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Ten sustainable startups nominated for Herman Wijffels innovation award 2012

The Herman Wijffels award is a prize for innovative inventions that encourage sustainability, sponsored by the Dutch co-operative bank Rabobank. On October 4th the top 10 companies or ideas were announced. Read here a short overview of all ten companies … Continue reading

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NewVenture 2013 schedule: submit your business idea before October 22nd

NewVenture is a yearly business plan competition in the Netherlands, and the deadline for the first round is on October 22. So if you have an idea and the time to make a 2 page description, go to the NewVenture … Continue reading

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Congrats to Peerby for 2nd place in Postcode Lottery Green Challenge

Congratulations to Peerby, the Amsterdam based company for borrowing items from your neighbours. This weekend they presented their company in New York at the postcode lottery green challenge as part of the Clinton Global Initiative. They ended up joined second … Continue reading

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Beauty, care or people: cast your vote at the Marie Claire Starters award

Marie Claire, a magazine aimed at young women, published their shortlist for their annual starters-award. They have chosen three women-led startup companies that each have an innovative product. You can find the announcement here and from this page you can also … Continue reading

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Beautybookers.nl: a high speed startup

Ingrid Sloots, CEO and founder of Beautybookers.nl, introduces herself not only as someone with corporate experience but also as a “girly girl”. She is genuinely passionate about her business domain: hairdressers, beautysalons and the like. About five weeks ago she … Continue reading

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Innabox: a celebrity-social company by students

Innabox is a company that was started in Spring 2012 by a group students. The company was started out of course in entrepreneurship by the Amsterdam Center of Entrepreneurship(ACE-Amsterdam). Like many courses, this course required students to make groups and … Continue reading

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Winners NewVenture 2012

Yesterday june 28 2012 the grand finale of the NewVenture business plan competition took place in Amsterdam. Out of the more than 100 contestants, ten companies were selected to pitch their businesses in front of a life audience, and three … Continue reading

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Historical data on startup success: the NewVenture competition

When you are an investor, you want to know what the chances are that a startup will survive and grow. Unfortunately this is a hard question since solid historical data is hard to find. In this post we show you … Continue reading

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