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How to move from university course to a real company: the story of Innabox

The company Innabox was formed when five students met at an entrepreneurship course at the University of Amsterdam. As part of the course, they formed a team, designed a product and pitched their company at the course final event in … 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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Updates on Innabox, SellanApp, Favour.it

The summer is coming to an end and this means that several companies are now launching their product or service. Here are a few updates on what new things one can see at Innabox, SellanApp, Favour.it and some highlights from … Continue reading

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Promote your business: put it on the map (updated)

Made in Amsterdam is the name of a new website that show you where startup companies are in Amsterdam. The initiative was started by Mick Niepoth and Edo van Royen. There is no profit motivation. I guess the goal is … 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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Seven start-up companies to watch

This blog post is a simple list of startup companies that do something interesting and that I am following to see how they will develop. I recommend potential investors to follow these as well. I do not predict anything about … Continue reading

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