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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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Crowdfunding news: The launch of SellanApp and a worthwhile breast cancer book

With the launch of SellanApp this week, The Netherlands is becoming a hub of crowdfunding expertise in Europe. There is an interesting set of specialized players that can compete with the best known site Kickstarter in several fields. Whether you … Continue reading

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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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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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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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