Healthier Economy

Inc Startups

The book, titled Time on Our Side and put out by the New Economics Foundation, points out that the least crisis-hit economies in Europe, such as Germany, Denmark and the Netherlands, have shorter work weeks but end up doing economically just as well as the UK-- if not better.

Stop Working More Than 40 Hours a Week

Inc Startups

In six of the top 10 most competitive countries in the world (Sweden, Finland, Germany, Netherlands, Denmark, and the United Kingdom), it's illegal to demand more than a 48-hour work week. You may think you're getting more accomplished by working longer hours. You're probably wrong.

Dutch Food Delivery Website Takes Bitcoins


Dutch Food Delivery Website Takes Bitcoins The main website that arranges home delivery for restaurants in the Netherlands is now accepting payment in bitcoins, an increasingly popular form of digital currency. Bitcoin is growing in popularity everyday, and more and more individuals are trusting the currency. The recent spike in price per USD has only helped.

10 lessons I learned by taking the entrepreneurial Red Pill

The Next Web

A perfect story from the Netherlands in my opinion: Favour.it In addition, we’d been broadcasted on the largest television show here in the Netherlands. I found it unbelievable how many Meetups there are, even in a small country like the Netherlands.

How To Name Your Startup And Brands


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.

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.

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Top 25 White Hat SEO Bloggers Worth Reading

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Her company Level343 provides global SEO services in countries like Italy, the Netherlands, and France. After all this craziness and Google updates (Hummingbird, Panda, Penguin etc.)

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Car Repair Marketplace Autobutler Picks Up $5 Million From Creandum


With the funding they plan to hit 12 European countries, but it appears Autobutler is starting its international rollout in the Netherlands, Germany, UK, and Norway, as the Autobutler site has been localized into those languages.