As you know, we believe in empowering purpose-driven businesses 🌿
To celebrate our latest edition of Amsterdam Capital House (our annual gathering for Capital connections), we launched a special series together with our friends, The Green Dreamers!
Sharing a special series of portraits & a few of our favorite #GreenEntrepreneurs from the community.
We hope you’ll enjoy this as much as we enjoyed (co)creating it!
Below is a sneak peak. All you need to do is follow the links to read the full interviews 👇🏽
“The perception of #plantbased cheese is very low, and we’re trying to change that. The…
This has been a challenging year for everyone, and we’ve been dedicated to making the most out of it and offering our support wherever possible.
With the current lockdown in our hometown Amsterdam, we wanted to take this opportunity to spread a little bit of love and positivity.
Our community plays a big role in the creation of everything we do, which is what we kept at our core during this turbulent year.
With this year coming to an end, we’re looking back at some of our proud moments — but also excited to start revealing our plans for 2021!
Maartje van Wijk is managing director at Wenneker Group, operating from 4 different locations worldwide, dedicated to deliver high quality film content for Global Brands and international ad agencies. The Wenneker Group currently has 45+ employees and additional 200 freelancers working for them, all part of an ambitious growth plan for the coming years.
How would you describe yourself in one single word?
Resourceful (or Inventive)
As a mentor at nlgroeit, what is your biggest drive in mentoring other entrepreneurs? What is it you like to help them with?
It has become very obvious that every entrepreneur is facing the same…
Patrick Driessen is founder and managing director of investment company 8P Capital and founder of SHE. Health Group (women’s health). As mentor of nlgroeit he shares his experience as an investor and entrepreneur to help other entrepreneurs in growing their business while minimizing risks.
Hi Patrick, how would you describe yourself in one single word?
As a ‘game-changer’ — to bring new energy, leadership, inspiration, and disruption to an individual or a business. To layout a new path for others, for them to follow and execute.
As a game-changer, what is your biggest drive when mentoring other entrepreneurs? What is…
During this year’s Amsterdam Capital Week, two of Amsterdam’s favorite startup accelerators joined forces - proving that there is always room for collaboration in the startup ecosystem.
Meet Guy Vincent, founder of Publishizer & alumni of Rockstart. Guy came all the way from the land down under, tested out New York, and is now with us in Amsterdam.
TLDR; If there is one thing every entrepreneur should take…
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Last, but definitely not least in our StartupAward interview series is CodeGorilla — the social enterprise helping the workforce of the 21st century.
If you haven’t heard already, they just won 1st place (!) in the StartupAward competition by TEDxAmsterdamWomen. Congrats to the team!
Read on the see what they’re up to, straight from Co-Founder Diem Do…
MEET CODEGORILLA — Founded by Diem Do & Jelle van der Meulen
- Who is CodeGorilla? -
CodeGorilla is a social enterprise that teaches software development and 21st century skills to unemployed people and helps them get…
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After digging into Digital Legacy (data after death…), we’re moving onto Sharing Spaces with Friendly Faces!
Meet the next finalist of TEDxAmsterdamWomen’s Startup Award…
MEET VENOPI — Founded by Ivana Setiawan
- What Venopi Offers -
Venopi is an online marketplace where users can list, browse & book commercial spaces on a short-term basis.
We are creating a network for sharing space that enables local businesses to maximize the usage of their space, while emerging businesses get access to affordable and unique locations that are otherwise unavailable.
By connecting through our online platform, virtually…
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One of the events you‘re’ sure to find during Amsterdam Capital Week is TEDxAmsterdamWomen’s Startup Award!
The semi-finals of their annual competition kicked off the week on September 24th. After hearing the female founders pitch their companies, the judges selected the 3 finalists who continued to the final stage of the competition.
What are these finalists up to? We spoke to Graciëlla from Closure to hear more… (Teaser: They’re hiring!)
MEET CLOSURE — Founded by Graciëlla van Hamersveld & Chantal van der Velde
- What is Closure? -
After someone has passed away, Closure…
From the startups of Amsterdam Capital Week 2018
Exactly one month ago, Amsterdam Capital Week brought together over 3,000 startups, investors and innovators with 30+ curated events throughout the city. Each event brought together bright minds, facilitating meaningful connections.
To get to know our audience better, together with our partners at KvK, we asked the startups and a few investors to shed some light on their sides of the funding table…
Here are the results!
Who are the startups attending Amsterdam Capital Week?
The nice thing about the week is that you have so many events, each catering to different…
The week we’ve all been waiting for is finally here! Amsterdam Capital Week! We would not have been able to organise this week filled packed with 30 events all over Amsterdam, without the help of our trusted partners. One of our devoted partners is Rabobank, and we had the pleasure to interview Wouter Stevens, SME Manager at Rabobank Amsterdam.
ACW: Thank you for taking the time to interview with us! Can you tell us about your background?
WOUTER: My name is Wouter Stevens , SME Manager at Rabobank Amsterdam. Together with my team of about 30 account managers, we offer…