There is a major domino effect happening that resulted in the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and it's impact on the startup ecosystem is far from over.
Our founding partner Tessa de Flines was interviewed by Leapfunder for their "Startup Changemaker" series. Learn how she is personally trying to make an impact in the entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Batten Down the Hatches!
Our Master Brad Furber shares why the fundraising landscape will continue to be extremely challenging for the balance of 2023.
2022 Ecosystem Research
We share an overview of research recently published on the startup and scaleup ecosystem and fundraising in 2022.
Join us at Startup Commons Leiden
Connect with VCs, business angels, startups, scaleups and regional multipliers in Leiden over drinks and dinner on 23 March.
2022 VC Tech Funding Trends
We share a summary of Yannick Oswald's article of what happened in the tech funding landscape this past year and what he predicts will happen moving forward.
Improving Successful Scaling
A study from McKinsey showed that Dutch start-ups perform worse at scaling than leading countries globally.
Investments Down in Q3 2022
We share a summary of the Q3 funding landscape in The Netherlands, Europe and the US. Worrying decline or a return to normal?
Join us at Startup Commons!
Connect with VCs, business angels, startups, scaleups and regional multipliers in the Delft, The Hague and Rotterdam area over drinks and dinner
Fundraising in a Downturn
We share our views on fundraising in the current unfavorable economic climate. The good news? It's not all doom and gloom!
KPMG Tech Innovator Competition
It was an honor for us to be a partner for the KPMG Tech Innovator competition with our co-founder Duke Urbanik in the jury.
Scaling Success Factors = Culture
Hidde Hoogcarspel shares what he believes are the key success factors for scaling successfully.
Inspiration at YOUNITE
Our co-founder Dieuwke Hoogland shared her experience and perspective on multidisciplinary teams during Younite
Time to Give Away Hats
When you are a startup founder, you are a jack of all trades and wear many hats. But if you want to scale, you need to realize when and which hats to give away.
German Ecosystem Insights
Never before has so much money flowed to German startups as in the past year. The total value of all VC investments in young German companies has more than tripled.
Are You Unconsciously Incompetent?
How aware are you of your blind spots? Do you try to do everything yourself or do you realise where you could use help and seek it out?
Looking for Ambassadors
We are looking for Ambassadors from all over the world to join us. Contact us if you are interested!
Hips Don’t Lie
Look at what people do, not what they say. Behavioural research is a powerful way to shed light on everyday consumer motivations and frustrations.
Steve Jobs: Visionary or Observer?
It’s often said that the most successful entrepreneurs are visionaries. Was Steven Jobs a visionary? Or an astute observer?
The Power of Passion
We are building a passionate group of Masters, highly skilled entrepreneurs and experts. And that itself is not unique. What differentiates us is our passion for entrepreneurship.
Increase Your Chances of Success
Improve your chances of success by taking the time to read about successes and failures of others, and the best practices that have bubbled up from these over the last decades.
Make Your Cloud Green and Flexible, While You Still Can!
Scale-ups have the opportunity to build their IT infrastructure from scratch, including their cloud provider
Customer Insight at the Heart of Your Breakthrough
90% of businesses fail because they couldn’t get anyone to buy their product. These and other major hurdles in preparing for a breakthrough come back to one central theme: Customer Insight.
Navigating the Crisis: Key Takeaways and Resources
Key takeaways and insights from our virtual roundtable entitled “Navigating this Crisis Together".
Hibernating Your Company to Ride Out the Perfect Storm
How can you weather out this “perfect storm” and survive as an entrepreneur?
Are Entrepreneurs Born or Made?
Is entrepreneurship intrinsic in the individual (nature) or is it learned (nurtured). Or said differently; are entrepreneurs born or are they made?